World Cup: Putin bans protests, alcohol, barbecue

President Putin: imposes draconian measures to make Russia safe during FIFA World Cup Keen to prevent a repeat of ugly scenes from previous tournaments, authorities in Russia have imposed draconian measures during the World Cup, cracking down on everything from public protests and alcohol to kebabs. Here are some of the new restrictions that affect […]

Landlady burgles tenant’s apartment

Court By Deborah Akpede A 58-year-old landlady, Mariam Abdullahi, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly burgling her tenant’s apartment to steal valuables and cash totaling N139,000 . The accused is facing a two-count charge of burglary and stealing before Magistrate F.F. George. Abdullahi, who resides at Iyana-Iyesi, Ogun, however, pleaded […]

Bribed Kenyan referee Marwa out of World Cup

Kenyan Referee Aden Marwa Kenyan referee Aden Marwa will not take part in the World Cup in Russia from June 14 to July 15 after he was filmed taking a bribe in a past competition in Ghana. The secret video showing Marwa taking bribe in 2017 in a hotel lobby was released by the BBC […]

How 740 pupils share 2 toilets in Nasarawa school

Umaru Tanko Al-Makura By Tosin Kolade The health of pupils of LEA Primary School in Nyanya-Gwandara, Nasarawa State is in danger as more than 740 of them share only two toilets. Mr Akwe Omadefu, the Headmaster of the school made the revelation in Nyanya-Gwandara when a team of officials of the Network of Water and […]

Buhari shows uncommon courage on June 12, says Mohammed

Lai Mohammed: speaks on June 12 after condolence visit to Punch newspapers in Ogun state By Bolaji Buhari The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari demonstrated uncommon courage by declaring June 12 as Democracy Day. The minister said this while speaking with newsmen after a condolence visit […]

Buhari approves financial autonomy for state judiciary, assembly

President Buhari: backs financial autonomy for state legislature, judiciary By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Constitution Fourth Alteration Bill, which grants financial autonomy to the State Houses of Assembly and the Judiciary. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, confirmed this development to […]

Offa robbery: group urges police not to politicise case

Offa robbery: group urges police not to politicise case By Angela Atabo A youth group, the Concern Kwara Youth Movement has called on the Nigeria Police Force not to politicise the April 5, Offa robbery case. A statement signed by the coordinator of the group Mr Salahudeen Lukman and made available to the News Agency of […]

Hotunan yadda Buhari ya yi buda-baki da matasa

Shugaban Najeriya Muhammadu Buhari ya yi buda-baki da wadansu matasa da suka kunshi mawaka da masu shirya fina-finai a kasar. FACEBOOK/ NIGERIA PRESIDENCY Shugaba Buhari ya yi taron shan ruwan ne a fadarsa da ke Abuja FACEBOOK/NIGERIA PRESIDENCY Cikin wadanda shugaban ya yi buda-bakin da su har da shahararren mawakin Hausan nan Yakubu Mohammed FACEBOOK/ […]

Daliban Shari’a sun yi jarabawa a kan Ramos da Salah

Hakkin mallakar hotoAFP Image captionSalah ya ji rauni a gurmurzunsa da Sergio Ramos Gumurzun da ya tursasa wa Mohamed Salah ficewa fili yana kuka a minti 30 a wasan karshe na gasar Zakarun Turai ya fito a jarabawar nazarin ilimin shari’a, kamar yadda aka ruwaito. Hoton takardar jarabawar ta dalibai ‘yan shekarar farko a jami’ar Damascus, […]

Buhari na hada shaidun boge domin kama ni – Obasanjo

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionA baya shugabannin biyu na dasawa da juna amma yanzu sun babe Tsohon Shugaban Najeriya Olusegun Obasanjo ya yi zargin cewa Shugaba Muhammadu Buhari na tattara shaidun boge domin ya daure shi saboda sukar da yake masa. “Wadansu majiyoyi na tsaro sun tabbatar min da cewa gwamnati na shirin amfani da […]