IBBs ‘BROWN ENVELOPE’ PUNCH FIRES EDITORAL BOARD CHAIRMAN, Adebolu Arowolo

The Punch, which used to advice its readers to “Pack A Punch,” has sacked the Chairman of its Editorial Board, Mr. Adebolu Arowolo. The uppercut to the career of the editor follows the national uproar over the unprofessional midnight visit last week of some 50 journalists to Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), one of Africa’s most brutal […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP)

AN OPEN LETTER ON HOW GOVERNOR IKEDI OHAKIM ABUSES GOVERNANCE IN IMO STATE AND HIS ANTI-PARTY ACTIVITIES. As a bonafide member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) since September 1998, I find it absolutely necessary to write you about the violation of my human rights and abuse of Office going on in Imo State and […]

2011: INEC RELEASES TIMETABLE THIS WEEK.

Barring any last-minute change of mind, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may release the timetable for next year’s elections tomorrow. All the political parties have up till the end of October to submit lists of their candidates for the elections, it was learnt at the weekend. The timetable is to replace the tentative one […]

ABUJA AND THE ELUSIVE BATTLE AGAINST CALL GIRLS

Two months ago, Bala Mohammed, minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), gave all commercial sex workers in Abuja two days to quit or leave the city. The territory’s Social Development Secretariat which was mandated to implement the order, has since carried out three raids, but prostitution remains big business in Abuja. The FCT administration […]

N87.7BILLION: SENATORS, CONTRACTORS BESIEGE INEC FOR CONTRACTS

Less than 24 hours after government released the N87.7 billion supplementary appropriation to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) meant for the conduct of the voters’ registration, contractors, among them senators and House of Representatives members have besieged the Commission for jobs. Daily Sun gathered authoritatively that the lawmakers and other firms, both local and […]

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