Saturday, 30 September 2017

Trump calls San Juan mayor ‘poor leader’

U.S. President Donald Trump has criticised San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz saying that she wants the federal government to do everything for them following hurricane Maria attack on the area.
Trump’s criticism comes on the heels of criticism of Trump’s effort to get supplies, electricity and other relief to the U.S. Island after the hurricane devastation.
The U.S. president said: “Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help.

Turns out Hugh Hefner left his wife, Crystal Harris with an LA Mansion in her name & $5m

After the death of Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner, it was reported that his 31-year-old Crystal Harris will inherit nothing as she was never added to his will and had signed an ironclad prenuptial agreement before their wedding.
It was also reported that his fortune, estimated at $43 million, will be divided among his four children, the University of Southern California and a list of charities.
Turns out Hugh actually cared for Crystal's financial status after his death and made sure he set her up with an LA Mansion and $5M. Read TMZ's report below.

Egypt orders anal tests for 6 homosexuals

Six Egyptian suspected homosexuals, arrested for “promoting sexual deviancy” and “debauchery” on social media will be subjected to anal examinations ahead of their Oct. 1 trial, Amnesty International said on Saturday.
Their arrest is part of a wider crackdown against homosexuality that started last week when a group of people was seen raising a rainbow flag at a concert, a rare public show of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in the conservative Muslim country.
At least 11 people have since been arrested, Amnesty said, and one man has been sentenced to six years in jail after local media launched a highly critical campaign against those who raised the rainbow flag at a Mashrou’ Leila concert, a popular Lebanese alternative rock band whose lead singer is openly gay.

Spanish police move to enforce ban on Catalan independence referendum

Spanish police monitored schools earmarked as polling stations and occupied the Catalan government’s communications hub on Saturday in an effort to prevent a banned independence referendum which has divided Spain.
Hundreds of supporters of the referendum spent the night in schools with their children and say they plan to remain there until Sunday to keep them open for voters.
A Spanish government source said more than half the schools had been closed off and police would remove people who attempted to vote on Sunday. Less than a tenth of schools were occupied by parents, the source said.

Google introduces 5 more products

Google has announced introduction of  five additional products that would enable internet users to access information with ease.
Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google’s Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa, made this known in an interactive session with some internet users including journalists in Lagos on Friday.
Kola-Ogunlade listed the products to include Gboard, Health Knowledge Panel, Movie Showtime, entertainment Archive and Google Post.

NAFDAC gets new boss

Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Spokesperson of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says Mr Ademola Magbojuri has taken over from Mrs Yetunde Oni as Acting Director-General (DG).
Jimoh disclosed this while reacting to the conflicting reports in the media over the retirement of Oni in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.
He explained that the immediate past acting director-general reached the retirement age of 60 years on Sept. 21, and Federal Government directed that the most senior director in the the agency takes charge.

North Korea relocates missiles

Reports say that North Korean missiles are been transported from a rocket facility dedicated to the production of intercontinental ballistic missiles in Pyongyang.
Unnamed South Korean and US intelligence sources have reportedly detected several missiles being moved from North Korea’s Missile Research and Development Facility at Sanum-dong in northern Pyongyang.

Nigeria@57: CAN appeals for unity, peace

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Northern chapter on Saturday appealed to Nigerians not to lose faith in the country.
The Public Relations Officer of CAN, Rev. John Hayab made the appeal in a statement in Kaduna.
Hayab said that in spite of the pains and failures being experienced in some sectors, there were still many reasons to celebrate and be grateful.
“Our children must be made to see hope for a brighter future, our leaders and elders must strive to keep a good legacy.

Trump to visit Asia in November, North Korea in spotlight

Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November for the first time since becoming president, stopping in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines on a trip expected to be dominated by the North Korea nuclear threat.
Joined by his wife Melania, Trump will travel Nov. 3-14. His visit will include attending two major summits, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations conclave in the Philippines.
Trump’s attendance at the Manila summit had been in doubt until recent days, with officials saying he was reluctant to show support for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been responsible for a number of anti-American outbursts.

