World’s Oldest Man Dies In UK

  The world’s oldest man, according to the Guinness World Records, has died from cancer in Britain at the age of 112, his family confirmed on Thursday. Bob Weighton, a former teacher and engineer from the central English county Hampshire, died “peacefully” in his sleep at home on Thursday morning, they said. Weighton took up the title … Continue reading World’s Oldest Man Dies In UK

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Trump To Strip Hong Kong Of Special Privileges, Bar Chinese Students From US Universities

  President Donald Trump said Friday he would strip several of Hong Kong’s special privileges with the United States and bar some Chinese students from US universities in anger over Beijing’s bid to exert control in the financial hub. In a day of concerted action, the United States and Britain also raised alarm at the … Continue reading Trump To Strip Hong Kong Of Special Privileges, Bar Chinese Students From US Universities

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Former NNPC Chief, Maikanti Baru, Is Dead

  The immediate past General Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, is dead. Current NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari, announced Baru’s passing via Twitter on Saturday morning. “My brother, my friend and my mentor, Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night,” Kyari said. “He … Continue reading Former NNPC Chief, Maikanti Baru, Is Dead

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Federer Tops List Of Highest-Paid Athletes, Ronaldo Second

  Roger Federer topped the 2020 Forbes magazine list of highest-paid global athletes announced Friday, leading the lineup for the first time with pre-tax earnings of $106.3 million (95.5 million euros). The Swiss tennis legend, a men’s record 20-time Grand Slam singles champion, becomes the first player from his sport atop the annual list since its 1990 … Continue reading Federer Tops List Of Highest-Paid Athletes, Ronaldo Second

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Buhari Positions Africa As The Future Of Global Manufacturing, Takes A Swipe At Abacha

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday touted Africa as a key player in global manufacturing as the world adapts to changes brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Buhari made the assertion in an article in Newsweek, a US publication. “What we need now is for the vision of others to match our own,” Buhari said. … Continue reading Buhari Positions Africa As The Future Of Global Manufacturing, Takes A Swipe At Abacha

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Secondus Berates Buhari’s Performance After Five Years In Office

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has described the five years’ administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as a waste and a road that ought not to be taken.

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Ensure The Release Of Our Nasarawa State Chairman, CAN Tells FG

  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Government to deploy all necessary resources to ensure the release of the Chairman of CAN, Nasarawa State, Bishop Joseph Masin. Bishop Masin was kidnapped on Wednesday night, May 27, 2020, by some gunmen who stormed his residence in Bukan-Sidi, Lafia metropolis, and are … Continue reading Ensure The Release Of Our Nasarawa State Chairman, CAN Tells FG

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Obasanjo, Jonathan And 13 Other Former African Leaders Back Akinwunmi, Call For Caution

  Former Presidents of Nigeria,Olusegun Obasanjo and Dr Goodluck Jonathan have joined thirteen other former African leaders in throwing their weights behind the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), following a call for private investigations into his running of AfDB. In a press statement made available to newsmen by the media aide to Chief … Continue reading Obasanjo, Jonathan And 13 Other Former African Leaders Back Akinwunmi, Call For Caution

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US Policeman Who Kneeled On George Floyd’s Neck Charged With Third-Degree Murder

  A Minneapolis policeman accused of killing unarmed African-American George Floyd by kneeling on his neck was taken into custody Friday and charged with third-degree murder, officials said. Derek Chauvin is one of four officers who were fired shortly after an explosive video emerged showing a handcuffed Floyd lying on the street as an officer … Continue reading US Policeman Who Kneeled On George Floyd’s Neck Charged With Third-Degree Murder

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Security Operatives Arrest 251 Illegal Miners In Zamfara

Security operatives in Zamfara State have arrested no fewer than 251 illegal miners in three local government areas of the state.

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