Electricity workers battle TCN, to stop operations Wednesday

The nation’s electricity supply crisis could worsen from tomorrow, Wednesday, as the organised labour has directed workers in the power sector to shutdown and commence an indefinite strike over pending issues with the Transmission Company of Nigeria. The aggrieved workers under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees, were at the Abuja national […]

ASUU-FG meeting ends in deadlock

The meeting between the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the negotiation team of the Federal Government ended in a deadlock, The PUNCH can confirm. The ASUU president, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, had on Monday confirmed to Channels Television that the union would meet the Federal Government’s team. Osodeke had assured Nigerians that the union would […]

2023: INEC redeploys RECs, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission has redeployed two Resident Electoral Commissioners and eight directorate-level staff across the country. In a statement on Tuesday night, the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said the two RECs; Dr. Cyril Omorogbe has been redeployed from Cross River State to Akwa Ibom State; while […]

2023 elections is threatened by insecurity – Former Chief of Army Staff and Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau

Former Chief of Army Staff and Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau has raised an alarm of insecurity being a threat to the 2023 general election.  Delivering a paper titled, ‘2023 Politics: National Security and Nigeria’s Stability’, at the Blueprint Newspapers Annual Public Lecture in Abuja on Tuesday August 15, Dambazau said terrorist would continue to […]

Update: Man City star Benjamin Mendy tried to rape young woman after she got out of the shower at his ‘isolated’ mansion, court hears

Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy tried to rape a woman after she got out of a shower at his mansion, a court was told today.Brief details of the alleged attack were mentioned before proceedings were halted due to a faulty speaker. Footballer Mendy, 28, was accused of being a ‘predator’ who showed ‘callous indifference’ yesterday.He denies […]