The Punch News Archive

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Presidency reacts to US planned visa restrictions on Nigerians, others

Opening arguments begin in Trump impeachment trial

Sokoto re-run: APC candidate defects to PDP

Transfer record: $7.35bn spent on moves in 2019 —FIFA

VIDEO: Worst decision any court in the country has made –Lagos PDP chairman, at Imo judgement protest

Iraq president warns against making Baghdad pick sides in US-Iran tensions

Mob attacks police, kills robbery suspect in Abuja

Tribal attack in Sudan border region kills 32

Sanwo-Olu opens IDP camp for 300 victims of Lagos pipeline explosion

Saudi calls on US to remove Sudan from terror list

Afenifere secretary faults Tinubu on Amotekun

Paul Pogba’s agent hints at potential Manchester United exit

Six killed in new DR Congo militia attack

Coronavirus: What you should know about the China virus

UK parliament holds final votes on Brexit divorce law

EPL: Liverpool not selling any player now, says Klopp

Macron in heated argument with Israeli security

Suspended Lagos-Ogun train service to resume Thursday — Official

Iran first ‘casualty’ of new US visa restriction targeting Nigeria, others

BREAKING: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 17 in China

USAID earmarks N2.8bn to provide water for 54,000 herders, farmers

US earmarks N2.8b to provide water for 54,000 herders, farmers

Top banker arrested in Malawi election bribery case

Police arrest inspector for allegedly beating widow to death in Akwa Ibom

2023: PDP will win presidential election, says Deputy chairman

Rashford targets rapid return to fitness after back injury

Buhari directs trade minister to set up agro-allied industry in 36 states

Killing of CAN chairman in Adamawa barbaric, provocative – NSCIA

Malabu oil deal: EFCC’s failure to serve charges stalls Adoke, others’ arraignment

Don’t bring religious sentiment into Amotekun, Oyetola warns

I’ll recover stolen public funds in Adamawa – Fintiri

Minimum wage: We won’t sign unsustainable agreement, says Ondo Labour

Two Mali soldiers killed in roadside bomb attack

Laporte ready to help Man City gain form

Laporte to be back in action for Manchester City

Gov Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen attack in Benin

Coronavirus: Health workers increase alert on travellers from China, others

Coronavirus: Nigeria Port Health Services on alert at points of entry —NCDC

Court sentences ritualist to 15 years imprisonment

[BREAKING] Malabu oil deal: Adoke arrives court for trial

Eni Aluko joins Aston Villa as Sporting Director

Impeachment trial: I would ‘love’ to attend, stare in their corrupt faces —Trump

Critics used my silence on Amotekun to score points – Tinubu

Trump threatens EU with high tariffs if there is no trade deal

I was ‘nowhere near’ Coco Gauff’s level at 15, says Serena

Davos: Trump says ‘would have loved’ to meet Thunberg

Africa no longer ignored in world economy – AfDB president

Soldiers, many terrorists die in gun duel on Maiduguri-Damaturu highway

Federer storms into Australian Open third round

Pregnant woman, doctors die of Lassa fever after surgery in Kano

Amotekun is a noble initiative – Wale Oke

Burkina Faso in national mourning after terrorists kill 36 people

Manchester United send scouts to watch Osimhen’s club match

Chelsea have striking options if Abraham ruled out, says Lampard

Boko Haram kills UNIMAID student kidnapped en route varsity – Rep

Politics now over, no excuse for failure, says Ortom

Australian Open: Serena Williams into third round

Trump calls Boeing a ‘big disappointment’

Security team rescues kidnapped mother, seven-months-old baby in Katsina 

Greece elects first woman president

BREAKING: Tinubu breaks silence, says Amotekun not threat to national unity

LG election to hold in Bauchi after 13 years, says Gov Mohammed

Osaka, Barty, Djokovic through to third round of Australian Open

Saudi dismisses link to hack of Jeff Bezos’ phone

Lalong seeks FG’s assistance to resettle Plateau IDPs

Australian Open: Gauff insists she will be aggressive against Osaka

US to place visa restriction on Nigeria, others

PFAs invest N7.40tn in FG securities, infrastructure

Predictable, unending power tussle between governors and their predecessors

Abdusalami bemoans insecurity, says Nigeria at a crossroads

Naval personnel sack Lagos community

Djokovic romps past Ito into Australian Open round three

Coco Gauff sets up Australian Open blockbuster with Osaka

Lagos LG chair dies at LASUTH

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Three herdsmen arraigned for destroying Ekiti rice farm

