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Boris Johnson vows to put Brexit at centre of Queen's Speech as he prepares to update cabinet on latest talks

Boris Johnson has pledged to place Brexit at the heart of Monday’s Queen’s Speech as he prepares to brief his cabinet on the prospects of a deal with the EU. The prime minister will chair a conference call on Sunday afternoon to update ministers following a weekend of intense negotiations in Brussels. No 10 has kept the […]

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APC state chairmen meet as 10-day ultimatum to NWC expires

By Omeiza Ajayi Barring any last-minute change of plan, the Forum of State Chairmen of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would Sunday converge on Abuja to adopt a common position on salient issues afflicting the party, the 10-day ultimatum given to the party hierarchy to effect drastic changes, having elapsed. The forum had on […]

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Diplomat’s wife’s lawyers contact teenager Harry Dunn’s family to set up meeting

Harry Dunn (pictured) died when his motorbike crashed into a car outside an RAF base on August 27 The lawyers of the US diplomat’s wife who was granted diplomatic immunity after a fatal crash with a teenager have opened discussions with the victim’s family. A lawyer representing Anne Sacoolas, 42, has made contact with the […]

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Abductors of Kaduna school principal demands N20m ransom

Ben Agande – Kaduna Kidnappers of the principal of Government Technical College, Kajuru, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State, Mr. Francis Maji, have demanded N20 million ransom before they will release their victim. Gunmen Maki was kidnapped a day prior to soldiers from the one Division of the Nigerian army in Kaduna released 10 […]

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Protest leaders in Ecuador accept talks with govt as…

Indigenous leaders of massive protests that have paralyzed Ecuador’s economy for nearly a week said today that it has decided to hold direct talks with President Lenin Moreno about reinstating a state fuel subsidy. The surprising move is the first sign of a potential breakthrough in a dispute that has triggered more than a week of […]

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Wedding guests tackle gunman who opened fire during ceremony in New Hampshire church

A gunman is in custody after being tackled by wedding guests when he opened fire during a ceremony in a New Hampshire church.  Two wedding guests were injured in the shooting at New England Pentecostal Ministries in Pelham, New Hampshire just after 10am Saturday.  Chief Joseph Roark said in a press conference that officers responded to […]

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Queen Letizia charms crowds in an elegant pink lace collar dress

Queen Letizia attended official events to mark National Day in Spain, with the Spanish royal choosing a romantic blush pink dress for the occasion. The royal, 47, was enjoying a military parade in Madrid today alongside her husband King Felipe and their two daughters princesses Leonor and Sofia.  She wore an elegant pink lace collar […]

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FG to support Bauchi on grazing reserves

Charles Agwam – Bauchi The  Federal Government has said it would support the Bauchi State government to modernize its grazing reserves in line with international best practices. Sen. Bala Mohammed, Executive Governor of Bauchi state The Minister associated with Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono, disclosed this on Saturday while interacting with agricultural […]

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Simone Biles smashes the vault competition to win 23rd world title and tie record for most medals

Simone Biles won the women’s vault competition at the gymnastics world championships on Saturday to tie the record for most world medals by any gymnast, but couldn’t add another in the uneven bars. Biles successfully defended her vault title on Saturday by sticking the landing on her two vaults, a Cheng and an Amanar, for […]

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Onuesoke knocks Delta 2023 gubernatorial agitators

By Ephraim Oseji Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has condemned the renewed political agitation in Delta state for Delta 2023 governorship seat just five months into the particular second term tenure of Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa. Onuesoke The PDP chieftain, who made the comment in a dinner organized for oil community […]

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Navy gets 250 boats, vessels against militants

By Egufe Yafugborhi Nigerian Navy blue has acquired 250 boats several, several Offshore Patrol Vessels and Seaward Defence Boats in sustained fortification of its fleet to tackle oil theft plus other maritime crimes in the Niger Delta. Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Gabriel Olonisakin, revealed this Saturday in Onne Rivers state as Review Officer at […]

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‘Tried and Tested’ George Afriyie is what Ghana football needs now – Croatian football Scientist Josip Zbiljski

Highly regarded Croatian football kinesiologist Josip Zbiljski has described the tried and tested George Afriyie as the solution Ghana football needs to restore it back to its days of success. One hundred and twenty (120) delegates of the Ghana Football Association go to the polls on October 25 to elect a new President and Executive […]

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Ekiti to attract $100m fund to build Airport, others

…To spend $5m to revamp Ikun dairy By Rotimi Ojomoyela As part of the efforts to attract investors to Ekiti and make the state the particular economic hub in all facets, typically the State Government, on Saturday expressed its readiness in order to build an Airport facility Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti To actualise the […]

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Westfield stabbing: Man left with multiple injuries after attack in west London shopping centre

A man has been stabbed inside a shopping centre in west London. The victim, believed to be in his 20s, was found with multiple stab wounds at Westfield shopping centre in Shepherd’s Bush on Saturday. Police say he was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to a west London hospital. We’ll tell […]

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Suaman: 54 illegal miners arrested by Operation Vanguard

