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  • ‘Jonathan completed, renovated N250m VP’s gatehouse contract’

    ‘Jonathan completed, renovated N250m VP’s gatehouse contract’

    Acting President, has dissociated himself from the controversial N250 million contract to build a gate house at his official residence. Ag Pres Osinbajo He said that the present state of Aguda House which is the official residence of the Vice President of Nigeria located within the precinct of ...
  • FG orders missions to probe attacks on Nigerians in S’Africa

    FG orders missions to probe attacks on Nigerians in S’Africa

    The Federal Government has directed the Nigerian High Commission and consulate in Pretoria and Johannesburg to investigate the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Sola Enikanolaiye, explained that the findings of the ...
  • Pregnant woman drowns as car plunges into lagoon

    Pregnant woman drowns as car plunges into lagoon

    A pregnant woman, identified as Chinagorom Fustine, has been killed after her car plunged into the Lagos Lagoon from the Mekwen Bridge, Bonny Camp, inward Marina area of the state. The vehicle, with number plate, Lagos MUS 38 BL, reportedly plunged into the lagoon on Saturday. The driver of the ...
  • Hoodlums kill gang member over sharing of loot

    Hoodlums kill gang member over sharing of loot

    A disagreement over the sharing of some stolen items has led to the killing of a suspected hoodlum, identified only as Small Messi, by his gang members. Small Messi, who was said to be in his 20s, was hacked to death by other members of the gang known as Akamaye boys in the Ijora Badia […]
  • Woman leaves husband of 22 years for supporting Trump

    Woman leaves husband of 22 years for supporting Trump

    An elderly woman from California, US, has left her husband after feeling betrayed by his decision to support Donald Trump during the presidential elections. Gayle McCormick, 73, who describes herself as a “Democrat leaning toward socialist”, says that she always knew that her husband of 22 ...
  • ‘40 women die of breast cancer daily in Nigeria’

    ‘40 women die of breast cancer daily in Nigeria’

    The Executive Director, Ovie Brume Foundation, Adeola Awogbemi, has said that 40 women die of breast cancer each day. Awogbemi stated this during a walk organised by the organisation for pupils as part of activities to mark the World Cancer Day 2017 in Yaba, Lagos. According to her, cancer ...
  • Mariah Carey Finally Confirms That Bryan Tanaka Is Indeed Her Boyfriend

    Mariah Carey Finally Confirms That Bryan Tanaka Is Indeed Her Boyfriend

    It’s official — Bryan Tanaka is Mariah Carey‘s boyfriend. The singer subtly confirmed that backup dancer Tanaka is her official beau in a recent interview with the Associated Press. When asked about her highly publicized — but never directly confirmed — romance with Tanaka, Carey let slip that ...
  • BILL CLINTON MOVED TO TEARS BY ALBANIAN IMMIGRANT You Saved My Life

    BILL CLINTON MOVED TO TEARS BY ALBANIAN IMMIGRANT You Saved My Life

    Bill Clinton was moved to tears at a NYC restaurant after an immigrant waiter got down on his knees and credited Bill with saving his life. The former Prez and First Lady were dining Friday night at Sea Fire Grill. As they ate smoked salmon and Branzino, one of the servers — an Albanian ...
  • We are heading for Supreme Court — Makarfi group

    We are heading for Supreme Court — Makarfi group

    Even as Senator Modu Sheriff extends olive branch to the National Caretaker committee of the PDP to join him in rebuilding the party, the spokesman of the Committee, Dayo Adeyeye. yesterday insisted that it will appeal the judgment to the Supreme Court. In a statement he issued in Abuja, ...
  • PDP: Ali Modu Sheriff takes charge, warns critics to ‘respect themselves’

    PDP: Ali Modu Sheriff takes charge, warns critics to ‘respect themselves’

    People should respect themselves and not create more problems for the party.” With these words, the court-declared National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday, took charge of the opposition party. The Court of Appeal, sitting in Port-Harcourt, ...
  • Osinbajo signs seven bills into law

    Osinbajo signs seven bills into law

    The Bills are Oaths (Amendment) Act, 2017; Defence Space Adminis- tration Act, 2017; Veterinary Surgeons (Amend-ment) Act, 2017; National Film and Video Censors Board (Amendment)Act, 2017; Pension Rights of Judges (Amendment) Act, 2017; Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (Establish-ment, etc.) ...
  • FG to spend Diezani, Yakubu loot to feed the poor

