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Steve Bannon Is Urging Others to Read ‘The Camp of the Saints’ and It’s More Dangerous Than You May Think

President Trump supporters have suggested Jean Raspail’s 1973 French novel, “The Camp of the Saints.” During Barack Obama’s tenure as president, he and Michelle Obama recommended a number of books to reveal truth about racism. They cited iconic works like W. E. B. DuBois’ “The Souls of Black Folks” and Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man,” as […]

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News Wrap: British officials identify London attacker

JUDY WOODRUFF: And in the day’s other news: British police identified the man who drove a car into pedestrians near Parliament yesterday, and fatally stabbed a police officer, before being shot to death himself. Officials called it a lone wolf attack. Paul Davies of Independent Television News reports from London. PAUL DAVIES: We know what […]

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Why the Trump administration is sending more troops to Syria

JUDY WOODRUFF: United States military involvement in Syria has deepened since President Trump took office. The Pentagon has authorized the deployment of 400 more troops, some of whom are already there. Five hundred special operations forces sent by the Obama administration are also on the ground. War planners reportedly are seeking to send an additional […]

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Family of missing ex-FBI agent files lawsuit against Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The family of a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran a decade ago on an unauthorized CIA assignment has filed a lawsuit against the Islamic Republic, accusing it of using “cold, cynical and false denials” to torture his loved ones. The lawsuit by Robert Levinson’s family in U.S. […]

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With Brexit looming, Ireland braces for its economic impact

By Ivette Feliciano and Zachary Green PATRICIA SABGA: For four generations, Michael Guinan’s family has made a living from this modest dairy and beef farm in the Irish midlands. MICHAEL GUINAN: This is a family farm. And my son is here with me now full time. And it’s becoming increasingly difficult to get a living […]

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Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike

WASHINGTON — A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday. In confirming the death of Qari Yasin, U.S. officials said Yasin was a […]

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Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on EU membership

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president said Saturday the country might pursue a Brexit-like referendum on whether to pursue European Union membership and also lashed out at a critical protest in Switzerland. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan brought up the proposal at a Turkish-U.K. forum in the southern city of Antalya, referring to the British departure from the […]

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U.S. acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

BAGHDAD — An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military, American officials said Saturday. U.S. officials did not confirm the reports of civilian casualties but opened an investigation. In the days following the March 17 […]

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Airstrike on rebel-held parts of Syria kill and wound dozens

BEIRUT — Warplanes struck rebel-held parts of Syria Saturday killing and wounding scores of people amid clashes on multiple fronts between government forces and insurgent groups in some of the worst violence to hit the country in weeks, opposition activists said Saturday. RELATED LINKS 1 in 4 Syrian children at risk of mental health disorders, […]

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Kendrick Lamar Comes for Absolutely Everybody, Including the President, In Quietly Dropped Single

Twitter couldn’t help itself from imagining reactions from Drake (left) Donald Trump (second from right) and Big Sean (right) to Kendrick Lamar’s (second from left) new single. (Wikimedia Commons/Promo) Kendrick Lamar’s new single “The Heart Part 4” unexpectedly dropped and his fans quickly realized it was full of reported thinly veiled disses to rappers Big Sean, Drake […]

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Canada determined to diversify despite Keystone XL approval

TORONTO — Canada’s natural resource minister said Saturday his government is happy the Keystone XL pipeline has finally been approved by the White House, but he noted that obstacles remain and said Canada remains determined to diversify its oil exports beyond the United States. The minister, Jim Carr, told The Associated Press that President Donald […]

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Thousands in London take to streets to protest Brexit plan

LONDON — Thousands of demonstrators are gathering under sunny skies in central London to protest plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union. The Unite for Europe march included many carrying EU flags just days before Britain is expected to begin its formal divorce from the EU. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to trigger […]

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South Sudan faces famine, potential genocide in civil war

SIMONA FOLTYN: In Juba, the Capital of South Sudan, this United Nations camp was supposed to be temporary. But after more than three years of a brutal civil war, people continue to flock here for safety. Today, more than three million people, almost a-third of South Sudan’s population, have been forced from their homes. Half […]

