News Reality

Suicide bombers attack Kabul mosque, may have hostages - US Embassy

Armed suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in the Afghan capital and may be holding hostages, the US Embassy in Kabul said in a statement on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
Read Full Article On
News.Az congratulates its readers on the World Azerbaijanis' Solidarity Day and the New Year.
EU will continue efforts to put pressure on Russia, European Council President Donald Tusk said
Merkel says EU summit did not focus on further discussions about anti-Russia sanctions
Olaleye Aluko and Peter Dada The Mobile Police  Officer in charge of the convoy of Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State, DSP Idowu Oyewole, has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers in Akure, th
Samson Folarin A bricklayer, Adeleke Oyadara, has been tortured to death in Kujore, Iwelepe, in the Sagamu area of Ogun State, after he was accused of robbery. PUNCH Metro learnt that a businesswoman,
Afeez Hanafi The police in Lagos are on the trail of some suspected robbers, who allegedly hijacked a tanker laden with 33,000-litre fuel valued at N4.5m on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The robbers we
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt REUBEN Izu, the elder brother of late Joseph Izu, who was killed by operatives of the Joint Military Task Force, said on Thursday that his brother was not a cultist. Jo
Samuel Awoyinfa and Olaleye Aluko The wife of the Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun, has taken up the sponsorship of nine-year-old Korede Taiwo, the boy who was allegedly chained by his father
Rasheed Bisiriyu and Anna Okon Less than a week after sacking 17 junior officers, the Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday announced the dismissal of 29 senior officers, including four deputy comptroll
Etim Ekpimah, Uyo Mr. Ebebe Ukpong, whom Justice Inyang Okoko in his letter accused of leading the former governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State, Umana Umana, to his ho
Ramon Oladimeji The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday opened its case against a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), and 10 others, who are being tried for
Peter Dada, Akure Few weeks to the governorship election in Ondo State, the Alliance for Democracy has accused the ruling Peoples Democratic Party of using thugs to disrupt the campaign and distract i
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Striking Ogun State workers on Thursday alleged that thugs suspected to be loyal to Governor Ibikunle Amosun beat up public servants and labour union leaders as workers start
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja, Fidelis Soriwei and Ade Adesomoju Another Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, has accused the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, and his Science
Idris Adesina Nigeria continued their impressive rise in football after climbing to 60th in the latest FIFA Rankings, which were released by the world football body on Thursday. Three-time African cha
The police officer at the center of massive protests in Milwaukee, Wisconsin over the shooting of a young African American man has been arrested on unrelated sexual assault charges. The
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The funds realised by the Nigerian federation dipped by N90.27bn for the month of September, statistics made available by the Federation Accounts Allocations Committee after it
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The indebtedness to Nigeria’s power sector as a whole is worth N809bn, industry operators have revealed. According to the chief executive officers and senior management members
’Femi Asu with agency report The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has cut the price of every type of crude oil it sells in an effort to regain share of the global oil market amid continued supp
Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi says he’s confident the Gunners can beat Paris Saint-Germain at home and finish top of their Champions League group. Arsenal top Group A on goal difference ahead of PSG at th
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Some policemen attached to the Police Mobile Force 24, State House, are not happy over their alleged exclusion from the payment of the outstanding allowance to security men att
Ramon Oladimeji The spokesperson for the Lagos Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Joe Igbokwe, says the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, demonstrated incompetence as a
’Femi Asu The divestment by United States-based ExxonMobil of its 60 per cent stake in Mobil Oil Nigeria Plc has triggered fears of job losses. On Wednesday, Nipco Plc, an indigenous downstream oil an
Alexander Okere, Benin It was all jubilation and glamour as the crown prince of Benin, His Royal Highness, Eheneden Erediauwa, emerged the 40th Oba of Benin Kingdom and received his staff of office fr
Success Nwogu, Ilorin  The Chairman, Poultry Association of Nigeria, Kwara State chapter, Mr. Oladapo Robinson, has said poultry production will stimulate economic growth and enhance foreign exchange
Check account balance A customer does not need to go and queue in the banking hall or at the customer service section of the bank to check his or her account balance. If you are expecting money from s
Ayo Olukotun Astonishing contrasts and rude paradoxes define the Nigerian identity. It has, if the International Monetary Fund is to be believed, recently re-emerged as Africa’s largest economy, but w
Idris Adesina Coach Solomon Ogbeide has said he left Sunshine Stars job on mutual agreement with the new management of the club. Ogbeide, who led Sunshine to a sixth-place finish in Premier League, to
Folashade Adebayo A war seems to be brewing between producers and the TV stations that show Nigerian movies. The reason is that the Association of Movie Producers has claimed that the way the stations
Akeem Lasisi When you believe in yourself, your talent and you work hard, you are going to make it. Recession or not, I know they are going out there to take over the music industry.” Can an artiste g
Punch Editorial Board THE Lagos State Government and the public seem not to be conscious of the grievous health implications of stray dogs and improperly reared pets.  Many people, young and old, have
Being an excerpt from the book, Floreat Collegium: 100 Years of King’s College, Lagos If 1920 was a major milestone in the history of sports at the college, the next five decades were the years of exp
Anna Okon The prospects of job creation are much higher in the private than in the public sector, the President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Nike Akande, has said. Akande while speakin
Folashade Adebayo The Principal, Queen’s College, Lagos, Dr. Lami Amodu , has said that all efforts at transforming and taking the country to the next level may not be achieved if more attention is no

