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NiMet predicts thundry, rainy atcivities for Monday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday. Rain NiMet’s weather outlook on Sunday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy to cloudy conditions over the Northern states in the morning hours. It forecast thunderstorms over Maiduguri and Yobe axis in the afternoon/evening hours with day and night temperatures of 28 […]

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GenCos release 3,226MW of electricity to national grid

Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,226 megawatts/hour of electricity into the national grid on Saturday. This was contained in a daily energy report by the Advisory Power Team, office of the Vice President, a copy of which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]

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IPMAN lauds launching of automation of downstream sector, calls for marketers inclusion

The Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Kano unit, has commended the launching of the automation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry. Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria The commendation is contained in a statement signed by the IPMAN Kano unit Chairman, Alhaji Bashir Dan-Malam and made available to News Agency of Nigeria […]

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Akin Ogunbiyi calls for Political participation to build a better Nigeria

By Shina Abubakar An insurance magnate in Osun State, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi has said that political participation, as well as building egalitarian society are vital to the development of Nigeria. Dr Ogunbiyi stated this while featuring on The Frontliners, an interactive session organized by the Association of Veteran Journalists, held at NUJ press centre in […]

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Sanwo-Olu declares emergency on Lagos roads, as rehabilitation begins Monday

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a state of emergency on Lagos bad roads and ordered massive repair work on critical  highways across the state, beginning from Monday Oct. 14. Gov. Sanwo-Olu The governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, said in a statement that Sanwo-Olu’s directive followed series of meetings with eight multi-national construction firms which […]

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Save us from bad road, Educationist tasks Sanwo-Olu

By Chris Onuoha The Principal, Neander International School, Epe Lekki Expressway, Idris Agbaje has called on the Lagos State government to help fix the bad portion of Epe-Lekki Expressway that has slowed down vehicular movement, economic and academic activities on the axis. Gov. Sanwo-Olu Agbaje stated this during the School’s Cultural and Independence Day anniversary […]

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Sue Perkins says she was groped by monk as she filmed BBC documentary

Broadcaster Sue Perkins has told how she was groped by a hermit monk while filming for a BBC television show – as the camera crew laughed. The presenter, 50, said the experience happened during shooting in Cambodia for an episode of the 2014 documentary The Mekong River with Sue Perkins. She recalled how the hermit […]

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‘If we fail to act now, measles will have children ‘dropping like flies’, says UN expert

Dr Robin Nandy, chief of immunisations at Unicef, said parents and doctors have ‘dropped their guard’ against the illness. He claims they have ‘forgotten how dangerous these diseases can be’ Britain risks returning to the days when children were ‘dying like flies’ from measles because of rising complacency over vaccinations, a United Nations expert has warned. […]

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Boris Johnson’s use of social media is akin to ‘propaganda’ says BBC’s Nick Robinson

Journalist Nick Robinson has likened the behaviour of Boris Johnson to a ‘dictator’ for broadcasting directly to the public on social media. The former BBC political editor, currently a host of Radio 4’s Today programme, called the Prime Minister’s social media use a ‘form of propaganda’ and said it was undemocratic to avoid proper scrutiny […]

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WAFU 2019: Black Stars captain Shafiu Mumuni grabs top scorer award

Shafiu Mumuni scored four goals to finish as top scorer for the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations tournament. The Ashanti Gold captain led the Black Stars to the finals of the competition only to lose on penalties to Senegal. Shafiu scored against Burkina Faso in the quarterfinals and got three goals against Cote d’ Ivoire […]

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Serwaa Amihere & Nana Aba Anamoah filmed dancing whilst Kuami Eugene was performing at RTP Awards 2019

Lynx Entertainment signee, Kuami Eugene gave out an outstanding performance at the just ended Radio and Television Personality (RTP) Awards 2019, making Serwaa Amihere and Nana Aba Anamoah going crazy in the process. Read Also: Presidential candidate, Hassan Ayariga becomes a Comedian during RTP Awards 2019 The RockStar managed to lift the flag of Lynx […]

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Pastor Majid Michel is now the Ambassador for Vitamilk Ghana

Celebrated Ghanaian actor cum Man of God, Majid Michel, is now the Ambassador for Vitamilk Ghana. He took to his Instagram handle to share the good news surprisingly to all his fans and they just can’t stop celebrating him. Read Also: Movie director reveals the truth about Majid Michel’s alleged throat surgery Many are wishing […]

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Steph & Dom solve your sex, love & life troubles: I’ve slept with my late husband’s younger carer

TV’s Steph and Dom Parker, 52 and 54, draw on their 21 years of marriage to solve your relationship problems . . . Q: My husband died seven weeks ago, aged 80, after 15 years of multiple cancers. He spent five years on a hospital bed in the lounge, being looked after by me plus […]

