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Yemi-Esan resumes as Acting HoS – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Abuja Newly appointed Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folashade Yemi–Esan, on Thursday resumed work with a promise to build...

Nigeria approaches World Bank for fresh $2.5bn loan – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The World Bank has said that it is in talks with Nigeria for a fresh loan of $2.5bn. This is despite a...

IPOB’s Kanu petitions UN over alleged human right abuses – Punch...

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Thursday, petitioned the United Nations and its relevant agencies over...

Army shuts NGO’s office in Borno – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian army has shut down the office of a Non-Governmental Organisation, Action Against Hunger, in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The army took...

Reps ask CBN to suspend charges on deposits – Punch Newspapers

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria to suspend the charges imposed on cash deposits in the...

NEC proposes N100bn to fund livestock programme – Punch Newspapers

*$1.3bn crude oil lost to pipeline vandalism in Q1 John Ameh, Abuja A budget of N100 billion has been proposed for the implementation of the...

P&ID representatives plead guilty to fraud, tax evasion – Punch Newspapers

Adesomoju, Abuja Two representatives of the Process and Industrial Development Ltd on Thursday pleaded guilty before the Federal High Court in Abuja to charges...

Buhari replaces Oyo-Ita with Yemi-Esan as acting HoS – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved the appointment of Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of the Civil Service of...

Public outcry an insult —Senate Leader – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate on Wednesday described the public condemnation of its planned purchase of sports utility vehicles amounting to N5.5bn for the...

Cheers as Air Peace boss appears before Reps – Punch Newspapers

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, is currently appearing before the House of Representatives which had resolved to honour...

UN picks 13-year-old Nigerian for International High Level Conference – Punch...

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes has selected 13-year-old Blessing Eijindu, of the Battle Axe Academy, Lugbe, Abuja, to participate in...

CBN begins charges on deposits, withdrawals above N500,000 – Punch Newspapers

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday said that the nationwide implementation of the cashless policy will begin by March 2020. The...

Osinbajo has always followed due process — VP’s office – Punch...

John Ameh, Abuja The Office of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo denied on Tuesday that the VP often flouted due process, a reason President Muhammadu Buhari...

Submit yourself for trial, EFCC tells ex-AGF Adoke – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has expressed dismay over allegations by a former Minister...

Osinbajo didn’t flout due process in supervision of agencies  —Aide –...

Mr. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, says reports that Vice President...

CBN imposes fees on deposits, withdrawals – Punch Newspapers

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday said that the nationwide implementation of the cashless policy will begin by March 2020. The...

Woman allegedly pours hot water on 10-month-old baby – Punch Newspapers

A Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Zaria, Kaduna State, has remanded a housewife, Mrs. Nnennaya Edmond, in prison for allegedly pouring hot water...

Army begins trial of former GOC in Abuja – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Army on Tuesday began the trial of the former General Officer Commanding, 8 Division, Sokoto State, Maj Gen Hakeem...

US court remands Obinwanne Okeke till February 2020 – Punch Newspapers

A US court on Monday remanded Nigerian, Obinwanne Okeke in prison custody till February 2020 over a case of alleged fraud. Okeke, popularly known...

Tribunal verdict did not reflect my applications – Akinlade – Punch...

Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta  The Allied Peoples’ Movement governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade, has broken his silence over his loss at the...

FG, labour meeting end in deadlock – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Abuja The discussions between the Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council over the N30,000 national minimum wage ended...

You shouldn’t have quit, Joe Abah tells BudgIT’s Seun Onigbinde –...

Political Economist and Public Service Reforms advocate, Dr. Joe Abah, has explained to Seun Onigbinde the implications of accepting public office appointment after...

Buhari replaces Osinbajo’s economic management team – Punch Newspapers

…Sets up EAC…Appoints Soludo, seven othersJohn Ameh, Abuja  President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced the Economic Management Team with an Economic Advisory Council, the Presidency...

Aisha, abducted daughter of PDP chieftain released  – Punch Newspapers

Olusola Fabiyi Kidnappers have released Aisha Ardo, the daughter of a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, Dr. Umar Ardo. Our correspondent gathered that Aisha was released...

