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Micah Richards set to be released by Aston Villa after two...

mic drop The former England and Manchester City star last featured in October 2016 Micah Richards is set to be released by Aston Villa after...

US deficit will hit one trillion for first time in five...

In July alone, the deficit was an eye-watering $76.9 billion according to the Federal Government, due to high military spending.This is not unusual...

TCN recovers 693 containers of power equipment abandoned at ports for...

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has recovered more than 693 containers of power equipment abandoned at ports due to tariff.Usman...

Army returns 4 children kidnapped 2 years ago by Boko Haram...

news The Nigerian Army has reunited four children with their families, two years after they were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State.According...

Nigerian journalist detained for two years, denies planning bo

A Nigerian journalist, Jones Abiri who has spent two years in Department of State Services (DSS), denied planning to bomb oil installations as...

18 years non-completion: Residents protest, shut down Ogbomoso-Oyo-Ilorin road

…The protesters.By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—HUNDREDS of residents in Ogbomoso area of Oyo State, yesterday, prevented vehicular movement on the busy Ogbomoso-Oyo-Ilorin road to protest...

Nigeria loses N2.6trn to crude oil theft in 2 years –...

By Michael EbohAbuja—Nigeria  lost N1.6 trillion in 2016 and N995 billion in 2017 to crude oil theft, translating to a loss of about...

French skier lost 64 years ago in Alps identified with help...

A French skier who went missing more than 60 years ago has finally been identified after details of a probe into his disappearance...

Cristiano Ronaldo sentenced to two years in prison and fined £2.8...

The 33-year-old is accused of evading £5 million (€5.7 million) in taxes. He has denied the allegations.This amount is likely to be only...

Grave from 2,000 years ago DISCOVERED in Greece and what’s inside...

Her name, according to a burial inscription, was Neko.The box-shaped grave was found untouched in the vault of the Episkopi monument, a rare...

Amazon tribe: Pictured after 23 years… sole survivor of slaughtered tribe...

The tribe member, believed to be in his 50s, has been dubbed “the loneliest man in the world”.He is believed to be the...

New York news: Shark BITES two kids off in first recorded...

A 13-year old boy and a 12-year old girl were injured in an apparent shark attack off the Fire Island shore in New...

Ancient mammoth remains found in Crimea cave – and they could...

The discovery was made by members of the Russian Academy of Science during construction works of the Tavrida motorway being built to connect...

Mummy workshop from 2,000 years ago found in Ancient Egyptian burial...

Archaeologists are hoping the mummification workshop will provide fresh insight into the chemical make-up of the oils used by ancient Egyptians to mummify...

Secrets of the Great War mass grave uncovered after 100 years...

GETTYBritish troops moving up to...

California meets greenhouse gas reduction goal years early

California greenhouse gas emissions fell below 1990 levels, meeting an early target years ahead of schedule and putting the state well on its...

Japan suffers worst weather disaster in 36 years: 155 dead and...

Torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides in western Japan last week, bringing death and destruction, especially to neighbourhoods built decades ago near steep...

Ethiopia and Eritrea restore ties after 20 years of enmity |...

Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders have formally restored relations between the two countries, ending 20 years of enmity and prompting phone calls across the...

10 years of the App Store: 10 apps we loved and...

This July sees Apple celebrate the 10th anniversary of the App Store.The iOS platform first arrived on July 10 2008 with little over...

Pakistani Court Sentences Ex-PM Sharif to 10 Years in Prison –...

U.S. News & World ReportPakistani Court Sentences Ex-PM Sharif to 10 Years in PrisonU.S. News & World ReportPakistani anti-graft court sentences former PM...

The UK celebrates 70 years of the NHS

The UK is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS, with events including a service...

From GPs to AIDS: 70 years of classic NHS films

To mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS, the British Film Industry has released a unique online collection of rare films.From early staff...

Abacha loot: How I will use $322m in three years –...

Veteran comedian, Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, popularly known by his stage name, Ali Baba, has made a proposal to the Federal Government on how...

Gareth Southgate savours moment of redemption after 22 years of hurt...

As the fans dispersed from Moscow’s Spartak Stadium, Gareth Southgate shared a special moment with his wife, Alison, daughter Mia, 19, and 15-year-old...

Save our bees or we’ll all be dead in four years...

THERE are 300,000 bees in there, says...

