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Gunmen invade Oyo State Secretariat

13 April 2024 at 14:41

Gunmen suspected to be members of a group calling itself O’odua Nation agitators early Saturday in Ibadan invaded the Oyo State Secretariat at Agodi.

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Edo poll: Iseghohi wins Action Alliance's governor ticket

13 April 2024 at 14:36

A former gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Labour Party (LP), Prince Tom Iseghohi, has clinched the ticket of the Action Alliance (AA) in the Edo governorship primary election. With his entry, the intriguing Edo State governorship battle is now a four-horse race that would be keenly contested by experienced candidates. Iseghohi, an erstwhile […]

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LAWMA Academy trains interns on waste management

13 April 2024 at 14:12

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has welcomed April batch of interns for its one month waste management internship at its academy.

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Former Olympian Henry Amike backs 400m hurdler Ezekiel Nathaniel to run under 48-seconds

13 April 2024 at 13:45

Former Nigeria track and field international, Olympian Henry Amike, believes Ezekiel Nathaniel has proved he has the talent to make history as the first Nigerian man to run inside 48 seconds in the 400m hurdles. Nathaniel on Friday evening ran a new 48.29 lifetime best at the 2024 Tom Jones Memorial Invitational on the Percy […]

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Edo 2024: PDP’s legacy group demands fair treatment from Gov. Obaseki

13 April 2024 at 13:41

Leaders and stakeholders of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo South Senatorial District, known as PDP Legacy group, on Friday demanded fair treatment from Gov. Godwin Obaseki before it will take a position on the upcoming governorship election in the state.

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'Face justice': New Yorkers ready for Trump criminal trial

13 April 2024 at 13:15

Donald Trump made his name and fortune in New York, but supporters of the former president are thin on the ground in the city that never sleeps ahead of his historic trial that opens Monday.

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US troops head to region as fears grow of Gaza war's spread

13 April 2024 at 12:45

Troop reinforcements from Israel's ally the United States headed to the region on Saturday, with fears of wider war growing more than six months into Israel's battle against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.

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UTME: Police, JAMB warn candidates against patronising fake websites

13 April 2024 at 12:15

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the police have warned candidates preparing for the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) against patronising fake websites.

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Paris police winning crime fight at Eiffel Tower

13 April 2024 at 11:56

The head of the Paris police department said that crime had fallen significantly around the Eiffel Tower and other tourist hotspots ahead of the Olympics later this year.

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My daughter’s killer once threatened to deal with her – slain video vixen’s mom

13 April 2024 at 14:29

Cordellia Okonye, the mother of the slain video vixen, Augusta Osedion, disclosed that her daughter’s killer had previously threatened her. In an interview with The PUNCH, Okonye recounted how her daughter’s boyfriend, Benjamin, had warned her about dealing with Augusta but claimed he had no intention of harming her.


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CNG initiative: FG targets 25,000 jobs, $2.5bn investment in three years

13 April 2024 at 13:40

The Programme Director and Chief Executive of the Presidential Compressed Natural Gas Initiatives, Michael Oluwagbemi, has announced the Federal Government’s plan to target over 25,000 jobs and $2.5bn worth of investment by 2027. Oluwagbemi made this known during the Presidential CNG stakeholders’ engagement workshop held at BOVAS Auto-Gas filing stations, Ajibode Bus-Stop in Ibadan, Oyo


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Junior Pope: β€˜I blame myself for shooting in Asaba’, Adanma Luke laments

13 April 2024 at 13:08

Nollywood actress, Adanma Luke, who was the producer of the movie titled β€œThe Other Side of Life,” in which Junior Pope was starring before his death, has broken her silence on the incident. Junior Pope and four other crew members died when their boat capsized while returning from a movie location on the River Niger.


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IG to unveil new Ogun police headquartersΒ 

13 April 2024 at 13:01

The Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, will from Tuesday embark on a three-day working visit to Ogun State. During the visit, the IG will unveil the newly built Ogun State Police Command Headquarters, the Technical Intelligence Unit as well as the Complaint Commission Unit, all within the premises of the state police command at


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UTME: JAMB, police warn candidates against fake websites

13 April 2024 at 12:47

The Nigeria Police Force and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board have warned against the activities of those using fake websites to scam candidates applying for the forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The examination will be held across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory. This was as the Nigeria Police


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FG sets up committee to oversee cancer health fund

13 April 2024 at 12:45

The Federal Government has set up a committee to implement the Cancer Health Fund. The Director-General of the National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment, Dr Usman Aliyu, disclosed this at an interactive session organised by NICRAT, in collaboration with the International Society of Media on Public Health on Saturday in Abuja. The CHF is


