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2017-04-27 Buhari to Cabinet - Allow Me to Rest
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari today stayed away from the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, asking his cabinet to allow him to rest.

2017-04-26 ‎Buhari Seeks Approval for $6.4 Billion China, World Bank Loans
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, again sought the approval of the National Assembly for the federal government to secure about $6.4 billion dollar loans from the World Bank and China to fund infrastructural objectives across the country and combat polio outbreak in the North-East.

2017-04-27 Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture of Patience Jonathan's U.S.$5.8 Million to Govt
[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered a temporal forfeiture of $5.8 million belonging to a former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, to the Federal Government.

2017-04-27 Meningitis Outbreak - Death Toll Rises to 813
[Premium Times] Over 800 Nigerians have been killed by meningitis since the latest outbreak of the epidemic in the country 16 weeks ago.

2017-04-27 President Buhari's Security Officer Explains His Beef With Punch Reporter
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari's Chief Security Officer, Bashir Abubakar has defended his decision to expel a reporter for The Punch from the State House, saying journalists have a responsibility to be patriotic in reporting matters of national importance.

2017-04-27 Buhari Not Harassing Jonathan's Family - Presidency
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari is not harassing the family of former President Goodluck Jonathan as being alleged by the ex-president, the Presidency said on Wednesday.

2017-04-26 Why Buhari Was Absent From Executive Council Meeting - Again
[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at Wednesday's meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, because he was still resting.

2017-04-26 Why Blackout Occurred in Four States - Electricity Company
[Premium Times] The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, on Wednesday called for calm over electricity blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers states.

2017-04-27 Reps to Investigate N43 Billion #ikoyimoney
[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated its committee on National Intelligence and Public Safety to investigate the over N43 billion recovered from a residential apartment at Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

2017-04-27 Reps Probe NIA Over N15 Billion
[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its committee on national intelligence and public safety to investigate the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the N15 billion recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at Osborne Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.

2017-04-27 Jonathan, From Beginning, Was Too Small for the Presidency - Obasanjo
[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan from his first days as President showed he was too small for the office, saying he, Obasanjo, acted more as an opponent of Jonathan than a supporter of Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2015 presidential poll.

2017-04-27 Buhari Re-Nominates 'Frail, Tired' Octogenarian As Ambassador
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has re-nominated an 82-year old retired justice, Sylvanus Nsofor, over a month after his nomination as a non-career ambassador was rejected by the Senate.

2017-04-27 Again, Nigeria's Ranking Drops On International Press Freedom Index
[Premium Times] Amid growing concern over press freedom, Nigeria yet again recorded a fall on the international press freedom index on Wednesday.

2017-04-27 Army Chief Buratai Bestowed With Brazilian Highest Military Honour
[Premium Times] The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a lieutenant general, was on April 25 conferred with the Brazilian Military Order of Merit Award, at Brasilia, Brazil.

2017-04-26 Man Seeks Divorce Over Wife's Penchant for Having Babies
[Premium Times] A civil servant, Michael Ayinde, on Wednesday pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to end his marriage because of his wife's penchant for making babies.

2017-04-26 Buhari to Now Work From Home, Asks Officials to Bring Files On His Table
[Vanguard] Federal Government has said that President Muhammadu Buhari from now operate from home.

2017-04-27 Lamido Insists On Being Tried By Justice Ademola
[Daily Trust] Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to transfer the money laundering allegations against him to Justice Adeniyi Ademola's court.

2017-04-27 Presidency - Buhari Won't Approve Humiliation of Journalists
[This Day] Abuja -The presidency on Tuesday dismissed the attribution of the expulsion of The Punch reporter, Lekan Adetayo, from the Villa on Monday, by The Guardian to the personality of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the president would never approve the oppression of any journalist.

2017-04-27 Social Media Makes Spokespersons' Tasks More Difficult - Lai Mohammed
[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has again accused the social media of aggravating the challenges of government's media representatives.

2017-04-27 Again, Saraki's False Asset Declaration Trial Postponed
[Premium Times] The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, on Thursday adjourned the trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, after the prosecutor failed to provide a witness against the defendant.

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