Fani-Kayode, questions paternity of ex-wife’s children

Fani-Kayode, questions paternity of ex-wife’s children

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, and his family, have questioned the paternity of three children from Mr. Fani-Kayode’s former wife, Yemisi. In a lengthy article published Saturday, a representative of the family, Felix Olawunmi, narrated a turbulent post-marital relationship between the former minister and Yemisi, and said the issue of the children’s parenthood had been […]

IT firm denies receiving N78 million for Fashola’s website

IT firm denies receiving N78 million for Fashola’s website

The IT firm named by the Lagos State procurement office as receiving N78 million for the upgrade of former Governor Babatunde Fashola’s personal website, has denied being paid the amount. Info Access Plus Limited said its quotation for the job was N12.5 million, and that the state eventually spent N10 million. The figure contradicts details […]

Ebola survivors face severe pain, possible blindness

Ebola survivors face severe pain, possible blindness

Thousands of West Africans who were infected with the Ebola virus but survived it are suffering chronic conditions such as serious joint pain and eye inflammation that can lead to blindness, global health experts have said. Ebola survivors who fought off the most severe bouts of infection are the most likely to suffer ongoing medical […]

Three arraigned for fraud in Edo

Three persons including a couple have been arraigned before an Oredo Magistrate Court for alleged N1, 460,000 fraud. The accused, Vincent Collins (45), his wife, Joy (42) and Enuki Maria (42), were arraigned on a five-count charge of stealing and obtaining money under false pretense. They pleaded not guilty to the charges. Police prosecutor, Sylvester […]

Boko Haram suicide bombers spread fear in Cameroon

Boko Haram suicide bombers spread fear in Cameroon

Empty streets, body searches and tips to police embody the fear that Boko Haram has instilled in northern Cameroon, where they killed more than 40 people in suicide bombings in July. Raiders from the Nigerian sect later kidnapped 135 villagers and killed eight others in a pre-dawn strike across the border last Tuesday, police and […]

Loans: Banks put up debtors’ property for sale

Loans: Banks put up debtors’ property for sale

Some of the Money Deposit Banks in the country have compiled for sale the lists of houses, hotels, filling stations, schools, among other property used as collateral by debtors in a bid to recover their capital. The banks, in a name and shame manner, had earlier in the week published the lists of chronic debtors […]

Human Right Commission Commends Nigerian Army On War Against Terrorism

Human Right Commission Commends Nigerian Army On War Against Terrorism

The Nigerian Army has been commended for doing its best in containing the menace of Boko Haram terrorists.  This commendation was made today by Professor Bem Angwe, the Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission at the office of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Major General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, when the former paid courtesy […]

U.S did not give Buhari names of oil thieves – US embassy

U.S did not give Buhari names of oil thieves – US embassy

The United States has yet to give the list of oil thieves to President Muhammadu Buhari, findings by our correspondents have shown. Sources at the US embassy said they were not aware of any exchange of documents between American officials and the President during the visit. If there was such a list, a source said, […]

Rape: We had sex; I did not rape her – UNILAG lecturer

Rape: We had sex; I did not rape her – UNILAG lecturer

For nine days, Shola (not real name) was in pain. The abdominal pain she endured felt as if a knife got stuck in her, she told Saturday PUNCH. She was scared but she had no choice but to endure the pain since she couldn’t imagine telling her parents the unimaginable trauma she had been subjected to […]