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NECA, CIBN, MAN, others back Sanusi’s call for fuel subsidy removal...

Samuel Awoyinfa, Nike Popoola, Ifeanyi Onuba and Anna Okon Against the backdrop of the statement by the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II,...

APC chief backs Abiodun on projects – Punch Newspapers

Oluwatobi Akindele An All Progressives Congress leader in  Ikenne Local Government, Ogun State, Mr Wale Gisanrin, has expressed   confidence that  Governor Dapo Abiodun will...

Senators’ monthly pay is N15m, Sagay replies Lawan – Punch Newspapers

Tobi Aworinde, Abuja The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians,...

Seven killed in attacks by suspected herdsmen in Kogi – Punch...

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja No fewer than seven persons have been killed in overnight attacks by suspected herdsmen in Koto-Karfe in Kogi Local Government Area...

Ganduje reappoints Abba Anwar as CPS – Punch Newspapers

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the reappointment of Mr Abba Anwar as his Chief Press secretary. The Public Relations Officer, Office...

Nollywood actor, two teenagers drown in Delta – Punch Newspapers

Ochei Matthew, Asaba A Nollywood writer, actor and director, Kagho Harley Akpor, has reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at a popular hotel in...

Court orders forfeiture of fraudster’s N230.6m, $80.59 to FG – Punch...

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the final forfeiture of the sums of N210, 287, 697.45, N5,320,373.40, N15,008,809.79 and...

APC wants Amosun questioned – Punch Newspapers

Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta The All Progressives Congress in Ogun state has demanded that a former governor of the state, Ibikunle Amosun, be questioned...

Afenifere, Yoruba elders meet Buhari, seek true federalism – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh, Abuja The Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, and some Yoruba elders held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday. The leaders...

Osinbajo never used the word ‘exaggerated’– Laolu Akande – Punch Newspapers

The presidency has made clarifications on the statement made by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in New York on Nigeria’s security situation. Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s...

South West govs meet in Ibadan – Punch Newspapers

The governors of the six states in the South West on Tuesday met in Ibadan at a security summit where they pledged to...

CCT halts planned arraignment of Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi – Punch Newspapers

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has halted the arraignment of Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi for noncompliance with its rules. Ibraheem Alhassan, Press and Public Relations...

INEC has powers to de-register political parties – Ekweremadu – Punch...

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja A former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said the constitution amendments carried out by the 8th National Assembly...

60 presidential candidates fault PDP, Atiku – Punch Newspapers

Say controversy over server unnecessary Friday Olokor, Abuja About 60 presidential candidates in the 2019 general elections have faulted the Peoples Democratic Party and its...

Man sells child for N150,000 in Anambra – Punch Newspapers

Tony Okafor, Awka A 27-year-old man, identified as Chukwuma Enemuo has allegedly sold his three-day-old baby boy for N150,000 in Anambra State. It was gathered...

New Nigerian passport to adopt 22 security features, says CG –...

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Nigeria Immigration Service has said the country’s new passport will adopt tough security features that will help to fight crimes. The Comptroller...

FG inaugurates SEC board four years after dissolution – Punch Newspapers

Ifeanyi Onuba and Feyisayo Popoola The Federal Government of Nigeria has inaugurated the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission four years after it...

Some kidnapping stories are not true, Osinbajo tells Nigerians in US...

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has told Nigerians in the Diaspora that the spate of kidnappings in Nigeria is exaggerated and not entirely...

I never said troops lacked commitment – Buratai – Punch Newspapers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday, denied indicting commanders and soldiers of lack of commitment to ongoing counter-insurgency and...

Father defiles two daughters at knifepoint – Punch Newspapers

A father, Chukwuma Eze, accused of defiling his teenage daughters, has been remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons in Lagos on the orders of...

27-year-old man commits suicide in Epe —Police – Punch Newspapers

The Police Command in Lagos State has confirmed that a 27-year-old man, Omotola, also known as `Ola-brain’, on Monday, committed suicide over alleged...

Two more members-elect sworn in as Edo Assembly reconvenes – Punch...

Adekunle Peter, Benin Members of the Edo State House of Assembly on Monday cut short their adjournment and reconvened under tight security to swear in...

