Catalonia Secession: Barcelona could join EPL

Barcelona may have to play in Italy, France or the Premier League if Catalonia gains independence from Spain, according to Catalonia’s minister of sport Gerard Figueras. Spain’s prime minister Mariano has insisted that Sunday’s referendum “won’t happen” after ballot boxes were seized by police and the vote was declared illegal …

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Presidential declaration: Fayose’s commissioners arrested

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it has arrested Ekiti state commissioner for finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the accountant-general, Mrs O.O Owolabi. They were arrested today in Abuja, during an event by Governor Ayodele Fayose, in which he declared his presidential aspiration in the 2019 …

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Facebook collusion: Zuckerberg knocks President Trump

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has fired back at US President Donald Trump after he accused the leading social network of being “always anti-Trump.” Zuckerberg rejected the notion, countering that Facebook is working to ensure “free and fair elections” with an online platform that does not favor one side over another. …

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BREAKING: Bayern Munich Sack Carlo Ancelotti

The Bavarians are three points off the pace in the Bundesliga and are now on the hunt for a new boss. Ancelotti was summoned for crisis talks back in Germany today after the loss in which Edinson Cavani, Dani Alves and Neymar scored for the French giants. A press conference …

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Drone detects heartbeat and breathing rates

Researchers at the University of South Australia have developed drones that can remotely measure heart and breathing rates. Image-processing systems combined with specially created algorithms allow the drones to detect vital signs in several people at once, while they are moving. The drones could be deployed in nursing homes, on …

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WHO – 25.5 million unsafe abortions performed annually

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said dangerous methods were used in nearly half of the 55.7 million abortions carried out each year globally. A WHO study shows that anti-abortion laws raise health risks for women. According to research by WHO and the Guttmacher Institute, a U.S. reproductive health …

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UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2017

UBA Foundation, the CRS arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, invites applications from Senior Secondary school students in Nigeria for: Title: UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2017 Summary The competition which is a follow up on the Foundation’s Read Africa Initiative, provides a competitive platform to develop …

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