Investors lose N128bn, dump banks’ shares

Lagos okada operators lament routes’ restriction

CAN laments, AI protests as Boko Haram executes Adamawa cleric

Subsidy may rise as fuel marketers demand higher margins

1,000 northern Christians killed in January – Ecumenical Youths

Ibadan obas ask Makinde to caution aides

Our decision on new Govt House, airport final –Matawalle

Cross River lawyer charged with terrorism gets N10m bail

FG wants high-profile looters extradited – Magu

Militiamen kill father, son, two others in Nasarawa

Lassa fever kills two Kano doctors, Ondo death toll rises

Malami’s beef against Operation Amotekun

Cooking meat with paracetamol can damage kidney – Nephrologist

Stakeholders raise 29-member panel to resolve Kwara, Saraki’s dispute

Nine Imo lawmakers defect to APC as Assembly resumes

21-year-old admits to defrauding American of $200

Army denies Boko Haram killed 17 soldiers

I no longer feel safe at NIJ, says assaulted student

LASEMA rescues man who jumped into lagoon

Oxford dictionary admits 29 Nigerian words

Zamfara cattle dealers tackle Miyetti Allah over taxation

Court stops el-Rufai from demolishing Abacha’s hotel

IPOB kicks as IYC opposes Bayelsa meeting

NPFL moves 20 places to 57 in global ranking

Akhimien: The five-year-old karate brown belt holder

Ndidi may return against West Ham – Rodgers

2022 W’Cup qualifiers: Eagles get easy draw

Beware of Cape Verde, Babangida, Lawal warn Eagles

50 players for Ibadan tennis tourney

Fans predict easy qualification for Eagles

Messi left out of tie against Ibiza

Powerlifting: Crisis rocks Team Nigeria ahead of World Cup

Operation Amotekun: Presidency, govs’ meeting called off, S’West holds rallies

3,000 schools for maiden FCT Games

Billionaire’s dismembered body found in Lagos bush

A’Ibom: Police warn against security threats

EFCC scandalising me, Saraki tells court

Villagers sleepless with fear after ritual killings

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new government

[UPDATED] EPL: 10-man Arsenal force Chelsea to 2-2 draw

Putin sacks sports minister over doping saga

South African wedding venue refuses to marry lesbian couple

US confirms first case of China virus as death toll reaches six

EPL: Aguero strikes as Manchester City beat Sheffield 1-0

I thought Supreme Court would sack me like Ihedioha, says Bauchi Gov

Trump trial opens with clash over witnesses

36 civilians killed in northern Burkina Faso

Boko Haram showed willingness to release CAN chairman before killing him – Buhari

Court grants bail to Cross River lawyer charged with terrorism

Many rendered homeless as Navy evicts residents from Tarkwa Bay

Manchester City’s Laporte returns for first time since August

Former Supreme Court Justice dies in Kano

Barcelona considering signing a striker, says Setien

Ukrainian airliner crash: Canada, Iran at odds over who should analyse black boxes

FULL DRAW: African countries know foes in 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign

Harry, Meghan threaten legal action over photos of duchess

One killed as police disperse Shi’ites’ protest in Abuja

My decision to build new govt house, airport final – Gov Matawalle

2022 World Cup qualifier: Nigeria draw Cape Verde, Liberia, CAR

Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa partner to tackle insecurity

Full List: 29 Nigerian words in Oxford dictionary latest update

Magu decries UK’s refusal to extradite Allison-Madueke

Internal collaborators aiding Miyetti Allah to oppose Amotekun – Akeredolu

Bayern Munich to sign Real Madrid defender Odriozola

Chicarito confirms move to LA Galaxy

Gunmen kidnap ex-Plateau commssioner’s daughter, demand N5m ransom

Oxford dictionary adds Danfo, Okada, Tokunbo, K-leg, 25 others in latest update

Police arraign three herdsmen for allegedly destroying Ekiti rice farm

BREAKING: Nine Imo lawmakers defect to APC

[VIDEO] Supreme Court judgement: Dino Melaye, Secondus lead PDP protest in Abuja

There are no issues with Danny Rose, says Mourinho

Nigeria nominates Adewopo to lead WIPO

BREAKING: Imo minority leader resigns, defects to APC

Bale fit for Copa del Rey test, says Zidane

BREAKING: Imo deputy speaker resigns

EPL: Mourinho wants Mbappe in Tottenham, silent on Cavani

YouTube appoints Nigerian Alex Okosi as Managing Director, Emerging Markets, EMEA

