An estimated 30,000 people have started protesting in Malaysia’s capital to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has weathered public outrage over a multi-million-dollar payment made to a bank account under his name. The protesters gathered at five designated areas in the Malaysian capital on Saturday ahead of a planned march towards... [Read More...]
For the first time in 15 years, the Bundesliga has edged past the English Premier League in UEFA’s coefficient rankings. Germany’s top flight is now only behind Spain’s La Liga in the list of the most successful leagues in European competition across the five-year cycle between 2011/12 and the coming 2015/16 season, UEFA has said.... [Read More...]
Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has selected Sunshine Stars duo of IkechukwuEzenwa and Prince Aggreh among the six home-based professionals to face Tanzania in next week’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Dar es Salaam. Other players on Oliseh’s list are Solomon Kwambe of Warri Wolves, Austin Obaroakpo of Abia Warriors, U-23 team playerr... [Read More...]
One of the longest (if not the longest) streaks in world football ended last weekend. Kano Pillars lost a league match at home. Nasarawa United went to beard the lion in its den and won 2-1. The last time Pillars lost in the league in Kano was June 21, 2003. They were beaten by Julius... [Read More...]
Some concerned residents of Bayelsa State have urged the Federal Road Maintenance Agency to intensify efforts to get more roads rehabilitated. They expressed happiness on recent rehabilitation of some deplorable roads in the state works by the agency, particularly within the Yenagoa metropolis. A resident of Yenagoa, Mr. Preye Julius, who spoke with Southern City... [Read More...]
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Bayelsa State Command has seized 130.9 kg of narcotic drugs suspected to be Cannabis Sativa, otherwise known as Indian hemp in the state. Principal Staff Officer, NDLEA, Mr. Justine Osakwe, a Superintendent of Narcotics, said in an electronic mail on Friday that the seizures were recorded in August 2015... [Read More...]
A middle aged woman, Akudo Onyendi of Umuorika village in Osisioma Local Government Area of Abia State has been beaten to death by some villagers for allegedly visiting a native doctor. The victim, until her death, was said to have operated a restaurant at Owerrinta in Isiala Ngwa LGA. She was reportedly dragged to a... [Read More...]
A senior member of staff of one of the old generation banks located in Sapele, Delta State, Dickson Umueri, has allegedly disappeared with the sum of N1.4m belonging to the bank. It was reliably gathered that this would be the second time an employee of the bank will disappear into thin air with millions of... [Read More...]
German multinational automotive manufacturing company, Volkswagen, is investing no less than $340m (4.5bn rand) in South Africa for new products and infrastructure. The automaker said it will spend about 3bn rand on production facilities at Uitenhage, near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape province, and 1.5bn rand on improving the supply chain by 2017, the... [Read More...]
Jaguar, an arm of British automaker, Jaguar Land Rover, says it is set to overhaul its model range to ensure a significant volume growth over the next few years. The company added that it was not enough to widen its range of offerings on the back of shared architectures, saying it would have to earn... [Read More...]
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has ordered all government troops to cease fighting rebel forces as part of a peace agreement, his spokesman said, ahead of a full ceasefire on Saturday.The post S.Sudan army ordered to end fighting ahead of ceasefire appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Four people arrested after the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants were found in a truck in Austria will appear before a judge in Hungary Saturday, officials said as the discovery sent shock waves through Europe.The post Austria truck death suspects to appear in court appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars.The post One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Latest information reaching High Society confirmed that popular on air personality, Tolu Oniru, otherwise known as Toolz, was recently in New York City , United States of America to shop for an elegant and glamorous wedding dress for her much-anticipated white wedding which holds any moment from now.The post Tolu ‘ Toolz’ Oniru Shops In New York For Wedding appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
An Egyptian court is set to rule Saturday in the retrial of three journalists with Al-Jazeera television's English-language news channel whose two-year ordeal sparked a global campaign for their release. The post Egypt court set to rule in Jazeera reporters’ trial appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took swipes Friday at Republican frontrunner Donald Trump and his rivals who have lost ground to the mogul.The post Clinton raps Trump, Republicans as other Dems make case appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Global stock markets surged Thursday on renewed confidence in the US recovery after days of wild swings, but some observers warned of more turbulence to come over the slowing Chinese economy.The post Global stocks climb as US growth offsets China fears appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said Friday at least 20 people had been killed by Tropical Storm Erika as it passed over his tiny Caribbean nation sowing a trail of "monumental" destruction.The post Dominica PM says at least 20 killed in tropical storm appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Malaysia's capital braced for possible confrontations Saturday between demonstrators seeking the premier's ouster over corruption allegations and police who have declared their planned two-day street rally illegal.The post Malaysia braces for protests against embattled PM appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.
Children are an investment, so reads the gospel according to some commerce-minded parents, particularly those from a certain ethnic group.The post Quarter Eight… A wayward Girl And A Father’s Wasted Investment appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria.