Politics

NFC introduces Masters degree programmes in Film Culture, other

The National Film Corporation (NFC) says it has introduced a Masters of Art programme in Film Culture and Archival Studies in Nigeria.The corporation said the programmes began since October 2019. The corporation’s Managing Director, Dr...

Supreme court to hear Ihedioha, David Lyon appeals on Tuesday

The supreme court has fixed Tuesday for hearing of the application filed by Emeka Ihedioha, a former governor of Imo state, and David Lyon, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa state. Festus...

Shekau threatens communication minister in new video, says Buhari is in big trouble

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has issued a threat to Isa Pantami, minister of communication and digital economy. In a new video, the insurgent leader asked his men to go after Pantami...

Man jumps into lagoon from third mainland bridge

A man, on Saturday, plunged into the lagoon from the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos state. The man, whose identity is yet to be confirmed, was said to have told the driver of the vehicle...

Valentine: BIPC unveils D’Arena, Couples get Free Accommodation (pictures)

The Benue Investment & Property Company Limited, BIPC, yesterday unveiled D'ARENA; a special entertainment, recreation and serene relaxation spot at the company's guests house located in North Bank, Makurdi. The D'Arena which is a premium...

Benue First Lady Unveils BIPC Entertainment spot …celebrates Valentine season with guests

First Lady of Benue State Dr.Mrs.Eunice Ortom was guest of the Management and Staff of BIPC guest house court 5 North Bank yesterday evening for the unveiling of De Arena,a new relaxation spot...

INEC reacts as Supreme Court sacks Bayelsa governor elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to effect the Supreme Court judgement that sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, David Lyon, as Bayelsa governor-elect. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter...

BAYELSA : How David Lyon, Deputy Neglected TB Joshua’s Warnings.

A journalist has given details of how Lyon"s deputy neglected TB Joshua's warning ,he said , "I am on one of the entourage that followed David Lyon from Bayelsa when he visited The SCOAN three...

FG approves new uniform for correctional service

The Federal Government has approved new uniform for the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) to reflect its new name. NCoS Comptroller General (CG), Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed said this at the inauguration of the administrative block of...

Incoming Governor Of Bayelsa State, Diri Duoye Celebrates (Photos)

Incoming Governor of Bayelsa state Diri Duoye Celebrating today shortly after his declaration by Supreme Court.

Lyon rehearsing before his sack earlier today.(Photos)

Inauguration rehearsal earlier today in Bayelsa State. Supreme Court sacked him when he was attending the rehearsal.

Lyon rehearsing before his sack earlier today.(Photos)

Inauguration rehearsal earlier today in Bayelsa State. Supreme Court sacked him when he was attending the rehearsal.

Supreme Court Sacks Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Lyon

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. The apex court, in a unanimous decision by a five-man panel of Justices led by Justice Mary...

7.5 per cent increase in VAT remains lowest in Africa – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the 7.5 per cent value-added tax in the country, remains the lowest in Africa. The federal government increased VAT from 5% to 7.5% from February 1, 2020. Speaking...

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...