Donald Trump warns he might stop sharing intelligence if Corbyn becomes PM

The Labour Party was accused of putting the trans-Atlantic ‘special relationship’ at risk last night as Donald Trump warned America could stop sharing intelligence if Jeremy Corbyn became prime minister A raft of senior Labour MPs are preparing to lead as many as 250,000 anti-Trump protesters in a mass demonstration in London tomorrow aimed at overshadowing the US President’s three-day state[...]

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See photos from Liverpool’s victory party

The city of Liverpool is carrying on the celebrations from last night's historic Champions League win as players arrived back in Merseyside for an open-top bus victory parade. Thousands of fans took to the streets to cheer on their heroes as they waved flags and let off red flares to create the party atmosphere. And[...]

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Nigerian police working on an app to fight rise in violent crimes

The Nigerian police is preparing to launch a mobile app which it says would help in its fight against the rising crime wave in the country as reported by Premium Times . The app, called police-VGS, is in its test-running stage, the police said on Saturday via Twitter. The police said in a promotional video[...]

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Morgan Stanley says US economy is on ‘recession watch

The stock market and economic outlook in the United States are "deteriorating," according to an analysis from one of Wall Street's top investment banks as reported by CNBC. Renewed trade tensions and a slump in economic data — ranging from falling durable goods and capital spending to a downshift in the services sector — has[...]

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US-based Nigerians to pay N15,000 each for NIN

Nigerian based in the US are to pay between $40 and $50 each to be enrolled for the national identity number (NIN), according to the Cable.ng Uche Chigbo, the special assistant to the director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), stated this in New York on Thursday. NAN reports that Chigbo spoke during a[...]

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Liverpool beat Spurs to claim Champions League final in Spain

Within the first minute of the Champions League final on Saturday, Liverpool forward Sadio Mané kicked the ball into the outstretched arm of Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Moussa Sissoko. The referee deemed this an infringement worthy of a penalty kick, from which Liverpool would score and take a lead it would not relinquish.  Sissoko’s helping hand[...]

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United Nations issues new stamp to pay tribute to late Kofi Annan

To honour the former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the United Nations Postal Administration of the Department of Operational Support issued a definitive stamp of US$1.30 on May 31.     The stamp features a portrait of the late Kofi Annan which was illustrated by the famous artist and engraver Martin Mörck (Norway). The quote[...]

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China to alter visa procedures from June 1

The exit-entry departments of China’s public security authorities will start issuing new versions of visas and residence permits for foreigners from Saturday, the National Immigration Administration (NIA) said on Friday. This is according to Premium Times. “The current versions will no longer be issued on the same day, while the documents already issued are still[...]

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The US had fallen to third place in a ranking of most competitive economies- See complete list here

For the first time in nine years, Singaporesurpassed the United States and Hong Kong to clinch the title of the world's most competitive economy, according to annual rankings compiled by Switzerland-based business school IMD. Speaking to CNBC's "Squawk Box Asia" on Wednesday, Arturo Bris — director of the IMD World Competitiveness Center — said the Southeast Asian country had been following a simple "recipe[...]

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Breaking: 11 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting; suspect dead

A longtime city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 11 people before police shot and killed him, authorities said. Six other people were wounded in the shooting, including a police officer whose bulletproof vest saved his life, said Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera. The city’s visibly shaken[...]

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Apple is Shutting Down iTunes

The Apple app that allows users to buy and rent movies, as well as listen to podcasts is about to be shut down. Unfortunately, iTunes will be no more. Bloomberg reports that Apple will announce the end of iTunes at its developer conference next Monday, replacing the all-encompassing media store with separate apps for music,[...]

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Eid-Fitri: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5, as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Fitri Celebration. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press & Public Relations, of the ministry,[...]

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Maurizio Sarri tells Chelsea he wants to return to Italy with Juventus

Maurizio Sarri’s stint as Chelsea’s head coach looks set to be cut short days after he lifted the Europa League trophy in Azerbaijan after the Italian held talks with the club’s hierarchy and made clear his desire to return to Serie A with Juventus. The 60-year-old steered Chelsea to a third-place finish in the Premier[...]

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Trump announces new Mexican tariffs in response to migrants

 In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. He said[...]

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MTN pays final N55bn to complete N330bn NCC fine

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN), has paid the sixth and final instalment of N55 billion to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This completes MTN’s payment of the N330 billion negotiated settlement agreed between the NCC and the company in 2016. According to Tobechukwu Okigbo, MTN’s chief corporate relations officer, the successful resolution of the fine[...]

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