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3,406 MWH of electricity released to national grid

Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,406 MegaWatts/Hour of electricity into the national grid on Friday. This was disclosed in a daily energy report by the Advisory Power Team, the office of the Vice President obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja on […]

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Oyetola seeks collaborative efforts to tackle Nigeria’s challenges

By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has stressed the need for a collaborative effort among stakeholders to tackle the myriad of challenges facing Nigeria. Gboyega Oyetola Identifying five major issues as defining factors for Nigeria’s economic woes, including youth unemployment, poverty, corruption, weak institutions and insecurity, he said the challenges must […]

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Airbnb bandit ‘illegally sub-let pensioner’s £1.5million Chelsea home to tourists from 29 countries’

A pensioner says her life has been made a ‘living nightmare’ after her tenant sub-let her house on Airbnb to visitors from 29 different countries without her permission. Min Boisragon began renting out her £1.5 million property in Chelsea, West London, to Francesco Grasso in March 2017. But she started legal action 12 months ago […]

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Russian girl born without half her face can smile for the first time after operation in London

A six-year-old girl born without half her face can smile and laugh for the first time after pioneering surgery in London. Darina Shpengler has returned happily to her native Russia to be reunited with her father after a mammoth 11-hour operation at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Her three-month stint in Britain is the first in […]

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French police worker who slaughtered four colleagues ‘supported 2015 terror attacks’

The civilian police worker who slaughtered four colleagues in a frenzied knife attack adhered to ‘a radical vision of Islam’ an anti-terror prosecutor said. The assailant, 45-year-old computer expert Michael Harpon, had been in contact with members of the ‘Salafist Islamist movement’, prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard told reporters. The attacker ‘agreed with certain atrocities committed in the name […]

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Industrialisation should take centre stage in Nigeria, says expert

An expert in international relations, Prof. David Aworawo, on Saturday called for rapid industrialisation of the Nigerian economy to boost its gross domestic product (GDP). Nigerians Aworawo, a professor of History and Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos, suggested this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said […]

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BBC Radio 1Xtra Birmingham live concert stopped after man slashed backstage

BBC Radio 1Xtra’s live event at Arena Birmingham was halted on Saturday night after a man suffered a “slash injury” backstage, police and the corporation have said. The broadcaster said an “isolated serious incident” had forced it to put a stop to the sold-out event. Artists on the bill included Manchester’s Aitch; Wizkid, from Nigeria; DaniLeigh; and […]

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Hundreds of youths who had gender surgery wish they hadn’t, says trans rights champion

‘Hundreds’ of transgender people who have transitioned want to un-do their surgery, a campaigner who decided to stop identifying as male has revealed.    Charlie Evans, 28, from Newcastle, was born female but identified as male for almost ten years before deciding to stop taking testosterone and become a woman again.  ‘Hundreds’ of people have […]

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Barber after having a sleepless night on ‘Tonga’ destroys someone’s hair

A barber has done what Napoleon couldn’t do by destroying someone father’s hair after failing to sleep at night. The barber in a video fast trending on social media is seen sleeping whilst cutting an old man’s hair. Read Also: World’s oldest barber dies at 108 after 96 years of cutting hairs The way he […]

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Jihadi Jack spotted in hellhole Syrian jail on TV by his parents

Gaunt and lying on the floor of a squalid, overcrowded jail in northern Syria, this is British jihadi Jack Letts – pictured just days ago. Dubbed ‘Jihadi Jack’, he was filmed among dozens of fellow Islamic State (IS) prisoners, also in orange jumpsuits, who have been captured by Kurdish militia. The 23-year-old Muslim convert from […]

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The Pompeii of the First World War: Remains of 110 soldiers are found in a Belgian field

This week more than 80 soldiers who perished during the Great War will finally be laid to rest with full military honours close to where they fell on the Western Front. These burials, including those of 13 British soldiers who were killed more than a century ago, are the result of one of the most […]

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Tories ‘will SLASH Speaker’s powers if they win the election’

brexit countdown_bgCreated with Sketch. The Tories are preparing to slash the Commons Speaker’s powers if they win the election, after John Bercow went ‘rogue’ to help Brexit rebels. The holder of the role can never again be allowed to ‘bend the rules as they wish’, a Cabinet minister has told MailOnline. In future the Speaker […]

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Six elephants die trying to save each other in Thailand

Six elephants have fallen to their deaths in Thailand while trying to save each other from a notorious waterfall. Six elephants die trying to save each other in Thailand. PHOTO: BBC Officials said the incident occurred after a baby elephant slipped over the waterfall in central Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park. Two other elephants were […]

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Cameroon’s military court frees opposition leader. Maurice Kamto from jail

A military court in Cameroon has freed opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who had been in prison for nine months and facing charges of insurrection. Maurice Kamto. PHOTO: BBC His release, along with that of dozens of his supporters, comes as President Paul Biya is aiming to strike a more conciliatory tone. Mr Kamto was detained […]

