Miss India Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017

A 20-year-old Indian medical student has been crowned Miss World following a glamorous event in Chinese today, making her country the joint-most successful nation in the pageant’s history along with Venezuela. Manushi Chhillar became India’s sixth winner of the prestigious beauty show, following in the footsteps of successful Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai.… Read More Miss India Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World 2017

British motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies after horrific crash in Macau Grand Prix

British superbike rider Daniel Hegarty has died after a horrific crash in the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix. The 31-year-old from Nottingham was on his Topgun Racing Honda when he lost control on a sharp bend during the sixth lap. Hegarty was thrown from his bike into crash barriers. Eyewitnesses said he suffered mortal injuries after… Read More British motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies after horrific crash in Macau Grand Prix

University of Lagos becomes first Nigerian university to be granted an operational television station license

The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has become the first university in Nigeria to be granted a license to operate a television station. This was disclosed by Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, Chairman of UNILAG Radio and TV, through a statement. According to him, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) granted the TV license to the institution on… Read More University of Lagos becomes first Nigerian university to be granted an operational television station license

Gunmen kidnap Ebonyi State chief medical director Emeka Ogah

The Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Dr Emeka Onwe Ogah and one of his Administrative officers has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The medical director was returning to Ebonyi state from Abuja, when the incident took place. The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi State, Mr Titus Lamorde who confirmed… Read More Gunmen kidnap Ebonyi State chief medical director Emeka Ogah

Seven dead as suicide bombers attack area behind Army barracks in Borno State

No fewer than seven people have been confirmed dead by residents in the early hours of Saturday, when four suicide bombers invaded Fori area behind Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. It was gathered that the suicide bombers, who arrived the area at about 6:50 am with Improvise Explosive Device (IEDs) strapped around… Read More Seven dead as suicide bombers attack area behind Army barracks in Borno State

Volkswagen approves $40billion investment venture into electric and autonomous vehicles

Volkswagen approved a 34 billion euro (an equivalent if $40 billion) spending plan on Friday that accelerates its efforts to become a global leader in electric cars. The world’s largest carmaker by unit sales will spend the money on electric cars, autonomous driving and new mobility services by the end of 2022, it said after… Read More Volkswagen approves $40billion investment venture into electric and autonomous vehicles