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Black Celebs Urge Police, Media to Cover Missing Black Girls

Unless you’ve been following the story on social media, chances are you may not have heard about the spate of  teens who have gone missing in Washington, D.C.–until recently. Though Black Twitter has been keeping the story alive, the mainstream media has been slow to cover the Black and Latinx teens who have disappeared in recent weeks. Today, however, things […]

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News Wrap: Keystone XL pipeline gets building permit from State Department

JUDY WOODRUFF: And in the day’s other news: The State Department issued a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone X.L. Pipeline. The $8 billion project would allow oil to be piped from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. President Obama had rejected the project mainly for environmental reasons, but in the Oval Office today, President […]

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The Youngest Conductor to Lead a 75-piece Orchestra Is an 11-Year-Old Black Boy

Black boy joy has spread across the globe to an 11-year-old prodigy from England who will become the youngest person to conduct a 75-piece orchestra. Matthew Smith will lead the Nottingham Symphony Orchestra’s performance of “Die Fledermaus” at the Royal Concert Hall Sunday, April 2, The London Economic reported. Over the past few weeks, Smith has […]

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Photos: Vets race to save the last two animals in the Mosul zoo

In the beleaguered Iraqi city of Mosul, the mangled zoo that Islamic State fighters left behind had only two residents left: a female bear named Lula and a male lion, Simba. The two starving animals were stuck in small cages littered with feces and debris. When veterinary surgeon Amir Khalil of the animal rescue organization […]

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Check Out This Hilarious Post Funke Akindele On Instagram

It looks like Funke Akindele is still enjoying her vacation with JJC. The couple recently took a vacation to Seychelles and have shared some photos of the great time they are having on the Island nation. Where is my #Ayetoropeople o!!! #adaku #kiki #james make una come savior me o! ???? make #pelumi no mockery […]

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Ohanaeze to capture data of all Igbo, groups in diaspora

By Chinonso Alozie Ohanaeze Ndigbo says it will soon commence compiling the data of Ndigbo overseas and outside Igbo land with a view to ensuring their protection and well-being. It will also explore opportunities at all federal ministries and agencies with a view to ensuring their proper representation and fair positioning. According to a statement  […]

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20 Nigerian Celebrities Who Have Ventured Into Politics

It is now a common trend for a lot of successful Nigerian celebrities to resort to carving a niche for themselves in politics and other fields. Stargist.com presents you a list of top Nigerian celebrities who have joined politics. See below: 1 Kate Henshaw   Veteran actress Kate Henshaw contested at the PDP primaries in […]

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God hates woman-on-top, oral and doggy style sex —Pastor

The prophecy was dire and unsparing. In a video entitled, ‘Warnings to married Christian couples from the Lord Jesus Christ,’ Pastor Olugbenga Oladejo of the Complete In Christ Church, UK, prophesied eternal punishment to men who allow their wives to mount them during sex, men who love the doggy style of sex; and worse, men who […]

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See the dress a Nigerian girl wore that got her mum arguing with her

Twitter user, Queen Opy stepped out in a yellow short dress and put it up on her Whatsapp DP, but it didn’t go well with her parents. Read the conversation she had with her mum after the cut… I am glad you enjoyed my story. Visit us at www.LailasBlog.com to stay updated with more interesting/exclusive […]

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Mercy Aigbe Is Outstanding As She Becomes BK Unique Hair Ambassador

Popular Yoruba actress, Mercy Aigbe is the brand new ambassador of BK Unique Hairline. The excited mother of two made this known on her Instagram page as she shared a photo and wrote; ‘Proud new BRAND AMBASSADOR ……….@bkuniquehair Thank you…….. So excited to show off my welcome package from my new fam. @bkuniquehair, These hair […]

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Smartphone device can test sperm quality — Researchers

A new smartphone device can analyze a man’s sperm quality and let him know in a matter of minutes whether he suffers from infertility, US researchers said Wednesday. Infertility affects more than 45 million couples worldwide. Over 40 percent of fertility problems are due to poor quality sperm. The technology described in the journal Science […]

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Don’t ridicule me, Atiku’s wife tells lawyer

