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Libya allows emergency migrant evacuations after slavery uproar – Punch Newspapers

Libya agreed Wednesday with key EU and African leaders to allow migrants facing abuse in detention camps to be evacuated within days or weeks, mostly to their home countries, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The decision was taken after Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara called for “all urgent measures” to …

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State your role in Mainagate, ex-NBA president, CSOs tell President – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo,   Ade Adesomoju,  Adelani Adepegba and Olaleye Aluko Some Civil Society Organisations, as well as a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), on Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to state his role in the controversy surrounding the reinstatement  of the Chairman of the defunct …

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Gunmen kill pastor, policeman, abduct three in Ondo – Punch Newspapers

Peter Dada, Akure A pastor, Oluwafemi Komolafe, and a yet-to-be-identified policeman attached to the Ondo State Police Command have been killed by some gunmen at Ore, Benin-Ijebu Ode Expressway, in the Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. Oluwafemi was a pastor in one of the popular churches in Akure, …

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Why I delayed playing for Eagles –Idowu – Punch Newspapers

Festus  Abu Russia-born  energetic and tough-tackling defender Brian Idowu has revealed that although he was desirous of switching his international allegiance to Nigeria when  he was invited by the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to represent the country where his father was born, he didn’t believe he was good enough. …

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World’s first smart condom detects STIs, rates men’s performance – Punch Newspapers

A British company has released the first pictures of a ‘smart condom’ which collects very intimate data about the sex life of anyone brave enough to wear it. The device is called the i.Con and can detect sexually transmitted infections as well as sending data about a sex session straight …

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Workers won’t vote for governors who owe salary – Labour leader – Punch Newspapers

The General Secretary, Textile Union Workers, Mr Isa Aremu, on Wednesday, said the 2019 election would be determined by the dignity of labour and commitment in payment of workers’ salary. Aremu said this in an interview in response to government’s plan to raise workers’ salary after negotiation by the newly inaugurated …

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