IPOB alleges plot to attack Kanu’s house – Punch Newspapers

Tony Okafor and Edward Nnachi The Indigenous People of Biafra has alleged there is a plot to attack the Afaraukwu home of its leader,...

I went through the most turbulent electoral process —Abiodun – Punch...

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has said that he went through a more turbulent electoral process than any of his predecessors in the...

Mass defection looms after tribunal verdict – Punch Newspapers

Atiku, BoT to hold crisis meeting in Dubai Members upset with Wike, Alaibe sues party Olusola Fabiyi, Olalekan Adetayo, Gbenro Adeoye, Success Nwogu, Tunde Ajaja and Daniel Igoni There is trouble...

Why Osinbajo is after me – Ex-AGF, Adoke – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja A former attorney general and minister of justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of being behind his travails. Adoke...

Nigerians as endangered people at home and abroad – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian constitution and the United Nations’ Charter on Human Rights guarantee people’s right to life, but increasingly, many Nigerians are losing their...

ICPC seals Amaju Pinnick’s mansion in Lagos – Punch Newspapers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission on Friday sealed the Lagos residence of the president of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick. Via...

Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Mugabe’s funeral – Punch Newspapers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the state funeral for former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande,...

Kashamu faction quits PDP, joins APC in Ogun – Punch Newspapers

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party from Ogun East Senatorial District, loyal to the Buruji Kashamu faction, on Friday,...

I would have been traumatised, Buhari confesses – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted being shaken while the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivered its judgment on Wednesday. The President said he...

Ayade suspends Special Adviser on Budget – Punch Newspapers

Ada Wodu, Calabar Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has suspended the Special Adviser on Budget, Hon. Moses Onoh. A statement issued by the Chief...

Uber driver assaults passenger, threatens to track her down – Punch...

In a trending video on social media, a Uber driver was seen holding a whip and angrily telling a lady to get down...

Why I congratulated President Buhari –Wike – Punch Newspapers

The Rivers  State Governor, Nyesom Wike,  said that he congratulated the President after the tribunal confirmed his election because it was better to...

Outrage as family buries FUOYE student – Punch Newspapers

• Police arrest two students, varsity sets up panel Samson Folarin, Abiodun Nejo and Tunji Bosun There was outrage on Thursday as one of the...

APC mocks PDP, says Atiku can’t win at World Court –...

John Ameh, Chukwudi Akasike, Sunday Aborisade, Friday Olokor, Success Nwogu, Ademola Babalola, Sunday Nwakanma,  Tunde Oyekola and Umar Muhammed The All Progressives Congress and...

Wike congratulates Buhari as Atiku, PDP lose at tribunal – Punch...

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the validation of his re-election by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Wike’s...

Jihadists kill 9 Nigerian troops, 27 missing – Punch Newspapers

At least nine Nigerian soldiers were killed and 27 are missing after IS-affiliated jihadists ambushed a military convoy in the country’s restive northeast,...

Apologise to Nigerians, FG tells Atiku, PDP  – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Federal Government has asked the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar...

Sanwo-Olu congratulates Buhari – Punch Newspapers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election  Petition Tribunal. Sanwo-Olu in a statement...

PDP hits judges as tribunal throws out Atiku’s petition – Punch...

Ade Adesomoju and Tobi Aworinde The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and...

FEC approves 7.2% as new VAT – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh, Abuja The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved 7.2 per cent as new Value Added Tax rate for the country, up from...

PDP rejects verdict, says it’s subversion of justice – Punch Newspapers

Success Nwogu, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday said it completely rejected the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on the petition...

Presidential tribunal dismisses PDP, Atiku’s petition – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential...

Donald Duke settles AMCON, recovers house – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged its August 8, 2019 order, which empowered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria to...

Governor Fayemi’s wife was attacked —Ekiti Govt – Punch Newspapers

The Ekiti State Government has confirmed that wife of the governor, Mrs. Bisi Fayemi, was attacked during a protest by students of the...