Police arrest two ATM robbery suspects in Ogun – Punch Newspapers

Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta Two members of a syndicate that allegedly specialises in robbing Automated Teller Machine users have been arrested by men of...

Oyegun blames Oshiomhole for crisis in Edo Assembly – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh and Kamarudeen Ogundele The immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, has accused his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, of...

PH airport reopens —NAMA – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency has reopened the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, in Rivers State following Saturday’s incident involving an Air Peace...

Stop guerrilla governance, set up cabinet, PDP tells Sanwo-Olu – Punch...

Tobi Aworinde The Peoples Democratic Party has asked Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to explain to Lagosians the reason for the delay in inaugurating...

Senate President’s aide on New Media, Olu Onemola, resigns – Punch...

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Special Assistant on New Media to the President of the Senate, Olu Onemola, has resigned his appointment. A statement by the...

ACF backs FG on almajiri – Punch Newspapers

Godwin Isenyo The Arewa Consultative Forum has backed the Federal Government’s moves to ban the Almajiri system in the North. The spokesman for the ACF,...

Osinbajo arrives New York – Punch Newspapers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived in New York on a four-day visit to the United States. Osinbajo and members of his entourage arrived...

Wabara to head PDP’s probe panel – Punch Newspapers

Success Nwogu Former Senate President, Dr Adolphus Wabara, is set to head the panel set up by the Peoples Democratic Party to probe the...

Bello has failed because he didn’t prepare for governorship — Audu’s...

Mustapha Audu, son of a former Kogi State Governor, the late Abubakar Audu, has joined the race for the state governorship election holding...

Governorship tribunal admits 59 witnesses, adjourns to June 26 – Punch...

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday adjourned hearing in the main petition of the People’s Democratic Party to Wednesday, June...

Nigeria not failed project – Osakwe – Punch Newspapers

Dr Andy Osakwe, Convener, Summit Bible Church (SBC), Abuja, has said that Nigeria is not a failed project, contrary to the erroneous belief...

Pipeline explosion rocks Rivers community – Punch Newspapers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THERE was panic in Komkom community in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State when a pipeline exploded in the...

DPO, girlfriend arrested over home help’s death in Katsina – Punch...

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested a Divisional Police Officer attached to Mashi Local Government, Mr Garba Talawai, and his girlfriend, Sadiyya...

No immediate plan to ban Almajiri system — Presidency – Punch...

John Ameh, Abuja The Presidency on Friday clarified the Federal Government’s position on the Almajiri system, saying that while proscribing it remained an ultimate...

You are inviting trouble, Oshiomhole warns Bauchi gov – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele and Adekunle Peter The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has warned the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, to...

Buratai retracts, commends soldier – Punch Newspapers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Friday commended the courage, commitment and sacrifice being made by officers and men of...

Gunmen kill 18 in fresh Zamfara attack – Punch Newspapers

Suspected gunmen have killed 18 persons in some communities in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, the Emir of Tsafe, Alhaji Muhammad Bawa...

FG inaugurates SEC board Monday – Punch Newspapers

The Federal Government will on Monday inaugurate the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission to be chaired by Mr Olufemi Lijadu. The News...

Local production of tactical vehicles, good for Nigeria, says Army –...

The Nigerian Army says light tactical vehicles and other weapons being locally produced by its company, Nigerian Army Vehicle Manufacturing Company will help...

NIS rolls out 10-year validity passport – Punch Newspapers

The Nigeria Immigration Service will on June 25, roll-out the enhanced 10-year validity e-passport at the Ikoyi Passport office, Lagos. NIS Public Relations Officer,...

NAFDAC bans production of smaller packs of Sniper – Punch Newspapers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said it will soon ban the use of Paraquat and Atrazine products...

Gunmen kill Rivers varsity lecturer – Punch Newspapers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt. A lecturer at the Rivers State University, Professor Emmanuel Amadi, was on Tuesday murdered by a group of gunmen suspected...

11 Bauchi Assembly members elect new speaker – Punch Newspapers

By Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi Eleven out of the 31 elected members of the 9th Bauchi State House of Assembly have elected Abubakar Suleiman as...

Immunity prevented us from probing Ganduje — Rimingado – Punch Newspapers

The Chairman of the Kano State  Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, Mr Muhuyi Magaji Rimingado, on Wednesday in Kano, advanced reasons why the...

