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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 »

Ortom urges farmers to take full advantage of school feeding programme

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has advised farmers to take advantage of the Home Grown School Feeding Programme by cultivating massively as the market was guaranteed. “Farmers should take full advantage of the programme to step up their earnings. They should produce massively because there will always be a good market. Nothing will be wasted,” ... Read More »

NPA seeks collaboration with Navy in service delivery

Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authourity (NPA), Hajiya Hadiza Usman, on Monday, called for collaboration with the Nigerian Navy (NN) for better service delivery. Usman made the call when she paid a courtesy visit to the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas, at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja. ... Read More »

Maduro boosts Venezuela’s minimum wage for 3rd time this year

An injured opposition activist is taken away by volunteer medics during protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, at the Francisco Fajardo highway in Caracas, on July 1, 2017. Venezuela marks three months of violent protests within a political and economic crisis with protesters demanding President Nicolas Maduro’s resignation and new elections. / AFP PHOTO / Federico Parra Venezuela’s ... Read More »

Alleged money laundering: Absence of Dikko’s counsel stalls trial

Former Chief of Air Staff, Mohammed Dikko Umar The absence of the lead defence counsel, Hassan Liman (SAN) at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday stalled the trial of the former Chief of Air Staff, retired Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko. Dikko is standing trial on a 7-count charge, bothering on money laundering and procurement fraud, an offence which contravenes ... Read More »

700 Boko Haram insurgents surrender in Borno, says Buratai

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday, said 700 Boko Haram insurgents around the fringes of Sambisa Forest in Borno surrendered to troops. Buratai disclosed this during a Photo/Arts Exhibition which was part of activities to mark the week-long Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL). The army chief said “a short ... Read More »

Arik Air inaugurates Ambassadors’ unit, to enhance customer relationship

Speaking at the ceremony, Capt. Murat Ozcan, Vice President, Ground Operations, Arik Air, said the idea originated from the airline’s commitment to continually improve on its customer services. Arik Air on Monday brightened the relationship between it, its customers and other airport users with the inauguration of an Ambassadors’ Unit.The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the inauguration took ... Read More »