Tillerson in China as US presses North Korean economic squeeze

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will hold top-level talks in China on Saturday as the United States looks to tighten an economic squeeze aimed at persuading North Korea to retreat from its nuclear arms and missile programs.
The United States sees China as critical to averting a military confrontation with Pyongyang, which is fast advancing toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States.
U.S. officials say Beijing appears increasingly willing to cut ties to North Korea’s economy by adopting U.N. sanctions, after long accounting for some 90 percent of its neighbor’s foreign trade.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Army uncovers fake military base in Benue community

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday September 26, discovered a fake military base operating in Okpokwu, Benue state.
The fake soldiers in the base are believed to have been operating a criminal enterprise where they trained high profile criminals.
The entrance to the fake base had a signpost with the inscription "Coastal Defence Force 4th Arms. Signal Ship Base. Okpokwu, Benue State Command"
They were caught with full military fatigues and weapons like cutlasses and what appeared to be locally-made riffles.

Nicki Minaj and Azealia Banks make peace after Azealia claims Cardi B only got to number 1 because of Latina priviledges

Ever since Cardi B's Bodak Yellow made it to number 1 on the Billboard 100 Chart, rapper Azealia Banks has been going off, saying she doesn't deserve it and she only got it becuase she's Latina,
Azaelia went on to say Nicki Minaj, Remy Ma, or even herself deserve it better than Cardi but black women are never celebrated. A lot of people criticised her but some agreed with her. Then Azaelia, who has been known to call out Nicki a lot in the past, reached out to Nicki Minaj to apologise for always attacking her and also to let her know she, and not Cardi, deserves to be number 1.
Surprisingly Nicki who hasn't spoken with Azealia in years replied her message to let her know they are now cool. Azealia later shared her conversation with Nicki.

Rob Kardashian is paying Blac Chyna $20K a month but there's a catch

It's no longer news that Rob has agreed to pay his baby mama Chyna $20K a month in child support. However, Chyna's days of getting that money may be numbered and here's why.
Apparently, Rob Kardashian is broke. His days on the reality show is over and he makes next to nothing on his sock business. The monthly child support money is actually coming from Rob's family and they are doing that because they really love baby Dream and want to be a part of her life. They also worry about Chyna and her ability to care for the child so that's why they are making the sacrifice.

Ukip causes Premier League clash with choice of new logo

Ukip’s attempt to rebrand itself for the post-Brexit era experienced an early hiccup on Friday after a new party logo bearing a lion’s head prompted reports the Premier League was investigating whether it was too similar to its emblem.
The logo replaces the longstanding yellow and purple pound symbol, and was chosen by party members at Ukip’s annual conference in Torquay.
Its unveiling brought immediate comparisons with the Premier League’s logo, which also depicts a lion’s head.

U.S. Senate panel proposes $1.5 trln 10-year revenue cut for tax plan

The Republican-controlled Senate Budget Committee, in a crucial step forward for tax reform legislation, released a fiscal year 2018 budget resolution on Friday that would allow tax cuts to lose up to $1.5 trillion in revenue over the next decade.
The measure, which could be marked up for a full Senate vote next week, is vital to Republican plans to move tax reform legislation through the Senate via a special parliamentary process that would allow Republicans to pass legislation without a customary 60-vote margin. Republicans control the Senate by only a 52-48 margin and are unlikely to get much support from Democrats, if any.

Universal credit rollout should be paused, say Tory MPs

A former government official and a dozen Tory MPs have added their voices to mounting calls on the government to slow down the implementation of universal credit – its controversial overhaul of the benefits system.
Dame Louise Casey, who conducted a year-long study for ministers into community cohesion, likened pressing ahead with the system to “jumping over a cliff”.
She told BBC Radio 4’s PM programme the changes, which involve merging six benefits into a single monthly payment, made her “hair stand on end”.

