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  • Niger Delta Avengers vows to launch deadly attack on pipeline in few days

    January 17, 2018 2:35 PM 17

    Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday vowed to launch a fresh attack on oil installations in the South South region. The separatist group warned that its fresh attack which will be carried out in a “few days time” will be deadly. In a statement on its website, Avengers said they would target several platforms and the FPSO on Total’s Egina field. “This round

  • Police Threaten To Impound Vehicles With Concealed Number Plates In Niger

    January 17, 2018 2:29 PM 17

    The Niger State Police Command has said that it will soon commence impounding vehicles with concealed number plates, adding that the drivers of such vehicles will be arrested and prosecuted. The police, in a statement, said the illegal concealment of vehicle number plates had been traced to increasing cases of kidnapping and other criminal acts in the state

  • EFCC releases former Plateau governor, Jang on bail

    January 17, 2018 2:01 PM 17

    A former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, who was detained for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been released on administrative bail. Mr. Jang was earlier probed by a committee set up by his successor, Simon Lalong, claiming the former governor misappropriated billions of naira. A media aide to Mr. Jang, Clinton

  • Mourinho Plans Contract Extension At Manchester United

    January 17, 2018 1:48 PM 16

    The Manager of the Manchester United, Jose Mourinho is said to be ready to finally reach the final agreement with the club on a contract extension. The information has been that there has been progress in the discussion as regards him staying at the Old Trafford for more years adding to the previous three years the Portuguese signed which is said to be out by June 2019. ‘Manchester

  • Ekiti state University begins strike over unpaid salaries

    January 17, 2018 1:06 PM 15

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Ekiti State University (EKSU) chapter, has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike action. The strike action commenced on Wednesday, 16 January, two weeks after the university management announced the resumption of academic activities. The workers are protesting the non-payment of six-month subventions

  • Number of househusbands in Korea hits record high in 2016

    January 17, 2018 12:29 PM 16

    More men appear to be doing household chores, and the number of men taking on the role of full-time househusbands peaked in 2016, a state statistics agency reported Wednesday. According to Statistics Korea, on Wednesday, the number of men in charge of child-rearing and housework amounted to 170,000 last year, marking the highest since the ministry started

  • Australian Open: 2018 Top Seed Rafael Nadal beats Leonardo Mayer

    January 17, 2018 11:18 AM 16

    Top seed Rafael Nadal progressed to the last 32 of the Australian Open with a straight-set victory over Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer in Melbourne. The Spaniard, 31, beat world number 52 Mayer 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-4) in two hours 38 minutes on Rod Laver Arena. Mayer responded to a Nadal break in the final set with one of his own, before the 2009 champion took the tie-break

  • Leicester Boss Puel Showers Praises On Iheanacho After FA Cup Brace

    January 17, 2018 10:14 AM 15

    Leicester City manager Claude Puel is pleased with Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho’s performance in the Foxes’ 2-0 win over Fleetwood Town in Tuesday’s third round FA Cup replay. Iheanacho scored a goal in each half to secure a fourth round place for Leicester City who will face Peterborough away in their next game in the competition. The brace

  • US Secretary Of State Comes To Trumps Rescue Over “Shithole Country Saga”

    January 17, 2018 10:13 AM 17

    Recall that on Thursday, U.S. media reported that President Trump behind closed doors made a statement, in which he called Haiti and African states “shithole countries.” “We have very positive relationship with African nations, we share a number of security issues. “We share a number of economic development issues and I think those leaders know that the United

  • Pope Francis In Tears Over Sexual Abuse Scandal In Chile

    January 17, 2018 10:12 AM 16

    Spokesman Greg Burke has reported that Pope Francis wept bitterly as he met with victims of child molestation and abuse by priests in Chile on Tuesday. The private meeting took place during a packed first day of the pontiff’s week long trip to South America where he will also visit Peru. It was only the second time on his overseas trips that the Pope has met victims