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Budget padding: Jibrin should undergo psychiatric tests –Reps

Abdulmumin Jibrin John Ameh, Abuja Leaders of the House of Representatives said on Sunday that psychiatric tests should be conducted on its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, to ascertain whether he was not facing health challenges. The leaders, whom The PUNCH learnt were taken aback by Jibrin’s latest allegations that they pocketed […]

Falae links Jonathan to N100m election funds scam …tenders email to EFCC as evidence

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission an email correspondence between him and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih. Falae tendered the email as an evidence in the probe linking […]

Stella Oduah loses son

  Oduah    advertisement   Leke Baiyewu and Tunde Ajaja The senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Stella Oduah, on Friday lost her son, whose name had yet to be known as of the time of filing this report. Unconfirmed reports say the deceased was 28 and […]

Siasia quits, says Nigerian Football system ‘disrespectful’

Coach of the National U-23 team, Samson Siasia, says he is quitting the game in Nigeria because of what he describes as “a disrespectful system”. Siasia coached the Dream Team to a bronze medal at the just concluded Rio Olympic Games. He is the most decorated African football coach at the Olympics having also won […]

Campus Sex Files (9): Dear Professor Oluchi, they have sacked six lecturers at my university for having sex with female students: Is this a turning point?

Dear Professor Oluchi, I am a 300 level student at Delta State University at Abraka. Recently, the university authorities sacked six lecturers for sexually harassing female students. As a victim of sexual harassment on campus by male lecturers, I applaud the university for taking such brave and bold actions. I and my friends are very […]

Nigeria’s economic woes, self inflicted, says Soludo

A former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Prof. Charles Soludo, said, yesterday, that the economic recession Nigeria is experiencing was self inflicted, insisting that oil, for most part of the country, had been a curse. *Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo Soludo, in a key note address at Delta State Economic and Investment Summit, said the collapse […]

Funke Akindele remarries, now Mrs JJC

Funke Akindele remarries, now Mrs JJC — 26th August 2016 – As actress thrills Lagos fans By Tony Ogaga It has finally happened. Star actress, Funke Akindele aka Jenifa, has remarried! She is now referred to as Mrs Funke Akindele-Bello (FAB), after signing the dotted lines with top rapper, Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC. […]

Niger Delta Avengers denies picking Soyinka, Kalu for talks

Ovie Okpare, Warri The Niger Delta Avengers has refuted the claim that it nominated Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka; a former Abia State governor, Mr. Orji Kalu and five others to negotiate with the federal government on behalf of the group. A statement by the spokesman of the militant group, Mudoch Agbinibo, late on Saturday […]

Two pilots arrested for drinking before flight

Two pilots were arrested in Scotland on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a passenger plane to the United States, police said Sunday. The two men were detained at Glasgow Airport on Saturday before they were due to fly to Newark in New Jersey. Concerns were reportedly raised […]

Buhari is nice but lacks political experience — Farunkanmi

Second Republic Senator and a member of the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria, Olorunimbe Farunkan Second Republic Senator and a member of the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria, Olorunimbe Farunkanmi speaks with PETER DADA about his relationship with Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the 1996 coup and other national issues What are your political antecedents? As an undergraduate of the […]

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