US calls for immediate resumption of Libya oil operations

UTME: JAMB withdraws 11 centres’ licences for charging above N4700

Dokpesi opens defence in N2.1bn alleged fraud charge

Navy nabs nine suspected kidnappers with military camouflage uniforms

Facebook to boost site safety with additional 1,000 staff in UK

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Fintiri’s election as Adamawa gov

EPL: Newcastle complete Bentaleb deal

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Ortom’s election as Benue gov

I’m sorry we made you cry, Lorenzo begs Napoli’s young fan

Australian Open: Zverev pledges prize money to bushfire relief

Father isolates, tortures children to drive out ‘bad spirits’

Farmers encroach on 138,000 hectares of forest reserves in Ondo – Akeredolu

Judge withdraws from Edo APC case over neutrality petition

EPL: Manchester United want Dembele to replace injured Rashford

Prince Harry arrives Canada, to start royal transition

Impeachment: Trump calls trial ‘disgraceful’ and a ‘hoax

Doctors’ negligence should not warrant violence, says NMA

Buhari confirms Salih-Farah as substantive NITT DG

BREAKING: Boko Haram kills CAN chairman in Adamawa

Support for Amotekun shows how primitive Yoruba people are – Miyetti Allah

Court affirms dismissal of KWASU lecturer for sexual harassment

Gunmen abduct mother of bank manager in Delta

‘On Amotekun We Stand,’ says Yoruba World Congress

FIIRO workers’ protest against DG’s PhD enters day four

PHOTOS: Burning vehicle causes gridlock on Kara Bridge

PHOTOS: Police stop Amotekun protesters from entering Gani Fawehinmi park

Man United charged by FA over players’ misconduct in Liverpool defeat

BREAKING: Police take over Amotekun protest venue in Lagos

Seized houses: EFCC scandalising me, Saraki tells court

Supreme Court delivers judgment on Benue gov appeal today

Soyinka attacks Balarabe over comment on Amotekun

Australian Open: Thiem cruises through first round

Eleven workers killed in Siberia fire

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Nadal insists beating Federer’s 20 Slams not important

VIDEO: Tears, grief as five die in Lagos pipeline explosion

Who is afraid of Amotekun?

Ohanaeze asks Imo to accept Supreme Court verdict

African countries lost over $2bn to Internet shutdowns –Report

Why you at times miss the pronunciations of request, address, import etc.

Fresh attack on Southern Kaduna, inhuman, unfortunate — El-Rufai

Diesel-laden tanker falls, catches fire in Lagos

APC seeks clampdown on ‘dubious’ protesters

Danjuma says no regret endorsing Obaseki’s second term

Lagos pipeline fire: Residents count losses, five confirmed dead

Monday, January 20, 2020

Xenophobic attacks: MTN Nigeria compensates trading partners

Lassa fever kills 15 in Ondo, infects Delta corper

APC aspirant says Akeredolu has no plan for Ondo

Translating science textbooks to Hausa is key to Nigeria’s devt –Secretary, BUK translation team

Amotekun has no religious coloration –Akeredolu, DAWN

Policy uncertainty weakens Nigeria’s economic outlook – World Bank

Defection looms as Imo Assembly resumes today

Four suspected herdsmen bodies found in Kogi river

APC stages counter-protest, Uzodinma alleges plot to topple Buhari

Minimum wage: Labour to meet in Abuja, Bayelsa

Pogba is a nuisance – Keane

Man beats, stabs wife to death in Ogun

Gowon, Abdulsalami, others warn of hunger by 2050

FRSC plans driving licence for Nigerians moving to US, Europe

EFCC files N800m fraud charges against Adoke, accomplice

Man claiming to be Ondo missing child’s abductor remanded

PDP members protest in Abuja, London, demand Ihedioha’s reinstatement

PenCom orders PFAs to raise retirees’ pensions

PSG plot tempting offer for PEP

Mama Boko Haram remanded in prison for fraud

Oil price hits $65 as Libyan oilfields shut down

Renewed attacks: Uncover, block sources of B’Haram, ISWAP funds, DHQ tells EU, others

