Mass evacuations, banned BBQs, sports events at risk. Deadly fires are threatening Australia’s way of life Analysis by Angela Dewan, CNN Jan 4, 2020.

(CNN) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison may have thought a visit to a fire-ravaged town would help boost his image after a series of stumbles in handling the country’s bushfire crisis. That plan backfired Thursday in Cobargo, in the state of New South Wales, where residents made no bones about their anger. “You won’t…

Why are there so few prisoners in the Netherlands?

The Dutch justice system is cutting jail populations by offering specialist rehabilitation to people with mental illnesses When Stefan Koning, who has a history of psychosis, was found guilty of threatening a stranger with a knife, a long custodial sentence might have felt like the only answer. In fact, after a short spell in jail,…

Billionaires only, please! London vault for the ultra-rich opens

Exclusive safety deposit bank near Harrods angles to be world’s most expensiveWelcome to the billionaires’ new piggy bank. A bank vault in a grade-II listed 120-year-old former mansion next to the Dorchester Hotel on London’s Park Lane will open for business next week. This is no ordinary bank. This one will be slightly more discerning…

Hands-on training for young creatives at Lagos Fringe Festival

The Lagos International Fringe Festival, which had as theme ‘Creative Transitions’ kicked off its second edition on November 19, and featured a diverse range of artistic works from artists based in several countries within and outside Africa. This year’s edition was designed to enhance the abilities of prospective actors, producers, and scriptwriters by structuring workshops…

‘Tom and Jerry’ Live-action Movie Release Date Set for 2020. 

 By Stephen N Charles Kenechukwu  October 27, 2019.  Warner Bros, an American entertainment company, has moved the release date of the live-action movie for ‘Tom and Jerry’, an animated series of comedy films, to December 23, 2020. The cat and mouse film, directed by Tim Story, had previously been scheduled for release on April 16,…

Streets in Lebanon named after Nigeria and Abuja

Nigeria seems not be a country but a sort of positive movement that is represented almost everywhere across the globe with the many success stories and ground breaking records of its citizens. A testament to these are the pictures that were shared by the deputy commissioner of police, Tunji Disu, which showed two different Lebanese…

15 Reasons You Should Be Proud To Be A Nigerian

There are many reasons why Nigeria has become the love of millions of people around the world especially her citizens. From our fabulous lifestyle to our sense of humour, amazing destinations to our foods, we are indeed a blessed country of extraordinary variety. Nigeria may not be a perfect country, of course; we’ve got no…

BBNaija: I Go Dye Blast FG Over Banning Reality TV Show Because Of Live Sex

Popular Nigerian comedian and social commentator, Francis Agoda, better known as ‘I Go Dye’, on Tuesday said the proposed plan by the federal government to ban Big Brother Naija reality show cannot be successfully implemented. According to him, banning any creative work with intellectual right across borders is an effort in futility. The Director-General, National…

Google Maps introduces Nigerian accent

Computers are making their way through Nigeria. We can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under new features aimed at attracting more users in Africa. The local accents feature, unveiled at an event in the commercial capital Lagos and also available on Google Assistant, is the first move by the…