Ngige promises to end disagreement over minimum wage – Punch Newspapers

As workers earnestly await the implementation of the minimum wage, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has promised to end...

Four key decisions reached in the rulings delivered so far  –...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Wednesday, delivered some rulings in some applications that had been brought by parties to the...

Buhari, ministers hold first post-inauguration FEC meeting – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Executive Council are meeting in Abuja. It is the first FEC meeting after the...

Tribunal ruling on 2019 election – Punch Newspapers

8.18 am   It was gathered that arrangement has been put in place for a live broadcast of the judgment but the faces of...

Police recover weapon, FUOYE shut indefinitely – Punch Newspapers

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti The Police in Ekiti State said on Tuesday night that they had recovered a weapon from one of the protesting...

IMN alleges 15 Shi’ites killed, police say 64 arrested – Punch...

Adelani Adepegba, Chima Azubuike, Godwin Isenyo, Armstrong Bakam, Olaide Oyelude and Ted Odogwu The Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Tuesday said   15 of its members were...

IMN alleges 15 Shi’ties killed, police say 64 arrested – Punch...

Adelani Adepegba, Chima Azubuike, Godwin Isenyo, Armstrong Bakam, Olaide Oyelude and Ted Odogwu The Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Tuesday said   15 of its members were...

Oyo govt revokes 26,000 hectares of land allotted under ex-Gov Ajimobi...

The Oyo State Government says its decision to revoke the 26,000 hectares of forest reserve land allocated by the immediate past administration was...

Buhari nominates ICPC to implement AU treaty – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission as an additional focal agency in Nigeria under...

APC repaid my sacrifices with evil —Okorocha – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The immediate past Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has lamented that his sacrifices to grow the All Progressives Congress in the South-East...

Judgement against me purchased — Adeyeye – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja The Chairman,  Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs,  Senator Adedayo Adeyeye,  has rejected the tribunal verdict which nullified his election, ...

Three Shi’ites members killed in Kaduna —IMN – Punch Newspapers

…It’s a blatant lie, we only dispersed hoodlums —Police Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna There was confusion on Tuesday along the Bakin Ruwa area of Kaduna State...

Shi’ites defy police, hold Ashura procession in Wuse – Punch Newspapers

…Security operatives lock down Abuja-Keffi roadAdelani Adepegba, Abuja The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has carried out its Ashura mourning procession in Abuja, in defiance...

Buhari not against workers, says Ngige – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Federal Government has reassured Nigerian workers that President Muhammadu Buhari is still committed to improving their welfare. The Minister of...

Jonathan accused me of being ‘Buhari boy’ — Adoke – Punch...

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has expressed regrets that in the course of carrying...

Tribunal upholds Tinubu’s election – Punch Newspapers

The National Assembly and State Houses Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja on Monday, affirmed the election of Sen. Oluremi Tinubu of...

Gbajabiamila appoints Ganduje’s daughter as aide – Punch Newspapers

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has appointed Fatima, daughter of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, as...

DSS uncovers plot to distabilise Nigeria – Punch Newspapers

…warns subversive elements John Alechenu, Abuja The Department of State Services has reiterated its earlier alert to the nation about plans by subversive groups and...

Ifeanyi Ubah defeats Uba brothers, Ekwunife wins Umeh at tribunal –...

Tony Okafor, Awka The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka, the Anambra State capital, has upheld the elections of Senators Ifeanyi Ubah of the...

Troops kill Boko Haram fighters, recover six AK-47 rifles – Punch...

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Troops of the Nigerian Army have engaged the Boko Haram fighters, killing scores of them in Gworege community in the...

Middle Belt not in North, MBF youths reply Tsav – Punch...

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The youth wing of the Middle Belt Forum has said the middle belt region was not part of the North, stressing...

443,624 among 1.6 million got varsity admission – JAMB – Punch...

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Sunday released the admission statistics of Nigerian tertiary institutions for the 2018 Unified Tertiary...

Sanction SSG, Okorocha tells Ihedioha – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has called on his successor, Emeka Ihedioha, to sanction the Secretary to...

