• Boko Haram, Nigerian army in bloody gunfight in Maiduguri
Boko Haram, Nigerian army in bloody gunfight in Maiduguri

The terrorists had made their way through a cashew plantation to the Jiddari Polo area of the state capital, attacking the city from three fronts; Aliramti Jiddari-Polo, Giwa Barracks and Molai area. Residents of the neighbourhood are now fleeing their houses. "The troops are now in pursuit of the Boko Haram terrorists and dominated the area wh...

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  • Senators call for impeachment of President Buhari
Senators call for impeachment of President Buhari

The president had breached Section 80 of the Constitution, Uroghide said, which stipulates that all government's spending must have gone through the legislature. Senate resolution on the matter came after the submission of a report to that effect by its committee on Public Accounts, which was adopted by the Senate at Thursday plenary.

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  • Toyota to spend $170M to expand MS plant, hire 400
Toyota to spend $170M to expand MS plant, hire 400

The Japanese carmaker used the Beijing Motor Show to announce that both cars would be on sale in China in 2019, and be capable of driving up to 50 kilometres on battery power alone. It will also open a battery testing facility, Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing, in China. And, with its sights set on introducing BEVs in 2020, Toyota is ...

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  • Italian men charged over Anfield attack on Liverpool supporter
Italian men charged over Anfield attack on Liverpool supporter

His goals have also helped bring the best out of Roberto Firmino , another player whom Liverpool reportedly hope to tie down to a new and improved contract. "We know we can score goals but we have to do it there and we must try not to concede because that will give them more confidence", Wijnaldum said.

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  • NFL Draft: Roquan Smith drafted No. 8 overall by Chicago Bears
NFL Draft: Roquan Smith drafted No. 8 overall by Chicago Bears

It was too late when he realized it and he quickly tried to dial the number back with no luck. "I feel like I can be a vocal guy but not a rah-rah guy all up in your face all the time", Smith said. But Fangio has "coached a lot of legends", including similarly sized linebackers NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis in San Francisco. Smith leaves ...

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  • British Columbia files case on its right to stop increased oil shipments
British Columbia files case on its right to stop increased oil shipments

Horgan's plan is to impose a requirement for companies that send bitumen through the line to have a permit and have a spill-response plan ready. It is opposed by B.C., some municipalities, some aboriginal groups and environmental activists, who worry about spills.

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  • Autism may be more common than previously thought
Autism may be more common than previously thought

ASD refers to a range of similar developmental disorders characterized by difficulties with social interaction, communication challenges and a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviors. Autism in New Jersey has climbed roughly 200 percent since 2000, Zahorodny noted, adding that he believes that increase is far too dramatic to attribute exclusivel...

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  • Vicky Phelan's Statement on €2.5m settlement
Vicky Phelan's Statement on €2.5m settlement

He said it was unclear whether the other women were aware of the contents of the report. The court heard from Professor John Shepherd, a retired consultant gynecological oncologist, who said Ms Phelan's test was "one of a number of smears that had been reviewed and found to be wanting".

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  • E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases
E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases

Ill people range in age from 1 to 88 years, with a median age of 31. Symptoms often include bloody diarrhea, severe stomach cramps and vomiting. Pennsylvania has the most number of cases with 18, followed by California with 13 and Idaho with 10.

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  • United Nations raises alarm over fate of missing aid convoy in South Sudan
United Nations raises alarm over fate of missing aid convoy in South Sudan

The 10 were on a mission to provide humanitarian aid to the residents of Yei. A total of 14,800 troops and police have been deployed by the United Nations in South Sudan, with a mandate to protect civilians caught up in a war between President Salva Kiir's forces and rebels.

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  • I Got Pregnant After Signing Veere Di Wedding : Kareena Kapoor
I Got Pregnant After Signing Veere Di Wedding : Kareena Kapoor

Taimur is 16-month-old and I am giving him time and will be promoting this film. Their chemistry in the trailer is gripping and we are excited for it to unfold further when the film releases. While the trailer has been mostly loved by the netizens, it is Kareena who has managed to stand out among the four actresses headlining the cast. He said, "ta...

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  • Eating Dark Chocolate Will Make You Smarter, Says Best Study Ever
Eating Dark Chocolate Will Make You Smarter, Says Best Study Ever

They found changes usually seen when someone enters a meditative state, and increased activity in fast, high-frequency waves thought to improve memory. Participants were given an EEG (brain scan) thirty minutes after consuming 48 grams of dark chocolate. Also during the study, researchers found that chocolate improves memory.

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  • Food businesses throw weight behind plastic pollution pledge
Food businesses throw weight behind plastic pollution pledge

The companies have promised to hit a target by 2025 to eliminate unnecessary single-use plastic packaging in the United Kingdom. The Plastic Pact includes signatories from 42 businesses that are responsible for more than 80% of the plastic packaging on products sold in United Kingdom supermarkets.

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  • Arsene Wenger: I want to manage another top European club
Arsene Wenger: I want to manage another top European club

Wenger's initial comments appeared to add weight to reports that his decision to leave after 22 years at the club was not mutual. However, despite winning a hatful of trophies with the Catalan giants, there remain unanswered questions over Enrique's ultimate managerial ability, and he was accused of tactical inflexibility during his last season at ...

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  • Major League Baseball wrap: Angels continue road-warrior ways with shutout win over Astros
Major League Baseball wrap: Angels continue road-warrior ways with shutout win over Astros

The Astros have won six in a row while the Angels have really cooled off. The two-way star from Japan was tagged by Boston in his previous start and left after two innings because of a blister problem. The 23-year-old right-hander struck out five and walked three in helping the Dodgers (11-10) move above.500 for the first time this season with th...

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  • Using Anticholinergic Medications over Depression Promotes Higher Dementia Risks
Using Anticholinergic Medications over Depression Promotes Higher Dementia Risks

The chance of a random individual developing dementia is roughly 10 per cent. The adjusted OR for any anticholinergic drug with an ACB score of 3 being associated with dementia was 1.11 (95% CI 1.08-1.14, P 0.01), but drugs for gastrointestinal and respiratory conditions were not linked with dementia risk .

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  • Supreme Court Denies Making Aadhaar-Mobile Number Linkage Mandatory
Supreme Court Denies Making Aadhaar-Mobile Number Linkage Mandatory

The government's admission in the Supreme Court should be seen against the backdrop of the near-daily messages sent by mobile phone operators asking users to link their numbers with their Aadhaar. After repeated claims of Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ), that the Aadhaar data can not be breached, a new data leak has come forth ...

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  • House of Reps Summon Buhari Over Persistence Killings in the Country
House of Reps Summon Buhari Over Persistence Killings in the Country

Bashir Baballe from Kano State had moved a motion to have the president appear before the House, a motion which was unanimously adopted. They have also resolved to suspend sitting for three days in solidarity with Nigerians over the killings in the country.

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  • Recording of National Football League owners-players meeting reveals Trump criticism
Recording of National Football League owners-players meeting reveals Trump criticism

Here are the six biggest takeaways from the meeting Goodell probably wishes remained under wraps. Former Patriots defensive lineman Chris Long was among them. "You fellas need to ask your compadres, fellas, stop that other business, let's go out and do something that really produces positive results, and we'll help you", McNair said via the Ti...

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  • Parents can not expect the Government to save their children from their phones
Parents can not expect the Government to save their children from their phones

The firms have until next week, the end of April, to tell ministers how they will cut underage use and clamp down on bullying and overuse. To use WhatsApp or to have a YouTube account, you must also be at least 13. The Health Secretary questioned whether social media giants had "sufficient will" to introduce solutions. They are largely exempt...

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  • Pa. Department of Health issues warning about E.coli outbreak
Pa. Department of Health issues warning about E.coli outbreak

She said that case remains under investigation. Anyone experiencing those symptoms is urged to call a doctor. "This is a higher hospitalization rate than usual for E. Illnesses include 18 cases in Pennsylvania, 13 cases in California, 10 in Idaho, seven cases each in Montana and New Jersey, five cases each in Alaska and Arizona, three in OH, two...

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  • Hajj: Nigerians won't endanger pilgrims' lives, NAHCON assures S/Arabia
Hajj: Nigerians won't endanger pilgrims' lives, NAHCON assures S/Arabia

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave an update on the state of Lassa fever outbreak, saying for the last eight weeks, the disease is on a decreasing trend. On Hajj 2018 pilgrims, Mr Adewole said his ministry is working with state governments to ensure that "all intending pilgrims are properly screened of and sign of fever before they are...

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  • Leapfrog Group's Patient Safety Grades Show Improvement
Leapfrog Group's Patient Safety Grades Show Improvement

B grades went to Kaleida Health's Buffalo General Medical Center and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Williamsville, as well as Erie County Medical Center, and three Catholic Health hospitals - Mercy, Sisters and the Sisters Hospital St.

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  • Death by hanging better than shooting: Centre to Supreme Court
Death by hanging better than shooting: Centre to Supreme Court

The Centre said the law commission report that favoured lethal injection did not take into account the possibility that medical professionals were unlikely to participate in an execution, or that the chemical used could fail. As reported by Live Law , the Centre also said it didn't want to make the execution "overly comfortable", since it's a pun...

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  • Parkland school shooting: Graphic animation reveals exactly where victims were killed
Parkland school shooting: Graphic animation reveals exactly where victims were killed

Evelyn, market president for South Florida and the Caribbean. Cruz, 19, is charged with 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder. The commission also learned that the Broward sheriff's office and Coral Springs police department had different radio systems, preventing the primary agencies responding to the shooting from exchanging i...

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