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Posted: Yesterday, 23:02
The outsourcing group Mitie will continue its transformation this week with a £90m deal to offload a controlling stake in Gather & Gather, its catering arm, amid continued political pressure on t...
Posted: Yesterday, 15:55
One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals...
Posted: Yesterday, 03:35
A no-deal Brexit could lead to shortages of food, fuel and medicine, as well as a hard border on the island of Ireland, according to leaked official government documents published in the Sunday T...
The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, dealing a further blow to the FTSE-100 bank's reputat...
The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed f...
The boss of Cathay Pacific has resigned over "recent events" taking place in Hong Kong.
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) failed to open for trading on Friday morning due to technical issues.
Turkey's military pension fund has entered into exclusive talks for the takeover of British Steel.
Shale gas firm Cuadrilla says it has resumed fracking at its site in Lancashire after halting work several times last year due to minor tremors.
Virgin Galactic has said the world's first specifically designed commercial spaceport is "operationally functional".
Posted: Aug 16
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Friday said that his administration will soon institute legal action against some past public office holders in the state over the unauthorised sale of...
Posted: Aug 16
Anxious journalists at Abuja airport to cover El-Zakyzaky's arrival Anxious journalists at Abuja airport to cover El-Zakyzaky's arrival SaharaReporters Media  ...
Posted: Aug 16
Ifedayo Adedipe, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) says the legitimacy of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is questionable because of its expressed concern over the wrong-doing on the...
Security has been beefed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja following the arrival of the Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakyzaky and his wife, Zeenat. The security operatives who are in mufti have ...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari that his latest directive on food importation in the country will result in increasing insecurity in the country. Th...
Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election has filed a final written address alongside his party explaining how he was denied victory via wrongfu...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Daura expressed his gratitude to Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, for building a 38-km road for his "constituency". President Buhari thanked Gover...
North Korea has reportedly launched two projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, Yonhap reported, citing South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff.This follows a series of short-range missiles tests ...
  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating the Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita. According to ChannelsTV, the head of the federal civil service is being quizzed by ...
The Federal High Court Abuja will on Monday deliver its ruling in a suit seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of a Federal Capita...
Posted: Aug 16
  A teenager has been sentenced to 16 months in a Young Offenders’ Institution for causing the public websites of Greater Manchester Police, Cheshire Police and Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commi...
Posted: Aug 15
A survey by market research group, Global Web Index, has said that Nigeria ranks only second behind Philippines for countries whose citizens spend the most time on the social media. The organisation ...
Posted: Aug 14
Popular social networking platform, Facebook, has said that it will fight fake news using Yoruba and Igbo languages. Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, Kojo Boakye, in a statement on Wedn...
UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs, and they are calling ...
Figure 1 Heap of crudely tried cassava peels Figure 2: Old Cassava dump at Ojai-Apata, a small agrarian community in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi state Figure 3: Amina Hamidu Figure 4: The f...
Search engine giant, Google, has announced the launch of new products and features on the light-weight app, Google Go, features like Lens, Discover and Google assistant have been added. The lens featu...
The Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) has declared some activities in the social media as a national, regional and continental security threat.  This was containe...
The Department of State Services (DSS) says its attention has been drawn to activities of some unscrupulous elements cloning official websites of some government agencies for the purpose of defrauding...
  Ahead of today's Munich Security Conference slated for the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria and other West African nations require globa...
Giant technology companies might cause significant disruption to the world's (including Nigeria's) financial system, the head of the International Monetary Fund has warned. Christine Lagarde said jus...
Posted: Aug 17
Nigerian Stock ExchangeNigerian Stock Exchange Nigerian Stock Exchange Business Day Online Transactions on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange declined profile on Friday with...
Posted: Aug 16
As the trade war between the two largest economies in the world, the United States of America and China, threatens to cause another recession, credit rating firm, Moody's says the Nigerian economy is ...
Posted: Aug 15
The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has released guidelines for the disbursement of lower denominations of the naira through microfinance banks across the country. The bank’s Director, Corporate Comm...
The top executives at large US companies are paid 278 times more than their company's workers and the gap continues to widen, according to a study published Wednesday. Average CEO compensation at the...
Nigerian Stock Exchange Nigerian Stock Exchange african-markets Transactions resumed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday after the Eid-el-Kabir celebration with a loss...