Fifty-four illegal miners including 17 Chinese nationals have been arrested by the Operation Vanguard team in the Suaman District of the Western North Region. Commander of the Ashanti Region Forward Operating Base of the Operation Vanguard, Major William Opoku told Citi News that the illegal miners were arrested while operating on the banks of the […]

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NABCO beneficiaries in Bono Region commend Akufo-Addo

Beneficiaries of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) in the Bono Region have lauded President Nana Addo- Akufo for offering them opportunities to serve in the various modules under the NABCO initiative. They said, government engaging them have reduced their burdens and also enhanced their capacity and rendered them the needed experiences which would boost them […]

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Hong Kong riot police in running battles with pro-democracy protesters

Riot police took to the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday as pro-democracy demonstrators threw petrol bombs and vandalised metro stations amid months of protests in the region.  Hundreds of protesters defied police warnings that they were gathering illegally as they met to launch petrol bombs and damage several metro stations in Hong Kong. The […]

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Shatta Wale set to be unveiled as brand ambassador of Sibi Capsules

African Dancehall King, Shatta Wale is set to be unveiled as the brand name ambassador for Sibi Pills. The official ceremony to welcome the dancehall musician as the new brand ambassador of the herbal pharmaceutical company} would be held on 15th October, 2019 at Benkoff Hotel, Suhum. Suzzy Herbal Centre are the manufacturers of Sibi […]

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Law students brutalised by police should sue – Casely-Hayford

Sydney Casley-Hayford, a Member of pressure group Occupy Ghana, has urged the law students who were victims of police brutality during a protest on Monday to sue the police service. An estimated 500 students took part in the protest, which was to demand reforms in legal education, and Mr. Casley-Hayford said they should all sue […]

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Labour Party risks bankruptcy over antisemitism investigation, executive members fear

Members of Labour’s ruling executive have privately voiced fears that the party could be bankrupted as a result of an official inquiry into antisemitism, The Independent has learnt. Members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) have expressed concerns that a damning verdict from the equalities watchdog about Labour’s handling of antisemitic abuse could open the […]

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Johnson to use first Saturday parliament in 40 years to ask MPs to pass any Brexit deal he gets

Boris Johnson will give MPs a chance to back any Brexit deal he gets or push for a delay on ‘Super Saturday’ – just 24 hours after a crunch EU Summit. The Prime Minister is drawing up plans to table a vote on his agreement when Parliament sits on a Saturday for the first time […]

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Prince Charles overcame ‘endless criticism, carping and shouting’ to defy Duchy of Cornwall doubters

The Prince of Wales has rejoiced at how he has overcome endless criticism from those who doubted some of his once-controversial methods. The 70-year-old revealed his thoughts in a two-part documentary commissioned by ITV to mark the anniversary of his 50 years in charge of the Duchy of Cornwall estate. He also hinted that it was […]

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Ex-Kotoko striker Asamoah joins Beninois club University international

Former Asante Kotoko striker Alex Asamoah has penned a six-month-contract with a Beninois club University polytechnic international, the club has announced. Before leaving the shores of Ghana for the cross-border country, Alex had mutually terminated his contracted with Ghana Premier League side Techiman XI Wonders. The contract had just three months to run out. He […]

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Obuasi NABCO outlines activities to celebrate its first anniversary

The Obuasi office of the Nations Builders Corps (NABCO) has lined up a number of activities to celebrate its one-year anniversary. The NABCO program which is one of the flagship programs of the New Patriotic Party’s Government was launched on 1st May 2018 by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo. At the launch of the […]

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15-year-old Coco Gauff reaches her first WTA final after victory over Andrea Petkovic in Linz Open

Coco Gauff is remarkably through to her maiden tour-level WTA final at the tender age of 15 after defeating Germany‘s Andrea Petkovic in the semi-final of the Linz Open. The teenage sensation secured a 6-4, 6-4 victory to continue her phenomenal breakout year as she became the youngest player to reach a WTA final since Czech […]

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At least one dead and 18 injured after 18-story Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans COLLAPSES

At least one person is dead and 18 more are injured after a large portion of the Hard Rock Cafe in New Orleans came crashing down on Saturday morning.  Video shows the moment that the top floors of the building – which has been under construction for the last several months – came crashing down […]

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Free SHS: Over 1,500 kitchen staff to be employed – NAPO

Over 1,500 kitchen staff are expected to be employed into the country’s educational setup in the coming days to support current ones who have been overly burdened by the double-track system, according to Minister of Education Mr Matthew Opoku Prempeh. Last year 8,700 teachers were employed to support the teaching staff. Speaking during an interaction […]

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Typhoon Hagibis: Biggest Japan storm in decades makes landfall

Torrential rain and tornado-like winds are lashing large parts of Japan, as the country endures what could be its worst storm for 60 years. The eye of Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on Japan’s main island shortly before 19:00 local time (10:00 GMT), in Izu Peninsula, south-west of Tokyo. It is now moving up the eastern […]

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Multiple people shot inside a New Hampshire church  

Multiple people have reportedly been shot inside a church in New Hampshire Saturday morning and the shooter is in custody.  At least four people are believed to have been injured in a shooting at New England Pentecostal Ministries in Pelham, New Hampshire just after 10am.  Pelham police confirmed that the shooter has been apprehended and […]

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