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APC FIXES DATE FOR STATE CONGRESSES

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The All Progressives Congress on Wednesday in Abuja released the schedule of activities for its congresses and the national convention. The schedule, which was signed by the party’s National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso, showed that ward and local government congresses to elect ward and local government […]

COURT STOPS PLANNED SALE OF 9MOBILE

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja has halted the plan to sell the telecommunication firm, Etisalat, now called 9mobile. This followed an application by some aggrieved shareholders who are demanding that the planned sale should not be allowed to take place until they are paid $43.33m which […]

PDP SET TO CHANGE ITS NAME AS NEC MEETS TODAY

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party is considering the possibility of changing its name before the conduct of 2019 general elections,  The PUNCH has learnt. Investigations by our correspondent showed that this was one of the conditions given by those who left the party before the 2015 general elections. […]

KADUNA GOVT SACKS 4,562 NEWLY RECRUITED TEACHERS

By Ben Agande Kaduna State government has dismissed 4,562 newly-recruited teachers a few weeks after they were issued with employment letters to replace those sacked for failing a competency test. The state Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Ja’afaru Sani, who stated this at a briefing yesterday, explained that the newly-recruited teachers […]

FG PROBES SENATE MACE THEFT

•I didn’t bring hoodlums to chamber, says senator The Federal Government has directed security agencies to immediately unravel the circumstances surrounding the breach of security which led to the invasion of the Senate chamber, yesterday, and snatching of the mace. The federal government expressed shock at the action  and, in […]