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Magu: Senate APC, PDP caucuses hold parallel meetings today

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Barring any last minute changes, the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party caucuses in the Senate will be meeting with the leaders of their parties today. While the APC caucus’ meeting with the National Working Committee of the ruling party is billed to discuss the  disagreements   between the upper chamber […]

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Lagos investigates Portuguese wife’s death after childbirth in hospital

Samson Folarin The Lagos State Government has begun investigation into the death of a 24-year-old make-up artist, Mrs. Chiamaka de Freitas, at the Medical Art Centre, Onigbongbo, Lagos State. The Director of the Lagos State Office of the Public Defender, Mrs. Salami Olubukola, said the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, […]

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Tottenham warn Chelsea

Mauricio Pochettino has warned Chelsea that his Tottenham side are ready to capitalise on any more slips from the Premier League leaders, AFP reports. Tottenham closed the gap on Chelsea to seven points on Saturday as they won 2-0 at Burnley while their London rivals were crashing to a shock 2-1 home defeat against lowly […]

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Senator’s son allegedly rapes 7-year-old girl to death

A 7-year-old girl has been reported dead after allegedly being raped through the anus by a 21-year-old son of a Senator in Taraba State. She was said to have died due to damage done to her internal organs caused by the abnormal entry. A twitter user, @FulanNasrulah who shared the story said when the incident […]

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Five things to know about Prison Break

After almost eight years after Prison Break ended it’s Season 4, believed to be the Series finale, Fox is dropping the fifth season. Punch looks at five interesting facts about the TV series. Fifth season is eight years overdue The fifth edition of the widely successful TV series led by Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell and […]

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Exclusive: Tee Mac was removed in 2009 but he has been in every PMAN regime since then causing trouble – Pretty Okafor

For the past 25 years, there has been crises in PMAN and newly elected President Pretty Okafor of the Junior and Pretty fame delves into history to reveal the huge scandal rocking the association and the people behind this commotion. Pretty alleges Tee Mac is one of the main perpetrators of fraud in the union […]

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Another episode of Rumor Has It: Ini Edo’s club shuts down, Ali Baba setting up Radio Station? (must watch)

Handi and Wanni are back with a new episode of Rumor Has It. In this episode, they said Ini Edo’s once bubbling club has been shut down, and that ace comedian is starting his own radio station. Enjoy.

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NLNG pays $489m in taxes to FG, states, local govts

By Michael Eboh The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, NLNG, paid $489.226 million, about N151.6 billion, in various forms of taxes to the Federal, States and Local Governments in 2016. NLNG stated this in its financial statement for the year ended, December 31, 2016, in a report section titled: ‘Facts and Figures on NLNG 2017.’ […]

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DPR, operators disagree over incentives to gas investors

By Ediri Ejoh There are indications that the Federal Government may be at discord with the gas sector operators over incentives with the government calling on private investors to tap into opportunities available in the industry to grow their investments as well as the economy. Some stakeholders who spoke to Sweetcrude maintained that a consistent […]

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Tanker drivers suspend strike, as FG increases bridging cost allowance

By Victor Ahiuma-Young & Michael Eboh LAGOS — The Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, branch of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday, evening suspended their nationwide indefinite strike, following Federal Government’s approval of bridging cost allowance from N6.20 to N7.20. Tankers National Chairman of PTD, Mr. Salimon Oladiti, who confirmed the […]

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UTME: JAMB registers 600,000 candidates, says no extension period

ABUJA—The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has so far registered 600,000 candidates for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, across the country. JAMB-CBT-Centre Head of Public Relations JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who made this known in an interview in Abuja, yesterday, said JAMB would not extend the registration period. The spokesman, who noted […]

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