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The wife of a former Nigeria’s Vice-President, Mrs. Titi Atiku, told a lawyer on Tuesday not to ridicule her. Atike appeared on Tuesday before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja as a witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in an alleged N918m fraud. The defendants in the case are an ex-governorship aspirant in […]

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I’ve decided to speak the truth and die, Melaye replies AGF

Senator Dino Melaye has said he will continue to speak the truth even if it costs him his life. “You speak the truth, you die; you lie, you die. Melaye Daniel Dino has decided to speak the truth and die,” the Senator representing Kogi West said on Wednesday in reaction to a letter that the […]

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Court sends 3 to prison over herdsman’s death

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded three farmers in prison custody over the alleged death of a Fulani herdsman. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the farmers were arraigned in court for criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide. When the case came up for a mention, the pleas of the farmers were not […]

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Why I can't join APC- Fayose

Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said he cannot join the All Progressives Congress (APC), even if he has to leave his current party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fayose, who spoke at a gathering in Ado-Ekiti, said the practice of use and dump adopted by the leadership of […]

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Senate okays additional $500m Eurobond

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, presided over the plenary during which the loan request was approved. The Senate has approved the request of the Presidency to raise additional $500 million Eurobond from the international capital market for the funding of the 2016 budget. The Senate arrived at this decision on Wednesday after a thorough […]

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One in four children will live with water shortages by 2040

Salvadoran children drink water from a pipe, March 20, 2013. | Photo: AFP Approximately one in four children worldwide will live in regions with extremely scarce water resources by 2040, UNICEF said in a report Wednesday. In research released on World Water Day, the United Nations children’s agency warned that in just over two decades […]

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Three more roundabouts to be removed in Lekki, says Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and Chairman/Managing Director, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mr. Jeffrey Ewing during the Chevron Chairman's courtesy visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said the government has concluded plans to remove three more roundabouts on Lekki-Ajah […]

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Senator Bukola Saraki And His Car Trouble

Documents retrieved from a certain driver who was driving a bulletproof Range Rover with the worth of 298million, has categorically clarified that the car belongs to Senator Bukola Saraki. The car was seized on January 11, 2017. The car was seized by officers of the Nigerian Customs, according to regulations, kicking off a frenzied war […]

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Benue Gov. Blames Herdsmen For Non Payment of Salaries/Pension

The Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom,  has blamed fulani herdsmen for the non pay of salaries, pension and arrears of workers in the state, he said the attack has cost them a lost of  N95 billion between 2012 and 2014. Ortoms, while addressing stakeholder at a meeting at the Benue’s People House on Tuesday, […]

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LUTH Initiates Suicide Prevention Service

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital has initiated a Suicide Prevention Service called the Suicide Research & Prevention Initiative and Staff Emotional Care Services, SURPIN/SECS. This situation is due to rise in suicide cases in the country. Coordinator of the initiative, Dr. Raphael E. Ogbolu said the events of the past few days have further underscored […]

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Tillerson: US Secretary of State condemns London attack

An assailant stabbed a policeman and was shot by an officer in what police describe as a terrorist incident. The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson has condemned Wednesday’s attack outside parliament in London and expressed his condolences to the victims and their families. “We condemn these horrific acts of violence, and whether they were […]

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"When Naira Was Naira" (Photos)

Yeah my people, I found this in my closets this morning, so I decide to let you guys have a look. When naira was still naira. One Euro then was 203 & 206 naira with three days interval. abeg let my people go

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Divorcing American Man Applies For Custody Of His Wife’s Chest

Local man Simon Williams has applied for custody of his wife’s breasts as part of his divorce settlement according to online reports. Describing the breasts as being of ‘great sentimental value’ in his submission, Simon said he’d happily give up any claim over the house for full custody. Alternatively, his wife can have the car […]

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PHOTOS: ‘Terrorist Attack’ at UK Parliament

An unidentified man on Wednesday afternoon attacked the Houses of Parliament in London, killing a woman and injuring many others. According to reports, the attacker mowed down several pedestrians with a vehicle at Westminster Bridge before crashing into some railings. He then got down, pulled out a knife and ran into the Palace of Westminster, […]

