Tales Of Delta Teenage Schoolgirls Lured Into Prostitution In Lagos

They trudged to Punch correspondent as if they were burdened with heavy loads. From their weary look, one could obviously tell that the teenage schoolgirls had gone through some troubling moments they never envisaged about two weeks ago when they left their hometown in Alaja, an uptown community in Warri,

President Buahri Reacts To Death Of Ex UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Ghana over the passing of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Annan, in the early hours of Saturday 18th August, 2018. President Buhari, who called President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana from London, said all Nigerians and ECOWAS member countries

Ex-UN Chief Kofi Annan Is Dead

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, a Ghanaian has died. The Kofi Annan Foundation said the former UN boss, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, died on Saturday aged 80. He died in Switzerland, after a brief illness, according to a tweet by the Foundation “It is with immense

Obono-Obla Certificate Scandal: Fresh Facts Emerge

Stemming from controversies surrounding the validation of certificates of government officials under President Muhammadu Buhari administration, it seems that a witch-hunt on the officials who are responsibly doing their jobs become a target. Moreso, the controversies, a direct target on the administration’s corruption fight agents, which cannot be authenticated, given the

Vacation: Buhari returns to Nigeria today

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to return to the country today after his 10-day vacation in London. This was confirmed by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who spoke with Punch. The Presidential aide, however, refused to give the exact time the President would arrive the country

Dino Melaye mocks Akpabio, hails Gov Udom [VIDEO]

Senator representing Kogi West constituency in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, on Friday mocked former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio in a new song. In the song released in Akwa Ibom, Dino said Governor Udom is better than Akpabio. He was heard chanting: “Governor dey pass Governor, Udom pass Akpabio.” Melaye

Dogara speaks on ‘fight’ with Saraki

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has rubbished stories claiming that he is at loggerheads with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Dogara made this clear in a statement signed by Turaki Hassan, his Special Adviser (Media & Public Affairs) and made available to DAILY POST. “Please beware of evil people,

We’ll Humiliate Saraki Out Of Office – Omo-Agege

A prominent member of the Parliamentary Support Group, a body of the All Progressives Congress members in the National Assembly loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said the APC Caucus is insisting on the reconvening of the National Assembly. Omo-Agege also pointed out that the APC caucus was

“We Are Already Collecting Signatures For Saraki’s Impeachment” – Farouk Aliyu

A close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and former Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Farouk Adamu Aliyu has revealed that Senate President, Bukola Saraki's impeachment is imminent as he will be impeached when the National Assembly reconvenes. He further revealed that lawmakers are already collecting signatures for Saraki's removal. In

2019: PDP And The dilemma Of Picking Presidential Candidate

By this time four years ago, the Peoples Democratic Party was battling to hold on to its precious members. Despite being the ruling party at the centre at that time, the party was not considered priceless to some of its die-hard members, who were then considered as its first eleven. In

Jonathan Was A Better President Than Buhari – Dino Melaye

Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye has hailed former president, Goodluck Jonathan, saying he was a better leader that current president, Muhammadu Buhari Dino made this known while speaking during an interview on ARISE TV, published on Friday, August 17, 2018. The lawmaker who strongly criticized GEJ during his tenure, said he has

2019 Polls Budget: National Assembly Panel Suspends Deliberations Indefinitely

The Joint Committee of the National Assembly on the Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday suspended indefinitely, deliberations on the N189bn budget submitted by the commission for the conduct of 2019 elections. The Committee Chairman, Suleiman Nazif, who announced the indefinite suspension at the end of the panel’s meeting, however, assured

Atiku speaks on Babangida’s 77th birthday

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, on Friday congratulated ex-Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babamosi Babangida, IBB, on his 77th birthday. The Waziri of Adamawa described the former military ruler as a “pan-Nigerian and patriot.” In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential aspirant prayed that God will continue to grant Babangida

Why Nigerians can no longer feed themselves – Bishop Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Kukah has lamented that Nigeria has become a country that can no longer feed itself, provide good education and other amenities. Kukah anchored his claim on Nigeria’s over-dependency on oil, which he noted had not been properly managed. He spoke at a lecture

2019: INEC Chairman, Yakubu speaks on ‘shifting’ election dates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it will not shift the date for the 2019 general elections. INEC’s Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu made the disclosure while addressing State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday. Yakubu said, “There are no conditions under which elections will be postponed under section

INEC Releases 2019 General Elections Notice In Lagos

As part of its preparations for the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission in Lagos State on Friday published the notice of elections at its state office, INEC Local Government offices, and state Registration Areas. INEC gave this directive in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Mr. Femi Akinbiyi.   “The

19 Nigerians arrested for engaging in electronic fraud in Kenya

19 Nigerians living in Umoja, Kasarani and Roysambu Estates within Nairobi have been arrested by Detectives in Kenya for engaging in electronic fraud targeting Kenyans. The suspects who were arrested in the early hours of today, reportedly initiate their scam with a simple Facebook request. According to detectives, after a target

Biafra: Imo women protest half naked over Nnamdi Kanu

The police in Imo on Friday arrested some women protesting over the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for allegedly conducting an unlawful assembly. Some of the women, mostly of middle age and from the Southeast states, were half nude, while others dressed in

Atiku speaks on collapsed building in Abuja

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the collapsed building incident, which killed two people at Jabi, Abuja. DAILY POST had reported that a four-storey building, Friday, collapsed in the Jabi area of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, killing two people instantly. An eyewitness, who spoke on a condition of anonymity,

1,500 policemen for Rivers bye-election

The Nigeria Police Force said on Friday that it had deployed 1,500 personnel for Saturday’s (today) bye-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3 State House of Assembly. State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zaki Ahmed, who made this disclosure to newsmen in Port Harcourt, also assured that the police would ensure a violence-free

What Gov. Bello said about Babangida

Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani-Bello has described former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida as a patriotic Nigerian and testimony of good leadership. Governor Bello made the remarks in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Jibrin Baba Ndac felicitating with Babangida on his 77th birthday. The statement read: “General

US Singer Commits Suicide After Prolonged Battle With Mental Illness

Jill Janus, the lead singer of popular Metal Music group, Huntress, has died after she committed suicide outside Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, after a prolonged battle with bipolar and schizoaffective disorder. Following her death, the music band released a public announcement via their facebook  handle. The statement read: "It is with crushed hearts

I’m An Experienced Job Creator – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential hopeful, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has stressed the need to drastically reduce the growing rate of unemployment in the country by creating jobs for the teeming youth. Atiku stated this in Enugu on Thursday during the continuation of his nationwide visit ahead the

44 Confirmed Dead As Ebola Cases In DR Congo Rise To 78

It has been reported that no less than seventy-eight cases of Ebola have been recorded in an outbreak in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo. DRC officials and the World Health Organization on Friday revealed that the outbreak has now claimed 44 lives, According to a report by the Agence France Presse, AFP,

Tears As Murdered APC Chieftain Is Buried In Ido-Ekiti

The remains of Bunmi Ojo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, were on Friday laid to rest in his hometown, Ido Ekiti, in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Ojo, who was shot by unknown gunmen on August 10 in Ado Ekiti, was a Commissioner in the Federal Character

PDP Bigwigs Accused Of Murder Released By Court In Lagos

Nine out of the 10 bigwigs of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charged with murder of one of their party men have been released by the Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court. They were discharged on Friday after arraigned for alleged murder of the Apapa local government PDP chairman, Mr. Adeniyi