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Osinbajo extols late Idahosa, asks Christians to be tolerant – Punch Newspapers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has admonished Christians in the country to remain tolerant as they contribute their quota to nation building. Osinbajo gave the admonition at the 50th anniversary of the Church of God Mission International (CGMI) held in Benin on Saturday. Delivering the public lecture entitled: ‘The Christian, Politics …

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Gunmen kill three in Mexico City plaza shootings – Punch Newspapers

Gunmen dressed as mariachi musicians killed three people and wounded seven others in a square in downtown Mexico City popular with foreign tourists, police said. The three assailants carried out the shootings shortly before 10 pm on Friday (0300 GMT Saturday) in the busy Plaza Garibaldi, police said. READ ALSO: Agent …

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Buhari accepts Kemi Adeosun’s resignation, appoints Zainab Ahmed as replacement – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as minister of finance. In a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President thanked the minister for her services to the nation and wished her well in her future pursuits. Buhari also approved that the Minister of State Budget and National …

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Be patient, we’ll clean up your environment, Buhari tells Ogoni leaders – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged the people of Ogoni land in the South-South region of the country to be patient as government along with international community was working to restore their degraded environment. Special Adviser to the President on Media on Publicity, Femi Adesina quoted the …

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Police stop suspected IPOB arsonists in Rivers – Punch Newspapers

The Rivers Police Command says it has restored normalcy after suspected members of Indigenous People of Biafra  allegedly burnt trucks belonging to Dangote Industries Ltd. The command’s Spokesman, Deputy Superintendent of Police Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria  in Port Harcourt on Friday, It was …

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