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Candle Fire Kills Three Children

Tragedy struck on Saturday on Fakoya Street, in the Egbeda Akowonjo area of Lagos State after a candle fire killed three children of the same ... Full story

Policemen Fire At Protesting Women Killing One

A woman, identified as Mrs. Bolatito Balogun, has been confirmed dead, while a large number of people were reported missing after policemen fired at protesting ... Full story

Umuahia Residents Escape Electrocution

Residents of a three-storey building and adjoining buildings in Umuahia, Abia State narrowly escaped electrocution Friday night when a high-tension wire close to the buildings ... Full story

Lagos Hoodlums Break Graduate’s Skull Open

Some hoodlums on Friday killed a 30-year-old university graduate, Sodiq Shittu, at the Lawani Street in the Mushin area of Lagos State. Eyewitnesses told PUNCH Metro ... Full story

Police Shot My Son, Extorted Money From Me - Paul Ajugwogu

With thoughts far off and stares blank, it was obvious that all was not well with 62-year-old Paul Ajugwogu, who queued among other customers in ... Full story

Aisha Buhari Warns Prospective Aides, Associates

The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari has sternly cautioned politicians who might be appointed soon by her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari. Punch reports that the ... Full story

Nigerian defender David Faramola Oniya dies after collapsing during match

Nigerian defender David Faramola Oniya died on Saturday after collapsing on the pitch during a friendly between his Malaysian club T-Team and Kelantan. Local media said ... Full story

I Missed Being A Mother - Princess Dr.Adetutu Adesida-Ojei

The former regent of Akure in Ondo State, Her Royal Majesty, Princess (Dr.) Adetutu Adesida-Ojei, in this interview, tells TUNDE AJAJA about her ascension to ... Full story

Two Drug Traffickers Get 55 Years Imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu, has sentenced two drug traffickers to fifty-five years in jail. One of the convicts, Deborah Okafor, a 30-year-old professional ... Full story

Bus Driver, Mechanic In Police Custody For Brutalising Kids With Hot Iron

All 16-year-old Kafayat Bello, a year two senior student of a school in Bariga in Lagos, wanted was to be a normal girl who could ... Full story

EFCC Files Fresh Corruptions Charges Against Sylva

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has again filed fresh corruption charges against former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, before the Federal High Court, ... Full story

Salary Crisis: President Buhari To Bail Out States

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that President Muham-madu Buhari would extend bailout to states to enable them offset backlog of salaries and ... Full story

Bob Ejike:Tales Of A Successful Entertainer

Bob Ejike may not be so popular to the very young Nigerians who were not around when Nollywood started as just ‘Drama’. To him, the ... Full story

Fetish 419 Syndicate Paraded In Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command yesterday paraded a gang of highly fetish 419 syndicate which specialised in defrauding unsuspecting citizens of huge sums of money. The ... Full story

Gunmen Rob Pastor, Set Church Building Ablaze

Another arm robbery attack has been reported and this time, the victim is a pastor. In a report published by Daily Post, a pastor, Sekegh Gbangu ... Full story

4 Policemen Assaults Driver Over N50 Debt

Four policemen attached to the Abaji Area Council divisional police headquarters were last week accused of allegedly assaulting and inflicting injuries on a driver, Angulu ... Full story

Man Forces Teenager To Marry Him, Kept Her Captive For 7 Months In Lagos

A 30-year-old man Kelechi Ekeh has been accused of locking his wife Mercy Ekeh in a room inside their apartment for seven months in Egbe, ... Full story

Lagos Cultists Kidnaps Former Leader For Quitting Gang

Some suspected cultists have abducted a former leader of their group, Godwin Victor, aka Sangba, in the Akoka area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered from ... Full story

50 Fake Accounts Of Aisha Buhari Trending On Facebook

Less than a month into the current administration, the family of President Muhammadu Buhari are already faced with online identity theft. Across different social networks, especially ... Full story

Full Text of Inaugural Address Of ‘President’ MKO Abiola On June 11, 1994

Full text of the Epetedo, Lagos proclamation delivered by the late M.K.O. Abiola on Saturday, June 11, 1994. People of Nigeria, exactly one year ago, you ... Full story

