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SON arrests two Chinese dealing in substandard tyres

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has arrested two Chinese for importing substandard tyres worth over N5bn. The suspects are Taolung Shen and Xu Jing Yau.

 Court sacks Akwa Ibom Senator

The Federal High Court in Uyo has sacked a senator, Bassey Albert Akpan representing Akwa Ibom North East in the National Assembly.

Buhari’s illness not life threatening – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not critically ill. Mohammed, who reiterated this position on Monday in Umuahia at the second town hall meeting for the South East and the launch of national reorientation campaign, “Change Begins With Me’’ in Abia said the president’s illness was not life threatening.

CONFUSION: And the award for Best Picture goes to La La Land… sorry, we mean Moonlight

At 89th Academy Award there was a mild drama, as the award for Best Picture was mistakenly given to La La Land instead of Moonlight.

 

‘La La Land’ takes home 6 awards | Here’s the full list of winners at the Oscars 2017

Music drama ‘La La Land’ won six awards, including Best Director for Chazelle and Best Actress for Stone at the 89th Academy Awards.