Eight killed in attack on Ebonyi community – Punch Newspapers

The Police Command in Ebonyi on Sunday confirmed the death of eight persons in Ukwagba, Mgbo,  Ohaukwu Local Government Area (LGA) of the...

Middle belt not part of North, MBF youths reply Tsav – Punch Newspapers

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The youth wing of the Middle Belt Forum has said that the middle belt region was not part of the North,...

Ihedioha yet to know fate, as Imo election tribunal withholds verdict...

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Elections Petitions Tribunal handling the Imo State governorship election cases has reserved a yet-to-be-announced date for judgment. This came after the...

I’m not TBoss’ baby daddy —Dino Melaye – Punch Newspapers

Senator Dino Melaye, on Sunday, denied being the father of former Big Brother Naija housemate, TBoss’ baby. He made the denial on his official ...

BEDC to kick off metering in Asaba, Warri – Punch Newspapers

Ochei Matthew, Asaba The Benin Electricity Distribution Company has announced the immediate start of the metering process for residents of Asaba and Warri environs...

Amosun holds the aces in federal appointments – Punch Newspapers

In this piece, Tunji Bosun examines the influence of key players in Ogun politics in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government No doubt, the immediate past...

Drunk driver kills six in Abuja – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu Police in  the Federal Capital Territory  have launched a manhunt for a  driver suspected to have killed six people in the early...

Over 5,000 jobs lost to protest in Lagos —Sanwo-Olu – Punch...

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that over 5,000 persons have lost their jobs to the protest against xenophobic attacks on Nigerians...

550 returning pilgrims escape death in Niger – Punch Newspapers

Enyioha Opara, Minna NO fewer than 550 returning Niger State pilgrims who performed this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia escaped death at the Minna...

Youth stage peaceful protest in Kano – Punch Newspapers

Some youths in Kano State on Saturday staged a peaceful protest against xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. The youth, who marched...

Police arrest prophet for killing Imo graduate – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command have arrested a prophet, Michael Mbonu, for allegedly...

New policies on Okada will be out soon – Sanwo-Olu –...

Alexander Okere Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said new policies that will regulate the operations of motorcycles, popularly known as Okada,...

We’re ready for dialogue, South-East govs tell IPOB – Punch Newspapers

Raphael Ede, Enugu South-East governors have said they are ready to engage in dialogue with the Indigenous People of Biafra to resolve their differences. IPOB...

Why Okorocha didn’t leave handover report – Ihedioha – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Governor of Imo State Emeka Ihedioha on Friday alleged that his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, refused to leave a  handover report ...

Bobrisky is embarrassing Nigeria – Runsewe – Punch Newspapers

Tobi Aworinde, Abuja The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday  described   controversial cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known...

Fire guts Reps committee room – Punch Newspapers

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja A fire broke out at one of the committee conference rooms in the National Assembly Complex on Friday. The fire incident occurred...

Lagos public, private schools resume Sept 9 – Punch Newspapers

The Lagos State Government has said that all public and private schools in the state must resume for the first term of the...

Probe Umahi’s residence invasion, PDP senators tell IG – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Senate have asked the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed, to investigate the invasion...

Buhari meets Oshiomhole, Bello in Aso Rock – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress,  Adams Oshiomhole, at the Presidential...

Buhari meets Oshiohmole, Bello in Aso Rock – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress,  Adams Oshiohmole, at the Presidential...

Cleric arraigned for motorcycle theft in Ekiti – Punch Newspapers

Abiodun Nejo, Ado-Ekiti The police in Ekiti State, on Thursday, arraigned a 32-year-old cleric, Opeyemi Sunday, before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for stealing a...

Boko Haram attacks Borno gov’s convoy – Punch Newspapers

Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday opened fire on the convoy of the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum. The incident was said to have...

Rapper, Ikechukwu, accuses SARS of kidnap, extortion – Punch Newspapers

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Lagos State Police Command has advised rapper, Ikechukwu Onunaku, to make a formal report about his alleged kidnap and extortion by...

No police officer should die fighting criminals – IG – Punch...

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday expressed the Federal Government’s commitment to equipping the Nigeria Police...

