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•Club to play Rivers in Akure Idris Adesina The League Management Company has waded into the crisis involving the players of Sunshine Stars and the club’s management. The players embarked on a protest
Obisanya Folakemi, 27, graduated from the Department of Food Science and Technology, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State with a distinction in the 2013/2014 academic session. In this interview wit
Habit, they say, is difficult to drop. Since marriage is a union of two people from different backgrounds, it is expected that they would have different habits. SATURDAY PUNCH asked some people which
President Muhammadu Buhari’s continued stay in London, in the United Kingdom, for medical vacation has seemingly turned the city to a new ‘Holy Land’ for APC chieftains, GBENRO ADEOYE writes Jerusalem
A season of presidential telephone calls with Olalekan Adetayo asorocklens@gmail.com Two valedictory/tribute sessions have so far been held by the Federal Executive Council under the current dispensat
…shedding light on controversies and controversial personalities A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, in this interview with GBENRO ADEOYE and TUNDE AJAJA talks about what could ha
Tunde Ajaja A 33-year-old welder, Ibe Divine, has been arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for attempting to smuggle 2.485kg of cannabis to Qatar. Ibe, who is married wit
–Cries four-year-old girl who lost leg to wrong diagnosis Tunde Ajaja Looking very beautiful and unassuming, four-year-old Adamu Rukayya cuts the image of a vibrant, young girl. And as expected of chi
Popular travel writer and tour guide, Pelu Awofeso, said Nigeria had good intentions when it designated some places as national monuments over the years. Awofeso, who runs TravelNextDoor, a tourism  c
Funmi Akingbade, cafi.punch@yahoo.com 08096762941, 08029593116 I received an anxious, nervous, agitated and fretful mail from one of our numerous fans and the content of the mail gave me an insight in
Umar Muhammed, Lafia Unidentified gunmen kidnapped and later killed  a renowned traditional herbalist, Dr. Nakowa Danist with his security guard in Moro area of Akwanga Local Government of Nasarawa St
Chukwudi Akasike Patience Joseph is a trader in Iwofe, Obia/Akpor LGA of Rivers State and she said she had been sneezing frequently since the alarm was raised about the prevalence of soot in some part
Mobolaji Adenubi retired as an assistant director at the Federal Ministry of Education to become a writer. She tells Ademola Olonilua why she made that decision as she shares her life experiences We l
Tunde Ajaja Usually, when it comes to running away from germs and bacteria-infected surfaces, people are wont to think of toilets as the headquarters of such, thus, they exercise extreme care when goi
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A 43-year-old man, Adebisi Akinrinmola who allegedly killed his rival, Ashimiyu Ademola, during an argument over his lover, Fausat, has said that it was the devil that pushed
Samson Folarin Faith Ayeh, who was allegedly kidnapped by her parents’ maid, Mary, in the Iju Ishaga area of Lagos State, has been found. Saturday PUNCH learnt the victim was found in Abeokuta, Ogun S
Jesusegun Alagbe Steve Edward’s voice shook terribly, laden with anger and frustration as he relived how he escaped being killed by a South African mob last Saturday in Pretoria West. “The men came in
…268 fire vehicles serve 140 million Nigerians •FG’s N27bn budget fails to revive agency Adelani Adepegba, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Chukwudi Akasike, Femi Makinde, Ifeanyi Onuba, Gbenro Adeoye, Kunle Fala
Adelani Adepegba Police operatives have arrested three crew members and detained a marine vessel, Jazzi, found with 800,000 litres of adulterated diesel in Lagos. The suspects included Ogbolu Louis (C
Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu There was outrage in Enugu after a Facebook post showed pupils of a private nursery and primary school, Early Dew Montessori Academy, Enugu, aged between four and seven years,
Tunde Ajaja With the way they stood side by side and were collectively dreading the cameras, one could safely assume that they already have some regrets for what they had done. Until their recent arre
KUNLE FALAYI recently visited Badagry in Lagos, one of West Africa’s most prominent slave ports between the 17th and 19th Century, and writes on three water wells that remain a reminder of the brutal
When your crisp white dress shirt or favourite T-shirt starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms — don’t sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of nat
Chukwuneta Oby tingles@punchng.com 08139149577 (SMS only) Someone once said of destiny… “It is what you are best cut out for. It is what can give your life meaning, hope, joy and deep satisfaction.” U
Adenike Oyetunde is a cancer survivor who has dedicated her life and social media accounts to helping and encouraging cancer patients and amputees. She shares her story with Ademola Olonilua You becam
Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia A murder suspect arrested by operatives of Abia State Police Command at Abiriba in Ohafia Local Government Area of the state has confessed that he killed his kinsman because
Gibson Achonu, Owerri AUTHORITIES of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, has instituted a seven-man panel of inquiry to ascertain the immediate and remote causes of the recent students’ unre
Simon Utebor, Yenagoa JUSTICE Nayai Aganaba of Bayelsa State High Court 4 has sentenced Izibefien Tamuno and Izibekuma George, the alleged killers of a Bayelsa State Government employee, Edi Kolu, to
Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The campus of Imo State University, Owerri, was on Wednesday thrown into a mourning mood, when gunmen suspected to be students – cultists shot dead a 300 level undergra
