UNITED KINGDOM Twitter has named Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to its board. Dr Okonjo-Iweala, a former senior World Bank official and Nigeria Minister of finanace, was named alongside Robert Zoellick to the social media platform’s board. We’re adding Ngozi (@NOIweala) and Bob (@authorzoellick) to the Twitter board. Welcome! Sadly we’re also saying farewell to our friend Marjorie (@marjscar). She’s been an amazingRead more
ROME ITALY. Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo fever is gripping Juventus FC. Juventus, the biggest soccer club in Italy, has already sold $60 million worth of Ronaldo jerseys in just 24 hours — that’s more than half his transfer fee. Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus FC in a $129.3 million deal, but the Italian club will not recuperate the bulk of theRead more
UNITED STATES: Sacha Baron Cohen of “Borat” and “Ali G” fame has tricked another victim: Sarah Palin. Ex Alaska Governor Palin confirmed on her Facebook page that she’d been the subject of a “truly sick” and fairly elaborate plot to dupe her into saying unintelligent things on camera. Cohen has been promoting a new series on Showtime called – “Who is America,” which, despiteRead more
NIGERIA. The Chairman of MACBAN (North Central Zone), Mr Danladi Ciroma, has described the Nigerian Plateau state killings as retaliatory. He said, “These attacks are retaliatory. As much as I don’t support the killing of human beings, the truth must be told that those who carried out the attacks must be on a revenge mission. “Fulani herdsmen have lost aboutRead more
PLATEAU NIGERIA. At least 86 people have died in central Nigeria after violent clashes broke out between farmers and cattle herders, police in Plateau state said. Some reports say fighting began on Thursday when ethnic Berom farmers attacked Fulani herders, killing five of them. A retaliatory attack on Saturday led to more deaths. State police commissioner Undie Adie said aRead more
UPDATE: Ex-Militant Leader Tompolo, Speaks On Joining APC & Sets The Record Straight, Ahead Of 2019 Elections!!!
NIGERIA. Former Militant Leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, better known as Tompolo, has denied rumours that he has joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Speaking to Journalists through his Media Adviser, Paul Bebenimibo, Tompolo described the report as untrue. He said: “I am not a Politician. How can one who does not belong to a political party, defect from oneRead more
UNITED STATES. Washington’s penchant for brandishing “big sticks” will come back to haunt it, China Daily, official organ of the Chinese government, warned as trade tensions between the two countries continued to fray. And China, has identified just where that haunting will begin: in America’s heartland. By the look of things, the US looks likely to be hit hard. And ChinaRead more
LONDON UK. Nigeria could accept the temporary loan of a collection of exquisite bronze sculptures rather than their permanent return by European institutions, including the British Museum, officials have said. The proposal by the British to “loan” instead of returning the rare Benin Bronzes artefacts has left the world in a frenzy. The Benin Bronzes are a collection of intricately-workedRead more
BREAKING: Ex-Champion Boris Becker claims Diplomatic Immunity in Court Case – says You Can’t catch Me, I’m A Central African Republic Diplomat!!
LONDON. German Star Boris Becker has claimed diplomatic immunity against bankruptcy proceedings in Britain due to his work as a diplomat for the Central African Republic (CAR).The German tennis legend was named as a sport and culture attache to the European Union by the government of the conflict-torn African nation in April, his lawyers said in a statement Thursday. ThatRead more
World Cup 2018: Spain Sack Manager Julen Lopetegui For betrayal After Joining Real Madrid Two Days Before First Match
SPAIN: The Spanish national team coach Julen Lopetegui is sacked just two days before their opening World Cup game against Portugal in Sochi, with director of football Fernando Hierro named as his replacement. The president of the Spanish Football Federation, Luis Rubiales, insisted that he had little choice but terminate Lopetegui’s contract as a matter of principle after the coach negotiatedRead more