Imo Police rescue 22 victims from kidnappers’ den – Punch Newspapers

The Imo Police Command on Thursday paraded 72 suspects which it said were allegedly believed to be behind the recent waves of criminality...

Yandoma, Aruwa head appeal committees – Punch Newspapers

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has named three-member appeal committees to address complaints from the party’s primary elections of...

APC reconciles Bello, aggrieved Kogi aspirants – Punch Newspapers

…Raises appeal panels for Kogi, BayelsaKamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday met with aggrieved Kogi State...

Police arraign 83 over Shoprite’s looting – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday arraigned 83 persons who allegedly participated in the attack and looting of South African-owned mall,...

APC to meet over attacks on Nigerians in South Africa –...

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress is to hold an emergency meeting today (Thursday) over the recent xenophobic...

Court dissolves 40-year marrriage over sex – Punch Newspapers

A housewife and mother of eight, Mrs Halimatu, has lost her 40-year marriage for starving her husband of sex. A Customary Court in Lagos...

Jim Ovia withdraws from WEF in South Africa – Punch Newspapers

The Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia, has announced his withdrawal from the ongoing World Economic Forum holding in Cape Town,...

New e-passport valid for all countries —NIS – Punch Newspapers

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has said the enhanced e-passport is acceptable and valid for entering all countries. He...

NASS to get 2020 budget by end of September —Ahmed –...

Ifeanyi Onuba The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said that the Federal Government would at the end of September...

NDDC abandons HQ project, pays N300m rent – FG – Punch...

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Federal Government on Wednesday knocked the management team of the Niger Delta Development Commission for abandoning the agency’s headquarters’...

FG to set up multi-donor trust fund – Punch Newspapers

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said that Federal Government in the coming weeks will...

3 policemen injured, van damaged during protest —IG – Punch Newspapers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that three Police officers were seriously injured, while a Police operational vehicle was set ablaze...

David Lyon wins Bayelsa APC governorship primary – Punch Newspapers

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa Mr. David Lyon has emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Bayelsa State governorship election. Lyon polled 42,138...

Tribunal sacks House of Reps member Alex Egbona – Punch Newspapers

Ada Wodu, Calabar A member of the House of Representatives representing Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency, Hon. Alex Egbona of the All Progressives Congress, was on...

Personal interest, over N2trn debt crippling NDDC —Akpabio – Punch Newspapers

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has stressed the need for redirecting the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission, saying...

Musa Wada emerges Kogi PDP gov candidate – Punch Newspapers

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Engineer Musa Wada, the younger brother of the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada, has emerged the flag...

Okorocha, wife, daughter to forfeit assets to EFCC – Punch Newspapers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has obtained orders for the interim forfeiture of assets traced to a former governor of...

Lagos to reintroduce monthly sanitation, restriction – Punch Newspapers

Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Wednesday informed residents that the enabling law to permit the reintroduction of monthly sanitation is on the way. The government’s...

Police cordon off Owerri Shoprite – Punch Newspapers

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The police in Imo State have cordoned off the Shoprite Complex in Owerri following rumours that angry youths were planning to...

Police beef up security in Enugu – Punch Newspapers

The Police Command in Enugu State has beefed up security in the state over possible reprisal attacks by residents of Enugu  State and...

Senator Diri wins Bayelsa PDP governorship primary – Punch Newspapers

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa Senator Douye Diri has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State. The Governor...

Osinbajo inaugurates 7.1mw solar project in BUK – Punch Newspapers

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated a 7.1 megawatts Solar Hybrid power plant in Bayero University Kano, to ensure sustainability in power supply. Osibanjo said...

Why Buhari postponed FEC meeting –Presidency – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh, Abuja The Presidency said on Tuesday the Federal Executive Council meeting expected to hold today was not possible because the ministers had...

Owuru declared wanted for fraud, says EFCC – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, explained to the Federal High Court in Abuja that it declared the Hopes...

NLC‘ll agree with negotiating council’s decision, says Wabba – Punch Newspapers

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress on Tuesday stated that it would support any position taken by the Public Service Negotiating Council at...