PDP, SERAP, CDHR attack Buratai for blaming soldiers – Punch Newspapers

John Alechenu, John Ameh, Adelani Adepegba, Success Nwogu, Olaleye Aluko, Godwin Isenyo and Ogbonna Casmir The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai,...

Ex-minister Adewole’s son regains freedom – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Dayo, the son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has been released, The PUNCH can exclusively report. It could,...

We will not tolerate acts of violence —govt – Punch Newspapers

The Edo State Government has said it would not tolerate acts of violence from individuals and groups in the state, threatening to be...

Most of those who voted for us are very poor —Osinbajo...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the problem of extreme poverty in Nigeria keeps him up at night. Osinbajo disclosed this at a...

Gunmen abduct ex-minister Adewole’s son in Oyo – Punch Newspapers

Ademola Babalola, Ibadan Four gunmen on Tuesday evening abducted Dayo Adewole, son of the immediate past Minister for Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole in Iroko,...

We have no role in ministerial list, say APC govs –...

John Ameh, Abuja All Progressives Congress state governors said on Tuesday they had no role to play in deciding President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for...

2019 elections failed to meet 2015 standard –NDI/IRI – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh and Adelani Adepegba The joint election observation mission of the National Democratic Institute and International Republican Institute to Nigeria has said the...

Robbers, not gorilla stole N6.8m at Kano zoo — Ganduje –...

John Ameh and Ted Odogwu Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Tuesday dismissed reports that a gorilla swallowed N6.8m from a zoo in...

Lagos will continue prosecution of two varsity dropouts – Punch Newspapers

The Lagos State Government has said that in spite of a letter of withdrawal by the complainant in a rape case, it was...

Governors acknowledge receipt of N2trn – Punch Newspapers

The Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Atiku Bagudu, has said governors are grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari for the release of about...

No gorilla in Kano zoo, says Ganduje – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh, Abuja Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has rejected claims that a Gorilla swallowed N6.8million in a Kano zoo. He said the zoo in...

Fayose’s former aide gets six months jail term over land in...

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a former Chairman of Ado Local Government Area, Mr Taye Fasuba, to six...

CAN re-elects Ayokunle as President – Punch Newspapers

The President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, Rev. Supo Ayokunle, has been re-elected President of the Christian Association of Nigeria. The results was announced...

NAF discovers new Boko Haram camp in Borno – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Air Force’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft has discovered a new camp of the Boko Haram terrorists in...

INEC must produce server used for 2019 polls – Peter Obi...

Tony Okafor, Awka  Atiku Abubakar’s running mate  in the February 23 presidential election Peter Obi says the   Peoples Democratic Party will compel the Independent...

Soldiers kill notorious oil theft kingpin in Rivers – Punch Newspapers

Chukwudi Akasike,   Port Harcourt The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt has confirmed the killing of a notorious cultist and illegal...

Akeredolu sacks three commissioners – Punch Newspapers

Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu on Monday sacked three of his commissioners. The affected cabinet members include the Commissioner for...

Herdsmen allegedly attack village near Jalingo – Punch Newspapers

Justin Tyopuusu, Jalingo Again suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday evening attacked Janibanibu village on the outskirts of Jalingo, forcing residents to flee. The gunmen who...

I’m not lobbying for NDDC position —Ondo dep gov – Punch...

Peter Dada, Akure The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi on Monday denied reports that he was lobbying for the top position in...

Police refute claims of killings in Ibadan – Punch Newspapers

Ademola Babalola, Ibadan Oyo State Police Command has dismissed reports that five persons lost their lives in Ibadan, during the festival of a popular...

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Edo – Punch Newspapers

Adekunle Peter, Benin Gunmen have abducted a Catholic priest, Reverend Father Isaac Agubi in Edo State. Father Agabi who is the priest in charge of...

Crime rate declining, IG claims – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has claimed that the crime rate in the country was declining, despite reports of violent...

Rumoured student visa ban is fake news, says US Embassy –...

The United States Mission in Nigeria has debunked the rumour that it’s no longer issuing student visa to Nigerians. On its verified Twitter handle,...

Ondo youths protest at governor’s office – Punch Newspapers

Youths from Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State on Monday paralysed activities at the Governor’s office in Akure over alleged poor development...