Investors regain confidence as market gains N48bn

Buhari seeks UK help in fugitives’ investigation

Blueprint Consulting denies involvement in investment fraud

STEM education’ll boost Nigeria’s economy – Okebukola

Reducing illegal migration

Three CRUTECH students drown in Abakpa River

Bayelsa records drop in road crashes

Supreme Court affirms Ganduje, Tambuwal, Lalong, Mohammed’s elections

Ukraine presses Iran to hand over downed jet’s black boxes

Lyon sign Cameroon striker Toko Ekambi on loan from Villarreal

Several killed in fighting between Boko Haram factions in Nigeria

Visa: NIS gives entry requirements for non-Nigerians

Nigerian Institute of Journalism sacks lecturer for alleged sexual assault

Unclaimed dividends: SEC introduces regulation on electronic offering

Police parade 60 suspected kidnappers, recover weapons

[VIDEO] Supreme Court Judgement: Ihedioha’s supporters storm Imo streets in protest

Ghana president entreats Buhari to open borders

Alleged $9.5m fraud: Pinnick, Sanusi know fate February 20

P&ID scandal: Court adjourns till Jan 21 for trial

Truck travelling to Lagos kills 17 in Katsina – Police

Brexit legislation: British PM Johnson suffers first defeat since election

EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram’, two others for N111m fraud

Supreme Court ruling: Buhari congratulates Ganduje, Lalong

UK-Africa Summit: NIPC unveils Nigeria Investment Guide

Buhari meets British PM, seeks UK anti-graft agency support

D’Tigers to start 2021 Afrobasket qualification November

Reject impeachment charges against me, Trump tells US Senate

PDP protest attempt to take over Buhari’s govt – Uzodinma

PDP protest attempt to overthrow Buhari’s govt – Uzodinma

Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

Increased attacks by Boko Haram, kicks of a dying horse – Buratai

Guardiola says league form sets standard and will not prioritise cups

Manchester United goalkeeper Romero involved in car crash

Hunter shoots colleague during expedition in Osun

Suicide bomber kills nine civilians in Kindjiria, Chad

UPDATED: Supreme Court validates Bala’s election as Bauchi gov

BREAKING: Supreme Court validates Bala’s election as Bauchi gov

Interfaith forum backs Operation Amotekun

Suicide bomber kills nine civilians in Chad

BREAKING: Supreme Court validates Lalong’s election as Plateau gov

EPL: Cavani’s desire to leave PSG sparks Lampard interest

Billionaires richer than 60% of world’s population — Oxfam

Pipeline explosion: Vandalism our major concern, says NNPC boss

Czech Senate speaker Kubera dies

Kwara workers protest over non-payment of three-month salaries

Police arrest gunmen who killed, robbed two Okada riders in Delta

PHOTOS: FIIRO workers’ demonstration enters day three

Burna Boy’s song places fourth in Michelle Obama’s playlist for 2020

Three dead after seating collapse at Ethiopian festival

Arteta believes Arsenal can still chase down Chelsea

Money laundering: ‘Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer can’t be tried together’

Police arrest notorious female armed robber in Delta

BREAKING: FIIRO workers shut out management staff over DG’s PhD

PHOTOS: Abuja PDP protesters injured in road accident

UK PM says Britain will be more open to Africans after Brexit

Djokovic survives scare in tough Slam opener

PenCom directs PFAs to implement pension enhancement for retirees

Lagos-Ibadan rail may not be ready in April – Amaechi

Two dead, 15 injured in shooting outside US bar

Sanwo-Olu appoints five new permanent secretaries

New York Times endorses Warren, Klobuchar for US presidency

Ganduje: Kano residents accept Supreme Court judgement in good faith

Rashford vows to return ‘fitter than ever’ after back injury

Three Cross River varsity students drown in river

Jubilation in Sokoto over Supreme court judgement

Iran says it may pull out of nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

People insulted me but I did not revenge – Olubadan

Nigerians slam EFCC for arresting 89 youths at Ibadan club

Five die as hot water pipe bursts in hotel

Supreme Court delivers judgement on Plateau, Bauchi gov elections 3pm

Malta minister quits over husband’s links to murder suspect

UPDATED: Five die, 39 vehicles razed, 150 people displaced in Lagos pipeline explosion