Recent News

Customs fire four deputy comptrollers, 25 other senior officers

Rasheed Bisiriyu and Anna Okon Less than a week after sacking 17 junior officers, the Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday announced the dismissal of 29 senior officers, including four deputy comptroll
Read Full Article

Deadline looming for Canada-EU trade pact, as Europeans push resistant Walloons

OTTAWA - They're listening carefully to the noisy argument spilling out of their neighbour's house — but for the moment they're giving the appearance of keeping their noses out of it. That essentiall
Read Full Article

NFL’s Josh Brown won’t return to Seattle real estate agency following domestic violence scandal

The New York Giants kicker, who once played for the Seahawks and still lives in the local area, had interned at JLL for each of the past two offseasons.
Read Full Article

‘Roz and Ray’: A dad and a doctor locked in battle for boys’ survival

An intriguing slice of medical history is dramatized in Karen Hartman’s new play, about the father of hemophiliac sons and the pediatrician trying to save them, on stage at Seattle Rep through Nov. 1
Read Full Article

Merkel says EU will consider measures against Russia if Aleppo strikes remain intensive

Merkel says EU summit did not focus on further discussions about anti-Russia sanctions
Read Full Article

EU summit urges Russia to end violence in Syria

EU will continue efforts to put pressure on Russia, European Council President Donald Tusk said
Read Full Article

‘Hundreds’ of jobseekers victims of 'recruitment scam'

Hundreds of vulnerable jobseekers may have been conned out of money as part of a recruitment scam, a BBC investigation finds.
Read Full Article

Donald Tusk: "It is clear that Russia strategy is to weaken the EU"

British Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined her Brexit intentions to European leaders.
Read Full Article

Study Shows Huge LTE Performance Difference Between Intel And Qualcomm Versions Of iPhone 7

You probably shouldn't buy an iPhone 7 with an Intel modem inside.
Read Full Article

Popular Finance

Getting the Super Rich to Pay Taxes

The fact that someone as rich as Donald Trump can pay no taxes is news to many. It’s not news to the super rich. The super rich have a standard way to avoid the taxman that doesn’t require losing a bi
Read Full Article

Bank rewards must promote good conduct: Fed's Dudley

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Banks need to continue to monitor the way they reward employees to ensure they promote good conduct, one of the top U.S. financial regulators said on Thursday.
Read Full Article

Michelle Obama: Trump 'is threatening the very idea of America itself'

Campaign 2016 updates: Trump says he'll accept the election results - if he wins Oct. 20, 2016, 3:45 p.m. Following the final debate, Donald Trump heads to the battleground state of Ohio Thursday.
Read Full Article

Loretta Sanchez says she got death threats after she voted against the Iraq War

Essential Politics: Obama praises Kamala Harris in new TV ad, Gavin Newsom talks about 2018 campaign for governor Oct. 20, 2016, 3:42 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California
Read Full Article

Officials find cross-border tunnel between Tijuana and San Diego

U.S. and Mexican authorities on Thursday confirmed the existence of a clandestine cross-border tunnel between Tijuana and San Diego. The tunnel’s entrance was found near Tijuana’s A.L. Rodríguez I
Read Full Article

Fighting intensifies as Iraqi special forces drive toward Mosul; U.S. soldier killed

The rocket flew low, kicking up dust before it smacked the ground in a fiery bloom just as the Islamic State suicide bomber gunned his car toward the Iraqi Kurdish fighters. Moments before, the Ku
Read Full Article

Takata air bag kills woman in Riverside County

The U.S. government is confirming another death due to the rupture of an air bag made by Takata Corp. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a 50-year-old woman died Sept. 30 in R
Read Full Article

Dodgers vs. Cubs live updates: Kenta Maeda takes on Jon Lester in Game 5 of the NLCS

Dodgers vs. Cubs live updates: Kenta Maeda takes on Jon Lester in Game 5 of the NLCS Oct. 20, 2016, 3:54 p.m. A pivotal game of the NLCS starts at 5:08 p.m. at Dodger Stadium. Follow along here as
Read Full Article

Rails wins fashion innovator award at Union Station runway event

Union Station, in all its Art Deco grandeur, stood sentinel over Los Angeles on Tuesday as travelers, Dodger fans, local commuters and (on this particular evening) a very fashionable crowd strolle
Read Full Article