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Ganduje vs Emir Sanusi: Northern Elders decry President Buhari’s refusal to reconcile Kano sons

The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has described as condemnable President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to reconcile Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi. The elders say Buhari’s refusal to reconcile the differences between Ganduje...

Reno Omkri knocks Buhari govt over reported release of 1400 repentant Boko Haram members

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, reacted to reports that the Federal Government released about 1,400 Boko Haram members. Omokri wondered how parents and family members of soldiers and victims killed...

Coronavirus death toll hits 1,000

The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak in China passed the 1,000 marks for the first time on Tuesday, according to figures released by the country’s health authorities. More than 100 people died due...

FG is setting our killers free’– soldiers kick as 1,400 Boko Haram suspects are...

Some soldiers at the war front in the north-east have expressed disappointment over the release of 1,400 ”repentant” Boko Haram suspects.  Babakura Jato, commissioner of information in Borno state, on Monday, told The PUNCH that...

Supreme court strikes out appeal against Lyon’s candidature

The supreme court has affirmed David Lyon, Bayelsa governor-elect, as the authentic governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress. A five-man panel of justices dismissed the appeal filed by Heineken Lokpobiri, who contested against Lyon...

NAFDAC confiscates 3 vehicles loaded with counterfeit, fake dugs in Asaba

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confiscated three vehicles loaded with fake and substandard drugs in Asaba. Dr Christiana Esenwah, Deputy Director, NAFDAC, made the disclosure in an interview...

Patience Jonathan visits Aisha Buhari at Presidential Villa

Mrs Patience Jonathan, former First Lady, on Monday visited Mrs Aisha Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Mrs Buhari disclosed this on her verified Instagram page, saying the two discussed their projects. “Yesterday, I received...

Over 400 Media Influencers attend seminar on Civil-Military Relations In Sokoto.(pictures)

Not less than 400 social media influencers attended the 8th edition of Social media influencers seminar on “Civil-Military Relations under the theme: The Evolving Role of the Social Media in Support of the Nigerian...

Over 400 Media Influencers attend seminar on Civil-Military Relations In Sokoto.(pictures)

Not less than 400 social media influencers attended the 8th edition of Social media influencers seminar on “Civil-Military Relations under the theme: The Evolving Role of the Social Media in Support of the Nigerian...

“You never marry, na only introduction you do”, lady trolls Chioma for calling Davido...

A lady has taken to social media to troll Chioma after she called Davido her husband in reaction to a post he shared. Yesterday, Davido shared a video showing him receiving platinum plaques from Sony...

I am determined to defeat Boko Haram terrorists, banditry’ – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration was fully determined to combat and defeat terrorism, banditry and all forms of criminality in Nigeria. Buhari made the declaration while urging Nigerians to support and cooperate...

‘What kind of sitting is this’ … Fans descend on Yvonne Jegede for spreading...

Beautiful Nollywood actress and mother of one, Yvonne Jegede is being dragged by her fans over the new photos she shared on Instagram. The actress who was at the media screening of Emem Isong’s new...

Google announces launch of $1m pan African grant, launches Internet Awesome

Google on Tuesday announced the launch of a $1 million pan-African Google.org fund to support innovative ideas around privacy, trust and the safety of families online across sub-Saharan Africa. Seember Nyager, Policy and Government Relations...

I lost husband, daughter in one year – Ex-EFCC chair, Farida Waziri

A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Farida Waziri, on Tuesday said that she lost her husband and daughter within one year when in service as the head of the commission...

Nigerians applaud Dunamis International Gospel Centre for constructing boundary roads in Mararaba.

Nigerians have applauded the Dunamis International Gospel Centre for coming to the aide of residents of Mararaba area of Nasarawa State by giving the dilapidated Boundary Road a new look. Mararaba is a border community...

Dunamis Church constructs multi-million naira Boundary Road in Mararaba (Photos)

Nigerians have applauded the Dunamis International Gospel Centre for coming to the aide of residents of Mararaba area of Nasarawa State by giving the dilapidated Boundary Road a facelift. Mararaba is a border community between...

Lawyer drags Hanan Buhari to court over use of presidential jet

An Abuja-based civil lawyer of the Federal Capital High Court, Oluwatosin Ojaomo has filed a suit against Hanan Buhari, daughter to President Muhammadu Buhari for using the presidential jet for personal purpose. The lawyer prayed...

‘How can human head bring money?’ – Fashola tackles Nollywood over kidnapping, ritual movies

Babatunde Fashola, minister for works and housing, says use of ritual themes in Nollywood movies could be responsible for widespread cases of money rituals and kidnapping across the country. According to The Punch, the minister...

Demolition: Call Zamfara Gov to Order, APC Guber Candidate’s Family Petitions Buhari.

The family of the 2019 gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mukhtar Idris, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, over the plan by the Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle to demolish a...

(PHOTOS) Fayemi, Fayose Seen Together at Akure Airport

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti and his predecessor Ayo Fayose have been sighted at the Akure airport. In one of those rear moments of togetherness the two governors who belong to different political parties and...