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  • Shittu Meets Buhari, Says 2019 Re-election Bid Underway

    January 3, 2018 5:11 PM

    The Minster of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari about a campaign organisation for the 2019 elections. Mr. Shittu, who spoke with journalists after the meeting with the president, said the campaign team will be called “Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo dynamic support group.” “I informed Mr. President that I have appointed

  • UPDATE: Aggrieved “PDP Members” Break Out, Float “Fresh PDP”

    December 20, 2017 11:47 AM 30

    A new faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday opened a new secretariat for the party in Asokoro District of Abuja. The PDP duly recognized national secretariat is located at Wuse, Zone 5, Abuja. The faction was reportedly formed by a group of five men namely – Prince Obi Nwosu, Alhaji Hassan Adamu, Chief Olusola Akindele, Chief Godwin

  • These Women Want to Dress You for the Office

    November 1, 2017 6:54 PM 135

    Back Story As a young woman in finance, I was always frustrated with my work wear options. I was working 70 hours a week, on the road from Monday through Thursday, and I definitely didn’t want to spend my nights and weekends sifting through racks in a department store. So I started MM.LaFleur to take the work — and the stress — out of shopping for work. What We Do I wanted

  • Jack Bannon, Who Played an Editor on ‘Lou Grant,’ Dies at 77

    October 31, 2017 7:06 PM 89

    Jack Bannon, who played the genial and raffish assistant city editor Art Donovan on the long-running television series “Lou Grant,” died on Oct. 25 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, where he had lived since the mid-1990s. He was 77. Mr. Bannon was a regular on “Lou Grant,” a newspaper drama, spun off from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” which starred Ed Asner in the title

  • Yu Darvish releases statement asking people to learn from Yuli Gurriel's mistake

    October 28, 2017 7:27 AM 67

    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish found himself in a difficult spot following Game 3 of the World Series. During the contest, cameras captured Houston Astros first baseman Yulieski Gurriel make a racial gesture directed at Darvish while in the dugout. After hitting a home run off Darvish in the second inning, Gurriel made a slanted-eye gesture while

  • Profits of industrial enterprises surge

    October 28, 2017 2:52 AM 60

    Profits of China's major industrial enterprises rose the most in nearly six years in September, and analysts said the trend of a high growth rate may continue as the country's reduction of excessive production capacities and pollution control are set to push up prices of industrial products. Profits of major industrial enterprises in September rose by 27.7 percent

  • Taco Bell, Kit Kat combine to concoct the "Chocoladilla"

    October 24, 2017 7:47 PM 53

    Fans of the McChoco Potato and deep-fried Twinkies may soon be able to try another dish guaranteed to make foodies squirm. Behold, just in time for Halloween, Taco Bell's "Kit Kat Chocoladilla." According to Brand Eating, the restaurant chain is testing the dessert item -- which consists of melted chunks of the popular chocolate bar encased in a grilled

  • Trump doodle sells to real estate developer for $16,000

    October 24, 2017 12:53 PM 71

    A sketch of the Empire State Building by President Trump -- which once sold for less than $100 -- was bought at auction by a New York real estate developer and former business partner of Trump's for $16,000. Donald Trump's black marker drawing on paper of the Empire State Building, made in the 1990's, sold for $16,000 at Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles

  • NBA: Curry fined $50,000 for tossing mouthpiece

    October 23, 2017 11:31 PM 64

    (The Sports Xchange) - Former two-time NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has been fined $50,000 by the league for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of a referee during Saturday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA announced Monday afternoon. Curry threw his mouthpiece in the direction of a referee in response

  • Fidelity Chairman's video to employees: no tolerance for harassment

    October 23, 2017 4:04 PM 44

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments Chairman Abigail Johnson on Monday delivered a direct message to more than 40,000 employees at the asset management company: There’s no tolerance for harassment. “Today, I’d like to remind everyone that we have no tolerance at our company for any type of harassment,” Johnson said, according to a person who saw the chairman’s