Those we named took our contracts, NDDC insists

Jackrich who noted that the N6.2billion was specifically approved by President Buhari also in April for procurement and distribution of palliatives to residents of the nine states covered by the commission, said, “Today, all of that can be regrettably described as a show of shame and a scam. The N6.25billion that was magnanimously approved by […]

Fishermen, honeymooners back in NZ after voyage from Falkland Islands

Nelson-based skipper John Bennet was in charge of the journey south which took the San Aotea II down the Southern Ocean and around Cape Horn, the southernmost tip of South America, to the Falkland Islands – a trip he did not take lightly despite having completed it 18 times.

Daughters of the bomb: my reckoning with Hiroshima, 75 years later

My mixed-race daughter, who has my Japanese and white ancestry, is Black. Her father, my husband, was born in Jamaica, raised in Flatbush, Brooklyn, where he was slammed on the hoods of police cars by cops when he was a kid playing tag with his friends in the streets. He was harassed so often for […]

Compulsory facemasks and a new safety video: On board Wizz Air as it becomes first carrier to resume overseas flights to Romania, Hungary, Portugal, and Spain from Luton and Gatwick

easyJet: The airline with 9,000 UK-based staff including 4,000 cabin crew grounded its entire fleet of 344 planes on March 30. The Luton-based carrier said parking all of its planes ‘removes significant cost’ as the aviation industry struggles to cope with a collapse in demand.

Weak U.S. manufacturing underscores slowing economic growth

By Lucia MutikaniWASHINGTON: New orders for U.S.-made capital goods fell more than expected in April, further evidence that the economy was slowing after a growth spurt in the first quarter that was driven by exports and a buildup of inventories.The report from the Commerce Department on Friday also showed orders for these goods were not […]

2nd LD Writethru: Disney reports significant quarterly loss due to COVID-19 pandemic

Disney’s theme parks in China, including Shanghai Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland, had been closed since January amid threat of COVID-19 spread. Shanghai Disneyland welcomed visitors for the first time on May 11 after months of closure, becoming the first Disney park to reopen since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. Hong Kong Disneyland reopened […]

Maruti Suzuki launches 2020 S-Cross petrol, Rs 8.39 lakh onwards

While the latter three variants come with automatic transmission, Sigma the entry variant is only available in manual transmission. The carmaker said, “The engine offers superior NVH characteristics powered by a pendulum mount engine, offering unmatched best in-class fuel efficiency (18.55km/l) and an improved cooling performance.”Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited […]

SpaceX Astronauts Splash Down From Space Station

“We don’t control the weather, and we know we can stay up here longer — there’s more chow, and I know the space station program has more work that we can do for the (principal investigators) and other folks who have sent science up to the space station,” he said.

Hannah Ann Sluss pictured at The Bachelorette filming location with luggage… amid Tayshia Adams shakeup

‘Out of the loop’: Former Bachelor contestant Demi Burnett revealed Friday to Reality Steve that her friend Tayshia had been out of contact and her iPhone text messages to her all showed up as green; pictured in December


Bamboo Airway is working on recovering all of its domestic routes following the COVID-19 hiatus. According to the latest data from the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, the airline’s throughput in June surpassed that in the same period last year. In the first five months of 2020 it also posted the highest on-time performance (OTP) […]