Life Without Facebook? Social Network Outage Triggers Moans And Soul Searching

  Facebook grappled Thursday with a widespread outage, forcing millions of people to taste life without the world’s largest social media platform. It was probably the last thing Facebook needed as it stumbles from problem to problem, including outrage over its use of customers’ private data. The outage began Wednesday afternoon and triggered a flood … Continue reading Life Without Facebook? Social Network Outage Triggers Moans And Soul Searching

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‘Don’t Steal, Settle Your Rift Amicably,’ Obasanjo Tells Makinde

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked the governor-elect of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, to shun all acts of corruption. He said this when he received Makinde and some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo at the Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The elder statesman also advised … Continue reading ‘Don’t Steal, Settle Your Rift Amicably,’ Obasanjo Tells Makinde

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SGF Inaugurates Inter-Ministerial Presidential Inauguration Committee

  The Federal Government has inaugurated an Inter-Ministerial Presidential Inauguration Committee for the swearing-in ceremony of President Muhamadu Buhari as he begins his second term on May 29. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who is the chairman of the committee, performed the inauguration on Thursday in his office in … Continue reading SGF Inaugurates Inter-Ministerial Presidential Inauguration Committee

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Giroud Hat-Trick Helps Chelsea Reach Europa League Quarter-Final

  Olivier Giroud scored a hat-trick as Chelsea cruised into the Europa League quarter-finals with an 8-0 aggregate thrashing of Dynamo Kiev on Thursday, while Napoli also booked a last-eight spot. After a 3-0 victory in last week’s last 16, first leg at Stamford Bridge, 2013 winners Chelsea were even more dominant in Kiev despite … Continue reading Giroud Hat-Trick Helps Chelsea Reach Europa League Quarter-Final

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PDP Confident Of Victory In March 23 Supplementary Polls

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is confident of victory in the March 23 supplementary polls. The party in a statement through its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, called on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu to declare states where the PDP had popular support and … Continue reading PDP Confident Of Victory In March 23 Supplementary Polls

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Paul Scholes Quits After 31 Days As Oldham Boss

  Former Manchester United star Paul Scholes quit as Oldham manager on Thursday after just 31 days in charge of the English League Two club. Scholes has walked away from Boundary Park over claims of broken promises from his hometown team. The 44-year-old took charge at Oldham last month and won his first match, but … Continue reading Paul Scholes Quits After 31 Days As Oldham Boss

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US Senate Admonishes Trump, Votes To End Border Emergency

  The US Senate delivered a surprisingly strong rebuke of President Donald Trump on Thursday, as several Republicans joined opposition Democrats in voting to terminate his declared emergency on the southern border. A dozen Republicans supported ending Trump’s emergency that he hoped would provide him cover to secure alternative government funding for his protective wall … Continue reading US Senate Admonishes Trump, Votes To End Border Emergency

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France Probes Boeing Black Boxes As Jets Grounded Worldwide

  French investigators were examining the black boxes from the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that crashed in Ethiopia on Thursday, as the ban on the model went worldwide after President Donald Trump added the US to countries that have grounded the aircraft. France’s BEA air safety agency confirmed it has received the recorders from the … Continue reading France Probes Boeing Black Boxes As Jets Grounded Worldwide

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The ‘Horrendous’ Aftermath Of Taraba Governorship Election

  Taraba State is one of the states in the Northern region of Nigeria not particularly known for political violence as experienced in some other states in the area, although the state has had its fair share of the turmoil occasioned by the farmers and herders crisis. However, in the run up to the 2019 … Continue reading The ‘Horrendous’ Aftermath Of Taraba Governorship Election

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Lagos Building Collapse: Ambode Vows To Demolish All Illegal School Buildings

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has vowed to demolish all illegal school buildings in the Ita Faji area of the state.

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