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Chinese, Indian Companies Take Over Nigeria’s Herbal Medicine Industry

Before the introduction of orthodox medicine, over 80% of Nigerians relied mainly on local herbal medicines, according to World Health Organisation statistics. Now gaining acceptance ... Full story

Pomp, Fanfare As Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo Goes home

Shakespeare, in his classic, Julius Ceaser, couldn’t have been more correct when he said, ‘When beggars die, there are no comets seen. The heavens themselves ... Full story

Police Budget Can Barely Buy Stationery - IG, Mr. Solomon Arase

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, said on Thursday that declining budgetary allocations lately had boxed the Nigeria Police into a corner where its ... Full story

Tortured Journalist Lectures 100 Nigerian Policemen And Officers On Human Rights

Femi Owolabi, the journalist who was allegedly tortured by some policemen attached to the Anti-Robbery Section of the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba, Lagos, ... Full story

Drunken Trader, Mattew Ugo-Oti Assaults Couple, Breaks Wife’s Hand

The police in Lagos have arrested a 31-year-old trader, Mattew Ugo-Oti, who deals in iron rods, for allegedly assaulting a neighbour, John Ofini and his ... Full story

EXCLUSIVE: Use Your Foundation To Show Penitence For Your Past Actions, Olusegun Obasanjo Tells GEJ

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan urging him to use the new Foundation he is establishing to engage in soul-searching and ... Full story

Stay Away From Bayelsa Politics, Ex-Militant Warns General Tompolo

A former Niger Delta militant leader in Bayelsa State, Mr. Africanus Ukparasia, a.k.a ‘General’ Africa, has warned Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as ‘General’ Tompolo, to ... Full story

Nigeria Faces Separatist Pressure Over Oil Wealth Sharing

When Boko Haram captured territory in Nigeria's northeast last year and declared a caliphate, there were real fears for the sovereignty of Africa's most populous ... Full story

Code Of Conduct Tribunal Trial: Federal Government Asks Supreme Court To Dismiss Saraki’s Appeal

The Federal Government has urged the Supreme Court to dismiss the appeal filed by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, challenging the majority judgment of ... Full story

Unbelievable: 3 Policemen Arrested For Collecting Dead Officers Insurance Claims

An Assistant Superintendent of Police, a female inspector and a corporal are currently being detained by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly collecting the ... Full story

EXPOSED: NSCDC Boss Accused Of Diverting 'Subordinates' Allowance

An official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos State Command, Thomas Ayorinde, has been detained by a senior official of the corps, ... Full story

Court Remands Musician In Prison For Raping Minor

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Monday remanded a 27-year-old musician, Friday Freedom, in prison for allegedly raping a 15- year-old girl. The News ... Full story

N2.8b Vanished Under Buhari's Watch When He Was Also Petroleum Minister - Diezani Alison-Madueke

The former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has said that she is not surprised by the allegations against her, as even the saintly President Buhari was ... Full story

Bank Fraud: Lagos Police Manhunt Microfinance Employees For Defrauding 200 Market Women

THE police in Lagos State are on the trail of the employees of a microfinance bank in the Oyingbo area of the state who allegedly ... Full story

Suicide bomber kills at least 7 people in a transit camp in Maiduguri

The attack was allegedly carried out by a woman, who was among those evacuated to Borno State capital from the Dikwa Local Council. The evacuees were ... Full story

Water Crisis: Lagos Residents Cry As Water Turns Gold

Kelechi Nwuzor panted heavily as he approached the medicine store. Collapsing into a small wooden bench in front of the shop, it was obvious the ... Full story

I Prayed Very Hard Against Marrying My Late Husband - Veteran Gospel Singer, Evangelist Bola Are (Full Interview)

Veteran gospel singer, Evangelist Bola Are, 61, shares her life experiences in this interview with ADEOLA BALOGUN and OLUFEMI ATOYEBI In the real sense, is there ... Full story

When Politicians Fight, It’s For Their Pockets - Chief Olisa Agbakoba (INTERVIEW)

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chief Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), in this interview with GBENRO ADEOYE, speaks on Kogi and Bayelsa states’ governorship ... Full story

5 Things To Know About Detained Biafran Leader Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, the director of UK-based radio station Radio Biafra, was arrested while in Nigeria's capital city Lagos earlier in October. Kanu, who lives in ... Full story