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Auckland Airport is shut down as bomb squad is called in

Officials at Auckland airport were forced to suspend flights and evacuate staff in nearby buildings this morning as police responded to a potential bomb threat. Police were called to the airport on Monday morning to investigate the scare.  Flight paths were cleared by 9.15am local time but passengers have been warned to expect delays in […]

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SNP backs decriminalisation of drugs

The SNP has unanimously backed decriminalising the possession and consumption of controlled drugs. Activists at the party’s annual conference in Aberdeen supported the move, branding the current Misuse of Drugs Act, which dates back to 1971, as “not fit for purpose”. Anne McLaughlin, the SNP’s Westminster candidate for Glasgow North East, spoke out about the […]

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NLNG spends $30bn on gas plants, infrastructure in Bonny Island — MD

The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) has invested over 30 billion US dollars (N10.8 trillion) to build gas facilities and other infrastructures in Bonny Island, Rivers, an official said. Mr Tony Attah, Managing Director of NLNG disclosed this on Sunday at the end of week-long activities marking the company’s 20/30 Anniversary Celebration. The News […]

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Petr Cech named ‘man of the match’ after saving penalty in ice hockey debut

Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper, who is currently serving as a technical adviser with the Blues but also playing in the Guildford Phoenix ice hockey team has won the Man of the Match for saving a penalty. Petr Cech Petr Cech led the Guildford Phoenix to a shoot-out victory on his ice hockey debut. The […]

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90% Nigerians lack safe, efficient electricity – Schneider Electric

An estimated 90 per cent of Nigerians and 2.3 billion people globally lack access to safe and efficient electricity, according to Schneider Electric. The company’s Managing Director, Anglophone West Africa, Mr Christophe Begat, said access to reliable power in Africa remained a challenge. “About 90 per cent of Nigerians do not have access to safe, […]

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Tunisia’s Kais Saied wins presidential election runoff- State media

Tunisia’s Kais Saied won the presidential election with 76.9% of votes, according to state television. Kais Saied, 61, got more than 50 percent ahead of Nabil Karoui, a media mogul who was prosecuted for tax evasion. He had 23.11% of votes. The announcement elicited tears of joy from supporters of Saied in the streets of […]

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NLNG spends $30bn on infrastructure in Bonny – MD

The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) has invested over 30 billion US dollars (N10.8 trillion) to build gas facilities and other infrastructures in Bonny Island, Rivers, an official said. Mr Tony Attah, Managing Director of NLNG disclosed this on Sunday at the end of week-long activities marking the company’s 20/30 Anniversary Celebration. The News […]

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Rebekah Vardy pictured in floods of tears as she returns to the UK amid Coleen Rooney feud

Rebekah Vardy has been pictured returning to the UK in floods of tears amid her ongoing war with Coleen Rooney. The pregnant WAG, 37, was supported by her footballer husband Jamie Vardy as she returned to London’s Heathrow Airport from a family trip to Dubai on Saturday in pictures obtained by MailOnline. Rebekah has returned […]

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Orphaned Briton and her helpless siblings are among 859 set free from Isis camp into desert

The little girl speaks slowly and deliberately as she describes an event of unimaginable horror. ‘We were going to pack our stuff and get out… the airplane came and bombed,’ she says in fluent English with just a hint of a London accent as she recounts Islamic State’s last stand this spring. With her head […]

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IS affiliates escape from camp in Syria as fight rages

Hundreds of family members linked to Islamic State militants on Sunday escaped from a camp in northern Syria where fighting between Kurdish militias and Turkish-backed rebels is escalating, Kurdish officials and a war monitor reported. About 785 foreigners affiliated to Islamic State have escaped from the Ain Issa camp, near the northern city of al-Raqqa, a […]

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US diplomat accused of killing Harry Dunn no longer has immunity

The family of Harry Dunn flew to the US yesterday for a potential showdown with the diplomat’s wife accused of killing the teenager in a car crash. Harry’s parents Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn hailed a ‘breakthrough’ after learning US citizen Anne Sacoolas no longer has diplomatic immunity from potential prosecution over the case. The […]

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Ferguson told me I will kill you for fielding injured Rooney, former England coach reveals

Sven-Goran Eriksson, a former England manager has finally spoken up on his feud with the legendary football manager, Sir Alex Ferguson. Eriksson was in charge of England’s World Cup squad in 2006. Rooney, then a Manchester United striker, famously fractured his metatarsal bone during a game against Chelsea shortly before the tournament in Germany. The […]

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Pharmacists laud NAFDAC for recording success in drug regulations

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been commended for achieving success in the area of drug regulations in the country. The commendation was given on Sunday in Abuja by some pharmacists at the second annual international conference of Nigeria Association of Foreign Trained Pharmacists (NAFTraPh). RAID: NAFDAC officials mopping […]

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