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Sit-at-home: Flush out criminals, IPOB tells security agencies

The Indigenous People of Biafra has asked security agencies in the country to act professionally in flushing out criminal elements in the South-East.In a statement on Wednesday, the group’s ...

Treat gunmen as terrorists, APGA tells Anambra govt

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has said that gunmen terrorising Anambra State and the entire South-East region should be treated as terrorists, without showing mercy to them.The party a...

Full list: Lagos places total ban on Okada in six local govts, nine LCDAs

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has imposed a fresh ban on operations of commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada, in six Local Governments and nine Local Government Development ...

BREAKING: Accountant-general suspended over N80bn alleged fraud

The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has been suspended indefinitely over alleged N80 billion fraud.He was suspended by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Plannin...

FG withdraws newly amended charges against Nnamdi Kanu

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, struck out the newly amended six counts filed against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, by the Federal Government.The d...

2023: Why APC, PDP, other aspirants must undergo drug test – NDLEA

The Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd), has urged political parties to make drug integrity tests part of the screening requirements for aspira...

Abia retirees protest non-payment of 38 months’ pension

Retired civil servants in Abia, on Wednesday, protested the non-payment of pensions and gratuities to them by the state government.Under the aegis of Concerned Abia Pensioners, the aged reti...

JUST IN: Buhari’s minister, Nwajiuba, buys N100m APC Presidential form 

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Wednesday in Abuja, became the first of many aspirants to obtain copies of the Nomination and Expression of Interest forms to vie for the...

Eid-el Fitr: FRSC deploys 978 officials in Bauchi

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Bauchi State Sector Command, has said it is deploying 978 regular, special marshals and road traffic crash respondents from five major routes in and out of the state ...

Don’t allow politicians use you against Nigeria, Shina Peller warns youths

A member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Shina Peller, has called on the youths and other Nigerians to be wary of politicians who ...

Hooliganism: League body fines Kano Pillars N9m, banishes club

The League Management Company, on Sunday, banned Kano Pillars Football Club from playing all their home games in Kano for the rest of the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League season....

BREAKING: Lagos govt shuts down Chrisland Schools

The Lagos State Government has shut down all Chrisland Schools in Lagos State indefinitely.This followed a controversy generated over an “immoral act” engaged in by the students during a tri...

COVID-19 in Africa declining steadily -WHO

The number of Coronavirus infections in Africa has been dwindling in the last four months, the World Health Organisation announced on Thursday.According to the report, the number of COVID-19...

JUST IN: Jonathan, Gowon present as Buhari presides over Council of State meeting

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is presiding over a meeting of the Council of State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.This is the fourth time the President will preside...

Senate’s flippant approval of 18 medical varsities

RECKLESSLY, the Senate again advertised its penchant for mediocre interventions with its passage of a bill authorising the establishment of a Federal University of Medical Sciences and Biomedical T...

Chibok girls: Eight years after, over 1,500 Nigerian schoolchildren abducted –Amnesty Int’l

Global rights group, Amnesty International, has said eight years after the abduction of 276 Chibok schoolgirls by Boko Haram, more than 1,500 Nigerian school children have been abducted by armed gr...

JUST IN: NFF appoints coach banned for bribery, others to head national teams

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has approved the recommendation of its Technical and Development Sub-Committee for the appointment of Salisu Yusuf as the Head Coach of th...

National grid: ‘Everything collapsing under Buhari’, Nigerians lament blackout

Nigerians have taken to social media to lament the collapse of the national electricity grid which resulted in a blackout in the country.The PUNCH had reported  that the national electr...

Why national grid collapsed — ministry

The Federal Ministry of Power has revealed the reason behind the recent collapse of the national electricity grid.In a statement signed by the media aide, Isa Sanusi, on behalf of the Minist...

2023: Anyim, Obi, other South-East presidential aspirants unite for PDP ticket

Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party from the South-East have demanded that the party’s presidential ticket for 2023 should be zoned to their area.They made the request aft...