• Don't lose hope in President Buhari's govt - Governor Ajimobi tells Nigerians
Don't lose hope in President Buhari's govt - Governor Ajimobi tells Nigerians

The third man Senator Francis Okpozo, was appointed as chairman of the Nigerian Press Council. Another ally of Atiku that made it into the list is Bashir Ibrahim Ibrahim is factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM was appointed member of the board of Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority.

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  • Cold weather bringing chance of ice
Cold weather bringing chance of ice

OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear and cool. Highs will barely make it to the lower teens on Sunday , and only into the middle single digits for New Year's Day . Highs on Monday should be on the cold side again in the lower teens, making it a great day to relax inside, assuming you have the day off. The arctic cold is going to continue for t...

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  • New Mexico State football wins first bowl game in 57 years
New Mexico State football wins first bowl game in 57 years

Between 2012-16, the team won 11 total games. Neither team had success on third down. Odds Shark is predicting a narrow victory for the Utah State Aggies, who are favorites over New Mexico State with the over/under at 62.5. The team had little on-field success: NMSU averaged 2.1 wins per season in the 1980s, 3.1 wins per season in...

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  • Dozens Killed In Attack On Shi'ite Culture Center In Kabul
Dozens Killed In Attack On Shi'ite Culture Center In Kabul

Rahimi said there were two other explosions on the street outside of the building as people were gathering to help those injured by the first blast. The Taliban have issued a statement saying they were not involved. A local Shiite leader said one of the bombers was sitting unnoticed among the participants when he detonated his device. He said one...

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  • Make Nitin Patel the Chief Minister, demands Patidar leader Lalji Patel
Make Nitin Patel the Chief Minister, demands Patidar leader Lalji Patel

Speaking to mediapersons Saturday, Nitin Patel denied any plans to quit the BJP, but admitted he had grievances which he had conveyed to the party high command. Narottam Patel added, "Nitinbhai gave his best to win urban seats in the polls". Virji Thummar, who was recently elected as an MLA from the Lathi constituency in Amreli, said Patel would ...

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  • Liberia's president-elect vows to end corruption, says country is 'open for business'
Liberia's president-elect vows to end corruption, says country is 'open for business'

Weah won Tuesday's runoff with 61.5 percent of the vote over Vice President Joseph Boakai, who got 38.5 percent, according to final results. Newly elected Liberia president George Weah has urged former Cote d'Ivoire global Didier Drogba to lead his country in politics.

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  • A Child Playing With A Stove Started The Deadly Bronx Apartment Fire
A Child Playing With A Stove Started The Deadly Bronx Apartment Fire

The blaze broke out on Thursday evening in a 25-apartment building near the Bronx Zoo, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the United States financial capital. The ground floor hallways is nearly completely black, with water dripping down from the floors above. "I can't erase them", he added, his eyes masked by dark glasses.

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  • Call of Duty 'swatting' hoax leads to arrest in California
Call of Duty 'swatting' hoax leads to arrest in California

A family member of the man who was shot and killed claims his name was Andrew Finch. Dexerto , an online news service focused on gaming, reported that the series of events began with an online argument over a $1 or $2 wager in a " Call of Duty " game on UMG Gaming, which operates online tournaments including one involving " Call of Duty ".

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  • Mike Pence's neighbors put up a clever banner to protest his homophobia
Mike Pence's neighbors put up a clever banner to protest his homophobia

When Pence announced he was temporarily moving to the affluent Chevy Chase neighborhood in Washington, D.C., residents there posted rainbow flags outside their homes. During a House floor speech, he cited a report that said "societal collapse was always brought about following an advent of the deterioration of marriage and family ", according to...

