Security committee recommends Muslim-Christian marriages to prevent Nigeria’s breakup

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says he will on Thursday present the recommendations of the Kaduna town hall meeting on national security to the National Economic Council, and one of its recommendations is encouraging more interreligious and inter-tribal marriages to prevent Nigeria’s breakup. Revealing the intermarriage recommendation among others, Mr Mohammed said, “Another interesting thing that was ...

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Queen has quiet 95th birthday days after husband’s funeral

The Queen is marking her 95th birthday today while still in official royal mourning for her husband of 73 years, the Duke of Edinburgh. For a second consecutive year, the traditional 41-gun and 21-gun salutes, traditionally fired in Hyde Park and the Tower of London on the occasion, have been cancelled. Buckingham Palace is also not expected to issue any ...

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Gunmen attack private university in Kaduna, kidnap students

  Gunmen have abducted unspecified students of Green Field University along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in Chikun Local Government Area. The Nation learnt the attack occurred on Tuesday night. Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the incident. It was learnt gunmen invaded the university and started shooting sporadically before whisking some of the students away.  

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200-level OAU student commits suicide (Photo)

A 200-level student of the Management and Accounting department of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State Emmanuel Adedeji has committed suicide. The Nation gathered Adedeji took a poisonous substance in the school premises and died a few minutes later. A student of the institution Bukola Adewumi told our correspondent his corpse was discovered behind the Mechanical department popularly known as ...

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4 children, farmer abducted by suspected herdsmen in Oyo

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have abducted a farmer, Rasaq Jamiu, and his four children. The latest abduction, it was gathered, happened in Maami village in the Ibaraoa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. Jamiu was said to have gone to his farm in Maami village on Monday when the hoodlums stormed the farm and whisked the father and his children ...

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John W Henry issues apology to Liverpool fans for Super League ‘disruption’

  Liverpool owner John W Henry has apologised to supporters and taken full responsibility for the club’s involvement in the ill-fated Super League. It was announced late on Tuesday night that the Reds had “discontinued” their involvement in the controversial breakaway league, having originally been one of the 12 founder members. Their withdrawal, and that of the five other Premier ...

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Stop this scam, extortion – Tuface calls out NCDC for frustrating travelers

Nigerian singer, Innocent Ujah Idibia, popularly known as “2baba” has called out the Nigerian Center For Disease Control, NCDC, for frustrating travelers.Recall that the Federal Government earlier made the COVID-19 test compulsory component for travelers following the pandemic. Following the development, there have been complaints from Nigerians who lamented the inefficiency of the workers in the Agency to deliver prompt ...

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Emanuella features in Australian action film ‘Survive or Die

Nigerian 9-year-old Youtube comedian Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emanuella has been featured in an Australian movie titled ‘Survive or Die.’ Shot in Australia in 2018, the top comedienne appeared in the film as a guest star alongside its major cast including Hawa Barnes, Felino Dolloso, and Craig Bourke. ‘Survive Or Die’ focuses on the story of Shade, a 16-year-old ...

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Uproar in Bayelsa as woman stabs 14-year old boy to death

A yet-to-be-identified middle-aged woman has stabbed a 14-year-old boy, Joseph Thomas, to death in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital. The incident, which occurred on Tuesday along Genesis Street, off Okaka road, caused uproar in the state capital. An angry mob, comprising neighbours of the deceased, was said to have descended on the accused woman and nearly beat her to death. It ...

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Chad imposes, shuts borders after death of President Deby

Chad imposes curfew and shuts borders after the death of president Deby: army. The announcement came a day after provisional election results projected late president Idris Debby would win a sixth term in office. Déby was one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders after becoming president of Chad through charter 1991. Deby’s son, Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno is expected to lead the ...

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Shun consumption of animal skin to stave off cancer — U.I Professor advises

Stop consuming cow skin and stave off cancer, Vice-Chancellor, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Prof. Kola Oloke, advised in Ibadan on Tuesday. “Animal skin known as “ponmo’’ is harmful to the body; it has no nutritional value. “Runaway from meat, especially red meat. If you want to eat chicken, eat the local one. “Consumption of animal protein can lead to diseases. ...

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France President breaks silence over Chad President’s death

France on Tuesday paid tribute to Chad’s President Idriss Deby Itno as a “courageous friend” and “great soldier”, while urging stability and a peaceful transition in the African country after his shocking death. Deby died from wounds sustained in battle after three decades in power, according to the army. “Chad is losing a great soldier and a president who has ...

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Another dead end! Judiciary workers stage walkout from meeting with Federal Government

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Tuesday staged a walkout from the reconciliation meeting with the Federal Government and representatives of the State Governors. The striking judiciary workers staged their walkout after waiting for over an hour at the conference room of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, where the failed meeting was to be held. ...

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End od Discussion! Bobrisky BLOCKS Tonto Dikeh on Instagram

  Bobrisky has unfollowed Tonto Dikeh on Instagram o. A quick look at his page shows he no longer follows her and his words also suggests he even BLOCKED her. This comes after the actress unfollowed her one time bestie. Recall the actress and crossdresser had on different occassions jetted out to spend time together. They also publicly praise each ...

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Fire guts INEC data centre in Kano state

An early morning fire outbreak has destroyed a section of the State Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission office in Kano. The Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, confirmed the incident to Punch in Kano on Thursday. He said the fire which started about 10.30 am, on Tuesday, affected the Data Processing Centre of ...

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Airport Staff Returns Misplaced N2.3m

An aviation security personnel at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal II (MMA2), operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), has returned N2.3m misplaced by its owner. The money belonged to an Uyo-bound passenger on Ibom Airline, George Etuk. The excited passenger commended the security officer after receiving his lost baggage, which contained the money and other vital documents. The incident, ...

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Super League collapses as Premier League clubs pull out

The proposed European Super League collapsed on Tuesday after Premier League clubs withdrew from the deeply divisive project following a furious backlash by fans and threats from football authorities. Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal were six of the 12 leading clubs to initially sign up to the breakaway competition designed to guarantee spots each year and ...

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Governor Wike joins many to ask Pantami to resign now

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has asked Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr. Isa Pantami to resign immediately irrespective of his recent volte-face. The Governor said in an ideal society, the allegation that the United States of America placed a serving Minister on its watch list was enough to propel the government into action. A statement signed by Wike’s Special ...

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