Ex-Audi Boss Stands Trial over ‘Dieselgate’ Scandal in Germany

Ex-Audi Boss Stands Trial over 'Dieselgate' Scandal in Germany

Ex-Audi boss Rupert Stadler has become the first top executive to stand trial over Germany’s “dieselgate” scandal, which rocked the car industry in 2015. Mr Stadler appeared before a Munich court on Wednesday on charges including fraud, which he denies. Audi’s owner Volkswagen has admitted to installing software that was capable of cheating emissions tests in 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide. Not a single top executive has been convicted over the scandal in Germany. However, two VW employees have received jail terms in the US. Mr Stadler is accused of…

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Cultists Sack Akwa Ibom Church

Cultists Sack Akwa Ibom Church

Gunmen suspected to be cultists have reportedly shot an elder during an attack on a church in Inen Ikot Esse village, Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The incident occurred on Sunday, causing panic as worshippers fled for safety. An eyewitness, Sunday Ibanga, said the attackers numbering over 10 stormed the church premises at 7am and  went straight to the vestry, where they shot the elder several times. “My husband is surviving through oxygen in the emergency ward. We need money to pay for various tests before…

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27 Easy (and Seriously Impactful) Decor DIYs for While You’re Stuck at Home

Courtesy of Vintage Revivals1 Reupholster a Chair2 Upgrade Your Closet DoorsKeita TurnerCursed with ugly, builder-grade closet doors? Try this surprisingly easy hack from our friend designer Keita Turner, to give them a bespoke look with just a few yards of fabric and a staple gun.3 Propagate a PlantBrad HollandHave plants at home? Great news: You…

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Robbers Invade Students Hostel In Bauchi

Robbers Invade Students Hostel In Bauchi

A female student of Federal Polytechnic Bauchi was rushed to hospital with a deep machete cut to her head after armed robbers attacked her off-campus hostel  in the Gwallameji Area of the state capital. Five robbers reportedly invaded the lodge about 2am last Friday, carting away several items including a laptop, gas cylinder, box and mattresses. A 23-year old  female student Fukaihat Ayuba, who recently  gained admission into the institution, was also severely injured in the attack. An eyewitness said the robbers threatened to kill her. The eyewitness said the…

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BREAKING: I Feel Proud To Win BBNaija Lockdown ― Laycon

BREAKING: I Feel Proud To Win BBNaija Lockdown ― Laycon

Winner of the Big Brother Naija BBNaija Season 5 Lockdown edition, Olamilekan Agbeleshe popularly known as Laycon has expressed delight joy at winning the show. Speaking during the prize presentation moments ago, he thanked his fans and everyone who supported him throughout the show. Winner of the Big Brother Season 5 Lockdown edition, Olamilekan Agbeleshe popularly known as Laycon has expressed delight joy at winning the show. Speaking during the prize presentation moments ago, he thanked his fans and everyone who supported him throughout the show. Read Also: Eight Things…

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Introducing Side Hustle Free Internship Program for Nigerian Youths

SIDE HUSTLE

SIDE HUSTLE COVER STORY Over the years, the rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria has greatly increased and this has had adverse effects on the Nigerian youth, leading them into vices that are harmful for them and to the society at large. With the daily increase in the struggle to earn a living, the Nigerian youths need to be connected to jobs that require their expertise, resources and creativity. Side Hustle is a human resource platform where business ownersare offered exclusive access to trained creative and resourceful youths (undergraduates, graduates…

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Presidential debate: Who Won the Trump-Biden Clash?

Presidential debate: Who Won the Trump-Biden Clash?

In a debate that was the political equivalent of a food fight, the winner was the man who emerged least covered in slop. On Tuesday night, on the basis of instant polls and betting markets, that man was Joe Biden – if only because his main goal was to prove to Americans that he could hold up under pressure, that he had not lost a step due to his advancing age. He had to show he could take a pie to the face, metaphorically speaking, and keep his cool. He…

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‘Fourth Lagos Mainland Bridge Will Meet Standard’

‘Fourth Lagos Mainland Bridge Will Meet Standard’

Federal and Lagos State governments met on Wednesday in the state and assured the residents that the proposed Fourth Mainland Bridge will be environmental-friendly and done in line with international standard. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Minister for Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, and the Minister of State for Environment, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor, spoke at the maiden stakeholders’ meeting on environmental and social impact assessment for the bridge, at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium Secretariat in Alausa, Ikeja. They called for cooperation and support of the residents to make the project a…

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Presidential Debate: Trump and Biden Trade Insults in Chaotic Debate

Presidential Debate: Trump and Biden Trade Insults in Chaotic Debate

President Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden have fiercely clashed in one of the most chaotic and bitter White House debates in years. Mr Trump frequently interrupted, prompting Mr Biden to tell him to “shut up” as the two fought over the pandemic, healthcare and the economy. The US president was challenged over white supremacist support and refused to condemn a specific far-right group. Opinion polls suggest Mr Biden has a steady single-digit lead over Mr Trump. But with 35 days until election day, surveys from several important states…

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Kastina Schools Reopen October 5

Kastina Schools Reopen October 5

Kastina State Government yesterday announced the reopening of all classes of schools from pre-primary, primary, to secondary on October 5. Commissioner for Education, Dr Lawal Charanci told reporters that the resumption is to conclude their second term academic activities before beginning the third. “They will resume the second term session with revision and lessons on Monday 5th October to Friday 16th October 2020, while examinations date are between October 19th to 23rd October 2020 in Kastina.’’ “Third term session shall also commence on the 26th of October, to 24th January,…

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