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Popular pastor of COZA, Biodun Fatoyinbo, accused of rape

Protesters on Sunday besieged the Lagos church of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly along Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja. One of the protesters at the church held a megaphone through which he chanted, “Say no to”. His call was received with responses of “rape” from the gathered protesters. READ ALSO: COZA: My husband is not a […]

Trump, first sitting U.S. president to step foot on North Korean soil

US President Donald Trump left South Korea on Sunday after a trip to Asia that took in a G20 summit in Japan and a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula. Trump departed on Air Force One just before 1000 GMT (7pm local time) en route […]

Buhari moves to establish Ruga settlements across the country in spite of opposition

Friday Olokor, Eniola Akinkuotu, Okechukwu Nnodim, John Charles and Enyioha Opara Despite the harsh criticism of  the planned establishment of Ruga settlements across the country, the Federal Government is set to commence the pilot phase of the project  in Taraba, Adamawa, Plateau, Kaduna and seven other states, Saturday PUNCH’s investigations have confirmed. It was learnt in […]

Ethnic clashes claim 5 in Taraba

Five persons were killed on Tuesday and several houses burnt in a fresh crisis between the Tiv and Jukuns in Rafinkada Village of Wukari local government area of Taraba. Mr. Daniel Adidas, the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Council confirmed the development in a telephone interview with with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

2019 AFCON: Visa issues prevent Super Eagles’ supporters’ club from travelling to Egypt

The National Chairperson, Nigeria Eagles Supporters Club, Bunmi Ogunfunwa, on Saturday said that the Super Eagles were missing the supporters club at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt due to visa hitch. Ogunfuwa made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on the sidelines of […]

Igbo youths send draft bill for the federation of the southeast

THE youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has submitted a proposal for a draft bill for the federation of South East states of Abia, Anambra , Ebonyi, Imo and Enugu. Igbos in Delta and Rivers could opt  to join the federation, the group said. The National President of the group, Arthur Obiora said the draft bill […]

Buhari tries to solve communal classes while avoiding the terrorism of the Fulani herdsmen

President Muhammadu Buhari has begun consultations for an inclusive stakeholder committee that will thoroughly interrogate issues that fuel communal conflicts across the country, with a mandate to proffering lasting solutions to age-long disagreements that have claimed lives and property.   With particular focus on the Tiv/Jukun relationship in Benue and Taraba States, the President is […]

Yoruba leaders make a U-turn – advise Buhari on next NDDC chairman

Ondo State elders on Friday looked at the Niger Development Commission (NDDC) Establishment Act 2000, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Delta State indigenes as the next Chairman and Managing Director of the Commission. ‘’It is the turn of Delta State to produce the chairman of the board and also the managing director’’ the […]

Photo: “Outrage as a passenger onboard a flight asks Prof. Wole Soyinka to vacate his seat

The Internet was abuzz, yesterday, after Tonye Cole, billionaire politician, shared his flight experience on how Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, was asked to vacate a seat by a passenger onboard a flight. Cole, the co-founder and former group executive director of Sahara Group and Energy, had taken to his Instagram page on Sunday to narrate […]

Calm Down Nigerians, It’s Only Four Years! – Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye | Lagos, Nigeria | June 22, 2019 – Early on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, by 4.40 am and four days after the presidential election held in Nigeria on Saturday, February 23, the Chairman of the ‘Independent’ National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, announced that Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

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