Merkel to name aide interim German finance minister: Sueddeutsche

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff will become acting finance minister when Wolfgang Schaeuble leaves office, Sueddeutsche Zeitung said on Friday in a report that the government’s spokeswoman did not deny.
Without identifying its sources, the newspaper said Merkel had decided Peter Altmaier would take over from Schaeuble, who agreed on Wednesday to become parliament president to clear the way for someone from another party to take his job.

Isis releases new recording of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Islamic State has released an audio recording of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, that appears to postdate the latest rumours of his death, in which he accuses the US of wilting in the face of Russia and lacking “the will to fight”.
The 46-minute tape, released on Thursday, was the first from the reclusive Baghdadi in nearly 10 months, and gave several clues that suggest Iranian and Russian claims that he was killed in May were incorrect. 

International air ban over Iraqi Kurdistan comes into effect

An ban on international flights to Iraqi Kurdistan, imposed by Iraq’s central government in retaliation for the region’s vote for independence, went into effect at 6:00 pm (1500 GMT) on Friday, Iraqi state TV said.
Baghdad had given the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) until 6:00 p.m. to hand over control of its international airports in Erbil and Sulaimaniya to avoid the ban. The KRG said it would not comply.
The last international flight from Erbil, the seat of the KRG, took off at about 5:00 pm (1400 GMT), an airport official said. The Zagrosjet flight was heading to Istanbul.

'Be careful what you read on blogs, they are very desperate for clicks these days' - Akon

International singer, Akon has reacted to recent reports of him a presenting a fake wristwatch to French Montana for his birthday.

According to him, 'be careful what you read on entertainment mags and blogs. They are very desperate for clicks and hits these days'.
Be careful what you read on entertainment mags and blogs. They are very desperate for clicks and hits these days

The pope is writing a document on fake news - and that's the truth

If you ever wondered how to say “fake news” in Latin, it’s “nuntii fallaces” - and Pope Francis is writing a document on just that.
Francis announced it himself in a tweet to his nearly 40 million followers on Friday, saying the theme of his message for the Roman Catholic Church’s next World Day of Social Communications will be “The truth will set you free. Fake news and journalism for peace.”
In Latin, one of the nine languages the pope uses to tweet, that would be “Veritas liberavit vos. Nuntii fallaces et diurniariorum opus ad pacem.”

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Two Nigerian men on trial in Cambodia for drug trafficking

Two Nigerians and a Cambodian were on Thursday,  tried for drug trafficking by Phnom Penh Municipal Court after being caught selling crystal methamphetamine to an undercover police officer.
The accused, Samson Ifechi Friday, 29, and Onwuka Chibuzor, 33, and But Sobin, 26, were arrested by anti-drug police in April in Chom Chao commune, after which police seized two small packages of crystal methamphetamine.
Deputy prosecutor Kol Bun said on April 3, police arrested Mr Sobin and confiscated 11.41 grams of meth from him. Mr Sobin then aided police in a sting operation.
Mr Sobin called an unknown woman, the drug ringleader, who then hired a Nigerian man to deliver more drugs to him.

Oil mixed but set for weekly gain

Oil prices were mixed on Friday, but both Brent and U.S. crude were set to chalk up another weekly gain as investors bet that efforts to cut a global glut are working and that the demand outlook is improving.
U.S. crude CLc1 was down 4 cents at $51.52 a barrel at 0450 GMT, having spent much of the session slightly higher. The contract is heading for a fourth consecutively weekly gain and is on track for a 9 percent advance this month.
Brent LCOc1 rose 14 cents, or 0.2 percent, to $57.55 a barrel, heading for a fifth weekly climb and a 10 percent gain for September.