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BBNaija: Tiwa Savage, MI Abaga, Patoranking set to perform at grand finale

Nigerian Afropop singer, Tiwa Savage, hip-hop recording artist MI Abaga and reggae-dancehalls singer Patoranking will perform at the grand finale of the ongoing Big Brother Nigeria (#BBNaija) reality show. Holding the tradition of featuring guest performances during the live eviction shows on Sundays, celebrities such as Burna Boy, Teni, Zlatan, DJ Neptune, DJ TTB and […]

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WAFU Cup: Super Eagles crash out, lose on penalties to Cape Verde

Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. Super Eagles  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team lost all their games so far in the tournament. In Saturday’s encounter, the home-based Eagles lost 2-3 on penalties to Cape […]

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Oyo teachers to enjoy better welfare package — Gov. Makinde

Oyo State Government says it will ensure teachers in the state enjoy better welfare package as a reward for their impeccable contribution in shaping the society. Seyi Makinde Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State made the promise on Saturday at the teachers day celebration held at the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) house in Ibadan. […]

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Glenlivet is savaged after unveiling easy-drink capsules that replace traditional bottles

The makers of Glenlivet whisky have been ridiculed on Twitter after revealing a new method of consuming their product.  Posting a video to Twitter, the company plans to share clear cocktail capsules made from seaweed to house the drink. The user simply places the capsule in their mouth and pops it to enjoy the ‘perfect […]

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Duchess’s father Thomas Markle reveals he kept note secret for MONTHS and never intended share it

The Duchess of Sussex’s estranged father has told how he kept her controversial letter secret for six months, never intending to make it public. But he felt he was forced to release some of its details when her friends ‘misrepresented’ its contents to an American magazine. Thomas Markle received the handwritten five-page missive via FedEx […]

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Parent speaks out over controversial quiz question

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla— — Cam Cary is the parent of a Watson B. Duncan student who recently reported to the school district a controversial quiz question calling President Donald Trump an idiot. He’s now speaking out about the incident after the PBCSD reported the investigation found the company Quizlet is at fault, not the […]

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Meghan Markle’s ‘special sisterhood’ told US celebrity magazine intimate stories

Earlier this year a group of five women – the Duchess of Sussex‘s inner circle – resolved to ‘speak the truth’ about their royal friend to an American celebrity magazine. Exactly how they arrived at the decision to collectively ‘break their silence’ and fight what they called the ‘global bullying’ endured by Meghan will no […]

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No.10 halts trade talks with the US over fears they could ‘spook’ Brussels

Downing Street has ordered Britain’s trade negotiators to call a halt to talks with America over a post-EU deal. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss says that the US, Japan, New Zealand and Australia are all ready to negotiate a post-Brexit free trade agreement Downing Street has ordered Britain’s trade negotiators to call a halt to […]

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Heartbroken widow finds husband’s grave covered in soil and tributes moved away

Sharon Doherty was left feeling ‘violated’ after finding the burial of her husband Harry Doherty (pictured) covered in soil at a Lincolnshire cemetery A woman was left devastated after discovering her husband’s grave had been covered with a mound of soil. Sharon Doherty, 56, from Great Coates in Lincolnshire, was visiting her husband Harry Doherty’s […]

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Commons speaker's powers could be curbed if Tories win election majority, minister suggests

The government could institute a review of the powers of the speaker of the Commons if Conservatives win a majority at the next election, a senior minister has suggested. The current speaker, John Bercow, has infuriated the government with a series of rulings, which have thrown obstacles in the way of Brexit. Most significantly, he […]

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Brexit: Johnson and Barnier begin no-deal blame game as UK insists 'we're not backing down' on PM's proposal

With days left to broker a Brexit deal and the UK outwardly refusing to alter its Northern Ireland proposals for Brussels, Boris Johnson and Michel Barnier have both made it clear who will be to blame for a no-deal Brexit if it happens – each other. Boris Johnson said last night that the UK will leave the […]

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BGT: The Champions fans praise show as Ant and Dec PAUSE the show so viewers can ‘just talk’

The Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions viewers at home were left praising the ‘powerful’ show as hosts Ant and Dec paused the finale so that people at home could ‘just talk’. The Geordie Duo were launching ITV’s new mental wellness campaign, which encourages people to talk to their loved ones amid a ‘staggering rise’ in […]

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Jordan Ayew grabs late winner in Crystal Palace’s win over West Ham United

Jordan Ayew was once again the hero for Crystal Palace when he scored the match-winner in their 2-1 win over West Ham United. The striker scored on the brink of full-time to register his third goal of the season. Patrick Van Aanholt drew Palace level from the penalty spot after Sebastien Heller had given West […]

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Andre Ayew’s early goal for Swansea City not enough in Stoke City defeat

Andre Ayew’s early strike was not enough to help Swansea City avoid a 2-1 defeat at home to Stoke City. The Black Stars captain found the back of the net under 1 minute. Samuel Clucas pulled parity for Stoke in the 22nd minute with Scott Hagan getting the winning goal for the visitors at the […]

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