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An activist, Kenechukwu Okeke, has come under fire for dragging 50 persons before a Chief Magistrate’s court in Abuja over their alleged roles in the #EndSARS protests that took place last month. The PUNCH had reported that Okeke alleged that during the riot, his properties were destroyed and the defendants who promoted the #EndSARS protests must be […]

Echoes of EndSARS protests in Nigeria will continue to reverberate. It is because an amazing blitzkrieg of fake news trailed it. The masterminds skillfully crafted it to divert attention from actualities. The killers and sponsors of the riotous mayhem in the guise of expressing public grievances were bent on compromising national security and therefore, twisted […]

The inauguration of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo will hold on Thursday in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols . Dr Tony Aziegbemi, the State Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), said this in Benin on Tuesday. Obaseki won the Sept. 19 Governorship Election for his second term by defeating his closest opponent, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu […]

Joe Biden has won the race to become the next US president, defeating incumbent President Donald Trump following a cliff-hanger vote count after Tuesday’s election.Mr Biden has won the key battleground of Pennsylvania, propelling him over the 270 electoral college vote threshold required to clinch the White House.The Trump campaign has indicated their candidate does […]

Traditional rulers from Anambra state Thursday expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for his commitment to development of the country in general, and the South-east in particular. The monarchs, led to the Presidential Villa by Prince Arthur Eze, were received by Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, who thanked them for coming, […]

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday expressed confidence that Nigeria was making progress to reverse the United States suspension of the issuance of “immigrant visas” to Nigerian passport holders. The President, who spoke while receiving report of the Committee on Citizen Data Management and Harmonization, chaired by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, at the Council Chamber, […]

A pair of Michael Jordan’s game-worn sneakers sold for $615,000, Christie’s auction house said Thursday, shattering a record set just months ago by the sale of another pair of the basketball legend’s shoes. The sneakers were a pair of Air Jordan 1 Highs that the NBA megastar wore during a 1985 exhibition match in Italy […]

Punch Correspondents The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and other members of the  National Security Council on Thursday met 24 hours after Senators and members of the House of Representatives called for the sack of service chiefs. The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.), who briefed journalists on behalf of the council […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has said it would be holding the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination between March 14 and April 4. It noted that an optional mock examination for candidates takes place on February 18, 2020. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this at a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday in Abuja, […]

Most of the bad roads in Nigeria are within the purview of states, the Federal Government said on Wednesday. It said not every bad road is the responsibility of the Federal Government. Besides, the Federal Government said it was funding the Federal Ministry of Works to deliver on road repairs. According to the Minister of […]


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