Monday, 04 March, 2024

Month: January 2024


My name is Udonna Michael Mnwe. I was born on January 1,1995, in Mbala, Abia State of Nigeria. I am a citizen of Nigeria. I am not a dual citizen of any other country. My parents are Uwazurike and Okwudiri Read more…


Controversial musician and activist, Seun Anikulapo-Kuti, has accused operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) of being responsible for major kidnapping cases in Nigeria. Speaking on the recent surge in abduction cases in a viral undated video which emerged on Read more…


President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday, January 30, urged the Senate to confirm the sack of the chairman of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera. Tinubu’s request was contained in a letter read by Senate president, Godswill Read more…


No fewer than six pupils, three teachers and the driver of a private school bus in Ekiti State were, on Monday night, kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen. They were abducted while returning from Eporo-Ekiti on the school bus. Read more…


An Israeli woman who spent 55 days in Hamas captivity in Gaza said on Monday that every second of that time felt like eternity and she feared for the resilience of the more than 100 remaining hostages abducted on Oct. Read more…


Flight recorder data from the Russian military transport plane that crashed while carrying Ukrainian POWs last week has confirmed that the aircraft was intentionally shot down, TASS reported on Tuesday, citing a source.   The Il-76 went down over Russia’s Belgorod Region, Read more…


Some recent appointments made by the Rivers state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, have drawn the ire of the state’s House of Assembly. The Assembly at its 100th legislative sitting on Monday, January 29, particularly faulted the appointment of Goodlife Ben as Read more…


Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, has said those who criticise his decision to allow blessings for same-sex couples would come to understand it over time, except for Africans, whom he referred to as a “special case.” Reuters reports that Pope Francis, Read more…


Ahead of this Saturday‘s bye and re-run elections, across 26 states, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is delivering materials to the affected locations. The election will hold in 80 local Read more…


Activist and social commentator, Boniface Okonkwo, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit at the Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State. He has been in detention since January 3 when he was arrested following a complaint by businessman Sir Read more…


At least 1,500 members of staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria will on Friday resume at its Lagos office following their redeployment from the headquarters, The PUNCH has learned. A source at the apex bank told our correspondent exclusively that the Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor The Senator representing Ananbra South Senatorial District in the Senate, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah has declared his intentions to contest in the 2025 Ananbra State governorship election. Sen Ubah made the declaration during an interactive session with journalists Read more…