Latest Info-Catalan parliament meets for first time since failed secession

Catalonia’s parliament met Wednesday for the first time since it was dissolved following a failed attempt to break from Spain in what will see separatists start the process to get sacked regional leader Carles Puigdemont back into power. Pro-independence parties are in the majority in the assembly after winning regional elections on December 21 called…

Manchester United overtake Madrid, Barcelona as Europe’s biggest earners

Manchester United enjoyed the biggest revenue of any European club in the last financial year after a thirty percent increase propelled them above Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, UEFA say. In an annual report, UEFA in the European Club Football Landscape report said revenues among Europe’s seven hundred-odd top-flight clubs totalled eighteen point five billion…

LATEST INFO -Washington D.C. subway train derails,

A Washington D.C. subway train derailed earlier today, but none of the 60 passengers aboard were injured, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said. Around 6:40 a.m. (1140 GMT), a train derailed outside Farragut North Station in downtown Washington. The agency said in a posting on Twitter that “emergency personnel on scene. Shuttle buses are…

LATEST INFO-FG summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks

The Federal Government has summoned the United States ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, over the derogatory remarks by President Donald Trump. Trump had in a fit lambasted immigrants, stating that they were coming from ‘shithole’ countries, a statement that annoyed many concerned nations and generated serious criticisms from the African Union and others. Go to…

The Price of Tolerance: Child Labour

We all know that it is wrong, and yet we continue to subscribe to it. Child labour is a serious problem that remains shamefully unaddressed by Nigerian society. According to the Vanguard, 72.1 million children are engaged in child labour in Africa, the highest number in the world. Because of Nigeria’s large population, a significant…