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China Produces First Electric Passenger Aircraft


The world’s first electric passenger aircraft to gain an airworthiness certificate has been produced by China, a news report said. It said that the BX1E has a 14.5 meter wingspan has a maximum payload of 230 kilogram. “It can fly at an altitude of 3,000 metres. “The charging is completed ...

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China Offers Food To North Korea As Drought Worsens


China on Friday said it would offer food aid to North Korea which has declared one of its worst droughts in a century. Foreign Ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, was quoted as saying in Beijing that the Chinese side was willing to provide assistance at the request of North Korea. “We ...

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FRSC Dismisses Staff For Alleged Faking Of Drivers’ Licences


The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has dismissed a Road Marshal Assistant, Sunny Kpogha, for alleged misconduct relating to insuring of fake Driver’s licences. The FRSC Sector Commander in Edo, Mr Familoni Oluwasusi, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Saturday. ...

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Nigeria gets $500m from World Bank To Improve Maternal, Child Health


The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $500 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to significantly improve maternal, child, and nutrition health services for women and children in Nigeria. By improving access to higher quality health services, the new development financing will help Nigeria to achieve ...

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7 Traits Guys Consider Bad That Are Actually Great


We, women, can sometimes bring troubles into men`s life. Although they may become angry with our behavior, there are plenty of situations where we act rightly and they admit that soon. Guys often can`t deal with their problems or just don`t want to do anything at all. When a man ...

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8 Misconceptions That Prevent You from Being Happy


Being happy is surely the goal of everyone, despite the fact that happiness differs from person to person. “Rise up this morning, smile with the rising sun…” I’m absolutely agree with Bob Marley – this is what we all want, but often can`t do. Why? Well, there are a lot ...

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World Shocked at Enduring Racism, Gun Violence in US


Often the target of U.S. human rights accusations, China wasted little time returning such charges following the shooting at a historic black church in South Carolina that left nine people dead. Elsewhere around the world, the attack renewed perceptions that Americans have too many guns and have yet to overcome ...

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Ritual Killers In Ogun Killed Female Student

The Suspects

The dismembered body of a female student of a polytechnic in Ogun State, Miss Morenikeji Owolabi, has been discovered by policemen. PUNCH Metro gathered on Wednesday that the body was found in a shrine on Tuesday in Eposo-Akaka community, Isara, in the Remo North Local Government Area of the state. ...

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Wicked Mother abandons four-year-old sick girl in hospital


A four-year-old child, who is battling with cerebral palsy, which inhibits proper growth and movement of her body, has been abandoned at the Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital, Lagos State. It was learnt that her unidentified mother had sometime last year left the child with her grandmother, identified as Nike Owoyeni, and ...

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Woman stabs two-year-old son to death


The police in Ogun State have arrested a 26-year-old woman, Funmilayo Tijani, who allegedly stabbed her two-year-old son, Emmanuel, to death in the Sango Ota area of the state. PUNCH Metro learnt that Funmilayo, a fashion designer, and her husband, identified simply as John, separated two years ago as a ...

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SUSPECT CONFESSION: I’ve sold illegal wine for four years


A suspected trader in illegal wine, Alfred Omeke, who was apprehended by operatives of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, says he has sold the product for more than four years. PUNCH Metro learnt that 40-year-old Omeke from the Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu ...

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Woman collects money, hands 14-year-old to rapist


A 25-year-old woman, Nnena Okoro, has been arrested by the police after she reportedly lured a 14-year-old girl, Faith (pseudonym) to a hotel, where a man raped her. Okoro lives in Sumoratu Estate, off Ojo Road, Lagos State, where the victim resides. She was said to have been Faith’s confidant. ...

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EFCC Arraigns Yaba Tech Student For N20m Internet Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday June 15, 2015, arraigned one Ebiechina Chikeluba aka Lisa T. Jackson, before Justice O. A Ipaye of the High Court of Lagos State, Ikeja on a 17-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence, personation, forgery and using false document. ...

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