Supreme Court delivers judgment on Osun gov poll July 5 –...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court on Monday fixed July 5 to deliver its judgment on the dispute arising from the September 2018 governorship...

NAF degrades insurgents’ hideout in Sambisa forest – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian Air Force has said its Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE,  has degraded another Boko Haram terrorist hideout in Sambisa...

Robbery suspect swallows lady’s wedding ring in Lagos – Punch Newspapers

Akinpelu Dada A suspected traffic robber has allegedly swallowed his victim’s wedding ring after threatening to kill her in the Oshodi area of Lagos...

EKSU postpones examinations over protest  – Punch Newspapers

A protest by students of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, has forced management to postpone the first semester examinations which were originally scheduled...

Guard your certificates well, we’ll not issue twice —WAEC – Punch...

The West African Examinations Council on Sunday advised people in possession of its certificates to guard them well, saying it will not re-issue...

Police confirm 34 killed by bandits in Zamfara – Punch Newspapers

The Police Command in Zamfara has confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi...

Oyo will focus on agric – Makinde – Punch Newspapers

MUDIAGA AFFE Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has declared that his government will rely on a revolution in the agricultural sector to actualise accelerated...

40-year-old man hangs self in Kano – Punch Newspapers

Ted Odogwu A 40-year-old employee of Tarish College, Kawaji, Dakata area of Kano State, Femi Oguntomi, allegedly hanged himself in Kano on Friday. Femi was...

43% candidates of Nigerian Law School fail resit examinations  – Punch...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja About 43 per cent of the candidates who took the April 2019 Final Bar Resit Examinations of the Nigerian Law School...

Onu not appointed SGF – Group – Punch Newspapers

The Onu Political Organisation has urged residents of Abakaliki and the public to discountenance rumour that Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has been appointed as...

We have started clamping down on abuse of naira notes —CBN...

Chidiebube Okeoma The Central Bank of Nigeria on Saturday said that it had started clamping down on the abuse naira notes nationwide. CBN director of...

EU decries low level of voter participation – Punch Newspapers

The European Union Election Observation Mission has stressed the need to urgently improve the electoral process in Nigeria. The EU EOM Chief Observer, Maria...

Your days are numbered, Buhari tells bandits, insurgents – Punch Newspapers

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina. President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, in Katsina State, declared that the days of bandits, kidnappers and insurgents in Nigeria were numbered. He...

Ekiti varsity investigates, queries lecturer – Punch Newspapers

The Management of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekti has said that it has begun investigations into allegation of sexual misconduct involving one of...

Kano anti-graft agency faults Sanusi – Punch Newspapers

Ted  Odogwu, Kano The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has described  Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi’s claim  that he  was   not the...

Two Air Force officers dismissed over attack on Magu’s farmhouse –...

Afeez Hanafi Two officers of the Nigerian Air Force have been dismissed for their alleged involvement in the murder of a police sergeant securing...

Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar may get ministerial appointments – Punch Newspapers

Oyetunji Abioye, Eniola Akinkuotu, Tunji Bosun, Justin Tyopuusu, Hindi Livinus, Peter Dada and Abiodun Nejo There are strong indications that the immediate past...

8th National Assembly didn’t perform to full capacity – Lawan –...

John Ameh, Abuja The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, on Friday said the 8th National Assembly did not perform to full capacity, a...

$360m Abiola stadium taken over by weeds – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba and Sodiq Oyeleke The National Stadium, Abuja, now renamed Moshood Abiola National Stadium, is in a state of disrepair following the failure...

850 students pass Law School resit exams, say DG – Punch...

The Council of Legal Education has said that 850 students of the Nigerian Law School passed the Bar Final Resit Examinations conducted in April. The council made...

Nigerian AirForce recruitment is free – Official – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian AirForce says its ongoing recruitment process is completely “free of charge” and executed in an equitable and transparent manner. Air Commodore Ibikunle...

Now, I choose to be called first lady -Aisha Buhari –...

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Thursday, announced her decision to be addressed as the First Lady of the Federal...

Ganduje demands apology from Sanusi – Punch Newspapers

Ted Odogwu, Kano Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been quoted as saying that Emir Muhammad Sunusi II must publicly apologise...

