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Metuh requests to call Jonathan as witness, Dasuki kicks – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday that he would subpoena as his defence witness former President Goodluck Jonathan. His lawyer, Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu (SAN), told Justice Okon Abang that he had …

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Man City become first EPL club to reach a million YouTube subscribers – Punch Newspapers

Manchester City are not just setting the pace in the Premier League title race but also on Monday beat their rivals to become the first EPL club to reach a million YouTube subscribers. The club — who lead city rivals Manchester United by five points after last weekend’s matches– celebrated …

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Minister confirms Maina’s re-instatement – Punch Newspapers

The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, has confirmed the resumption of duty by former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, as an Acting Director in his ministry. The confirmation came in a statement issued by the Press Secretary to the minister, Mr …

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Pandemonium as police gun down man fleeing with marijuana – Punch Newspapers

Tony Okafor, Awka THE Anambra State Police Command says it has gunned down a man fleeing with 15 bags of a substance suspected to be Indian hemp. Southern City News gathered that the incident, which occurred at Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, caused pandemonium, during which …

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Bank heads to meet, Nigerians in diaspora kick – Punch Newspapers

Oyetunji Abioye, Ozioma Ubabukoh and Oladimeji Ramon Company secretaries and legal teams of 19 Deposit Money Banks in the country will on Tuesday hold an emergency meeting to fashion out modalities to comply with a court order directing commercial banks to freeze bank accounts without the Bank Verification Number and …

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Nnamdi Kanu is in Abaribe’s custody, FG tells court – Punch Newspapers

Ade Adesomoju and Tony Okafor, Awka The Federal Government has replied to Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe’s application seeking to withdraw as one of the sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, describing the application as belated. The government, in its counter-affidavit and written address filed …

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Policeman breaks electricity worker’s leg for disconnecting ex-IG’s house – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin A worker with the Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Dele Ogundele, has been hospitalised after he was allegedly brutalised by a police sergeant attached to a house reportedly owned by a former Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar. PUNCH Metro learnt that the mobile policeman, Attah Aninoko, on Thursday dragged …

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Arrest ex-pension boss now, Sagay, Falana tell Buhari – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Eniola Akinkuotu, Adelani Adepegba and Ade Adesomoju, Olaleye Aluko The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), and prominent lawyer, Femi Falana have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to arrest immediately the wanted ex-chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, …

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