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How Fulani Converted Ruga Settlements In My Community To Emirate —Obasanjo’s ex-aide

A former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Jonathan Asake, has said the new move to create Ruga settlements in some parts of the country is nothing but an attempt to ‘Fulanise’ the country. Asake, who was a member...

The Danger In Buhari’s Totalitarian Patronage Model ~ By SKC Ogbonnia

Diversity and dynamic opposition are twin catalysts for effective democratic leadership. This explains why Nigeria owes a debt of gratitude to patriots, most notably, Ogbonnaya Onu, Bola Tinubu, and Muhammadu Buhari for sustaining the opposition movement, which culminated in...

Remembering the Street Child ~ By Jideofor Adibe

April 12, the day set aside since 2012 as the International Day for Street Children, has come and gone. In our dear country, with its hustles and hassles, the day went largely unnoticed, barely reported and scarcely celebrated. The...

Is CCT the nightmare of public officers or mercenary of the executive?

On September 21, 2011, the hearing room of the Code of Conduct Tribunal was overflowing with lawyers, journalists and spectators. A “big masquerade” was expected to be huddled in the dock.  It was Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Tinubu was a leading...

Fight Your Demons, Africa, The West Is Busy With Theirs

The fire incident of 15 April 2019, in France has once again bitterly reminded Africa how inferior she is worth in the eyes of the western world. The scary inferno which overran one of the magnificent and oldest cathedrals...

Inside the thriving ‘akpu’ business in Abuja

'Akpu’, as one of the cheapest foods in Nigeria, is also reportedly making house owners of women who venture into the business in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja reveals...

‘Nigeria Air’ Is Buhari’s Brainchild, It Can’t Die ~ Aviation Minister

Sen. Hadi Sirika, the Minister of State for Aviation on Monday said that plans were underway by the Federal Government to revisit the national carrier project. The minister made this known while defending the ministry’s budget before the Senate Committee...

Vengeance Seeking Pilot Kills Self By Crashing Plane On Wife’s Baby Shower Venue (videos)

Char Viljoen, a pilot, has killed himself as a result of uncontrollable anger. He rammed a plane into the clubhouse where his wife would have had her baby shower in Botswana and died as a result of the impact. Char...

Boko Haram Escapee Shares Eye-Opening Encounter With Leah Sharibu

A Boko Haram escapee, Ruth (not real name) has just shared her encounter in the hands of the insurgents with Punch reporters and how eight infants and mothers died in the forest while escaping Sambisa Ruth (not real name) was...

Police Nab 77 Suspected Cultists Over Killings In Ajah, Lagos State

Officers of the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended 77 suspected cultists who engaged in violent clashes that led to the death of one individual around Oke ira, Ajah, Lagos State. Police officers had picked up 16 suspects on Thursday...

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Transfer: Barcelona forward leaves Camp Nou as club sign Brazilian midfielder

Barcelona have confirmed that forward, Alejandro Marqués has left the club to join Juventus for 8.2 million euros....

Buhari, Osinbajo, governors dragged to court, asked to make their assets public

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked an Abuja Federal High Court to order President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

2023: Doyin Okupe reveals why PDP can’t win election, kicks off fresh campaign

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has started a campaign on social media calling for the change of name for...

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Kagarko Kaduna rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) for Kagarko constituency of Kaduna State, Hon. Nuhu...

LaLiga: Setien speaks after Barcelona’s 2-0 defeat to Valencia

Barcelona manager, Quique Setien has reacted to his side’s La Liga 2-0 defeat to Valencia on Saturday. Valencia defeated Barcelona, thanks to Maxi...