    FG to spend Diezani, Yakubu loot to feed the poor

    The Federal Government is set to invest some of the recently recovered funds on its social intervention programmes. A top government official told SUNDAY PUNCH on Saturday that the $9m recovered from a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Andrew Yakubu ...
  • Hoodlums raze Redeemed church in Abuja

    Hoodlums raze Redeemed church in Abuja

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (Youth Wing) has given the Federal Government and security agencies one-week ultimatum to identify and prosecute the hoodlums who razed the Redeemed Christian Church of God (Root of David Parish) in Dei Dei, a satellite community in the Federal Capital ...
  • Nigerians face fresh attacks in South Africa

    Nigerians face fresh attacks in South Africa

    A cross section of Nigerians living in South Africa narrowly escaped death on Saturday during attacks on their lives and property in South Africa. Several of them, who spoke to SUNDAY PUNCH, relived their encounter with locals who assailed them in their apartments in various parts of Pretoria ...
  • Pastor chases away worshippers, threatens to burn down church

    Pastor chases away worshippers, threatens to burn down church

    A 56-year-old pastor, Jones Nwaeze, of the Minister of Gospel of God Church, Ojodu, Lagos, has been accused of chasing out the worshipers of the church and threatening to set the house of worship ablaze. Saturday PUNCH learnt that trouble started on February 12, 2017 at the church located on ...
  • FKA Twigs and Robert Pattinson Make It a Date on a Red Carpet

    FKA Twigs and Robert Pattinson Make It a Date on a Red Carpet

    If there’s any cool celebrity couple to aspire to, it’s these two: Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs. Engaged two years ago — though they have yet to tie the knot — they’ve kept a relatively low profile when it comes to their relationship, but they still hit the red carpet in ...
  • Marc Anthony Is Dating a 21-Year-Old Model

    Marc Anthony Is Dating a 21-Year-Old Model

    Someone does not like to be single! Before his most recent divorce was even finalized, Marc Anthony had reportedly moved on to a model who is 27 years his junior. Anthony’s split from Shannon De Lima (another model) became official on Monday, but he had already been spotted making very public ...
  • Mexicans form 'human wall' along US border to protest Trump

    Mexicans form ‘human wall’ along US border to protest Trump

    Thousands of Mexicans linked arms to form a “human wall” on their country’s border with the United States, protesting President Donald Trump’s plan to build a massive barrier between the countries. The protest, organized by local authorities and Mexican advocacy groups, ...
  • CONOR MCGREGOR, I ACTUALLY LOVE KHLOE K'S ASS ... But Floyd's Still a Bitch

    CONOR MCGREGOR, I ACTUALLY LOVE KHLOE K’S ASS … But Floyd’s Still a Bitch

    Conor McGregor wants to set 2 things straight — he LOVES Khloe Kardashian’s “big fat ass” … and thinks Floyd Mayweather RAN SCARED during a recent trip to Las Vegas. We got the UFC superstar leaving Mastros Steakhouse in Bev Hills last night where he told us the ...
  • Zoe Saldana announces surprise addition to her family

    Zoe Saldana announces surprise addition to her family

    “Marco and I are elated to share the news of the the birth of our son Zen. We couldn’t feel more blessed with the new addition to our family. #threeboys… oh boy!” Zoe Saldana announces surprise addition to her family (February 18, 2017)
  • PDP crisis worsens as Appeal Court endorses Sheriff

    PDP crisis worsens as Appeal Court endorses Sheriff

    THE crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP worsened yesterday after the Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt sacked the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led National Caretaker Committee which enjoys the support of the mainstream of the party and its organs. The Appellate Court by a 2-1 majority ...
  • Three dead, 23 injured as bus plunges into Lagos canal

    Three dead, 23 injured as bus plunges into Lagos canal

    THREE people were recovered dead while 23 others sustained injuries after a luxury bus with registration number Anambra GDD 386 YE plunged into a lagoon at Owode Elede in the Mile 12 area of Lagos State. Spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA), Adebayo Kehinde ...
  • Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori arrested over alleged ‘inciting comments’

    Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori arrested over alleged ‘inciting comments’

    The Police, Friday, arrested the founder and president, Chocolate City Entertainment, Audu Maikori over alleged “inciting comments” over the killings in Southern Kaduna. According to reports which have flooded the social media, the arrest was allegedly on the orders of the Kaduna state ...
  • Manufacturers slam banks for forex racketeering

    Manufacturers slam banks for forex racketeering

    Manufacturers have accused commercial banks in the country of engaging in foreign exchange racketeering, which has been fuelled by acute shortage of hard currency in the economy. The manufacturers also called for the immediate review of the forex policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria, which ...