Court Discharges Textile Dealer Who Attempted Suicide

There was a mild drama at an Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court on Thursday after a 58-year-old textile dealer, Mrs. Taiwo Momoh, was discharged for offences bordering on attempted suicide. After the court announced that her case had been dismissed as recommended by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions, Momoh stepped out of …

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Bauchi Teenagers Abduct And Rape Schoolgirl

The police in Bauchi State have arrested two teenagers, Mahmud Abdullahi and Abdullahi Mohammed, for allegedly abducting and raping a schoolgirl in the Nasarawa Ward of the state. Punch correspondent learnt that Abdullahi, 18, and Mohammed, 19, were arrested on Friday, May 26 at about 8am following an intelligence report. …

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Senate Confirms 15 Electoral Commissioners

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of 15 persons, out 27 nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari, as Resident Electoral Commissioners. Mr. Buhari had on March 23 requested the Senate to screen and confirm 27 nominees to assume responsibilities as RECs, who head the operations of the the Independent National Electoral …

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CNN Fires Kathy Griffin Over Gruesome Photo of President Trump

Kathy Griffin will not be back as co-host of CNN’s annual New Year’s Eve program, the network announced Wednesday. Griffin has apologized for the photos, taken by provocative celebrity photographer Tyler Shields.”I beg for your forgiveness. I went too far,” Griffin apologized in a video posted to Instagram on Tuesday …

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Obamas Buy The Washington DC Home They Were Renting

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have purchased the home they were initially renting in an exclusive area of Washington, DC, The 44th president and his family are now the owners of the 8,200-square-foot mansion located in the Kalorama section of the capital after buying the …

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Buhari’s Health, No Cause For Alarm- Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday assured Nigerians that there was nothing to worry about President Muhamadu Buhari’s health, Premium Times reports. Mr. Mohammed, while addressing journalists after the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, said Mr. Buhari “is in very very competent hands …

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Police Uncover Illegal Firearms Factory In Benue State

Benue State Police Command has uncovered an illegal firearms factory at Tse-Tyungu, Kyado District of Ukum Local Government Area;and arrested three suspects, with several finished and unfinished firearms recovered. Parading the suspects and the recovered items shortly after flagging off the Show of Strength campaign, which comprise members of security …

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Signs Two-Year Contract With Arsenal

Long-serving Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year contract, with Arsenal which ended months of speculation about his future. The 67-year-old Frenchman’s new deal, which will take his tenure up to 23 years, is believed to have been rubber-stamped during a board meeting on Tuesday. “I love this …

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I Still Want To Be President- Donald Duke

A former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke,  said he would still take a shot at the presidency, if the opportunity presents itself. Duke spoke at a programme, “The Nigerian Symposium for Emerging Leaders ‘’, held in Lagos. He said though he once aspired to the position but …

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CAN Takes Over Case Of Sacked Lagos Chaplain

The Christian Association of Nigeria has taken over the case of the sacked Presiding Chaplain of the Chapel of Christ the Light, Venerable Femi Taiwo. Punch Metro gathered that executive members of CAN, The African Church, the CCTL Governing Council, held a meeting on the Lagos Island over the incident …

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Tiger Woods Arrested For Drunk Driving

Tiger Woods was arrested in Florida today on a charge of drunk driving, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The 41-year-old golfer was arrested around 3am on Military Trail, south of Indian Creek Parkway in Jupiter. Arrest information shows Woods, a resident of Jupiter Island, was booked into …

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