In a sharp departure from political permutations, the Governor of Osun State, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola defeated a former secretary to the state government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, at the ward of the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, in Saturday’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress. But the Rasaq Salinsile-led factionContinue Reading

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has paid a glowing tribute to his close associate and trusted ally, Prof. Tunde Samuel, who died on Wednesday in Lagos after a brief illness. In a condolence message on Saturday, Tinubu described Samuel as a reputable and renownedContinue Reading

NATO is relocating staff from Ukraine’s capital Kyiv to Lviv, in the west of the country, and to the Belgian capital Brussels for their safety, an alliance official said Saturday. “The safety of our personnel is paramount, so staff have been relocated to Lviv and Brussels. The NATO offices inContinue Reading

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) has summoned suppliers of the adulterated Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) that has caused a crisis in the nation’s fuel supply chain, Weekend PUNCH has gathered. The suppliers, MRS, Emadeb/Hyde/AY Maikifi/Brittania-U Consortium, Oando and Duke Oil, are to answer queries from theContinue Reading

The European Union is seeing stepped-up “manipulation” of information to support what looks like fabricated pretexts for military escalation in Ukraine, its foreign policy chief Josep Borrell warned on Saturday. “The EU is extremely concerned that staged events… could be used as a pretext for possible military escalation,” Borrell saidContinue Reading

A member representing Surulere Constituency I in the Lagos House of Assembly, Desmond Elliott, has partnered the Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital to carry out free surgical operations for 100 patients in his constituency. The lawmaker restated his promise to attend to the health needs ofContinue Reading

THE police in Ekiti State have arrested five suspected cult members and drug dealers in Ikere Ekiti, the headquarters of Ikere Local Government area of Ekiti State. The police Commissioner, Ekiti State Command, Tunde Mobayo, said that the arrest followed credible tip- off that a group of suspected cultists wereContinue Reading

THE Federal Government has reiterated its position that many Non-Governmental Organisations operating in Nigeria are working against Nigeria’s interests. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, re-emphasised this on Saturday when he featured on ‘Radio Link’, a phone-in programme of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria. In the programmeContinue Reading