Rome’s Ciampino airport was closed for a few hours on Thursday after German bombs from the World War II era were found near its runway. Army experts were called in to defuse the bombs, weighing 150 kilograms and containing about 75 kilograms of explosive, the Italian Defence Ministry said in a statement.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has foreclosed any possibility of postponing the forthcoming general elections. INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu assured Nigerians and the international community that no election will be postponed. There are pending legal tussles from the primaries organised by political parties suggesting that INEC may have to postpone some elections.
This year's Oscars will be held without an official host - for the first time in 30 years. In December, comedian Kevin Hart pulled out of hosting the ceremony following a controversy over old homophobic tweets. He said he did not want to be a distraction and that he was "sorry he had hurt people". The Oscars host usually delivers an opening monologue as well as being responsible for many of the ceremony's memorable comedic moments.
The month of love is here. Counting down to D-Day, here are some more special days to keep in mind and celebrate before going all out with your love. Take note! Rose Day - February 7 The first day of Valentine's week is all about starting it off with some romance and flowers. Flowers help set the mood of the season of love that is to come and there is nothing that spells love, more than some beautiful big red roses.
Shop from these thoughtful and affordable picks, and pour yourself a nice glass of whiskey because you're about to nail this romance thing. Running out of time? These last-minute gifts won't disappoint. Here's the Lisa's Valentines Gift Collection that would blow your mind.