200 entrepreneurs to benefit from Life beer progress booster program

Life Progress Booster, the entrepreneurial radio show that supports upcoming businesses in South-East Nigeria, sponsored by Life Continental Lager Beer has announced plans to support 200 entrepreneurs with N300, 000 each, an increment from the N250, 000 it gave to individual entrepreneurs in 2016. Josiah Akinola, Assistant Brand Manager, Regional Mainstream Brands, Nigeria Breweries Plc,… Read More 200 entrepreneurs to benefit from Life beer progress booster program

Qualcomm files complaint against Apple contract manufacturers

Qualcomm Inc. filed a complaint against Foxconn Technology Group and three other Apple Inc. contract manufacturers for not paying royalties, firing the latest salvo in its fight with the iPhone maker. The other manufacturers listed by Qualcomm were Pegatron Corp., Wistron Corp. and Compal Electronics Inc. Apple sued Qualcomm in January, accusing it of overcharging… Read More Qualcomm files complaint against Apple contract manufacturers

ISIS militants attack Afghanistan state TV/Radio station

Gunmen attacked a building of Afghan state television in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and engaged in a gun battle with security forces, the provincial governor’s spokesman said. “We can confirm that a number of insurgents have entered the building,” said Attaullah Khughyani. “Who they are, and what their target is, is still… Read More ISIS militants attack Afghanistan state TV/Radio station

Mr Imo 2017 spends birthday on the street embarking on his cause ‘Helping Others’

The winner of the 2017 edition of the Mr and Miss Imo State pageant, Unachukwu Samuel was spotted when he hit the streets of Lagos on the day of his birthday to spend it with the less privileged and do some good on that day. Mr Imo drove through the streets of Lagos with his… Read More Mr Imo 2017 spends birthday on the street embarking on his cause ‘Helping Others’

Supporters of jailed Congolese Christian sect leader attack prison, free him

Supporters of a jailed Christian sect leader attacked the prison holding him in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, freeing him and about 50 other inmates early on Wednesday, the government said. Ne Muanda Nsemi, a self-styled prophet and leader of the Bundu dia Kongo movement, was arrested in March after a series of deadly clashes… Read More Supporters of jailed Congolese Christian sect leader attack prison, free him

J&J required to add warnings over risks of feet, leg amputations with its diabetes drug

Johnson & Johnson is required to add new warnings to its diabetes drug, Invokana, about the risk of foot and leg amputations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday. Final results from two clinical trials showed leg and foot amputations occurred about twice as often in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with… Read More J&J required to add warnings over risks of feet, leg amputations with its diabetes drug

Oregon man arrested and charged for beheading mom on Mother’s Day

A blood-covered man carrying the severed head of his mother and a knife, walked into an Oregon grocery store on Mother’s Day and stabbed a clerk before being subdued, local law enforcement officials said. Joshua Lee Webb faces charges of murder in the death of his mother, Tina Marie Webb and attempted murder for the… Read More Oregon man arrested and charged for beheading mom on Mother’s Day

Indonesian court sentences two to 85 lashes of cane for gay sex

An Islamic court in Indonesia has sentenced two men to 85 lashes of the cane for having sex together, judges in the conservative province of Aceh said, ignoring pleas for clemency from human rights groups. The public caning handed down by a panel of judges is the first time laws against homosexuality, introduced in the… Read More Indonesian court sentences two to 85 lashes of cane for gay sex