The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Oil Prospecting Licences (OPLs) and Oil Mining Leases (OMLs), yesterday, gave the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and others a week ultimatum to provide all relevant documents to ascertain the payments of about $22.6 billion oil blocs from application fees, royalties, signature bonuses and other fees by oil… Read More CBN, others given a week ultimatum to account for $22.6billion oil blocs
Finding and keeping love in today’s world is hard enough that you can sometimes wonder if dating abroad truly is all sunshine and fairy tales as we have been told. The idea of finding love in a foreign land has been idealized far too often by both travel bloggers and expats alike but the brutal… Read More Tales Of Travel Romance: Can People Find Love While On Vacation?
The armed Houthi movement attacked a Saudi warship off the western coast of Yemen on Monday, causing an explosion that killed two crew members and injured three others, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. Separately, the Houthis said they launched a ballistic missile at a Saudi-led coalition military base on the Red Sea island of… Read More Two dead, three injured after Yemeni Houthis attack Saudi Arabia warship
Japanese trust banks are preparing to sue Toshiba Corp. over its 2015 accounting scandal, a fresh headache for the conglomerate as it scrambles to offset a separate imminent multi-billion dollar writedown. The news follows an announcement by the struggling conglomerate on Friday that it will sell a minority stake in its memory chip business to… Read More Japanese trust banks to sue Toshiba over accounting scandal
Several persons sustained injuries after a robbery gang stormed the branch of the Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) along Shell RA Bus Stop in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. An eye witness who spoke in anonymity in Port Harcourt said that the robbery took place between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m on Monday. The witness said it… Read More Robbers storm GT Bank in Rivers State
Police searched for a motive on Monday after two gunmen opened fire on worshippers at a Quebec City mosque, killing six and wounding eight, during Sunday night prayers as vigils were planned across Canada. Police said two suspects were under arrest, but they gave no details about them or what prompted the shootings that Canadian… Read More Six dead after gunmen attack Quebec City mosque
Roger Federer shrugged off a decade of grand slam heartbreak against Rafa Nadal, felling his great rival 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 in a classic Australian Open final to capture his 18th major title. Roared on by a partisan Rod Laver Arena crowd, Federer roared back from 3-1 down in the nerve-shredding final set before… Read More Roger Federer defeats Rafa Nadal to win Australia Open
A U.S. judge has issued a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports after President Donald Trump issued an order barring entry to them for 90 days. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a case in response to the order issued on Friday. It estimates that 100-200 people… Read More Judge issues temporary halt on President Trump’s immigrant deportation order