Reece James: Robbers break into Chelsea star’s home, steal his Champions League & Euro 2020 medals (Video)

Reece James has revealed his Champions League winners’ medal and Euro 2020 runners-up medal were stolen during a burglary at his home while he played for Chelsea on Tuesday. The 21-year-old England wing-back said the possessions were taken from a safe, which also contained his Super Cup winners’ medal. He posted a number of CCTV clips of the burglary on ...

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Ogun lecturer sues Sanwo-Olu, others for declaring her wanted over COVID-19 test

A lecturer at the Department of Chemical Science, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, Dr Adesola Adeleke, has sued the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu (first responder) and the Commissioner for Health (second) at the Lagos State High Court for declaring her wanted upon her return to Lagos from South Africa. Also joined in the suit are the ...

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Jonathan’s rumour defection to APC, party says we will welcome him and even give him benefits

The All Progressives Congress on Wednesday said it would welcome former President Goodluck Jonathan should he decide to join the party. It also said he, like every other new entrant, would enjoy the rights and privileges extended to all members of the party irrespective of date of joining. National Secretary of the party, Senator John Akpanudoedehe said this while answering ...

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UK court agrees to serve Prince Andrew with sex-assault claim

The UK High Court has agreed to formally serve Prince Andrew with Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s s.e.x-assault claim if his legal team refuses to accept the court papers, British officials told The Post on Wednesday. “The lawyers acting for Ms. Giuffre have now provided further information to the High Court, and the High Court has accepted the request for service under ...

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Mercy Aigbe depressed over new rate of dollar

Nollywood actress, and business woman, Mercy Augbe has cried out on social media again over the exchange rate of dollar. Mercy says it’s really depressing. Days before now, she took to the same social media to complain bitterly about the rate saying it is frustrating. In a latest rant, she wnet on to hail those who earn in dollars, saying ...

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Yoruba nation agitators to stage march Sept 24 when Buhari will address UN Assembly

Yoruba Nation agitators under the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination have vowed to stage a march on September 24 when President Muhammadu Buhari, will address the 76th Session of the high-level General Debate of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York. NINAS Chairman and leader of Ilana Omo Oodua, Banji Akintoye, made this known in ...

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Naira fails to recover at black market, hits new low

Naira fell significantly against the U.S dollar at the parallel market on Wednesday, as the currency exchanged hands with the hard currency at N562.00 per $1. This implies a N5.00 or 0.90 devaluation from the N557.00 it traded on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the naira remained stable against the greenback currency at the official market on Wednesday, as foreign exchange turnover remained ...

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Thousands protest in El Salvador over introduction of Bitcoin as legal tender

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in El Salvador, angry at the introduction of Bitcoin as its legal tender. President Nayib Bukele says the cryptocurrency will help Salvadorans working abroad to send money back home. But demonstrators fear it will bring instability and inflation to the impoverished Latin American country. Some protesters set fire to a brand-new Bitcoin ...

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Nnamdi Kanu sues Kenya over extradition to Nigeria

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has sued Kenya over his extradition to Nigeria. The pro-Biafra activist’s brother, Kingsley Kanunta, sued on his behalf, according to court papers obtained by Punch correspondent In his petition presented by Luchiri and Company Advocates, Kanu argued that his arrest in Kenya and subsequent extradition to Nigeria in June were ...

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France suspends 3,000 unvaccinated health workers

About 3,000 health workers in France have been suspended because they have not been vaccinated against Covid-19. A new rule, which came into force on Wednesday, made vaccination mandatory for the country’s 2.7 million health, care home and fire service staff. But French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Thursday that “most of the suspensions are only temporary”. Many are ...

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BBnaija: Biggie punishes Saga for violating secret task rule

  BBNaija season 6 housemate Saga has been given a punishment for disobeying Biggie’s orders.   Recall that Biggie gave Saga a secret task to pick a fight with Nini and avoid her till next diary session.   He told Saga that he will be rewarded with 200 token if he successfully carries out the task.   Saga, however, failed ...

