Egypt’s president pardons imprisoned Al-Jazeera journalists

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Wednesday pardoned Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, presidential spokesman Alaa Yousef said. The two were among 100 prisoners that el-Sisi pardoned on Wednesday. The journalists were sentenced to three years in prison on Saturday, August 30. Baher Mohamed was given an additional six months in prison… Read More Egypt’s president pardons imprisoned Al-Jazeera journalists

Rise in oil price will reach $80 by 2020- OPEC

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, said that oil price will rise gradually to $80 a barrel in 2020 as supply growth outside the group weakens, a slower recovery than several member nations have said they need. The average selling price of OPEC’s crude is expected to rise by about $5 annually to… Read More Rise in oil price will reach $80 by 2020- OPEC

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandoski enters record books for scoring five goals in nine minutes

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski has entered the record books with the quickest hat-trick in Bundesliga history. Then he set the record for the fastest four goals. Then five. Giving new meaning to the term “super sub”, the striker, who came on as a second-half replacement Tuesday for Juan Bernat, enjoyed a stunning nine- minute period,… Read More Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandoski enters record books for scoring five goals in nine minutes

Fire raze Lagos Inland Revenue headquarters

Fire gutted a major government office, yesterday, when a section of the Lagos Inland Revenue Service, LIRS, headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja Secretariat was razed. Similar incident occurred at the State Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Alausa secretariat when fire razed some parts of the office at the weekend. The LIRS inferno, was said to… Read More Fire raze Lagos Inland Revenue headquarters