Kylie Jenner stuns in different poses for Quay Australia - Photos

Kylie Jenner who has neither conffirmed nor denied her pregnancy with boyfriend, Travis Scott was back in business mode, as she posed for her brand of Sunglasses in collaboration with Quay Australia.
 In some photos, she looked a lot like her big sister, Kim Kardashian, while in another one, she looked a lot like her mom, Kris Jenner. See more photos below:

South Korea bans raising money through initial coin offerings

South Korea’s financial regulator on Friday said it will ban raising money through all forms of virtual currencies, a move that follows similar restrictions in China on initial coin offerings.
The Financial Services Commission said all kinds of initial coin offerings (ICO) will be banned as trading of virtual currencies needs to be tightly controlled and monitored.
“Raising funds through ICOs seem to be on the rise globally, and our assessment is that ICOs are increasing in South Korea as well,” the regulator said in a statement after a meeting with the finance ministry, the Bank of Korea and the National Tax Service.

China sets 2019 deadline for automakers to meet green-car sales targets

China has set a deadline of 2019 to impose tough new sales targets for electric plug-in and hybrids vehicles, slightly relaxing an earlier plan to launch the rules from next year that had left global automakers worried about being able to comply.
Car makers will need to amass credits for so-called new-energy vehicles (NEVs) equivalent to 10 percent of annual sales by 2019, China’s industry ministry said in a statement on Thursday. That level would rise to 12 percent for 2020.

U.S. economy accelerates in second quarter; hurricanes expected to slow growth

The U.S. economy expanded a bit faster than previously estimated in the second quarter, recording its quickest rate of growth in more than two years, but the momentum likely slowed in the third quarter due to the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Gross domestic product increased at a 3.1 percent annual rate in the April-June period, the Commerce Department said in its third estimate on Thursday. The upward revision from the 3.0 percent rate of growth reported last month reflected a rise in inventory investment.

U.S. visas to six Muslim nations drop after Supreme Court backs travel ban

In the first two months after a June Supreme Court ruling allowed partial implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, visas issued on average each month to citizens of six countries targeted by the order were 18 percent lower compared to the month prior to the ban, a Reuters analysis of government data shows.
The 3,268 visas issued in July and 3,884 visas issued in August to citizens of the six majority-Muslim countries were down from 4,351 issued in June. The July figure was lower than the monthly average at any point since 2007, when an average of 3,080 visas per month were issued to those countries.
The lower July and August numbers were especially noteworthy, immigration attorneys say, because a larger number of visas are typically issued in the summer months, as foreign students prepare to arrive in the United States for the fall semester.

"I am a great singer and a multi-instrumentalist and a great dancer" Peter Okoye list things people don't know about him

Peter stated this in a post he shared on his IG page today. 
"Things that you don’t know about me! Don’t be deceived by what they told y’all. I AM! and I repeat! I AM A GREAT SINGER and A Multi-instrumentalist and A Great Dancer! Don’t be Deceived! One love??.
Read His tweet after the cut....

Apple sees sharp increase in U.S. national security requests

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, according to a company report on Thursday.

Apple said it had received between 13,250 and 13,499 national security requests affecting between 9,000 and 9,249 users. That compares with a range of 2,750 and 2,999 requests affecting between 2,000 and 2,249 users in the first half of 2016. (
The requests come in the form of so-called National Security Letters, or NSLs, and requests under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA. Apple and other companies report ranges because government rules prevent disclosing precise numbers.

Hours after Governor Fayose declared his presidential intention, EFCC arrests Ekiti state Commissioner of Finance, Accountant General

Hours after Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state declared his intention to run for president come 2019, EFCC operatives stormed the state to arrest the duo of the Accountant-General of Ekiti State and Ekiti State Commissioner of Finance. According to a statement posted on their social media platform, the anti-graft agency said the men were arrested after they refused to honor an invitation by the Commission to explain their roles as alleged in a petition in respect of bail-out funds released to the state.
Both are currently in the custody of the anti-graft agency.

Dollar takes breather after rally; focus on Trump tax plan, Fed outlook

The dollar inched higher against a basket of major currencies on Friday, having pulled back from one-month highs set this week as investors pondered the Trump administration’s tax plan and the outlook for Federal Reserve policy.
The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, rose 0.1 percent to 93.155 .DXY, languishing below Thursday’s peak of 93.666, its highest level since Aug. 18.

