This Week on ‘Work it Out’- with Vivian

Accept Yourself One important skill I have come to learn and master (still trying to completely master) in my journey as human, woman, career person and entrepreneur – is self awareness. Next to self awareness is self acceptance.  This is one thing that has afforded me peace in everything I do and in all circumstances I

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Coronavirus: UK To Repatriate Citizens From Ship Quarantined Off Japan

The British government on Tuesday became the latest country to announce it will evacuate its citizens stranded onboard a cruise ship quarantined off Japan because of the new coronavirus. Britain said it would organise a flight to repatriate its nationals from the Diamond Princess vessel, where more than 450 people have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Four Killed, 34 Injured In Niger Tanker Explosion

Four persons have been confirmed killed and 34 others injured following a tanker explosion at Kutigi town in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State. The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps in the state, Joel Dagwa, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Tuesday. According to him, the explosion happened after a

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Coronavirus: China Arrests President Xi’s Critic

Police in China have arrested a prominent activist who had been a fugitive for weeks and criticised President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus epidemic while in hiding, a rights group said Tuesday. Anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong was arrested on Saturday after being on the run since December, according to Amnesty International. China’s ruling Communist Party has

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Nothing Like Multiple Taxation In Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said there is currently no multiple taxation in Lagos State revenue system. According to him, his administration will always improve on the ease of doing business in the state rather than stifle the economy with loaded taxes. He disclosed this while receiving the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS)

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Casillas To End Playing Career, Says Porto President

Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa said on Tuesday that Iker Casillas is set to retire, a day after the World Cup-winning captain announced he would run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF). Casillas, 38, had been expected to bring an end to a glittering playing career after making the announcement

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Bayelsa APC Youths Condemn ‘Attack’ On Justice Odili

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) youth wing from Bayelsa State have condemned what they’ve described as the continued assault on the Justices of the Supreme Court. Their complaint follows a protest held by another group at the residence of a justice of the Supreme Court, Mary Peter-Odili, in Abuja, on Tuesday. The protesters

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Gunmen Kill Aso Rock Assistant Director

Gunmen have killed an Assistant Director attached to the State House in Abuja, Laetitia Dagan. The 47-year-old Dagan was killed in her apartment in Galadimawa, Abuja, on Monday evening shortly after she returned from work. Reacting to the incident, State House Permanent Secretary, Jalal Arabi, said it was “a painful loss, not only to her

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Barcelona Part Ways With PR Company For Criticising Messi, Others

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu said on Tuesday the club has terminated its contract with a company accused of criticising current and former players, including Lionel Messi, on social media. “This morning I personally gave instructions terminate the contract,” Bartomeu said at a journalism awards ceremony. According to Spanish radio station Cadena Ser Cataluna on Monday,

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Senate President Raises Security Threat Alarm At National Assembly

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked the security agencies to beef up the security measures at the National Assembly to avert any threat. Speaking during an emergency meeting with top security officials on Tuesday in Abuja, Lawan disclosed that he has received a report of security threat to the National Assembly. “Personally, I

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Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Chibok Village, Burn Houses

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Kwarangilim village in Borno State. The assailants were said to have invaded the village in Chibok Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday. According to local sources, the invaders struck in the evening, announcing their arrival with gunshots. They also set houses ablaze while villagers

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