Cyclone-hit Fiji Island gets relief aid from Australia

Australia said, on Monday, that it would donate 10 million Australian Dollars(equivalent to U.S. $7.1 million) to fund relief efforts in Fiji, where more than 60,000 people are sheltering in evacuation centres more than a week after the Pacific island nation was hit by its worst cyclone. Tropical Cyclone Winston, the worst ever recorded in… Read More Cyclone-hit Fiji Island gets relief aid from Australia

The oil price crash is unacceptable- President Buhari tells OPEC

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Doha, Qatar, told member states of Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, and non-OPEC members that the continued crashing of oil prices was no longer acceptable. President Buhari, as a matter of of urgency, called on all other stakeholders in the sector, especially the oil producing nations to articulate ways… Read More The oil price crash is unacceptable- President Buhari tells OPEC

First winner of Eko+Ibadan Instagram contest announced(Photos)

This is a sponsored post. It wasn’t written by 247NewsUpdate Blog. The first ever winner of the weekly Eko+Ibadan Instagram contest which was organized by TeeQ Bello the Eko+Ibadan crooner and his record label(Greenlife Imperial Entertainment) as been announced. The winners of the FIVE thousand Naira worth of recharge Card and a ticket to attend… Read More First winner of Eko+Ibadan Instagram contest announced(Photos)

Virginia police officer killed on her first day at work

A Virginia police officer was killed while responding to a domestic-related shooting a day after she was sworn in, authorities said. Prince William County police officer Ashley Guindon was killed on Saturday night in Lake Ridge. She was sworn in Friday. Two other officers were injured in the shooting, authorities said. One was in critical… Read More Virginia police officer killed on her first day at work

Several arrested as KKK protesters, counter-protesters clash in California

Violence broke out on Saturday when Ku Klux Klan demonstrators and counter-protesters fought in Anaheim, California, leaving five people injured and thirteen people arrested, authorities said. Anaheim police spokesman Sgt. Daron Wyatt said the KKK planned a walking protest at Pearson Park. However, the counter-protesters arrived beforehand and attacked when the KKK got out of… Read More Several arrested as KKK protesters, counter-protesters clash in California