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Educational empowerment: NYCN, Belemaoil splash N120 million on 600 students

By Davies Iheamnachor National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, in collaboration with Belemaoil Producing Limited, have released N120 million to 600 youths in the Niger Delta as educational empowerment. Students writing exams This is just as the ex-Niger Delta agitator, Alhaji Asari Dokubo, has lamented that militants in the guise of cultists have taken over […]

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We will win Kogi, Bayelsa polls Tinubu boasts at Edebiri’s 90th birthday

By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu IT was a gathering of who is who in Edo State yesterday at the 90th birthday celebration of the Esogban of Benin, Chief David Edebiri where national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu said the APC would win the coming governorship elections […]

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No.10’s new dog is a 15-week-old Jack Russel puppy saved from cruel traders

The newest resident of Downing Street will be a Jack Russell puppy saved from certain death at the hands of sick dog traders, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Amid a turbulent week in Westminster, Boris Johnson and girlfriend Carrie Symonds will welcome in the as-yet-unnamed 15-week-old puppy abandoned by a Welsh farmer for having […]

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Multiple injuries reported in active shooter incident in Odessa, Texas 

An active shooter incident with multiple injuries and deaths has been reported in the neighboring cities of Midland and Odessa, Texas. Police say they believe there are one or possibly two suspects in separate vehicles on the loose in the area. Initial reports indicate that at least two have been killed and 30 people have been […]

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You’re too scared of an election to bring down Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Remainer rabble

The Minister at the centre of Boris Johnson‘s shock move to suspend Parliament today dares his opponents to bring down the Government – then watch the Prime Minister sweep to a thumping Election victory. Jacob Rees-Mogg accuses ‘deceitful’ and ‘underhand’ MPs planning a last-ditch Commons move to block No Deal Brexit of being too frightened to […]

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BBNaija Saturday night party: Esther, Frodd take centre stage, go sensual

By Ayo Onikoyi Like every BBNaija season 4 Saturday night party, this Saturday party Aug 31st would have been another drabby affair safe for Frodd and Esther that stepped up to give us “pepper dem” performance like there’s no tomorrow. It might actually be there last night together given indications that one or both may […]

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Postman Pat creator John Cunliffe leaves £800,000 to his wife and son

John Cunliffe, who died last September aged 85, signed away the bulk of his rights in the early 1980s before the character become a television favourite The creator of Postman Pat left less than a £1 million in his will after missing out on a small fortune in royalties. John Cunliffe, who died last September […]

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BORDER CLOSURE: Nigerians lament as prices of food items skyrocket

By Josephine Agbonkhese & Bose Adelaja Barely 11 days into the ongoing border security exercise ordered by the Federal Government, prices of some basic food items have skyrocketed, with traders and consumers appealing to President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse the order. File: Tomato sellers at Mile 12 market A market survey by  Sunday Vanguard  in […]

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Will Javid stump up £600million? The Chancellor’s spending review WON’T meet Johnson’s pledge

Sajid Javid is set to announce a short-term cash injection for the creaking social care system next week. Government sources warned the Chancellor’s spending review would not attempt to deliver on Boris Johnson’s pledge to tackle the care crisis. Instead, Mr Javid is expected to announce a ‘sticking plaster’ designed to prop up the system […]

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Turkish Club Denizlispor announce Isaac Sackey signing

Alanyaspor have loaned Ghana midfielder Isaac Sackey to fellow Superliga side Denizlispor. Sackey halts his time with Alanyaspor for at least a year to embark on a new challenge. The Ghanaian international has been with Alanyaspor for the past three seasons. Denizlispor confirmed the acquisition of the 26-year-old on a season long loan deal. He […]

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Police release 121 northerners found inside truck in Lagos

…Say they are on legitimate mission By Evelyn Usman The Lagos State Police Command has released the 121 male passengers that were arrested by policemen attached to the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences, along Moshalashi road, Agege, Thursday. News had gone round that the passengers from the northern part of the […]

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Majeed Ashimeru scores debut first goal for Red Bull Salzburg

The 21-year-old opened the scoring for the Red and White lads with a superb strike on the 12th minute of the game. Andre Ramalho, Erling Haland, Hwang Hee-chan and Dominik Szoboszlai were all on target for Red Bull Salzburg to complete the demolition. Ashimeru joined Salzburg after loan spells at Austria Lustenau and Worsberger AC. […]

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Majeed Ashimeru nets debut League goal for Red Bull Salzburg

Majeed Ashimeru scored his first League goal for Red Bull Salzburg as they mesmerized Swarovski Tirol 5-1 in the Austrian top-flight. It took just 12minutes for the Ghana U23 Star to net his side’s first and his debut League goal for the Club. André Ramalho added another in the 31st minute with Erling Håland getting […]

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Architects unveil design for space hotel that aims to have 100 guests in the stars by 2025 

Designs for the first commercial space hotel that will be like a ‘cruise ship’ have been unveiled and they are truly out of this world.  The Von Braun Space Station is being designed by the Gateway Foundation’s Tim Alatorre and will have gravity,  full-working kitchens, bars and natural feeling interiors.  It is expected to be […]

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Joshua Buatsi knocks out Ryan Ford in seventh round

