Chelsea collapses to 4-0 defeat at Bournemouth

If more proof were needed of how unpredictable the Premier League can be it was provided on Wednesday as Liverpool blew a chance take a vice-like grip on the title race and Chelsea suffered their worst league defeat in 23 years. Chelsea collapsed to a 4-0 thrashing at Bournemouth as the Premier League's supposed lesser lights continued to cause mischief at the top end of the table.

I Lent EFCC N300m So It Could Take Off, Says Atiku

He also said one of the ways to tackle corruption is to reduce the personal relationship between individuals in the public and private sectors. He stated this on Wednesday night when he featured on ‘The Candidates’, a presidential town hall co-production between Daria Media and the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), with support from the MacArthur Foundation and anchored by Kadaria Ahmed. Speaking on how he hopes to fight corruption, Atiku stressed that he would embrace

Vio Stops Renewal Of Vehicle Documents With Old Number Plates

Public Relations Officer of the Office, Mr Kalu Emetu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the VIO halted the renewal of the papers because the old number plates were not captured in the national data bank. “We have officially stopped the renewal of the old number plate so as to gradually phase it out of the market. The spokesman, however, said that while the issue of compliance with adoption of new number plate was still awaiting approval by the National Assembly, it was an acceptable regulation, which some states had started to comply with.

ASUU Threatens to Sanction uncooperative Vice-Chancellors

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said this yesterday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Ogunyemi was reacting to the allegation that some vice-chancellors have been intimidating lecturers in their institution and have ordered them back to the classroom, while some have reportedly commenced examinations. According to him, the union may be preparing for a confrontation with some of the vice-chancellors that have defaulted and failed to cooperate.

Bill Gates Foundation boosts Nigeria’s healthcare system with $75m

The Federal Government will receive the sum of $75m in the next five years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for routine childhood immunisation. This is just as the government reiterated its commitment to childhood immunisation through innovative financing agreement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It is indicated that the fund might be directly invested in Nigeria’s Basic Health Care Provision Fund.

Apple Confirms iPhone FaceTime Eavesdropping Exploit

News breaks of a vulnerability in the group functionality of its FaceTime application that allows users to eavesdrop on the people being called, even if they didn’t pick up the call! The shockingly simple exploit works with any pair of iOS devices running iOS 12.1 or later. ”The bug lets you call anyone with FaceTime, and immediately hear the audio coming from their phone – before the person on the other end has accepted or rejected the incoming call.

What You Should Know About the New Michael Jackson Documentary

When Michael Jackson died in 2009, Wade Robson—the former choreographer whose allegations of abuse are at the center of a controversial new documentary, Leaving Neverland—wrote in tribute to his friend: Michael Jackson changed the world and, more personally, my life forever. He is the reason I dance, the reason I make music, and one of the main reasons I believe in the pure goodness of humankind. He has been a close friend of mine for 20 years.

BREAKING: Reps pass national minimum wage bill

The council had approved the sum of N27,000 while the federal government said it would increase it to N30,000 for its workers.  But while considering the bill, the lawmakers resolved to leave the national minimum wage “as recommended by the tripartite committee”. The committee had approved N30,000 for both federal and state workers.

TI anti-corruption ranking : Nigeria moves to 144th from 148th

However, Nigeria made the four notch jump without improving its score of 27 out of a possible 100 as recorded in 2017. Africa’s most populous country is tied with Kenya, Comoros, Guatemala and Mauritania. And it is ranked better than Cameroon put at 152nd.
Botswana remains Africa’s most transparent country with a ranking of 34, followed by Namibia, Mauritius and Senegal. The United States slid to 22nd in the world from 18th last year, dropping out of the top 20 countries for the first time since 2011.

CAF agree to delay AFCON by a week

The continental tournament is now set to begin on June 21 instead of June 14 and will run until July 19. Egyptian Football Association (EFA) vice president Ahmed Shobir announced the decision on his private television sports programme. “A number of North African countries asked the CAF to delay the opening of the tournament for one week because of fasting in Ramadan as well as celebrating Eid Al-Fitr,” Shobir said on the TV programme, as quoted by Ahram Online.

Nollywood producer Lilian Afegbai launches sensual lingerie line called Lilly’s Secret

The campaign which features Lilly herself, supermodel Aduke Shitta- Bey and beauty queen Precious John among others is shows women of all shapes and sizes looking and feeling great in the wide range of sexy underwear.