REV FATHER MBAKA DOES SPIRITUAL CLEANSING OF IMO GOVT HOUSE

Catholic church priest, Revd. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, performed spiritual cleansing of the Imo State governor’s office, as Senator Hope Uzodinma assumed office on Wednesday,  The PUNCH has learnt. Security men and civil…

PDP TO STAGE PROTEST OVER SUPREME COURT RULING ON IMO GUBER ELECTION

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, on Friday proposed that PDP National Executive Committee members embark on a protest against the judgement of the Supreme Court…

ISLAMIC GROUP SAYS AMOTEKUN DESIGNED TO PROTECT ONLY CHRISTIANS, WARN SOUTH WEST GOVERNORS

Amotekun: Islamic group reveals why outfit will protect only Christians, warns governors PRESS RELEASE: AMOTEKUN: WHO ORDERED REGISTRATION IN CHURCHES? Governors of the South West sub-region recently established a security…

MEET KINGSLEY OBIORA, NEW CBN DEPUTY GOVERNOR

The President has sent the name of a young and consummate Nigerian, Dr Kingsley I Obiora to the Nigerian Senate for approval to replace Dr Nnana as Deputy Governor of…

BAGUDU FINALLY SWEARS IN NURADEEN KANGIWA, 15 OTHERS AS COMMISSIONERS IN KEBBI

By Khadijat Saidu, Birnin Kebbi Kebbi Governor Atiku Bagudu has finally sworn in 16 commissioners seven months after he assumed office without constituting the executive council in the state. Speaking…

COURT SACKS IFEANYI UBAH AS SENATOR

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in the Bwari area of Abuja has sacked Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressives Party (YPP). Senator Ubah was the lawmaker representing…

PRIMUS HOSPITAL ABUJA IN ANOTHER MAJOR ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY BREAKTHROUGH, SEE DETAILS & PICS

ABUJA based Primus International Super Speciality Hospital has continued to blaze the trail when it comes to surgery in Nigeria. A few days ago, the Hospital performed successful osteotomies on…

LADIES TRAFFICKED TO LEBANON RAISE ALARM AS NIGERIAN EMBASSY OFFICIALS REFUSE TO HELP THEM TO RETURN HOME

Some Nigerian ladies trafficked to Lebanon for slavery have urged the Nigerian Government to help return them back to Nigeria. The ladies in a video alleged that they escaped from…

NFVCB LIFTS BAN ON BANKY W’S SUGAR RUSH

  The National Film and Video Censors Board NFVCB has returned to the cinemas, the movie ‘Sugar Rush”. NFVCB announced the return of the movie on its Twitter handle some hours ago.…

LAGOS TRADER TO DIE BY HANGING FOR ARMED ROBBERY AND RAPE, SEE PIX

  A 45-year-old trader, Morufu Adekoya a.k.a Six Tiger has been handed a death sentence by an Ikeja High Court after being found guilty of armed robbery and rape. The…

HOW NIGERIAN JOURNALIST, AHMAD SALKIDA NEGOTIATED FREEDOM FOR 5 AID WORKERS ABDUCTED BY ISWAP

PREMIUM TIMES has obtained more details of the negotiations that led to the release of five kidnapped aid workers in Borno State. This newspaper broke the news of the release of…

NEW IMO GOVERNOR UZODINMA MAKES HIS FIRST SET OF APPOINTMENTS

Senator Hope Uzodinma, the newly sworn-in governor of Imo state, on Thursday announced his first appointments as he takes over the State Government House. Uzodinma was declared the authentic winner…

NURSING MOTHER’S CORPSE FOUND INSIDE GUTTER IN EBONYI

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki The lifeless body of a nursing mother, one Mama Ebuka, was found inside a gutter in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Monday. It was gathered that…

MUSICIAN, 9CE TURNS 40 TODAY, SEE HIS PICS

9ice Turns 40 Today. Nigerian musician 9ice is celebrating his 40th birthday. Abolore Adegbola Akande aka 9ice was born on the 17th of January 1980 in Oyo. Sharing some pictures…

EDO SINGLE MOTHER SUES LEBANESE, DSS OVER ILLEGAL DETENTION

Sola Shittu, Benin A Benin, Edo State-based single mother, Ms Odegua Okojie, on Thursday filed a suit against a Lebanese businessman, Charles Makhoul, and the Department of State Services over…

HOLDING BIBLE OR QURAN DURING OATH OF OFFICE BY PUBLIC SERVANTS IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL SAYS NIGER CHIEF JUDGE

The Chief Judge of Niger state, Justice Aliyu M Maiyaki, has declared that holding a Quran or Bible while taking oaths of office and allegiance by public office holders is…

27 KIDS RESCUED FROM ILLEGAL ORPHANAGES IN KANO & KADUNA

Desmond  Mgboh, Kano The Kano State Police Command has rescued 27 abducted children from two illegal orphanages operated  in the state and Kaduna State. Spokesman of the Command,  DSP Haruna Abdullahi said…

TOYIN ABRAHAM CELEBRATES HUSBAND WITH MOVING WORDS ON HIS BIRTHDAY

Actress Toyin Abraham is in a celebratory mood as her hubby and father of her son, Ire, Kolawole Ajeyemi, turns a year older today January 17th. Toyin shared a post…

ACID VICTIM CRIES OUT: DON’T LET ME DIE LIKE MY MOTHER, SEE PIX

Munirat Alhaji By Richard Elesho Until August last year when her brother sprayed acid on her, 18-year-old Munirat Alhaji was full of dreams. Now, she lies borderline between life and…

ATIKU FINALLY REACTS TO ALLEGATIONS HE IS OWING GOTEL WORKERS MILLIONS

After days of silence, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has reacted to claims that he is owing some foreign workers recruited for his media company, GOTEL. In a statement today, his…