Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Nigeria's No 1 building construction company "Concurrent Construction Company"

Concurrent Construction Company Nig is one of the fastest growing construction company in the southeast of Nigeria and the best as far as construction company in Nigeria is concern, the terms and conditions of the company is so affordable like wise the building cost.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mekon P with another hit single "Beautiful Lady" ft Lady NK

Finally he is back again, the popular music artiste from Enugu MEKON P is back with this hit single "Beautiful Lady" ft LADY NK. You cant afford to miss this one, download and share with your loved one's. More music coming your way from the tables of Dreamnewz blog.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Iraqi families sell organs to overcome poverty

Om Hussein

Om Hussein is a mother close to breaking point. Along with her husband and their four young children, she is struggling with poverty like millions of other Iraqis.
Her husband, Ali, is unemployed. He is diabetic and has heart problems. She has been the breadwinner for the past nine years, eking out a living as a housemaid. But she is now exhausted, and can no longer work.

Kenya hospital offers free cancer therapy for 400 Ugandans

Radiotherapy machine

A Kenyan hospital is to provide free cancer treatment to 400 patients from Uganda as the neighbouring country's only radiotherapy machine has broken.
The Aga Khan University Hospital said it would do all it could to help and encouraged others to do the same.

US ambassador to UN Samantha Power's convoy kills Cameroon boy

Samantha Power, centre, arrives at Minawao Refugee Camp in northern Cameroon, Monday, April 18, 2016

The US ambassador to the UN has expressed her "great sorrow" after her motorcade accidentally hit and killed a seven-year-old boy in Cameroon.
Samantha Power was in Cameroon to show US support for the campaign against militant Islamist group Boko Haram when the accident happened on Monday.

Koh-i-noor: India says it still wants return of priceless diamond

A replica of the Koh-i-Noor, displayed in India

The Indian government says it is still seeking to reclaim the priceless Koh-i-noor diamond from Britain, despite the Supreme Court being told otherwise.
The gem came into British hands in the 19th Century and is part of the Crown Jewels on show at the Tower of London.

Ecuador earthquake: Aid agencies step up efforts

A Ecuadorian family sleeps outside following a powerful earthquake

Aid agencies are stepping up help following Saturday's devastating earthquake in Ecuador, amid concerns over the conditions faced by survivors.
Thousands of people were left homeless, making them vulnerable to dirty drinking water and disease.

Friday, March 18, 2016

A few things you probably didn’t know about PSquare

As a musical group, the Okoye twins – Peter and Paul – have come a long way. After ruling the entertainment scene in Nigeria and Africa for about 14 years, winning many laurels in the process, it is unthinkable that they are about to tear the union apart at a time that the group has almost evolved into an institution.

Worker dies after falling 53 storeys at Los Angeles building site

Wilshire Grand Tower on South Figueroa Street where a worker fell to his death

An electrician has died after falling 53 storeys from a construction site in Los Angeles.
Police were quoted as saying the man struck the rear of a car on Wilshire Boulevard when he fell.

South Africa Gupta row: ANC's Mantashe warns of 'mafia state'

A student holds a placard reading 'A placard with 'Zuma must fall' outside the Luthuli House, the ANC headquarters, on October 22, 2015, in Johannesburg
South Africa risks turning into a "mafia state", a senior governing party official has warned, as pressure grows on President Jacob Zuma over his links with a wealthy family.
Gwede Mantashe made the comments after deputy Finance Minister Mcebesi Jonas alleged the Gupta family had offered him a government promotion.

Nokia: Life after the fall of a mobile phone giant

Nokia town
Image captionNokia, the name of a Finnish town that became synonymous with a global technology giant
On the face of it the small Finnish town of Nokia looks wholly unremarkable. A few squat blocks of flats are nestled in the winter snow, and along the heavily gritted main road is a small strip of shops, restaurants and a discount supermarket.

Cameroon sentences 89 Boko Haram fighters to death

Boko Haram fighters

Cameroon has sentenced 89 members of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram to death, local media report.
They were convicted on terror charges by a military court for their roles in several attacks in Cameroon's northern region which borders Nigeria.

Man Utd v Liverpool: Uefa charges both clubs after Old Trafford trouble

Breaking news

Manchester United and Liverpool have been charged by Uefa following crowd trouble during the Europa League last-16 second leg at Old Trafford.

