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Folorunsho Alakija

‎How Folorunsho Alakija’s employee allegedly duped her of N3 million – Witness

Vincent Ayewah allegedly connived with others to commit the fraud.


Isiaka Adeleke: When death denied an encore

Against staggering odds, Isiaka Adeleke became the first elected governor of Osun State at 37 in 1992.

President Muhammadu Buhari at his office

JUST IN: Punch reporter recalled to Aso Villa

Lekan Adetayo was expelled on Monday by the president’s chief security officer.


Abuja Quintuplets: Head of Service explains accommodation for family, job for dad

Kemi Uduehi, a civil servant, gave birth to a set of quintuplets in the Nigerian capital.


Nigerian govt to hold national conference to end farmers/herdsmen clashes

The agriculture minister said the conference is planned for June.

Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Autopsy suggests Senator Adeleke had ‘drug overdose’

The former senator died on Sunday

Diezani Alison-Madueke

INEC staff docked for allegedly receiving N112 million bribe from Diezani Alison-Madueke

The money is believed to be part of a $115 million bribe.

Tanker Explosion in Lagos

Tanker explodes in Lagos

The tanker first crashed on a car before spilling its content.

Punch Newspapers

JUST IN: Buhari’s CSO expels Punch Newspaper correspondent from Aso Villa

Lekan Adetayo confirmed the expulsion to PREMIUM TIMES on Monday.

Former junior minister of Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro

Obanikoro, wife, sons lose at High Court

The applicants had asked the court for an order to set aside the forceful seizure of their properties.

Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (2nd right),Zonal Director North -West, Engr.Busari Olalekan (2nd left), Federal Controller of Works, Kaduna, Engr. Saad Tukur (left), Director Highways, Construction and Rehabilitation, Engr. Femi Oguntominiyi, (right) and others during the Minister's inspection tour of the ongoing Emergency Repairs of Kaduna - Abuja Expressway, Kaduna on Friday 10th, February 2017.

Nigerian govt vows to tackle inflation of project costs in construction sector

Mr. Fashola noted that such corruption impedes the nation’s development plan.

Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede (R) addressing a News Conference in Abuja on Friday (7/4/17) on the proposed Computer Based Mock Examination holding Nationwide on Saturday April 8. With him is the Director of Test Administration, Dr Yusuf Lawal 02124/7/4/2017/Deborah Bada/ICE/NAN

ASUU wants JAMB scrapped, civic group blasts lecturers’ union

“JAMB has outlived its usefulness, it is time that we scrapped it,” the ASUU chairman said.

New Director General of SSS, Lawan Daura

Lawal Daura, Abba Kyari have not resigned, Presidency says

The presidency described the report as “pure mischief.”

Whistle blower 

Nigerian govt to reward whistle-blowers on illegal weapons – Presidency

“The administration wants to take a tough line to curtail the large number of illegal weapons in circulation.”

Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Saraki, Dogara, Ooni, Aregbesola, Others Lament Adeleke’s Death

The lawmaker, 62, died on Sunday morning.


Nigerian govt gifts parents of Abuja quintuplets house, job for dad

The couple presently reside in a one room apartment at Lugbe on Airport Road, Abuja.


Senator Adeleke’s body returns to hospital for autopsy

There are rumours the late politician may have been poisoned.


NUGA Games suspended over technical hitches

“The temporary suspension will enable both the officials of NUGA and the host university to sort out the technical hitches.”

Ayo Oke [Photo: National Accord Newspaper]

Seized N13billion: Why our probe panel will operate in secret — VP Osinbajo

The committee says it has commenced its assignment in earnest.

Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Is’haq Oloyede

UTME: JAMB fumes as ‘powerful’ registration fraudsters are arrested

The examination body says its registrar may be in for a bigger fight

From Left: Chief of Army Staffof Bangladesh, Gen. Abu Muhammed, Nigeria Chief of Army Staff: Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai and High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Nigeria, Mr Kazi Koikobas  during the visit of Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh to Nigeria, in Lagos on Saturday (22/4/17)

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Army Chief Buratai reveals war tactics used against Boko Haram terrorists

Mr. Buratai says he learnt the tactics while on course in Bangladesh.

Pastor Timothy Omotoso being whisked away by South African police

How South African police arrested Nigerian pastor accused of sex offences

A short video shows a handcuffed Mr. Omotoso being dragged away by the policemen, amidst cheers from onlookers.

Right: Mr. Yakubu Kibo, Commander , NDLEA Adamawa command displaying a cracked cocaine concealed in a car brain box and was seized by the men of the command in Yola ,with him is a staff of the command.

Nigeria’s notorious cocaine dealer jailed

The convict is believed to be the main supplier of cocaine to tertiary institutions in Adamawa.

FILE PHOTO: Police officers screening applicants for the Nigeria Police Force recruitment exercise at Samson Siasia stadium in Yenagoa on Monday (6/6/16). 4078/6/6/2016/AO/BJO/NAN

Rights group cautions police as force prepares to recruit 30,000 personnel in 2017

“This decision will boost efforts aimed at curtailing crimes in Nigeria.”

From left: Speaker, House of Representative, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, The Director General, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside during the 3rd Conference of African Heads of Maritime Administration AAMA holding in Abuja.

Buhari rejoices as NIMASA DG is elected chair of African Maritime Administrators, AAMA

The president says the election indicated confidence in the country’s maritime sector.