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Dele Momodu writes The Speech Buhari Should Have Delivered

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, congratulations on the arrival of our dear President Muhammadu Buhari from a prolonged medical vacation. Let’s all raise our voices and thank God for performing what the President himself described as a miracle. “I’ve never been this sick,” the President had repeatedly told well-wishers. Before his sudden departure from Abuja House, the official residence of ... Read More »

US slams Venezuala with new sanctions

United States President, Donald Trump, signed an executive order on Friday imposing new financial sanctions on Venezuela over President Nicolas Maduro’s undemocratic actions. The move prohibits dealings in new debt and equity issued by the Venezuelan government and the state-owned oil company. “These measures are carefully calibrated to deny the Maduro dictatorship a critical source of financing to maintain its ... Read More »

Anambra: Stella Oduah frustrated by PDP

Senator Stella Oduah, an aspirant in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State, has threatened withdrawal from the race, alleging irregularities in Peoples Democratic Party’s  build-up to the primary election. Oduah made this known while briefing newsmen on Friday in Abuja. She said that the Ward congress of the party held on Wednesday to elect three delegates per ward was ... Read More »

Time Up!FG asks Court to Revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail

The Federal Government has finally asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail granted the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Mr. Namdi Kanu, who is being prosecuted along with others on treasonable felony charges. The prosecution made this request in an application it filed before the court and served on Kanu on Friday. Saturday PUNCH ... Read More »

Gbenga Daniel cries out “Kashamu sent killers after me”

Former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has written a petition to the Inspector-General of Police alleging that Senator Buruji Kashamu was after his life. The petition where he also copied the Director of SSS, stated that some men suspected to be sent by Kashamu visited his home and attacked his domestic staff, there target was him. The letter stated: ... Read More »

Ronaldo Floors Messi, Wins Third UEFA Best Player title

Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double. It was the third time that Ronaldo had won the award which was presented on the sidelines of the Champions League group stage draw. His great rival Lionel ... Read More »

Corruption:Dubai No Longer as Safe Haven as Buhari signs treaty

United Arab Emirates is no longer a safe haven for corrupt Nigerians as President Muhammadu Buahri Thursday signed a treaty with the Kingdom. The President, who signed the treaty on Thursday in Abuja, also ratified three other agreements covering legal assistance in criminal, civil and commercial matters, and extradition. The others treaties are Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal ... Read More »

Confirmed!Appeal Court Sacks PDP’s Senator George Sekibo

The Appeal Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed by Sen. George Sekibo challenging the judgment of the Rivers State National Election Tribunal which removed him as the senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District. The court dismissed his charge stating that it lacks merit and failed to show any reason why the decision of the Tribunal should be set aside. Read More »

Drama as Arewa Youths Withdraw Quit Notice

The Coalition of Northern Groups on Thursday withdrew the quit notice given to Igbos living in the northern part of the country. The groups had in June ordered the people of South East extraction to leave the North by October 1. However, the youths asked the Federal Government to create an opportunity for the Igbos to hold a referendum on ... Read More »

Why I am acting in London Edition of SARO -Kunle Afolayan

Award-winning Film Maker and Actor, Kunle Afolayan has revealed that he decided to join the cast of Saro, the Nigerian musical which will be taking London by storm all through this week, because he wanted to challenge himself. He noted that it had been about 12 years since he last featured on a stage production with Mr Wanle Akinboboye and ... Read More »