Rival fans were seen fighting in the stands, seats were thrown and flares were lit at Thursday's match, during which five men were arrested.

North Korea fires ballistic missiles, US officials say

A multiple launch rocket system is test fired in this undated photo released by North Korea's KCNA agency. Photo: 4 March 2016

North Korea has test-fired two ballistic missiles, the latest in a series of rocket launches.
US officials said the medium-range missiles, launched off the east coast, flew about 800km (500 miles) before falling into the water.

China columnist Jia Jia 'goes missing' en route to HK

Screenshot of Apple Daily report on the disappearance of Beijing-based columnist Jia Jia

A Beijing-based columnist has gone missing while on his way to Hong Kong, his lawyer has told the BBC.
No-one has had contact with Jia Jia since Tuesday night when he was set to board his flight. His wife has reported him missing.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Museveni rival Kizza Besigye arrested over protest march

besigye arrested

Uganda's main opposition leader Kizza Besigye has been taken into police custody after vowing to lead a protest march against President Yoweri Museveni's election victory.
Mr Besigye was bundled into a police van when he tried to leave his home, where he had been under house arrest.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Berlin film festival: Fire at Sea wins Golden Bear

Gianfranco Rosi accepts the Golden Bear from Meryl Streep, 20 Feb

Fire at Sea, a documentary about Europe's migrant crisis, has won the Golden Bear award for best movie at the Berlin Film Festival.
Gianfranco Rosi's harrowing movie depicts life on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa.

MWC 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7 restores expandable storage

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung's latest flagship phones restore a couple of popular features dropped from the previous generation.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge both accept MicroSD cards, allowing their storage to be expanded, and can also be submerged underwater.

Boy, 4, jailed for life over four ‘murders’ committed when he was one

AN EGYPTIAN four-year-old boy has been sentenced to life in jail for committing four murders when he was aged only one year old.

Banks are loaning too much to people who can’t pay it back

A WOMAN is staring down the bankruptcy barrel at just 24 and she’s not the only one.
An explosive 60 Minutes investigation, which airs on Channel 9 on Sunday, has discovered banks are irresponsibly loaning large amounts of money to people who just can’t pay it back due to a collapse in the property market.

Notorious criminal Peter Walker is back in jail

A NOTORIOUS killer is back in jail after years of living in freedom.
Crime is the one thing that Peter Walker has always known.
He started off committing petty thefts but as he grew older, his law-breaking became much more wicked.

‘Frustrated’ passenger strips off in Stansted airport in protest at flight delays

A FEMALE passenger on her way to a job interview in Barcelona became so exasperated by the slow security procedures at London’s Stansted Airport that she started to strip off — before being arrested.

Albino girl, five, kidnapped and killed by bandits who cut off her arm for 'WITCHCRAFT'

Kazungu Kassim (R), head of a Burundi albino association, listens to proceedings inside a courtroom in Ruyigi, eastern Burundi, May 28, 2009. Prosecutors in Burundi on Thursday asked for life sentences for three people on trial for allegedly murdering albinos to sell their body parts for use in witchcraft

A FIVE-year-old albino girl has been kidnapped and killed by gunmen – who cut off her arm to use in WITCHCRAFT, it is feared.

The bandits stormed into the child's home in Burundi in the early hours of Wednesday morning, attacking her parents before abducting her.

UN climate chief Christiana Figueres to step down


The UN's top climate diplomat, Christiana Figueres, has said she will leave her post in July.
Ms Figueres said she would not accept an extension of her appointment which finishes this summer.

No special centre for 2016 UTME, says JAMB

Lagos –  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Sunday,  said it would not create any special centre for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The UTME, which will be Computer Base Test (CBT) mode all through, is expected to begin on Monday, Feb. 29.

World's oldest president, Mugabe turns 92

The world’s oldest leader, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turned 92 on Sunday, with no
 plans to step down as feuding over his successors threatens to tear his ruling ZANU-PF apart. The
veteran leader will mark the day with a public celebration on Saturday. Last year’s party was a massive feast with several elephants slaughtered and seven gigantic birthday cakes,

India tribal activist Soni Sori attacked with chemicals

Soni Sori in hospital

A prominent Indian tribal rights activist has been attacked with a chemical substance in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
Soni Sori said men on a motorcycle had stopped her car, forced her to get out and thrown liquid on her face. Doctors told police it was not acid.

