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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari will not Islamise Nigeria, Arewa pastors assure Christians – Punch Newspapers

    The National Chairman, Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace, Bishop Abu Richard, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not the cause of the killings in the country. Richard made this known while briefing newsmen on Pre-swearing-in Prayer Meeting on Saturday in Abuja. Richard...
  2. Nigeria Business News

    Business Chinese companies’ investments in Nigeria hit $20bn –CCCN – Punch Newspapers

    The quantum of investment in the Nigerian economy by Chinese companies has hit $20bn, the President, China Chambers of Commerce in Nigeria, Mr Ye Shuijin, has disclosed. He explained that the 160 Chinese firms operating in the country had also employed over 200,000 Nigerians, … Read more...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro US hails Nigeria for extraditing alleged Pakistani drug dealer – The Punch

    The United States Department of Justice has commended Nigerian security agents for aiding the arrest and extradition of a Pakistani, Muhammad Khan, said to have been indicted in the US for drug offences and money laundering. The US Consulate General said, in a statement … Read more via...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police delivered N2.5m ransom to my kidnappers – Canadian – Punch Newspapers

    A 52-year-old Canadian, Kyliuk Morris, on Tuesday said policemen in Ogun State assisted him to deliver the N2.5m ransom paid to his kidnappers to regain his freedom. Morris, in a chat with PUNCH Metro in Abeokuta, said his ordeal started when he was abducted by … Read more via Punch...
  5. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports PSG fightback gives Man Utd belief against Barca —Solskjaer – Punch Newspapers

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United’s remarkable recovery to eliminate Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16 has instilled a belief they can also end Barcelona’s European dreams. The Spanish champions travel to Old Trafford on Wednesday for the first leg of their...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Why FG couldn’t achieve 2018 revenue target –Udoma – Punch Newspapers

    The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, explained why the Federal Government could not achieve its 2018 revenue target, stating that some one-off items listed for implementation in the fiscal year could not be actualised. He gave the one-off items to include … Read...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Why Nigerian universities are graduating illiterates – Punch Newspapers

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities called off their strike over pay and conditions, a few days to February 16, 2019 general elections. The strike commenced on November 4, 2018 and had threatened to run through the elections, creating an own goal for the All Progressives … Read more...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I am not afraid of rerun — Lalong – Punch Newspapers

    Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau says he is not jittery over the March 23 Governorship Election Re-run in the state. Lalong expressed this view while speaking with State House correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Six injured as inferno sacks 35 homes in Delta community – Punch Newspapers

    At least 35 families have been reportedly rendered homeless following a fire outbreak in a residential area comprising makeshift buildings at Opi Street in Ugboroke Community in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2CsIfnc Get More...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen kill policeman, NSCDC officer, abduct three INEC staff in Katsina – Punch Newspapers

    Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC adhoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state. The police also announced the killing of a civil defence officer in separate attack while on election duty. The...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Failed prophecies on Buhari, Atiku presidential poll contest – Punch Newspapers

    Many Nigerian pastors and prophecies are like Siamese twins. There is hardly any salient issue they don’t make prophesy on. But most times, the fabulous predictions, usually attributed to inspiration from God, are always inaccurate. The last presidential election received several unsolicited...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Elections: EFCC stopped from probing plane loaded with cash – Punch Newspapers

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been barred from investigating a private jet loaded with money on February 15, 2019, the eve of the aborted presidential and National Assembly elections, Saturday PUNCH learnt on Friday. Our correspondent gathered that the plane which was billed...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Okorocha celebrates victory, seeks mental test for returning officer – Punch Newspapers

    Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday celebrated his victory in the National Assembly election with a promise not to take the victory for granted. He, however, called for a mental test for the returning officer who claimed that he declared him (the governor) the … Read more via...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics PDP plotting to release fake results — APC campaign council – Punch Newspapers

    The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress has called for the immediate arrest of a Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftain, Alhaji Buba Galadima, over alleged plan to release fake presidential results. The council said the plot was fallout of the Dubai strategies of the …...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Saidu Alkali beats Gov Dankwambo to clinch Senate seat – Punch Newspapers

    The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress has been declared by INEC collation officer of Kwami local government Prof. Umar Gurama, of federal university Kashere, who declared the results for the Gombe North Senatorial district. Alkali polled a total of 152,546 to defeat his … Read more...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Former PDP Chairman in Rivers shot dead – Punch Newspapers

    A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, Monwon Etete, has been shot dead. He was killed by yet to be identified gunmen in his hometown of Andoni on Saturday afternoon while voters were waiting for the commencement of elections. The murder of … Read more via Punch...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics INEC extends voting time for polling units with challenges – Punch Newspapers

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints, including malfunctioning of card readers. The commission expressed confidence that most of these cases will be...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How postponement created doubts over Nigeria’s elections – The Punch

    There was something unsettling, destabilising and embarrassing about the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission that the long-awaited 2019 elections were postponed by one week. The first reason was that the postponement came just a few hours to the commencement of voting...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro I’ll kill myself before May 29 if Buhari loses, man threatens in social media post – Punch Newspapers

    An ardent follower of President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened to commit suicide should his preferred candidate fail in his re-election bid. Adamu Kabir Matazu, whose Facebook timeline describes as ‘public figure,’ had taken to his Facebook page with .... Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ex-minister Akinjide allowed to attend daughter’s wedding abroad – Punch Newspapers

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday granted an application for overseas travel by a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, facing charges of N650m fraud. Akinjide is standing trial alongside two chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State, Ayo...
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