Trump says North Korea sanctions just the beginning

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday described the latest batch of UN-backed sanctions against North Korea as a “very small step” that must lead to tougher measures. Sustaining a tough tone in the face of North Korea’s missile and nuclear weapons tests, Trump indicated that he would continue to press for sanctions designed to make the regime recalculate its strategy. “We think it’s just another very small step – not a big deal,” Trump said of the sanctions agreed Monday evening. The Security Council unanimously slapped a ban on textile…

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Apple unveils glass-body iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

Apple unveiled three new iPhone models on Tuesday, including a top-of-line handset described as “the biggest leap forward” since the original iPhone 10 years ago. Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced the premium iPhone X — pronounced 10 — as well as a new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Cook, speaking at the first event at the new campus theater named for the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, said the latest flagship handset is a milestone for the company a decade after the first iPhone release. “Ten years later it…

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Buhari’s cabinet needs fresh blood – Lawyer

A Suleja based lawyer, Mr Umar Musa, on Tuesday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to reshuffle his cabinet to ensure efficiency and qualitative service delivery to Nigerians. Musa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Suleja that bringing people with fresh ideas into the federal executive council would serve as catalyst for development of the country. “The desired development Nigerians have been clamouring for will only be reality if new hands are brought in to assist Mr President in providing good democratic governance.’’ He explained that there are several Nigerians…

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President Muhammadu Buhari hosts Ghanaian President in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Ghanaian President, who is on an official visit to Nigeria, arrived the Presidential Villa at about 3.28p.m. The closed door meeting was holding at the new Banquet Hall in the State House as at the time of filing this report. The Ghanaian President was received by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo when he visited the country on Aug. 1 to deliver a lecture…

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Andrew David Willson kills mum for puppy in U.S.

Andrew David Willson, a teenager from Michigan, United States (U.S.) has killed his mother for not letting him have a puppy. Willson, 19, shot his mum last week on the back head while she was asleep. Police say he was arrested Friday and denied bond was charged with murder and firearm possession. Willson called police just before 7 a.m. Friday saying he found his mother, Lisa Marie Willson, dead in their Williamston home. According to Fox News, officers found the 51-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the back of…

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Flood displaces 10,000 families in Kogi

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on Tuesday said that no fewer than 10,000 families had been displaced by flooding in seven local government areas of the state. Bello, who spoke during a tour of flood ravaged areas of Lokoja, listed the affected local governments to include Lokoja, Ibaji, Igalamela -Odolu, Ajaokuta, Kogi and Bassa. He said that farmers were particularly hard hit as they lost their houses, farmlands and livestock to the floods. The governor said that many communities in the state were always at the receiving end anytime…

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3 passengers arrested for causing panic on Air Peace flight

Air Peace has confirmed that three passengers were on Monday taken away by security agents for interrogation after they disrupted and delayed its 6:30 Lagos-Abuja flight for three hours. The airline’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr Chris Iwarah, on Tuesday in Lagos, said security personnel from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) had to be invited to restore order in a statement he released to newsmen. He said: “We wish to confirm and set the records straight regarding the unruly and disruptive conduct of three passengers (two men and a…

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Police decorate newly-promoted officers in Calabar

The Police Command in Cross River on Tuesday decorated 145 newly- promoted officers with their new ranks. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Hafiz Inuwa, who decorated the officers at the Police Mess in Calabar, said that the promotion was in line with the recommendation of the Inspector-General of Police. Inuwa explained that the Police Service Commission (PSC) had approved the IGP’s recommendation and promoted the offcers. According to him, the promotion will boost the morale of the officers in tackling all forms of crimes and illegality in the state. “We…

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Over 500 die in Congo cholera outbreak – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday said more than 500 people have so far died in cholera epidemic sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo. The world body said in a statement that outbreaks of the water-borne disease occur regularly in Congo, mainly due to poor sanitation and the lack of access to clean drinking water. It stated that this year’s epidemic, which hit at least 10 urban areas including Kinshasa, was particularly disturbing as about 1.4 million people were displaced by violence in the central Kasai region. The WHO said…

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Kanye West, Kim Kardashian spends $2M to protect surrogate mother

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian aren’t taking any chances on the surrogate mother of their third child as they have placed an all round the clock security on her. According to Sun, the sum of nearly $2M have been spent on the security detail of the surrogate mother to guarantee her safety and keep her away from the eyes of the public. “Kim and Kanye have rented a place about an hour outside LA in a very nondescript suburb in a middle-class neighborhood for their surrogate“, an insider source on…

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