Tuesday 13 June 2017

Verizon takes over Yahoo to complete $4.5 billion deal

Verizon has taken over Yahoo, completing a US $ 4.5 billion deal that will usher in a new management team to attempt to wring more advertising revenue from one of the internet's best-known brands.

Amaechi tackles Jonathan, says former president failed Igbo people

Nigeria’s transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday said the Igbos did not benefit from the support they gave to former president, Goodluck Jonathan.

Mr. Amaechi said this in Ikeja, Lagos, at a forum held to discuss the importance of social media in the polity.

Reps want Nigeria’s highest honour GCFR for MKO Abiola

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola, popularly known as MKO.

The House also resolved that late Mr. Abiola be conferred with posthumous Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR), in recognition of his sacrifice and contributions to the unity and development of Nigeria and Africa.

Couple Adopted 2 Black Daughters To Kill Them “We Beat Them To Death In The Name Of God”

Larry and Carri Williams adopted Hana from Ethiopia in 2008 along with another Ethiopian child. The younger child now lives in but sadly Hana died, she was murdered by her adoptive parents who literally beat her to death, following the words of a religious based book that claimed you could train your children like a horse.

Israel cuts power supply to Gaza Strip as Palestinian Authority pressures Hamas

Israel will cut electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip after an agreement with the Palestinian Authority to put pressure on Hamas. The decision is expected to shorten the daily average of four hours of power Gaza's two million residents receive by 45 minutes, Israel's security cabinet said.

NSE All-Share Index dips 0.28% despite budget assent

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange  (NSE) on Tuesday maintained a negative slide, dropping further by 0.28 per cent in spite of the 2017 budget approval.

The News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN) reports that the index lost 93.43 points or 0.28 per cent to close at 33,141.85 compared with 33,235.28 posted on Monday .

Absence Of Adoke, Etete, Stalls OPL 245 Fraud Trial

The planned arraignment of Mohammed Adoke, a former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, and Dan Etete, a former Minister of Petroleum, for involvement in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil scandal, could not go on, June 13, 2017 as they were again absent in court.

371, 000 IDPs to benefit from Dangote Foundation’s donation in Borno…Distributes N200 Million worth of food items

Chief Executive of the Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou, who made the donation and distribution of the food materials on behalf of Dangote, explained that the gesture was part of the Foundation’s humanitarian efforts

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo formally accused of £13m tax fraud by Spanish authorities

Spanish prosecutors in Madrid confirmed on Tuesday that they have filed a lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo for allegedly defrauding Spanish authorities of €14.7m (£12.95m) between 2011 and 2014.

WorldRemit launches with Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the world’s unbanked

The integration will enable Android Pay users to send money +112 million mobile money accounts accessible via WorldRemit

Youtap partners with MatchMove to deliver open-loop payments for mobile money customers in Africa and Asia

This partnership is in response to the growing demand for Mastercard companion cards connected with mobile money accounts globally

Cops Called To Investigate "Innocent" Beach Photos, Uncover Troubling Truth And Act Fast

A trip to the beach can be full of wonder and delight as you uncover amazing treasures like sea glass, seashells and even jellyfish.  Many artists comb beaches to find unique items to add to their

Police rescue man who raped deaf girl from mob

One Nurudeen Akintoye has been arrested by Ogun State Police Command after he was nearly lynched by a mob for allegedly raping an 18-year-old deaf and mute girl.

See Photos of wife and 5 children of billionaire kidnap kingpin, Evans

Below are photos of notorious kidnapper, Evans’ wife and 5 children in his mansion. He relocated them to Ghana, days before his arrest. You know the truth about these kinds of

Presidency should convoke another national dialogue, says Shehu Sani

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to convoke a national dialogue by

Slain hero cop: Nigerian donors exceed $15,000 target in 24 hours

In an overwhelming show of love and devotion to a cause, Nigerians from different parts of the world raised over $15,000 for the family of Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko, the policeman that was killed during

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