Liverpool still not interested in title talk, says Robertson

PHOTOS: Melaye, others lead PDP protest in Abuja

Fire razes shops in Kano market

Soldier goes on trial for allegedly spying for Iran

Army goes on trial for allegedly spying for Iran

‘Be nice to each other,’ Wozniacki tells young players

BREAKING: PDP Abuja protest ends abruptly as members escape death

Bandits launch counter-attack on villagers after gun duel with police

We need to learn from history, says Gov AbdulRazaq

PHOTOS: Three die, houses burnt as pipeline explodes in Abule Egba, Lagos

Pipeline fire put out after several hours in Abule Egba, Lagos

UPDATED: Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

Ihedioha: Secondus, Obi, Abaribe, others protest in Abuja

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Ganduje as Kano gov

Prince Harry expresses ‘great sadness’ at royal split

Gauff, 15, stuns Venus in Australian Open first round

ICPC warns officials against victimising Nigerians

Uzodinma begs Imo people for prayers

Full cashless toll begins on Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge today

APC’ll retain power in Ondo, says Boroffice

Shi’ites set to publish book on 2015 massacre

I was under pressure to compromise investigations –Obono-Obla

Two die, houses burnt as pipeline explodes in Lagos

Katsina man remanded for stealing 44 goats

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Has Father Mbaka endorsed Amotekun?

Leah is around Lake Chad, says released Plateau aid worker

South South demands 2023 Presidency, tips South East for 2027

Some FG pensioners still earn N4,000 monthly – Retirees

How bakery owner roasted Almajiri feet to recover N80 bread

Woman fakes own kidnap, demands N10m from employer

Stay away from Bayelsa, IYC warns IPOB

20 food items, pads, others get VAT exemption

My reelection is certain, declares Obaseki

Kanu’s return for parents’ burial, mere speculation – IPOB

Man kills six-month pregnant wife in Anambra

FIIRO workers down tools, seize DG’s official car

Commercial driver flees after crushing policeman to death

Atiku backs Amotekun

Suspected cultists kill two in Ikorodu

Operation Amotekun: We’re not targeting any ethnic group, South West govs allay fears

PDP, APC go spiritual as Supreme Court decides Sokoto, Benue, Kano, Bauchi polls

NASENI to deploy technology against insurgency

Nine delisted firms wipe off N165.11bn from NSE

Nwakaeme, Simon hit sixth goals in Europe

The leopard and the golden calf

SERAP wasting time on N37bn renovation suit –Senate

Unstable calendar undermines qualitative varsity education –Banjo

Imo: PDP protests, alleges Supreme Court’s manipulation, demands CJN’s sacking

Buratai, terminate Operation Positive Identification

A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

17 soldiers killed, scores abducted in fresh Boko Haram attack

Document trove shows how ‘Africa’s richest woman’ stole fortune – ICIJ

Relief as Messi ensures Setien enjoys winning start

Serie A: Balotelli sent off 7minutes after coming on as substitute

BREAKING: Pandemonium as vandalized NNPC pipeline explodes in Lagos

If McGregor wants to fight, I’m ready, says UFC champion Usman

Barca coach to play youthful duo Fati, Puig in first game

Vardy leads EPL scorers chart with 17 goals

EPL table after Liverpool vs Man United match

Gambia will arrest ex-president Jammeh if he returns —Minister

 Amotekun: Buhari, APC lack solution to insecurity, says PDP vice-chairman

We must keep praying for Nigeria—Jonathan

UPDATED: Liverpool beat Manchester United 2-0

Our economy big enough for bigger capital market – SEC 

Lewandowski strikes again as Bayern Munich go second in Bundesliga

Bayelsa residents capture giant Sea Turtle

Amotekun not for ethnic agenda – Akeredolu

Rashford ruled out for ‘weeks’ —Solskjaer

Harry, Meghan begin new life after ‘royal split’