North Korea new army chief after Ri Yong-gil 'execution'

Photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on 21 February 21 shows Kim Jong-un (C) inspecting a flight drill of fighter pilots at an undisclosed location.

Ri Myong-su has been named army chief in North Korea, days after unconfirmed reports that his predecessor, Ri Yong-gil, had been executed.
State news agency KCNA mentioned his new role in its reporting on activities of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Cyclone Winston wreaks destruction in Fiji

A service station lays in ruin after Cyclone Winston swept through the town of Ba on Fiji's Viti Levu Island

Authorities in Fiji are assessing the damage after the most powerful storm left at least five people dead.
Cyclone Winston brought winds of over 320km/h (200mph), torrential rain and waves of up to 12m (40ft).
It destroyed hundreds of homes and cut electricity lines. There are reports of entire villages flattened.

CAR presidential election: Faustin Touadera declared winner

Central African Republic second round presidential winner Faustin Touadera in Bangui (14 February 2016)

Former Prime Minister Faustin Touadera has been elected president of the Central African Republic in a run-off contest seen as an important step towards restoring peace.

Australia relents over mother and child deportation

Protesters outside Brisbane's Lady Cilento Children's Hospital, 21 February

The Australian government has announced that a baby being treated for burns in a Brisbane hospital will not be sent back to an asylum seekers' detention camp on the Pacific island of Nauru.

Syria conflict: Homs car bombings kill 46, says monitor

Wrecked cars in Homs, Syria following a double car bombing

At least 46 people have been killed in a double car bombing in the Syrian city of Homs, a monitoring group has said.
Most of the dead appear to be civilians, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

CBN recovers N6.2bn excess charges from banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Saturday said it has recovered about N6.2bn from Deposit Money Banks as excessive charges imposed on their customers in 2015.
The apex bank in a statement issued by the Director,Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Alh Muazu Ibrahim warned banks against imposing illegal charges on their customers.

EU referendum: Cameron sets June date for UK vote

Vote Leave

The UK will vote on whether to remain in the EU on Thursday 23 June, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
The prime minister made his historic announcement in Downing Street after briefing the cabinet.

Babies exposed to paracetamol are more likely to develop asthma, new study suggests

WOMEN who take paracetamol during pregnancy may be putting their baby at risk of developing asthma as a child, a new study suggests.

Zika virus: Pregnant women in Latin America beg for abortion pills

PREGNANT women in Latin America scared of giving birth to babies disabled by the mosquito-borne Zika virus are clamouring for abortion pills — which are mostly illegal in their countries.

California board rejects measure specifying condom use in porn

ONE after another, scores of people who make porn films for a living pleaded their case to California workplace safety officials: Don’t force condoms or safety goggles or other devices designed to stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases on them because those devices will simply stop people from watching porn films and soon they’ll have no jobs at all.

Why are America’s most privileged teens killing themselves?

WHEN the teen suicide toll hit five times the national average for the second time around, Palo Alto, finally, knew it had a problem.
Now, the powerful US Center for Disease Control (CDC) has sent a team into the one of America’s wealthiest suburbs to find out why it’s brightest, most privileged teens are killing themselves.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Pope Francis questions Donald Trump's Christianity

Donald Trump family photo

The Pope has questioned US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's Christianity over his call to build a border wall with Mexico.
Pope Francis said "a person who thinks only about building walls... and not of building bridges, is not Christian".

Letter from Africa: How to insult a politician

Jacob Zume

In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene, a former government minister and member of the opposition, explains how a politician should be insulted.
We are not quite sure here in Ghana what to make of the drama that President Jacob Zuma faces when he goes to parliament to deliver his State of the Nation Address.

Barack Obama imposes new North Korea sanctions

President Obama

President Obama has signed off new expanded sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear programme, weeks after it launched a long-range rocket.
The country has refused to stop its nuclear programme and the bill was easily passed last week by Congress.

India top court refuses to hear bail plea of JNU student leader

An Indian activist wearing the mask of Indian revolutionary Bhagat Singh along with other Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students and their supporters participate in a protest march in New Delhi, India, 18 February 2016.