DCM Elizabeth Pelletreau and Dr. Mosilinyane Letsie DCM Elizabeth Pelletreau and Dr. Mosilinyane Letsie The United States, through its African Growth and Opportunity Act init...
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association on Wednesday warned that there would be unprecedented smuggling of food products following a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari’s that the Central ...
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for the speedy resuscitation of Warri Port, describing it as very important to economic development of the state and country. Speaking on Wednesday whi...
Livestocking   Traders in major markets across Lagos, Ogun and Osun states have seized the opportunity of the approaching Eid-el-Kabir to significantly increase prices of ram and goat. ...
africanarguments .org   The National Association of Nigerian Students on Thursday in Yola, Adamawa State, picketed South African businesses, warning them to leave the country in seven d...
Posted: Yesterday, 15:53
  A former Nigeria Professional Football League chairman, Oyuki Obaseki, is dead. The 75-year-old Edo State indigene died after a protracted illness in Benin City, the capital, on Sunday, accor...
Posted: Aug 17
  Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, has said that his team of lawyers are currently working to appeal a ban slammed on him by FIFA on Friday. The world football governing body had on Fr...
Posted: Aug 16
  Nigeria’s senior national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, have qualified for the final of the ongoing 2019 AfroBasket Women’s championship in Dakar, Senegal. D’Tigress, defending champion...
Football’s governing body, Fédération Internationale de Football Association has banned former Super Eagles of Nigeria coach, Samson Siasia, for bribery and match fixing allegation. According to FIFA...
Nigerian-bornBritish heavyweight boxer, Anthony Joshua, has said that he does not have any respect for Lennox Lewis after the former pugilist criticised his preparation for the fight against Andy Ruiz...
Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, on Thursday in Dakar, Senegal, defeated the Democratic Republic of Congo by 79 to 46 points to advance to the semi-finals of the ongoing Afrobasket Champion...
  South African-born Olympic champion, Caster Semenya, has said that she has “never really felt very supported” by other women in sport, according to a report by the BBC. The 28-year-old, ...
  President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerian athletes that will participate in the 12th Africa Games scheduled to hold in Rabat, Morocco, to avoid performance-enhancing drugs and win ‘clean...
Liverpool Football Club of England on Wednesday night emerged winners of the 2019 UEFA Super Cup after beating fellow English side – Chelsea – 5-4 on penalties. Chelsea took the lead in Istanbul, Tur...
Nigerian Ahmed Tukur Nigerian Ahmed Tukur Handout China was a polo desert for Nigerian Ahmed Tukur, who has been an avid player since childhood. For three years, the 23-year-...
Posted: Yesterday, 11:30
  Comedian, Klint Da Drunk popularly known as Afamefuna Igwemba, has survived a car crash along Bauchi-Jos Expressway. The comic star took to his Instragram handle @klintdadrunk to ex...
Posted: Aug 16
Hip hop artiste, Ayo Balogun popularly known as Wizkid, left dozens of his fans confused on Thursday after he deleted all his posts on popular networking platform – Instagram– where he has 8.2mil...
Posted: Aug 15
  Thousands of heartbroken fans of late Ivory Coast musician, DJ Arafat, have signed an online petition asking the country’s Ministry of Culture to use their biggest stadium to hold his funeral ...
  The All Africa Music Awards on Wednesday unveiled Tiwa Savage, Davido, Burna Boy, Simi, Wizkid, Kizz Daniel, Teni, Yemi Alade, Niniola along other international artistes nominated for 2019 edi...
  The management of Khafi Kareem, a Big Brother Naija constant, has threatened to sue The Sun, a British tabloid, over what it considers "repulsive and damaging publication" ...
A British policewoman faces the sack for defying her bosses to appear a reality television programme - before appearing to sleep with a man on the show. PC Khafi Kareem, 29, from the Metropolitan Pol...
A Metropolitan Police officer, Khafi Kareem, is appearing on the Nigerian version of Big Brother despite being refused permission by her bosses and could face disciplinary action. Ms. Kareem, 29...
Ivory Coast-born musician, DJ Arafat, has died following an accident in the early hours of Monday in, which his motorbike smashed into a car in the capital, Abidjan. Arafat whose real name is Ange Di...
