Nigeria News

FG declares Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 29,2017 as a public holiday to celebrate the 2017 Democracy Day. Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.) in a statement on Thursday in Abuja congratulated Nigerians for witnessing yet another Democracy Day which marked the second anniversary of President Muhammadu …

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Court stops El-Rufai from demolishing market

A Kaduna High Court presided over by Justice Mohammed Bello, has issued a restraining order on Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i not to demolish the Kasuwar Barchi market in Kaduna until the determination of the case before the court.

Bello ordered that all respondents to the case should stop “entering into …

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Government House security men attack Imo youth leader, injure eye

Two police orderlies attached to Kingsley Uju, the Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations) to the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, have reportedly attacked and inflicted injuries in the left eye of Stanley Nwanna, who is the deputy speaker of Imo youth parliament.

The youth leader said that the police …

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Air Chief Warns of Planned Attack on Air Force Bases By Boko Haram

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has alerted his officers of possible attacks by the terrorist group across the Air Force bases. T his is following the attack on the Nigerian Air Force Base in Maiduguri, by members of the terrorist group.

Addressing senior officers at …

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Fans, colleagues celebrate Antar Laniyan as he adds another year

Fans, colleagues, friends, and family members have taken to social media to celebrate Veteran Nollywood actor, director, and producer, Antar Laniyan, as he is a year older today.

Laniyan was born in Osogbo, the Osun state capital. He obtained a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Ibadan. He …

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South Africa appoints first woman to head Supreme Court

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has appointed Justice Mandisa Maya as the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal, the president’s office said on Friday, making her the first woman to occupy the position.

“Her appointment to the position elevates her to the third highest position in the …

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Intense new NASA photos show that Jupiter is hell

The huge planet in the middle of our solar system has giant Earth-sized storms, a powerful magnetic field, and extreme auroras, a series of new scientific studies published this week show.

The new findings come from data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft, which has been studying Jupiter since it arrived …

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Rocket Lab launches first rocket into space from New Zealand

New Zealand have entered the space market — launching a rocket partly made of carbon fibre, with engines made from a 3D printer, into space. American-New Zealand company Rocket Lab, which was behind the launch, want to take a slice of the booming market for getting small satellites into orbit.

Peter …

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Closed-Captioning Turned Zuckerberg's Speech Into Jibberish

Today, Harvard's closed-captioning system apparently malfunctioned — just as Zuckerberg was giving his commencement speech at Harvard University.

Like any good commencement speech — there were important career lessons for the graduates. As well as the poignant reminder that, when things don't go your way, you should dust your self off and …

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Nokia 3310 sparks wave of nostalgia as it goes on sale

The rebooted Nokia 3310 has gone on sale, nearly 17 years after the original made its debut. The phone, which has a two megapixel camera and relies on 2.5G connectivity to offer only limited internet access, is being sold for £49.99.

The battery is claimed to offer up …

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Murray struggles with illness on French Open eve: reports

World number one Andy Murray is battling to recover from illness before the French Open begins on Sunday, according to British media reports.

Murray has had numerous setbacks in 2017, with the 30-year-old diagnosed with shingles in February before sustaining a elbow injury in March that ruled him out of …

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MotoGP🏁: Rossi⭐ Injured in Motocross Accident😱

Italian MotoGP great Valentino Rossi has been taken to hospital in Italy after being involved in a motocross accident on Thursday, his Yamaha team said in a statement.

They said the 38-year-old rider, a nine times world champion and currently third in the top class, had been diagnosed with "mild …

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