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September 24, 2017 12:37 AM Restructure Nigeria now to attain balance, says Tinubu

Tinubu also explained that there were immense benefits to all in the event of a restructuring that would create the correct balance. “It would be better”, he stressed, “to restructure things to attain the correct balance between our collective purpose on one hand and our separate grassroots realities on the other.” The former governor counselled the champions 21

September 23, 2017 7:37 PM Breaking: We must guard against separating Nigeria into small pieces, Tinubu warns

“Being more pragmatic, separating the nation into small pieces resolves nothing and creates additional problems”. Tinubu noted that gargantuan challenges were facing the country but explained that they were not enough to call for the dismantling of the federation at a time some parts of the world were taking advantage of integration. The APC leader 24

September 23, 2017 6:05 PM Nigerian Army declares Victory over IPoB …

The Nigerian Army has declared itself victorious over the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) which was recently declared a terrorist organisation. The Army made the declaration on Friday, September 22 in a statement by Colonel Sagir Musa, the deputy director public relations 82 Division. The statement read in part: “Despite the initial opposition to Exercise 14

September 23, 2017 4:45 PM Strike: Stop embarking on frivolous propaganda that will yield no result – Labour tells Kogi Govt

The organised labour in Kogi State has called on the government of Kogi State to do the needful by setting up negotiating team to dialogue with labour rather than embarking on frivolous propaganda that will yield no result. The secretaries of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Olakunle Faniyi, Trade Union Congress ,Comrade Kolawole James and their 16

September 23, 2017 7:36 AM Some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds to support IPOB – source

Intelligence reports by the Federal Government as revealed by top security source have led to the discovery of an account in Paris into which some Nigerians in the Diaspora remit funds in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Also uncovered was how some IPOB members have invaded Nigerian embassies in Hong Kong and Spain where they created 18

September 23, 2017 2:56 AM Police arrest 34 peace corps officials in Lagos

No fewer than 34 officials of the Nigeria Peace Corps were arrested on Friday by the Lagos State Police Command. Saturday PUNCH learnt that they apprehended in the Ikorodu area of the state while they wanted to commence a meeting. Our correspondent gathered that the men were taken to the command’s headquarters in Ikeja. The Lagos State Police Public 16

September 21, 2017 4:33 PM Customs uncovers Nigerian arms syndicate in Turkey

Disclosing this in Lagos, Comptroller-General of the Service, Col. Hammed Ali, and (Rtd) said that the importer of the arms has been identified as Great James Oil and Gas Limited. Ali also said that all Customs Area Comptrollers have been put on red alert at all entry points into the country which includes the airports, seaport and border posts. He said that the agency 19

September 21, 2017 2:04 PM JAMB boss speaks on UTME scores, cut-off marks, admission

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated that JAMB cut-off marks, post-UTME, O’ level results and other admission criteria determined by institutions can ensure candidates’ admission. Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the JAMB registrar, said this at an intensive Training and Sensitization Forum on Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) 12

September 21, 2017 6:07 AM Five Badoo shrines demolished – Police

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday said the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edgal Imohimi, led a team of policemen to Agbowa, in the Ikorodu area, to demolish five shrines. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, said a suspect, who claimed to be a native doctor, was arrested. Famous-Cole, who explained that the exercise 19

September 20, 2017 12:14 PM FG has a grand ploy to Islamise Nigeria using the Sukuk bond

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has warned the country’s government against Islamising Nigeria through the back door with the floating of the Sukuk Islamic bond. In a statement by the Christian body, the Sukuk bond is nothing but an avenue to Islamise the country and sell it to the Arab nations. The statement, signed by CAN’s general secretary 12