Tekno Tekno instagram The Federal Government has said it will make a scapegoat out of hip hop star, Augustine Kelechi popularly known as Tekno, for promoting nudity in public ...
Tekno Tekno instagram   The Lagos State Police Command has invited Augustine Kelechi popularly known as Tekno for questioning over public display of nudity. The musicia...
Posted: Yesterday, 23:32
Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark's prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the U.S. inte...
Posted: Yesterday, 23:24
China's embassy in Ottawa warned Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defense of the "fundamental right of...
Posted: Yesterday, 23:18
The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vesse...
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that was designed by White House senior adviser Jared Kus...
Canada said on Sunday that Britain's decision to strip Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - of his British citizenship was an attempt to shift responsibility for what to do with him onto C...
Spain on Sunday offered to allow a charity boat situated off the coast of Italy with more than 100 people on board to dock at the nearest Spanish port after the Open Arms charity rejected a plan to do...
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social ...
Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Sunday that Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right League, was no longer a credible partner, apparently closing the door on any possibility of resur...
Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in major parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after violent overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were in...
Kuwait's elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah has recovered from a health setback and is "in a good condition now", the state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday.
Posted: Yesterday, 21:47
Ryan Seacrest is on again with his longtime girlfriend, Shayna Taylor ... and nothing says we've made up like a romantic getaway on the Italian high seas. The "American Idol" host was seen enjoying th...
Posted: Yesterday, 20:48
Jay-Z may think folks are ready to move on from Colin Kaepernick's kneeling protest -- but Kap says otherwise ... shouting out players who continue his movement to this day. The former 49ers quarterba...
Posted: Yesterday, 19:19
Phil Mickelson nearly missed his tee time due to his hotel catching on fire from a lightning strike -- but hey, at least he lived to tweet about it. The golf legend documented the scary incident on Tw...
Debra Messing has clearly been aging with a lot of grace! Here is a 30-year-old version of the "Will & Grace" star all dolled up as she attended an event at the Museum of Television & Radio in...
The man who was once tight with Leo DiCaprio and help financially back movies like "Wolf of Wall Street," "Dumb and Dumber To," and "Daddy's Home" is selling his home ... kind of. It's actually being ...
Jeffrey Epstein's team is not satisfied he died as a result of a suicide by hanging -- in no small part because 3 fractures in his neck almost never point to suicide -- and they are not ruling out the...
Cops say the motorcycle slammed into a minivan. The people in the van were not injured and stayed on scene to work with investigators. Cops say the minivan caught fire -- cops also say speed and poor ...
Liam Hemsworth did not seem the worse for wear Saturday as he hit-up a bar in Australia with some mates. Liam was chillin' at a bar and restaurant in Byron Bay, where he's been hangin' since his split...
Cardi B made something clear Saturday night -- at least to us -- she's becoming the voice of her generation. We got Cardi leaving the Bryant Park Hotel after a night of celebrating Jason Lee's birthda...
Mama June could lose more than her daughter if her bizarre and troublesome behavior continues ... it could also spell doom for her once lucrative TV career. Sources close to June tell TMZ ... Mama's g...
Posted: Yesterday, 22:31
Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has died. After...
Posted: Yesterday, 21:20
The Massachusetts RMV has now suspended more than 2,400 drivers for out-of-state violations that weren't processed. More are likely.
Posted: Yesterday, 21:03
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection dog picked up on something strange Thursday night in a tractor-trailer shipment of jalapeno peppers at a San Diego crossing, the agency says in a release.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow dismissed fears about a possible recession after a roller-coaster week for stocks.
A 29-year-old man died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in his Yuba City apartment during a standoff with police on Friday, according to a Yuba City police press release.
Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.
Britain has revoked the citizenship of a dual national Muslim convert to the Islamic State group dubbed "Jihadi Jack" being held in northern Syria, leading Canada to accuse the UK of off-loading its r...
Peering out from behind the 15ft-high solid oak door Prince Andrew is seen to catch himself and check if anyone is watching as he waves goodbye to an attractive brunette. And it may be little surprise...
(Bloomberg) -- Life just got a whole lot tougher for Argentina’s Mauricio Macri a week after his shock primary-election defeat sent markets into a tailspin.The embattled president is suddenly grapplin...
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