India's top court has declined to hear a bail plea of a student leader charged with sedition, saying that to do so would send the message that lower courts were "incapable".
However, it transferred Kanhaiya Kumar's bail plea to the Delhi high court, saying that the atmosphere in the trial court was "not proper".

Kenya hunts for escaped Nairobi lions

A lion looking towards Nairobi, Kenya

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is hunting for at least four lions which have escaped from Nairobi National Park bordering the capital, Nairobi.
They escaped not long after midnight and were spotted on main roads in the city by morning.

Apple apologises for iPhone 'error 53' and issues fix

Apple has now issued a software update that will restore disabled phones

Apple has said sorry to iPhone customers whose phones were disabled after third-party repairs, and issued a fix for the problem.
Some users found that their iPhone stopped working following servicing by a non-Apple technician and saw an "error 53" message in iTunes.

Ghana bus crash near Kintampo kills at least 71

Site of crash

The number of people killed when a bus crashed into a truck in northern Ghana has risen to 71, medical officials say.
The Metro Mass Transit coach reportedly collided head-on with a cargo truck carrying tomatoes near the town of Kintampo on Wednesday evening.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Canada man missing for 30 years found after remembering identity

Artists depictions of missing Canadian man Edgar Latulip

A Canadian man who disappeared 30 years ago is set to be reunited with his family after remembering his identity, Canadian media reported.
Edgar Latulip was 21 when he went missing from a home for disabled people in Ontario province.

Giulio Regeni: Funeral held for Italian student killed in Cairo

Pall bearers carry the coffin containing the body of Giulio Regeni during the funeral service in Fiumicello (Udine) (12 February 2016)

The funeral of an Italian student found dead in Cairo has been held in his home town in north-eastern Italy.
Giulio Regeni, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, went to Egypt to research the country's trade union movement, which is viewed with suspicion by the authorities.

At least three dead in 50-vehicle Pennsylvania pile-up

Emergency personnel work at the scene of a crash near Fredericksburg, Pa., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

At least three people have been killed and scores injured in a motorway pile-up involving more than 50 vehicles in Pennsylvania, authorities say.
The crash, 120km (75miles) north-west of Philadelphia, left trucks and cars strewn across three lanes of traffic and the central reservation.

Ehud Olmert jail term: Israel ex-PM begins sentence for bribery

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (right) leaves Tel Aviv District Court, in this 2014 file picture

Ehud Olmert has begun a 19-month jail sentence, becoming the first former Israeli prime minister to go to prison.
Olmert was handed a six-year sentence in 2014 after being convicted of bribery charges relating to his time as Mayor of Jerusalem.

Egypt: Retrial for policeman accused of killing Shaimaa el-Sabbagh

Activist Shaimaa al-Sabbagh holds up a poster at a protest in Cairo shortly before her death (24 January 2015)

Egypt's highest court has annulled a 15-year jail sentence for a policeman accused of shooting dead a protester.
A retrial has been ordered over the death of Shaimaa el-Sabbagh in January last year.
Images of the frail figure dying on a Cairo street after being hit by birdshot sparked outrage in Egypt and around the world.

‘Madman’ arrested with 22 ATM cards, phones, others

The man, who identified himself as Lanrewaju Jaiyeola, 39, was intercepted by the police after the suspicious manner he carried a backpack along Ozumba Mbadiwe Road. A reliable police source said 22 assorted credit cards, one Nokia phone, a blackberry, a power bank, several bank tellers of recent bank transactions and lots of invoices, amidst numerous pieces of papers, were found on him. He added that they discovered that eight of the credit cards were still valid. Out of these, three would expire in 2018, another three would expire in 2017,

Friday, February 5, 2016

Cologne Carnival: Police record 22 sexual assaults

Policemen arrest a man during Weiberfastnacht celebrations as part of the carnival season on February 4, 2016 in Cologne, Germany.

Police in Cologne have said that 22 incidents of sexual assault occurred in the city on the first night of the traditional Carnival street party.
They have 190 people in custody and officials have described them as "a cross section of the general public".

'Wrong type of trees' in Europe increased global warming

oak tree

The assumption that planting new forests helps limit climate change has been challenged by a new study.
Researchers found that in Europe, trees grown since 1750 have actually increased global warming.

"mungo park" by Coredo Bello