News Reality

N’Delta crisis: Dickson wants FG to jettison military option

by www.punchng.com

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has reiterated his call on the Federal Government to jettison its military option towards addressing the Niger Delta crisis. The governor, who said the move would not yield the desired positive result, advised the Federal Government to intensify its efforts at developing the region by tackling […]

The post N’Delta crisis: Dickson wants FG to jettison military option appeared first on Punch Newspapers.


Read Full Article On www.punchng.com
Latest
A “potential” terror attack has been averted in Austria, following the arrest of a teenager suspect of “migrant background,” the country’s Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka, has said.
Unable to make it to Washington, DC for the inauguration, hundreds of people took the streets from New York City to Oakland in anti-Trump protests. Read Full Article at RT.com
Six police officers injured
Niyi Odebode and Olaleye Aluko Despite rescue efforts by government agencies and international  organisations, about 44 children, who were among the injured internally displaced persons at the Rann ca
Ted Odogwu, Kano A group in Kano State, Genuine Democracy Watchers, has called on the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to refrain from handpicking who represents the party in the g
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Experts and industry operators say the Kaduna airport cannot receive scheduled international flights and should not be used for such during the six-week period that the Nnamdi
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday arraigned the acting Managing Director of Uda Community Bank (now Uda Microfinance Bank), Fredrick Ogbueifun, before Just
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja While the bombed Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Rann, Borno State, had yet to return to normalcy after an accidental air strike which left over 100 dead on Tuesday, Boko Ha
Olusola Fabiyi, Kamarudeen Ogundele and Leke Baiyewu Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State was on Thursday night in Abuja named as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Governors’ Forum. His
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Prominent Nigerians including some retired Inspectors-General of Police, Assistant Inspector General, military generals, senior customs officers and other top security chiefs a
Kunle Falayi The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority in conjunction with the state task force on environmental and special offences on Friday arrested hundreds of commercial motorcyclists plying
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt One member of the Indigenous People of Biafra was on Friday shot dead in Port Harcourt by security operatives when the group embarked on a solidarity rally in support o
Friday Olokor, Abuja The Federal Government has directed Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors of Federal Tertiary Hospitals to employ temporary doctors who would replace resident doctors who
Eric Dumo After keeping the world in suspense for most part of Friday, Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia’s outgoing president, finally agreed to relinquish power following his December 1, 2016 presidential ele
Sam Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday paid a private visit to former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his country home in Coker/Ibogun Local Council Development Area of Ogu
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Success Nwogu, Simon Utebor, Etim Ekpimah, Hindi Livinus and Olaide Oyelude A cross-section of Nigerians and a pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, have knocked President M
Gbenro Adeoye, Kunle Falayi, Tunde Ajaja, Jesusegun Alagbe and Eric Dumo As a result of the recent kidnapping of three female pupils and five staff members, including a Turkish national, by unknown gu
Jesusegun Alagbe At the 74th Golden Globe Awards held on January 8, 2016 in the United States, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association honoured renowned 67-year-old American actress and singer, Meryl
On his first day in the White House, Donald Trump signed an order 'to ease the burden of Obamacare as we transition from repeal and replace,' his press secretary Sean Spicer told repor
Mr. Yusuf Ali, SAN is a former Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association  Anti-Corruption Commission. In this interview with Success Nwogu, he talks about corruption and how the Buhari government could win t
Bolaji Adeniji, a retired banker and former chairman, Ikoyi Club, shares some of his life experiences with Ademola Olonilua At 71, you still maintain a youthful look, what is your secret? I thank God
Special Adviser to the Oyo State Governor on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yomi Layinka, in this interview with OLUFEMI ATOYEBI accuses those who posted the video of Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s addres
When America is united, America is totally unstoppable, Trump said
Kunle Falayi and Armstrong Bakam Few days after news broke that 145 “stolen” children had been intercepted by the police in Jos, the Plateau State capital, Saturday PUNCH has learnt that the children
Delo scrutinises the inauguration speech of US President Donald Trump in Saturday's commentary, describing it as "all platitude, without real substantive value".
America's heretofore rather predictable policy was turned upside down yesterday and nobody knows which direction the stars-and-stripes boat will sail in the next four years, Ve?er comments on Satu
Gbenro Adeoye   Little Esther (not real name) must be wondering why life has been so cruel to her. Although, she is only six years old, she has experienced things no child of her age should ever be su
Kunle Falayi The arm of the law has caught up with a distributor with a food producing company, Ayoola Foods Limited, 41-year-old Rashidat Folawiyo, after she allegedly defrauded the company of N2.4m.
Success Nwogu, Ilorin A baker, Kabiru Oladipupo, an Osun State indigene, who claimed to hail from Osun State has revealed how he and an accomplice, Hassan Olayiwola, invited 17 job seekers in a job re
The Mexican drug kingpin who was surprisingly and hurriedly extradited from the country to the US has pleaded not guilty to 17 separate charges brought against him by a US federal court
Kunle Falayi A report by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team has shed light on the part of the state with the highest incident of rape, sexual assault and domestic violence. Acc
Europe’s right-wing parties are to due to meet in Germany this weekend with the roundtable being described as an “EU counter-summit”. Read Full Article at RT.com
Sandra Ogunfiditi Some couples usually use their spouses as their next of kin. The implication of this is that should they die, the law requires the distribution of their estate to their next of kin (
’Nonye Ben-Nwankwo and Ademola Olonilua Award winning actor, Femi Jacob, is one of the most eligible bachelors in Nollywood. But even with his fine looks and great talent, the young man is not ready t

