Saturday, 19 June, 2021

Enugu community decries incessant kidnapping of villagers by herdsmen

5 hours ago Vision

The people of Agu – Amaede community in Eha-Amufu town, Isi-Uzo council area of Enugu State have cried out over incessant kidnapping of their kinsmen by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The assailants struck the community last week and kidnapped seven villagers, Read more…

Anambra 2021: Former governor endorses Ozigbo

5 hours ago Vision

By Ifeoma Ejiofor The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leading contender in the November 6 Anambra State governorship election, Mr Valentine Ozigbo has received the fatherly blessings and endorsement of Anambra’s first Executive Governor, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife. Ozigbo said that it Read more…

Bandits: Nnamdi Kanu criticizes the Navy for relocating the Institute to Kano

7 hours ago Vision

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has slammed the Nigerian Navy for moving an institute to Kano instead of a state with the sea. Naija News reports that following the increase in bandits attacks, the Read more…

Gunmen abduct four Chinese, kill police officer in Ogun

7 hours ago Vision

Four Chinese working at the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project were yesterday, abducted in Ogun State by gunmen while a policeman was killed during the operation. The policeman was one of the security men escorting the Chinese expatriates who were Read more…

Russian media apparently sees Biden as a shrewd statesman, not a bumbling dotard, after Putin meeting

8 hours ago Vision

We probably won’t know for a while whether President Biden’s sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva this week produced any tangible benefits for the U.S. But Biden did accomplish one thing, at least: Russia’s pro-Kremlin media no longer Read more…

Team New Nigeria (TNN), Anambra Chapter gets inaugurated on Saturday, June 19, 2021

1 day ago Vision

The National body consisting of a nine-man special delegation will be in Anambra state to inaugurate the Anambra state chapter of the TNN EXCO. It would be recalled that this exercise had been postponed at various times for reasons owing Read more…

Damian Okolo is rattling the political assumptions of the establishment

1 day ago Vision

By Ezeakukwu The political maneuvering which reached a crescendo just with the whittling down the number of pretenders to the throne, had exposed many characters perhaps masked by the boisterous lot in the race. But in the cacophony of the Read more…

Anambra 2021: Lady Onyemelukwe applauds PDP adhoc delegates’ congress

1 day ago Vision

By Ifeoma Ejiofor Lady Chidi Onyemelukwe Campaign Organisation (LCO Team Trinity) has welcomed the overall constructive and peaceful nature of the electoral process in the Peoples Democratic (Party PDP)so far in Anambra State. LCO said that the applaud has become Read more…

Anambra 2021: APC clears 14 aspirants for June 26 primary

1 day ago Vision

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Screening Committee for Anambra Governorship Election has cleared all the 14 aspirants jostling for the party’s ticket in the November 6, 2021 election. Indication to this effect emerged when chairman of the Committee, Chief Ikechi Read more…

PRESS STATEMENT: PRESIDENTIAL RESPONSE TO PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM COMMUNIQUE IS A DISGRACE

1 day ago Vision

17th June, 2021. Our attention has been drawn to a poorly worded and pedestrian statement issued by Alhaji Garba Shehu on behalf of Mr President in response to the patriotic and weighty issues of state raised by the PDP Governors’ Read more…

Let Igbo have Biafra by referendum – Northern group

1 day ago Vision

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called for a referendum for the Igbo to actualise the Biafra Republic and peacefully separate from Nigeria. CNG Spokesperson Abdul-Azeez Suleiman said in statement on Monday that ‘in the light of the frantic Read more…

PDP rejects Onochie’s nomination

1 day ago Vision

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, rejected the nomination of presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, as national commissioner in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Consequently, the PDP charged the Senate President,  Ahmed Lawan, to return Onochie’s nomination to President Muhammadu Buhari. The PDP Read more…

Anambra 2021: Former governor endorses Ozigbo

5 hours ago Vision

By Ifeoma Ejiofor The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leading contender in the November 6 Anambra State governorship election, Mr Valentine Ozigbo has received the fatherly blessings and endorsement of Anambra’s first Executive Governor, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife. Ozigbo said that it Read more…

