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President Buhari Caged By Cabal As Doctors Ask Him To Shelve Work
​SaharaReporters has learned from sources at the Presidency that President Muhammadu Buhari’s doctors have advised him to shelve the idea of returning soon to the daily routine of running Nigeria on account of the gravity of his illness. However, some of Mr. Buhari’s closest associates are goading him to... Read more
Xenophobia: Nigerians in South Africa raise fresh fears over attacks
​Port Harcourt – The Nigerian community in South Africa said on Monday that some of its members were receiving calls threatening more attacks against their homes and businesses. South Africans had launched xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in Pretoria West on Saturday. No fewer than five... Read more
15 nabbed as FUTO Students protest over fee increment 
​No fewer than 15 students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), in Imo, were arrested following violent protests in the institution on Friday. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr Andrew Enwerem, who confirmed the arrest in Owerri on Monday,told journalists that the students... Read more
​The Nigeria police have released Audu Maikori, founder of Chocolate City, from detention, according to a tweet posted by the firm’s business development manager,Edward Ayide-Israel.  Mr. Ayide-Israel took to Twitter a short while ago to announce the release of Mr. Maikori from police detention. “Thanks everyone for #FreeAudu. He’s... Read more
5 die as lunatic sets family house ablaze
​IBADAN—FIVE people, including an eight-month-old baby and two other children aged three and six, were among those burnt to ashes when a suspected lunatic set his family house ablaze in Kisi, Oke Ogun area of Oyo state. The suspect, Monday Daniel, who is now in police custody, was said... Read more
2017 budget, Buhari’s letters dominate plenary, as Senate resumes tomorrow
ABUJA— AS Senate resumes tomorrow, work on the 2017 Appropriation Bill, several economic priority bills which are at different stages of their passage and reading of two pending letters from President Muhammadu Buhari through Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to his colleagues would dominate plenary this week. This is... Read more