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The United Nations Is Facing A Budget Crunch

Thanks to some member states not paying their dues in full, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres warned this week that the international organization is facing “the deepest deficit of the decade.” Currently, 64 countries owe a collective $1.3 billion, including $674 million from the U.S. for 2019 alone. Why does it matter? The cash...

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Tyler Perry Uses His Private Plane To Deliver Supplies To Victims Of Hurricane In Bahamas

Reports say that as many as 43 people have lost their lives in the Bahamas, while over 70,000 have lost their homes to the stubborn storm. The storm also left about 800 people stranded on an island that is off the coast of North Carolina. And while aid agencies, individuals...

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Woman killed by train after dropping her phone on tracks and climbing down to get it

A 37 year-old commuter was struck and killed by a train after she dropped her phone onto the tracks and climbed down to retrieve it. Felon Smith died after being hit by the Chicago L Train at the 69th Street Red Line station around 12:40pm on Thursday. Felon was pronounced...

Zimbabweans Dealt another Blow

The country’s state power utility imposed the worst rolling blackouts in three years on Monday, with households and industries including mines set to be without electricity for up to eight hours daily. The power cuts are bound to stoke mounting public anger against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government as Zimbabweans grapple...

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Former Minister, Jummai Alhassan Set For Knee Replacement Surgery, Calls For Prayers

Senator Jummai Alhassan, a former minister of women affairs who is popularly known as Mama Taraba would be undergoing a knee replacement surgery soon. The lawmaker urged friends and wellwishers to pray for her even as she gets set for the procedure. She made the call via her official Twitter...

Money Rain As Woman Who Shot Viral Video Of Schoolgirl, Success Gets N500,000 And Car Gift

Stephanie (middle), Daddy Showkey(right,) Success(left) Stephanie Idolor, the lady who videotaped Success, an angry school pupil sent home over school non payment of school fees, is to receive N500,000. Popular comedian, MC Jollof, recently took to his Instagram page with a video in which he revealed that the Delta state...

INEC promises to improve corp members’ welfare during elections

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has agreed to improve the safety and welfare provisions of corps members in the rescheduled elections.  The corps said INEC gave the assurance at a meeting with the management of NYSC over the harsh experience of corps...

Anambra monarch suspended over kola nut

SOME traditional rulers in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State at the weekend engaged in a heated argument over who should break the kola nut when Governor Willie Obiano visited the area. The incident led to the suspension of the traditional ruler of Umueri, Igwe Ben Ameke from...

How VP Osinbajo, Minister, 10 others survived helicopter crash

Crew managed situation well – VP APC, PDP, Peter Obi, Dickson express shock Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a Minister and 10 others, yesterday, in Kabba, Kogi State, survived when the helicopter in which they were travelling crashed. The incident happened at Kabba Township Stadium. The VP, who was in Kogi...

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President Muhammadu Buhari swears in Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen and swore-in Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as the acting CJN. Onnoghen is currently facing trial over refusal to declare some of his assets in breach of the provision of the Code of Conduct Bureau Act. However, the...