Thomson Reuters In Talks With Blackstone Over $17bn Offer

US private equity firm Blackstone Group LP is in advanced talks to buy an approximate 55% stake in the financial and risk business of Thomson Reuters Corp for more than

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DRC Journalist Detained, Accused Of “Compromising” President Over Bread Truck Photos

New York, January 25, 2018–Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should investigate and bring to justice those responsible for the harassment and detention of Willy Akonda, a reporter with

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UNICEF Begs For $3.6 Billion In Humanitarian Aids To Bail Out 48 Million Children

UNICEF on Tuesday appealed for $3.6 billion to provide lifesaving humanitarian assistance to 48 million children living through conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies in 51 countries in 2018. Around

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Buhari Has Improved On Nigeria Transportation System, Amaechi Tells Dudley College Delegation

By Ayobami Joel, Abuja Nigeria’s Minister of transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for improving on the nation’s transportation system. Speaking when he received a delegation from

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Andrew McCabe, FBI Deputy Director, Quits After Trump Criticism

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s deputy director, whom US President Donald Trump repeatedly accused of political bias, has resigned. Andrew McCabe was forced to step down ahead of his official

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Police Say Calm Has Returned To Crises Communities In Benue

The Benue Police Commissioner, Mr Fatai Owoseni, on Monday said normalcy had been restored in all the communities attacked by herdsmen and appealed to residents to stop fleeing their homes.

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AU Says Strife-torn Libya Becoming Haven For Criminals, Terrorist Networks

African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui has said chaos in Libya is allowing criminal and terrorist networks to thrive, a news report said on Monday. Chergui,

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Liverpool Won’t Sign Coutinho Replacement In January, Klopp Says

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp on Monday said his club would not be able to replace Philippe Coutinho in the current transfer window. The German added that he needs to use

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Weather Report For Tuesday 30, 2018

NORTHERN STATES: Thick dust haze conditions are expected over most parts of this region during the forecast period. Day and Night temperature values are expected to be in the range

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N5 Trillion Subsidy Probe: Senate Enraged As Adeosun, Emefiele, Ibas, Ali Shun Committee

By Ayobami Joel, Abuja Nigerian Senate on Monday has expressed displeasure over the disappearance of top government officials at the public hearing on the investigation of over N5 trillion subsidy

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