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Young agriculturist calls on govt to encourage youth in agric business

Mr Iorwase Asue, a young agriculturist, has called on government at all levels to encourage young people in the agriculture. File: farmers Asue made the call in an interview the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Makurdi. Gov Emmanuel to increase investment in Agriculture(Opens in a new browser tab) He urged the three […]

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How border closure can benefit Nigeria’s economy — Don

A Professor of Rural Sociology, Kolawole Adebayo, says Nigeria will benefit from the recent border closure if it evolved strategies to improve local production and become more competitive. Closed Nigerian border He said this on Tuesday at the maiden Biennal Conference of Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology (OYSCATECH) in Igboora. The News Agency […]

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Benue Investment Company sacks 44 workers

The Benue Investment and Property Company (BIPC), on Tuesday announced the sack of 44 workers it claimed were  redundant. Ortom Mr Alex Adum, its Managing Director, who announced this at his first accountability press briefing in Makurdi, said that their employment followed due processes, but “lacked business needs”. According to him, the reduction in the […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year captured this frightened marmot

(CNN) — It could almost be a scene from a slapstick comedy: a marmot stands frozen in fear, slack-jawed and balanced on one foot, as it suddenly notices a charging fox. The dramatic image, captured with perfect timing by Chinese photographer Yongqing Bao, has won the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year award, given out […]

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Only 30m Nigerians have registered for National ID – Interior Minister

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has lamented that only 30 million Nigerians have so far registered for the National Identity Card. Aregbesola Aregbesola made the disclosure while responding to questions during a special Town Hall meeting on security in Katsina State on Tuesday. “30 million Nigerians registered for the National ID cards project. […]

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We have rescued over 2000 destitute boys from the street — Habitation of Hope

By Nkiruka Nnorom Grace Balogun is the coordinator of Habitation of Hope, a ministry under the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), commissioned to rescue depressed and destitute boys from the street in a bid to compact high level of crime in the society. The ministry transforms and empowers the rescued boys, aged 7-17 years, […]

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Shatta Wale is done selling all the tickets at his shop for the Reign concert

It’s left with four days more to the official launch of the African dancehall superstar, Shatta Wale’s Wonderboy album Launch/ Reign concert and tickets have finished from his shop. According to Wale on his official Snapchat handle, the tickets for his Reign concert at his shop have finished. He said; “Thank you… Tickets just finished […]

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Nollywood veteran actor RMD picks Sarkodie as his all-time favourite musician in Ghana.

Another endorsement from a legend to King Sarkodie. Just when we thought we’ve heard it all and seen it all, Nollywood veteran actor Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) picks Sarkodie as his all-time favourite musician in Ghana. According to him, he loves how Sarkodie raps in his local language. Watch video below.. Another endorsement from a […]

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Ghana FA to organized first ever Presidential debate

The Normalisation Committee of the Ghana Football Association will, in partnership with three media organisations: Global Media Alliance, Multimedia Ghana Limited and Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, organise a live radio and television debate for five of the six Presidential Candidates of the upcoming GFA elections. The debate will be held on Monday October 21 at the […]

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Holocaust survivor marks 100th birthday

DANIA BEACH (CBSMiami) – A South Florida Holocaust survivor continues to defy the odds. As a young man, Hallandale Beach resident Juilis Eisenstein survived for years in four different Nazi concentration camps. He’s spent his life since informing children about what happened there. Over the weekend, friends, family, and supporters gathered to celebrate his 100th […]

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Image of startled marmot frozen in fear as it is threatened by a fox is wildlife photo of the year

Wheeling round, a look of utter shock on its face, a marmot jumps in fright after a young fox sneaks up behind it. The split-second encounter between prey and predator – called the Moment – has won the man who captured it the title of Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Yongqing Bao, from Tibet, took […]

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Jordan Henderson says England wanted to humiliate Bulgaria in wake of racial abuse from their fans

Jordan Henderson has revealed England’s ambition was to make Bulgaria’s bigots suffer as he explained the players were not prepared to walk off. Liverpool‘s captain was incensed in the hours after the game in Sofia. He is no stranger to seeing his team-mates racially abused on international duty – Henderson experienced Serbia, as an Under-21 […]

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The insanity of Trump’s surrender in Syria as Russia gleefully moves in

With the Stars and Stripes flying from the turrets of their armoured lorries, US troops performed a humiliating retreat from a key Syrian base yesterday. Just after midnight, 15 vehicles pulled out of the facility built three years ago when the city of Manbij was cleared of Islamic State forces. As the US convoy headed one […]

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Labour pledges to set up state drug company and scrap prescription fees

A Labour government would set up a “publicly-owned generic drugs manufacturer” and remove prescription fees, the party has said. Jeremy Corbyn has also promised that it will tackle the funding crisis for social care and introduce free personal care for the elderly. “Healthcare is a human right,” Mr Corbyn said, ahead of a visit to a pharmacy on […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s girlfriend Camila Morrone discusses Instagram boyfriend meme