Abaribe emerges Senate Minority Leader – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade and Success Nwogu The Peoples Democratic Party member representing Abia South Senatorial District, Enyinnaya Abaribe, was on Thursday  named the Minority Leader...

Fayose slams Obasanjo, hails Buhari – Punch Newspapers

A former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola, presumed winner of the June 12,...

PDP leaders, senators meet over NASS Minority positions – Punch Newspapers

Success Nwogu, Abuja Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority...

Atiku, PDP asking us for server that we don’t have, INEC...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday insisted that it had no electronic server being sought to be accessed and inspected...

HDP, Oworu asks tribunal to cancel presidential poll – Punch Newspapers

Hope Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Albert Oworu, on Thursday prayed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to cancel the February 23 presidential...

Lawan swears in Okorocha as senator – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Thursday sworn in a former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, as a senator. Okorocha...

National Assembly leaders may name committees today – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the  House of Representatives may name three committees each on Thursday. They are also...

NAF helicopter crash-lands in Katsina – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed on Wednesday, Democracy Day, while trying to land at the domestic airport in Katsina State. The...

Buhari’s Democracy Day Speech – Punch Newspapers

Protocols All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that...

Let’s protect our hard-earned democracy —APC – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The All Progressives Congress says it joins all well-meaning Nigerians to celebrate the country’s new Democracy Day, June 12. The ruling party...

We’ll take 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Buhari – Punch...

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised the APC government will take 100 million Nigerians from poverty to prosperity in the next 10 years. Buhari disclosed...

Not enough to declare June 12 Democracy Day – Atiku –...

 “It is not enough to declare June 12 a Democracy Day when the government of the day is disrespectful of the rule of law...

Buhari hosts dinner for visiting leaders – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari played host to visiting world leaders at a dinner last night in Abuja, ahead of the country’s Democracy...

INEC finally presents certificate of return to Okorocha – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday issued a Certificate of Return to the embattled former Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha...

Buhari congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila – Punch Newspapers

*Asks them to be magnanimous in victory John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday congratulated the leadership of the 9th National Assembly, following the...

Paul Kagame attends Anti-Corruption Summit in Nigeria – Punch Newspapers

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, on Tuesday, attended the Anti-corruption Summit organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission which held in Abuja. According...

Lawan emerges Senate President – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Yobe North lawmaker, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has emerged the President of the ninth Senate with 79 votes defeating Ali Ndume of...

Okorocha, one other absent as 107 senators vote – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu About 107 senators out of 109 shall vote for the next Senate President and Deputy Senate President. Two lawmakers from Imo State including...

Ndume arrives NASS for 9th Assembly inauguration/election  – Punch Newspapers

…as Okorocha sighted in NASS lobby Sunday Aborisade, Abuja A  strong contender for the position of the Senate President in the 9th National Assembly,  Ali...

How UniJos law student emerged Plateau Speaker – Punch Newspapers

James Abraham and Edward Nnachi A final year law student of the University of Jos, Mr Ayuba Abok on Monday emerged Speaker of the...

PDP backs Ndume, Bago as APC insists on Lawan, Gbajabiamila –...

Olusola Fabiyi, Olalekan Adetayo, Sunday Aborisade, Kamarudeen Ogundele and Success Nwogu The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday ordered all the...

APC NWC, govs, members-elect endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress met with governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the...

Kwara postpones Democracy Day activities to Friday – Punch Newspapers

The Kwara State Government has shifted activities commemorating the June 12 Democracy Day in the state to Friday, June 14. This was contained in...

Six Imo lawmakers defect to PDP – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Six lawmakers at the Imo State House of Assembly on Monday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party. The lawmakers announced their defections...

Buhari signs June 12 bill – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into the law the Public Holiday (Amendment) Bill, according to his National Assembly Liaison Officer, Senator Ita...

Adebo Ogundoyin emerges Oyo Speaker – Punch Newspapers

Thirty-two-year-old lawmaker from Ibarapa East constituency, Adebo Ogundoyin, was on Monday elected the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly. He was elected...

Suspend Dubai trip, Oyetola directs LG chairmen – Punch Newspapers

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has ordered council chairmen in the state to suspend their planned foreign trip to Dubai for a...