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Suspected Yoruba Nation agitators invade Oyo gov’s officeΒ 

13 April 2024 at 12:00

Some suspected Yoruba Nation agitators, on Saturday, invaded the Oyo State Government Secretariat, Agodi in Ibadan, the state capital. Eyewitnesses told PUNCH Online that the masked men were stationed at different locations within the area. This situation, according to investigation, sent panic to the residents and road users along the routes. Businesses and residents around


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Junior Pope: Actors Guild sets up safety committee for members

13 April 2024 at 11:58

The President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, has set up a committee to enhance the safety and welfare of members. This development follows the boat accident, which claimed the lives of five film practitioners, including popular actor, Junior Pope, on Wednesday. The Guild disclosed this in a statement signed by its Director of Communications,


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Chess master, Onakoya targets 58-hour Guinness World Record marathon

13 April 2024 at 11:53

A Nigerian chess master, Tunde Onakoya, has announced his plan to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, β€œfor the dreams of millions of children across Africa without access to education.” Onakoya disclosed this in a post on his X handle on Friday, revealing that he will attempt to play chess for


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Children abandon sick 81-year-old father in Ogun hospital

13 April 2024 at 11:29

The management of Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilisan Remo, has launched a search party for the children of one of its patients, 81-year-old Mr Maurice Okpenyong, who has been abandoned at its medical facility. This was according to a statement issued by the Director of Communication of the university, Dr Joshua Suleiman, and made available


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Five killed in Australian shopping centre attack- Police

13 April 2024 at 08:56

Five people were killed and several others injured, including a small child, when a knife-wielding attacker rampaged through a busy Sydney shopping centre on Saturday. Australian police made this known on Saturday. Multiple people were stabbed by the unidentified assailant, who was shot dead by a policewoman at the scene. The incident occurred at the


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Osun Amotekun arrests security guard for stealing air conditioners

13 April 2024 at 08:47

The Osun Amotekun Corps on Friday said it arrested a 25-year-old man who works as a private security guard for allegedly stealing nine air conditioners in Osogbo. According to a statement by the corps Commander, Brig-Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi (retd.), the suspect, Micheal Eze, from Ebonyi State, was arrested after allegedly selling the stolen air conditioners


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Naira gains 7.2% against dollar at official market

13 April 2024 at 08:25

Naira on Friday experienced huge appreciation at the official market, trading at N1,142.38 to the dollar. Data from the official trading platform of the FMDQ Exchange, a platform that oversees the Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market, revealed that the Naira gained N88.23. This represents a 7.16 per cent gain when compared to the previous trading


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Lassa fever: NCDC records one death, 15 new cases in one week

13 April 2024 at 08:22

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has reported one death and confirmed 15 new cases of Lassa fever within one week across the country. The NCDC said this in a situation report for Week 13 published on its website on Friday. Lassa fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic illness transmitted to humans through


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Road crash claimed 83 lives, injured 102 in three months – Report

13 April 2024 at 08:17

No fewer than 83 people have been killed in road accidents in the last three months in some parts of the nation. According to findings by Saturday PUNCH, the accidents which occurred between January and March 2024, also left 102 people with various degrees of injuries. It was gathered that most of the road crashes


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Woman killed as container falls on car in Lagos

13 April 2024 at 08:16

A yet-to-be-identified woman in a Nissan car was, on Friday, killed when a fully loaded 40-foot Mack articulated truck fell on the car at the Alapere, Ogudu axis in Lagos. However, the driver of the car with the number ABJ 692 BG survived unhurt with support from the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority officials at


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APC group, Aiyedatiwa camp disagree over alleged fake membership register

13 April 2024 at 08:04

Barely one week to the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, a group within the party has accused the state governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, of producing fake party membership registers and cards in a bid to win the primary. The group, Ondo Vanguards for Good Governance, in a statement on Saturday


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Gunmen attack Ortom’s ex-aide, abduct wife, housemaid

13 April 2024 at 08:00

Gunmen have abducted the wife, Mrs Abigail Orbunde and housemaid, Patience Ogute, of Terwase Orbunde, a former Chief of Staff to the immediate past governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom. Orbunde, alongside his wife and the housemaid, was said to have gone to inspect his farm located close to the Genocide Cemetery along Mobile Barracks-Welfare


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How I collected dollars in cash for Emefiele, dispatch rider tells court

13 April 2024 at 07:15

Explains how he picked up $1m, $850,000, $750,000, $400,000 for ex-CBN gov …says Emefiele never rewarded him, case adjourned to April 29 A dispatch rider, Monday Osazuwa, on Friday, narrated to the Special Offences Court in Lagos how the embattled former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, instructed him on different occasions to collect


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