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January 16, 2018 4:06 PM Gambia President, Adama Barrow visits Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Gambian President, Barrow arrived at about 11:45am and was received by the Nigerian President, Buhari. According to the Presidency’s Twitter handle,”The Bilateral Meeting WAS concluded, followed by a press 18

January 15, 2018 1:30 PM NCC hosts forum on cost based pricing for retail broadband, data services

Consistent with its consultative approach and stakeholders’ engagement for effective regulatory oversight of the telecommunications sector, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 host stakeholders in the telecommunications industry and the general public to a consultative forum on determination of cost based pricing 19

January 12, 2018 6:44 PM Nigerian Navy effects major shake-up, redeploys 30 Rear Admirals

The Nigerian Navy has announced a major shake up in its various Commands positions with the redeployment of 30 Rear Admirals. A statement signed by the Acting Director of Naval Information, Nigerian Navy Headquarters, Abuja, Captain Suleman Dahun, added that said three new Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs) have been appointed. They new FOCs are Rear Admiral 19

January 11, 2018 10:27 AM Funke Akindele to star in Hollywood movie “Avengers: Infinity War”

Superstar Nollywood actress Funke Akindele-Bello will be playing a role in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, an American superhero film based on Marvel Comics superhero team ‘The Avengers’. Akindele, one of the biggest stars in Nigeria’s Nollywood movie industry, was listed on a line-up provided by IMDB, a reputed online database known for listing latest film projects 20

January 11, 2018 9:18 AM Canada to send lawmaker to California to dissuade migrants influx

Canada is sending a Spanish-speaking lawmaker to California to dissuade potential migrants from illegally crossing the border following Washington’s decision to end the temporary protected status of some 200,000 Salvadorans. The trip was planned in anticipation of Monday’s decision by U.S. President Donald Trump and is part of a Canadian government attempt 19

January 10, 2018 7:11 AM Everton owner claims witch doctor told Lukaku to leave

Everton’s major shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, has claimed that Romelu Lukaku decided to leave Everton after a witch doctor advised him to join Chelsea. Lukaku was ready to sign a new contract in the region of £140,000 per week, but made a u-turn last March and told the club he wanted to leave in the summer. “If I tell you what we offered him you wouldn’t 17

January 10, 2018 7:10 AM Why Ibrahimovic could leave Manchester United before end of season

Zlatan Ibrahimovic could reportedly leave Manchester United before the end of the season. Ibrahimovic extended his stay at Old Trafford by one year last summer and recently made a return from the knee injury he suffered in the 2016/2017 campaign. But according to a report on Yahoo, the 36-year-old could leave before his contract expires at the end of this season 17

January 10, 2018 5:58 AM Carabao Cup: Man City defeat Bristol in semi-final

Manchester City beat Bristol City 2-1 in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final clash on Tuesday night at the Etihad. Bristol had dumped out Manchester United in the quarter-final and were seeking to claim another major scalp. The visitors took a shock lead one minute before the break, after Bobby Reid slotted a penalty past Claudio Bravo 17

January 9, 2018 8:43 AM 200 arrested in anti-mafia operation in Italy, Germany

Some 200 members of one of Italy’s most infamous mafia groups were arrested in an operation in Italy and Germany, police said on Tuesday. A statement from the para-military Carabinieri police said the operation had dismantled a major clan of the ‘Ndrangheta organised crime group, which is based in the southern Calabria region. Police said the operation 14

January 8, 2018 7:52 AM Trump postpones ‘Fake News Awards’ to Jan. 17

US President Donald Trump has postponed the announcement of his ‘Fake News Awards’ of the Year 2017 to Wednesday, January 17, citing high interest. “The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on Wednesday, January 17th, rather than this coming Monday,” the president wrote on Twitter 15