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The Lagos State Government has announced the reopening of Chrisland school one week after its abrupt closure over an alleged sexual misconduct by five pupils of the school during an international trip. The government had on Monday announced the closure of all the branches of the school in the state. It said the development became […]

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of four land borders which were shut down in August 2019. Recall that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration closed major borders as part of efforts to curtail smuggling and boost local production of rice and other products. The government, however, on December 16, 2020, approved the reopening of […]

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) says they will embark on a one-day warning strike on April 25, over the introduction of 15 per cent National Automotive Council (NAC) levy. The levy was recently introduced by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on used imported vehicles, a decision which didn’t go down well with […]

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has passed away. He ‘joined his ancestors’ at the age of 83, after almost 52 years on the throne – and as the longest-reigning Alaafin of all-time. According to reports, Alaafin Adeyemi passed away in the late hours of Friday at the Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital, Ado […]

Ahead of the May 28 Presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Northern leaders, Friday, shortlisted former Senate President, Bukola Saraki and governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed in the interim. In a communique signed by former Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, the Northern leaders said the election of Saraki and […]

A negotiation meeting between the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions and the Federal Government ended in a deadlock on Friday. This is as the Union staged a walkout on the FG committee at the meeting held in Abuja on Friday. The PUNCH had reported that the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities […]

FORMER SPEAKER of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has been sacked from the green chamber over his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Dogara was sacked by Justice D.U. Okorowo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday. Okorowo ruled that Dogara’s defection from the PDP to […]

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, has warned against attack on police officers, facilities and other police operational assets across the country, particularly in the South East. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made this known in a statement on Thursday, in Abuja. Baba said attacks on officers in the […]

The new Google’s Equiano Cable system is expected to boost employment by 1.6 million jobs in Nigeria and also contribute $10 billion to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday witnessed the virtual landing of the Google Equiano Sea Cable System in Nigeria, saying the country […]

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have raided and sealed Diplomatic Suite Hotel, Asokoro, Abuja in a joint operation with men of the Department of State Services, DSS to stop a cannabis party and the launch of a suspected new psychoactive drink. About 200 attendees including three young ladies who organised the […]


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