Babalola Borishade is Dead, Buhari now to rule Nigeria from home and other major headline stories you missed today!

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Ex- Minister, Borishade dead

Nigeria has lost a foremost politician and a four-time minister who passed on following a failed battle with an ailment.

Prof Babalola Borishade, 71, former Nigerian minister of Education is dead. He died in London on Wednesday after a brief illness.

He was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was lung and heart –related.

Borishade was born in Usi- Ekiti on March 7, 1946 into the Ebi Ilotin family.

He served as a minister for four times, between 1999-2011.

In 2004, Borishade was appointed as Minister of State, Power and Steel.

Buhari now to rule Nigeria from home 


It is now official and no longer a matter of conjectures. President Muhammadu Buhari will henceforth rule Nigeria from the confines of his bedroom in the Presidential Villa Abuja.
All files and documents relating to the governance of Nigeria are to be taken to the president’s home for approval.
These much was revealed on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja.
President Buhari was absent at today’s meeting. This is the third time he would be absent at the meeting in a month

Court Orders Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m

Patience Jonathan
Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday granted a fresh ex parte application ordering the forfeiture of 5.8 million dollars belonging to a former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan.

Police investigates officer who threatened to kill 200 people if Buhari dies

The Nigerian Police Force says it has commenced investigations into the threat allegedly made by an officer Inusa Saidu Biu that he will kill 200 people If President Buhari dies.
A statement signed by the Force Police Relations Officer, Jomoh Moshood, reads, “RE – POLICEMAN THREATENS TO KILL 200 NIGERIANS IF BUHARI DIES.
“The Nigeria Police Force has commenced investigation into the unfortunate Personal comments made by the alleged Police officer named Inusa Saidu Biu on his Facebook account.
“Police officers are not to make unauthorized public comments.”

INEC fixes May 20 for Reps bye-election in Katsina

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed May 20, for the conduct of bye-election into Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency in Katsina State.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was sequel to the death of the member representing the constituency, Alhaji Sani Bello on Feb.15, 2017.
The INEC’s Administrative Officer, Mr Yunusa Kura made this known on Wednesday in Katsina during a stakeholders meeting.
Kura said that political parties were expected to conduct their primary elections between May 1st and 4th, 2017.
He said that public campaigns by political parties shall commence from May 5th and end on 19th May



  1. Is Buhari now a blogger? This working form home strategy is funny to me sha

  2. Buhari should just resign already. Why are African leaders like this? Work from home.., when you not a blogger like someone said.

  3. Buhari should just resign already.


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