Open Jobs At Punch Newspaper

Punch Nigeria Limited, publishers of The Punch, Saturday Punch and Sunday Punch, is employing to fill the positions of

Job Title: 
Chief Correspondents
Location:
 Lagos
Requirements

  • Applications are welcome from experienced, ethically- minded and high-flying journalists from across Nigeria and beyond.
  • Candidates, who are expected to be numerate, must have a minimum of a first degree and a proven track record.

Job Title: Senior Correspondents
Location:
 Lagos
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PAUL WALKER’S SUNGLASSES ON SALE

Paul Walker, a star of the "Fast & Furious" movie franchise, died Saturday, November 30, in a car crash, according to his official Facebook page and verified Twitter account. He was 40.
Paul Walker, a star of the “Fast & Furious” movie franchise, died Saturday, November 30, in a car crash, according to his official Facebook page and verified Twitter account. He was 40.

Some fans are upset about an auction of items alleged to have been taken from the site of a fatal crash that killed “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker.

A pair of of Maui Jim sunglasses purported to have been worn by Walker during the crash, a fire extinguisher and and an alleged piece of debris from the accident scene have been put up for auction on BidAMI.com. According to a description on the site, the consigner of the lot of items up for auction was nearby when the fiery crash occurred on November 30, 2013, in the Santa Clarita, California, community of Valencia. Continue reading

DISCOVERY: Map Reveals The Internet Underwater

 

The information age is powered by thin fiber-optic cables buried in the sea bed, spreading between continents to connect the most remote corners of the planet. These great arteries account for practically all of our international web traffic, and each one has been logged by Washington research firm Telegeography in its interactive Submarine Cable Map 2014. The company’s research director Alan Mauldin told CNN about the world’s underwater networks.


 

You Wont Believe This: Chinese Woman Rents Boyfriend For $264

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What happens when you need a boyfriend for the day? There’s a site that’s got you covered. Melanie Lee, a blogger for Alibaba gave Taobao, a Chinese online marketplace with a Rent-A-Boyfriend section, a whirl. And, lucky for us, she spilled her story (with photos!) to Business Insider.

Here’s what you must know about how her daylong “date” went down.

His Look:
When she met her BF for the day she described the 30-year-old as average. “To me he looked like he could be the world’s nicest guy, or canniest serial killer.” Which in the world of fake companions, sounds about right. Continue reading

Police Parades 13 Suspected Cultists In Lagos

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The suspected cultists

The police in Lagos yesterday paraded 13 persons suspected to be cultists in the state.

According to the police, the suspected cultists converged from different parts of the state at a hotel recently in and were about to perpetrate some evil when they were arrested.

While parading the suspect, the Lagos state Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Manko said: “On March 1, 2014 at about 3:55 a.m. upon a distress call received by the Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ilasan Division, Lekki, Lagos, it was discovered that a group of cultists were converging on a hotel situated at Igbokosun, Lagos and were about to perpetrate some evil. Continue reading

Obesere Arrested, Accused Of Rape

According to Vanguard ….Popular Fuji musician,  Alhaji Abass Akande, popularly known as Obesere, has been arrested  by the Police in Lagos State for allegedly raping a 29-year-old business woman, Miss Olanike Olaiya in his Okota residence, Lagos.
The victim, who took the matter to the Police, also narrated her ordeal in the hands of the musician whose shows generally fascinate society women.

According to Olaiya, a  National Diploma graduate of business administration from Ibadan Polytechnic…. Continue reading

Ogun State Pastor Arrested For Conducting Virginity Test On 20-yr-old Lady With Finger

Adekunle Kayode, 34, a pastor in charge of Jesus Is The Way Evangelistic Ministry, Olorunsogo, Abeokuta, was reportedly arrested by detectives attached to Kemta Division  in his house, 3, Okeyidi Street, Abeokuta for conducting virginity test on  a 20-year-old female member of his church in Abeokuta, the state capital, using his finger.

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Student sues parents for tuition

 

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A high school senior’s lawsuit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition hit a hurdle Tuesday when a New Jersey judge denied the teenager’s request for immediate financial assistance from the parents.

Rachel Canning, 18, alleges in her lawsuit that her parents forced her out of their Lincoln Park, New Jersey home, and that she is unable to support herself financially. The lawsuit asks that her parents pay the remaining tuition for her last semester at her private high school, pay her current living and transportation expenses, commit to paying her college tuition and pay her legal fees for the suit she filed against her parents. Continue reading

US: Powerful Explosion Kills 1, Injures 7 At New Jersey

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One person died and seven were injured Tuesday after a suspected gas-related explosion damaged dozens of townhouses in Ewing Township, New Jersey, according to authorities.

Shortly before noon, Public Service Electric & Gas workers were called to examine a gas line that may have been accidentally damaged by one of the company’s contractors, according to Mike Gaffney, director of gas construction at PSE&G. Continue reading