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  • Viswanathan Anand outclasses top-ranked Magnus Carlsen in World Rapid Chess Championship
Viswanathan Anand outclasses top-ranked Magnus Carlsen in World Rapid Chess Championship

It was as if time has stood still and I was back intime few years ago, when I was dominating rapid chess tournaments, which gave me a lot of confidence. "I wasn't even planning on coming here to begin with". Anand was placed joint second at the start of the final five rounds (11 to 15), fought back strongly to bag the title on tie-break after a t...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko honoured to play in Serena Williams' comeback match
Jelena Ostapenko honoured to play in Serena Williams' comeback match

Both players will feature on the final day regardless of the result, with the victor taking on either Dominic Thiem or Kevin Anderson in the final, while the loser will compete in the third-place play-off. She was two-months pregnant at that time and took off for the birth of her first child in September . Murray, who has struggled with a pers...

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  • Two arrested in murder of lesbian couple, children in NY
Two arrested in murder of lesbian couple, children in NY

The family was found dead inside the basement apartment where they lived. Police are investigating their deaths as a homicide. A property manager discovered the bodies Tuesday in the basement apartment after receiving a request to check on the unit, and the identifying details, although not the names, were released Wednesday.

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  • It's overwhelming and extremely satisfying, says Katrina on TZH box office success
It's overwhelming and extremely satisfying, says Katrina on TZH box office success

Bollywood actor Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif's Tiger Zinda Hai released on December 22 and all the trade gurus had high hopes from the film as 2017 wasn't a great year in terms of business. Katrina is overwhelmed by the response Tiger Zinda Hai has generated at the box office. The film has collected a whopping amount of 206.04 crores in ...

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  • Survivor describes escape from deadly NY apartment fire
Survivor describes escape from deadly NY apartment fire

Daniel Nigro , New York's fire department commissioner, said on Twitter that the fire started in a kitchen on the first floor. Nigro told reporters Friday the boy's mother fled the apartment with her son and other child, leaving the door open.

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  • Daughter of Eric Garner dead at 27 following heart attack
Daughter of Eric Garner dead at 27 following heart attack

Among her survivors are two children, a daughter Alyssa and a four-month-old son, Eric; her mother, Esaw Snipes; and her siblings, Emerald Garner, Eric Snipes, Emery Snipes; and a half-sister, Legacy Garner-Miller. Garner suffered "major brain damage" from a heart attack last weekend. Days before the anniversary of her father's death in 2015, sh...

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  • Over 50 arrested in Iran economy protests, official says
Over 50 arrested in Iran economy protests, official says

Mohsen Nasj Hamadani, deputy security chief in Tehran province, said about 50 people had rallied in a square but most had left after being asked to by police, while a few who refused were "temporarily detained", the ILNA news agency reported.

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  • Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb - ministry
Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb - ministry

One of the assailants fled the attack site and is being pursued by the security forces . Two gunmen opened fired outside the Marmina Coptic Orthodox church in Helwan, a neighborhood in south Cairo, Khaled Megahed told reporters. A video circulated on social media after the attack shows the dead gunman on the ground. The church attack is part o...

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  • Ukraine swaps over 300 prisoners with separatists
Ukraine swaps over 300 prisoners with separatists

Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels have swapped hundreds of prisoners in the war-torn east of the country, one of the largest such exchanges since the outbreak of an insurgency nearly four years ago. The UN says more than 10,000 people have died as a result. On Tuesday, Zakharchenko said he had issued a pardon of prisoners . The Ukrainian ...

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  • Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back
Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA hits woman constable, she slaps back

Such a rare instance was seen today in Shimla where Congress MLA Asha Kumari thought it normal to slap a woman police constable. All of a sudden, the MLA lost her cool and slapped the constable. Asha Kumari is All India Congress Committee secretary and in-charge of Punjab. BJP ousted the ruling Congress in the hill state after bagging 4...

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  • Christmas trees being collected for fish habitats
Christmas trees being collected for fish habitats

The tree pickup program not only helps residents clear out their houses for the New Year, but it also helps keep the city handsome. This tree disposal service is free of charge to Wichita Falls residents. What to do with that old Christmas tree? Flocked trees accepted. (760) 728-6114 or edcodisposal.com. Trees or segments of trees should not ...

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