Recent News

4.3 Richter quake rocks Fars province

Tehran, Jan 21, IRNA – An earthquake measuring 4.3 degrees on the Richter scale hit the city of Kazeroun in Fars province in Southern Iran.
Read Full Article

Over 200 anti-Trump protesters arrested

Six police officers injured
Read Full Article

Anti-Trump Inauguration Day protests break out across US, around the globe (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Unable to make it to Washington, DC for the inauguration, hundreds of people took the streets from New York City to Oakland in anti-Trump protests. Read Full Article at RT.com
Read Full Article

‘No blessed island’: Austrian police foil ‘potential’ terror attack, arrest suspect

A “potential” terror attack has been averted in Austria, following the arrest of a teenager suspect of “migrant background,” the country’s Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka, has said.
Read Full Article

What should you do if you rely on Obamacare?

President Donald Trump has pledged “insurance for everybody” that is “much less expensive and much better.” So far, Republican leaders, who have sworn to repeal Obamacare, do not appear to be advancin
Read Full Article

CNN’s John King forgets about Obama’s children: Barron is ‘youngest kid since JFK Jr.’

Cable news spent the day talking non-stop about the incoming First Family. CNN’s John King, however, neglected to remember the Obama family as he was talking about the incoming Trump family. 
Read Full Article

Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov: Believe the hype

Whatever happens between now and the end of 2017, there may not be a UFC fight that generates as much excitement among devoted fans as March’s interim lightweight fight between Tony Ferguson and Khabi
Read Full Article

WhiteHouse.gov Switches Hands, Gets Trump Refresh

Many of the pages on the White House's website were taken down Friday, shortly after Donald Trump's inauguration as president, including pages on LGBTQ rights, climate change and the Affordable Care
Read Full Article

Trump inauguration addresses Orlando Magic GM Rob Hennigan

Running off at the typewriter … Barack Obama welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the White House at the beginning of this week and turned over the White House to Donald Trump at the end of this week. I guess
Read Full Article

Popular Finance

Thieves steal hundreds of beehives primed to pollinate Central Valley almonds

Montana beekeeper Lloyd Cunniff shipped his 488 hives of bees in fresh, new pallets to Northern California in late December, hoping to pollinate acres of almond trees in the Central Valley. But th
Read Full Article

Trump's 'America first' policy has a big fan in the Kremlin

The central theme of President Donald Trump’s inaugural address was “America first,” and, perversely, that may be very good news for Vladimir Putin and bad news for allies of the United States. A
Read Full Article

On immigrant Dreamers, Trump tells top senator: 'We don't want to hurt those kids'

Updates on the inauguration of President Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 4:54 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (anal
Read Full Article

Monster storm batters California with mudslides, flooding, road closures

Southern California was battered Friday by the second of three big winter storms, causing mudslides, flooding and forcing authorities to rescue people trapped at a flooded beachside campground and
Read Full Article

During emotional hearing, wife of slain Bell Gardens mayor sentenced to jail time, probation in his killing

Daniel Nicholas Crespo described his father as a complicated man. He was the dedicated mayor of Bell Gardens — a leader with a capacity for good who loved to listen to the Bee Gees. But he was als
Read Full Article

Documentary filmmakers said that even as watchdog actions are needed under Trump so were olive branches

Sundance 2017 updates: Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Sequel' renews climate change talk; doping film 'Icarus' could inflame U.S.-Russia relations Jan. 20, 2017, 4:21 p.m. The Sundance Film Festival is a
Read Full Article

California Senate leader Kevin de León on the inauguration: 'I can't say that our country is united'

Essential Politics: State Senate committee votes to recommend Becerra's confirmation, De León has harsh words for Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 4:24 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at Calif
Read Full Article

Trump opens his presidency with signals of the conservative era to come

Freshly sworn in to office, President Trump set about Friday trying to deliver the change he promised as he took the helm of the vast executive branch bureaucracy and began steering it toward a ne
Read Full Article

Artist R.H. Quaytman blocks public access to her MOCA painting in protest of Trump inauguration

Updates on the inauguration of President Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 4:54 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (anal
Read Full Article