FG panel probes David Mark’s offshore assets

The Federal Government, through its Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property, has started investigation into the ownership of some offshore companies allegedly linked to a former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark. It was learnt on Thursday that this followed a prior investigation conducted by the National Intelligence Agency in collaboration[...]

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Twitter Users Roast Michael Cohen For Newly Ironic Anti-Hillary Clinton Tweet

Michael Cohen was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison Wednesday, nearly 36 months after the former attorney for President Trump posted a tweet that, under the circumstances, is very, very ironic. On Dec. 19, 2015, Cohen tweeted to Hillary Clinton When you go to prison for defrauding America and perjury, your room and board will be free![...]

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California politician arrested after spanking his 7-year-old daughter

A Democratic assemblyman in California was arrested Monday on suspicion of child cruelty after allegedly spanking his daughter. On Wednesday, he claimed that he had only done so as a means of punishment. In an interview with the Fresno Bee, lawmaker Joaquin Arambula spoke about an incident at home Sunday night that led him to spank his 7-year-old.[...]

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Venezuela HIV patients rely on herbal remedy due to antiretroviral shortage

As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo. For each dose, patients use around 50 leaves from the tree, which is often used for lumber and is also known as the West Indian elm.[...]

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BREAKING: EFCC files 59 charges as Okupe fails to return N120m

Following his inability to return N120m allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed 59 charges against a former Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe. It was learnt that Okupe will be arraigned before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the[...]

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2019 presidency: Donald Duke’s running mate quits race

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has stepped down as the running mate of the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Mr. Donald Duke, The PUNCHhas learnt. Junaid, who is one of the fiercest critics of President Muhammadu Buhari, told our correspondent during an interview that he decided to step down because of the “many[...]

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Shiite members hold protest to mark three years of El-Zakzaky’s ‘unlawful’ detention

Followers of Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky have staged a peaceful protest to mark three years of Zaria massacre and El-Zakzaky's "unlawful detention" by the Nigerian government. The protesters carried placards and stormed the federal secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday, chanting anti-government songs and demanding the release of their spiritual leader, who has been in custody since[...]

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Jennifer Lopez struggles to fit her GIANT couture gown into a stretch limousine as she attends the premiere of her new movie- photos

No pain, no gain! With great fashion comes great responsibility, the 49-year-old performer shared a snap of herself heading to the venue - sitting perfectly still so as not to crease the garment - which was crammed into the back of a stretch limousine. She wore a Giambattista Valli AW2018 Couture collection. She added the event[...]

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Ethiopian domestic workers banned from entering the UAE

The UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has banned Ethiopian nationals from travelling to the UAE to work as domestic workers, according to local media reports. In a notification sent to recruitment agencies, the ministry said that the ban – which came into effect on December 11 – will continue “until further notice.” The[...]

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Apple to build $1 billion Texas campus

Apple said on Thursday it would spend $1 billion to build a second campus in Austin, Texas that will house as many as 15,000 workers, amid a broader push by many U.S. companies to create more jobs at home. More details will unfold later.

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BREAKING: I’ll lay 2019 budget on Wednesday, Buhari writes NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari has notified the National Assembly of his intention to ‎lay the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday next week. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, read the President’s letter at the plenary on Thursday. Members of the House, however, condemned Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, for blaming[...]

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Maradona’s new girlfriend kicks him out of home he bought for her

ormer football player, Diego Maradona, 58, has been kicked out of the home, he bought for his new girlfriend, Rocio Oliva, 28, after she ended their relationship. The Argentina legend and Rocio’s relationship ended after series of blazing rows, reports Sun UK. Maradona, who is currently managing a team in Mexico is reportedly hurting after the split. An Argentine[...]

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Man discovers that four-year-old son was fathered by wife’s lecturer

A Zimbabwean man has discovered that his four-year-old son is not actually his but that of his wife’s lecturer. According to iHarare, Lovemore Mlambo had always suspected that the boy wasn’t his son, because he didn’t bear any resemblance to him. He had also refused to register the birth of the boy due to the same reason.[...]

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2019: President Buhari hosts Joke Silva, Alex Ekubo, IK Ogbonna, Mercy Aigbe, Iyanya, Bambam, other entertainers in Aso Rock- see photos

President Buhari and his wife, Aisha, last night hosted a number of Nigerian entertainers in Aso Rock, Abuja. The entertainers were invited to the villa by the Buhari Support Organization, a group headed by the Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali to canvass for support for President Buhari's re-election. Among the entertainers that attended the event[...]

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Sanwo-Olu: I set up Nigeria’s first pension commission… get it out of your blocked brains that I just appeared

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the All Progressives (APC) Candidate for Lagos Guber election, says people should get it out of their blocked brains that he came out from nowhere. The former commissioner of establishment, training, and pensions, said he started the first pension commission anywhere in Nigeria, stating that he had always been in the system. Sanwo-Olu,[...]

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