President Buhari Will Consider His Health Before Deciding On Second Term

President Muhammadu Buhari will consider his state of health before taking the decision on whether to seek re-election in 2019 or not, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, stated in an interview on Sunday. Buhari had a serious health challenge in 2017 that made him to seek medical attention outside the […]

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Air force deploys N9.7bn helicopters seized by FG

The second Bell 412 Helicopter, which was among the two aircraft seized by the Nigeria Customs Service in January 2017, has been deployed by the Nigerian Air Force. The air force said on Saturday in a release that the aircraft was deployed, following the induction of the first helicopter in November 2017. The two Bell […]

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Helicopter Loaded with Arms lands in Taraba Village, govt says

A helicopter suspected to be loaded with arms and ammunition was, last night, reported to have landed in a village called Jibu, located along River Benue, near Ibi, in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan-Abu, told our correspondent that the […]

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan to have Arsenal medical in next 48 hours

Henrikh Mkhitaryan will undergo a medical at Arsenal in the next 48 hours, according to Sky sources. The Armenia international was left out of Manchester United’s squad for Saturday’s 1-0 win at Burnley as he nears a move to the Emirates Stadium that will see Alexis Sanchez move in the other direction. Sky Sports News […]

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Why Nigeria is a troubled nation – Dalung

ABUJA – The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, yesterday said that one of the reasons Nigeria is a troubled nation is because its reward system had collapsed.. Dalung Dalung Dalung made this known in Abuja during an award ceremony organised for the 2017 retirees of the Ministry and all successful sports medalists […]

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Herdsmen killings: Miyetti Allah, Afenifere, Ohanaeze reject Osinbajo panel

The North-East zonal Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Alhaji Mafindi Danburam, has said the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee on killings by herdsmen would not produce the desired result with the inclusion of Ishaku and Samuel Ortom of Benue. He told SUNDAY PUNCH on Saturday that the two governors, who have promulgated “military […]

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Regional militias, youths prepare for battle against herdsmen

Some youth groups in the Middle Belt and southern part of Nigeria have vowed to resist the incursion of the dreaded Fulani herdsmen into their regions. They have therefore urged the various state governors in the North-Central, South-West, South-East and the South-South geopolitical zones to offer necessary support to their members. The militia groups, whose […]

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Hunters Vow To defend Ekiti State

The hunters in Ekiti state has vowed to defend Ekiti state despite police harassment. This  assertion  was revealed  in a statement by the President Ekiti hunters association of Nigeria which have been drafted into the state’s security strategies to avert herdsmen/farmers clashes. Chief Taiwo Bamisile, the President, Ekiti Hunters Association of Nigeria reacting to an […]

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I couldn’t recognise my husband when I saw him – Nifemi, wife of fire service officer injured in Lagos gas explosion

The severity of the facial injury sustained by 48-year-old Adeola Adaraloye jumps at anyone entering the male ward of the Trauma and Burns Centre at Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos. His entire face had become frighteningly yellow. When one of our correspondents visited the ward on Thursday, his nose was dripping with blood; his two swollen […]

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Lecturer Probed For Sexual Harassment

A former lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University( OAU) Professor Francis Fakoya is under investigation by his present employees, St. George’s University, Grenada, Caribbean Island; Northumbria University, Newcastle, United Kingdom for sexually harassing a former medical student of the Obafemi Awolowo University  Dr. Funke Dezarn. Dr. Funke Dezarn had named and shamed Fakoya on social […]

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