Cristiano Ronaldo shows off his new $3 million 2017 Bugatti Chiron

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo, who’s worth around $93 million, according to Forbes, has acquired a brand new 2017 Bugatti Chiron worth $3 million.
The excited footballer who has taste for luxury cars took to Instagram to show off the new whip. The supercar can go zero to 60 in less than 2.5 seconds. Its top speed is 260 mph.

French Montana accuses Akon of presenting a fake wristwatch for his birthday (Video)

French Montana has accused his friend and fellow industry colleague, Akon, of gifting him a fake wristwatch on his birthday some years back.
The Moroccan-American rapper made the accusation during an interview with DJ Funk Flex, while speaking about signing with Akon's label for six months 10 years ago.

Cashew nut, Sesame seeds, forex earners for Nigeria

Three agricultural products- soya beans, cashew nut and sesame seeds are turning big export earners for Nigeria, as economic policy makers attempt to wean the country away from crude oil.
The three products, along with coffee, rubber, kolanuts, palm kernel, cotton, kolanut, ginger, timber, shrimps, were showcased as exportable goods, by the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, at a presentation at the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja on Thursday.

South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea in mid-October

South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea next month, to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean communist party and China’s all-important Communist Party Congress.
During a meeting with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said he expected Pyongyang to act around Oct. 10 and 18, but gave no details.

Made-In-Nigeria potential high: Chinese ambassador

The Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian has said that the potential of “Made-in-Nigeria” products with China is huge.
Zhou, who said this on Thursday in Abuja at a dinner to mark the China National Day said that China was committed to ensuring the realisation of products that are made in Nigeria.
The envoy said that this was part of China’s determination to share its experiences, provide capital, technology and talents in support of Nigeria’s industrialisation.

Turkey raises oil threat after Iraqi Kurds back independence

Turkey threatened potentially crippling restrictions on oil trading with Iraqi Kurds on Thursday after they backed independence from Baghdad in a referendum that has alarmed Ankara as it faces a separatist insurgency from its own Kurdish minority.
Iraq’s Kurds endorsed secession by nine to one in a vote on Monday that has angered Turkey, the central government in Baghdad, and other regional and world powers, who fear the referendum could lead to renewed conflict in the region.

2019: Fayose defies PDP declares presidential ambition

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, says his presidential ambition for 2019, though against his political party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s zoning policy, was in line with democratic tenets.
He said that the party’s democratic disposition on issues of aspirations had allowed some members to defy the zoning policy in the past.
Fayose, who is also the Chairman of PDP Governors Forum, stated this on Thursday in Abuja when he formally declared his ambition to contest in the presidential election in 2019 on the party’s platform.

GMO designed to solve specific problems – Expert

Dr Rufus Egbegba, the Director-General, National Bio-safety Management Agency says Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) are designed to solve specific agricultural problems.
Egbegba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja that the production of GMOs was meant to reduce or completely eliminate problems that face the agricultural sector for greater productivity and sustainability.
“The essence of GMOs is to solve specific problems, not necessarily because you want to have variety of products, you could solve specific problems that are difficult to solve over the years.

Bayern fires coach Ancelotti

Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti parted company with Bayern Munich on Thursday, a day after a 3-0 Champions League defeat at Paris Saint-Germain, the Bundesliga record winners said.
Bayern said that Frenchman Willy Sagnol, a former Bayern defender and part of their coaching staff since summer, would act as caretaker, in the next game, a league match at Hertha Berlin on Sunday.
Bayern took action following Wednesday’s record group stage defeat concluded a poor start to the campaign which included dissent towards Ancelotti from star players Franck Ribery and Thomas Mueller.

