• $25bn Contracts: Kachikwu Silent After Meeting With Buhari
$25bn Contracts: Kachikwu Silent After Meeting With Buhari

The Senate committee is to be chaired by Aliyu Wamako while its members include Tayo Alasoadura, Akpan Bassey, Samuel Anyanwu, and Ahmed Ogembe. Baru was also accused of making appointments following the same pattern and trying to sabotage the successes recorded in the oil sector.

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  • Construction Worker Shot Foreman Then Self, NYPD Says
Construction Worker Shot Foreman Then Self, NYPD Says

Almost two hours later, at about 8:45 a.m., the alleged shooter was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the fifth floor, police said. Police initially responded to reports of an active shooter at the site, but quickly determined it was an incident of workplace violence, police said.

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  • Trump Meets Las Vegas Shooting Victims & First Responders
Trump Meets Las Vegas Shooting Victims & First Responders

He said the authorities were "learning a lot more" about the gunman, Stephen Paddock , and that more details would be "announced at an appropriate time". President Donald Trump is open to considering legislation that would ban " bump stocks " - a firearm accessory used to more rapidly fire rounds - but wants to hear more information on the mat...

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  • Security guard sets nursery on fire, kills 5 toddlers
Security guard sets nursery on fire, kills 5 toddlers

Authorities have identified the security guard as 50-year-old Damiao Soares dos Santos . There were 80 children in the day care when the incident happened, and the police have confirmed four children and a teacher have died, while nine others are in a critical condition.

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  • HHS rolls back mandate that employers provide birth control
HHS rolls back mandate that employers provide birth control

On the campaign trail, Trump had promised to grant relief from the mandate to the objecting parties. This led to what could be called "resistance" and court rulings, including at SCOTUS, that did not go well for the Obamacare attempted hegemony.

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  • GST Council Meeting to be Held Tomorrow: What's on the Board?
GST Council Meeting to be Held Tomorrow: What's on the Board?

Govt will work towards implementing exporters' e-wallet by April 1. Traders will now have to pay fixed tax rate between 1% - 5% under the composition scheme . - Diesel engine parts will now attract 18 per cent GST instead of 28 per cent earlier. Also, salwar suit in a three-piece set has been classified as fabric and 5 per cent GST would be le...

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  • Treasury Department Inquiry Finds Mnuchin Spent $800000 on Seven Military Flights
Treasury Department Inquiry Finds Mnuchin Spent $800000 on Seven Military Flights

It said that Mr. Mnuchin had asked for a Gulfstream 550 military jet in case the runway at Fort Knox was wet and because a plane with "communications capabilities is requested in the event that the secretary's participation on a call during travel arises".

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  • British Prime Minister insists she has
British Prime Minister insists she has "full support" of Cabinet

In the closing speech of her party's annual conference that was overshadowed by splits in her top team of ministers and recriminations after a botched June election, May will try to take charge and reset an agenda dominated by the complex talks to leave the European Union .

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  • Las Vegas shooter's father was on the FBI's most wanted list
Las Vegas shooter's father was on the FBI's most wanted list

Eric Paddock described his brother as peaceful, saying he moved back to the red desert hills of Nevada because gambling is legal there and he hated Central Florida's humidity. The shooting started around 10:08 p.m. local time . He was not injured. On Sunday evening, Paddock had opened fire to concert visitors during a country concert in Las Veg...

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  • Turkish Archaeologists Claim to Solve Mystery of Santa Claus's Burial Place
Turkish Archaeologists Claim to Solve Mystery of Santa Claus's Burial Place

Many stories have emerged about Nicholas' generosity, with these tales eventually helping to form the mythology of the modern Santa Claus . Experts believe that the grave of St. However, scientists are now wondering whether the wrong bones were stolen. Karabayram said that the bones that were smuggled to Bari may have been the remains of anot...

