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Speaker Tasks Paliamentarians On Addressing Climate Change

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Tajudeen Abbas, has called on parliaments across the globe to intensify efforts on climate action as the world marks the International Day of Parliamentarians. Mr. Abbas, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Musa Abdullahi Kirshi explains that Climate change poses a great threat to mankind, hence the need to take concerted action to contain it. He notes that the International Day of Parliamentarism, which marks the […]

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Stakeholders In Fight Against Malaria Seek More Funding

Stakeholders in the Fight against Malaria have called for more funding in the Primary Health Care system for prompt treatment and elimination of deadly diseases which includes Malaria. The National Coordinator of Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunisation and Nutrition, Mr. Ayo Ipinmoye made the call at a stakeholders engagement in Abuja. He said adequate investment in the Primary Healthcare would boost surveillance and monitoring as well as ensure timely access to healthcare thereby reducing the burden on Tertiary Healthcare […]

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Swiatek Reaches First WTA Grass-cut Semis

World number one Iga Swiatek has reached the semi-finals of a WTA Tour grass-court event for the first time. The Polish 22-year-old beat Russia's Anna Blinkova 6-3 6-2 at the Bad Homburg Open in Germany. Swiatek will play unseeded Italian Lucia Bronzetti, ranked 65th, in the semi-finals. Elsewhere, Cameron Norrie and Novak Djokovic both gained victories in their singles exhibition matches at the Hurlingham Classic in London. British number one […]

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Naija Super 8: Akwa United, Sporting FC Pick Wildcards

Akwa United and Sporting FC have picked the two wildcards for the Naija Super 8 tournament. Former Nigeria Premier League champions, Akwa United and Lagos-based Sporting FC got the nod of the organisers. The two teams joined six other teams who made it from the zonal playoffs. Meanwhile, Nigeria Premier League champions Enyimba have been drawn in Group A with Remo Stars, Katsina United and Sporting FC. Rivers United, Akwa […]

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United Agree Deal To Sign Mount

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign England midfielder Mason Mount from Chelsea on a five-year contract for £55m, plus £5m in add-ons. Mount, 24, will be Erik ten Hag's first signing of the summer as he looks to strengthen his side following United's qualification for next season's Champions League. Chelsea spent £600m last season and needed to sell before 30 June to ease Financial Fair Play concerns. Mount […]

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Abuja Customer Absconds With N55m Benz During Test Drive

A car dealer, Mohammed Manga, has been thrown into confusion after a customer, one Henry, absconded with one of his cars, a Mercedes Benz GLB 250 in the Abuja area of the Federal Capital Territory. PUNCH Metro gathered from Manga that a yet-to-be-identified friend who is also into the business of selling cars visited his office in Abuja requesting to take the vehicle worth over N55m to a potential customer interested […]

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Oyo Husband Rapes Wife’s Apprentice, Victim Commits Suicide

Sixteen-year-old Olayemi Agbeloba has died by suicide after the husband of her boss whose name could only be confirmed as Ajibode, allegedly raped her at their residence in the Eruwa community, in the Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State. After perpetrating the crime, Ajibode, who is a welder, was said to have threatened to kill the minor if she revealed what happened to anyone. PUNCH Metro gathered that until her […]

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11 Passengers Die In Edo Crash, Eight Injured

No fewer than 11 passengers died in a crash that injured eight others around the Ovia Bridge on the Edo State end of the Benin-Lagos Expressway on Thursday. PUNCH Metro gathered that the crash which occurred around 11am involved a Toyota Hiace 18-seater bus and a truck belonging to the Dangote truck. The driver of the truck was said to be heading towards Benin, Edo State when he rammed into the […]

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53-Year-Old Naomi Campbell Welcomes Second Child

Naomi Campbell has announced the birth of her son in her latest Instagram post. In the picture, the world-class supermodel is seen holding the newborn's hand alongside her two-year-old daughter. Campbell, who began her career at the young age of 15, is currently single, but is not letting that deter her from her motherhood aspirations. In the post, the 53-year-old dotes on the newborn, calling him, "a true gift from God". Her caption read, “My little […]

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