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Monthly Archives: September 2021

Troops Neutralize 394 Bandits, 85 Terrorists in September—DHQ

Defence Headquarters has said over 394 armed bandits and 85 Boko Haram and Islamic terrorists were neutralised by troops in their various theatres of...

Gov Abiodun Signs Anti-open Grazing Bill into Law

Ogun State Governor,  Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday, signed into law the Bill to Regulate Animal Grazing and Establishment of Cattle Ranching in Ogun State. Abiodun,...

Buhari to Make Independence Anniversary Broadcast to Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari will deliver a nationwide broadcast on Friday. This broadcast according to a statement by Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, is part of activities...

2023: PDP Zones National Chairmanship Seat to North

The Peoples Democratic Party has zoned the office of the National Chairman of the party to the northern part of the country. The decision to...

Insecurity: House of Reps Joins Senate, Tells Buhari to Declare Banditry...

The House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits as terrorists. The House took the stance in a resolution it passed...

Bauchi NUJ Embarks on Tree Planting Campaign to Mark 2020 Press...

As part of activities marking its 2020 press week, the Bauchi State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has stressed the need...

Insecurity: Bandits Invade Niger Communities, Kill 30 People

Armed bandits invaded Kachiwe and adjourning villages in Sarkin Pawa headquarters of the Munya Local Government Area of Niger state, killing no fewer than...

Nigeria @61: FG Declares Friday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, October 1 as public holiday to mark the country’s 61st independence anniversary. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr....

UCL: Juve Beat Chelsea; Ronaldo Rescues United as Barca’s Woes Continue

Juventus continued their good start to this season's Champions League with a 1-0 victory over champions, Chelsea, courtesy of Federico Chiesa's strike. Despite their poor...

Dr Chike Akunyili’s Killers will Pay for their Crime – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is deeply saddened by the gruesome killing of Dr Chike Akunyili, the husband of the late former Director-General...

Insecurity: Declare Bandits Terrorists, Senate Tells Buhari

The Senate has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, declare bandits as terrorists and wage total war against them. This...

UCL: Messi Scores First PSG Goal as Moldovan Debutant, Tiraspol, Shock...

Lionel Messi scored his first goal in the colours of Paris Saint Germain on Tuesday night in a 2-0 Champions League victory over Manchester...

Court Restrains EFCC From Retrying Kalu

The Federal High Court has prohibited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from retrying former Abia State Governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. Justice Inyang Ekwo...

Restructure Nigeria Before 2023 Elections -Afenifere Tells Buhari

The Pan-Yoruba Socio-Political organisation, Afenifere, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently restructure Nigeria before the 2023 general elections. The group, in a communique...

Comparing Me With Hushpuppi Insulting—Invictus Obi

Obinwanne Okeke, better known as Invictus, who was convicted for fraud in the United States has said he should not be compared with confessed...

Insecurity: Late Dora Akunyili’s Husband Shot Dead

Dr Chike Akunyili, the husband of late former Director-General of the National Agency for Food, Drug and Administration Control, Dora Akunyili, has been shot...

Buhari Celebrates D’Tigress on Winning 2021 AFROBASKET

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the D'Tigress, Nigeria's senior women basketball team, on their victory at the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket Women's Championship in Cameroon. The...

Ten Months After Inauguration, Obaseki Sends List of 11 Commissioner-Nominees to...

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has sent the names of 11 commissioner-nominees to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. He also appointed “with...

Insecurity: Criminals Have Informants Within Security Agencies—NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said criminals have informants within the security agencies which is responsible for the unending insecurity...

Bukola, Gbemisola Saraki Berate Kwara Government for Demolishing Library Named After...

Kwara state government has demolished a library named after Chief Olusola Saraki, father of former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The library located along Agbooba-Adeta road...

Months after Suspension, Hadiza Bala Usman Returns as NPA Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), for an additional five-year...

Supreme Court Justice Oseji Dies at 67

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Oseji has died. He died at the age of 67 following a protracted illness. Oseji's demise comes less than a year after...

Electoral Act: Reps Constitute 7- Man Committee

The House of Representatives has set up a Conference Committee to harmonise the positions on the Electoral Act Amendments Bill with its upper legislative...

2023: Ohanaeze Knocks Northern Governors, Sultan on Power Shift Rejection, Says...

The Igbo sociopolitical group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has knocked the 19 Northern governors and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, over their opposition to...

Nigerians can’t Live with Terrorism, Poverty for Another 40 Years- PDP...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told a former Governor of Borno state, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to perish the thoughts of All Progressives...

Insecurity: Gunmen Abduct Retired Air Vice Marshal

Some masked  gunmen have abducted Air Vice Marshal Sikiru Smith (retd.), in the Ajah area of Lagos State, the PUNCH can confirm. Smith is a...

Kaduna Meeting: Northern Governors Oppose Southern Counterparts on 2023 Zoning,...

The governors in the 19 Northern states of the country have opposed the position of their Southern counterparts that the Presidency be zoned to...

Anambra 2021: IPOB Denies Declaring Boycott of Election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday announced that it has not officially  declared ‘no election’ in Anambra State, stressing that its pre-occupation...

USAID Project Solicits Support of Bauchi Ministry to Achieve...

The United States Agency for International Development  (USAID) Nigeria funded intervention tagged “State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness (State2State) activity on Monday paid an advocacy...

NUJ Calls for More Funding for Performing LGAs in Bauchi

Towards enhancing local government administration and encouraging healthy competition among chairmen of LGAs, the Bauchi State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)...

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