A man identified as David Wanyonyi Simiyu, is currently on the run after he allegedly stole two video cameras and their accessories from a church in Nairobi, Kenya. It was gathered that Simiyu had received salvation at Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) Zimmerman Parish on Sunday, March 6, 2022. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), in a statement on Saturday,...
After 53 days in the custody of the Department of State Services, four of the 12 aides of embattled Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, are set to taste freedom again as Justice Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday signed their Release Order. The presiding judge ignored the persistent argument of the DSS lawyer,...
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Armed gunmen numbering about 60 have allegedly stormed Rafi Local Government Council of Niger State and invaded the palace of the Emir of Kagara. Reports gathered, however, reveal that the Emir, Alhaji Ahmed Attahiru (II) has been away for almost two weeks. The armed gunmen stormed the palace around 6:00 pm on Tuesday evening on 20 motorcycles, shooting sporadically and causing...
ASUU President, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke and Minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige The Federal Government through the Minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige, is set to meet with the Academic Staff Union of Universities today, Monday, April 11, 2022, The PUNCH reports. The meeting which is scheduled to commence by 5 p.m will have in attendance representatives of the...
The hacker boasted that he got access to “juice” on the Nigerian Government agency’s server. An alleged breach of the National Identity Management Commission server has exposed over three million National Identity Numbers of Nigerians. According to Sahara Reporters, a hacker known as Sam broke into the server and stole vital information belonging to millions of Nigerians. Revealing how easy it was...
Leader of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF), Chief Edwin Clark, has reminded former vice president Atiku Abubakar, Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of the roles they played to prevent the re-election of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, for allegedly violating zoning principle in 2015, advising them not to run for the...
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A Twitter user identified as Rexis Angel has called out Jumia Nigeria for delivering a dead laptop to him According to Rexis, he found out that the laptop he ordered is not working and he returned it only for Jumia to give him back after a week without doing anything to it. “Selling out a fake product to a customer at such amount...
Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwoland, has urged the Ohanaeze Ndigbo to advise the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to stop shooting. Oluwo also urged the IPOB to accept one Nigeria, according to a statement issued by his media aide, Alli Ibrahim. “Our diversity is a strength. We must be smart with it and convert it to advantage. Achieving a one...
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The president signed the PIB bill into law after it was recently passed by the National Assembly. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has assented the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). The president signed the PIB bill into law after it was recently passed by the National Assembly. This was confirmed in a statement on Monday by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina. Read the official statement below:- PRESIDENT...
A 49-year-old native doctor, simply identified as Ekeneotutu accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in Enugu-Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State has explained reasons behind the act. The suspect, a friend of the victim’s mother who was arrested by the vigilante group in the area said he started sleeping with the victim when he was asked to marry...
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A young lady has revealed that she retrieved a video game gift from her boyfriend after he broke her heart. The heartbroken woman with Twitter username @Chrisssssy_Payn took back the PlayStation 5 she gifted her man when they were still dating. She shared a photo of the PS5 inside its box after she had collected it from the man to reportedly...
Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has declined the proposed conferment of an honorary degree on him by the Nahda International University College, NIUC, Khartoum, Sudan. This was revealed in a press statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Muhammad Bello. Tambuwal declined the offer shortly after his arrival in Khartoum, where he informed the management of the two universities that...
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Thoughts to scrap the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) have been dropped by the House of Representatives. Recall that a bill sponsored by a lawmaker, Awaji-Inombek Abiante which proposed scrapping of the NYSC had drawn mixed reaction after it scaled second reading. Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Youth, Yemi Adaramodu who spoke at the official unveiling of nine books on NYSC and...
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, expressed confidence that Nigeria will not break up. Osinbajo expressed the belief that Nigeria will remain united as a strong nation, adding that those waiting for the country to break up will be sorely disappointed. The Vice President spoke at the maiden edition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressives Youth Conference in Abuja. “In the...
Recall, The Nigeria government on Friday appointed former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, as Youth Ambassador. (READ HERE) Mikel Obi’s appointment was confirmed at an event held at the National Stadium, Lagos, which was attended by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare. The Chelsea legend was described by the Minister as a “role model whose lasting legacies...
An 11-year-old girl who was impregnated by her aunt’s husband has been abandoned in her village Orokam, Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue state to fend for herself and her unborn child. It would be recalled that the suspect, a security guard at the Benue State University, Joseph Adoyi, was arrested by the police few months ago. The victim was said...
