No governor has power to acquire high calibre weapons, CDS declares

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor yesterday pointedly declared that no state governor in the country has the authority to acquire high caliber weapons for use by…

ASUU: Lecturers resume, await Buhari on withheld salary

University lecturers on Friday returned to work after the Academic Staff Union of Universities suspended its eight-month strike. However, findings by Saturday PUNCH revealed that the academics had yet to…

Buhari Seeks Constitutional Change for Women in Politics

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, instructed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, to come up with possible constitutional…

G-5 Governors finally abandon Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday flagged-off its presidential campaign amidst an unresolved internal crisis. An angry Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and his allies, who are yet…

Strike: We will sign deal in couple of days – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the House of Representatives, on Monday, met on the lingering industrial action by the lecturers. The lecturers led by ASUU President, Emmanuel…

Buhari to attend Chad transitional leader’s inauguration

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will today attend the investiture ceremony of Mahamat Idriss Itno as President of the Transitional Team in the Republic of Chad for two…

Wike, Makinde, Ortom to shun Atiku campaign launch

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, his Oyo and Benue states counterparts – Seyi Makinde and Samuel Ortom – are to boycott the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign launch today…

2023 budget: FG plans N1.35tn war chest against B’Haram, bandits

As the battle against insecurity continues, the Federal Government has earmarked N1.35tn to prosecute the ongoing anti-insurgency fight in the country. This was contained in the N20.51tn 2023 budget proposal…

2023: Peace accord, credible elections and rising tension

Nigeria’s democratic journey has often been marred by a legion of troubling events, dating back to the attainment of independence in 1960. The crisis in the old Western region culminated…

Buhari meets freed Kaduna train victims

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the freed 23 passengers of the March 28, 2022 Abuja-Kaduna train attack at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) hospital in Kaduna. According to a…