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A Twitter user, as Tobi Samson with the handle, @tobisampson has taken to the platform to share the precautions some Nigerians had apprised D’Banj to take over the unprotectivete state of his indoor swimming pool before the untimely death of his 1-year-old son. Although, most of their concerns ended up in the archives of Instagram’s data, Tobi has in this moment, pointed out that the seemingly inevitable could have been ... Read More »

U.S. quits U.N. human rights body, citing bias vs. Israel, alarming critics

The United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, a move activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. Standing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt for thwarting ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua Honoured With OBE By Queen Elizabeth II

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua has been awarded an OBE as part of the Queen’s birthday honors. The boxer who currently holds the WBA, IBF and WBO titles was appointed for his services to boxing. Joshua had previously been honored with an MBE in 2013 after winning an Olympic gold medal in 2012. He is expected to face WBC champion, Deontay Wilder, with all his boxing titles at stake. Please ... Read More »

M.K.O Abiola: Bashir Tofa faults declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day

The National Republican Convention candidate in the 1993 Presidential election, Bashir Tofa, on Sunday in Kano opposed President Muhammad Buhari’s decision to recognise June 12 as Democracy Day, insisting that the pronouncement deserves serious reconsideration Tofa who was reacting to President Buhari’s recent honour to the late MKO Abiola and the changing of Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12 also stated that to him, the 1993 presidential election ... Read More »

Reggae legend, Ras Kimono, dies at 60

Nigerian Reggae legend, Ekeleke Elumelu, popularly known as Ras Kimono, is dead. The singer reportedly died on Sunday in a Lagos hospital after a brief illness In a recent chat with PUNCH, the reggae star said, he had been a vegetarian for over 37 years and neither smoked nor drank alcohol. He said, “I have never smoked and I don’t drink alcohol. I tell people I have been a vegetarian ... Read More »

Memorial Day 2018: Trump Honors ‘Our Heroes’ at Arlington

President Trump paid tribute to and mourned the loss of fallen soldiers on Monday with a traditional Memorial Day visit to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, vowing that “we will never forget our heroes.” After laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns on a gray and unseasonably cool day, Mr. Trump addressed a cheering crowd that included Gold Star families, honoring “the men and women who laid down ... Read More »

Massive flood sweeps through Maryland’s howard county

Since Ellicott City’s destructive flooding in 2016, work has been underway in Howard County, Maryland, to improve infrastructure so stormwater could better navigate the historic downtown. But according to the county, only 30 percent of that work was done before Sunday’s storms. “They’re major efforts. Rebuilding a stonewall in a stream is a significant challenge to do that,” said Jim Irvin, director of Howard County’s public works division. Some of ... Read More »

“Hero” granted French citizenship after rescuing child dangling from 4th-floor balcony

A young man from Mali is being praised as a hero after he scaled an apartment building to save a child dangling from a balcony. President Emmanuel Macron on Monday rewarded the young man’s bravery with an offer of French citizenship and a job as a firefighter. “Bravo,” Macron said to 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama during a meeting in a gilded room of the presidential Elysee Palace where Gassama also received ... Read More »

”Every Nigerian will have swollen pockets if money diverted under Jonathan is distributed even” Adams Oshiomole says

Former Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole, says every Nigerian would have a swollen pocket and would become rich automatically if the money stolen during the Goodluck Jonathan administration was distributed evenly. Oshiomole who is in the running for the position of the National Chairman of APC, said this when he spoke members of the APC in Edo state on Friday May 25th. ”Poverty is not an act of God, it ... Read More »

Video: ‘Ghanaian judge’ caught watching sexually explicit video during court session

A ‘Ghanaian judge’ whose name wasn’t revealed was caught watching a sexually explicit video during a recent court session The video which has gone viral was shared by Ghana’s News Platform, Watch the shameful video below. javascript:; Please follow and like us: Read More »

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