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Lagos now officially an oil producing state – Governor Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday declared that Lagos has officially joined the League of Oil Producing States in Nigeria following the...

Star-studded gala marks the Queen’s 90th birthday

The Queen's life was celebrated with a spectacular equine themed show featuring stars of stage and screen who performed in honour of her 90th...

BREAKING: Walid Jibrin emerged PDP BoT Chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee has of today Monday elected Sen. Walid Jibril as its substantive chairman. Until now, Jibril was the...

Fulani herdsmen: N940m voted for grazing reserve

Despite strong opposition, the Federal Government has set aside N940 million to be spent on grazing reserves in the country. The reports also added...

‘UK ready to return looted funds’

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, said on Sunday that the government of the United Kingdom had shown...

Shortage of dollar delaying fuel imports

Shortage of dollars to fuel importers might be another factor to return the nation under the siege of long queue even after petrol price...

How I changed to a Muslim – Ogun First Lady

Mrs Olufunsho Amosun, the wife of the Ogun State Governor has narrated how she converted to Islam from Christianity following her marriage to Senator...

Niger Delta Avenger: Nigerian Army captures leader of militants group

Fierce looking members of the Nigerian Army invaded Oporoza, the traditional headquarters of Gbaramatu Kingdom again in wee hours of today (Sunday) in search...

“Nigeria produces mediocre leaders”– Jerry Gana on why Nigeria is underdeveloped

Professor Jerry Gana, one-time Minister of Information, says Nigeria's challenges of underdevelopment and putting forward wrong policies are not unconnected with mediocre character of the...

Experts says imported frozen chicken can kill

Another stern warning has been issued discouraging the consumption of frozen chicken, this time from the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and...

Our fuel price hike story, by Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, is optimistic that, in six months’ time, petrol price, under the new dispensation, will take a...

PDP breaks into two factions

Main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party has broken into factions, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. Already, 12 of its former governors and no fewer than...

“At $40 a barrel there isn’t much of a subsidy to remove”– Osinbajo on new petrol price

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT: THE FUEL PRICING DEBATE: OUR STORY Fellow Citizens: I have read the various observations about the fuel pricing regime and the...

Warren Buffet tops list of bidders to acquire Yahoo

Warren Buffet, the Berkshire Hathaway’s CEO is to acquire the Yahoo’s internet assets. Other top bidders include Quicken Loan the founder of Dan Gilbert,...

Buhari will release names of looters May 29th

President Muhammadu Buhari says that a comprehensive list of looters of public fund would be released come May 29, the day to celebrate Nigeria's Democracy...

500 pastors protests, to pray for Biafra

Not fewer than 500 pastors and prayer warriors have gathered under the umbrella of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra...

Beware! New deadly disease breaks out in Nigeria

The Federal Government on Friday alerted Nigerians to the outbreak of a killer disease known as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome in the country. The Minister of...

Militants blow up another Chevron pipeline

SECURITY agents have arrested five suspected militants in connection with the bombing of a Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL crude oil pipeline in the early...

Naira weakens as demand for dollar rises

Removal of fuel subsidy is having more negative effect on the value of naira as the country's currency now weakens to U.S. dollars to...

NLC to go on strike Wednesday over new fuel price

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, will embark on total strike coming Wednesday following the increase in petrol pump price from N86.5 to N145 by the...