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Israel Targets Hamas Position After Army Post Torched

Israel Targets Hamas Position After Army Post Torched

An Israeli tank fired at a Hamas position Tuesday after Gazans infiltrated the Jewish state and torched a military post before returning to the Palestinian enclave, the army said. “A number of terrorists infiltrated into Israel and set a military post on fire. In response, an (Israeli) tank targeted an observation post belonging to the

Offa Robbery: Police arrest two wanted suspects

Two of the gang leaders and principal suspects of the gang that attack commercial banks in Offa, Kwara State, have been arrested, the police said yesterday.   Kunle Ogunleye, 35, aka arrow, a native of Kwara, and Michael Adikwu, from Apa Local Government Area of Benue State, were arrested by the operatives of the Inspector-General

Why there is power outage in Victoria Island – Eko DISCO

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says the electricity outage in Victoria Island was caused by a breaker problem at Alagbon Transmission Substation in Lagos.   Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications, EKEDC, in a statement on Monday in Lagos, said the problem had put Ademola Injection substation out of power supply since morning.

Uber Hit With Sexual Harassment Suit Following Policy Shift

Uber was hit with a lawsuit on Monday alleging sexual harassment and discrimination against female employees, apparently the first case in court since the ride-hailing giant scrapped a requirement for arbitration of such claims.   Former Uber software engineer Ingrid Avendano’s suit filed in California superior court contends the company work culture was “permeated with

Ndigbo Demands Regional Government, Constitutional Review

The Igbo Socio-Cultural Group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo have called for a review of Nigeria’s democratic structure, demanding regional government and a review of the nation’s constitution.   The group also called for the enthronement of the principles of equity and fairness noting that this will help Nigeria achieve all-round development and solve its political and economic

Nigeria’s GDP Grows In First Quarter Of 2018

Nigeria’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew year-on-year to 1.95 percent in the first quarter of 2018. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the performance represents a stronger growth compared with the first quarter of 2017, indicating an increase of 2.87 percentage points. Compared to the preceding quarter, however, the GDP fell 0.16 percent

Tropical cyclone hits Somaliland, kill 15

Authorities said 15 people died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over the weekend. Situated at the northern tip of east Africa on the Gulf of Aden, Somaliland broke away from Somalia in 1991. “In the last 24 hours, heavy stormy rains killed 15

BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Collapses In Court

The former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh has collapsed during his resumed trial in an Abuja High Court on Monday. He was trying to make his way to the dock when he suddenly collapsed. The judge had to stand down the matter to enable medical officials to attend to