Selma Blair celebrates 2 years of sobriety with emotional social media...

Selma Blair has much to celebrate this week. Not only will the "Cruel Intentions" star turn 46 on Saturday, but she revealed earlier today...

14 years of Contributory Pension Scheme

Before the Nigerian pension reform of June 2014, the Nigerian pension system was based on the Pay-As-You-Go System, which is dependent on the...

Nigeria records three years of zero air accident – Punch Newspapers

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority says the country is in its third year of zero air accident, with 2017 recorded as the...

I haven’t seen my son in 15 years

 Driving west from the city of Maiduguri, Nigeria, the roads get narrower as the towns get smaller. Along the road lie bullet-ridden buildings...

Woman freed after ‘being held captive by OWN FAMILY for 20...

The terrified 42-year-old victim was freed after being found naked and chained to her bed by police in Argentina.She was suffering from malnutrition...

Fayemi slams Fayose for not disclosing IGR in 4 years

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Monday accused the administration of Gov. Ayo Fayose of...

Reps Pass 222 Bills In 3 Years — Leadership Newspaper

Three years after it was inaugurated, the House of Representatives has passed 222 out of the 1473 bills it introduced since...

EU on the brink: Brussels has been SPLIT for 40 years...

Carl Baudenbacher, former president of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and EFTA court judge, has warned the UK has much more in...

… in the last three years, Nigeria has been on the...

Abuja – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed satisfaction with the level of preparations going on for...

Breaking: N1.64bn Fraud: Ex-Taraba Gov, Rev Nyame bags 14 years jail...

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA-  A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Gudu, on Wednesday, convicted and sentenced the former Governor of...

Lagosians have seen what we have done in 3 years, but...

… celebrates democracy day with special Ramadan Tafsir in EpeLagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday evening celebrated Democracy Day with Muslim...

Hacker gets 5 years for Russian-linked Yahoo security breach

A young computer hacker who prosecutors say unwittingly worked with a Russian spy agency was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for...

Nigeria: Motorists Who Knock Down Children Risk Two Years Imprisonment –...

By Agency ReportThe Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that any motorist who knocks down a child may soon risk two years imprisonment. John...

2019: Buhari has only performed well in noise making for three...

Elder statesman and Chairman, Northern Elders Council, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai , has said that President Muhammadu has only done well in the area...

He said he’ll suck my breasts to make them big, says...

By Jane Echewodo An 18-year-old girl, yesterday, told a Special and Sexual Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, how her biological father, Folorunsho Oluwaseun,...

Igbos will be cheated with 6 years single term – Ukauwa...

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Abia state, Ambassador Chidike Ukauwa, has lambasted the Ohanaeze Ndigbo for...

Hong Kong independence activists face THREE years in jail – for...

Yau Wai-Ching and Sixtus “Baggio” Leung, of the Youngspiration party tried to take their oaths as legislatures after they tried to enter a...

26 Years Later, Night Trap Is Finally Coming To A Nintendo...

According to a recent tweet from Limited Run Games, the cult classic FMV game, Night Trap, will be making its way to the...

UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief’s phone, email

A British teenager has been sentenced to two years in a youth detention center for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior...

Magistrate jailed three years for N50,000 bribery

After 15 years of trial, the Independent Corrupt...

Over 166 stolen cars recovered at registration points in 5 years...

WorldStage Newsonline— The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has recovered over 166 stolen vehicles...

Is THIS world’s oldest man? Russian ‘is 10 YEARS older than...

However, Yunus-bek Yevkurov, 54, head of the Republic of Ingushetia in south-western Russia, says Appaz Iliev, of the republic's village of Guli, is 122. Mr...

Russia CRISIS WARNING: Stocks plunge in worst day for YEARS after...

The Russian RTS index plunged 11.4 per cent - the biggest one-day decline since December 2014, when the fall was by 12.4 per cent. The...

FG makes N1.27tn from operating surpluses in 10 years – Punch...

Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government has made a total of N1.27tn from the payment of operating surpluses by its agencies in the 10 years...

Pastor jailed 14 years for trafficking two children – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko,  Abuja A  High Court in Nasarawa State has sentenced a Kaduna State-based cleric, Pastor Bawa Madaki, to 14 years’ imprisonment for trafficking...

Cultists in Bayelsa to spend 20 years in prison

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has signed the Secret Cult, Societies and Similar Activities Prohibition Amendment Law 2018. The new law makes it mandatory for offenders...