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  • Las Vegas shooter also researched Boston, Chicago locations
Las Vegas shooter also researched Boston, Chicago locations

The rooms in Paddock's name both looked down on the main stage and surrounding areas of Grant Park. "Modern rooms beckon with immaculate views of Lake Michigan and Grant Park", according to the hotel's website. He killed 58 and injured more than 500 before committing suicide. The room, which goes for $590 a night, was given to Paddock for fre...

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  • Wilco Releases Cover Of Tom Petty Song
Wilco Releases Cover Of Tom Petty Song "The Waiting"

BLOCK: When you listen to Heartbreakers songs, you can tell from the very first notes what song they are. Petty, best known for his roots-infused rock music, carved a career as a solo artist as well as with his band The Heartbreakers and as part of supergroup The Traveling Wilburys .

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  • Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. investigated for felony fraud
Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr. investigated for felony fraud

Donlad Trump Jr . and Ivanka Trump were reportedly nearly indicted on a felony fraud charge five years ago for deceptively advertising their hotel and condo development, but the case was suddenly dropped after a lawyer with deep pockets stepped in.

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  • Atsu withdraws from Ghana squad with injury
Atsu withdraws from Ghana squad with injury

This comes at a time when coach James Appiah Kwesi dropped brothers Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew, claiming he wanted to give chance to upcoming players. "We do not care who is coming, and who is not coming to play against us on Saturday". The 56-year-old explained his reasons for dropping a handful of stars from Ghana's squad for the Uganda clash.

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  • EU Says Not Enough Progress In Brexit Talks For Next Phase
EU Says Not Enough Progress In Brexit Talks For Next Phase

MEPs have voted to block Brexit negotiations moving to the next phase on the UK's future relationship with the EU. On Tuesday, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Britain must give more details about what kind of divorce terms it's willing to accept before talks can begin on t...

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  • SP elects Akhilesh Yadav as National President for 5 years
SP elects Akhilesh Yadav as National President for 5 years

The Samajwadi Party announces the election of Akhilesh Yadav as its national president on Thursday at party's national convention at Agra . He said that Akhilesh would leave for Agra from Lucknow by road in the morning and party workers will welcome him on the way.

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  • Yogi Adityanath: CPI-M shields killers, promotes 'jihadi terrorism' in Kerala
Yogi Adityanath: CPI-M shields killers, promotes 'jihadi terrorism' in Kerala

BJP Kerala state president Kummanam Rajasekharan told the media that Shah could not participate in the party march as he had to attend a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Sat Sharma, while addressing, criticised Kerala Government for its indifference towards ever increasing number of attacks on activists and their families affiliated w...

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  • Horner confident in Red Bull speed
Horner confident in Red Bull speed

Trailing Hamilton by 28 points, the qualifying upset dealt yet another big blow to Vettel's championship hopes, a fortnight after the 30-year-old crashed out of the last race in Singapore on the opening lap. And you'd also be trying to figure out the engine/turbocharger problems that afflicted your man in qualifying and made him start from the ...

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  • Rafael Nadal marches into China Open quarters
Rafael Nadal marches into China Open quarters

John Isner , the number six seed, also pulled off a routine 6-2 6-3 victory over Tunisian qualifier Malek Jaziri, although two of the American's unseeded compatriots bowed out. Cirstea follows fellow Romanian Simona Halep into the quarter-finals after the second seed sent Maria Sharapova packing on Wednesday. She will play Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko...

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  • US Africa Command confirms 3 soldiers killed, 2 injured in Niger attack
US Africa Command confirms 3 soldiers killed, 2 injured in Niger attack

US President Donald Trump was briefed by John Kelly, White House Chief Staff while he was flying back from LA after meeting the bereaved families who lost their loved ones in the mass killing by Stephen Paddock. - Said Anthony Falvo, U.S. Navy Lt. Cdr.in a statement released to an Associated Press. "The US military has largely played a supporting r...

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