1bn barrel of crude oil discovered in Northeast – Minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that about one billion barrels of Crude Oil have been discovered in Northeastern part of Nigeria. Sylva disclosed at a news Conference to end the 2020 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), in Abuja on Wednesday. “The figure we are getting, the jury is […]

Mark Zuckerberg to Meet EU Commissioners Ahead of Antitrust Proposals

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet the EU’s digital and industry chiefs on February 17, EU officials said on Tuesday, days before the two Commissioners present proposals to rein in US tech giants and Chinese rivals. In addition to European Competition and Digital Commissioner Margrethe Vestager and Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton, […]

N50m Operational Licence for NYSC Radio Station

The National Youth Service Corps has obtained an operational licence for its proposed Radio Station which will be built this year and will gulp about N50million from the budgetary allocation. The NYSC Director-General, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, stated this on Wednesday in Abuja, noting that the approval of the operational licence was being awaited before […]

Electricity sector pensioners protest non payment of N25bn arrears

  Pensioners under the auspice of Nigeria Electricity Power Authority/Power Holding Company of Nigeria (NEPA/PHCN), on Wednesday, staged a peaceful protest demanding the payment of N25,332,295,129.5 pension arrears  due to them from  2012 till date. Addressing journalists  during the protest in Benin,vice chairman, South-south National Union of Pensioners (Electricity Sector), Comrade Monday Adodo, said the […]

UFC 247 Fighters’ Salaries Have Been Revealed Online

Jon Jones secured an impressive $540,000 payday for his controversial victory over Dominick Reyes at UFC 247. The 32-year-old light heavyweight champ beat Reyes by unanimous decision, despite many MMA fans feeling that the challenger should have won. Jones, whose UFC career earnings were revealed ahead of the clash, took home $500,000 to show up for the event […]

Cyber-crime profits reached $3.5bn in 2019, says FBI

Criminals netted $3.5bn (£2.7bn) from cyber-crimes reported to the FBI alone in 2019, according to the service’s internet crime complaint centre (IC3). It received 467,361 complaints from individuals and businesses during the year and has had nearly five million since its inception in 2000. Phishing and extortion remain the most popular ways of scamming people. It […]

Kobe Bryant and Daughter Gianna Laid to Rest 2 Weeks After Tragic Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant are at peace. The NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter have been laid to rest, E! News can confirm. The private Los Angeles funeral comes just two weeks after the pair—along with passengers Christina Mauser, John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, Alyssa Altobelli, Sarah Chester, Payton Chester and pilot Ara Zobayan—tragically passed away in a helicopter crash. At the time of the incident, the group were headed for […]

Sneak peek at Rihanna and A$AP Rocky’s Late night out together

Alexa, play “Love On The Brain” by Rihanna. The 31-year-old singer recently called it quits with her former flame and businessman Hassan Jameel and since she’s back on the market, it seems like she’s taking full advantage of it. Soon after her split from her boyfriend of about three years, fans began to speculate that she was dipping her […]

Why Kim Kardashian Thought She Had a Miscarriage During North West Pregnancy

Kim Kardashian was told she had a miscarriage early on in her pregnancy with daughter North West. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, who gave birth to her first child with Kanye West in June 2013, is opening up about her first pregnancy and how she was told there was no heartbeat during a checkup with a doctor. In a deeply personal […]

NASA Seeks Next Generation of Astronauts for Mars and Moon Missions

Wanted: The next generation of astronauts to walk on the Moon and journey to Mars. You’ll need a relevant Master’s degree, be prepared to live and work 250 miles (400 kilometres) above Earth on the International Space Station, and be a US citizen. NASA announced Tuesday it was seeking to boost its astronaut corps, which […]