Trump Blames Democrats For Failed Healthcare Bill

US President Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the failure of his healthcare bill. Both houses of Congress are controlled by Mr Trump’s Republican party but the bill was withdrawn on Friday because it could not get the votes required….

$184m crude swap: NNPC reaches agreement with Taleveras, 2 others

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday said it has reached a settlement agreement with Taleveras Group of companies and two other companies involved in the $184 million crude oil swap. The others are AITEO Energy Resource Limited and Ontario…

Surplus Dollars Hit Nigeria Market

The surplus supply of dollars has again jolted speculators and caused a further increase in value of the Naira. The foreign exchange market closed on Friday without selling off all the foreign currency released by the Central Bank of Nigeria…

Police Rescue 2 Women From Jumping Into Lagos Lagoon

By Christopher Oji Two women who attempted suicide by jumping into the lagoon on the Third Mainland and Carter bridges in Lagos were yesterday rescued. One of them, Abigail Ogunyinka, succeeded in plunging into the lagoon, around Carter Bridge, but…

16 killed In Syria’s Prison Air Strike

At least 16 people were killed on Friday night in an air strike on a prison in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province. The dead included prisoners and staff, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Saturday….

Magu Under Fresh Probe Over 2 Abuja Mansions

By FRED ITUA, JAMES OJO, ABUJA AND LAWRENCE ENYOGHASU This is certainly not the best of times for the embattled Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC as powerful forces, within and outside of government, not disposed…

Photos: Ambode Opens New TBS Bus Terminal

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, of Lagos State at the inauguration of the TBS bus terminal assured  Lagos residents that his administration is  set to improve transportation to meet up with the international standard. Ambode disclosed this at the  ceremony held at…

UniJos Students Protest Increase Of School Fees To N45,000

Students of the University of Jos have kicked against the N45,000 new school fees, and appealed to management to be “more considerate in view of the hard times”. The institution’s Vice Chancellor, Sabastian Maimako, recently announced the review of the…

GOP Short Of Votes On Health Care Bill As Deadline Looms

By Liz Goodwin Yahoo News WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Friday appeared to be short of the votes they need to pass a Donald Trump-pushed bill to overhaul the nation’s health care system mere hours before they were scheduled to vote on the…

London Attack: Police Appeal For Information On Khalid Masood

Police are appealing for information as they try to establish whether Westminster attacker Khalid Masood acted alone or was directed by others. His fourth victim has been named as Leslie Rhodes, 75, from Clapham, south London – one of three…