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Blossom Chukwujekwu: Xenophobia Has Put South Africa In A Bad State

Blossom Chukwujekwu: Xenophobia Has Put South Africa In A Bad State

Blossom Chukwujekwu recently shares memories of his trip to Cape Town with Punch Reporter Joy Marcus. See excerpts: What is your most memorable travelling experience? That would be Cape Town, South Africa. I had an awesome experience in the country. When and why did you travel to Cape Town? I travelled

Dozens Feared Killed As Gunmen Attack Plateau Communities

Dozens Feared Killed As Gunmen Attack Plateau Communities

By Lami Sadiq Jos — Some communities in Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau state on Saturday night came under multiple attacks by unknown gunmen leading to death of dozens, according to local sources. However, the Plateau State Police Command said on Sunday that it could only confirm 11 casualties and

Police Confirm 86 Persons Killed in Plateau Attacks

Police Confirm 86 Persons Killed in Plateau Attacks

The Police Command in Plateau has confirmed the killing of 86 people in attacks on Razat, Ruku, Nyarr, Kura and Gana-Ropp villages of Gashish District in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area. The command had earlier said that only 11 persons were killed. ASP Terna Tyopev, the command's Public Relations Officer (PPRO) confirmed

Aviation Authority Stands By Disputed Revenue Figures

Aviation Authority Stands By Disputed Revenue Figures

By Judd LeonardThe Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said its recently released figures of revenue generated from aviation charges are verifiable. In a statement on Sunday in Lagos, NCAA General Manager of Public Relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye, said that NCAA's system and processes of generating and gathering data were in

Ruling Party Gets New Leaders

Ruling Party Gets New Leaders

Photo: Premium TimesAPC National Convention at the Eagles Square, Abuja. By Lois Ugbede Nigeria's ruling party, APC, has a new set of leaders. Some of the new National Working Committee (NWC) members are returning to office while many are occupying their seats for the first time; after their election. The chairman of the APC

Death Toll in Plateau Attack Rises to 86

Death Toll in Plateau Attack Rises to 86

By Andrew Ajijah The police in Plateau State have confirmed 86 people dead in the violence that erupted on Saturday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area. The violence, allegedly by armed herdsmen, almost led to reprisal attacks by in Jos, the state capital, on Sunday; leading the government to declare a curfew.

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