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[BREAKING] Nnamdi Kanu: Police disperse Sowore, others with ‘tear gas’, bullets at Abuja court

Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force have dispersed a former presidential aspirant and activist Omoyele Sowore and other individuals who were present at the Federal High Court to monitor the arr...

Court grants Instagram celebrity, Mompha, N200m bail

Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, has been granted bail of N200 million by the Justice Mojisola Dada-led Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday.The Court als...

BREAKING: Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial till Wednesday

…orders DSS to allow him change cloth, do exerciseA Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned further proceedings in the case against the detained leader of the Indigenous P...

BREAKING: Reps to rework electoral bill, pass amendment Wednesday

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill will be re-introduced into the house, reworked and passed on Wednesday.Gbajabiamil...

Nigerian Idol returns with D’banj, Simi, Obi Asika as judges

Popular music reality show, Nigerian Idol, is set to return for its seventh season. Billed to start on February 6, 2022, popstar, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’banj, and Similoluwa Kosoko, aka Simi, will be...

Tinubu not responsible for my success, I won’t support his ambition —Ojudu

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, says he will not support the presidential ambition of All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu.Ojudu further s...

APC govs’ forum DG, Salihu Lukman, resigns amid national convention crisis

Following internal controversies between the governors of the All Progressives Congress and the Buni-led Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee over the party’s national convention, ...

Pictorial: PDP govs meet in Rivers

NINE governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, including the Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, have arrived at Government House, Port Harcourt, the venue for their proposed meeting.Thirteen...

After eight months of decline, Nigeria’s inflation rate rises to 15.63%

After eight months of decline, Nigeria’s headline inflation rate rose to 15.36 per cent in December 2021, from 15.50 per cent recorded in November.The Statistician-General of the Federation,...

Poor leadership has presented Nigeria as an extremely divided country —Ayu

National Chairman of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has said poor leadership has presented Nigeria at home and abroad as an extremely divided country...

Patriotic hands in APC should support PDP in rescuing Nigeria, says Tambuwal

The Governor of Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal, has called on Nigerians and those in the ruling All Progressives Congress who are patriotic enough to join the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic ...

Give young people like Bawa opportunity to serve, Northern youths tell Buhari

Youths drawn from the 19 northern states and Abuja, under the Arewa Youth Assembly, have asked the President, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to appoint more Nigerian youths into his cabinet....

Over 72 hours after lifting Twitter ban, no tweets from Buhari, Osinbajo yet

More than 72 hours after the Federal Government announced the lifting of the ban on Twitter, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is yet to tweet.Several media aides of the...

Zamfara killings: Nigeria a nation of uncertainties, says Kaigama

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama, on Sunday, expressed fears over the challenges facing the country, saying Nigeria has become a nation of uncertainties.According t...

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan, Atiku, govs praise fallen heroes, seek national unity

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan; Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; and state governors were amo...

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...

Nigeria beat Sudan 3-1, break record, reach AFCON last 16

Nigeria defeated Sudan 3-1 in their AFCON 2021 encounter at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua, Cameroon, on Saturday.The victory assures the Super Eagles of a place in the Round of 16....

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...

Five killed, scores injured, houses burnt in fresh Ogun farmers, herders clash

Violence has erupted in eight villages in the Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State, leaving five persons dead while scores of people were injured in a fresh crisis between farmers and her...

Gunmen attack Imo police division, kill inspector

An attack at the Mgbidi Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State has left a police Inspector dead with another cop sustaining injuries.The attack which happened on Friday night caused pan...