Day: August 26, 2017

FACEBOOK IS DOWN

Facebook on Saturday went down with thousands of users reporting they cannot access the popular social media site. Some users were told the website was undergoing “required maintenance” on Saturday afternoon as they attempted to log in. When Saturday PUNCH tried posting on its Facebook Page, the platform informed our […]

NIGERIA BIKERS TO RIDE FOR UNITY OCTOBER 1

A group of bikers will be organising a commemorative ride tagged, “The one Nigeria Ride” slated for October 1, Nigeria’s independence day to advocate for the country’s unity. Abubakar Abdullahi, speaking on behalf of the group to journalists on Saturday at the Unity Fountain, said it was ‘their own way […]

IF YOU ARREST KANU YOU MUST ARREST AREWA YOUTH: AMAECHI

Minister of Aviation in the first republic, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, has said the Federal Government should stop treating Arewa youth who issued the Igbo quit notice and anti-Igbo songs as sacred cows. The elder statesman in an interview with SUN, said the Independent People of Biafra leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu […]

MAN DECLARED INNOCENT AFTER 25 YEARS IN JAIL

Desmond Ricks He was 26 years old when he was wrongfully convicted of a murder. Twenty-five years after his conviction that led to a long jail term, Desmond Ricks, now 51, has been found innocent. The Detroit, United States of America resident, who served 25 years in prison for murder […]

UNIVERSITY DEFIES JAMB, FIXES CUT OFF MARK FOR 170

The Federal University in Gusau (FUGUS) has set 170 as cut-off mark for the 2017/2018 admission into the institution, against the minimum 120 set by JAMB. The Information Officer of the University, Malam Umar Usman, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Saturday that the university’s management […]

-WHY I DROPPED OUT OF SCHOOL: OLAMIDE

◊ Popular Nigerian hip-hop artiste, Olamide Adedeji, popularly known as Badoo, has revealed that he dropped out of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode due to his father’s inability to fund his tertiary education. Olamide stated that contrary to speculations, he did not drop out of school because of poor […]