Anxiety over Kogi gov’s whereabouts

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja There was anxiety in Kogi State on Sunday following the non-appearance of Governor Yahaya Bello in public in the last two weeks. Sources said the governor might have been flown abroad to treat...

My skit once stopped a lady from committing suicide – Emma Oh My God

Emmanuel Edunjobi aka Emma Oh My God, a comedian, has over 200,000 followers on Instagram while his YouTube channel and Facebook entertain thousands of viewers per post. The comic act tells Ademola Olonilua how...

Dump Clintons – Trump tells voters

It’s time for US voters to say goodbye to Hillary and Bill Clinton, Donald Trump said Saturday in his first weekly radio address for the Republican Party, with which he has clashed since launching...

FG employs 200,000 graduates, offers N30,000 monthly

Tunde Ajaja The Federal Government says it has employed 200,000 graduates who will work for only two years as teachers and agricultural extension workers throughout the country. An online newspaper, The Cable reported that the new...

Another Chibok girl, Maryam rescued

Troops of 121 Battalion, Nigerian Army, deployed at Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area, Borno, for Operation Lafiya Dole, on Saturday rescued one of the kidnapped Chibok girls. A statement issued by the army Spokesman, Col....

Nigeria is destined for greatness – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that Nigeria is destined to achieve greatness in spite of the current challenges. Buhari spoke in Sokoto on Saturday when he inaugurated the Kalambaina 500 housing estate built by...

Police arrest one for killing corper in Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State on Saturday said it had arrested a suspected murderer of a National Youth Service Corps serving in the state. The command’s Public Relation Officer, ASP Aliyu Usman, said that the...

EKO Disco threatens publication of energy theft customers

The management of EKO Electricity Distribution Company Plc on Thursday said it would soon publish the names of energy theft customers within its network. Mr Oladele Amoda, the DISCO Chief Executive Officer, told the News...

Nigeria’s athletics underdeveloped, says Onyali-Omagbemi

An Olympian, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi, says that no Nigerian has broken her 20 years record in 200m which spans from 1996 to date is a sign of athletics underdevelopment in Nigeria. Onyali-Omagbemi won the women’s 200m...

US election: Clinton outspends Trump in TV ads as poll nears

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is outspending her rival Republican Donald Trump in television advertisement in the final week of campaign, from about $14m to $32m. This came as both candidates hit battle grounds in a...

APGA suspends South-East chairman

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has suspended its National Vice Chairman (South-East), Mr Ozo Okafor, over alleged anti-party activities. In a communiqué released in Awka on Thursday, after an emergency meeting of its South-East Working...

Ex-Customs boss, Dikko, returns N1bn cash to FG

A former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko, has returned N1,040,000, 000 to the Federal Government, The PUNCH has learnt. Dikko, who served as the head of customs between August, 2009 and...

Nigeria commences process to kick-start new national airline

The Federal Government will appoint a transaction adviser next week as part of efforts to establish a new national carrier, an official has said. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the new...

Obanikoro returns N100 million to EFCC

A former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has returned N100 million to the Nigerian government following his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Sources close to...