15 ways to get kids busy this holiday (Punch)

Holiday is perhaps the time of the year when most parents have the opportunity to spend quality time with their children. It is also a period that many children find exciting and look forward to, being the end of several…

Man protests at gov’s office over late father’s unpaid gratuity (Punch)

A young man, Joseph Odey, on Wednesday embarked on a one-man protest at the governor’s office in Calabar to call attention to the plight of members of his family over the non-payment of his late father’s gratuity and death benefits.…

Nanny in court for allegedly stealing employer’s foreign currency (Punch)

A nanny, whose name was given simply as Kemi, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing her employer’s 1,300 dollars, 2,300 Euros and 200 pounds (about N1.499million). Kemi, 46, who resides at Ilupeju in Lagos State,…

Neighbours rape, impregnate Katsina woman with mental illness (Punch)

Two neighbours, Nasiru Musa, 35, and Ibrahim Abubakar, 27, have been remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping and impregnating a 26-year-old woman suffering mental illness in Katsina. The suspects, who were said to be the victim’s neighbours at Goya…

Japan international Endo joins Stuttgart on loan (Punch)

Japan international Wataru Endo has joined German second division side Stuttgart on a one-year loan deal, the club announced Tuesday. Endo, 26 arrives on loan from Belgian club Sint-Truiden, whom he joined in 2018 after spells at J-League clubs Shonan…

We won’t call witnesses because Atiku’s witnesses supported our case, INEC’s lawyer tells tribunal (Punch)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday that it would not call any witness to defend its case in respect of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku…

Insecurity: Youths protest in Ibadan, warn Buhari of interethnic conflict (Punch)

Scores of youths on Saturday protested the insecurity in the South-West and warned President Muhammadu Buhari of imminent interethnic wars. The youth from three different socio-cultural groups: South-West Youth Movement, Yoruba Koya Initiative and Arewa Youth Movement, called on the…

SARS operative chasing hemp smokers shoots innocent man dead in Lagos (Punch)

An operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad has shot dead a cleaner identified as Francis. The PUNCH learnt that the incident happened on Monday on Ajisegiri Street, in the Ilupeju area of Lagos State. The policeman and his team members…

Five nabbed for killing man wrongfully accused of stealing phone (Punch)

Personnel of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five suspects for beating 22-year-old Olamide Omolegbe to death after a trader, Bolanle Muhammed, wrongfully accused him of stealing her phone in the Badore area of Ajah. It was learnt that…

Election tribunal: Why I fell out with Buhari – Buba Galadima (Punch)

Buba Galadima, who is a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Monday, that he fell out with the President in 2015 because he was not appointed a minister. Galadima, who is the first…

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