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State, has urged APC leaders to unify in order to realize Bola Tinubu’s ambitions. Sanwo-Olu urged APC leaders and members to work together to ensure that the former governor of Lagos State succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. On Wednesday, he made the appeal while visiting the Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area and the Oriade Local...
A profound apprehension has gripped personnel of the FCT Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) at Wuse Zone 5 after the recent discovery of many snakes at the office premises. The discovery was triggered by a snake attack on a worker who was installing a telecommunication equipment and decided to use a toilet at the premises. He...
The United States Embassy & Consulate in Nigeria has announced no-interview visa renewals for Nigerian students seeking to continue their studies in the US. This was made known in a statement issued on the the embassy’s website on Thursday, April 21. The statement read in part, “If you are currently studying in the United States, you may be eligible to renew your...
1149 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:- Lagos-680 Rivers-157 Akwa Ibom-94 Oyo-56 Edo-36 FCT-34 Ogun-31 Ekiti-20 Delta-16 Abia-5 Nasarawa-5 Osun-5 Cross River-4 Plateau-3 Sokoto-2 Kano-1 184,593 confirmed 167,738 discharged 2,236 deaths
The Chicago State University has responded to enquiries made on whether All Progressives Congress chieftain and presidential hopeful, Bola Tinubu, attended the university. Beverly Poindexter, who is in charge of official transcript requests, enrolment and degree verification at the Office of the Registrar, CSU, said this in a terse email response to The PUNCH on Tuesday. “Mr Tinubu did attend our...
Operatives of the Ebonyi State Police Command have arrested one Sunday Uguru, who allegedly killed his wife, Anulika Uguru a week after she accused him of incessant battery and other forms of domestic violence. Sunday, who initially fled before he was arrested claimed that she died after drinking some herbicide but he does not know who gave it to her. Chairman...
An interview by punch with One of our Goal scorers in yesterday’s victory over Guinea-Bissau. Our National Team Vice Captain. What does Black History Month mean to you? I think it’s a very special month, with everything that has been going on in the world, I think it’s a great way to highlight what black people stand for as well and also...
Officers of the Lagos Command of the EFCC have arrested 18 suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos. The arrested suspects include Tijani Olumide Ahmed, Balogun Olusola, Ukuhor Richie Ifemeluona, Ologun Damilola, Adetokunbo Yusuf, Olubiyo Timilehin, Oyegoke Gafar Olaitan, Agarawu Farug Okikiola, Kazeem Oluwadamilare Adebayo and Salau Rahmon. Others are: Abdulrahman Adeshina Olasunkanmi, Rasheed Remilekun, Adeyanju Kehinde Emmanuel, Owolabi Temidayo Habeeb,Ojora Usman Olawale,...
According to the Nigerian Tribune that stated that a policeman has been killed as some yet-to-be-identified gunmen, on Wednesday morning, May 26 allegedly attacked a routine police patrol team and set their van on fire in Delta state According to the report, the incident occurred along Otulu Junction, Akwukwu-Igbo, Aniocha North local government area of the state. The spokesman of the...
A prayer session has been held by 2,500 clerics for a former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu to become the President of Nigeria in 2023. The Managing Director, Federal Housing Authority, Abdullmumini Jibrin Kofa organised the special prayer session for the success of Bola Tinubu’s presidential ambition ahead of the 2023 general elections in the country on Saturday. The prayer...
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has commenced its National Executive Council, NEC, meeting. The APC emergency NEC meeting is holding in Abuja with President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu present. This is the 11th meeting of the APC NEC. Addressing the committee, the National Chairman of the party said the meeting is the...
Gombe State University GSU, Gombe state, Nigeria.. Monday 5th July, 2021. The pretty fulani doctor emerged overall best medical graduating student, Gombe state indigenous. Halima Muhammad Yayajo with an excellent performance break records in Gombe state university session 2019/2020 best graduating medical student. She surpassed her counterparts both male and female during the academic pursuit, Gombe state University”. The report said, she was the...
The Ukrainian government has thanked Nigeria for supporting the country against Russia. Ukraine expressed joy that Nigeria and other countries supported it during the United Nations resolution over the invasion of the country by the Russian forces. The Defense attached to the Embassy of Ukraine in Nigeria, Colonel Andrii Vasyliev stated this in a statement on Friday. He asked for more sanctions...
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission finally arrested a former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, after a