BMW-owned Rolls-Royce Motor Cars sold a record 5152 luxury cars across more than 50 countries in 2019, the highest annual figure ever in the Rolls-Royce’s 116-year history. That marked a 25% increase over the 4,107 vehicles it sold in 2018. The Americas remained the Rolls-Royce’s largest market in 2019, with about a third of its sales. This is followed by …

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A conjoined set of twins that had one liver, a protruding tummy and a lower chest were successfully separated, in a 12-hour surgery involving 78 medical personnel, at the National medical center, Abuja The leader of the team that performed the surgery, Prof Emmanuel Ameh, said the twins had to be monitored for 15 months …

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has unbundled Mass Communication into seven separate degree programmes to meet present demand. The Commission also said that degree programmes in Agriculture, Architecture and Creative Art have also been split into different ones, with the changes expected to take effect in this year in all universities in the …

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There were strong indications on Wednesday that intrigues among South-West governors and interference by the Federal Government were threatening the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard). The PUNCH reported that although all the South-West governors agreed to set up the security outfit at a summit organized by the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria …

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Mr. Paul Onomuakpokpo, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Olomu Ward 1 in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State has been shot dead. He was killed around 7pm on Wednesday night after the suspected killers, reportedly laid ambush along the Ogoni-Olomu road, intercepted the party Chieftain before the Owhrode’s palace …

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A Ukrainian airliner with 180 passengers and crew onboard has crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport in Iran early on Wednesday. Iran’s state television said all those on board the airliner were killed. According to the Iranian media, the Boeing 737-800 jet crashed near Parand, a suburb southwest of capital Tehran shortly after take-off. Iran’s …

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it would commence the sales of its registration forms for 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from January 13, to February 17. This was made known by Fabian Benjamin, the head, media and information of the board, to NAN on Sunday in Lagos. He said …

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Russia has offered Iraq their S-400 air defense system to protect their airspace, RIA Novosti reported this week, citing the Russian Ministry of Defense. According to the report, the Iraqi military may purchase the Russian S-400 system after it was offered to them to “ensure the country’s sovereignty and reliable protection of airspace.” “Iraq is …

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US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has sent a message to American missions around the world, ordering diplomats not to meet with Iranian opposition groups without specific approval. “Many exiled Iranian opposition groups try to engage U.S officials regularly to gain at least the appearance of tacit support and enhance their visibility and clout,” Pompeo …

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The Lagos State Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Dr. Adewale Ahmed has called on Lagosians to be more proactive and safety conscious, especially during the present harmattan period in the State. Ahmed made the call during a media briefing at Ikeja, revealed that Lagos has recorded about 39 fire incidents in the first …

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