Friday 30 June 2017

White House drops plans for executive order to tighten food aid shipping rules

President Donald Trump's administration has dropped plans for an executive order that will require all U.S. food aid to be transported on American ships, congressional and aid sources said on Friday.

Full Text of Executive order signed by Osinbajo on tax payment

Full Text of Executive Order No. 004 of 2017 on the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme, VAIDS, signed on Thursday, June 21, 2017 by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday signed Executive Order, No. 004 of 2017, to authorise federal and state governments to allow defaulting taxpayers to voluntarily declare their asset and income, pay due taxes and obtain some benefits in return.

Four Nigerian soldiers killed in Borno

The Nigerian Army has confirmed that it lost four soldiers in Borno State on Thursday when their patrol vehicle encountered IED buried on the road between Kangarwa and Alagarno village.

The Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday, while giving update on troops’ operations in the North-East between Tuesday and Thursday.

UPDATE: New York gunman is a fmr employee, Dr. Henry Bello

The man who stormed a New York hospital killing one and injuring others and has been identified as former employee Dr Henry Bello, say police.

The NYPD said several people have been injured after gunfire broke out at 2.50pm on Friday inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx.

Mother and daughter killed in crossfire in Rio slum

A 76-year-old woman and her daughter have been killed in a shootout between police and drug traffickers in a Rio de Janeiro slum, apparently hit by stray bullets.

Beyonce and Jay Z ‘name their newborn twins Rumi and Sir Carter as they plan to launch new product range’

BEYONCE and Jay Z have named their newborn twins Rumi and Sir Carter.

Jay-Z’s mum comes out as lesbian in poignant track on rapper’s new 4:44 album

Jay-Z got really raw and personal on his new album 4:44, an album that saw him finally address those cheating rumours and practically own up to being unfaithful.

However, the body of work goes even deeper on a track called Smile, which sees the 47-year-old open up about his mum’s sexuality.

At least 2 people shot inside NYC hospital; gunman at large

Police say at least two people have been shot at a New York City hospital and the gunman is still at large.

The gunfire broke out at 2:50 p.m. Friday inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx.

Gunman ‘opens fire at Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York shooting two people’

A GUNMAN has opened fire on a hospital in New York today, according to reports.

Two men have reportedly been gunned down in the “active shooting” at Bronx Lebanon Hospital.


Cross River Government dispels rumour of curfew in Calabar

Cross River State Government has dispelled the rumour of curfew in Calabar, the State capital.

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ben Ayade, Mr Christian Ita in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Friday evening explained that such news never emanated from the state government.

Prostitutes fighting Trump’s overhaul of Obamacare

Working women in Nevada — where prostitution is legal — are banding together to fight Donald Trump’s overhaul of Obamacare.

A group called ‘Hookers for Healthcare’ has become an unlikely voice against the Senate Republican healthcare bill.

Nigerian hospital quarantines patient discharging blood

A patient discharging blood through mouth and nose has been isolated at the Damaturu Specialists’ Hospital, Yobe.

The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that the male patient, who was admitted on Friday, had blood coming out of his mouth and nose.

Court sentence 28-year-old armed robber to death by hanging for stealing Toyota Corolla

Justice Y.G. Dakwak of a Jos High Court has sentenced a 28-year-old man, Auwalu Sule to death by hanging for robbing a woman of her Toyota Corolla car at gun point.

The judge gave the ruling after Sule was found guilty of the crime, on Friday.

In his sentence, Dakwak said, “due to evidence before this court, presented by the prosecution and your admittance to committing the crime, the court has found you guilty.

Mother-of-three 'executed' inside family home just hours after Facebook post celebrating her journey from homelessness to earning six figures

A mother-of-three was killed with a single bullet to the head inside her family home just hours after posting about her incredible life transformation on Facebook.
Makeva Jenkins, 33, was shot just yards from her children around 2am at her home in Lake Worth, Florida, by a male intruder wearing a ski mask, police said.

US oil pipeline to Mexico will go right under the wall: Trump

US President Donald Trump has approved construction of a new oil pipeline between the United States and Mexico, saying it will go “right under” the wall he vows to build along the border to stop Mexican immigrants entering the country.

“Today, I’m proudly announcing six brand new initiatives to propel this new era of American energy dominance,” said Thursday in prepared remarks at the Energy Department headquarters as part of the administration’s Energy Week.

Buhari Govt has released 420m to Nollywood in 2 years

The Federal Government says it has released the sum of N420.2m to the Nigeria film industry popularly called Nollywood to improve and support aspiring practitioners.

According to a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mrs Patricia Deworitshe, on Friday in Abuja, the money, which is the second tranche payment will benefit 105 film distributors.

The "Rules of Selling" All the Best Salespeople Ignore

By Peter Nelson

Unlike most new starters in sales who land an SDR role straight out of college, I was being groomed for a career in sales since the day I could walk. My father was a VP at what is now HP Enterprise. I remember listening to call after call as we drove to school each day. After seven years in selling roles, here are the seven rules of selling I would tell my 18-year-old self to ignore.

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