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Liverpool agree £27m fee to sign Thiago Alcântara from Bayern

Liverpool agree £27m fee to sign Thiago Alcântara from Bayern

  Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign the midfielder Thiago Alcântara from Bayern Munich for €30m (£27.3m). Liverpool had been reluctant to pay that much for a 29-year-old with one year on his contract but…

Nigerian arrested in Houston for killing another Nigerian over $40 debt

Nigerian arrested in Houston for killing another Nigerian over $40 debt

  A 22-year-old Nigerian man identified as Ofon Phillip Idiong has been charged for killing his 22-year-old friend, Brian Njoku The deceased was owing the suspect $40(N15, 000) and had reportedly been trying to pay…

Here’s what you might have missed about NBC’s 6th amendment

Here’s what you might have missed about NBC’s 6th amendment

  Bryan Onoja The 6th edition of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code (NBC), has since its release, generated mixed reactions across various platforms. Sieving through the noise and having an in-depth look at the amendments, the…

Erica’s GoFundMe campaign hits $36,000

Erica’s GoFundMe campaign hits $36,000

*Bobrisky gives former Housemate N1m, also promises Dubai trip The GofundMe campaign launched for disqualified BB Naija housemate Erica Nlewedim has garnered $36,000 by Thursday morning. This represents about a third of the $100,000 target.…

Deadly storm leaves 550,000 without power in US

Deadly storm leaves 550,000 without power in US

  Tropical Storm Sally has left more than half a million Americans without power as its torrential rains and storm surges lashed the US Gulf coast. Sally weakened after it made landfall as a Category…

COVID-19 pushes New Zealand into worst recession in years

COVID-19 pushes New Zealand into worst recession in years

  New Zealand is in its deepest recession in decades, following strict measures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic which were widely praised. The country’s GDP shrank by 12.2% between April and June as the…

Dollar edges higher as Fed outlook lifts US yields

Dollar edges higher as Fed outlook lifts US yields

  The dollar firmed against major currencies on Thursday following the U.S. Federal Reserve’s upbeat assessment of the economic recovery and as its increased tolerance for higher inflation pushed Treasury yields higher. At its policy…

Vaccine alone cannot defeat Coronavirus, UN chief warns

Vaccine alone cannot defeat Coronavirus, UN chief warns

  UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that vaccines alone cannot defeat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Guterres gave the warning at a news conference in New York on Wednesday ahead of the UN General Assembly…

More than 200 naked inmates escape jail in Uganda

More than 200 naked inmates escape jail in Uganda

  Ugandan forces are searching for more than 200 naked prisoners who escaped jail, broke into an armoury, then stripped and fled into a remote wilderness area in the country’s north-east. At least three people…

LeBron James named All-NBA player for record-breaking 16th time

LeBron James named All-NBA player for record-breaking 16th time

  LeBron James now stands alone in All-NBA recognition history, getting there unanimously. James was revealed Wednesday as an All-NBA player for a record 16th time, breaking the mark he shared with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe…