Assad's office published images of him praying inside the brightly-lit Al-Nuri mosque at dawn on Sunday before greeting worshippers outside. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Eid al-Fitr prayers in the central city of Hama on Sunday, appearing in public outside the capital for the first time in a year. Assad's office published images of him praying inside the brightly-lit Al-Nuri ... Read More »
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The 52-year-old is calling for a second term to complete sweeping reforms of Albania's notoriously corrupt judicial system that have been demanded by Brussels. Albania began voting in a parliamentary election Sunday with Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama seeking to strengthen his position and lead the Balkan country into talks on European Union accession. The 52-year-old is calling for a ... Read More »
Lagos Assembly speaker, Rt Hon. Obasa, has called on Nigerians not to relent in sharing love among themselves. The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has called on Nigerians to continue spreading love and peaceful co-existencere. Rt. Hon. Obasa made this disclosure in his Sallah message through a statement signed by his Chief Press ... Read More »
It will be Xi's first visit to Hong Kong since the head of the Communist Party became president in 2013. President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong this week to celebrate 20 years since the former British colony's return to China, state media confirmed Sunday, a trip that will stoke resentment among pro-democracy activists. It will be Xi's first visit ... Read More »
Relations between New Delhi and Washington warmed under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama as India sought greater foreign investment and trade ties with Western nations. India's leader heads to the US this weekend for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties between the world's two largest democracies and move beyond disagreements over climate change. Relations ... Read More »
The Sultan said the new moon was sighted in parts of the country including Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. Sultan of Sokoto and President-General Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced the sighting of the new moon on Saturday night, June 23, 2017. Speaking at his Palace in Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar said the new moon ... Read More »
Although he revealed that the centre based in Abuja has refunded the sum paid by his family, he felt the need to share the experience. A Twitter user has shared the shocking tale of how a security guard supplies addicts at a rehab centre, with drugs. The User with handle, NsukDropOut, revealed that after his family paid almost N2.5 million ... Read More »
Israel said it responded with airstrikes on the position the mortars came from and took out two Syrian army tanks, one as it was preparing to fire. The Israeli Defense Forces released video on Saturday purporting to show its jets taking out a Syrian heavy machine gun and two tanks after mortar fire hit parts of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. ... Read More »
It was gathered that the soldier, Victor Chukunonso, is attached to the Nigeria Army Band Corps, Abatti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos. The police have reportedly arrested a soldier, Lance Corporal, Victor Chukwunonso, who worked for kidnap kingpin, Evans. According to Punch, Chukunonso is attached to the Nigeria Army Band Corps, Abatti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos. Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence ... Read More »
Government NECO GOVERNMENT 2017 QUESTIONS Section A. Answer Two Questions 1. Identify and explain the challenges faced by public cooperation 2 . Explain factors necessitating the adoption of federalism as a system of Government 3. Define political party 3b. Highlight five functions of political party 4. What is bicameral legislature 4b. Differenciate between bicameral legislature and unicameral legislature ... Read More »
"For 20 years, America has whistled past the graveyard, hoping on hope, that North Korea would turn colors and become part of the Western civilization." CIA Director Mike Pompeo addressed the imminent nuclear threat from North Korea during an interview with MSNBC's Hugh Hewitt which aired Saturday, saying the topic was "at the top" of President Donald Trump's mind. Pompeo ... Read More »
Nigerian social media is already expressing its outrage but the singer and his team are yet to respond to the allegations. Harrysong may be on the receiving end of a lot of criticisms very soon if the speculations are right. The singer shared a photo of what we assumed was his adorable twins, Perez and Tarela which he welcomed in ... Read More »
The accused are facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, burglary, stealing and receiving stolen goods. Four men, who allegedly broke into a warehouse and stole bags of battery components worth N5.8 million from one Henry Nwajar, on Friday appeared before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused are Ikenna Nba, 35; Sanni Musa, 28; Musa Iliasu, 26; and Omoloye Abayomi, ... Read More »
The 37-yr-old suspect is facing a three-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretences and stealing. A businessman, Ogunlusi Akin, who allegedly obtained N2.6 million from a woman, Mrs Arike Nwachukwu, on the pretext of procuring an American visa for her, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Akin, 37, a resident of No. 16, ... Read More »
The suspects are standing trial on a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, armed robbery and culpable homicide. The Police Command in Benue on Friday arraigned three men before a Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly strangulating one Ambrose Abah, 65, to death. The men are Alexander Okoh, Joseph Ochai and Innocent Audu. They are standing trial on a three-count charge ... Read More »