“I sold ‘Okpa’ with my mother for 10 years” – Frank...

Popular Nigerian gospel singer, Frank Edwards has shared a personal story about his life, growing up poor and how he sold ‘Okpa’ with his...

57-year-old man bags 10 years imprisonment for human trafficking

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has sentenced one Yusuf Umar, 57, to 10 years imprisonment for human trafficking offences. Umar is to...

John Yusuf To Refund N22.9b, Jailed 6 Years

John Yusuf, the pension thief who five years ago, was given a slap on the wrist by Justice Abubakar Talba of the Federal Capital...

UK Russia war: Putin is hoarding gold at fastest pace for...

Shock figures show the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has been increasing its holdings of the precious metal every month since March 2015. Gold reserves...

Russia election in pictures: Putin wins six more years in power...

The 2018 Russian presidential election was held on 18 March 2018.  President Vladimir Putin won re-election to a fourth term with about 77 percent of...

What we could not do successfully for 60 years during monopoly,...

Abuja – The Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says supply of...

Angela Merkel news: German MPs vote Chancellor in for another four...

German lawmakers voted by 364 to 315, with nine abstentions, in favour of re-electing the 63-year-old.  Speaking after the vote, she told the Bundestag lower house...

OAU to mentor Atiba University for five years – Punch Newspapers

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Atiba University, Oyo, have reached an agreement on the mentorship of the new institution, which recently began...

Benue killings: ‘Youths, women will become Boko Haram in 15 years...

BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI and Ndahi Morama, Maiduguri Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the killings in Benue...

Climate change: USA will have cheap unlimited energy in 15 years...

GETTYTHE US is on the verge of perfecting fusion which...

Crufts 2018: Beautiful photographs from Crufts through the years | World...

Crufts dog show is one of the largest canine events in the world and thousands of dogs compete each year for the coveted 'Best...

Italian election results: Right-wing head savages left for being ‘years away’...

Right-wing leader Giorgia Meloni savaged the Italian Left after the incumbent Democratic Party (PD) Government saw its number collapse at the polls. The Fratelli d'Italia founder...

Italian election turnout: Italy voting poll is highest in last 10...

First turnout projections shared by the Italian Home Office Ministero degli Interni at 12.26 pm local time (11 am GMT) show that 19.23 percent...

Marine Le Pen faces up to THREE years in PRISON after...

The 49-year-old leader of France’s far-right Front National has been charged over images she posted on the social media site showing gruesome atrocities allegedly...

China paves way for Xi Jinping to remain leader for years

BEIJING — China’s ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping term limits for the country’s president, the official news agency said, appearing to lay the...

Skriniar sees himself at Inter ‘for many years’

Milan Skriniar dismissed suggestions he will look to leave Inter in the coming months and is adamant he will be at the Serie A...

Russia 2018: England could see lowest turn out to fifa world...

Officials believe many fans are staying away after reports that gangs of Russian “Ultras” are lying in wait for them. A Whitehall insider said: “For...

Driver Jailed 7 Years For Causing Prof. Iyayi’s Death

Danladi Baba, the driver whose careless driving led to the death of former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Mr. Festus...

My wife beats me at will, dissolve my 12 years old...

Ikorodu(Lagos State) – A 43-year-old driver, Mr Sharafadeen Olawuyi, on Tuesday urged an Ikorodu Customary Court...

Florida shooting: Killer was visited 39 times in 8 years by...

They were recorded as “mentally ill person”, “child/elderly abuse”, “domestic disturbance” and “missing person” among several others.  The disclosure comes as the FBI admitted yesterday...

Borneo’s orangutan numbers at shocking new low after sixteen years of...

Orangutan numbers in Borneo dropped by almost 150,000 between 1999 and 2015, according to report published by scientists this week.  Researchers charted a bleak 16...

B’Haram member who served as guard in Lagos jailed 25 years...

Ade Adesomoju The Federal High Court in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, on Thursday sentenced Babagana Ali to 25 years imprisonment for participating in Boko...

200 Nigerian peacekeepers withdraw from Liberia after 5 years

Nigerian peacekeepers bid Liberia farewell after 5 yearsThe...

Japan population could ‘plummet by one third’ in next 50 years...

Mothers in certain regions of Japan are being offered £1,931 ($2,682) as part of a “celebratory gift” for giving birth in a desperate effort...

