Ondo APC, Boroffice disagree over party primary

Peter Dada The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State and the senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District, Ajayi Boroffice, on Saturday expressed opposing views over the forthcoming primary of the party. The senator, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Kayode Fakuyi, said the party leadership at the national level had adopted direct primary system to elect the candidates of the party ahead of the 2019 general election. In the statement, Boroffice said, “The adoption of direct primary is a settled matter because the national leadership of the…

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FRSC raises alarm over potholes on Ekiti roads

Kamarudeen Ogundele The Federal Road Safety Corps in Ekiti State on Saturday, raised the alarm over the rising cases of accidents along the Ifaki-Ado Ekiti Road due to potholes on the highway. The command said a large portion of potholes on the road had made some motorists to be driving against the traffic, thereby causing accidents. Speaking with our correspondent in Ado Ekiti, the state Public Relations Officer of the agency, Mohammed Olowo, said no fewer than five accidents had been reported in the last few days in the area.…

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LAUTECH: ASUU urges Oyo, Osun to honour pact with workers

Peter Dada Sequel to the crisis between the lecturers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso and the governments of Oyo and Osun states, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has called on the governors to resolve the crisis. The ASUU LAUTECH branch had recently embarked on a two-week warning strike following the alleged failure of the governments of the two states that owned the university to honour the agreement they reached with the workers after the auditing of the school. Speaking with journalists on the campus of the…

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ICE arrested a wanted man driving his pregnant wife to give birth. She drove herself to the hospital. – Washington Post

Washington Post ICE arrested a wanted man driving his pregnant wife to give birth. She drove herself to the hospital.Washington PostMaria del Carmen Venegas was on her way to deliver a baby boy, her fifth child, by Caesarean section in a planned operation Wednesday afternoon. Her husband, Joel Arrona-Lara, was driving her car to the hospital. Two SUVs swooped in to block the …ICE agents detain man driving his pregnant wife to the hospital in San BernardinoLos Angeles TimesICE Detains Man Driving Pregnant Wife To Hospital To Deliver BabyCBS Los Angelesall…

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Afreximbank disburses $422m loans in six months

Feyisayo Popoola The African Export-Import Bank disbursed a total of $422m loans in six months, according to data from its financial statement for the half-year period ended 30 June, 2018. The figure represents a 5.07 per cent increase in its loan disbursements as of December 2017. The financial statement, which was released on Friday, also showed a gross revenue of $343m, which amounted to a $21m increase over the gross revenue for the same period in 2017. The report attributed the higher gross revenue to a significant increase in fee…

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IATA to improve passenger experience as demand doubles

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The International Air Transport Association has announced plans to help address the challenge of improving passengers experience as demand rises. According to the association, air travel is expected to double by 2036, and the industry will not be able to handle the growth or evolving customer expectations with the current processes. It added that these and other issues would be addressed at the inaugural Global Airport and Passenger Symposium in Athens, Greece, in October, with more than 500 senior delegates from across the travel value chain expected to…

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Studying the psychological impact of cosmetic surgery

Multiple Norwegian patients were interviewed before cosmetic surgery proceedings, about topics such as self-esteem, body image, their desired surgical outcome, and existing psychological issues. The same patients were then interviewed five years later, after living with their new image and making adjustments in their lives. Patients, overall, showed improved body image after surgery, as well as small increases in confidence and self esteem. These patients had sought out a doctor to modify a specific problem they observed with their body, and were generally happy with the result. The study covered…

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Truck crushes motorcyclist in Ogun

A motorcyclist was confirmed dead in an accident involving an Iveco truck and a Volkswagen Golf car at Onikoko – Adigbe area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Saturday. Akinbiyi explained that the truck, with registration number LSD 464 XW, lost control due to speeding, rammed into the motorcycle with registration number TRE 522 WE and the Golf car, marked TTD 151 XA. He said that the motorcycle…

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Merkel and Putin Sound Pragmatic Notes After Years of Tension

The Russian president called on Germany’s help in rebuilding Syria so refugees can return to the war-devastated country. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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Merkel and Putin Sound Pragmatic Notes After Years of Tension – New York Times

New York Times Merkel and Putin Sound Pragmatic Notes After Years of TensionNew York TimesBERLIN — The personal relationship between Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia is often boiled down to certain anecdotes: her put-downs about his role in the K.G.B., his attempts to rattle her by bringing his …At Austrian foreign minister's wedding, Putin brings the music, the flowers and the controversyWashington PostPutin to Merkel: EU Can't Afford a New Syria Refugee CrisisBloombergCossacks and flowers as Putin dances at Austrian minister's weddingReutersNew York…

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