US Secretary of States, Hilary Clinton

Clinton visits Nigeria to discuss security, corruption

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected in Nigeria on Thursday with insecurity and corruption, two issues that have plagued Nigeria being top on her agenda. Clinton will discuss the attacks by  Northern Nigeria based  militant group Boko Haram, whose activities have disrupted the peace and economy of that part of the country. She […]

Sometimes fate has a way of SMILING at us

Man deposits fake $95,000 cheque, bank cashes it

It was a cheque, made out in my name, for $95,093.35 and it came in a junk-mail letter from a get-rich-quick company. It was worthless, meant only as a financial tease, a lip-licking come-on. “This is how much money you could soon be making.” What it was never meant for was deposit. But that’s exactly […]

Matthias Steiner came but got what he didn't bargain for!

Weightlifter Matthias Steiner drops 196kg on head

Germany’s Beijing Olympic champion Matthias Steiner pulled out of the men’s super heavyweight weightlifting final on Tuesday after receiving a blow to the head from the falling bar when his arms buckled under a 196kg snatch lift. In a sickening moment while trying to lift a whopping 196kg with his second lift in the snatch […]


Usain Bolt turns attention to 200m

Usain Bolt has little time to bask in his extraordinary 100 metres victory as the Jamaican now turns his attention to the event he loves the most, the 200m, where once again he is aiming to break new ground. On Sunday, the Jamaican became the only man to cross the line first in two 100m […]


NASA rover Curiosity makes historic Mars landing

NASA’s Mars science rover Curiosity performed a daredevil descent through pink Martian skies late on Sunday to clinch an historic landing inside an ancient crater, ready to search for signs the Red Planet may once have harbored key ingredients for life. Mission controllers burst into applause and cheers as they received signals confirming that the […]

Use honey to ease your child’s night-time cough

A spoonful of honey before bed may help little kids with a cough – and their parents – sleep through the night, a new study suggests. Parents also reported that after giving honey to kids, their coughing was less frequent and less severe. Coughs are one of the most common reasons kids go to the […]

Traffic jam at Alaka on Funsho Williams Road, Lagos as a result of a fallen truck

Eating while driving, a jail-able crime in Lagos

Lagos State,Nigeria’s economic hub, considered chaotic by many, is being infused with a new traffic law which seeks to restore a semblance of sanity and orderliness. The new traffic law, among others prohibits drivers from eating, as well as from making or receiving telephone calls while on wheel. It likewise out-rightly restricts motorcycles, popularly called […]