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    Politics 2019 election: Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate - Punch Newspaper

    The Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday, picked former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, as his running mate in the 2019 general elections. Silverbird Television shared the news on their Twitter handle @SilverbirdTV. The news has led to varied...
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    Sports Sweden test for Swiss golden generation – Punch Newspapers

    Switzerland go into their last-16 World Cup match against Sweden in St Petersburg on Tuesday with a much more exciting squad than those at past tournaments, but only victory will secure a lasting legacy for their so-called ‘Golden generation... read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sex assault charges – Punch Newspapers

    Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein on Tuesday pleaded not guilty in a New York courtroom to rape and sexual assault charges.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2M2NU6C Get more World News
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    National Assembly panel summons Omo-Agege, Ndume over mace theft – Punch Newspapers

    The joint Senate and House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the invasion of the Senate chamber and the snatching of its mace..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2rIxGXE Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Omo-Agege: Emulate Senate, release El-Zakzaky, Dasuki, Falana tells FG – Punch Newspapers

    Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to emulate the culture of obedience to court’s order exhibited… Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2wI6SLV Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Troops rescue old man from Boko Haram – Punch Newspapers

    The Nigerian military said it had rescued an aged man from the captivity of Boko Haram during crossfire. A statement by the spokesman for the military counter-insurgency..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2wHadeb Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    White House ‘owner’ sues President Trump for $240,000 unpaid rent – Punch Newspapers

    A man claiming to be the true owner of the White House has filed a complaint alleging that President Donald Trump owes him quite a bit in unpaid rent. William Feegba, who is representing himself, filed the landlord/tenant complaint.... Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Court sentences former president for leaking information – Punch Newspapers

    A court in Taiwan on Tuesday sentenced former president Ma Ying-jeou to four months jail over a leak of information related to national..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2rHWQ80 Get more World News
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    PHOTOS: El-Zakzaky’s supporters clash with Police in Abuja – Punch Newspapers

    Supporters of the detained Shiite leader, Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, clashed with policemen in Abuja on Monday. Police vans were vandalised..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2rHLf8N Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    JSS pupil, allegedly burgle VP’s office, retrieve seized girlfriend’s phone – Punch Newspaper

    For allegedly breaking into a school to steal phones, two persons, Qudus Bello and Teslim Mukartdas, were on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Bello, 19, a tailor, and Mukartdas, 15, a pupil, who are both..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2rG5N1G Get...
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    I never said Fashola, Rotimi, were scavengers – Okonjo-Iweala – Punch Newspapers

    Former Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has slammed those she termed “mischief-makers” for “putting words” in her mouth, saying she described former governors Rotimi Amaechi and Raji Fashola, now ministers, as scavengers. Okonjo-Iweala, who was also a former minister of...
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    Grandmother lost N173m to three online love scammers – Punch Newspapers

    An Australian grandmother on Thursday lamented the $480,000 (N173m), she lost to three different online scammers, who happen to be Africans. The grandmother identified as Suzie admits to being ‘gullible’ and ‘brainwashed’ in the past...... Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Court fails to restrain Nigeria Eagles Supporters Club – Punch Newspapers

    Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday refused to grant a restraining order barring the Nigeria Eagles Supporters Club from parading themselves as a supporters club.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – https://ift.tt/2G6FeYN Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Man beaten to death for stealing meat – Punch Newspapers

    A supermarket owner and his employees have been arraigned in court for beating a man to death for stealing a portion of meat. According to iHarare, Tawanda Chivaya, 32, Clive Dizamuhupe, 33, Fidelis Mutandwa, 33, Chiona Nyakunuwa, 32, Cloete Soko, 21, Enough Rusere, 32, and Adolf Nyamayedenga...
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    Seven facts about billionaire Isyaku Rabiu – Punch Newspapers

    Kano businessman, Isyaku Rabiu, died on Tuesday in a London hospital aged 89, after a protracted illness. Messages of condolence have been pouring in from eminent Nigerians to the family. Although not much was heard about him in the years leading to his death, Rabiu was one of … Read...
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    Police arrest seven kidnap suspects in Edo – Punch Newspapers

    The police in Edo State on Wednesday in Benin disclosed that its personnel had arrested seven members of a kidnap gang. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo, announced this at a news conference on the command’s achievements in the fight against crime. Kokumo, who said the …...
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    Russian FA fined 30,000 Swiss francs for racist chants at France match – Punch Newspapers

    Russia’s football association has been fined 30,000 Swiss francs (25,000 euros) following racist chants by supporters during a friendly between the World Cup hosts and France in March, FIFA said on Tuesday. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele were the...
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    Woman loses balance in high heels, drops baby from second floor – Punch Newspapers

    A baby fell to his death after his mother lost her balance in high heels and dropped him from a balcony. He was reported to have suffered spinal injuries and died before he could be taken to the hospital. Police were called to the scene and later ruled … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    ‎PDP primary: Olujimi steps down for Adeyeye – Punch Newspapers

    The senator representing Ekiti South, Abiodun Olujimi, has stepped down for a former Minister of State for Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, in the race for the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate. Olujimi said she sacrificed her ambition for peace, progress, and stability of the …...
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    Injured Ozil out for Premier League but expects to be fit for World Cup – Punch Newspapers

    Arsenal midfielder, Mesut Ozil, is not expected to return for the remaining two games of the English Premier League season due to a back injury. However, the German is confident he will be fit for the FIFA World Cup starting next month in Russia. Ozil, who played in … Read more via Punch...
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