We almost killed Success, now her video has changed our lives – Parents (Punch)

Theophilus Onojeghen writes about how a video of the innocent outburst of Success Adegor, went viral, elevated the family and exposed problems in the educational system in Delta State Finding Success Adegor’s home within the Urban Area of Sapele wasn’t…

Many pupils feared dead as school building collapses in Lagos (Punch)

Many primary school pupils were feared dead on Wednesday after a three-storeyed building at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, collapsed around 10am. The school was said to be on the last floor. A resident of the area, Prince Adams, who alerted…

UTME: JAMB bans ATM cards, watches, key holders (Punch)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has listed at least 19 items which it said remained prohibited for the over 1.8 million candidates taking the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The board said in its weekly bulletin obtained by our…

Nine ballot booklets go missing in Lagos (Punch)

Tension arose as nine ballot booklets got missing at the Ogudu collation centre for Ward 4 voting centre in the Kosofe area of Lagos State. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) agents were protesting the missing ballot booklets. A PDP agent,…

Card reader malfunctions at Sanwo-Olu polling unit

Voting has yet to begin at Lateef Jakande/Femi Okunnu polling unit in Ikoyi where the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is expected to vote. The delay, according to a Punch newspaper report,…

Guber Poll: Buhari, wife vote in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, have just cast their ballots in the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections. According to a report by Punch newspaper, the pair voted in Daura, Katsina State around 8.04am. Buhari, the report…

Woman gives birth to triplets after losing two children to kidnappers (Punch)

More than two years after losing two children to suspected kidnappers, joy has returned to the family of Fatai and Suliat Azeez, who have welcomed a set of triplets at their home on Aiyepe Avenue in the Okokomaiko area of…

Gridlock as fire guts Ogun mass transit bus on Otedola Bridge (Punch)

Tragedy was averted on Monday when a mass transit bus owned by the Ogun State Government burst into flames on the Otedola Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The fire, which started around 11am, was said to have resulted from a…

Court acquits teacher accused of stealing $110,267 by Donald Duke’s wife (Punch)

The wife of the former governor of Cross River State, Onari Duke, on Monday, lost her bid to send the former Vice-Principal of the American International School, Lagos, Ebele Mbanugo, to prison for allegedly stealing $110,267.57 from her non-governmental organisation.…

Chef arrested for allegedly killing lawyer in Lagos hotel (Punch)

A chef, Joshua Usulor, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly killing a 34-year-old lawyer, Feyitayo Obot, who came to Lagos for a business meeting and lodged at a hotel in Opebi, Ikeja area…

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