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Former spy chief David Omand reveals internet giants have more information about you than MI5

Internet giants know more about the general public than ‘any intelligence agency ever could or should’, according to a former director of GCHQ. David Omand said people’s personal information was ‘monetised’ and became ‘feedstock’ for political campaigning. He said: ‘This is truly dangerous. It is a major threat to democracy and it is uncontrolled.’ Mr […]

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Nigeria expanding investment opportunities in renewable energy, others – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told Scandinavian investors that Nigerian government is committed to expanding opportunities for investments in renewable energy, technology and other sectors of the Nigerian economy. Osinbajo Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said that the vice president was responding to questions from a cross section of Norwegian investors […]

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ILO, FG, States collaborate to end child labour by 2025

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025. *Child hawkers Mr Dennis Zulu, Director, ILO Country Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone made this known in Minna at a one day stakeholders meeting […]

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Moghalu assumes duty as NIWA MD, pledges adherence to rule of law, equity

Dr George Moghalu, the newly appointed Managing Director (MD) of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Tuesday assumed duty, with a pledge to be guided by the rule of law, equity and fair play. The official logo for Vanguard Live Moghalu,who made the pledge shortly after taking over from the Acting Managing Director, Mr Danladi […]

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MASSOB condemns, insists there will be no toll gates in Biafra

By Vincent Ujumadu The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, on Monday, vowed to resist the reintroduction of toll gates in the South East and some parts of South-South if it discovered that the objective was to disfavour the people. Members of the Movement for the Survival of the Sovereign […]

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N25million hard drugs seizure, measure to curb criminality – Ogun Customs boss

The Customs Area Controller, Ogun Area 1 Command, of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Comptroller Michael Agbara has said that the seizure of 710 wraps of Cannabis Sativa, with street value of over N25million recorded by his team is a measure to curb criminality in the country. He said Tuesday while displaying the seized hard drugs […]

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No More iTunes On macOS: Apple discontinues music-subscription service

Technology giant company, Apple has officially announced that new macOS updates users will not be compelled to use the its music subscription service, iTunes but instead will now enjoy three new apps in replacement. The new operating system update is called macOS Catalina. The update includes Apple TV, Apple Music and Podcasts, allowing users to […]

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Anambra Assembly confirms appointments of LG Transition Committee chairmen

The Anambra State House of Assembly on Tuesday screened and confirmed the appointment of 21 people nominated by Gov. Willie Obiano as chairmen, Local Government Transition Committee. Obiano, had in a letter dated Oct. 7, sent the list of nominees to the state assembly for consideration and confirmation. Osun NSCDC arrest robbery suspect while attempting […]

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White House tells Pelosi it will not cooperate with impeachment probe

The White House told Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday that Donald Trump and his staff would not be participating in her ‘illegitimate’ impeachment inquiry because it amounted to an illegal attempt to overturn the 2016 election. ‘Put simply, you seek to overturn the results of the 2016 election and deprive the American people of the […]

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Ben Stokes’s wife laughs off ‘crazy’ claims cricketer grabbed her face

Ben Stokes’s wife has laughed off claims that the cricketer angrily ‘choked’ her at an awards ceremony last week – saying the couple’s antics were just a way of showing affection.   The Ashes star was seen with his hand on Clare Stokes’s face at the Professional Cricketers’ Association party in London last Wednesday.  A report […]

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Blow for Jeremy Corbyn as key ally Karie Murphy is OUSTED after clashing with top shadow ministers

Jeremy Corbyn lost one of his key backroom fixers today after she was forced into a ‘non-job’ after clashing with senior shadow minister. Karie Murphy, the Labour leader’s chief of staff, is understood to be moving to the party’s headquarters to lead its digital campaigning ahead of the widely anticipated general election. Senior ministers including […]

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Manchester United slammed by coroner after lifelong fan, 80, died during derby at Old Trafford

Failings by Manchester United contributed directly to the death of a lifelong fan at Old Trafford during a derby match in 2017. The grandfather, 80, had supported Manchester United since he was a boy   United stewards were found to be shockingly at fault after John Whale, 80, plunged headfirst down concrete steps in the […]

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One UK winner scoops the entire record-breaking £170m EuroMillions jackpot

One UK ticket-holder has won the £170 million EuroMillions jackpot to become the country’s biggest ever winner – instantly making them richer than pop star Ed Sheeran. The excitement was building so much for the blockbuster jackpot that lottery players managed to crash the website earlier this evening in the scramble to get a ticket. […]

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Medikal says he called Pablo Escobar’s son on phone

Ghanaian rapper Medikal has revealed that he called Pablo Escobar’s son, Sebastián Marroquín, on phone and they actually had a conversation. Medikal has for sometime now revealed his admiration for Escobar. It isn’t clear what his conversation with Sebastián Marroquín was about. The AMG Business artiste revealed that he can’t wait to go to Colombia […]

