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Covid-19: ECOWAS Donates Essential Medical Equipment to Nigeria

By Adedayo Akinwale The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), through the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), has donated essential medical equipment to the...

Fresh Crisis Brews in APC as Chieftain Challenges NWC Dissolution in Court

By Alex Enumah A fresh crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as one of its chieftains, Mr. Kalu Agu, has instituted a...

Troops kill 2 bandits in Taraba

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian military said its troops of Operation Whirl Stroke killed two bandits in Taraba State. The military in a statement issued...

Military air strike kills several bandits in Zamfara

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian Military said its Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has attacked another armed bandits’ camp in the Southwestern part...

Troops kill scores of bandits’ rescue 5 kidnapped victims, 714 animals in Sokoto, Zamfara

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam In furtherance of the operational mandate to decisively stamp banditry out of North-West zone, troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, have neutralised...

‘Mischief makers behind calls to make me COVID-19 team leader’

  Rivers Deputy Governor Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, at the weekend described persons asking Governor Nyesom Wike to make her leader of COVID-19 team in...

Police disband IRT, STS state offices

  The Police at the weekend disbanded all satellite offices and bases of the Intelligence Response Squad (IRT) and Special Tactical Squad (STS). The directive followed...

Borno hunters’ leader feared kidnapped by Boko Haram

  The leader of Borno hunters and a strong partner of the Military in the fight against Boko Haram in Borno State, Abdulkareem Umar aka...

Scores killed as Military jets bombard bandits’ camp

  Fighter jets have destroyed bandits’ camps in another massive bombardment of Kwiambana forest in Zamfara, the Nigerian Military has said. Scores of bandits were killed...

American confined in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued

  Police operatives have successfully rescued an American citizen, who was confined in a Lagos hotel, where she was held against her wish for over...

Ortom to FG: declare killer-herdsmen terrorists

  Benue Governor Samuel Ortom has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare armed herdsmen killing innocent Benue rural dwellers as terrorists. The Governor’s call followed...

Okowa didn’t order anyone to undergo COVID-19 test — Ifeajika

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Delta, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, has said that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa did not at any time direct members...

FG reschedules London evacuation flight to July 14

The Federal  Government says the evacuation flight from the United Kingdom, initially scheduled for July 12 from London Heathrow, has been rescheduled to depart...

Ize-Iyamu urges youths to participate in online series campaign

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Governorship candidate in Edo State Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has announced the commencement of an online series on his campaign...

Hostage situation in unsettled South African church kills 5

Five people are dead and more than 40 have been arrested after an early-morning hostage situation at a long-troubled church near Johannesburg, police in...

Tanzania’s Magufuli endorsed for re-election, dismisses third term bid

Chama Cha Mapinduzi, CCM; Tanzania’s ruling party has endorsed the candidature of President John Pombe Magufuli for upcoming presidential polls. The president doubles as the...

JUST IN: Delta SSG tests negative, discharged from Isolation Centre

Delta State Government has announced that Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Chiedu Ebie, has been discharged from the Isolation Centre in Asaba...

Sudan ratifies law banning female genital mutilation

  Sudan’s ruling body ratified a law banning the widespread practice of female genital mutilation, the justice ministry announced Friday, handing the movement for women’s...

Trump confirms retaliatory US cyberattack against Russia

President Donald Trump confirmed for the first time that the United States launched a cyberattack against the Russian Internet Research Agency in 2018. The IRA,...

Lagos doctors declare three days warning strike

Medical doctors in Lagos on Sunday declared a three-day warning strike over the state government’s failure to meet their demands. The doctors under the auspices...

Falana denies receiving N28m from Magu

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has denied receiving N28m from the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes...

COVID-19: Lagos doctors begin strike Monday

Dayo Ojerinde Doctors employed by the Lagos State Government will on Monday begin a three-day warning strike, The PUNCHhas learnt. The Chairman of the Medical Guild, Lagos,...

Don’t Hide Magu’s Crimes, Nigerians Waiting, Watching, Vatsa Tells Buhari

Minna- A Chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger state, Mr. Jonathan Tsado Vatsa has urged the federal government not to...

Why 2020 budget was increased despite drop in revenue – Presidency

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the...

Afegbua Vows To Work Against Obaseki

…Says ‘I’m Not Afraid Of Suspension Lagos- Prince Kassim Afegbua, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and former Commissioner for Information in Edo...

Ize-Iyamu Announces Online Series On SIMPLE Agenda, Urges Youth Participation

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Edo Governorship election, has announced the commencement of an online series on his...

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