Croydon’s 26-year-old light-heavyweight star was expected to be tested by the former martial artist, whose had never been stopped in boxing before. And he enjoyed the longest fight of his promising career with a spiteful bodyshot ending the fight in the seventh round and leaving Ford complaining that it was an illegal low blow. Buatsi […]

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EIGHT ways the world could END! How supervolcanoes, robots and even ALIENS could trigger apocalypse

A science journalist has identified eight ways the world could end, with lethal biotechnology, Terminator-style robots and nuclear war being the biggest threats to life on Earth. Bryan Walsh, 41, a former foreign correspondent and author from Brooklyn, also addressed climate change, supervolcanoes, asteroids, disease and even aliens in his new book. End Times: A […]

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Black Meteors, Dreams FC share the spoils in friendly

Emmanuel Cudjoe connected home the opening goal for the Black Meteors through a corner kick in the first half. Just three minutes after taking the lead, Dreams FC leveled through youngster Kwame Otu. The U-23 team are preparing for the final round of qualifiers for the CAF U-23 championship against Algeria next month. Coach Ibrahim Tanko […]

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Group backs NDDC appointment of Odubu, Okumagba

…rebukes South-South Governors over contrived anger against the development …asks Governors to focus on improving the plight of the people By Gabriel Olawale The people of the Niger-Delta under the aegis of Niger Delta People Confederation, NDPC, have expressed total support of the appointment of Dr. Pius Odubu and Bernard Okumagba as the Chairman and […]

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Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters and beat them with batons

Chaos engulfed Hong Kong’s financial heart on Saturday night as police fired tear gas and water cannon at petrol bomb-throwing protesters, who defied a ban on rallying – and mounting threats from China – to take to the streets for a 13th straight weekend. Police had banned the demonstration on security grounds and on Friday […]

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‘I dated Castro for two years’- MzBel

– Advertisement – A rumour which has been in existence for over a decade has been finally confirmed by Songstress MzBel. The rumour under discussion is nothing but an alleged amorous relationship between missing Castro and Songstress MzBel during the peak of MzBel’s career. Mzbel confirmed they were chopping each other although they had no […]

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Ellie Goulding’s bridesmaids include her stylist, friends and the president for Sony Music

Ellie Goulding shunned tradition in her wedding to Caspar Jopling by opting for a set of bridal white dresses for her bridesmaids.  Stunning pictures show the singer emerging from a blue camper van with a bouquet of white flowers dressed in a traditional white Chloé bespoke gown designed by Natacha Ramsay-Lévi. The bridal party can […]

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John Antwi scores brace to send Pyramids FC through to semi-final of Egyptian Cup

Antwi grabbed two goals on Friday day -the first came through the spot early in the second half. Three minutes into the second stanza, Pyramids won a penalty kick and Antwi was at hand to find the back of the net. His second came after 70 minutes when he received a well-timed through ball from […]

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One dead and nine injured after knifeman goes on rampage through French city of Lyon

A teenager has died and at least nine others are injured after a knifeman went on a stabbing spree in the French city of Lyon this afternoon.  Sultan Marmed Niazi, armed with a kitchen knife and metal spit, carried out the attack outside the Laurent-Bonnevay metro station in the city’s Villeurbanne region.   The 33-year-old, who […]

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Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling WEDDING: Singer’s designer dress took over 640 hours to make

She married the love of her life, Caspar Jopling, in a star-studded ceremony at the York Minster Cathedral on Saturday. And Ellie Goulding pulled out all the stops for her wedding with her embroidered Chloé gown taking over 640 hours to make. The gown boasted a high ruffled neckline and long flowing veil and also featured glass […]

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$9.6bn fine: Count me out of your dubious scheme to defraud Nigeria – Malami replies P&ID

Soni Daniel – Northern Region Editor Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Saturday rejected claims by Process and Industrial Development Limited P&ID that he was responsible for the delay that culminated in the award of $9.6 billion penalty over the failure of a multi-million Gas Supply Processing Agreement which Nigeria entered […]

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Cressida Bonas attends Ellie Goulding’s nuptials alongside her new fiancé in white outfit

It’s been a year of weddings for Prince Harry‘s ex girlfriend Cressida Bonas who looked thrilled to be attending the nuptials of friend Ellie Goulding, 32, and her art-dealer beau Caspar Jopling, 27, today. Cressida, 30, who announced her own engagement to property developer Harry Wentworth-Stanley last week was seen arriving at York Minster Cathedral wearing a non-traditionally white […]

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Breaking: Again, Boko Haram attack Chibok village

By Nwafor Sunday Barely five hours the Presidency reported that Leah Sharibu, the Christian Dapchi Secondary School girl, kidnapped by Boko Haram for about 3 years, was still alive, the terrorist organization again struck Chibok village. Boko Haram: We celebrated Sallah for the first time in 5 years – Shehu of Bama(Opens in a new […]

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Rwandans switching from petrol to electric motorcycles

Transport e-mobility (electro-mobility) may be a global multi billion business but here in Rwanda it’s a relatively new idea. However following the introduction of a national e-mobility policy and a call from President Paul Kagame to speed up the process, manufacturers are becoming more enthusiastic about the potential. Electric vehicle company ‘Ampersand’ has been in […]

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