NewsWits Logo
Browse 83 RSS-feeds from 43 newspapers in the world!
NewsWits
This is a news article from:
The Punch.

You will find the latest headlines from this newspaper on the right side of this page.
Article

Five injured as Delta Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Lagos

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi A Delta Airline flight 55 from Lagos to Atlanta, United States returned to the Murtala Muhammed  International Airport onTuesday night after an issue with one of the A330-200’s two engines. The flight which was said to have initially pushed back at 22:40hrs had air return and emergency landing at 23:16hrs, when the pilot […]
Read article new tab on The Punch ©
Most Read News of The Punch:
9Mobile: NCC conducts fresh due diligence on preferred bidder
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 03:19:47 +0200
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Nigerian Communications Commission says it is conducting another round of due diligence on the preferred bidder for 9Mobile, Teleology Holdings Limited. The due diligence will determine whether the bid winner has the technical...
© The Punch
PHOTOS: New DSS boss, Mathew Seiyefa, in maiden outing
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 17:49:52 +0200
The Acting Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr. Mathew Seiyefa, addressed the media at the national headquarters of the agency in Abuja on Thursday. READ ALSO: Security officials seize ex-DSS boss Daura’s passport See the photographs...
© The Punch
LSETF, UNDP to commence training for unemployed youths
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 03:22:59 +0200
The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme has revealed plans to commence vocational training for unemployed and underemployed youths. The LSETF, in a statement on Wednesday, described the training...
© The Punch
NANS threatens protest over lingering NOUN law student crisis
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:50:31 +0200
The National Association of Nigerian Students has issued a notice of mass actions over the protracted crisis between the Council of Legal Education and the National Open University of Nigeria. It said the crisis had hindered the law graduates of the university...
© The Punch
I’ll complete, deliver all projects before October 16 –Fayose
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:35:46 +0200
Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday said that all the ongoing capital projects in Ekiti State will be completed and inaugurated before he vacates office on October 16. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Fayose made the promise while speaking at the...
© The Punch
Four Canadian soldiers killed in WWI to be buried in France
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:20:03 +0200
Four Canadian soldiers killed in the First World War will finally be laid to rest Thursday in northern France, a century after their deaths, local authorities said Tuesday. Reported missing in August 1917, the four men aged 20 to 33 were killed during...
© The Punch
Expect thunderstorms, rains on Wednesday –NiMet
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:15:22 +0200
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms over Maiduguri, Kano, Katsina, Nguru, Potiskum, Dutse and Damaturu with cloudy conditions over the north western region in the morning hours for Wednesday. NiMet made this known in...
© The Punch
BREAKING: Trump’s ex-campaign chief, Manafort, guilty of fraud
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:06:10 +0200
Donald Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort was found guilty of fraud Tuesday, in the first trial resulting from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. While the jury was unable to reach a verdict on 10...
© The Punch
Britain urges US, Europe to ‘go further’ in countering Russia
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:00:38 +0200
Britain’s new Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday urged the United States and European countries to do more to call out Russia’s “malign behavior” and keep Vladimir Putin in check, notably by implementing tough sanctions....
© The Punch
Coach keeps Argentina guessing about Messi’s future
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:50:35 +0200
Argentina’s interim coach Lionel Scaloni refused to be drawn on Lionel Messi’s international future after leaving the five-time World Player of the Year out of his squad for upcoming friendlies next month. Local media had claimed the Barcelona...
© The Punch
Rights group slams detention of journalists in Nigeria
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:45:50 +0200
The Human Rights Watch campaign group on Tuesday denounced the growing harassment of the media and a “climate of fear” created by security agencies in Nigeria as two journalists face court. The recent arrests of several reporters and activists...
© The Punch
Trump’s ex-lawyer to plead guilty for campaign finance violations
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:30:28 +0200
Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges stemming from a federal investigation of his business dealings and possible campaign finance violations, US media reported Tuesday. There was no initial...
© The Punch
Business rivals responsible for our restaurants’ bombing, victims claim
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:15:27 +0200
Victims of a May bombing at an Indian restaurant near Toronto alleged in a civil lawsuit on Tuesday that a “turf war between rival business associates” led to the attack. Six of the 15 victims in the blast are seeking a total of $4.6m from...
© The Punch
11 die, 16 injured in Niger road accident
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:08:31 +0200
No fewer than 11 people were feared dead in an auto crash involving a bus, Toyota Corolla and a Hilux van on Ibeto/Kontagora Road in Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger on Tuesday. Malam Abdullahi Ibrahim, Federal Road Safety Corps Unit Commander...
© The Punch
Man arrested for being a nuisance at funeral home
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 22:00:23 +0200
Former Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills linebacker Richie Incognito has been arrested in Arizona after threatening staff at a funeral home, police confirmed Tuesday. The 35-year-old free agent has been charged with making misdemeanour threats and disorderly...
© The Punch
© 2018 | 2.15 | 7 NewsWits.com