Six dead, scores injured as magnitude-6.4 earthquake hits eastern coast of Taiwan

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck the eastern coast of Taiwan leaving six dead and more than 100 injured after buildings were toppled and a hotel collapsed. Premier William Lai said six people had died in the quake in the port city of Hualien and 114 were injured, some seriously. He gave no further details. ​The national… Read More Six dead, scores injured as magnitude-6.4 earthquake hits eastern coast of Taiwan

Four dead as fuel tank collides with truck along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Four persons have been confirmed dead after a loaded fuel tanker collided with a container-laden truck. The accident occurred at Onigari Village, close to the Foursquare Gospel Church camp at Ajebo, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It was gathered that the truck hit the tanker by the side and went up in flames. The Public Relations… Read More Four dead as fuel tank collides with truck along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Lagos State University shuts down Ojuelegba, Anthony Village campuses 

​The Lagos State University (LASU) says it has phased out external programmes at Ojuelegba and Anthony Village Campuses and is no longer in business with its former partners on the premises. The University spokesman, Adekoya Martins, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos that the off campus buildings at Ojuelegba and… Read More Lagos State University shuts down Ojuelegba, Anthony Village campuses 

Fire razes three offices at DPR headquarters in Niger State

Three offices at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Niger State was on Tuesday razed by fire. The Niger Coordinator of the department, Alhaji Abdullahi Isa, disclosed this while conducting newsmen round the affected offices. Isa said the fire affected the Internet, Accounts Department, Head of Gas and Down Stream offices. “A neighbour vulcanizer rushed… Read More Fire razes three offices at DPR headquarters in Niger State

Suspected militants abduct NDDC contractor in Bayelsa 

​Suspected militants on Tuesday kidnapped a contractor working on one of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) projects in Otuogiri Community, Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa. Confirming the incident, Spokesman of the Bayelsa Police Command, DSP Asinim Butswat, said that the police had arrested the accomplice and that he was undergoing interrogation. Lucky Moses,… Read More Suspected militants abduct NDDC contractor in Bayelsa 

Tesla to provide thousands of homes in South Australia with solar electricity

About 50,000 homes in South Australia will receive solar panels and Tesla batteries, the state government announced on Sunday, in a landmark plan to turn houses into a giant, interconnected power plant. South Australia is already home to world’s biggest battery in an Elon Musk-driven project to provide electricity for more than 30,000 homes. ​The… Read More Tesla to provide thousands of homes in South Australia with solar electricity

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man wanted over murder of rabbi

A Palestinian man wanted over the murder last month of a rabbi near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank has been killed, Israel’s Shin Bet security service said Tuesday. Ahmad Jarrar was killed in the northern West Bank town of Yamoun where he had been hiding, the agency said, describing him as an active… Read More Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man wanted over murder of rabbi