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“Senate’s Refusal To Confirm Magu Must Be Condemned”

Well-meaning Nigerians, especially the Northern Elites, have been called upon to stand up and condemn the refusal of the Nigerian Senate to confirm the hitherto Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Abuja, the Director, physical planning and Municipal Services, Ahmadu Bello […]

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Protesters Sustain Pressure on Amnesty International to Quit Nigeria

Pressure from protesters insisting that amnesty international must leave Nigeria seems not to be abating as for the third consecutive day, the protesters  in hundreds have besieged the International human rights organization’s Abuja office. The relentless protesters on Wednesday again stormed the organisation’s office, condemning the recent report by amnesty international where it alleged human […]

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A/Ibom Police, NAFDAC Smash Fake Bread Syndicate

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) working in collaboration with the Police has smashed a syndicate specializing in producing unwholesome bread with pirated materials in Akwa Ibom State. Although the prime suspect, simply identified as Emeka is on the run, no fewer than four persons were arrested when the Police stormed […]

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Obaseki Working Tirelessly To deliver On Campaign Promises, Says Aide

Interim Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Mr John Mayaki, yesterday said said the governor is working tirelessly  to deliver on his campaign  promises made to the people . Mayaki, stated this during an interview with journalists in Benin on Tuesday, also gave an insight on the activities of the governor in the last […]

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Atiku Endorses Naija Green Card

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday endorsed the Naija Green Card, a discount account for the vulnerable. The endorsement followed the presentation of Naija Green Card by the initiator of the project and former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Abimbola Daramola to the Turakin Adamawa at his residence […]

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Breaking: Daddy Showkey, Shina Peters and Adewale Ayuba to speak at Nigerian Entertainment Conference, NECLive

Chidinma, SSP, Cobhams, Ayuba, ID Cabasa and Daddy Showkey will be at NECLive The fifth edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference, NECLive, will hold in Lagos on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, according to an announcement by the organisers today. NECLive, the umbrella conference for the entertainment sector in Nigeria has featured many musicians over the years: […]

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A special edition red iPhone is being released to help fight HIV-AIDS

The new colour is only exclusive to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7plus. Remember when everyone freaked out over the rose gold iPhone? Now, Apple has announced another colour that will fly off shelves: red. It’s a special-edition RED collaboration available on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with a portion of proceeds benefiting The […]

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MUSIC: Davolee – ‘For The Hood’

Davolee YBNL artiste, Davolee is here with his new single titled ‘For The Hood’. Listen to the rapper’s effort here. The post MUSIC: Davolee – ‘For The Hood’ appeared first on Nigerian Entertainment Today – Nigeria's Top Website for News, Gossip, Comedy, Videos, Blogs, Events, Weddings, Nollywood, Celebs, Scoop and Games.

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BREAKING: Body Of Doctor Who Jumped Into Lagoon Finally Recovered

The remains of the medical doctor that committed sucide by jumping into the Lagoon off the 3rd Mainland Bridge on Sunday, March 19 have finally been recovered after days of intensive search. Dr Allwell Orji’s remains were recovered around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 by the Marine Police. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, […]

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Four dead in UK terror attack – Police

Three people were killed, including a police officer, in a suspected terrorist attack outside the British parliament, by an attacker who was shot dead by armed police, Britain’s top anti-terror officer said Wednesday. Mark Rowley said the two other victims died on Westminster Bridge after the attacker mowed down pedestrians in a car, leaving at […]

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UK laptop ban on flights to be implemented by Saturday

PHOTO:AFP Airlines impacted by Britain’s cabin ban on electronic devices on flights from some Middle East and North Africa countries have until Saturday to implement the measure, officials said Wednesday. But passengers “should go to the airport with the expectation that the measures are already in effect”, a transport ministry spokeswoman said. On Tuesday, Britain […]

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London terror attack: Officer Stabbed Outside UK Parliament

A policeman has been stabbed and his attacker shot by officers after a major terrorist attack at the Houses of Parliament that saw up to a dozen pedestrians hit by a car, leaving at least one woman dead. The attacker mowed down people on Westminster Bridge in a grey Hyundai i40 before crashing the car into […]

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FG Commends Aregbesola For His Impact in Education

Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday commended Governor Rauf Aregbesola for creating sound learning environment and laying good foundation quality education through construction and equipping of mega schools located across the three Senatorial districts of the state. Mallam Adam, who was represented by Professor Kamoru Olayiwola Usman at the opening ceremony and commencement of learning in […]

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President Buhari Accussed of Voilating Constitution

The President has been accused by the house of Representative of floating the constitution he swore to uphold. The accusation was made by Lawmaker in response to revelation by the Head of the Civil Service (HOS) of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, that the presidency had further extended the tenure of a retired permanent secretary, Dr. […]

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Fethullah Gulen: Turkey links Islamic preacher to Armenian journalist's murder

Istanbul prosecutors issued an arrest warrant for Gulen as well as a prominent former prosecutor and three journalists in its probe. Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday formally linked the alleged mastermind of the failed July 15 coup attempt, Fethullah Gulen, to the 2007 killing of the Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink that shook the country. Istanbul prosecutors […]

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Governor Fayose Eating N100 Wrapped Rice By The Roadside (Photos)

Selling cooked local rice is your business, you don’t sell your rice around Fajuyi, GRA or other major streets of Ado-Ekiti but around Moferere area, a cool, partially sleepy part of Ado. A governor comes with some visitors to have a look at some stuffs in your area after inspecting some major projects, he sees […]

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Tekno – 'Yawa' (Official Video)

Triple MG’s act, Tekno is out with his new number titled “Yawa” Via: http://360jamng.net/video-audio-tekno-yawa-prod-masterkraft-bts-included/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsQnCwV4Gr8

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"I Regret Wasting My University Years Being A Virgin" – Young Lady

A Nigerian lady Nina Simoan has taken to social media to show how much she regretted not having sex in her university days. She wrote ‘Each time I have an orgasm, all I can think of is how I wasted my uni years being a virgin’. Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2017/03/time-i-have-orgasm-all-i-can-think-of.html?m=1

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Linda Ikeji's Sister, Laura, Unveils Her Unclad Baby Bump In New Photos

My younger sister, Laura Ikeji Kanu is expecting her first child with her husband, Ogbonna Kanu. These are the first photos of her baby bump. Big congrats to her and Ogbonna. Gosh, can’t wait to be an aunt again…and especially to be a mum myself…lol. http://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2017/03/laura-ikeji-kanu-expecting-her-first.html?m=1

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Economic Summit: el-Rufai To Launch Kaduna Infrastructure Master Plan 2018 To 2050

Kaduna State Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Mohammed Sani Abdullahi, has disclosed that Governor Nasir El-Rufai, will launch the state strategic Infrastructure Master Plan 2018 to 2050 during the economic summit next month. Abdullahi,who was speaking with journalists in Kaduna on the activities lined up for the 2017 State economic summit tagged  ‘ Making Kaduna […]

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Xenophobia: Lawmaker Demands Diplomatic Sanctions Against South Africa

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon.  Rita Orji has urged Nigerian government to consider a diplomatic sanction against South Africa, until Nigeria living in the country are protected. She also urged Nigerians living in South Africa to return home as thier security by the government of thier host country cannot be guaranteed. Orji […]

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Another PDP Reps Member Defects to APC

Barely one month after Hon. Emmanuel Ukoete a  member of the House of Representatives, elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Akwa Ibom State, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), another member of the House  from Benue State, Hon. Saleh Hassan Anthony has also defected from the PDP to the ruling […]

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Ali Baba, Basketmouth, Opa Williams, Frank Donga lead Nigerian comedians to NECLive on April 26

Basketmouth, Ali Baba, Frank Donga and Opa Williams Some of Nigeria’s leading comedians have signed up for the fifth edition of Nigerian entertainment conference holding in Lagos on April 26, 2017. Now in its fifth year, NECLive is the umbrella conference for the entertainment industry in Nigeria, providing an opportunity for strategic discussions, and a marketplace […]

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‘Why I Can Never Dump PDP For APC’ – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has revealed he cannot dump his current party, Peoples Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress. Fayose, who spoke at a gathering in Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday, March 22 said the practice of “use and dump” adopted by the leadership of the APC would not allow him contemplate moving into […]

