Category Archives: Breaking

Nimet Predicts Rainy Monday Across The Nation

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thundery and rainy activities over many parts of the country for Monday. NiMet’s Weather Outlook for Sunday in Abuja predicted thunderstorms over Northern States in the morning hours. According to the reports, there are prospects of thunderstorms over Sokoto, Yelwa, Kebbi, Maiduguri, Gombe and Bauchi in the afternoon/evening…

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INEC Releases Timetable for Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released timetables for the Kogi and Bayelsa Governorship elections scheduled to hold on November 16, 2019. The electoral body also released timelines for party primary elections in both states, which is slated for August 18, 2019, to September 5, 2019. Chairman of the Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, during…

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Air Peace Inaugural Flight Gets Warm Reception in Dubai 

Nigerian aircraft carrier, Air Peace, was warmly received at the Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following the introduction of international flights services to the Middle East nation. The B777 aircraft, operated by the Chief Pilot of Air Peace, Capt. Victor Egonu departed for its first international flight at the Murtala Muhammed…

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Atiku Submits Additional 26,175 Exhibits in Court Against Buhari

Former vice president and the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has tendered as exhibits about 26,175 documents used for the 2019 presidential election in eight northern states. The documents were tendered on Friday, July 5, through his lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN) at the presidential election petition tribunal sitting…

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NAPTIP Calls for the Castration of Rapists

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), and other related offences has called for the castration of any body found guilty of rape. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Friday, the Director-General of NAPTIP, Julie Okah-Donli, said they would open a sex offender register where convicted rapists would be “named and shamed,…

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Ijegun Pipeline Explosion: Buhari Empathizes With Bereaved Families, Warns Against Vandalism

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Buhari Muhammadu, has empathized with the bereaved families of all who died in the pipeline explosion that happened in the Ijegun area of Lagos state on Thursday. The presidential aide on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed this on Friday. “President Buhari condoles with people and government of…

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UNILORIN Yet To Find Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo’s Student Record

The University of Ilorin has said  it has yet to trace the academic record of Biodun Fatoyinbo, the embattled  Senior Pastor of  the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, following rumours that he was expelled from the institution on rape basis. Punch learnt  that UNILORIN  could not  find the cleric’s name on its graduates’ list. The Director…

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PDP Suspends Elumelu and Six Others Over House of Reps Crisis

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday suspended member representing Aniocha/Oshimili federal constituency of Delta State, Mr Ndudi Elumelu and  six other PDP members of the House of Representatives. The other PDP reps that were also suspended include member representing Oriade/Obokun Federal Constituency of Osun State,  Wole Oke; member representing Onitsha North and Onitsha South…

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