Aderinokun’s Daughter Honours Late Father

Multi-talented artist, Mode Aderinokun, will be opening a new gallery of art and store in Lagos on Sunday, June 14, 2015. The artist dedicates the gallery, ... Full story

Court Admits Exhibits Against Ex-NURTW Boss, Auxiliary

AN Oyo State High Court yesterday admitted some exhibits allegedly used by a former Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Mukaila ... Full story

Nigerian Media Almost Destroyed My Marriage - Ramsey Nouah

Ramsey Nouah is one of the most-sought-after and handsome actors in Nollywood who has been consistent in his career. Nouah who is known as ‘loverboy’ ... Full story

Nigerian Woman To Die By Hanging Over Step Son’s Murder

A Makurdi High Court, presided over by Justice Jennifer Ijohor, yesterday, sentenced a 38-year-old house wife, Mrs. Ternenge Tersoo, to death by hanging for the ... Full story

Young Lovers Die Prematurely After S3x Romp

Two students of a University in Anambra State (name withheld), have reportedly died in a hostel room located near the school after using a sex-enhancing ... Full story

Nigerian Customs Officers Invaded Tarmac At Lagos International Airport And Beat Up Airport Security

Two Nigerian Customs officers who improperly attempted to get on the tarmac of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport without proper accreditation got unruly and began ... Full story

Tele Ikuru Lied, He Didn’t Return Any Money To Me - Rotimi Amaechi

Former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi has denied allegations that his deputy while in office, Tele Ikuru returned over N2 billion cash to him. This ... Full story

Girl Narrates How Her Father Raped Her With Condom

A 48-year-old father Adeboye Waheed, has been arrested for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old daughter to test if she was a virgin. The victim (name withheld) is ... Full story

Man Arrested For Torturing 4 Year Old Son

The police in Lagos have arrested a man, Sikiru Mustapha, who allegedly brutalised his four-year-old son, and abandoned him at a bus station in the ... Full story

Firefighter Who Collapsed During Rescue Operation Dies

An official of the Lagos State Fire Service, Olumide Ogunnubi, who collapsed while rescuing a victim that drowned in a well, is dead. PUNCH Metro had ... Full story

3 Kidnappers Nabbed For Death Of 11 Year Old Girl

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspected kidnappers for allegedly killing an 11-year-old girl, Aminat Ishola. The suspects ─ Babatunde Aderonmu, Sina Damilare, and ... Full story

UN Peacekeepers Traded Food And medicine For Sex

UN peacekeepers engaged in “transactional sex” with more than 225 Haitian women, as well as women in other countries, who said they did so in ... Full story

Head Quarters Of Regional Force Against Boko Haram To cost $30mn

The base of a multi-national military offensive against Boko Haram will cost some $30 million over the next year, the head of a regional security ... Full story

Angry Mob Burns Alive Robbers In Anambra State

Angry mob lynches two suspected robbers in Anambra state, setting them ablaze in broad daylight. These two criminals have ben allegedly terrorizing residents of Nkpor, ... Full story

Goodluck Support Group Chairman, Remanded Over Alleged Blackmail

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Tuesday ordered that the Chairman of the Goodluck Support Group, Aminu Abubakar, and one Okechukwu ... Full story

NYSC Member Stabbed To Death For Allegedly Dating Schoolgirl

A youth corps member serving in a secondary school in Ezuhu Umuhu Okwuato autonomous community in Aboh Mbaise Council of Imo State has been murdered ... Full story

Edo Police Arraign 98 Suspected Cultists

Ninty-eight persons arrested by the Special Squad deployed to Edo State by Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, for alleged cultism, were, yesterday, arraigned ... Full story

Man Threatens To Kill MI Over Girlfriend

Rap royalty and Chocolate City Vice President for Music, Jude Abaga a.k.a, M.I, has disclosed that an unknown man is after his life. He released his ... Full story

N8bn CBN Fraud: EFCC Opposes Bail For Accused

AS the trial of some bankers, including the staff of Central Bank of Nigeria and some commercial banks over alleged fraud amounting to N8 billion ... Full story

$330,000 Fraud: Accused Court Registrar Was Deceptive - Mohammed Umar

A quality control operative, Mohammed Umar, attached to the Polygraph Unit of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday told an Ikeja High Court ... Full story

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