Clergyman Charges Rich Few To Help The Poor

The Catholic Bishop of Awka, Most Rev. Paulinous Ezeokafor has called on  well meaning Nigerians to remember the poor, said this is the rightful service expected of  Man by God to the less privileged people in the society .

Why 11 years for medicine is good for Nigeria – Okebukola

A former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Professor Peter Okebukola, says the commission’s plan to make Medicine and Dentistry post-graduate programmes was long overdue.

Fresh power tussle in APC: Buhari woos Tinubu for support

There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari is making fresh moves to woo the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Saturday PUNCH reliably learnt on Friday that before the President’s recent moves, the relationship between the duo had not been rosy.

Suicide bomber detained in Cameroon says she’s one of Chibok girls

A suspected female suicide bomber who was intercepted in northern Cameroon on Friday before she could blow herself up claimed to be one of the 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, North-East Nigeria in April 2014, military and local government sources said.


Crimson Mass Service Sees To End of Peter Obi And Willie Obiano Imbroglio

Crimson  Mass Service Sees To End of Peter Obi And Willie Obiano Imbroglio 

Obiano Reshuffles Cabinet

The executive governor of Anambra state Chief Willie  Obiano  said his move to reshuffled his carbinet was to strategies and further strengthen quality service delivery to the state.
He disclosed that the moves Around his Commissioners, would endear them to the people and provide service oriented projects to the development of the state.


His Royal Highness Igwe Chukwuma Ezenwa (Eze Okpoko) will confer on Chief Sir Dr. Victor Umeh OFR with the prestigious "IKENGA OBA" title for his numerous achievements and good gesture to the community.


Saraki loses again as Tribunal refuses to quash corruption charges

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has dismissed an application by the senate president, Bukola Saraki, for false asset declaration charges against him to be dropped.
Mr. Saraki’s lawyer, Kanu Agabi, had argued that the 13-count charge was invalid procedurally because the Code of Conduct Bureau which filed the charges, failed to allow Mr. Saraki explain discrepancies in his assets declaration forms as required by law.

Guard rapes eight-year-old in exchange for N10

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 33-year-old security man, Freedom Barryneh, for allegedly raping his neigbour’s daughter, aged eight.
The incident reportedly happened on Akali Street, in the Ajegunle area of Lagos State after the victim, Sandra (pseudonym), approached the suspect and requested N10 from him to buy biscuit.

PUNCH Metro learnt that after giving her the money, Barryneh, who was watching a pornographic film when the minor entered his apartment, persuaded her to stay with him.

Clean up of N-Delta oil spills to begin in three weeks —FG

The Federal Government, yesterday, said that it would commence the clean up of oil spills in the Niger Delta region starting from Ogoni land within the next three weeks. Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig- General Paul Boroh (retd), made this known in Enugu, yesterday. Boroh spoke at the commissioning of the Skills Acquisition and Training in Automobile Technology and Manufacturing of Plastics by about 200 former Niger Delta agitators under the sustainable reintegration programme in the Presidential Amnesty initiative. The skill acquisition programme was in partnership with the Innoson Group,



The African Basketball League which officially tipped off on March 5th, 2016 in Lagos has gone a step further to launch a laudable project tagged ‘’Made in Africa Project’’.
This will include Made in Nigeria, Made in Gabon, Made in Senegal and Made in Abidjan. The aim is to showcase products made in indigenous franchise countries and help reinvigorate local markets and resources in an era of the diminishing commodities market. The CEO of ABL, Ugo Udezue stated that ‘’there is a psychological element to this project, years of dependency to foreign products needs to be strategically eased out and the dwindling oil market presents an opportunity for a reset of our mindsets’’.


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