David Cameron’s Legacy In The Shadow Of Brexit

At the end of July, it was revealed that Britain’s former prime minister David Cameron had nominated nearly 50 prominent pro-European Union campaigners, donors and aides to receive knighthoods and other awards. The resignation honours list that came into being after Cameron stepped down from his role as premier after Britain’s shock decision to quit the EU in the country’s June 23 referendum caused outrage … Continue reading David Cameron’s Legacy In The Shadow Of Brexit

Jailbreaks: 72 per cent of inmates awaiting trial – UN

Following the incessant jailbreak cases in Nigeria, the federal government, in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has concluded plans to drastically reduce over population in most of the prison yards across the country. The current records as of August 29, 2016, shows that a total number of inmates in prisons has risen to 63, 000, with 17,897 convicted (28%) … Continue reading Jailbreaks: 72 per cent of inmates awaiting trial – UN

EARTH-LIKE’ PLANET FOUND JUST OUTSIDE THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Scientists have discovered a planet that appears to be similar to Earth circling the star closest to the sun, potentially a major step in the quest to find out if life exists elsewhere in the universe, research published on Wednesday showed. The relative proximity of the planet, known as Proxima b, gives scientists a better chance to eventually capture an image of it, to help … Continue reading EARTH-LIKE’ PLANET FOUND JUST OUTSIDE THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Enugu DISCO Records 78 Vandalism Cases

Six suspected electricity vandals have been arrested in Enugu and Abia states as cases of vandalism of power installations rise in the South Eastern states, bringing the number of vandalism cases on EEDC installations in the zone in recent times to 78. This was contained in a statement signed by the Head, Communications, of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh in Enugu … Continue reading Enugu DISCO Records 78 Vandalism Cases

Chelsea sign goalkeeper Eduardo from Dinamo Zagreb

The goalkeeper whose full name is Eduardo dos Reis Carvalho, played his youth football at Braga where he made his name as a first-team regular and progressed into the national team, and making his Portugal debut in February 2009. “For me this is the best and the most difficult league and it is another level from where I have been until now. So it is … Continue reading Chelsea sign goalkeeper Eduardo from Dinamo Zagreb

Philippines Kills 11 Abu Sayyaf Militants After Beheading

Philippine troops killed at least 11 Abu Sayyaf militants, including an influential commander, in an assault on the extremists Friday following their beheading of a captive whose family was too poor to pay ransom, the military said. Regional military commander Maj. Filemon Tan said 17 soldiers were wounded when hundreds of army troops surrounded a vast jungle area in Sulu province’s mountainous Patikul town and … Continue reading Philippines Kills 11 Abu Sayyaf Militants After Beheading

Teenager remanded for raping five-year-old niece

A Kano Magistrates’ court on Monday remanded Musa Abdullahi, 17, in prison custody for allegedly raping his five-year-old niece. Abdullahi was charged for rape, an offence which contravened section 283 of the penal code. The prosecutor, Sgt. Suleiman Danladi, told the court that Jamilu Zaki from Kazaure LGA in Jigawa reported the case at Danbatta Police Division Kano, on July 2. Danladi said that on … Continue reading Teenager remanded for raping five-year-old niece

This woman put her wedding dress on eBay to pay for her divorce

There are few things more heart-wrenching than finding out that the person you thought you’d spend the rest of your life with leaves you for someone else. Not to mention the exorbitant cost of divorce. Well, Samantha Wragg from Chesterfield made light of an otherwise grim situation and got economical by putting her wedding dress up for sale on eBay. The dress comes with a … Continue reading This woman put her wedding dress on eBay to pay for her divorce

EPL Game of Thrones | Let the battles commence

It will be a 38-week series of battles in the English Premier league with 20 clubs jousting for one prize – the EPL’s Iron Throne and the first meaningful battle is on the opening weekend when Liverpool visit arsenal at the Emirates.   The real Game of Thrones follows the novel titled ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R. R. Martin and is … Continue reading EPL Game of Thrones | Let the battles commence

Why Nigeria must be restructured – Edwin Clark

Nigeria has reached a stage where it must be restructured in order to move forward, said Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark. “Nigeria must be restructured. We cannot live in a country that is lopsided. Eighty per cent of the resources of this country are in our backyard but there’s nothing to show for it. The people are angry and nothing has been done. … Continue reading Why Nigeria must be restructured – Edwin Clark