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Nnamdi Kanu speaks on Ike Ekweremadu attack, offers N1m for Southeast governors’ travel itinerary

The leader of the separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has offered N1 million reward for credible information on overseas travel itinerary of Southeast governors. The fugitive also warned other Igbo leaders except a senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe, not to travel out of the country for their own good. Mr Kanu announced this […]

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Why we attacked Ike Ekweremadu– IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday gave reasons why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, in Germany. It was reported how the senator was attacked in Nuremberg, Germany where he was attending the New Yam Festival of Igbo community in that country. Reacting to the attack, IPOB said it has […]

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63 killed in wedding explosion (Photos)

A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a wedding reception in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday evening. The explosion occurred in a Shiite neighbourhood as people gathered to celebrate a wedding in the Dubai City wedding hall. The victims included women and children, an official said. The Associated Press quoted a […]

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Nigeria will be poverty-free by 2030, Fayemi assures

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that poverty can be eradicated in Nigeria in 2030, as projected, with diligent prosecution of the Sustainable Development Goal’s policy. Dr. Fayemi said the state would continue to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) vision of ensuring that poverty is banished across the developing nations, especially […]

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We are in the Western world, nothing will happen to us, IPOB members speak, after attacking Ike Ekweremadu (Videos)

IPOB members yesterday, attacked the former deputy senate president at a function in Germany… In a video shared by Radio Biafra, the aggrieved Biafrans say they are against their leaders celebrating New Yam festival in Germany when their indigenes back home are being killed, raped and attacked by Fulani herdsmen. Watch the video of the attack below…

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B’Haram: 35,000 killed so far in Nigeria – UN

An estimated 35,000 persons have lost their lives in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe States and other parts of Nigeria since the beginning of the conflict in 2009, the United Nations has said. “These are 35,000 too many deaths,” it said in a statement. The agency also said 37 aid […]

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What happened to Ike Ekweremadu in Germany is an eye-opener – Femi Fani-Kayode

This is Femi Fani-Kayode reacting to viral videos of IPOB members beating ex-deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu at an Igbo event in Germany yesterday. Watch the video below:

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Ruiz beat me with a lucky punch sent by the gods – Anthony Joshua

British superstar Anthony Joshua is eager to bounce back in his rematch with Andy Ruiz. In June at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Ruiz handed Joshua the first defeat of his pro career. He dropped Joshua four times before the contest was stopped in the seventh round. The rematch is taking place on […]

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Insecurity In Nigeria: Identify, kill all bandits, Buhari orders military

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday ordered the military to identify and kill bandits carrying out attacks across the country. The President said he was disturbed that bandits not only kill, but also maim and extort their victims. Buhari gave the orders in  Katsina State while addressing 15 officers and 160 soldiers of the 17th Army […]

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5% VAT on online shopping: Nigerians react

Mixed reactions have trailed the proposed plan by the Federal Government to slam a five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods bought online. Experts told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos, that the plan could discourage the growing digital economy, while some expressed worry that the revenue realised would […]

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Actress Toyin Abraham is engaged, not married yet – Manager

There is an indication that, contrary to reports currently trending online, popular Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham’s marriage to Nollywood actor, Kolawole Ajeyemi, is yet to be completed. Abraham’s manager and spokesperson, Samuel Olatunji, in a telephone conversation with Punch correspondent on Thursday, shed some light on the actress’ current marital status.  “I don’t know where […]

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Autopsy confirms Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide by hanging

Disgraced US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead in his jail cell last Saturday while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, hanged himself, the much awaited autopsy has confirmed. A spokeswoman for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner disclosed the finding on Friday. The wealthy and well-connected money manager was found […]

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Samson Siasia reacts to FIFA life ban

Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has reacted to the life ban and $50,000 fine slammed on him yesterday by FIFA. According to FIFA, he was banned for agreeing to ‘the manipulation of matches.’ FIFA did not state when he committed the infractions but said the ex-Nigeria international has been notified on Friday. Reacting to the […]

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Why we brought El-Zakzaky back to Nigeria Immediately — FG

The Nigerian government said on Friday that Shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky tried to seek asylum in India. The Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Grace Gekpe, said this in a statement sent to Premium Times. “With total disrespect and complete loss of decorum for international procedures while in India, he initiated contacts […]

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Federer Stunned By World Number 70 In Cincinnati

Seven-time champion and third seed Roger Federer was knocked out of the Cincinnati Masters by world number 70 Andrey Rublev in the third round on Thursday. Rublev won 6-3, 6-4 and will face fellow Russian Daniil Medvedev, the ninth seed, for a place in the semi-finals. Federer, 38, will now head into the US Open […]

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El-Zakzaky back from India without treatment

Barely three days after he left Nigeria for medicare in an Indian hospital, the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, is back in the country. Sources inside the movement confirmed to Daily Sun that the Shi’ite leader and his wife left Delhi at 5pm Nigerian time yesterday. With the flight time […]

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Evangelist beaten for stealing phones in Nigeria

A self-acclaimed evangelist, Mr Akinjide Durojaiye, was on Thursday beaten to a pulp for allegedly stealing two new Tecno mobile phones from a shop within the Femi Johnson Building in the Dugbe area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The 49-year-old man, who claimed to be an evangelist at the Dominion Assembly, Ilare-Ijesa in Osun State, said […]

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How police arrested Nigerian woman who locked orphan in dog cage

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking up a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel. The Punch learnt that the incident happened in the Surulere area of Lagos. There had been outrage on the social media after a video went viral showing the suspect beating the boy for an unstated […]

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