Gibson Achonu, Owerri All is now set for the official dedication of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Police Chaplaincy Owerri, Imo State. Built by the State Commissioner of Police, Taiwo Lakanu and
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt DETERMINED to bring an end to the pollution of Rivers State environment, the State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Friday ordered the arrest of 15 mechanics engaged in
Etim Ekpimah, Uyo The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has rescued a Reverend Father, Felix Akpan, of St. Michael Parish, Ikot Etim Village in Ukanafun Local Government Area of the state, from the hands
Friday Amobi, Port Harcourt NO fewer than four persons have been confirmed dead in the explosion that rocked a gas pipeline in Evekwu community, Odegu clan in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers St
Alexander Okere, Benin A trader identified as Ms. Faith James has been jailed by a mobile court for unlawful trading in Benin, the Edo State capital. She was sentenced to six months imprisonment or an
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar Workers under the aegis of Academy and Combined Concerned Workers of the University of Calabar on Friday raised the alarm over an alleged plot to kidnap some principal officers o
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THE Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Oil and Gas Families’ Association in Rivers State has shut down operations of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company for the firm’s alleged inability to ad
Idris Adesina Nigeria’s U-20 men’s national team will be absent in Zambia when the 2017 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations begins on Sunday. New champions for the tournament would be crowned when the competit
In "A Step Forward", Delo welcomes on Saturday the law which almost fully equalizes the rights of heterosexual and gay couples, but says that unfortunately, Slovenian society is not yet read
The daily Dnevnik says in Saturday's commentary that culture in Slovenia is in a bad shape and that much of its troubles is connected to money and budget.
The Ukrainian television news service TSN has produced and shared a viral video welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump in his own words, according to tsn.ua.
A UN fund set up for Haiti’s cholera victims is failing to draw support, with only two percent of the needed $400 million raised so far, according to a letter by UN Secretary-General Antonio Gut
The Guyana Revenue Authority today issued a response to two reports in the Kaieteur News pertaining to containers cleared for the Chinese Embassy.
The Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which resulted in the death of Police Special Lance Corporal 14790 Ashwell Jackman of ‘B’ Field Sophia, E.C.D, which occurred about 03:15 hrs th
Earlier this month proposals were made by the government through the Wales Estate’s Manager, Devendra Kumar for the leasing of lands to workers who were affected by the closure of sugar operations at
OSCE Chief Monitor in Ukraine has condemned targeting of monitors and seizure of the SMM’s unmanned aerial vehicle by “DPR” militants, the SMM press service wrote on Facebook.
There are more than 2.3 million Portuguese living outside the country. According to data gathered in the most recent report from the Emigration Observatory, Portugal has the second highest emigrated
Two former directors of Portugal Telecom have been made defendants in Operation Marquês, the investigation into the life and financial times of former Prime Minister, José Sócrates. This action makes
New Orleans bar owners are pushing back against the mayor’s $40 million security plan to fight rising crime calling it 'antithetical to the spirit of the city.' The plan includes extra
Drone footage has captured seemingly endless lines of railway cars loaded with coal stuck near Yasynuvata village in Ukraine’s Donetsk Region due to a blockade of rebel-held Donbass by
An overnight fire at a mosque in suburban Tampa, Florida was arson, authorities have ruled. The mosque endured minor damage, and no injuries have been reported. A nonprofit is offering
With his ballad On My Way, singer Omar Naber will represent Slovenia at the Eurovision song contest. The first time he represented Slovenia at the Eurosong was in 2005, when the song contest was also
The White House made the highly provocative move of barring major news outlets from a planned press briefing Friday, prompting protests from the media, Anadolu Agency reports.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer blocked CNN, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Politico and other news outlets from a gaggle. Several organizations boycotted the gather
Apple are reportedly “looking into” viral footage of a smoking iPhone 7 Plus… and Samsung users are smug AF. Read Full Article at RT.com
A blind man who was waiting for a train home was tasered by police at a railway station in Manchester, England, after someone reported that his walking stick was a firearm. Read Full Ar
Residents of the Southwest US will almost certainly face drought because of water loss in the Colorado River caused by global warming, according to scientists. By mid-century the water
Israel has denied a work permit for a Human Rights Watch researcher, saying that the group is engaged in the “service of Palestinian propaganda,” HRW said, adding that Tel Aviv is not d
The lower chamber of the Polish parliament has voted in favor of constructing a channel across the Baltic (Visla) Strip to allow the country’s vessels to enter the port of Elblag withou
A major bug in software used by content delivery network Cloudflare has exposed sensitive, encrypted data – including passwords – from its' customers' websites, the company says. There
The police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 2240h. last night on La Grange Public Road, WBD, which resulted in the death of Roopesh Ramoutar, 42 years, of Houston, EBD.
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