News

US election: Pennsylvania judge halts election certification amid mail-in vote fight

  A Pennsylvania state court issued an injunction Wednesday blocking any potential further certification of election results in the state, pending a hearing to be held Friday. The order from Judge Patricia McCullough comes in the case brought by Pennsylvania voters including Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa., in which they allege that a state law allowing for no-excuse absentee voting […]

Business

World’s richest: Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates

  South African-born billionaire entrepreneur, Elon Musk, has overtaken Bill Gates as the second richest person in the world, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index. This is coming few weeks after Musk overtook Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to become the third-richest. However, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, remains number one in the rankings. Musk ranked 35th on the […]

Education

UI VC race crisis: Soldiers, DSS storm campus

  Sola Adeyemo, Ibadan Security agents, including soldiers, officers of the Department of State Services (DSS), Wednesday stormed the University of Ibadan ahead of the contentious selection of the next Vice Chancellor of the University. The tenure of the incumbent Vice-Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka, expires on November 30, while the new Vice-Chancellor is expected to assume […]

Sports Top Stories

JUST IN: Diego Maradona dies aged 60

  Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60. The Argentina legend underwent brain surgery at the start of November and his lawyer said he would continue to be treated for alcohol dependency. The 1986 World Cup winner had an emergency operation for a subdural hematoma, which is an accumulation of blood between a membrane and […]

Politics

Lagos East by-election: Movement to be restricted in five LGs 

  … INEC, Police identify flashpoints as CP reads riot act Wale Elegbede Ahead of the December 5 Lagos East by-election, vehicular movement in the five local governments of in the Kosofe, Ikorodu, Ibeji-Lekki, Epe and Somolu, will be restricted for the smooth conduct of the election. Speaking on Wednesday at the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee […]

Metro & Crime

LASG to LG Chairmen: Create jobs through environmental sanitation in your domains

  ….Tasks residents on tidy drainages Muritala Ayinla Disturbed by the increasing rate of poor environmental practices in some local governments, especially tertiary drainages across the state, the Lagos State government on Wednesday charged chairmen of local councils to consider generating employment through cleaning of drainages in their domain. The government, which said that challenges […]