By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—AHEAD of APC national convention, a faction of the party in Abia State has threatened the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun with contempt charges for defying a court order to conduct the state congress of the party but instead, he went ahead to inaugurate Hon Donatus Nwankpa as stateRead More
Samson Folarin and Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe No fewer than two people have been killed while many others are feared dead after piles of plywood fell off the Ojuelegba Bridge, Lagos State. The PUNCH learnt that the incident happened around 8pm on Tuesday. A source at the scene said three commercial buses and a car belonging to […]
Niyi Odebode, Abuja The Federal Government and states have agreed to set up cattle ranches in 10 states — Adamawa, Benue, Ebonyi, Edo, Kaduna, Nasarawa, Oyo, Plateau, Taraba and Zamfara to end herders, farmers’ crisis in the country. The 10 states are in the first phase of the national ranching project. This was disclosed on […]
Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has told his detractors that while they keep analyzing Abia State on the social media with a view to confusing the people, he will keep working with a view to convincing Abians.
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The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council, US ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday, branding the global body a “cesspool of political bias.” “We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes a mockery of human rights,” she […]
Azuka Onwuka Many Nigerians believe in the efficacy of magic and pray for magic to occur every day in their lives, but they would deny that fact. They would rather use the word “miracle” to describe their belief, thereby cloaking it with religiosity. That is why most people believe that the Super Eagles can win […]
Speaker Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori (JP) MNIM, my mentor and boss of all bosses is a year older today.
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The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU -ECOSOCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), and other stakeholders at the ongoing AU ECOSOCC conference on corruption in Africa has decried the legal challenges association with fighting corruption in Africa. Speaking on Monday during the opening event of the four day anti-corruption conference […]
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A 20-year-old man, Juan Penayo, surprised his grieving family when he walked into the funeral they were holding for him. The incident took place in Paraguay, in the village of Santa Teresa in the eastern department of Amambay, reports Mirror UK. Penayo returned home after he had been missing for several days and his family […]
Mutiu Adepoju, former Super Eagles midfielder, says Senegal’s victory over Poland will inspire other African teams participating in the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup. Adepoju said this on his Twitter handle @mutiuadepoju8 following the Teranga Lions 2-1 victory over Poland in their first Group H encounter on Tuesday. “This is the true spirit of African
The Kano Police Command has denied a media report alleging that its officers shot four persons at Shoporite located in Ado Bayero Shopping Mall Kano on June 17. The denial is contained in a statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Magaji Majiya and issued to newsmen in Kano on Tuesday. “The attention
( Abubakar Mu’azu Dakingari) Birnin Kebbi: Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has reiterated his administration’s determination towards development of football and other sporting activities in the state. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu made this known at the second edition of Kebbi State Sallah Beach Soccer Competition at the Race Course Birnin Kebbi. Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu who
The Coalition for Change and Development (CCD) has accused some “opposition elements” of trying to frustrate activities of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for their selfish gains. CCD in a statement on Tuesday signed [...]
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Two suspected members of a militia gang reported to be terrorising residents of Katsina-Ala and its environs in Benue state have been arrested. They were arrested by the Nigerian, the Director Of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, said on Tuesday. He said the army acted on a tip-off and recovered a locally made […]
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