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Drake Responds to Dad’s Claims About Absentee Father Lyrics

Four days after Drake’s dad Dennis Graham told Nick Cannon that the rapper only wrote lyrics about Graham being an absentee father to sell records, Drizzy has responded. On Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 8), the Toronto rapper used his Instagram account to address his father’s claims. In an IG story, Drake says he never embellished or […]

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Ghana wallop Ivory Coast 3-1 to reach WAFU final

Shafiu Mumuni made history by emerging as the first player to register a hat-trick in the WAFU Championship since its re-introduction in the 2000s. READ MORE: Olympic Games qualifiers: Black Queens suffer shocking elimination Ivory Coast dominated the early exchanges, but they failed to translate that into goals, before Ghana warmed themselves into the game […]

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Ghana’s Shafiu Mumuni makes history in WAFU Cup of Nations tournament

Black Stars B captain Shafiu Mumuni made history by becoming the first player to score a hat-trick in the WAFU Cup of Nations. The Ashanti Gold forward bagged three goals to help Ghana seal a place to the finals of the competition. Mumuni who now becomes the top scorer in the competition with four goals […]

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WAFU CUP OF NATIONS: Defending Champions Ghana beat Cote d’ Ivoire to reach finals

Captain Shafiu Mumuni led by example after scoring three goals against Cote d’ Ivoire to push Ghana through to the finals of the WAFU Cup of Nations. The Black Stars displayed a much improved performance to move a step closer to the trophy. Ivory Coast after a bright start lost control in the game to […]

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Thousands of serious crime suspects being released by police without restrictions, new research shows

Thousands of suspects – including some accused of serious violent crimes – are being released by police without any restrictions, potentially putting victims and the public in danger, according to new research. The number of people being released under investigation (RUI) after being questioned by police has dramatically increased, leaving victims, witnesses and suspects “in […]

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King Sarkodie, thanks for paving the way for us – Medikal

Medikal is paying due respect to Sarkodie for the records he’s setting on the world music scene. Sarkodie has been trending for the past few days after winning the Best International Flow award at the just ended BET Hip-hop awards 2019. As if that isn’t enough, his freestyle in the studios of BET France is […]

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Parliament is prorogued 13 days after Government lost court battle

Parliament has been prorogued – this time for real – after a ceremony in the House of Lords tonight.  MPs were summoned to the Lords chamber this evening 13 days after they returned to work when Boris Johnson‘s attempted five-week suspension was ruled unlawful.  This time, Parliament is shutting down for just a few days […]

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Digging up the past: The search for artifacts under old outhouses

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A group of local collectors is working to unearth Western New York history in an unusual place. They call themselves “privy diggers.” “Privy is a word that means private. And it’s really a polite way to say outhouse,” explained Peter Jablonski. In fact, in the late 1800s and early 1900s, people […]

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark turns head in a blue ball gown in Paris

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark looked every inch the belle of the ball as she arrived at Paris town hall on Tuesday evening. Princess Mary, 47, and husband Crown Prince Frederik, 51, who are on the second day of their three-day official visit to France, were joined by his brother Prince Joachim, 50, and his wife Princess […]

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Boris Johnson gives documents to London Assembly about Jennifer Arcuri

Boris Johnson has submitted a response to the London Assembly after it demanded more information about his relationship Jennifer Arcuri. The assembly’s oversight committee launched an investigation into Mr Johnson’s links with the American model turned tech entrepreneur when he was London mayor from amid an ongoing row over her receiving £100,000 in public cash. […]

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Germany warns of repeat of 2015 European migration crisis

Europe could face a repeat of the chaotic influx of migrants that caught the continent off guard four years ago, Germany has warned. Greece and Cyprus have both sounded alarms over a resurgence of arrivals from neighbouring Turkey – as European Union ministers meet to discuss the issue. The Mediterranean countries have again become the […]

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Mother wins NHS payout in fight over Down’s Syndrome screening

Edyta Mordel, 33, (pictured with her partner) told the High Court in London she would have terminated her pregnancy if she had known he would be born with Down’s A mother who said she would have aborted her beloved son if she had known he had Down’s Syndrome has won a massive NHS compensation payout […]

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Derry shooting: Masked raiders blast man in both legs in paramilitary style attack

A pair of masked raiders shot a man in both legs in the Northern Irish city of Derry, police said.  The paramilitary style attack took place in the Waterside area of the city on Tuesday night, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said.   The victim, who is in his thirties, is receiving medical treatment […]

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Mother-of-five, 38, is forced to spend three hours a day on nightmare school run

An exhausted mother-of-five is forced to spend three hours a day on the school run from hell after a Bristol council rejected her appeal to send her young children to the same schools. Hailey Saunders, 38, from Fishponds in Bristol, was left in despair after her local council rejected her appeal for her five-year-old son […]

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