Tue. Feb 7th, 2023

Year: 2022

Some stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress have raised an alarm that any further postponement of the party’s convention would impact the party negatively. In a separate press statements at the weekend, the APC Convention Mandate Group and APC Young Legislators Forum asked that all party members should support the zoning formula already put in…


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The Chinese rights holders of the English Premier League are not airing its football matches this weekend, schedules show, with the games expected to show solidarity with Ukraine after Russia’s invasion. Beijing has been treading a cautious diplomatic line on the conflict, refusing to condemn the acts of its close partner Moscow. Chinese President Xi…


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The President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 85th birthday. In his goodwill message on Saturday, Adesina described as “exemplary”, Obasanjo’s nationalist contributions to Nigeria, Africa, and the global community. “On behalf of myself, my wife, Grace, and the entire family of the African Development…


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Nigerian award-winning singer, Davido Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, on Saturday welcomed his daughters to London ahead of his March 5 concert at the 02 Arena. The singer, who arrived in London last week, took to his Instagram story to announce the arrival of his daughters, Imade and Hailey. Expressing his excitement on their arrival,…


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Australian Open doubles champion Thanasi Kokkinakis won a decisive singles rubber to power 28-time winners Australia through to the next stage of the Davis Cup Saturday, with South Korea toppling Austria to also make the grade. Lleyton Hewitt’s Australians went into day two tied 1-1 with Hungary and were fighting an uphill battle after Fabian…


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Dr. Olabode Ojoniyi of the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Osun State University, Ikire Campus, has blamed female students for the menace of sex for marks in Nigerian higher institutions.   The PUNCH had on November 7, 2017, reported that the UNIOSUN Governing Council terminated Ojoniyi’s appointment after he was caught on video having an amorous…


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Dr. Olabode Ojoniyi of the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Osun State University, Ikire Campus, has blamed female students for the menace of sex for marks in Nigerian higher institutions.   The PUNCH had on November 7, 2017, reported that the UNIOSUN Governing Council terminated Ojoniyi’s appointment after he was caught on video having an amorous…


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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Saturday, felicitated with Dr. Yunus Abiodun Akintunde, the first Nigerian to bag a doctorate degree in Energy and Environment, on the auspicious occasion of his diamond jubilee, March 6, 2022. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina,…


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Russia announced a ceasefire Saturday to allow residents of two Ukrainian cities that were surrounded by Russian forces, including the strategic port city of Mariupol, to evacuate. Russian forces have been operating in Ukraine since February 24. As of Friday night, no fewer than 775 Nigerians had been flown back to the country. The first…


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