Powerful 7.8 earthquake hits Alaska isles

A powerful 7.8 earthquake has struck off Alaska’s southwest coast. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Tuesday at about 11:12 p.m. PST. It had a depth of 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) and was centered 60 miles (96 kilometers) south-southeast of Perryville, Alaska. A tsunami warning was issued for South Alaska,…

59 NFL players test positive for Coronavirus

The NFL Players’ Association (NFLPA) has confirmed 59 players have tested positive for Coronavirus as of July 22. Initially, the NFLPA said 95 players had tested positive, but the players union amended the number on their website on Tuesday evening and said the previous number included all known positives across the league, including staff. Cowboys…

Drama as acting NDDC MD collapses during interrogation; evacuated immediately

The Acting Managing Director Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr Kenebradikumo Pondei has collapsed in the ongoing house committee public hearing on NDDC. Mr Pondei was responding to allegations of 1.5billion naira of financial misappropriation when he suddenly collapsed and couldn’t respond to questions from the chairman of the probe panel. Efforts from witnesses to resuscitate…

Abducted widow of ex-Edo speaker regains freedom

Former speaker of Edo state house of assembly Zakawanu Garuba’s widow, Hassana has been released by her abductors after being kidnapped while on her way to her late husband’s burial on Saturday July 18. The former lawmaker’s wife, his mother and three children were conveying his remains to Edo when she was kidnapped. It was gathered that…

Nepotism is the worst form of corruption – Sanusi

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has described nepotism as the worst form of corruption in Nigeria. The former Emir of Kano who said this at a webinar themed: “The sustainability of society”, averred that corruption has impacted negatively on the society and that incompetent leadership has contributed to the degree of…