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Cost of materials: Bakers lament, plan fresh hike in prices of bread

Bakers, under the aegis of the Premium BreadMakers Association of Nigeria, have warned of yet another hike in prices of bread due...

Economists blast Federal Govt as Debt servicing hits N10.43tn

The Federal Government has projected that debt servicing will cost N10.43tn by 2025, according to the 2023-2035 Medium Term Expenditure Framework &...

Olubadan of Ibadan backs clamour for telecom infrastructure protection

L-R: Mr. Kunle Olorundare,, Principal  Manager, Technical Standard and Network Integrity, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); Ms. Mistura Aruna, Head, Consumer Information and...

EFCC threatens to arrest dollar hoarders as naira hits new low

The Nigerian currency strengthened on the official market by 0.03 per cent to settle at N428.88 to the dollar last week, according to data on FMDQ OTC.

NCC restates commitment to fund research as VCs attend roundtable

Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, has restated the commitment of...

FCTA disburses N146bn NG-CARES funds to 14 communities

By Abdullahi Muhammad, Abuja As part of government's efforts to improve the wellbeing of the...

COLUMN/OPINION

An agenda for national rebirth (1), by Hassan Gimba

“The greatest patriotism is to tell your country when it is behaving dishonourably, foolishly, viciously.”

From the archives: Nana Shettima and her strange character, Isa Gusau

Working as a resident journalist in the north and south of Nigeria, gave me the opportunity of seeing in close proximity, how...

What Zamfara man saw in Remi Tinubu, by Isa Gusau

While in Lagos four days ago, I saw and monitored something really strange in Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of National Leader of...

You can’t play God, group dares Amosun over threat to remove Abiodun

The group also called on the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to the former governor for questioning since, by his own admission, he knows those who rigged the 2019 governorship election in the state.

Mrs Maryamu Lami Dimka (née Gowon): Death of an amazon

Mrs Maryamu Lami Dimka, elder sister to General Yakubu Gowon, died 3rd August 2022. Wife...

Abdullahi Adamu: Beckoned to save, by Dan Agbese

The redoubtable Adams Oshiomhole, two-time governor of Edo State, was elected national chairman of APC in 2018. In my column welcoming him...

CORONAVIRUS

Biden tests positive for COVID, White House reveals

President Biden tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and is experiencing very mild symptoms, the White House announced. Mr....

COVID-19: Fresh cases jump to 67% in two weeks

The COVID-19 infections in the country have risen by 67 per cent, the latest figures according to The PUNCH report

FCT Minister tests positive for COVID-19

By Abdullahi Muhammad, Abuja Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Minister(FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello...

Crossover night: FCTA insist on 50% hall capacity for worship centres

Says nightclubs, others remain shut By Muhammad Abdullahi, Abuja The Federal Capital...

Omicron: FG responsible for UK travel restrictions- Prof Tomori

Says travel bans racism, inequity By Abdullahi Mohammed, AbujaMr Oyewale Tomori, a professor of virology and educational administrator said...

Nigerian govt approves Covid-19 booster dose

The Presidential Steering Committee in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency has approved...

Nigeria to vaccinate 40 to 50% eligible population by February-DG

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has said that by February, Nigeria would have vaccinated between 40 to 50% of its...

Covid-19: Nigerian govt revises international travel protocol

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has reviewed the International TravelProtocol of 22nd October 2021. A statement from the...

Buhari Administration fact sheet

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Nigerian singer Kizz Daniel arrested in Tanzania

Earlier, the concert-goers staged a mild protest by throwing bottles at the empty stage after paying as much as $5000 and waiting for hours for the Singer to perform to no avail.

Wike splits PDP into northern, southern blocs as party crisis worsens

It may be a case of frying pan to fire in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which has known no peace, since denying...

This Thing Done Dey Too Much – Daddy Freeze Reacts To Kizz Daniel’s Arrest In Tanzania

Reacting to the development, Daddy Freeze condemned the singer’s refusal to show up at a commitment and advised that he fix himself.

BBNaija level up: See what Groovy said about Beauty’s disqualification

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 7 housemate, Groovy has reacted to the disqualification of lover, Beauty. Recall that Beauty...

Tension as okada riders attack VIO, motorists, vehicles on Abuja airport road

The increasing state of lawlessness in Abuja was again observed around noon on Monday as some youths laid siege on the airport...

BBNaija: Beauty disqualified, Christy O, Cyph evicted, two new housemates introduced

Breaking: Beauty sent packing from #BBNaijaS7 show After several infringements of Big Brother’s rule, Beauty has been disqualified from...

