UNIOSUN Students in Violent Protest Over Missing Students

Students of the Osun State University have taken over Olaiya and some streets in Osogbo burning brutes and vandalising property as they protest the disappearance of their colleagues. A 400 level student of Microbiology Department was called out by a neighbour, Sakariyau Abdulrofiu, 10 days ago and his corpse was found at the back of […]

Sahara Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainable Development With ‘Hanatu’

Buoyed by its passion to spread hope and provide platforms for dreams to blossom, Sahara Group is set to premiere a short film – Hanatu – which was produced and directed by ace film maker, Kunle Afolayan. Hanatu is a Sahara Foundation inspired short film which tells the story of how a young corps member […]

N3.57tn Borrowed in 21 Months to Finance Budget Deficit – FG

The Federal Government said on Tuesday that it borrowed N3.57tn between June 2015 and March 2017 to finance budget deficits. The government said this in response to an enquiry by The PUNCH, which sought to know what use it had put the funds being borrowed in the last two years from both external and local […]

Thousands Cheer Mahama at Chief Imam’s Office

Thousands of Ghanaians rushed to the Chief Imam’s office Tuesday to meet former President John Dramani Mahama. Extraordinarily creative in his composure, drew many comments especially when people realised that they were looking at the real man who led the nation for four years and was rated as the second only to Nkrumah when it comes […]

Agbakoba Rejects Restructuring, Backs Nnamdi Kanu

Prominent lawyer and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), on Tuesday condemned the call for the country’s restructuring, describing it as a political calculation by the elite to grab power in 2019. Rather, Agbakoba justified the demand for self-determination by the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, which is seeking […]

Onazi Dumps Trabzonspor

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has terminated his contract with Turkish club Trabzonspor over unpaid wages. The 24-year-old played the final two months of last season without pay. His agent and former Nigeria international Ayodele Stephen Makinwa says they have written to the club with their decision. “Now we are looking for a quick solution with […]

Mistaken Identity: Lagos Comedian Lynched as Badoo Member

A Lagos-based comedian, Chinedu Paul, aka Think Twice, has been identified as one of the three persons mistaken for members of the Badoo cult and lynched on Saturday by angry residents in Odogunyan, Ikorodu, Lagos State. This is just as residents continued to buy weapons, especially cutlasses, in a desperate move to stop the Badoo […]

Recall: Dino Melaye Knows Fate August 19

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday, in Abuja, released the timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District, Kogi State, in the Senate. Secretary to the commission, Mrs. Augusta Ogakwu, issued the timetable on behalf of the electoral body. INEC, according to the statement would, on August […]

Anambra Secedes From Biafra, Group Declares

By Eric Elezuo A group, under the aegis Anambra Progressive Assembly, has declared that Anambra State has dissociated itself from the agitation for the state of Biafra. It further said that the forthcoming gubernatorial election will take place as planned. In a statement made available to the press, the group mandated all agitators to leave […]

Customs Begins e-auctioning of Vehicles

The Nigerian Customs Service on Monday unveiled an electronic auction platform by which cargoes that have been forfeited to the Federal Government could be sold to Nigerians through a transparent bidding process. The unveiling of the e-auction platform was performed at the headquarters of the NCS by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col Hameed Ali (Rtd). […]

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