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President Buhari Condoles with Osun Govt, National Assembly Over Death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke

Buhari in a condolence message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday, described the late lawmaker as “the gentle and kind-hearted former Governor of Osun’’. He said that Adeleke had passionately and relentlessly championed the cause of the less-privileged and most vulnerable in Nigeria. According to him, the sudden loss of ... Read More »

NDLEA Seizes N175m From Suspected Drug Traffickers (photos)

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested two suspected drug traffickers for allegedly laundering hard currencies estimated at about N175m from Greece and Austria. It was learnt that the suspects – Edos Nicholas and Hallowell Lovely – were arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport during the screening of passengers onboard a Turkish flight. PUNCH Metro gathered ... Read More »

Google Gifts Dj Cuppy Pixel Phone

Ifeoluwa Otedola aka Dj Cuppy and her manager Elizabeth paid a courtesy visit to Google Office in the UK where the popular disc jockey got gifted a new pixel phone designed by Google. Cuppy has been visiting various media coy to promote her new series, ‘Cuppy Takes Africa’ which has been airing at Fox Life Africa. Cuppy took to her ... Read More »

Aisha Buhari Presented An Award By The European Union And Belgium Prime Minister

Mrs Aisha Buhari was yesterday presented an award in Belgium. In her word she wrote I whole-heartedly dedicate this award presented to me by the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign & European Affairs, Minister Didier Reynders at the african women’s forum on “Women’s Role in global security” to the Nigerian Military men&women who have lost their lives&those ... Read More »

Nigeria In Talks With Saudi’s Islamic Bank On Sukuk Deal

Nigeria has commenced discussions with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on how to obtain sukuk to probably fund the 2017 budget. Specifically, Nigeria is speaking with the investment arm of the Saudi Arabia-based IDB, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), about this. This, the Africa’s biggest economy, desperately needs as a way to get different ... Read More »

‘Let Vincent Enyeama Be’ – Nigeria Goalkeeping Legend, Ike Shorunmu Warns Coach Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles Goalkeeping legend Ike Shorunmu has advised the new Foreign technical adviser Gernot Rohr to respect Lille Osc goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama’s decision to retire from the Super Eagles. Enyeama retired from the Super Eagles last year after falling out with then head coach Sunday Oliseh, but Rohr has attempted to mend bridges since taking over the coaching reins and ... Read More »

Senators Crack Jokes Over Buhari’s Remarks On Wife

Senators, yesterday, joked over President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that his wife belongs to his kitchen, living room and the other room. During yesterday’s sitting which lasted for less than two hours, the president’s statement became a joking subject three times. It would be recalled that Buhari, during a visit to Germany, last week, had while reacting to his wife’s comment ... Read More »

I Gave Fayose $5.377m In Cash”- Obanikoro

Barely 24 hours after his detention, former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro has implicated Governor Ayodele Fayose in the N4.745billion wired to a company linked to him by the Office of the National Security Adviser(ONSA). The said cash was wired into the company, Sylva Mcnamara within seven months in 2014. He said N2.23billion was transferred to Fayose ... Read More »

IMF Affirms Nigeria As Africa’s Biggest Economy

Nigeria has been affirmed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the biggest economy in Africa — ahead of South Africa and Egypt. In August 2016, Nigeria was reported to have lost its spot as Africa’s biggest economy to South Africa, following the recalculation of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). “A recalculation using current exchange rates put South Africa ... Read More »

Why I Stopped DSS Operatives From Arresting Judge, By Wike

Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has explained that his action on October 8, 2016, where he allegedly intervened in the midnight raid on the house of a judge, was not geared towards stopping the Depertment of State Services, DSS, from arresting the judge, but to ensure that the right process was followed. The governor spoke, yesterday, at Government House, ... Read More »

Attend To Hunger In The Country And Leave Me Alone – Fayose To Buhari

.Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has asked President Buhari to save Nigerians from suffering and hunger and leave him alone to do his work. Governor Fayose who spoke through his Special Adviser on Public Communication and New Media, Lere Olayinka, was responding to the revelation that, Senator Obanikoro confession Had indicted him. It was believed that Senator Obanikoro had ... Read More »

