South Korea earthquake halts major exam for university entry

South Korea has delayed its nationwide college entrance exam for the first time ever, after the country was struck by an earthquake on Wednesday. Students and parents usually spend months preparing for the crucial exam. The 5.4 magnitude tremor hit Continue reading South Korea earthquake halts major exam for university entry

Buhari’s govt lacks political will to fight corruption- Falana

Human Rights Lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration lacked the political will needed to fight corruption. He said this on Friday on the topic:”Restructuring, Pros and Cons: The place of the Nigerian youth” at the Continue reading Buhari’s govt lacks political will to fight corruption- Falana

FG budgets N158m for generator fuel, others at power ministry

The Federal Government is proposing to spend a total of N158m for the maintenance and fuelling of generators at the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. According to the budget proposal for the ministry in the 2018 Appropriation Bill Continue reading FG budgets N158m for generator fuel, others at power ministry

Defiant Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has made his first public appearance since the country’s army took over on Wednesday. He attended a graduation ceremony in the capital, Harare. Mr Mugabe had been under house arrest for days. The army made its Continue reading Defiant Mugabe Makes First Public Appearance

UPDATE: Apology after Japanese train departs 20 seconds early

A rail company in Japan has apologised after one of its trains departed 20 seconds early. In a statement, the company said the train had been scheduled to leave at 9:44:40 local time but left at 9:44:20. The mistake happened Continue reading UPDATE: Apology after Japanese train departs 20 seconds early

Senators: Kushner ‘withheld WikiLeaks and Russia emails’

White House senior aide Jared Kushner failed to disclose emails he received about WikiLeaks and “a Russian backdoor overture” in 2016, senators have said. Two senators sent Mr Kushner a letter demanding additional documents as part of an ongoing investigation Continue reading Senators: Kushner ‘withheld WikiLeaks and Russia emails’

Vancouver driver had phone and tablet tied to steering wheel

A Canadian man took distracted driving to a new level by setting up his own entertainment system on his steering wheel with string. He was caught when a traffic officer spotted him wearing headphones and noticed a tablet and mobile Continue reading Vancouver driver had phone and tablet tied to steering wheel

Serena Williams Marries Millionaire Alexis Ohanian

SERENA Williams married her millionaire fiance Alexis Ohanian in a lavish ceremony in New Orleans in front of A-list guests including Beyonce and Kim Kardashian. The tennis champ, 36, threw a Beauty and the Beast-themed bash and held a cocktail Continue reading Serena Williams Marries Millionaire Alexis Ohanian

China appears to have crossed Trump on North Korea

After a 12-day trip to Asia where President Donald Trump stressed his friendship and mutual understanding with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing appears to have crossed Trump on a key issue — North Korea. At every turn during his trip, Continue reading China appears to have crossed Trump on North Korea