8:02 AM May 22, 2022

Politics

43-year-old technocrat, Chukwuka Monye, declares for President

A 43-year-old technocrat, Chukwuka Monye, has decried the level of failure of Nigeria as a nation, saying that the time to take over the governance from the older generation is now.The Delta...

APC considers Feb 25 for convention

The All Progressives Congress Caretaker Committee led by Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, is considering February 25, 2022 for its national convention, Saturday PUNCH learnt on Friday.The...

Kanu’s trial: IPOB declares sit-at-home in South-East on Tuesday

The Indigenous People of Biafra has declared sit-at-home on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in the South-East.The group said it gave the order following Nnamdi Kanu’s court proceedings coming up ...

2023 Presidency: We won’t support political parties with northern candidates – Southern, Middle Belt leaders

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum on Thursday met in Abuja and declared that political parties that field northern presidential candidates won’t enjoy their support in the 2023 general el...

2023: Our choices have consequences — Seyi Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has reiterated the need for Nigerians to make the right choice at the polls as the 2023 general elections draw near.Makinde stated this in a tweet on...

Why Nigeria has leaders seeking 19th-century cattle grazing routes — Osundare

Poet laureate, Prof Niyi Osundare, has said the more college degrees Nigerians acquire; the farther they tend to be from rational, independent thinking, critical cogitation, clarity of thought, and...

We’ll present presidential candidates for South-East, says Ohanaeze

The Ohanaeze Ndi’gbo has indicated its readiness to present candidates from the South-East geopolitical zone for the presidential election in 2023.Several presidential aspirants have emerged...

FG inaugurates EFCC governing board

The federal government, on Thursday, inaugurated the governing board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.The anti-graft agency had been without a board for six years.The S...

2023: Present candidate that’ll be acceptable by all, group tells Ndigbo

A socio-political group, Balance and Equity Group, has told the South-East politicians to present a presidential candidate that would be acceptable to all the regions of the country.The grou...

Tinubu’s candidacy and pending discomforting questions

The Bola Ahmed Tinubu presidential candidacy presents a dilemma that will tell a lot about the character of Nigerians. It will also reveal whether this is a country for which democracy is suited or...

Anambra: Soludo appoints Oby Ezekwesili to chair transition committee

Anambra: Soludo appoints Oby Ezekwesili transition committee chairpersonAnambra State’s governor-elect, Prof Charles Soludo, has appointed former Minister of Information, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili,...

Lifting Twitter suspension not surprising, Buhari’s ego has been massaged – David Hundeyin

An activist and social media commentator, David Hundeyin, on Wednesday, hit the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for lifting the suspension on Twitter operations in the country, e...

Suspension of national convention fake news, says APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress has described as fake news a report (Not by The PUNCH) that its planned National Convention has been suspended till June.The party, on Wednesday, urged t...

VIDEO: I have informed Buhari of my intention to run for president -Tinubu

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has announced his desire to run for the presidency in 2023.He made his intentions known after meeting the President, Major Gener...

Traitors forcing Buhari not to release Kanu – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra has said that saboteurs and traitors within its ranks were the ones forcing the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), not to release its leader, Nnamdi ...

SERAP sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila over ‘missing’ N4.1bn NASS funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, over “their failure...

2023: PDP has not zoned presidential ticket – Spokesman

The Peoples Democratic Party says it has not zoned its 2023 presidential ticket to any part of the country.The National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, made this known in a statement o...

Buhari dishes marriage advice to Adamu’s daughter, says union is lifelong

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has advised the newly-wed daughter of the Education Minister, Fatima Adamu, and her husband to commit to a life-long union.This is as h...

Buhari appoints ex-Lagos commissioner Gbeleyi as FMBN board Chairman

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the appointment of Ayodeji Gbeleyi as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.The S...

Nigeria ranks eighth among 162 countries with high mass killings

Nigeria has been ranked eighth among 162 countries suffering from mass killings by the Early Warning Project.Other countries above Nigeria in the ranking obtained on Thursday, are Pakistan, ...