Soldiers Missing, Injured As Boko Haram Attacks Troops Base

SEVERAL soldiers have been declared missing after Boko Haram terrorists on Monday evening attacked their location at Gashigar, a border area with Niger Republic in the northern part of Borno State. This was revealed by the spokesman of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman, on Tuesday. Usman said though the troops did their best to defend the location, their efforts ... Read More »

Rotimi Amaechi Denies Bribing Judge

In a press release issued on Tuesday, Rotimi Amaechi denied allegations that the DSS raided Justice Okoro’s home due to the judge’s refusal to be bought out by Mr. Amaechi. Read the statement below: This accusation from Justice Okoro against Amaechi is a figment of his imagination, concocted to obfuscate and politicize the real issues for his arrest and DSS ... Read More »

FIRS Shuts Firms In Warri, Lagos, Ilorin Over Unpaid Taxes

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), yesterday, ramped up its tax enforcement drive when its teams shut down premises of companies with tax liabilities in Warri, Lagos and Ilorin. In Warri, Delta State, the enforcement team visited two companies.At JAD Construction, along Enerhen Road, the FIRS team evicted all the staff before sealing off the premises for unremitted taxes in ... Read More »

Man Beats His 10-year-old Son To Death In Ogun State (photos)

The police in Ogun have arrested a 37-year-old man, Rasak Adekoya for allegedly beating his son to death. Adekoya was apprehended by policemen at Ago-Iwoye after residents reported him for severely beating the deceased, Wariz Adekoya, 10. He was said to have descended on the boy on the allegation that he stole from him. It was gathered that the suspect ... Read More »

See 4 Dangers Of Drinking Cold Water

Lets take a look at the harmful or negative effects of Cold water or too much cold water in our system. We all as individuals love cold stuffs especially after a sunny hectic day, we need some cold drinks or water to refresh and cool our body. This includes even me that’s writing this to you all lol; But we ... Read More »

Herdsmen, Farmers’ Clashes Not Buhari’s Responsibilty – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said it is not the responsibility of President Muhammadu Buhari to address the lingering clashes between herdsmen and farmers. Obasanjo also decried the increasing level of hunger in the country, stressing that it was sad to note that about 65 per cent of Nigerians were faced with food insecurity. The former president spoke during ... Read More »

Two Nigerians Killed In South Africa

The Nigeria Union in Pretoria has confirmed that two Nigerians residing in South Africa have been killed this month. The Secretary of the union, Mr Adetola Olubajo, told newsmen in Pretoria on Tuesday that the first victim, one Adeniyi Olumoko, a petty trader, was stabbed to death on Oct.7. Olubajo said that Olumoko, 37, an indigene of Ogun, was killed ... Read More »

Price Of Rice Falls Drastically As Harvest Begins (See New Details)

This is awesome news for Nigerians as reports from eyewitnesses indicates that the price for food items especially grains have dropped in Kano state as recent harvests have filled markets. According to the survey conducted in some markets in Kano state, it was revealed that the prices of food commodities especially maize, millet, sorghum and local rice have dropped by ... Read More »

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Ex-Wife, Anita, Remarries!

There are strong indications that the ex-wife of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, Pastor Anita, has remarried. Dawn-To-Dusk News had on the 3rd October 2016 published an article titled ’Anita Oyakhilome sparks marriage rumours’. The article reported that Pastor Anita introduced ‘Schafer’ to her maiden name as she authored her latest article ‘A Simple Prayer’ as Anita Ebhodaghe Schafer. From all indications, ... Read More »

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, Sacks Commissioners

His Excellency, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, Governor, Akwa Ibom State has approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council with immediate effect. The Governor expresses his deep and profound appreciation for the contributions of the EXCO members to the development of the state, and wishes them success in their future endeavours. Permanent Secretaries in the respective ministries are to take over ... Read More »

I Am A Muslim But I Love Jesus — Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has declared his love for Jesus. The monarch noted that even though he is a Muslim, his love for Jesus knows no bounds. The Emir of Kano made this known via his Instagram account adding that many do not understand that one cannot be a Muslim without loving Jesus who is recognised as ... Read More »

EFCC Probes Buhari’s Ministers For Corruption

Strong indications have emerged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has opened investigations into activities of some serving ministers in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. SUNDAY PUNCH’s investigation revealed that operatives involved in the discreet probe had gathered some evidence against the affected ministers. A top operative of the EFCC who confided in our correspondent said investigations on two ... Read More »