Ritualists cut off 50-year-old palm oil seller’s breasts in Ondo

A 50-year-old palm oil seller, identified as lya Dunsi, was reportedly murdered by ritualists, who removed her two breasts in Arigidi-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State. This came as another middle-aged woman, identified as Toyin, was found dead in her room with two calabashes said to contain concoction in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Late lya...

NNPC assures of petrol availability during Easter

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, restated its commitment to the sustenance of the present seamless supply and distribution of petroleum products across the country. Group Managing Director of the corporation, Mr Maikanti Baru, spoke during the NNPC Special Day at the 30th Enugu International Trade Fair. Baru assured that the present zero queues in the country would be sustained, especially...

NYSC Redeploys 261 Corps Members On Health Issues

Mr Emmanuel Attah, the Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Osun says a total of 261 corps members from Batch A, deployed to the state, have been redeployed based on ill heath or being pregnant. Attah made this known on Monday when the NYSC Director-General, Maj.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure visited the Osun NYSC permanent orientation camp in Ede,...

Bloody, faulty, inconclusive polls: Why over 1.2m votes were voided

Since February 16, 2019, Nigerians, almost on a weekly basis, have been saddled with one election or the other across the country with the attendant socio-economic costs. By the time the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, concludes the governorship and other supplementary polls in Rivers State on April 15, it will be exactly two months of conducting the 2019 general...

Women Should Not Wear Panties To Bed At Night – Microbiologist

A clinical microbiologist, Tony Mbume, has advised females to avoid wearing panties to bed at night in order to keep the vagina area dry throughout the night. Mbume gave this advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, on Sunday. Mbume, who works with CIAGIN medical laboratory, Oke-Afa, Isolo, also urged women to...

Many feared dead as armed bandits attack villagers attending wedding in Birnin Gwari

There was confusion on Saturday evening when armed bandits attacked Kakangi village, south-west of Birnin-Gwari of Kaduna state while residents were attending mass wedding in the area. The bandits stormed Kakangi around 5.00 pm on motorcycles, shooting sporadically and attacked a police station before going on a house-to-house attack and torching houses. Many were feared dead and the six critically injured...

Aisha Buhari Eulogises Dora Akunyili

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Friday, eulogised former Director- General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, late Prof. Dora Akunyili. She described Akunyili as a very dedicated, hardworking and transparent in her service years while speaking at the 25th anniversary of NAFDAC in Abuja. The wife of the president said her family became interested in...

Accord Party Rejects Rivers Guber Results

The Accord Party in Rivers State has said it will not accept the results of the March 9, 2019 governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party described the results of the governorship election, which saw the reelection of Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, as the product of militarised election processes, armed thuggery, compromised election umpire...

Atiku’s Petition: INEC, APC Face Thursday Deadline To Respond

The Independent National Electoral Commission and the All Progressives Congress have till Thursday to file their responses to the election petition jointly filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the outcome of the February 23 presidential election, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. Due to the fact that the petition was served on him late,...

I Am One Of The Unhappiest Leaders In The World – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the spike in activities of bandits and kidnappers across the country has made him one of the unhappiest leaders in the world. Several states, including Zamfara and Kaduna, have come under repeated attacks by suspected hoodlums. The attacks have left many dead with many properties destroyed. On Saturday, some protesters marched to the presidential villa in Abuja over...