A former governor of Anambra State and vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, Peter Obi, has said he was a trader who ventured into banking before he became a governor. Obi said this during an interview on The Morning Show, an Arise TV programme that aired on Monday.
A former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekwermadu, has said that one of the worst things that could happen to the Igbo people at this time was to allow their homeland to be turned into a theatre of war. He expressed concern that violent agitations and the sit-at-home order by the outlawed Indigenous
A former media aide to the Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, Godffery Chikwere was over the weekend arrested by the police over alleged fake news. DAILY POST, however, learnt that he slumped while in custody and was rushed to Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (AE-FUTHA). It was gathered that Chikwere fell
The COVID-19 pandemic has had negative impact on the mental health of Nigerians in more ways than one. With this in mind, it is therefore no surprise that the theme for World Mental Health Day 2021, tagged: Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality, is apt for the COVID-19 times. The
Nine persons have been killed in an road accident on the Moniya-Ibadan Road, Oyo State. No fewer than 15 persons were also injured in the accident, while a male child was reportedly rescued from the wreckage without any injury. PUNCH Metro gathered that the accident, which happened on Saturday, involved two passenger buses, which
DESPITE widespread support for former Senate President, David Mark, for the position of National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, are still opposed to his emergence, The PUNCH has learnt. It was gathered in Abuja, on Sunday, that although most stakeholders including the
Newcastle’s new owners may sack Steve Bruce as manager this week. SportsMail reports that they felt Bruce’s presence in the dugout might have a negative impact when they take on Tottenham Hotspur. The 60-year-old would receive a payoff of around £8million. The club’s director, Amanda Staveley, already got a shortlist of Bruce’s possible replacements,