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Thai PM says 'illegal protests' must be controlled as parliament opens

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

Pro-democracy protesters hold up the three-finger salute during an anti-government rally in Bangkok on October 26, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha said... Read More →

Chileans vote overwhelmingly for new constitution

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

Chileans voted overwhelmingly in a landmark referendum Sunday to replace their dictatorship-era constitution, long seen as underpinning the nation’s glaring economic and social inequalities.... Read More →

Governors insist looted food items were meant for distribution

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

A boy carries a bag of food on his head during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in Jos, Nigeria,... Read More →

Lekki Tollgate Shooting: Tinubu urges government to donate revenue to victims

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

Bola Ahmed Tinubu Mr Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) party leader, has proposed that revenue from the Lekki tollgate, Lagos State, be donated to confirmed victims of the... Read More →

Looted COVID-19 palliatives not hoarded, kept for vulnerable people – NGF

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Monday said the looted COVID-19 palliative in warehouses in some states were not hoarded but kept for vulnerable. The NGF... Read More →

Biden accuses Trump of giving up in Covid fight

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

US presidential challenger Joe Biden on Sunday accused Donald Trump of giving up in the fight against Covid-19 as the president faced a new outbreak in his team, surging infections nationwide and... Read More →

Looting continues nationwide

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

Looting of items meant for COVID-19 palliatives, which began few days ago, continued in warehouses across the country, spreading to the nation’s seat of power, the Federal Capital Territory... Read More →

PCRC chairman leads members to clean Victoria Island streets after protests

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

PCRC members cleaning Victoria Island streets • Urge banks to provide long-term loans for youths with bright ideas In a bid to reclaim the city of Lagos after days of looting and brigandage,... Read More →

‘Economic recovery, increasing household incomes will fuel demand for new housing’

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

Notwithstanding the challenge that 23 million more rural dwellers will double the number of urban dwellers in Nigeria by 2050, a new report has revealed that the housing sector has significant... Read More →

57 years after Dick Tiger, Ibadan set to host another world boxing title fight

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Comments

Dick Tiger (right) defeated GENE Fullmer by a seventh-round knock out to retain his WBC World Middleweight Title at the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, in 1963. • Scorpion battles Spain’s... Read More →