President Buhari’s nephew dumps APC after getting only 30 votes in his hometown

Hon. Fatuhu Muhammad, a member representing Daura/Sandamu/Maiadua Federal Constituency, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.  Muhammad, who...

AMAC: FCT tribunal judgement, an attempt to steer illegality – PDP

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abuja Municipal Area Council Chief God-I-Beg Egbeh has hinted thatthe FCT Election Petition Tribunal judgement last...

[BBNaija S7] Violence: Nigerians reacts to Beauty’s disqualification

Reactions have trailed the disqualification of Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Beauty Tukura from season 7. This follows two...

Breaking: WAEC releases May/June 2022 school results

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced the release of the May/June 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results.

Latest News

Oh no! Blood sisters director, Biyi Bandele is dead

Biyiwi Bandele, a Nigerian novelist, playwright, director of Half of a Yellow Sun and co-director of Blood Sisters, a Nigerian series, is...

There is no Justice in Nigeria – Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi

Renowned Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has criticised Nigeria's weak justice system, saying Justice in Nigeria doesn't exist. Speaking...

Kizz Daniel released from Tanzanian police custody

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has said that singer, Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe, popularly known as Kizz Daniel, has been released from police custody...

Six shi’ites dead, many Injured during procession in Zaria

Six members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have been reportedly shot dead while others sustained varying injuries during a procession...

Seoul floods: At least seven dead in Japan amid heaviest rain in decades (photos/video)

At least seven people have died and nine others have been injured as flooding caused by torrential rain hit parts of South...

Kizz Daniel: Real reason why he was arrested in Tanzania – Show promoter reveals

The promoter of the Tanzanian show Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel failed to perform at has shared his own version of what transpired.

BBNaija S7: Ilebaye, Groovy, Khalid, Bryan, Phyna up for eviction this week

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 7 housemate, Adekunle has nominated five housemates for eviction this week. Adekunle, given the...

Bbnaija Level up: “She’s not one of us” – NBA disowns disqualified BBNaija housemate, Beauty Tukura

John Aikpokpo-Martins, the First Vice President of the Nigeria Bar Association, has rubbished reports circulating online that disqualified BBNaija housemate, Beauty Turkura,...

BBNaija S7: Adekunle emerges new head of house

BBNaija Season 7 housemate,  Adekunle Olopade has emerged as the third week’s Head of House. The reality star won...

2023: “Not even my corpse will be found in vicinities of PDP” – El-Rufai debunks claim of joining PDP

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has vowed never to join the Peoples Democratic Party.  The Governor said this...

Politics

2023: “Not even my corpse will be found in vicinities of PDP” – El-Rufai debunks claim of joining PDP

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has vowed never to join the Peoples Democratic Party.  The Governor said this...

Wike splits PDP into northern, southern blocs as party crisis worsens

It may be a case of frying pan to fire in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which has known no peace, since denying...

President Buhari’s nephew dumps APC after getting only 30 votes in his hometown

Hon. Fatuhu Muhammad, a member representing Daura/Sandamu/Maiadua Federal Constituency, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.  Muhammad, who...

AMAC: FCT tribunal judgement, an attempt to steer illegality – PDP

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abuja Municipal Area Council Chief God-I-Beg Egbeh has hinted thatthe FCT Election Petition Tribunal judgement last...

Interview

How kidnappers killed my wife in broad daylight – Prof Adamolekun recounts

A professor of Public Administration and a former United Nations and World Bank employee, Oladipo Adamolekun, talks to PETER DADA about his background, education,...

Policemen Mocked us as we struggled to escape from terrorists – Cleric

A Benue-based cleric, Pastor Peter Kegh, recounts to GODFREY GEORGE how he was alledgedly attacked by terrorists along Otukpo Road in Benue State on...

One-minute enjoyment landed me in cell – Herbalist accused of rape

A 40-year-old herbalist, Samson Ogundele, who was arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl when she and eight others went to him...

2023: Atiku ‘II Suffer Major Defeat In The North —Adeyeye

The consultation and the talk are going on already, I can assure you of that. There is a lot of engagements going on with the Christian leaders and we don’t have to make noise about it.

Africa

Buhari explains trip to Liberia

By Abdullahi Mohammed, AbujaPresident Muhammadu Buhari would depart Abuja Tuesday for Monrovia, Liberia, to attend the 175th independence anniversary celebrations of the...

Former Angolan president dos Santos in coma

The 79-year-old dos Santos who ruled Africa’s second-biggest oil producer for almost 40 years has been battling health issues since 2019.

‘Poison’ kills many in South African nightclub

At least 22 people have been found dead inside a nightclub in South Africa amid claims they were poisoned.