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How Sanwo-Olu’s directive triggered nationwide strike –Resident doctors

FRIDAY OLOKOR, Tobi Aworinde, DEBORAH TOLU-KOLAWOLE and OGBONNAYA IKOKWU Published 1 August 2021 The National Association of Resident Doctors in Lagos State has criticised the Lagos State Government for its…

Despite N2.3tn health budgets, Buhari spends 201 days on foreign medical trips

• Aso Villa clinic gulps N6.2bn in six years, doctors knock FG Six years and two months since his regime began on May 29, 2015, the President, Major General Muhammadu…

BREAKING: Blessing Okagbare suspended for doping, out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nigerian top athlete, Blessing Okagbare, has been “provisionally” suspended for doping on Saturday. The Athletics Integrity Unit made this known in a press statement, saying that the 32-year-old Nigerian athlete…

Hushpuppi: Kyari risks dismissal, criminal prosecution, says PSC

Adelani Adepegba, Leke Baiyewu and Kayode Oyero Published 31 July 2021 The Police Service Commission has said it will determine the fate of the Commander of the IGP  Intelligence Response…

El-Zakzaky, wife to jet out for check-up, face fresh terrorism charges

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenah, are planning to embark on a foreign trip for medical check-up, Saturday PUNCH learnt on…

N’Assembly plans to meet US Congress over $875m weapons deal stoppage

Leke Baiyewu and Jesusegun Alagbe Published 31 July 2021 The National Assembly is billed to hold talks with the United States Congress over the stoppage of weapons sale to Nigeria,…

National Assembly plans to meet US Congress over $875m weapons deal stoppage

Leke Baiyewu and Jesusegun Alagbe Published 31 July 2021 The National Assembly is billed to hold talks with the United States Congress over the stoppage of weapons sale to Nigeria,…

Angry mum stabs daughter to death for spending night outside home

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 45-year-old woman, Kafayat Lawal, for allegedly stabbing her 17-year-old daughter Ayomide Adekoya with a broken bottle to death. The woman also stabbed…

Akpabio plotting to stop protests with N2.5bn compensation, Niger Delta group alleges

The people of Eleme and Ogoni communities in Rivers State have decried the release of N2.5bn for compensation to reconstruct the Eleme section of the dilapidated East-West road. The President…

Hushpuppi: Lawyers group wants EFCC, FBI to take over Abba Kyari’s probe

A civil society organisation, Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers & Advocates, says that the Nigeria Police Force should hand over the investigation of a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari,…