Ortom urges more States to enact ranching law

6 hours ago Vision

Benue Governor Samuel Ortom has urged more States to enact Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law to completely phase out open grazing. Governor Ortom spoke in Makurdi while delivering a keynote address at the 2021 annual law week celebration Read more…

Place bounty on bandits not Nnamdi Kanu, Northern groups slammed

8 hours ago Vision

Some Nigerians on social media have slammed some Northern groups for placing a bounty on the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. The PUNCH had earlier reported that a coalition of 75 Northern groups under the aegis of Read more…

Russian media apparently sees Biden as a shrewd statesman, not a bumbling dotard, after Putin meeting

8 hours ago Vision

We probably won’t know for a while whether President Biden’s sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva this week produced any tangible benefits for the U.S. But Biden did accomplish one thing, at least: Russia’s pro-Kremlin media no longer Read more…

Police release cause of Tiger Woods’s wreck: excessive speed

2 months ago Vision

The US has agreed to withdraw its remaining combat forces from Iraq, at a date to be determined in talks with Baghdad, and remain in the country solely in an advisory and support role against terrorists. “US forces are in Read more…

Russian FM says relations with West have ‘hit the bottom’

3 months ago Vision

Russia’s top diplomat said Thursday that the country’s relations with the United States and its allies have “hit the bottom” and no date has been set for sending the Russian ambassador back to Washington. Russia recalled its ambassador to the Read more…

BREAKING: Ex-Eagles defender Sofoluwe is dead

4 months ago Vision

Former Super defender Yisa Sofoluwe died on Tuesday evening at the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. The PUNCH broke the news of Sofoluwe’s ill-health on Friday, after the Maroc ’88 Africa Cup of Nations star was Read more…

‘I am still alive’, says Christian Chukwu

5 months ago Vision

Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu has debunked the news of his death, saying that he is hale and hearty. Chukwu disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his Trans Ekulu residence, Read more…

Bandits: Nnamdi Kanu criticizes the Navy for relocating the Institute to Kano

7 hours ago Vision

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has slammed the Nigerian Navy for moving an institute to Kano instead of a state with the sea. Naija News reports that following the increase in bandits attacks, the Read more…

Gunmen abduct four Chinese, kill police officer in Ogun

7 hours ago Vision

Four Chinese working at the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project were yesterday, abducted in Ogun State by gunmen while a policeman was killed during the operation. The policeman was one of the security men escorting the Chinese expatriates who were Read more…

Inflation pushes 7m Nigerians below poverty line, says World Bank

3 days ago Vision

The World Bank has reported that inflation has pushed seven million Nigerians below the poverty line in 2020. The latest World Bank Nigeria Development Update (NDU) noted that “in 2020 the Nigerian economy experienced a shallower contraction of -1.8 percent Read more…

NSA Denies Knowledge Of Over $44m Recovered From Osborne Towers Ikoyi, Lagos

3 days ago Vision

•As Reps chide Police over lack of record for over $400m, other immovable property reportedly recovered The Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno, has denied knowledge of the $44 million recovered from the Nigeria Intelligence Read more…

Let Igbo have Biafra by referendum – Northern group

1 day ago Vision

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has called for a referendum for the Igbo to actualise the Biafra Republic and peacefully separate from Nigeria. CNG Spokesperson Abdul-Azeez Suleiman said in statement on Monday that ‘in the light of the frantic Read more…

We’re not unknown gunmen -IPOB

1 week ago Vision

•Denies killing of security operatives Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has denied the speculations making the rounds by the people and security agencies that they are the controversial ‘unknown gunmen’. IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful, in a statement, yesterday, also denied the Read more…

I declare armed Fulani herdsmen terrorist group at altar of God-Bishop Udeh

1 week ago Vision

By Madu Chris A fiery cleric in Nnewi, Anambra State, Bishop Abraham Chris Udeh said he had declared armed Fulani herdsmen a terrorist group at the Altar of God, since the Federal Government, according to him, had failed to do Read more…

Issues arising from Twitter’s indefinite suspension in Nigeria

1 week ago Vision

Group canvasses South South presidency in 2023 for fairness, peace20 hours agoReps summon Lai Mohammed over Twitter suspension10 hours agoThe need to embrace and support the digital economy8 hours ago After the Second World War which ended when the allied Read more…