Camila Morrone wants to remind the world that her Oscar-winning beau Leondardo DiCaprio is more than just an ‘Instagram boyfriend.’  Nearly five months after Leo, 44, was caught taking a series of iPhone photos of her at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France, the model, 22, has admitted that she finds his new title […]

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Jeremy Renner tweets hot tub photo amid bitter custody battle with ex-wife Sonni Pacheco

Jeremy Renner tweeted to say he is ‘working hard’ and shared a photograph of a hot tub on Twitter on Tuesday after his apparent threesomes and drug abuse were described in court documents filed as part of his bitter custody battle.  The Avengers star tweeted along with the photograph of a hot tub: ‘Working hard, […]

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Airline to use gender-neutral terms instead of ‘ladies and gentlemen’

(CNN) — Passengers on board Air Canada won’t hear flight attendants say “ladies and gentlemen” any more. Soon they will hear gender-neutral terms. During onboard announcements, the term “everybody” will replace the terms “ladies and gentlemen,” according to CNN news partner CTV. “We will be amending our onboard announcements to modernize them and remove specific […]

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Jodie Chesney: Murder suspect 'returned to scene of crime' after killing, court hears

One of the four suspects accused of killing a teenage girl in an east London park, went back to check the scene of the crime after the murder, a court has heard. Jodie Chesney, a 17-year-old Girl Scout, was stabbed in the back as she socialised with friends in Amy’s Park in Harold Hill on 1 March. […]

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GAF denies ‘Militias at Asutuare’ claims

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has denied claims that hirelings of the New Patriotic Party are undergoing a secret military training at Asutuare in the Greater Accra region ahead of the 2020 general elections. Deputy Director of Public Relations of the GAF, Commander Andy La-Anyane was emphatic in an interview with Graphic Online that no […]

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Video: Premier League celebrates Tony Yeboah for his stunning goal against Wimbledon

He beat a marker before he sent a powerful shot past the goal in a sensational fashion. READ MORE: Video: Cristiano Ronaldo’s 700 goals in numbers #Tony Yeboah’s goal against Wimbledon in 1995 was voted the second greatest goal in the history of the English Premier League in 2007 by fans with only Dennis Bergkamp’s […]

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Bulgaria’s FA president RESIGNS following fans’ Nazi salutes and racist chants

The president of the Bulgarian Football Association has resigned from his position after England’s black players were subjected to shocking racist chants and monkey noises in Sofia on Monday night.  The news comes just hours after the prime minister of Bulgaria had demanded that the FA chief steps down, announcing that the government would freeze all relations […]

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Jeremy Renner’s ex-girlfriend claims he admitted to doing drugs and had X-rated Snapchat account

Jeremy Renner allegedly admitted to taking the party drug molly in messages to a girlfriend, left cocaine strewn across his bathroom and indulged in threesomes at his Hollywood home, DailyMail.com can disclose. The Hollywood star, 48, is currently embroiled in a custody battle with ex-wife Sonni Pacheco, 28, over their six-year-old daughter Ava. The couple […]

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NASA reveals two new space suits for when they explore the moon surface in five years

NASA  has debuted its next-generation space suits that will be worn by the crew of the Artemis mission to the moon. The American space agency showed off both a full suit for extra-vehicular activities on the lunar surface and a flight suit for transit in orbit. The xEMU model provides mobility and flexibility for when […]

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Prince Harry chokes up at awards as he talks about becoming a father

An emotional Prince Harry became choked up, while talking about becoming a father with Meghan Markle, as he gave a speech at the WellChild awards on Tuesday night. The Duke of Sussex, 35, took to the stage at the event, which was streamed live on the awards Facebook page, to talk about how he knew […]

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Woman praises her nurse sister for emotionally exhausting work

A devoted nurse has inadvertently gone viral, after her twin sister shared a photo of the medical professional breaking down after a particularly tough shift.  Laura McIntyre uploaded a photo of her sibling, nurse Caty DiBari, to Facebook, revealing a particularly low moment earlier this year.     Texas-based Laura said her sister would ‘kill her’ […]

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Red poppy to commemorate civilian victims for first time

Red poppies will commemorate all civilians who lost their lives in war from this year on, the Royal British Legion (RBL) has said. The artificial flowers will also be worn to remember the victims of terror attacks. The decision to alter the wildflower’s symbolism has emerged less than a month before Remembrance Day. We’ll tell you what’s […]

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KNUST SRC launches initiative to support needy students with free food

Needy students at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) can now heave a sigh of relief as the Students Representative Council (SRC) has instituted a policy to help provide needy students on the university campus with free food items. The initiative, which is a brainchild of the Women’s Commission of the SRC, […]

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HOA horrified at neighbor’s Halloween decorations

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – One man’s Halloween decoration is stirring up controversy in a local neighborhood – and it’s not because it’s scary.  The display features a scarecrow/pumpkin man with its pants partially pulled down, “mooning” people as they pass by the man’s North Fulton County house.  “We get a lot of chuckles out […]

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