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The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. One of the wives of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, Taiwo, has filed a suit at the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja where she is asking the court to stop the wedding of their son,…

28th March 2017

The “Jagaban” Bola Tinubu To Fight World Heavyweight Evander Holyfield

Evander ‘The Real Deal’ Holyfield is 54, while the ‘Jagaban of Borgu’ is 65-years-old Former Lagos state governor Bola Tinubu will test himself in the ring against former world heavyweight boxing Champion Evander Holyfield. The fight tagged ‘Rumble in Lagos’ will hold on May…

27th March 2017

Fetty Wap Gets Robbed And Shootout

  Fetty Wap got robbed early Sunday in his hometown, and it sparked a shootout which sent 3 people to the hospital… Sources close to the situation tell us Fetty had a chain and cash snatched while he was in Patterson, NJ. Law enforcement…

27th March 2017

WWE Fan Dies In Stands At Live Event

  A fan died in the stands of a live WWE event Saturday night. It happened at a house show in Portland, Maine where an elderly man reportedly collapsed out of his seat in the corner stands as the 2nd match of the event…

27th March 2017

Eight High School Students Feared Dead By Avalanche In Tochigi’s Nasu

Students engulfed by avalanche while on mountain-climbing trip in Nasu ski resort in Tochigi prefecture, officials say. Eight high school students were feared dead after they were engulfed by an avalanche while on a mountain-climbing outing, officials and reports said. Local authorities and police…

27th March 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has submitted a report to President Muhammadu Buhari which indicted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and some of his aides in the diversion of about N19bn from the…

27th March 2017

Nigeria-Burkina Faso Friendly Cancelled Over UK Visas

Seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas, forcing Monday’s football match in London to be cancelled. Burkina Faso’s friendly against Nigeria in London next week has been cancelled because of visa issues affecting travelling players from Burkina Faso, the Nigeria Football…

26th March 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Sunday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. There are reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has canceled his much-publicized trip to the deadly Sambisa Forest earlier slated for Monday. The President has now delegated the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali for the…

26th March 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Nigerian Naira is steadily recovering against the dollar as it exchanged between N380 (buying rate) and N390 (selling rate) on Friday afternoon. At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the Naira was sold…

25th March 2017

Blow For Trump As Republicans Withdraw Healthcare Bill

US President Donald Trump has withdrawn his healthcare bill after it failed to gain enough support to pass in Congress. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he and Mr Trump agreed to pull the vote, after it became apparent it would not get the minimum…

25th March 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Naira remains on the path of recovery as it exchanged 385 to the dollar on the black market Thursday. On the official interbank market, the Naira closed at 308 to the dollar, against…

24th March 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Marine Police, Lagos State command has confirmed the recovery of the dead body of Dr. Allwell Orji, who jumped off the third mainland bridge into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday. It confirmed that…

23rd March 2017

Apple Launches (Red) iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

On Tuesday, Apple unveiled a special edition red version of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, to celebrate their 10-year partnership with (Red), an organization that helps fight HIV/AIDS. Apple has raised over $130 million to date through sales of (Red) products, and the…

22nd March 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Secretary to the government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir David Lawal has been summoned to appear before Senate Ad-hoc Committee investigating him over mismanagement of Internally Displaced Persons funds. A letter addressed to…

22nd March 2017

US Bans Laptops, Tablets On Some Flights Coming From Middle East

Devices larger than mobile phones to be banned from carry-on luggage on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries. The United States is barring passengers on flights originating in eight Muslim-majority countries from carrying any electronic device bigger than a mobile phone, the Department of Homeland…

21st March 2017

Check Out The World’s Happiest Country

Scandinavian country surges from fourth place in last year’s UN assessment all the way to top spot. A chilly climate is not keeping Norway from basking in the glow of being named the world’s happiest country on Monday. The Scandinavian country surged from fourth…

21st March 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Several persons have been reportedly killed and many others injured after gunmen attacked Zaki Biam, in Ukum local government area of Benue State on Monday. The heavily armed gunmen, numbering ten stormed the town…

21st March 2017

Mourinho: I Am Now ‘The Calm One’

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has claimed he no longer obsesses over results, like he did when he was much younger and would like to be called “The Calm One”. Mourinho has been hailed as “The Special One” since his first spell at Chelsea,…

21st March 2017