We Can No Longer Pay N18,000 Minimum Wage - Nigeria Governors Forum

State governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum have said that they can no longer pay the N18,000 minimum wage. According to them, the ... Full story

Lagos State Police: Female Sergeant Sacked For Selling Baby

The Lagos State Police command says a female sergeant, Obotie Adesuwa, who allegedly sold a week-old baby boy brought to her police station, has been ... Full story

UPDATES: 105 Nigerian Soldiers Missing After Fierce Gun Battle With Boko Haram At Gudunbali

At least 105 soldiers of the 157 Battalion, including their commanding officer, are feared missing after they came under intense attack from Boko Haram insurgents ... Full story

Bukola Saraki’s Case: Chief Justice of Nigeria To Set Up Fresh Supreme Court Panel

THE Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, is set to set up a fresh panel that will hear the appeal filed by Senate President ... Full story

Yusuf Lawal: I Started Robbing When I Was 7

A 20-year-old robbery suspect, Yusuf Lawal, who was recently arrested by the Lagos State Police Command, says he started robbing at the age of seven. PUNCH ... Full story

One Jihadi Is Shot Dead And A Woman Suicide Bomber Blows Herself Up At Paris Apartment Where Mastermind Of Terror Attacks Is Surrounded By 100 Officers

A female terrorist wearing a suicide vest has blown herself up and another jihadi is dead as more than 100 police and soldiers were today ... Full story

We’re Ready To Crush Pro-Biafra Rebel - Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army, on Monday, warned pro-Biafra agitators that it was ready to suppress insurrection by any group across the country. The army made it clear ... Full story

Lagos Residents Protest Blockade Of Access Road

Residents of Odo-Ogbe/Oke-Eleyele community in Iwaya, Yaba area of Lagos say only the government can save them from the imminent dangers posed by the closure ... Full story

Driver, 27, Steals Company Vhicle Over N25,000 Salary Deduction

A 27-year-old company driver, Godwin Eneche, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing a Hilux van which belongs to the ... Full story

Paris Attack: France Retaliates, Drops 20 Bombs On Islamic State Jihadi Training Camp (Video)

France retaliated to the Paris terror attack by launching deadly airstrikes on an Islamic State jihadi training camp in Syria tonight.   Yesterday president Francois Hollande vowed ...

France identifies first attacker as Omar Ismail Mostefai

France police have identified the first of seven gunmen who killed at least 129 people in a wave of carnage claimed by the Islamic State ...

Nigerian ministers to earn N485m yearly

Each of the 37 ministers sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday will receive current remuneration packages approved by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and ...

Hooliganism: Dark Side Of Nigeria’s Football League

Overshadowed by poor turnout largely fuelled by crowd violence, local league venues across the country are fast becoming terror grounds, putting the development of the ... Full story

Nigerian Journalists Win Continental Awards

Two PUNCH journalists won laurels in the first edition of the continental Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards held in Johannesburg, South Africa on Thursday. Head, News ... Full story

Femi Owolabi: I Won’t Accept Multi-Million Naira Compensation

Journalist, Femi Owolabi, whose torture by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Department of Criminal Investigation, Panti, Lagos, has led to the arrest ... Full story

President Buhari Denied Us ‘JUICY’ Ministries - Igbo groups

Opinion leaders and socio-political associations in the South- East believe that Igbo were deliberately denied ‘juicy’ ministries by President Muhammadu Buhari. Leaders of the foremost Igbo ... Full story

Start Packing Your Belongings And Get Ready To Quit Government House, Timipre Sylva Tells Seriake Dickson

Barely 23 days to the governorship election in Bayelsa State, the candidate for the All Progressives Congress, Chief Timipre Sylva, has asked Governor Seriake Dickson ... Full story

Nigerian Gay Activist, Bisi Alimi Deletes His Instagram Account Because Of Nigerians (Images)

Bisi Alimi has vacated Instagram following intense pressure from some social media users in Nigeria who constantly attack him for his homosexual stand as well ... Full story

Nigerian Man Arrested For Shooting A Female American Judge (Photos)

The person of interest arrested in connection with the shooting of a Texas state judge has been identified as a defendant who she was prosecuting. Chimene ... Full story

7 Things You Need To Know About New EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu

  Here are 7 things you should know about New EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu He was head the of  EFCC’s Economic Governance Unit (EGU) during  Nuhu Ribadu ... Full story

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