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Power generation dropped by 2,841MW in one week – TCN

Posted on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 No comments

The Transmission Company of Nigeria wheeled out 22,978 megawatts of electricity between July 17 to July 23 against the 25,819 megawatts generated in the previous week.

Researchers develop artificial heart

Posted on Monday, 24 July 2017 No comments

An artificial heart which closely imitates the real thing “in form and function” has been developed by Swiss researchers. Made from silicone and weighing just 390g (80g more than a normal, real heart), it contains a “complex inner structure,” according to developer Nicholas Cohrs, a PhD student at ETH Zurich, the institution behind the innovation.

'My recent conversation with Buhari gives me hope'

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National President, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Chinonso Obasi has said ailing President Muhammadu Buhari would be back in the country to continue in office.

$43 million Ikoyi cash: Expect more revelations – Reps

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Members of the House of Representatives have vowed never to stop investigation into the recently recovered $43 million at Osborne House in Ikoyi, Lagos until the ownership of the luxury apartment and the huge cash is unraveled.

We’ll use Oni, APC to set another record in 2018 – Fayose

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The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has boasted that his party – the Peoples Democratic Party – will use the All Progressives Congress and former governor Segun Oni or anyone presented as the APC candidate in the 2018 governorship election to set another record.

The governor defeated former governor Kayode Fayemi of the APC in all the 16 local governments in the state in the 2014 governorship election.

Legendary actor, Adebayo Faleti dies

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Actor, author and broadcaster, Adebayo Faleti, is dead.

Born on December 26, 1930, the renowned thespian reportedly died on Saturday morning after an illness.

Mandela’s widow to sue doctor over book on his health

Posted on Sunday, 23 July 2017 No comments

Graca Machel, the widow of South Africa’s Nelson Mandela, has threatened legal action against his personal doctor, Vejay Ramlakan, over a book that reveals previously undisclosed details of his patient.

“Husband storage” facility opens in Chinese shopping mall

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Shopping with girlfriends or wives may be one of the most tedious chores for men. A shopping mall in China’s Shanghai Municipality has solved this problem by launching “husband storage” facilities.

America to go after former Nigerian oil minster, Diezani Alison-Madueke

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A former US State Department Nigeria specialist, Mathew Page, has suggested that a US civil forfeiture case to seize $144 million of assets from two cronies of Diezani Alison-Madueke, may just be the start of her legal troubles with America.

Over $100m required to rebrand Etisalat – Experts

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Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited, EMTS previously trading as ‘Etisalat Nigeria’ and now 9mobile requires an estimated $100million to perfect the complete reengineering of its network.

Nigerians battle flood

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The rains returned to Lagos yesterday with fresh flooding in many parts.

The situation hampered human movement on a day set aside for election into the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas.

198 Nigerians deported by Saudi Arabia arrive home

Posted on Saturday, 22 July 2017 No comments

The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, at about 10 a.m.

'They took our oil for 45 years without giving us basic facilities'

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The leadership of Ojobo, host community to Shell Nigeria Plc in Burutu Council Area of Delta State, has appealed to the oil giant to provide basic amenities for the oil-rich community. The appeal came during an event to mark a successful community leadership election/swearing-in held about a month ago.

Nigerian girls in danger in Italy

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(Reuters/NAN) The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Friday said thousands of Nigerian migrant girls brought to Italy were in great danger of being forced into prostitution in Europe.

Downpour hits Lagos on election day

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Downpour which began at 5 a.m. in many parts of Lagos State left many areas flooded and affected early commencement of voting in the local government polls.

Indonesian President Orders Officers To Shoot Drug Traffickers

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President Joko Widodo of Indonesia on Saturday instructed law enforcement officers to shoot drug traffickers to deal with a narcotics emergency facing the country.

Nigerian pastor orders women to choose marriage partner during church service

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A clergyman in Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin, of the Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, on Friday asked a woman to move round the auditorium and pick a man as husband during service emerged online.


Nigerian army orders troops to capture Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, within 40 days

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The Nigerian Army has given its troops an ultimatum to capture Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group.

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, handed down the order on Friday to the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Ibrahim Attahiru, according to a statement issued by the spokesperson of the army, Sani Usman.

Sarah Sanders named new White House Press Secretary

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Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted to the position of White House press secretary, according to President Donald Trump’s new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci.

Arms deals trial: I’ll face the consequences - Dasuki

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A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Sambo Dasuki, has disclosed why he did not consider absconding in spite of the pressure of him to do so after he was implicated in a $2.1 billion arms procurement deals.
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