Sanusi Asked To Be Osinbajo’s VP When Buhari Was Sick In London: Junaid

 

Junaid Mohammed, a second republic lawmaker, has alleged that the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, lobbies to be vice president when President Muhammadu Buhari was sick in London.

The former lawmaker while speaking with TheInterview, said Sanusi asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to consider him for the nation’s number two position in the event that the president dies. Read more

Amotekun May Become Unconstitutional If… – Minister Of Police

Maigari Dingyadi, Minister of Police Affairs, says Operation Amotekun may become unconstitutional if it differs from the support rendered by the Federal government on security.

The police minister said this on Saturday, in an interview with newsmen in Sokoto, saying the southwest governors had good intentions in creating the outfit but the constitution bestowed the responsibility of national security on the Federal Government. Read more

We Are Not Backing Down On Amotekun: Fani-Kayode

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reiterated his stance on the ongoing debate about the legality of the South West newly established security outfit, Amotekun.

Since the minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami declared the group as an illegal act, there have been serious debate on social media, with some groups applauding the decision, while others have vowed to support the security outfit. Read more

Border Closure Not Meant To Punish Nigeria’s Neighbours — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the closure of land borders in Nigeria is to strengthen the country’s security and economic.

Speaking via a statement which was released by his spokesman, Femi Adesina shortly after meeting with Nigerians in the UK on Saturday, he added that reports that say borders were closed so as to punish Nigeria’s neighbour is not true. Read more

Stop Drinking Garri To Avoid Lassa Fever: Medical Expert

Dr Boniface Okolo, Director of Public Health, Enugu State, has advised  Nigerians against consuming soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever.

Okolo, in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Enugu, said the specie of rats that cause Lassa fever are mostly in contact with Nigeria’s most popular staple food ‘garri,’ which is gotten from cassava. Read more