Saturday , October 20 2018

World’s richest woman Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94

(FILES) This file photo taken on October 18, 2010 shows France’s richest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt being greeted prior to an award ceremony of the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation, on October 18, 2010 at the Quai Branly museum in Paris. L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s richest woman, has died …

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Real Madrid beaten by Betis on Ronaldo return

Real Betis’ forward from Paraguay Arnaldo Sanabria (R) celebrates beside Real Madrid’s goalkeeper from Costa Rica Keylor Navas after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 20, 2017.GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP Antonio Sanabria …

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Reps ask banks to unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s accounts

Patience Jonathan The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions yesterday ordered banks where Patience Jonathan, her friends and relatives, have accounts to unfreeze them forthwith, following the hardships they are going through. The order followed a petition to the House by Mrs. Jonathan’s counsels, led by Ayodeji Adedipe, complaining …

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Ohanaeze alleges plot to legalise terrorist tag on IPOB

President General of Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo (Jnr) The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, says it has uncovered alleged moves by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to “secretly approach court for an order to designate IPOB as a terrorist group.” In …

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Why arms smuggling persists at Nigerian ports, by experts

Concerned maritime experts have expressed the possibilities of having more arms being smuggled into Nigeria, if the proper checks and inspection mechanisms are not put in place at the seaports. Notwithstanding the commendations that trailed the feat achieved by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), many stakeholders believe the nation’s seaports should …

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Iran translator mocked for soft-balling Trump speech

  US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd Annual UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD An Iranian television translator defended himself Wednesday after being widely criticised for soft-balling US President Donald Trump’s attacks on Iran in his maiden speech to …

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