Libyan forces close to ousting ISIS militants from Sirte stronghold

Libyan forces renewed their push to oust Islamic State from its former North African stronghold of Sirte on Sunday, saying they had seized the city’s main mosque and a jail run by the militants’ morality police. The forces, mainly brigades from the city of Misrata, say they are close to capturing Sirte after taking most… Read More Libyan forces close to ousting ISIS militants from Sirte stronghold

Pfizer Inc. to buy cancer drug company for $14billion

Pfizer Inc said it would buy U.S. cancer drug company Medivation Inc for $14 billion in cash, adding its blockbuster prostate cancer drug Xtandi to the company’s growing oncology roster. This move has struck out numerous other bidders. Medivation shares were up 20 percent at $80.43 in midday trading, just shy of the offer price… Read More Pfizer Inc. to buy cancer drug company for $14billion

Rio Olympics 2016: Nigeria Dream Team VI defeats Honduras to clinch bronze medal

Nigeria defeated Honduras 3-2 to win the Rio 2016 men’s Olympics football at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte on Saturday evening. Pinto Jorge Luis’ side entered Saturday’s game hoping to restore some pride following a 6-0 semi-final drubbing against hosts Brazil. However, they were undermined as Sadiq Umar’s brace and Aminu Umar strike ensured… Read More Rio Olympics 2016: Nigeria Dream Team VI defeats Honduras to clinch bronze medal