Nantes to pay homage to Sala a year after striker’s death

EPL: Burnley stun Leicester, win 2-1

Arsenal fans were terrific, says Arteta after draw against Sheffield

Ihedioha: PDP members protest in Owerri

Ihedioha: Imo PDP members protest in Owerri

Supreme Court destroying Nigeria’s democracy – Imo PDP

Serie A: AC Milan beat Udinese 3-2

Ayade indicts innocent people, forms charges —Ochala, Cross River APC chairman

Mixed metaphors: On the presidential jet

Paracetamol abuse may cause liver failure in teething babies – Expert

PDP leaders abandoned Dickson during Bayelsa gov election —Gulak

World powers begin crunch Libya peace talks

DPR seals 10 gas stations operating in residential areas in Osun

Title is gone but Manchester City can still thrive, says Mendy

Twelve dead, 46 injured after buses collide in Algeria

I didn’t kill policeman, my friend did – Suspect

Community policing, way forward – Duke

Iran protest ban on hosting football games, says country is safe

Kenya arrests five for suspected terrorism

Czech fire: At least eight die, 30 injured at disabled people’s home

Bodies of Ukrainian victims of downed plane arrive Kiev

VIDEO: Nigerians react to Father Mbaka’s prophecy

Judiciary, electoral system on trial – Ihedioha

Pageants are women empowerment programmes – Helen Prest-Ajayi

I’ll never reduce my boobs – Ella Mensah

Belinda Effah, Kaylah Oniwo, Akah Nnani star in Bland2Glam’s Power of 7

I want to unite Africa with my music – Swagga Don

Nollywood movies not only about voodoo – Tolulope Oke

I’m a musician for the streets – Yomi Sars

Imo: PDP to protest Supreme Court judgment in Abuja Monday

Saturday, January 18, 2020

If I don’t get God’s mercy, so be it –Suspected killer of Maersk MD’s wife

Davido, Chioma cause stir as ‘battle’ rages over Peruzzi

Consumers paid more for diesel, others in December

Aunty Hanan, presidential jet is for serious business not private trip — School kids

Rohr’s contract issue will be resolved –NFF

One doesn’t need godfather to be popular in Nollywood – Basira Badia

I’m qualified to be special adviser on tourism – Ubi Franklin

If God could speak, it wouldn’t be through Father Mbaka –Igwe, Nigerian Humanist Movement founder

Public schools: Kwara, CAN differ on conduct of prayers

Joshua meets Buhari in London

FG keeps mum over Uzodinma’s travel ban, N4.3bn fraud case

We closed borders to strengthen economy, security – Buhari

Adebanjo, Okunronmu, YCE tackle Tinubu over silence on Operation Amotekun

Operation Amotekun: Ignore FG, Jemibewon, Oyinlola, others tell govs

Uzodinma sacks boards, parastatals

Senate push for communication tax to replace 2.5% VAT hike

Supremacy battle over NDDC worsens as NASS panels close ranks against Akpabio

Group berates Tinubu’s coordinator over 2023 presidency

Ubah appeals sacking from Senate

INEC to meet lawmakers over electronic transmission of results

Power tariff hike: NERC moves to begin consultations despite NASS directive

Alaafin honours businessman

Sex for marks: More victims may release evidence against OAU lecturer

Gunmen kill two in fresh Southern Kaduna attack

Osun commissioner, lawmaker among 100 young African leaders

Fuel supply: FG pleads with border communities

2023: APC chief hails Gowon’s stand on Igbo presidency

Customs seize container with smuggled vegetable oil in Imo

Fayemi plans resort centre for aged residents

Be ready to work, Abiodun tells aides

Whenever I travel, I return having new friends — Mawuli Gavor

Rant here: Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun)

Fashion designers should avoid repetition, plagiarism – Kasumu

There’s nothing as good as goodwill –Ayeni

Police, family disagree over mechanic’s death in custody

Ogun crashes: 31 persons killed, 60 injured in one month

After failed re-election bids, lawmakers embrace fallback options

FG, states, LGs shared N15.9tn in two years — Investigation

I’ve been approached to return as Anambra gov —Ngige

Timing for increase in electricity tariff unreasonable — James, President, consumer association

Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-1 to go top of LaLiga table

Queen Elizabeth endorses Harry, Meghan royal quit amid tough conditions

Amotekun: South-West govs’ intentions good but unconstitutional, says minister

CAN reacts to alleged ban of religious activities in Kwara schools

Ihedioha: PDP to protest in Abuja Monday

I will stand up for Nigeria anytime you need me, Anthony Joshua tells Buhari

APC govs warn PDP to stop castigating Judiciary

ABU professor killed in Kaduna gas explosion buried

EPL: Chelsea suffer first defeat in four league games

EPL: Fernandinho own-goal costs City more points

Women march against Trump in Washington as election looms

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Anthony Joshua presents belts to Buhari, prostrates

