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Another mental exam ordered for Oklahoma beheading suspect

A judge in Oklahoma refused Wednesday to accept a guilty plea from a man accused of beheading a co-worker at a food processing plant in 2014, instead ordering another mental evaluation. Cleveland County District Judge Lori Walkley said she wouldn’t

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Trump campaign chairman helped pro-Russians in Ukraine move money to U.S. firms

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, helped a Ukrainian political party with close ties to Russia secretly move at least $2.2 million to two major Washington lobbying firms, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. The AP,

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Trump hires ‘street fighter’ as campaign CEO

Republican candidate Donald Trump overhauled his struggling presidential campaign on Wednesday, hiring the head of a conservative news website to bolster his combative image but raising doubts about whether he can boost slipping opinion poll numbers. Trump announced he had

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Germany beat Nigeria to Olympics football final

Germany on Wednesday defeated Nigeria 2-0 in the semi-finals of the Olympic football event, ending the country’s hope of a repeat of their 1996 feat at the games. The Germans grabbed their first goal in the 9th minute when a

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Man allegedly poisons neighbour’s pot of soup in Lagos

The police in Lagos are investigating an alleged attempt by a man Gordon Daniel to kill his neighbour’s family over electric bill disagreement. Daniel, a resident of Ajegunle was accused by the neighbour, Mrs. Saidat Shakiru of putting insecticide in

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Avengers deny agreeing to dialogue with FG

Niger Delta Avengers, on Wednesday, denied agreeing to enter into dialogue with the federal government for a possible ceasefire in the region. The militant group which has claimed responsibility for major attacks on oil facilities in the region in recent

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Why Nigeria is enjoying improved electricity lately- report

The improvement in power supply noticed in different parts of the country in recent weeks has been as a result of high water levels at dams which has seen power generation rise to about 3,686.3MW. This is coming after months

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Senior Nigerian soldiers retired unjustly- report

Some of the 38 officers compulsorily retired by the Nigerian Army have sought redress, after they complained authorities breached Nigerian laws in laying them off. Apart from relying on the Paragraph 09.02(e) of the Harmonised Terms and Conditions of Service

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Udenwa in EFCC net again

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) rearrested former Imo State Governor Achike Udenwa on Wednesday in connection with an alleged campaign scandal committed during the 2015 presidential election, news reports indicates. Mr. Udenwa, as a State coordinator for the Peoples

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President tasks COREN on improved engineering education

President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) has urged the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) work with other relevant stakeholders to address some of the issues that have affected the quality of engineering graduates and services in Nigeria. While

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