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More Than 900 US Flights Canceled, 6,300 Delayed On Sunday

Another wave of airline cancellations and delays was felt across the United States on Sunday. According to the flight tracking website, FlightAware, about 912 flights was canceled on Sunday. A total of 6,378 flights was delayed across the United States same Sunday. It has been a chaotic summer travel season for the airline industry, which is […]

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Nigerian Government Can’t Borrow N1.1trn To End ASUU Strike – Minister

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, on Friday said it was unrealistic for the Federal Government to borrow money to end the months-long strike embarked by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. He made the comment while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today. “Should we go and borrow to pay N1.2 […]

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How Trump Made Me Part Ways With Kanye West – John Legend

Popular American musician, John Legend, has opened up about the strains in his relationship with Rapper Kanye West and why it ended. In an interview with CNN’s David Axelrod on ‘The Axe Files’ podcast, the singer revealed that they were no longer friends due to their political differences. Legend said he didn’t approve of his […]

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Nigeria 2023: 15 Deregistered Parties Back Peter Obi

The 15 political parties deregistered by the Independent National Electoral Commission, under the aegis of Coalition for Good Governance, on Friday declared support for the presidential ambition of the candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi. The organisation said only Obi out of the candidates contesting for the 2023 Presidency can stop Nigeria from disintegrating. The […]

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See The Deadliest Garden In The World (Photos)

The sign on the black iron gate says, “These plants can kill”, and it’s emblazoned with a skull and crossbones for good measure. The warning isn’t a joke – the plot sealed off behind these black iron bars is the deadliest garden in the world. And it’s open to the public. Established in 2005, the Poison […]

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The Premier League Winner Who Still Lives At Home And Helps His Parents With The Dishes

Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup, League Cup, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup — he’s won them all. At 23 years of age, Trent Alexander-Arnold is already supremely successful. The Liverpool and England defender has developed into one of Europe’s elite right-backs, displaying athleticism and playmaking abilities that are rare to find […]

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US Declares Monkeypox Outbreak A Public Health Emergency

The Biden administration on Thursday declared monkeypox a public health emergency, with cases on the rise across the US. The announcement came during a briefing with the Department of Health and Human Services. The administration has been criticized at times for its handling of the outbreak, and some have called on the government to declare a national […]

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Kidnapped Nollywood Actors Regain Freedom

The Actor Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has announced two of its members Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel Agbogidi have been released by their abductors unhurt. The Nollywood actors were abducted on Friday, July 29, abducted  while returning from a movie location at Ozilla town in Enugu state. This was disclosed in a statement signed by […]

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EFCC Declares Mompha Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, wanted. “Anyone with useful information as to his whereabout should contact the EFCC or the nearest police station,” the Commission said in a statement on Twitter. The EFCC said Mompha is wanted “in an alleged case of Retention of Proceeds of […]

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I’m Tired Of My 45-year Marriage – Charly Boy

Nigerian entertainer, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has hinted at a possible split from his wife, Diane. Oputa took to his Twitter page on Tuesday where he lamented his possible return to “bachelorhood” after “over 45 years of marriage”. “My People, If I tell una say, after over 45yrs of marriage to my […]

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ASUU Strike: Students Cry Out, Fear Missing Law School

Some final-year law students in the Nigerian public universities have cried out over the possibility of not been mobilised for the Nigerian Law School in 2022 due to the ongoing strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Lamenting to Punch on Tuesday in separate chats, some of them said their final year results had not […]

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‘Brazilian Hulk’ Who Injected Himself With OIL To Create 23-Inch Biceps, Dies On His 55th Birthday (Photos)

A Brazilian bodybuilder and TikTok star who gained 1.6 million followers by injecting himself with life-threatening oil to create 23-inch biceps has died on his 55th birthday in Ribeirao Preto. Valdir Segato had been using synthol injections for years despite risking strokes and infections to produce hulking biceps, pectorals and back muscles.  Segato, originally from […]

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Nigerians Face Hard Times As Kerosene Hits Over N800 Per Litre 

The price of kerosene used by several families have jumped to N800 per litre just as the market is beginning to adjust to the newly increased petrol and gas prices. Market survey by Punch on Tuesday showed that one litre of cooking kerosene, sold for N700 last week, now sells for between N800 and N850 in urban […]

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Again, ASUU Extends Strike By Four Weeks

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has again extended the ongoing strike by four weeks. President of the union, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke who disclosed this via a statement on Monday, said the decision was to give the government enough time to resolve all outstanding issues with the lecturers. Noting that the body conveyed an […]

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Again, Nigerian Doctors Threaten Strike Over Unpaid Wages, Poor Welfare

Doctors under the aegis of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have again threatened to commence strike if the Nigerian government fails to meet their demands. This development is contained in a communique issued at the end of the NARD’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held from 25th to 30th July in Lafia, Nasarawa State. The […]

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Youth Unemployment Is Worse Than Time Bomb, Says Olu Of Warri

The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III has lamented over the level of youth unemployment in the country, saying it is worse than a time bomb waiting to explode. The monarch, who was a guest on Channels Television’s current affairs programme, Newsnight which was teased on Sunday, linked youth unemployment to the current security challenges bedeviling Africa’s […]

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Ne-Yo’s Wife Announces Marriage Crash, Accuses The Singer Of Cheating On Her For 8 Years

Crystal Smith, wife of American singer and songwriter, Ne-Yo, on Sunday announced that she has officially broken up with the R&B artiste. In a statement on her Instagram page, the mother-of-three stated that for eight years of their marriage, she had shared her husband with numerous women “who sell their bodies to him unprotected.” She […]

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Nollywood Actors ‘Kidnapped’ In Enugu

Two prominent Nollywood actors and members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel, aka Agbogidi, have been reportedly kidnapped in Enugu. Monalisa Chinda, AGN’s Director of Communications, broke the news in a statement on her verified Instagram page, on Friday. Chinda, in the statement, stated that the actors were reported […]

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