Ninth Assembly: Femi Gbajabiamila Will Be The Next Speaker, Says Jibrin

  The lawmaker representing Bebeji/Kiru Federal Constituency of Kano State in the House of Representatives, Honourable Abdulmuminin Jibrin says Femi Gbajabiamila will emerge as the next Speaker of the House.  He stated this on Monday while appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today, ahead of the inauguration of the ninth Assembly in June. “I am not … Continue reading Ninth Assembly: Femi Gbajabiamila Will Be The Next Speaker, Says Jibrin

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EU Unveils Ethics Guidelines For Artificial Intelligence

  The European Union presented ethics guidelines Monday as it seeks to promote its own artificial intelligence sector, which has fallen behind developments in China and the United States. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm, unveiled a framework aimed at boosting trust in AI by ensuring, for example, data about EU citizens are not … Continue reading EU Unveils Ethics Guidelines For Artificial Intelligence

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Three US Troops, Contractor Killed In Afghanistan Blast

  A suicide bomber in a vehicle killed three US troops and a military contractor Monday while targeting their convoy near Bagram Air Base, officials said, after the Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast. The attack is the latest to hit American forces amid an ongoing, US-led drive to forge a peace deal in Afghanistan, … Continue reading Three US Troops, Contractor Killed In Afghanistan Blast

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It Still Appears That We Are Having A Hangover Of Military Rule – Dogara

  Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that though the nation has experienced about two decades of civil rule, some are yet to come to terms with the reality of the pivotal role of the legislature in a democracy. This, he stated in Kaduna Saturday, at a retreat organized for … Continue reading It Still Appears That We Are Having A Hangover Of Military Rule – Dogara

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Pinterest Sets IPO Price Range, To Raise Up To $1.5bn

Pinterest said Monday it would raise up to $1.5 billion in its stock offering, setting a price range that trims the value of the online visual discovery startup. San Francisco-based Pinterest’s price range of $15 to $17 a share would give it an estimated valuation of some $11 billion, below the $12 billion in its … Continue reading Pinterest Sets IPO Price Range, To Raise Up To $1.5bn

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Hazard Too Good For West Ham As Chelsea Go Third

  Eden Hazard’s magnificent double earned Chelsea a 2-0 win over West Ham on Monday and moved Maurizio Sarri’s men up to third in the Premier League. Reports continue to link Hazard with a summer move to Real Madrid with the Belgian refusing to extend his contract at Stamford Bridge beyond 2020. And he underlined … Continue reading Hazard Too Good For West Ham As Chelsea Go Third

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Court Fines Dembele $11,200 For Messing Up Rented Room

  A German court fined Barcelona striker Ousmane Dembele 10,000 euros ($11,200) on Monday for vacating the house he rented when at Borussia Dortmund littered with rubbish. “The house was a dustbin,” Dembele’s landlord Gerd Weissenberg told German newspaper Bild. Rubbish “was in every room”, he added. READ ALSO: Higuain Keen To Earn Permanent Chelsea … Continue reading Court Fines Dembele $11,200 For Messing Up Rented Room

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President Buhari Woos Potential Investors In Dubai

    President Muhammadu Buhari Monday met with six different groups of investors at the sidelines of the Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to a statement by his media aide, Femi Adesina, the president had a message for all those he met. “Come to Nigeria and prosper. Come and have handsome … Continue reading President Buhari Woos Potential Investors In Dubai

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Zamfara Residents React To FG’s Suspension Of Mining Activities

  Some residents in Zamfara state have expressed optimism that the recent ban on mining activities will help tackle the insecurity situation that has affected the state. The residents who spoke to Channels TV also urged the security agencies posted to the state for the “Operation Puff Adder”, to intensify efforts at ending the acts … Continue reading Zamfara Residents React To FG’s Suspension Of Mining Activities

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Canada Neurosurgeon Pleads Guilty To Murdering Wife

  A Canadian neurosurgeon on Monday pleaded guilty to murdering his wife, stuffing her body in a suitcase and throwing it in a river after she told him she was leaving him, media reports said.  Mohammed Shamji, 43, admitted he had bludgeoned and strangled 40-year-old Elana Fric-Shamji, also a doctor with whom he had three … Continue reading Canada Neurosurgeon Pleads Guilty To Murdering Wife

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