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With Alaska in North Korean range, few options for Trump

This picture taken on July 4, 2017 and released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 5, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) celebrating the successful test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed location. South Korea and the United States fired off missiles on July 5 simulating a precision strike against ... Read More »

Pacquiao wants review of ‘unfair’ Horn loss

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his defeat to Jeff Horn of Australia in their World Boxing Organisation welterweight boxing match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on July 2, 2017. Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned world champion Manny Pacquiao to win the World Boxing Organisation welterweight crown with a unanimous points decision in Brisbane on July 2. / AFP ... Read More »

Troubled China tech giant LeEco confirms assets frozen

LeEco co-founder and chief executive Yueting Jia, at a press event in San Francisco, discusses the Chinese technology company’s move into the US market. / AFP PHOTO / Glenn CHAPMAN Assets linked to Chinese tech giant LeEco have been frozen in a dispute with a creditor, a unit of the troubled company has confirmed, highlighting its perilous financial state. Chinese financial ... Read More »

Strict new official dress code sparks anger in Uganda

Uganda’s veteran President Yoweri Museveni of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party looks set to win a fifth term in office (AFP Photo/Isaac Kasamani) Ugandan public servants on Wednesday hit out at a list of strict new rules forbidding them from showing cleavage, having long nails, dyed hair or wearing skirts above the knee. But for many in the ... Read More »

President Talon returns to Benin from Paris

Benin’s President Patrice Talon attending a meeting a the European Union Council building in Brussels. THIERRY CHARLIER / AFP President Patrice Talon of Benin has returned from a medical checkup in Paris following two operations in France, according to a member of his entourage. The 59-year-old head of state, who left for the French capital last week, returned to the ... Read More »

Modric questioned over alleged false testimony

Real Madrid’s midfielder Luka Modric (C) accompanied by a lawyer, arrived at the State Attorney’s Office in Osjek on July 5, 2017. Croatian prosecutors questioned Real Madrid’s Luka Modric over his alleged false testimony at the trial of Dinamo Zagreb’s powerful former boss, Zdravko Mamic. / AFP PHOTO / STR / Croatia OUT Croatian prosecutors on Wednesday questioned Real Madrid’s ... Read More »

Kenya president to skip televised election debates

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta acknowledges supporters during the unveiling of the Jubilee Party’s manifesto in Nairobi on June 26, 2017 in Nairobi. / AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will not take part in two planned televised debates with his main rival Raila Odinga ahead of the August 8 election, his party said on Wednesday. The first ... Read More »

British prime minister defends austerity amid cabinet splits

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves No 10 Downing St for Prime Minister’s Question Time (PMQs) at Westminster, in central London on July 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NIKLAS HALLE’N Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday defended her government’s policy of austerity, amid signs of cabinet splits over the seven-year squeeze on public spending. The Conservative leader, ... Read More »

Seven die in South Africa apartment block blaze

Women walk past a dilapidated squatter building that caught fire in the central business district of Johannesburg on July 5, 2017. Seven people were killed and another seven injured in the incident. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI Seven people died Wednesday when a dilapidated high-rise building occupied by illegal squatters in downtown Johannesburg caught fire, highlighting a housing crisis ... Read More »

Final human remains recovered from London fire tower

The burned-out shell of the Grenfell Tower block is seen behind terraced houses as local residents look on near the scene of the fire in North Kensington, west London on June 20, 2017. Police on June 19 revised up the toll to seventy-nine people dead or missing and presumed dead following the devastating blaze at the Grenfell Tower block./ AFP ... Read More »

Murray storms into Wimbledon third round

Britain’s Andy Murray returns against Germany’s Dustin Brown during their men’s singles second round match on the third day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 5, 2017. Murray won the match 6-3. 6-2, 6-2. Adrian DENNIS / AFP Defending champion Andy Murray stormed into the Wimbledon third round ... Read More »

Union suspends strike in Unity Schools

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) said on Wednesday that it had suspended the two months old strike in some Federal Unity Colleges (FUCs) nationwide. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the schools went on strike to protest the non-payment of workers’ salaries since December 2016. Mr Alade Lawal, Secretary-General of the Association, told newsmen ... Read More »

BE SINCERE!! Can You Sell Your WAEC Result For ₦800 Million?

Hi Guys, Imagine you were given this mouth watering offer by the Federal Government to choose between 800 Million Naira or Sell Off Your WAEC Result. Guys be sincere – Which Would You Go For? Drop your comments For Me (cheatmaster)  …. Sell something wey I suffer write and get? Well, Since the post want us to say the Truth, ... Read More »

Photos Of Suspected Oil Thieves Arrested By The Nigerian Navy In Port-harcourt.

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have commenced investigation of nine suspected oil thieves, who were arrested by the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base Bonny, Rivers State and handed over to the Commission for further investigation and possible prosecution. The suspected illegal oil bunkerers are being quizzed in the Port Harcourt’s zonal office of the EFCC. The ... Read More »

Twin Sisters Dedicate Children From One Husband In Akwa Ibom

A man who recently got married to female twins dedicated their children from both siblings to God on Sunday, June 25th, in Akwa Ibom . The dedication service took place at the Christian Evangelistic Church, Ikpe Akpa Ewe in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. According to a Facebook user, “FearGod Akpakpan” who posted in a Facebook ... Read More »