Raphael Ede, Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa- Punch Residents of Sampou Community have expressed concern that election is yet to commence in their neighbourhood almost two hours after polls opened. The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Douye Diri, hails from Sampou...
The governorship and senatorial elections holding in Kogi State have witnessed a large turnout of voters. In most of the polling units that our correspondents visited, voters came out en masse to vote.
Governor Seriake Dickson has predicted that the Bayelsa State governorship election scheduled for Saturday will be “won by the Peoples Democratic Party and lost by the All Progressives Congress.” Dickson, who stated this during a live media chat in Yenagoa,...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dismissal of some of his aides who were attached to the Office of the Vice-President, The PUNCH can confirm. Daily Nigerian had reported on Wednesday that about 35 of the aides were sacked. However, The PUNCH could not independently...
Samson Folarin- Punch The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has asked residents to stop using the title, ‘Your Excellency’ where he is concerned. In a statement on Wednesday, the governor said he preferred to be addressed as ‘Mr Governor’ to...
Osinbajo presides over third consecutive FEC meeting. Source: Twitter Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council Meeting, which held at the State House, Abuja. This is the third meeting that Osinbajo would be presiding over. He...
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says the country’s land borders will remain closed till January 31, 2020. The NCS disclosed this in a letter addressed to the sector coordinator, joint border operation drill. According to the letter, President Muhammadu Buhari has...
I do not know much about sports, but I know what good sportsmanship is. Diego Maradona, the Argentine football shaman, was a great player, but he is not celebrated as much as Pele of Brazil. One fatal flaw detracts...
The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari over the validation of his election victory by the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In a statement on Wednesday, the Chairman of the Forum, Northern Governor Simon Bako...
Breaking News! Updates from the Supreme Court: The Supreme Court found no merit in the appeal of the PDP and Atiku/Obi. The court has dismissed the appeal and reasons given later BREAKING: Atiku, PDP Loses Appeal See also: Innoson Malaria Drug Design: Ugwunna Ejikem...