France detects new COVID-19 variant IHU

While the world is grappling with the highly infectious Omicron, strain of Covid, scientists in France have identified a potentially worrying new variant, which has 46 mutations. Named IHU, the new B.1.640.2 variant has so far infected 12 people living in southeastern France, according to The first case was linked to a person with a

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Land dispute: Malami confirms sending policemen to Magodo, slams South-West govs

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Wednesday, confirmed that policemen dispatched to Magodo Phase 2 Estate area of Lagos State were there on his orders. Malami also faulted the criticism of the South-West governors, saying nothing was unruly about the operations of the police officers’ presence at the estate. This was

Education Not An Automatic Ticket To Govt Jobs, Buhari Tells Nigerian Youths

  President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerian youths to use their education and exposure to improve themselves and not see them as tickets to depend on the government. Buhari said this on Wednesday during an interview with Channels Television “I wish when they go to school; when they work hard; when they earn their degree,

BREAKING: Finally, FG declares bandits as terrorists

The Federal Government has declared bandits as terrorists, The PUNCH has learnt. After weeks of footdragging, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), gazetted a court judgement that ordered the government to declare bandits as terrorists. States in the North-West geopolitical zone including Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto and Kaduna have been ravaged by

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BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu should defend himself in court, I can’t release him – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, should defend himself in court for peddling false information about his regime while he was overseas. Buhari stated this in an interview aired on Channels Television on Wednesday night monitored by The PUNCH. The PUNCH had


The Ondo state government has brokered peace between the management and leadership of industrial unions (SSANIP and NASU) in the state owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo over the planned strike on the backlog of salary of workers. Leaders of the unions had issued notice of strike after a meeting with the management on Monday where

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PDP drags Akeredolu’s family to EFCC over alleged looting of Ondo Treasury with 8 proxy companies

 Reveals eight proxy companies allegedly being used by Akeredolu’s family The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ondo State chapter has revealed that action has began towards petitioning the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged looting of the State by Governor Oluwarotimi and his family. While revealing the eight proxy companies allegedly used by Akeredolu’s

Akeredolu raises alarm over withdrawal of soldiers from Ondo correctional centres

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has condemned in strong terms, the withdrawal of men of the Nigerian Army from the Correctional Centers across the State, lamenting that it would induce jailbreaks Akeredolu has therefore accused the Army of inducing steps toward jailbreaks in the state. Akeredolu, who received a full briefing of the situation from

Buhari appoints Okadigbo’s widow as NNPC board chairman

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has appointed the Board and Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited. This is in accordance with the power vested in him under Section 59(2) of the Petroleum Industry Act he signed on August 16, 2021. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina,

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Video: UK-Based Nigerian Catches Friend Committing Adultery With His Wife

The video of a man accusing his best friend of sleeping with his wife in the UK has gone viral. In the video obtained by Starnews Nigeria, the man accused his friend which he housed in his house of committing adultery on his matrimonial bed with his wife. The man lamented that his best friend

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