At least 20 people, almost all women, were killed when a wooden boat capsized off Senegal’s central coast in a delta region popular with tourists, firefighters told AFP on Tuesday. The incident
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, was on Tuesday quizzed by committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate him and the
The Lugansk People’s Republic (LNR), a breakaway territory of Ukraine, has reportedly managed to secure an electricity supply from Russia after being cut off from Ukraine’s gas distribution system. “
Two men, Osharon Egberanmuen and Michael Eyoekpe, who conspired and strangled a Lagos transport company driver, were on Tuesday remanded in prison on the orders of an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court. Th
The Lagos State Government has placed an embargo on approval for construction of filling stations in all parts of the State till further notice, while a definite action will soon be taken on indiscrim
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that plans were in progress to start its compulsory Health Insurance Scheme for all residents to ensure adequate healthcare services. The Commissioner for He
AmCham Romania supports the maintaining of the current flat tax that proved to be the most efficient fiscal policy for Romania’s economy, and considers that introducing a complex mechanism that will
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A police officer, Mr. Victor Ehiabhi, on Tuesday, narrated to a Federal High Court in Abuja, how he received a cash sum of N26m from the Office of the National Security Adviser on
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows about the landmark accord’s future under US President Donald Trump. The regular qu
A total of three public rallies by the ‘Immortal Regiment’ movement (which honors WWII war veterans) will be held in Toronto in the run-up to Victory Day on May 9, reports TASS. The first act is plan
A Republican state lawmaker has been revealed as the creator of the “Red Pill” online haven for pickup artists and men’s rights activists. The Daily Beast reported that Robert Fisher
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates is scheduled to testify about Russia before the Senate Intelligence Committee on May 8th — and a CNN panel on Tuesday morning predicted there would be
Romanian lender Raiffeisen Bank granted loans of more than EUR350 million to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) via the Joint European Resources for Micro to Medium Enterprises (JEREMIE) prog
“Trump is not a conservative. Nothing that he represents, says, or has done deserves the support of principled conservatives.” – Andrew Bacevich Donald Trump’s first 100 days have seen the appointment
The extension of the Vienna agreement on the reduction of oil production will be in Azerbaijan's interest, Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev told reporters on the sidelines of "The 2nd SOCAR In
Russian government has decided to provide the militant-occupied part of Luhansk region with uninterrupted electricity supplies, according to the Russian envoy to the trilateral contact group for the D
Ramon Oladimeji The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday withdrew its application seeking to stay the execution of a court order which unfroze the Skye Bank account of the wife of ex-Pr
A mixed martial arts event in Tokyo, Japan, has caused controversy after announcing it will feature the amateur debut of a 12-year-old girl. Read Full Article at RT.com
Greek group Olympus, controlled by Sarantis family, entered the Romanian market in 1999, and has invested over EUR100 million to date, in its local activities. In 2011, the group opened the factory
North Korea held a “massive” firing drill on Tuesday, according to South Korea’s military as it monitored the North on the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army.
The Prešeren Fine Arts Award Winners Gallery in Kranj is hosting the first in a series of exhibitions honouring one of Slovenia's most important representatives of modernism, Drago Tršar, who wil
The actual number of unemployed citizens in Ukraine reaches 1.9 million people, while only 400,000 citizens are registered with the social services as unemployed, Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko s
Pensioners in Edo, on Tuesday, in Benin protested over the non-harmonization of their pension since 2008. The pensioners, who protested peacefully to the Government House, were also unhappy over the n
The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team has arrested 11 kidnap suspects in Port Harcourt. The suspects include Anthony Pepple, who is also known as “Urban Gorilla” and a suspected m
St. George Ribbon campaign in London, April 25, 2017. The St. George Ribbon campaign was launched on April 24 in the run-up to the 72th Victory Day celebrations. The public holiday, which started in
President Klaus Iohannis said on Tuesday that he categorically rejects recent populist attempts to place foreign investment in opposition to Romanian capital.
Pregnant star Serena Williams and gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci blasted tennis legend Ilie Nastase for making “racist”, “sexist” and “offensive” comments during t
FIdelis Soriwei, Abuja The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh, (retd) has said that the office has stopped the payment of double stipends to ex-agitators under th
A panel of Trump voters on CNN went completely off the rails on Tuesday morning after one regretful Trump voter lashed out at the others for making outlandish excuses for Trump’s flip-flops on k
It was like a carnival in Iwo land when the Royal father of the land The Imperial ruler of Iwo kingdom, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Rasheed Adewale Akanbi returned from his trip to Canada. Residents of Iwo, in
Law firm Leroy si Asocia?ii advised the French group Lactalis on the procedure of withdrawal of the minority shareholders of Albalact, a procedure completing the takeover of Albalact by Lactalis.
Police said the pet lion, who bit the boy, was often spotted by local residents walking with his owner, a young girl, who can be legally accountable for the incident
Bog’Art company, controlled by businessman Raul Doicescu, reported a turnover of EUR120 million in 2016, versus EUR105 million in 2015, while the group’s turnover reached EUR160 million.
Brands need to focus on doing good and that this approach is the only option if they want to stay relevant, credible and even profitable, says Thomas Kolster.
Centene Corp. urged Wall Street analysts to avoid getting caught up in “unfounded headline volatility” related to political debate over the insurance market’s future under the Affordable Care Act.
BELLEVIEW, Fla. (AP) — A small Florida town plans to fly a Confederate flag at City Hall this week for Confederate History Day. Town officials in Belleview, Florida, say they’ve heard no compla
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police lieutenant, two former police officers and a lawyer who once worked as a prosecutor have been arrested in a federal gun licensing probe. Acting U.S. Atto
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with a speech at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The president speaks Tuesday as part of the museum
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Solid earnings reports and outlooks from several big companies sent U.S. stocks higher in morning trading. Heavy equipment
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Storms have dumped up to 8 inches of rain on North Carolina’s capital, prompting firefighters to rescue people from their vehicles and delaying school bus schedules. Crabtr
Bandar Abbas, April 25, IRNA -- Hormozgan Governor announced on Tuesday that the first phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery in Bandar Abbas will be inaugurated by Iranian President shortly.
DB expects the CPI inflation to be in the range of 3.5- 3.7 per cent and WPI inflation to be 5.4-5.6 per cent during April this year. According to official data, retail prices jumped to a 5- month h
The overall incidence of tax will be reduced with multiple existing levies, such as excise duty, central sales tax, entry tax, value added tax (VAT), and service tax being subsumed into single rate
The country is likely to produce an all-time high 273 million tonnes (MT) of foodgrain in the 2017-18 crop year starting July and maintain 4 percent farm growth, anticipating a good monsoon.
NITI Aayog today shared some of the key highlights of the three year action agenda that it is preparing for the government. One of the key recommendations made by the NITI Aayog is on tackling bad l
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will put in place a conciliation committee in a month in its bid to resolve highway disputes involving huge sums as claims.
The insurance industry has already cracked the best ways to market to the â??unconnectedâ?? generation - the ones without their phones and laptops.
With more same-sex couples getting married, more queer people want to adopt children. The adoption process can be confusing, but queer people should know how to prepare and navigate the process. One c
To the editor: Don’t blame France or Britain for potentially breaking up the European Union. Blame Germany. (“Macron and Le Pen are now in a battle for the soul of France,” April 23) One of the gr