President Buhari accepts Finance Minister, Adeosun’s resignation

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun.
The President accepted the resignation on Friday, a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said.

The president thanked the minister for her services to the nation and wished her well in her future pursuits.

Nigerian ambassador to Qatar dies

The Nigerian Ambassador to Qatar, Amb. Abdullahi Bawa Wase is dead.

Amb. Wase who is a non-career Ambassador hails from Plateau State.

He died on Friday night after being sick for a while.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, confirming the news said he received the news of his death with shock and prayed that God grants his family and the Nation the fortitude to bear the great loss.

The late Ambassador is to be buried in Doha at 7.00pm (local time) today.

Lady who ‘jumped’ off Third Mainland Bridge: How I was blackmailed after defrauded of N75m by syndicate

●I made N31 from the deal, says Islamic cleric

Breaking: Gunmen invade three communities in Adamawa

Some gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have invaded three communities in Adamawa State, burning down many houses.

The affected communities include Gon, Bolki and Nzomosu in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa.

The lawmaker representing Numan Constituency in the National Assembly, Honourable Sodom Tayedi, told journalists on Friday that the gunmen invaded the area around 7:00 p.m. on Thursday

She said the gunmen during the attack shot sporadically into the air and set houses ablaze, forcing residents to scamper to safety.

Breaking: Nigeria's Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, resigns

Nigeria’s finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has resigned from the President Muhammadu Buhari led government.

It is, however, unclear when the former Ogun state commissioner for Finance resigned her appointment.

It is however believed that the resignation followed the allegation of not serving the compulsory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, and obtaining a certificate that the NYSC has disowned.

The minister felt that her position is becoming untenable and is hurting the President in the run-up to the 2019 election.

I may jump into river, divorce-seeking wife tells court

A 28-year-old housewife and mother of one, Mautin Idowu, on Wednesday asked a Badagry Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve her five-year-old marriage to her husband, Michael, to prevent her from committing suicide.

The petitioner threatened to jump into a river in the coastal city if the court declined to grant her request due to the alleged wayward behaviour of her husband.

Mautin, a teacher in a public school, said that she was tired of her husband’s disrespect for her family, his intolerable behaviour and lack of love.

My husband bewitched me, woman tells Court

A housewife, Abosede Bamgbose, 28, on Wednesday pleaded with a Badagry Customary Court in Topo Garage to dissolve her marriage, alleging that she was bewitched by her husband, James, for eight years.

Abosede also told the court that there was no longer love in the marriage, adding that a spell was cast on her to win and sustain her love.
“Sometime in the year 2009, I followed my friend to a wedding party at Ajara Topa, Badagry; immediately I saw James, I fell in love with him.

Obi meets with official of Ford Foundation (Photo)

Anambra State former Governor, Peter Obi ( left), with the Executive Vice President Ford Foundation, Hilary Pennington (right), after their meeting in Lagos.

10 ways to control High Blood Pressure without medication

If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down.

Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If you successfully control your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you might avoid, delay, or reduce the need for medication.

Here are 10 lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure and keep it down.

Fayose to EFCC: I will make myself available on October 16

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said he will make himself available to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after handing over to Kayode Fayemi, Governor-elect.

Fayose, in a letter dated September 10 and addressed to the chairman of the commission, said several actions of the anti-graft agency suggest “the commission’s desire to have me clarify some issues or answer some questions”.