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Poll reordering: Pro-Buhari senators collate signatures to thwart Senate veto

Senators loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari had started collating signatures of their members as part of efforts to frustrate move by the Senate to veto the electoral bill, The Punch learnt on Wednesday. It was also learnt that some All Progressives Congress governors have intervened to ensure that the Senate’s decision to override Buhari’s veto […]

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Oyelese – Ladoja can’t intimidate Oyo PDP

A former Minister of Mines and Power and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State, Elder Wole Oyelese, on Wednesday told a former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, that he could not intimidate the party by threatening to dump the PDP. Oyelese was reacting to Ladoja’s threat to leave the PDP […]

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Dapchi schoolgirls: I responded better than Jonathan – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his administration’s response to the February 19 abduction of 110 students of Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State was better than the response of the last administration to a similar abduction in Chibok, Borno State. He said while the Federal Government under his watch swung into […]

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Fuel price: Edo Govt. monitors filling stations to ensure compliance

Edo State Commissioner for Minerals, Oil and Gas, Mr. Joseph Ugheoke, has commended Independent Marketers of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in Benin metropolis for complying with the stipulated pump price of N145 per litre fuel. Ugheoke gave the commendation after the monitoring of petrol stations in Benin City, Edo State capital. “The monitoring team from […]

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Presidential aspirant visits Falae, canvasses restructuring of 2019

A presidential aspirant, Dr. Thomas Wilson -Ikubese, has advocated for the restructuring of the country before the 2019 general elections. Ikubese, who is a chieftain of the National Conscience Party, NCP, said President Muhammadu Buhari must summon the courage to implement the most critical aspects of restructuring of the country before handing over power in […]

A 24-year-old bus conductor, Yusuf Akeem, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting two officers of Lagos Traffic Management Authority. Yusuf, who resides at No. 28, Pero Bus Stop, Agege, Lagos, is facing three charges bordering on breach of peace and assault. The Prosecutor, Sergeant Nomayo Kenrich, said the accused […]

The Gunners, who beat AC Milan 5-1 on aggregate in the last 16, will play the first leg at home on April 5 with the return leg at the VEB Arena scheduled for April 12. CSKA Moscow failed to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages this season with Manchester United and Basel progressing from […]

Liverpool will face Premier League rivals Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals. The teams have already met twice in the Premier League this season, City winning 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium in September, but their unbeaten run was ended at Anfield in January as the Reds registered a 4-3 victory. Anfield will host the […]

After using her parents’ credit card to rent a house in which to throw a wild party, a Canadian 14-year-old is in major trouble — $20,000 worth, actually. That’s the amount of damage the teens caused, and which her parents must now pay. Last week, police responded to a call that reported an “uncontrolled party” […]

A 46-year-old woman, Racheal Effetah, who allegedly stole a policeman’s phone valued at N45,000 at a car wash, was on Friday released on N50,000 bail on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs. O. A. Layinka, while granting the accused’s bail application, said she should provide one surety in like […]



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