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Jonathan gets one-week ultimatum to declare for presidency

AHEAD of the formal declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for his re-election bid for the 2015 Presidential election, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, More »

Oil theft and its threat to Nigeria

THE report, the other day, that a batch of 2,00050-litre jerry cans of stolen petroleum products was intercepted by security forces in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State is a More »

Tinubu, Fayemi bribe 15 Ekiti APC lawmakers N800m to impeach Fayose

15 All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly members in Ekiti State have allegedly been bribed with a sum of N800 million to impeach the State Governor, Ayodele More »

Boko Haram: 40 girls abducted in fresh attack in Adamawa

The ceasefire deal reportedly struck with the Boko Haram Islamist sect by the Federal Government has suffered another major setback as the insur­gents were said to have More »

Immigration bars 7,836 Nigerians from travelling abroad, intensifies border patrol

A total of 7,836 Nigerians were prevented from travelling out of the country by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) within the first six months of 2014.In addition, another set of More »

 

Jonathan gets one-week ultimatum to declare for presidency

President Goodluck Jonathan

AHEAD of the formal declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for his re-election bid for the 2015 Presidential election, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP yesterday gave the President and other aspirants vying for various elective positions,  one week ultimatum to purchase their expression of interest and nomination forms, saying the party cannot go for a

Human parts on sale ahead 2015 election —Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor

PRESIDENT of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has taken a swipe on fetish politicians, who have began to trade in humans parts for diabolical purposes ahead 2015 general elections.

APC govs demand urgent meeting with Jonathan on dwindling FAAC

GOVERNORS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) states in the country have demanded an urgent meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan over the issue of continued dwindling federal allocation to the states.

Why APC may dump Amaechi for Fashola as Buhari’s running mate

LAGOS State governor, Babatunde Fashola, has been reportedly endorsed by the South-West caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the vice-presidential candidate to whoever emerges as the presidential standard-bearer of the party, Nigerian Tribune learnt Wednesday night.

Oil theft and its threat to Nigeria

THE report, the other day, that a batch of 2,00050-litre jerry cans of stolen petroleum products was  intercepted by  security forces in the  Ikorodu  area of Lagos State  is  a worrisome  incident  that  reveals so starkly the  dimensions  as well as the extent of the  roguery going on in the oil sector of the Nigerian economy.

Freezing of account: Murtala Mohammed’s son, Risqua alleges foul play

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Son of former Head of State, Risqua Murtala Mohammed, has said that there were ulterior motives in the orchestrated widespread media reports, of a routine commercial dispute between his company and the Guaranty Trust Bank.

Police arrest customs officer over daughter’s death

A senior customs of­ficer (name with­held) was yesterday arrested by the po­lice in Meran area of Ijaye, Ojokoro, Lagos State, over his alleged involvement in the mysterious death of his 17-year-old daughter and for reportedly beating his wife to a state of coma.

Messi better than Cristiano Ronaldo, insists Suarez

The Uruguay international has nothing but praise for his fellow Barcelona attacker and believes he’s undoubtedly the best in the world.Barcelona attacker Luis Suarez has stressed that his Argentine team-mate Lionel Messi is a better player than Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Immigration bars 7,836 Nigerians from travelling abroad, intensifies border patrol

A total of 7,836 Nigerians were prevented from travelling out of the country by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) within the first six months of 2014.In addition, another set of 4,896 were deported from various countries of the world within the same period.

Boko Haram: 40 girls abducted in fresh attack in Adamawa

The ceasefire deal reportedly struck with the Boko Haram Islamist sect by the Federal Government has suffered another major setback as the insur­gents were said to have abducted 40 young ladies in a fresh attack.

Nigeria is not broke – Okonjo-Iweala

The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo–Iweala, has assured Nigerians that the economy is growing positively in spite of the reduction of oil price in the international market.Okonjo-Iweala, who stated this on Tuesday at the 2014 Ministerial Platform in Abuja, said the nation was not broke as being speculated in the media.

Why I abandoned my kids for eight years – Father

Mr Segun Adepegba, the father of the three children abandoned in a boarding school for eight years in Abule-Iroko in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, Mr Segun Adepegba, on Wednesday, reached out to PUNCH Metro.

Okada rider kills policeman for seizing bike

A police corporal, Joseph Ebosele, has been confirmed dead at a Lagos hospital after he was hit with an iron rod by a motorcyclist, Bakare Lukman, in the Meiran area of Lagos State.

Tinubu, Fayemi bribe 15 Ekiti APC lawmakers N800m to impeach Fayose

15 All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly members in Ekiti State have allegedly been bribed with a sum of N800 million to impeach the State Governor, Ayodele Fayose.

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