EFCC arrests Ekiti commissioner, spoils Fayose’s party

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it has arrested Ekiti state commissioner for finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the account general, Mrs O.O Owolabi.
They were arrested today in Abuja, during an event by Governor Ayodele Fayose, in which he declared his presidential aspiration in the 2019 election. The ceremony at the Chelsea Hotel in Garki-Abuja, was attended by former senator and deputy governor of Osun State, Iyiola Omisore and a former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, under trial for money laundering by EFCC.

Toshiba $18 bln sale of chip unit signed, but discord emerges immediately

Japan’s Toshiba Corp said on Thursday it had signed an $18 billion deal to sell its chip unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital LP, overcoming a key - albeit not its last - hurdle as it scrambles for funds to stave off a potential delisting.
But in an inauspicious sign, a Tokyo news conference on the deal was cancelled, with Bain saying the consortium could not form a consensus on whether to brief media - underscoring fears that the 8-member group contained too many competing interests for it to work well.

Nigerian govt. rejects U.S. position on IPOB

The Federal Government has described as “unfortunate” and “unacceptable,” the position of the U.S. Government over the declaration of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the government position Wednesday night in London when he featured on BBC Television programme, “Focus on Africa”.
The Minister, who stressed that the Federal Government was right in declaring IPOB a terrorist organisation, noted that he could not make up with the U.S. seemingly disagreement with the position.

25.5 million unsafe abortions performed annually– WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said dangerous methods were used in nearly half of the 55.7 million abortions carried out each year globally.
A WHO study shows that anti-abortion laws raise health risks for women.
According to research by WHO and the Guttmacher Institute, a U.S. reproductive health think tank, almost all of the 25.5 million unsafe abortions are happening in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Uber to shutter its U.S. auto-leasing business

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Wednesday said it is shutting down its U.S. auto-leasing business.
“We have decided to stop operating Xchange Leasing and move toward a less capital-intensive approach,” an Uber spokesperson told Reuters.
The Xchange Leasing business, which has about 40,000 vehicles and 14 showrooms in the United States, had attracted interest from buyers who were considering buying it outright, according to a Reuters report in August.

'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara is TV's highest-paid actress for the third year in a row

Colombian actress and 'Modern Family' star, Sofia Vergara is the highest-paid television actress in 2017, and for the third year in a row.
According to the annual Forbes ranking which was released on Tuesday, since June 1, 2016, Vergara has earned an impressive $41.5 million before taxes and fees. A quarter of Vergara’s income is from Modern Family but her highest earnings are generated from licensing and endorsement deals.
The Big Bang Theory‘s Kaley Cuoco ranks in second at $26 million. The Mindy Project‘s Mindy Kaling and Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo tied for third with $13 million, followed by Law and Order: Special Victims Unit actress Mariska Hargitay ($12.5 million).

Former Thai prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra sentenced to five years in prison

Thailand's Supreme Court on Wednesday, sentenced former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in absentia to five years in prison for negligence over mismanaging a rice subsidy scheme.
The politician was convicted of negligence in preventing corruption and irregularities in her government’s rice-pledging scheme prior to the 2014 coup.
The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders ruled that Yingluck had acknowledged the illegality of government-to-government rice deals but refused to cancel a contract with a Chinese state enterprise.

Kogi State Polytechnic students go on rampage after Dangote truck crushed one of their students and 4 others to death

Students of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja have taken to the Lokoja-Abuja highway to protest after one of their colleagues was crushed to death by a truck belonging to Dangote.
Five people reportedly died in the accident, one of whom was a student of Kogi State Polytechnic. This angered students and they began rioting at the international market, along Lokoja-Abuja highway.

President Buhari presides over the Federal Executive Council meeting

President Buhari presided over the Federal Executive Council meeting at the state house in Abuja this morning.More pictures after the cut..

Kim Kardashian pictures of her day at Disneyland with Saint and North, after welcoming baby Psalm

She joined the hundreds of families taking their children to Disneyland on Wednesday.  And Kim Kardashian shared some of her memories o...