Friday, 07 October, 2022

Month: July 2022


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday raided the Wuse Zone 4 bureau de change hub of Abuja over the falling naira. The PUNCH learnt the EFCC operatives are investigating claims that some individuals are mopping up Read more…


There was tension in Alor Community, in the Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, following the alleged refusal of the monarch, Anthony Okonkwo, to vacate office after his sacking by a state High Court. Alor community is the Read more…


Babachir Lawal, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has called on Nigerians not to vote for any ticket that is not mixed between Christians and Muslims during the 2023 elections. Lawal said the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the Read more…


The US on Friday declined to speculate on the shelling of the Ukrainian prisoners in Elenovka, saying it did not have enough information to do so. Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed concern about the incident, but his office said Read more…


The Biden administration likes to say Russia has become isolated internationally because of its invasion of Ukraine. Yet Moscow’s top officials have hardly been cloistered in the Kremlin. And now, even the U.S. Is talking to them. Russian President Vladimir Read more…


Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov informed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken about Russia’s position on the situation around Ukraine, the global food security and prisoner swap, the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday after their telephone conversation. “The two Read more…


The Young Progressives Party (YPP) House of Representatives candidate for Ihiala federal constituency, Barr Johnmary Akachukwu Maduakolam has expressed his preparedness to change the narrative of politics in the area. Barr Maduakolam stated this while fielding questions from newsmen in Read more…


Commuters making use of the Onitsha-Owerri Road, in Anambra on Thursday battled gridlock, bad condition of the road and extortion in navigating to their various destinations. The early morning rainfall compounded the woes for road users as it made motoring Read more…


The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2 (Lagos and Ogun States), Adeleke Adeyinka, has warned his men to be more professional and civil while dealing with members of the public to avoid a repeat of nationwide protests Read more…


259 delegate-members from all the five blocs of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have ratified the choice of Most Rev. Daniel Okoh, of the Christ Holy Church also known as Nation’s Builders (Odozi-Obodo) as the new President of CAN Read more…


Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, has sworn to sack any lecturer of the Kaduna State University (KASU), who continue to partake in the ongoing strike action embarcked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and fails to Read more…


Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has rejected a New York Times report on the scale of Russia’s losses in Ukraine, accusing the paper of unquestionably repeating government talking points. “This is not a statement by the US administration, this is a Read more…