Palace bars Harry, Meghan from receiving public funds

Barack Obama pens love note to wife as she turns 56

La Liga: Madrid go top after scrappy win over Sevilla

Gunmen invade Southern Kaduna village, kill two

EPL: Arsenal held again by late Sheffield leveller

Arsenal held again by late Sheffield leveller

Haaland bags 20-minute hat-trick on Dortmund debut

Immobile hat-trick as Lazio thrash Sampdoria 5-1

New Barcelona coach demands attractive football from players

Tunisia condemns eight to death for presidential guard attack

Distinguished agronomist, PUNCH director, Dr Lekan Are, dies at 86

BREAKING: Dr Lekan Are, dies at 86

South West will produce next president, APC chief tells Miyetti Allah

EPL: Mourinho’s winless run continues as Watford draw Tottenham 0-0

EPL: Watford stalemate hits Tottenham Champions League hopes

Fernandes transfer to Manchester United suffers setback

Alleged $25,000 extortion: EFCC tape concocted, I didn’t plead, says Shehu Sani

UNIPORT gets 37 new professors

Imo police threaten to arrest anybody who hijacks PDP protest

[VIDEO]Trapped but rescued: Man spent seven hours buried inside collapsed building

Imo new gov sacks chairmen of boards, parastatals

Imo: Supreme Court judgement still shocking, says Ihedioha

Ashley Young lists three unforgettable things about Manchester United

Macron, wife rushed from Paris theatre during protest

Gunmen kill two in fresh attack on Kaduna community

Yoruba’ll rise against govs if they dump Amotekun – Adebanjo

Women spark outrage by driving in Beijing’s Forbidden City

Why it took me nine years to marry mother of my children – Igosave

Armed robbery victim dies from gunshot wounds in Umuahia

5 ways aging affects your private parts

Ondo missing child: Magistrate prevents journalists from covering pastor’s trial

I’m a better dribbler than Okocha – Jaywon

People thought I was foolish to leave oil firm for church work – Aboyeji, Foursquare Church GO

Europe will face terror threat if Libya govt falls – Erdogan

‘Keep trying’ not best advice if you are infertile

Liberia: Anger, dissatisfaction over economy as George Weah marks two years in office

Liberia souring on George Weah at two-year mark

Four killed in Utah attack – Police

China, Myanmar ‘stand together’ despite Rohingya backlash

I don’t compromise with my work –Kunle Afolayan

Rodgers gives update on Ndidi injury

Lagos building collapse: I thought I was dreaming, says survivor

VIDEO: Conductor, passenger fight dirty over N100 change

Buhari arrives in London, returns to Nigeria Thursday

My attacker still threatening to kill me –Cross River female bank worker attacked with hammer

Four jailed seven years for stealing noodles, cigarettes

EFCC arrests six wanted Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

I auditioned for a month to act in Kunle Afolayan’s movie –Temi Otedola

Protesters storm DSS office, seek Omo-Agege’s trial

Friday, January 17, 2020

I trekked hours in the bush to escape Boko Haram attack – Emir of Potiskum

I’m eagerly waiting to be enlisted in Operation Amotekun – 60-year-old female hunter

We thought forex trading would bring us fortunes — N233m fraud victims

55-year-old driver dies in Delta hotel after sex

Niger: Bandits kill village head, abduct son, 17 others

Buhari, security chiefs warn group against threatening national security

N166bn debt: Electricity companies begin mass disconnection in four states

Ebonyi woman whose two-year-old son was beheaded: My boy would have been greater than me

LG autonomy, arrant nonsense, says Akande

Mbaka cleanses new gov’s office as Uzodinma appoints SSG, others

No problem if power shifts to South-East in 2023 – Gowon

They take advantage of young girls, women in Lebanon – Bright, Nigerian lady who pleaded to return home

I once hawked in traffic to make ends meet –Paramount Komedy

Bandit attacks: Police deploy more riot policemen, SARS in Zamfara

I’m unaware of ongoing NDDC projects in C’River, Ayade tells Akpabio

Wilder: The bronze bomber vows to end Fury’s career at rematch

EFCC arrests Benue Assembly clerk over alleged N220m

Operation Amotekun: Don’t support criminals terrorising South West, ex-govs warn FG

Nigeria’s debt now N26.22tn, says DMO

Judge strikes out Assemblies of God suit

Police parade two in Enugu for trafficking nine children

Malabu Oil probe: I’ve ulcer, glaucoma, hypertension, Adoke tells court

I’m a beneficiary of credible polls, will bequeath same – Buhari

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