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AFRIGO BAND, CINDY FOR BLANKETS AND WINE

Afrigo Band will perform at the Blankets and Wine fest slated for April 30 By Norah Mukimba Legendary band Afrigo along with Cindy Sanyu will headline performances at the forthcoming edition of blankets and wine Kampala. Slated for April 30th, the event which usually brings together Kampala socialites and celebrities will be held at Lugogo […]

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Buhari approves nominees for sovereign investment authority

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments of those that will manage Nigeria’s investments and save for the future of the country. The president approved the list of nominees into the reconstituted board of directors of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, it was gathered. The approval was announced by the agency, on Wednesday, March 22 in […]

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Vinka to shoot New Video in South Africa

Vinka on a plane to South Africa Hardly three months into the music industry, Veronica Luggya, popularly known as Vinka is taking the scene by storm. The latest on the swangz Avenue singer is that she has flown to South Africa for a video shoot of one of her latest songs. Much as the song […]

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Naira gains N20 against dollar

The naira appreciated significantly against the dollar on Wednesday to trade at N410 to the dollar. The local currency gained N20 to exchange at N410 to the dollar from N430 posted on Tuesday. It also firmed against the pound sterling and the Euro as it was traded at N510 to the pound and 435 to […]

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Governor Fayose stops by road side buka to eat rice

If there is an award for governors with penchant for eating at roadside Bukas, then Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose would get the first prize. The latest of such show was on Wednesday when he bought rice cooked and served inside leafs from a roadside food seller at Moferere area of Ado Ekiti. See […]

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The pill could protect women from cancer for 30 years –Study

The contraceptive pill can protect women from certain cancers for up to three decades, according to new research that has been collated over 40 years. The study from the University of Aberdeen claims women are less likely to develop bowel cancer, endometrial cancer, or ovarian cancer. It also found that despite previous fears of links […]

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People who give to charity have more sex —Study

Two studies published in the British Journal of Psychology point to the idea that people who give more, get more. The researchers broke it down this way: The first study asked single men and women to describe how much charity work they take part in (if any), and how frequently they have sex. Researchers found […]

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Shocked Mum Finally Breastfeeds Her Baby Boy, After Initial Refusal

Mum-of-four Khalida Begum, 35, has given in to her instincts and begun to breastfeed her baby boy, despite calling him an ‘alien’ for his deformities. The unusual looking baby, from India, was born with a tiny head, bulging eyes and a hard, shell-like body. He has been swarmed by local visitors who believe he is […]

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Dollar falls to N400 at parallel market

The Naira traded N400 to a dollar at the black market on Wednesday in Abuja following sustained CBN intervention. PHOTO: AFP/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) intervention in foreign exchange (forex), the Naira traded N400 to a dollar at the black market on Wednesday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

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One killed, many injured in UK parliament attack

British police shot a suspected attacker outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday after an officer was stabbed in what police said was a “terrorist” incident. The building in the heart of the British capital was immediately sealed off and MPs and staff ordered to remain inside. David Lidington, the leader of parliament’s […]

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Drug lord 'El Chapo' healthy and learning English in jail

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's (AFP Photo/Alfredo Estrella) Jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is healthy and even learning English, US prosecutors argued, dismissing allegations from defense lawyers that the terms of his confinement are too harsh. The 59-year-old, accused of running one of the world’s biggest drug empires and who escaped from prison […]

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Politics: Bill O'Reilly: Trump's accusations against Obama have now 'harmed the president himself'

"Problem is, there's no evidence that anything happened at the Trump Tower." Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly says he believes the tables are turning on President Donald Trump, amid Trump's ongoing wiretapping crusade against the Obama administration. "[The Russian] controversy is what drove President Trump to accuse President Obama," O'Reilly said on his program Monday […]

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Okowa tasks judiciary on speedy trial of kidnappers

By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, charged the judiciary to ensure the speedy dispensation of kidnap cases, saying that the judiciary remains the last bastion  of hope for the common man. He also inaugurated Mr Dennis Agbaga as a member of the Judiciary Service Commission, JSC. GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa Okowa, who […]

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