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Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, was spat on by a waitress as he visited a popular upscale bar in Chicago Tuesday night during his visit to the city, but declined to press charges against the woman, according to The Trump Organization.

Donald Trump’s son alleges he was spat on in Florida, woman arrested

Eric Trump, the son of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Wednesday, alleged he was spat on as he visited a popular upscale bar in Chicago.
Charles Njagua Kanyi

Kenyan MP threaten foreigners, arrested

A Kenyan MP has been arrested after saying he would beat up foreign traders if they did not leave the country.
Egypt's football federation on Wednesday banned midfielder Amr Warda from playing in any further matches at the African Cup of Nations over mounting sexual harrasment allegations , AFP-File

Afcon: Egypt send midfielder home

Midfielder Amr Warda has been sent home from the Africa Cup of Nations for disciplinary reasons by hosts Egypt.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has begun full-scale investigation to ascertain the viral video of the helicopter that landed on the Benin-Ore Expressway on Sunday.

Nigeria probes how helicopter picked man stuck in traffic

Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, is probing the circumstances that led to a man being airlifted from a busy street in Benin City, capital of southwestern Edo State.
Desmond Afoah, a popular YouTube personality known as Etika who created Nintendo-centric videos, was found dead, the New York Police Department said today.

Popular YouTuber Desmond Afoah found dead

Desmond Afoah, a popular YouTube personality known as Etika who created Nintendo-centric videos, was found dead, the New York Police Department said today.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has identified goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, as the player that impressed him in Super Eagles’ 1-0 win over Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, on Saturday.

Afcon: Five things Super Eagles need to do against Guinea

Nigeria’s quest for a fourth African Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy continues in Alexandria, Egypt as the Super Eagles take on Guinea in their second Group B encounter on Wednesday.
US crude oil

Oil prices drop amid demand worries, but US-Iran tensions help

Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East.

Oil prices drop amid demand worries

Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East, Reuters reported.
Joel Tagueu

Afcon: Cameroon striker ruled out with heart problem

Defending champions Cameroon have been dealt a big blow barely 24 hours before they start their title defence at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egpyt.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar condemn coup attempt in Ethiopia

Former president Goodluck Jonathan, and a former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the general elections, Atiku Abubakar, have condemned the coup attempt in Ethiopia.
Burna Boy’s mother, Bose Ogulu got a rapturous response following an epic acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Monday.

BET Awards: Burna Boy’s mother shines with moving acceptance speech

Burna Boy’s mother Bose Ogulu got a rapturous response following an epic acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Monday.
A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.

Femi Otedola to invest $1 billion in Geregu power plant

A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.

London mayor calls US president ‘6 ft 3 child in White House’

London mayor Sadiq Khan has fired another insult to Donald Trump, describing him a “6ft 3 child in the White House”.

MMM ponzi scheme returns, woos Nigerians again

Notorious Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox (MMM), the Ponzi scheme which dashed the hope of over three million Nigerians in 2017, is back.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, June 12, 2017. (Sean Gallup-Getty Images)

Angela Merkel: Neo-Nazis must be tackled “without taboos”

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Germany must resist neo-Nazis “without any taboos” following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist.
An Italian aviation interior company, Aviointeriors, has designed SkyRider seats or standing seats for a new ‘Ultra-Basic Economy’ class on planes.

Airlines mull standing seats for travellers looking for cheapest fare

An Italian aviation interior company, Aviointeriors, has designed SkyRider seats or standing seats for a new ‘Ultra-Basic Economy’ class on planes.
[FILES] US Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin walks in the Rose Garden of the White House after listening to US President Donald Trump speak during an event in Washington, DC, June 14, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

US poised to tighten sanctions on Iran over terror financing

The United States is set to increase pressure on Iran for failing to head off funds to terrorists, threatening new sanctions if Tehran fails to comply, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday.
Kensington Palace shared an image of a VERY smiley Prince William on a visit to Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary in Tazmania last year. Kensingtonroyal-Instagram

Britain’s Prince William celebrates 37th birthday

Prince William, second in line to the British throne, is celebrating his 37th birthday in private on Friday.

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Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.

Real Madrid’s plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius

Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.

NIRSAL facilitates N2 billion loan to boost cocoa export in Ondo

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is providing Agro Traders Limited, a Cocoa processing and export company in Ondo State, with 50% Credit Risk Guarantee (CTG) for N2 billion working capital to export 22,000 metric tons of cocoa.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army kills 24 criminals, arrests 61

1 Division Nigerian Army on Wednesday said, it has killed 24 criminal elements during its operation Harbin Kunama III in Kano, Kaduna and Niger states within one month of operation.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Deputy speaker urges workers to make Nass conducive for lawmakers

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Idris Wase, has urged workers in the National Assembly to create an enabling working environment for members of the federal parliament.

Itse Sagay: Senators’ monthly pay is N15 million

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President.