12 NYSC Members Marry In Anambra

12 NYSC Members Marry In Anambra

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra State on Wednesday celebrated 12 of its serving corps members who got married in the state. The couples, all of 2019 Batch ‘C’ set, including those redeployed to the state, said they met at the orientation camp. The couples include Eze Obinna and Oluchi Peace, Henry Nwachoko and Charles Ruth, Oluchukwu Davis and Ahedo Etiosa. Others are Nsofor Obianuju and Ohale Nkemakolam, Ogburie Collins and Nwokearu Chinyeremaka, Bernard Faith Amarachi and Okafor Chukwudi. NYSC State Coordinator Kehinde Aremu described the event as…

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21 Easy Mixed Drinks Anyone Can Master

View as slideshow You don’t need to be a bartender to perfect these easy mixed drinks! In fact, these popular mixed drinks can be right at home (and are perfect for impressing guests).1 / 21Moscow MuleOriginally developed in the 1940s, the Moscow Mule has made a big comeback is now one of the most popular…

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Australian Police Drop Case Against Journalist Who Reported ‘War Crimes’

Australian Police Drop Case Against Journalist Who Reported 'War Crimes'

Australian police say they will not prosecute a journalist for his reporting on alleged war crimes by Australian soldiers. The coverage by Dan Oakes for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) in 2017 was based on leaks from government whistleblowers. Last year, police raided the ABC’s Sydney newsroom and said the reporting had breached national security laws. The ABC welcomed the police decision on Thursday, but called for law changes. Police had outlined three potential criminal charges. “It’s 763 days since Dan was told he was a ‘suspect’,” said John Lyons,…

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Covid: Trump’s Son Barron Had Coronavirus, says First Lady

Covid: Trump's Son Barron Had Coronavirus, says First Lady

US President Donald Trump’s 14-year-old son Barron contracted coronavirus but has since tested negative, First Lady Melania Trump revealed. Mrs Trump said her “fear came true” when Barron tested positive for Covid-19. But, she said, “luckily he is a strong teenager and exhibited no symptoms”. Both the president and first lady also tested positive for coronavirus – as well as other White House staff – but have since recovered. Later at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, Mr Trump said: “He [Barron] had it for such a short period of…

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Idris Elba: We can all Help Solve Climate Change

Idris Elba: We can all Help Solve Climate Change

Idris Elba and his wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, have said individuals can make a difference in tackling climate change. The couple were speaking to Liz Bonnin for Radio 5 Live’s new podcast ‘What Planet Are We On?’ Actor, producer and DJ, Idris said: “There is definitely something that we can all do. You are doing it now listening to this. There is hope.” Sabrina, who is a model and actress, added: “There is a method, there are steps. “It isn’t just throw your hands in the air and go ‘the…

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Thai protests: Large Gatherings Banned Under Emergency Decree

Thai protests: Large Gatherings Banned Under Emergency Decree

Thailand has issued an emergency decree banning protests as it clamps down on largely peaceful pro-democracy rallies that have also targeted the monarchy. In a televised announcement the government said urgent measures were needed to “maintain peace and order”. It justified the orders partly on the grounds of some protesters disturbing a royal motorcade during a mass march in Bangkok on Wednesday. More than 20 people have been arrested including three protest leaders. Thailand’s student-led democracy movement has been calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. The former…

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Accountant Arraigned Over Alleged N45m School Feeding Fraud

Court extends order on Sugar’s family

Accountant with the Federal Ministry of Education, Matthew Inabo has been re-arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja for his alleged involvement in diverting about N45million part of funds meant for the Federal Government’s Home Grown School Feeding and Health Programme (HGSFHP). Accountant pleaded not guilty when a 24-count amended charge, dated October 12, 2020, filed by Aminu Alilu on behalf of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) was read to him on Wednesday. Accountant was alleged to have fraudulently altered cheques and made false representations to defraud…

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Two ‘killed’, Others Injured As SUV Runs Into Crowd

Governors, IG Parley On Raging EndSARS Protests

Two persons were feared dead and many others injured on Wednesday as a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) ran into a crowd of protesters at Alagbado area of Lagos. Footage from a viral video posted online showed two bodies being carried away by some youths. A volunteer medical corps was deployed, especially around Amikanle area, to care for the wounded, who were moved to the Hospital. Eyewitnesses said the silver SUV ran into the protesters in a bid to scare them off the road. A mob descended on the SUV and…

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Tiwa Savage, Son Secure Brand Deal With Twisco

Tiwa Savage, Son Secure Brand Deal With Twisco

Nigerian music sensation, Tiwa Savage, and her son, Jamil, have secured a new ambassadorial role with Twisco. Savage and Jamil were unveiled as the new and first brand ambassador of the chocolate drink powder from Promasidor Nigeria. Tiwa Savage and Jamil were unveiled to signpost the brand building objective and essence of the new product offering from the dairy company. Reacting to her new role, Savage stated that Twisco will benefit a lot from her brand considering her cult-like following on social media. “For kids, the packaging is very attractive,…

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Premier League: The key Proposals of Revamp – Have Your Say

Premier League: The key Proposals of Revamp - Have Your Say

A big six takeover by stealth? Or a much-needed reform to protect the future of the football pyramid? Welcome to the ‘Project Big Picture’ debate over a possible Premier League revamp. But what do the radical proposals – which have been criticized by the Premier League, the government and supporters’ groups – actually involve? Sport looks at the main issues and asks for your opinion. Cutting the numbers Prior to the formation of the Premier League in 1992, there had been a desire to reduce English football’s top flight to…

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Mary Cholhok: Becoming a ‘Boss Woman’, Being Apart from Her Son & Inspiring a Generation

Mary Cholhok: Becoming a 'Boss Woman', Being Apart from Her Son & Inspiring a Generation

“Why don’t you want to grow as a very successful woman, a boss woman, instead of just being married to someone?” Mary Cholhok’s rallying cry to women back in her home of Uganda is one born out of her own experiences overcoming adversity to become a netball star for her country and her club, Loughborough Lightning. Only the second professional netball player from Uganda, the 23-year-old wants to inspire other young girls to follow her lead. “Growing up as the girl child is a very big struggle in every country,…

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Len Johnson: The Boxer with 93 Wins who Could Never Become British Champion

Most boxers will tell you the punches don’t hurt as much as the blows they take outside the ring. Frequently being forced to take fights at the last minute, rarely being paid what you were promised and then finding your manager was working for the opponent. Those are the kind of setbacks that might fuel the anger, rage and bitterness known by many in the sport. So, imagine being Len Johnson, a retired middleweight boxer with more than 100 fights behind him, entering Manchester’s Old Abbey Taphouse pub after a…

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Meghan Avoids ‘Controversial’ Topics for Fear of Putting Family ‘at Risk’

Meghan Avoids 'Controversial' Topics for Fear of Putting Family 'at Risk'

The Duchess of Sussex has said she avoids saying anything too “controversial” for fear of putting her family “in a position of risk”. Speaking at a virtual summit, Meghan said she instead chose to talk about “fairly straight forward” topics “like exercising your right to vote”. But she said she would not feel proud as a mother if she had not tried to “make this world better” for her son. The duke and duchess recently urged US voters to “reject hate speech”. The Duke of Sussex made the remarks in…

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