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Ugandan opposition MPs charged with terrorism

Ugandan prosecutors on Wednesday slapped additional charges of terrorism as well as aiding and abetting terrorism on two opposition National Unity Party (NUP) MPs. The lawmakers – Mohammed Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana, who are allied to the opposition leader Bobi Wine – had been charged and remanded last week with three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder ...

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Whitney Houston’s ‘The Bodyguard’ slated for remake as fans questions why

The 1992 iconic blockbuster “The Bodyguard,” starring the late Whitney Houston, is slated for a remake, according to Variety. Matthew López, a 2019 Tony nominee for his Broadway play “The Inheritance,” is working on the new version of the classic film for Warner Bros. — a project some angry Houston fans are already declaring a “trolling” move. “The Bodyguard,” which ...

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Okonjo-Iweala among Time’s 100 most influential people in 2021

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has been listed as one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people for 2021. Time Magazine’s annual list of 100 most influential people in the world accords recognition to “people whose ideas, example, talent, or discoveries transform the world we live in”. The list, released on Wednesday, places the individuals in ...

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I am the most controversial person on earth -Tonto Dikeh

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh says she is the most controversial person on earth. Dikeh spoke in a video at the TEDx Ikenegbu programme titled “Leveraging on controversy’, which she posted on her official Instagram page. The programme is an annual event organised by Martin Uwakwe and Co-organised by Excel Ajah to bring people together to share their experiences through talks, ...

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Murder of Na’Allah: Car found in Niger Republic, 2 suspects arrested

The Police Command in Kaduna State has arrested two suspects over the killing of pilot Abdulkarim Na’Allah, the eldest son of Sen. Bala Ibn Na’Allah, in Kaduna. Abdulkarim’s stolen car has also be found in Niger Republic. Na’Allah, the senior, is the Senator representing Kebbi South senatorial district. The command Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the arrest on ...

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White House calls Nicki Minaj to discuss COVID-19 vaccine safety

After superstar rapper Nicki Minaj questioned the efficacy of the Covid-19 vaccine in a post on Twitter this week, the White House confirmed on Wednesday that it had offered her a call with a doctor to answer questions about the safety of the vaccine, New York Times reports. The rapper’s comments drew widespread attention after she said she would not ...

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Over 100 die of cholera outbreak in Niger as Commissoner blames it on open deification

The Niger State Government on Wednesday said over 100 persons had died of cholera outbreak in the 25 local government areas of the state. The Commissioner for Health and Hospital Services, Dr Mohammed MakunSidi, in an interview with journalists at the ongoing training workshop for journalists by Pathfinder International in Minna, the state capital, said, “Over 100 persons have died ...

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Cult threat: Missing student, sister planned disappearance, says Caleb varsity

Caleb University, Imota, Lagos State, has said its internal investigation and information obtained from chats between a missing student, Oluwanifemi Olajide, and his sister, Stella, showed that the student’s disappearance was planned. Punch Metro on Wednesday reported that the student’s father, Oni Olajide, lamented that his son went missing while in the school. He claimed that Oluwanifemi, a student of ...

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You can’t break my unbeaten record, Tyson Fury tells Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury believes he will never lose his unbeaten record, despite the looming threat of fights against dangerous punchers such as Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua. Fury defends his WBC belt against Wilder on October 9, which could finally set up an undisputed world title showdown against Joshua. Joshua risks his world titles against Oleksandr Usyk on September 25, live ...

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Driver rewarded for returning bag containing millions of naira

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two, MMA2, has rewarded Mr. Eluu Emmanuel for returning a bag containing bundles of local, foreign currencies, jewellery and other valuables worth millions of naira. The bag was left on a passenger bus used for conveying air travellers at the Airside of MMA2. BASL gave Eluu a cash ...

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