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Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

Thousands welcome Buhari in Kano; President frees prisoners, vows to win next election

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Kano on Wednesday for a two-day official visit to the state. Mr. Buhari was received at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, members of the State Executive Council, Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi [...]

December 6, 2017 Government and politics

‘Pastor Adeboye is irresponsible, vile’ – Gay activist, Bisi Alimi

Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi, has slammed the General overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, for saying people should work for the money they spend. Alimi described the revered man of God as [...]

December 6, 2017 Government and politics

Okorocha’s character shows government officials must undergo psychiatric test – Omokri

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday asked the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha to undergo psychiatric test. This was in response to Okorocha’s appointment of 28 commissioners; including his sister, Mrs. Nkechi Ololo as Commissioner of Happiness, which [...]

December 6, 2017 Government and politics

Senate President, Saraki speaks on dumping APC for PDP

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that he will not dump the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Senate President spoke with Punch through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Tuesday. He pointed out that as a [...]

December 6, 2017 Government and politics

Makarfi speaks on his political ambition

The Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has cleared the air regarding reports of him nursing interests to fly the flag of the party during the 2019 presidential election. In statement on [...]

December 6, 2017 Government and politics

Government intensifies calls for patronage of Made-in-Nigeria goods

Made-in-Nigeria goods: Worried by the lack of competitiveness of local manufacturing companies as a result of low patronage among other challenges, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya A’isha Abubakar, has intensified calls for support of local [...]

December 6, 2017 Economy

Rohr already decided on World Cup squad, says Agali

Super Eagles’ new chief scout, Victor Agali says coach Gernot Rohr won’t be considering new players in his squad for the World Cup in Russia next year. Agali made this known in a television programme in Lagos monitored by, [...]

December 6, 2017 Sports

Terror threat triggers red alert

Warnings by the United States and the United Kingdom of possible terrorist attacks in Nigeria have set off a red alert across the country. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday ordered Commissioners of Police in the Federal Capital [...]

December 6, 2017 Government and politics

Stop panic buying, NNPC tells Nigerians as queues persist

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has urged fuel consumers across the country to desist from panic buying, assuring that it has enough stock to meet the needs of consumers. Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu, [...]

December 6, 2017 Oil & Gas

Critics should be careful with Ronaldo – Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane warned Cristiano Ronaldo’s critics not to write-off the Portuguese, who is expected to pick up his fifth Ballon d’Or this week. Ronaldo has scored just twice in 10 La Liga matches this season as a [...]

December 6, 2017 Sports

Joke Silva: I was an adopted child

Nollywood veteran,   Mrs. Joke Silva-Jacobs has revealed a family secret as an  adopted child of the Silva Family. She said she was adopted  decades ago from a foster home run by the Red Cross in Lagos. The beautiful and respected [...]

December 6, 2017 Nollywood