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In April, Moscow and Helsinki introduced special zones to prevent the refugees from entering Finland from Russia’s territory
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According to the spokesman, an even greater tragedy was averted by pure coincidence, because buses delivering dozens of Syrian children and their mothers to the hospital arrived on site with a delay
Bukola Adebayo The 2016 Food Sustainability Index published by The Economist Intelligence Unit has predicted that Nigerians may face severe nutrition crisis in 2017. The New Index report, which ranked
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Tola Dehinde I want to thank those who reached out to me last week.  I was touched by your honest emails about this condition called sickle cell anaemia. I think, from your response, the major issue i
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Federal Government on Monday expressed its reservations on the plan by the Senate to scrap the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency and replace it with the Federal Roads Authority.
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, said on Monday that the National Judicial Council was more poised than before to restore confidence in the judiciary.
In mid-November the Syrian government forces have started an operation to drive militants from eastern regions of Aleppo
Anna Okon  and Samson Folarin An employee of  Dangote Industries Limited, Istifanus Bello, has been killed by suspected kidnappers. Sources told our correspondents that Bello’s corpse was found in a g
Fidelis Soriwei and Chukwudi Akasike Corp members are avoiding to participate in the legislative rerun election scheduled for Saturday in Rivers State. Investigation revealed that corps members who ar
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari  and the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Monday commiserated with the family of a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Chief Bola Kufori
Afeez Hanafi The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a security guard, Haruna Abubakar, in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, for allegedly killing his friend. PUNCH Metro learnt that Abubakar and the vict
Ovie Okpare,  Warri A fashion apprentice, Blessing Alex, has been found dead in a well after she was reportedly forced to abort her three-month-old pregnancy. The incident was said to have occured in
Samson Folarin Tragedy struck in the Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State after some suspected robbers shot dead a retired police officer, Joseph Tsafa, his wife, Cecelia, and two others. PUNCH
Afeez Hanafi Two employees of YSR Limited, a manufacturing company in Badagry, Lagos State – Adebayo Alabi and Kayode Timothy – have been brought before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court for allegedly de
As the Yuletide approaches amid the current economic recession, some operators of event centres in Lagos State have lamented low patronage by clients. The managers of some social event facilities in t
The police in Ekiti State have rescued three kidnapped victims unhurt in different operations carried out in the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Alberto Adeyemi, stated this in a sta
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party on Monday described the statement by the Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, that having free and fair elections
Friday Amobi, P’Harcourt OPERATIVES of the Rivers State Police Command on Monday said it would withdraw police orderlies attached to politicians in the state during the December 10 reruns. The operati
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt BARELY five days to the legislative rerun in Rivers State, Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of overheating the polity. T
Alexander Okere, Benin A former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.), on Monday paid a courtesy visit to the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, at his palace in Benin, Edo State. Gowo
Ovie Okpare, Warri Ima Niboro, a former Presidential spokesman for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party and joined  the ruling All Progressives Congress. Nibor
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Kaduna State Government on Monday officially released the White Paper on the December 15, 2015 clash between the Nigerian Army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, otherwise
John Ameh, Abuja Suspended member  of the House of Representatives, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, may come under fresh probe by the House after another petition against him was submitted on Monday by the Ant
Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Pensioners in Kogi State have lamented the suffering they are undergoing due to the nonpayment of their 10-month pension arrears. Consequently, the state branch of the Nigeria Un
Friday Olokor and  Godwin Isenyo Christian youths have threatened to resort to self defence any time Fulani herdsmen attack any village in the Southern Kaduna Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Th
John Alechenu, Abuja The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has reiterated his commitment to the governing All Progressives Congress. Tinubu, who made his views kno
Rasheed Bisiriyu The Federal Road Safety Corps has denied claims that its personnel will begin to carry arms to protect themselves against attacks by errant and violent motorists while on duty. There
John Ameh, Abuja Members of the House of Representatives and other major stakeholders were divided on Monday over the digital rights protection bill before the National Assembly. The new piece of legi
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja  The Federal Government has preferred fresh charges against Justice Adeniyi Ademola of a Federal High Court in Abuja and his wife, Olabowale, who is the Head of Service of Lagos S
Chukwudi Akasike and Kamarudeen Ogundele AHEAD of the legislative rerun in the Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike has raised the alarm that his Chief Security Officer has been withdrawn. Wike said his
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja No fewer than 43 workers of the Police Service Commission stormed the agency’s headquarters in Abuja on Monday, to enforce the order of the National Industrial Court, directing
Peter Dada, Akure The chairmen of the 18 local government areas of Ondo State, under the auspices of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria, have pledged to support the governor-elect of the s
A senior adviser on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is soothing the concerns of business heads who fear upheavals in international trade agreements. The official said Tru

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