Marburg virus: Nigeria at moderate risk, says NCDC

Nigeria is at moderate risk of an outbreak of the Marburg virus disease, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said. The NCDC said this following an outbreak of the disease in Ghana confirmed by the World Health Organisation on July 17.

Tinubu needs Muslim-Muslim ticket for massive northern votes – Presidential aspirant

Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye was the only female presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress at the APC convention in Abuja in June. The legal practitioner cum businesswoman shares her experience with ADEBAYO FOLORUNSHO-FRANCIS

Outcry as CBN raises interest rate again

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday again raised the Monetary Policy Rate from 13 per cent to 14 per cent. This came barely two months after the MPC, during its bi-monthly meeting in May, raised the benchmark interest rate from 11.5 per […]

Buhari unveils NNPC Limited, agency halts FAAC remittances

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited on Tuesday made it clear that it would no longer remit any money to the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee for sharing to the three tiers of government monthly.

Oyetola pencils 50 lawyers, APC, Adeleke trade words

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola may engage no fewer than 50 lawyers, including senior advocates, to challenge the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Ademola Adeleke, in last Saturday’s governorship election in the state. A member of the governor’s legal team, Kunle Adegoke, gave this indication in […]

How to end corruption in Judiciary, by ex-NIALS boss

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and former Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) Professor Epiphany Azinge has suggested how corruption could be tamed in the judicial sector.

UPDATED: Buhari unveils new NNPC Ltd

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, saying the transformation was to strengthen its capacity and market relevance.

IPOB to scammers: stop extorting people with our name

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned those going about duping members of the public in the name of raising funds for its security arm, Eastern Security Network (ESN) to desist or be ready to face the consequences. The group warned that anybody soliciting money for ESN […]

Breakaway ASUU faction dissociates self from strike

A breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the Congress of Nigerian University Academics, has dissociated itself from the ongoing strike in Nigerian universities.

Imo: Protest as gunmen kill seven wedding guests

There was a protest in Imo State on Monday after gunmen suspected to be operatives of Ebubeagu Security outfit allegedly opened fire and killed seven wedding guests.

Ada Ameh: The Johnsons’ cast, crew mourn ‘Emu’

The news of the death of veteran Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh, shocked fans and colleagues when it was made public on Monday. Ameh, who was popular for her role as Emu in Africa Magic family drama, The Johnsons, died on Sunday night.

ASUU meets August 1, strike enters 155th dayASUU meets August 1, strike enters 155th day

The National Executive Council of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities is scheduled to hold its meeting in the first week of August, 2022, The PUNCH has reliably gathered. Our correspondent learnt that a decision on whether to suspend or continue with the strike which enters its […]

Adeleke’s camp worries over litigation, woos PDP faction

The camp of the Osun State governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke, is worried over a suit filed by his rival in the Peoples Democratic Party’s primary, Prince Dotun Babayemi, at the Court of Appeal, Akure. Members of the group, in separate interviews with The PUNCH on Monday, admitted that the […]

Amanda Demechi-Asagba NBA 3rd Vice President Elect, appreciates all supporters for their zeal and encouragement, pledges to serve the NBA with integrity and dedication

Amanda Demechi-Asagba the NBA 3rd Vice President Elect has rolled out loud drums of appreciation to her ever present supporters and friends who stood by her in ensuring her victory at the polls.

My Heartful Gratitude: Adesina Adegbite, General Secretary Elect Eulogises and Appreciates Supporters and Voters

Distinguished silks, learned seniors and colleagues, Within the past months, I had filled your telephones, emails and social media spaces with requests, urging you to support my aspiration, pray and ultimately vote for me as the General Secretary of our great Association, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). I […]