There's too much going on in the movie that you understand too little of it to enjoy it well enough. Barely minutes into watching Transformers: The Last Knight, I was completely confused. The movie starts off in the Dark Ages, showing King Arthur and his Knights of the Roundtable at a war they are badly losing. Sir Lancelot and the ... Read More »
"Did nothing about it. WHY?" President Donald Trump appeared to admit that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election in a Friday night tweet in which he criticized Barack Obama for his handling of Russia's cybertattacks that were meant to swing the election away from Hillary Clinton. "Just out: The Obama Administration knew far in advance of November 8th ... Read More »
Politics: 'I'm right here with you': 4-year-old comforts distraught mother in new video from Philando Castile shooting
"Mom, please stop cussing and screaming 'cause I don't want you to get shooted," the girl says. A newly released video shows Philando Castile's girlfriend and her 4-year-0ld daughter sharing an emotional moment in the back of a police car moments after Castile was fatally shot. In the video, released this week by Minnesota police, Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds can ... Read More »
Ethereum's price crashed from $296 to $13 around 12:30 p.m. ET time Wednesday on GDAX's exchange. It quickly recovered those losses in a matter of minutes. People who lost money as a result of Ethereum's flash crash on Wednesday are being made whole, according to a blog post from GDAX. We will establish a process to credit customer accounts which ... Read More »
In a perfect world, you’d go through all nine months of pregnancy without so much as a sniffle. In reality, viruses and infections can happen when you're pregnant, especially because your immune system is working overtime to keep both you and your baby healthy. Although antibiotics are commonly prescribed during pregnancy, a new study by researchers at the Université de ... Read More »
Your fit friend swears by them, but will they give you an edge at the gym? In theory, the popular "pre-workout" beverages currently taking the health and fitness community by storm sound pretty awesome: You down these drinks to up your energy so you can own that gym sesh—and maybe even burn a few extra calories in the process. These ... Read More »
There aren't enough buyers for the oil available in the world. Last November, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries tried to solve this by agreeing to lower production. But this was not enough, and Libya, Nigeria and Iran — three members that weren't part of the agreement — have raised their production. So have US shale-oil producers, who this week ... Read More »
Moving side to side is another way to sculpt your hips and glutes. Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise: Lateral mini-band walk: You probably turn to the usual forward and backward exercises to work your bum (hello, lunges?), but moving side ... Read More »
Research has shown that drastically cutting back on calories can slow your metabolism and force your body into starvation mode. If you've ever dieted to lose weight, you know that being hungry is literally the worst part. Not only does it make you grumpy, being hungry all the time in the name of weight loss usually backfires when happy hour ... Read More »
Just because you worked up a sweat doesn't mean you have to smell like it. The words exercise and perfume together may recall a junior-high locker room filled with clouds of too-sweet body mists, but hear us out. According to the perfume subscription service Scentbird.com, one of the top new searches is for "workout fragrances," the theory being that users ... Read More »
Sports: The NBA deputy commissioner had a great reaction when he kept getting scooped on draft picks by fans
The fans at the NBA Draft had NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum laughing as they spoiled the news with a little help from Twitter. One of the biggest changes that has affected NBA Draft coverage is the advent of Twitter and specifically, the scoops by NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski. Now colloquially known as "Woj bombs," these scoops are delivered straight ... Read More »
Politics: 'No stained garment, no smoking gun, nothing,': Cosby juror explains why he wasn't convinced by the plaintiff
One of the jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial said that he did not believe Andrea Constand because she wore a bare midriff. One of the jurors in Bill Cosby's trial said that he did not find the accusation of rape convincing because the accuser had worn a bare midriff and had no "stained garment" to show. Last December, ... Read More »
Finance: Under Armour's CEO sent Nike's CEO a threatening card every Christmas — here's what it said (UA, NKE)
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank wanted his competition to know he was coming for them. Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank had a special holiday message for Phil Knight, CEO and founder of Nike. Plank sent a card to Knight every year with the phrase "You will know our name," written in it, according to a new NBC interview with Under ... Read More »
SpaceX launched Bulgaria's first telecommunications satellite on a used rocket. Not bad for a Friday! SpaceX is on a roll. It has successfully launched and landed its second used rocket of the year. This makes 8 successful rocket launches for 2017, so far, and 12 overall rocket landings. SpaceX also helped Bulgaria make history today by sending the nation's first ... Read More »
Joe Jones captured the public attention in 2002 when he invented the Roomba. Fifteen years later, he may have done it again. When it debuted in 2002, the Roomba captured the public's attention. No one had ever seen such a clever vacuum cleaner, let alone one that was hands-free. Fifteen years later, Roomba creator Joe Jones may have come up ... Read More »