Tinubu Accuses Odigie-Oyegun of Sabotage in New Letter

Former Lagos State Governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has accused the chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun, of sabotage. Tinubu made that allegation in a letter he copied the President, Vice-President, Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives and dated February 21, 2018, reports online news platform, TheCable. […]

Untold Story of How Three Abuja Primary School Pupils Died in One Day

Some pupils of the Local Education Authority, Kubwa II school were confirmed dead on Wednesday, after reportedly eating biscuits at a party. The incident spread panic in the community as parents and guardians rushed to the school and forcibly took away their children. The News Agency of Nigeria earlier reported that two 14-year-old pupils of […]

Buhari Holds Third Council of State Meeting, Obasanjo, Jonathan Others Expected

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to preside over a meeting of the Council of State on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is the third time Buhari will be hosting the meeting of the council that has all living former Presidents and Heads of Government as members since he assumed office in 2015. Those […]

Dapchi Girls: 46 Still Missing, 48 Found – Yobe Govt

  Forty-eight of the missing 94 pupils of the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, have come out of hiding. The Yobe State Commissioner for Education, Mohammed Lamin, who stated this in Damaturu, added that the state government had organised search parties to look for the remaining 46 pupils. The Busari Local Government Area, […]

Just In: Popular Tele-Evangelist, Billy Graham, Dies at 99

The Rev Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died. Spokesman Mark DeMoss says Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday morning. He […]

Meet Alhaji Laggi, Alleged Mastermind of Benue Killings

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team have arrested the alleged mastermind of the killing of over 73 residents of Benue State. It was learnt that the ringleader, identified as Alhaji Laggi, 40, was arrested along with three others, namely, Mallam Muminini Abdullahi, Muhammed Adamu and Ibrahim Sule. PUNCH Metro gathered that the […]

PDP Calls for INEC Chairman’s Resignation, Says It Has Lost Confidence in the Commission

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party says it has lost confidence in the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman’s capacity to conduct free, fair and credible elections in 2019. It, therefore,  said that Yakubu should quit and allow a new leadership to emerge. The party said that it was sad that the commission […]

Compensate Hunkuyi, Senate Tells el-Rufai

The Senate at the plenary on Tuesday has urged the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai to compensate Hunkuyi for demolishing his building. The upper chamber of the National Assembly specifically asked el-Rufai to rebuild the structure. The resolution followed a point of order raised on the floor by the lawmaker representing the Kaduna Central […]

el-Rufai’s Govt Under Attack Over Demolition of APC Faction’s HQ

The crisis rocking the Kaduna State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has taken a new dimension as the office of the faction led by Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi was demolished on Tuesday. Though the Kaduna State Property Development Agency claimed responsibility for the demolition, the senator representing Kaduna Northern Senatorial District in the National Assembly, […]

State Police: ACF, Afenifere, Middle Belt Groups, Others Clash

The Arewa Consultative Forum has rejected the proposal for the creation of state police, saying the privilege will be abused. The ACF’s position has, however, drawn heated reactions from organisations, including Middle Belt groups, pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere; and Civil Liberties Organisation. The All Progressives Congress’ restructuring committee, led by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir […]

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