Senate Leaders Reach Deal to Raise Spending Over Two Years

The deal would give Mr. Trump bragging rights for a major military. “The bottom line is...

Ronaldo: I have years left at the top

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is confident he can keep going "for years to come" at the elite level of football. The Portugal captain, who...

Mystery SOLVED: Lasers uncover Maya mega city lost for 1,500 years...

Lasers were used to look beneath the forest canopy and archaeologists believe the cutting-edge technology will change the way the world will see the...

After 15 years, eBay plans to cut off PayPal as its...

One of the tech industry’s most storied partnerships is coming to an end. eBay announced today that it will stop working with PayPal...

Tears as 3 years old baby, others perish in Lagos-Ibadan auto...

By Olasunkanmi AkoniTragedy struck in the early hours today, when a truck and a commercial motorcyclist,...

NSCDC arrests man, 30, for allegedly defiling 13 years girl in

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday arrested Haruna Abdulkadir, 30,  from Daddare, Obi Local Government...

Court jails housewife 13 years for trafficking girls – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja A Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, has sentenced a housewife, Nonye Ukatu, to 13 years’ imprisonment for...

In 2 Years, Tambuwal Distributes 45,000 Desks To Schools In Sokoto...

Sokoto state government said it has distributed a total of 45,926 desks to various schools across the 23 local government areas of the state...

‘I’ve lived in hell for six years’ – residents’ relief as...

Residents living “in hell” on an east Hull street have welcomed the news that boy racers have been banned from a McDonald’s car park....

We battled 1,134 cases in court in three years – INEC...

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission says it battled 1, 134 legal cases arising from election disputes in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The Chairman...

Turpin parents could face 94 years in jail after 13 children...

David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, have been charged with nine counts of torture and 10 counts of child endangerment. The two...

WorldStage News | Ekiti govt. bans Fayemi from holding public office...

Ekiti govt. bans Fayemi from holding public office for 10 years Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. KayodeFayemi The Ekiti State Government has banned Dr....

29 songs that will be turning 20 years old in 2018

The Nineties was a special time for music. It was the first real decade where so many genres appeared in the charts, from ravers...

The Lesson Of Two Years: Listening to your people does not...

•Says he has learnt that there is no alternative to peace By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South

North Korea ‘will fend off ENEMIES for 100 years’ claims Kim...

Kim Jong-un’s words have come as the UN Security Council passed tougher sanctions against North Korea last month following its test of an intercontinental...

‘Years’ before PNG volcano evacuees can return

A senior volcanologist in Papua New Guinea says it could be years before the people of Kadovar Island...

How 30 minutes of facial exercise a day can make women...

One known as The Cheek Lifter involved opening the mouth for form an ‘O’ before positioning the upper lip over teeth, smiling to lift...

North Korea New Years Eve: Pyongyang lights up with fireworks and...

As nations across the globe fired off rockets to celebrate the ushering in of a new year, North Korea went one step further to...

Why Nigeria needs Dogara for another 50 years – Timi Frank

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has felicitate​d​ with Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu...

Michael “Big Shaq” Dapaah visits his Nana in Ghana after 9...

You might know him as Big Shaq of the “Man’s Not Hot” fame. British-Ghanaian comedian Michael Dapaah has had a great year after his...

I have been crawling on the ground for over 20 years...

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru A 31-year-old crippled man, Mr. Nelson Akpowone, says he has been crawling on the...

Ondo monarch sentenced to 2 years in jail

By Dayo Johnson Akure A traditional ruler in Ondo State, Oba Pius Akinfesola Adewola, would spend this...

Arthur Collins Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison Over Acid Attack...

Arthur Collins, the ex-boyfriend of reality TV-star Ferne...

Dele Momodu, Davido reconcile almost two years after social media spat

Dele Momodu, Ovation publisher, and singer Davido have reconciled after their falling out on social media in December 2015. The Ovation publisher took to Instagram...

The 40 best movie characters in 40 years, ranked

CLOSE Daisy Ridley's Rey and Adam Driver's Kylo Ren are front and center, alongside co-stars Mark Hamill, John Boyega and the...

I Auditioned For 8 Years Before Getting Into BBN – Bisola...

Bisola Aiyeola is the first runner up of the 2017 edition of the Big Brother Nigeria reality TV show. In this interview with Yetunde...