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Kumapayi , using a pair of scissors to cut up the hair of some female officials. The command had yet to address the outrage as at press time. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday said it has deployed 25,000 regular and special marshals, as well as 869 patrol cars, 267 motor bikes, 106 ambulances, and 22 tow trucks for the Easter special patrol billed to commence nationwide from thursday this week.
  • WikiLeaks founder retorts to Ecuadorean opposition candidate

    Economy

    The head of the National Electoral Council called on the candidates to recognize the results. "I'm afraid we'll go back to the way things were before", said Erick Lara, 22, an Afro-Ecuadoran who is studying to be a chef. "Moreno promised to give a new push and build on these gains". On Tuesday, Lasso, his family, and supporters were pelted with vuvuzelas and other objects after watching the World Cup qualifier match between Ecuador and Colombia by people he later called "foreign ...
  • Congress veteran Akhilesh Das dies of heart attack

    Congress veteran Akhilesh Das dies of heart attack

    Economy

    The son of a freedom fighter and former UP Chief Minister Babu Banarsi Das, Akhilesh Das had an illustrious political career. Prime Minister Narendra took to Twitter and expressed grief over his untimely demise. He was also instrumental in launching and organising the the cash-rich Indian Badminton League in August 2013, which was later rechristened to Premier Badminton League in 2015.
  • Novae Group (LON:NVA) Analyst Target Prices

    Economy

    Therefore 33% are positive. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, March 31 report. The firm has "Underweight" rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Barclays Capital. Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Ashtead Group (LON:AHT). The stock's market capitalization is 68.27M, it has a 52-week low of 73.00 and a 52-week high of 115.03.
  • BlackBerry Awarded U.S. $814868350.00 in Arbitration Against Qualcomm

    BlackBerry Awarded U.S. $814868350.00 in Arbitration Against Qualcomm

    Economy

    BlackBerry's coffers are getting a big boost after the company was awarded almost US$815M ($1.1 billion in Canadian dollars), on an interim basis, in an arbitration case with Qualcomm stemming from royalty overpayments. BlackBerry chief executive John Chen said the two companies have a longstanding relationship and continue to be valued partners. For a company like BlackBerry , a refund of $815 million amounts to quite a big deal, as its cash stood at $1.7 billion as of its last ...
  • TheStreet Upgrades Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) to B

    TheStreet Upgrades Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) to B

    Economy

    The company has a 1 Year high price target of $83.83. Tractor Supply Company also owns and operates Petsense, a small-box pet specialty supply retailer focused on meeting the needs of pet owners, primarily in small and mid-size communities, and offering a variety of pet products and services.
  • Musician J. Geils Found Dead At 71

    Economy

    The band's biggest single, "Centerfold", spent six weeks at No. 1, and "Freeze-Frame" peaked at No. 4. Geils formed the band during his time at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he studied mechanical engineering. Mr. Geils was 71. Geils left the band in 2012. The three moved to almost Boston, and with the addition of keyboardist Seth Justman , drummer Stephen Jo Bladd and singer Peter Wolf they became The J.
  • WH Smith's first-half profit up 3.75% on travel boost

    WH Smith's first-half profit up 3.75% on travel boost

    Economy

    WH Smith has raised its interim dividend payment by 9% to 14.6 pence per share. Its profits from its outlets in airports, railway stations, motorway service stations and workplaces went up 11% to £39m as passenger numbers rose. Mr Clarke said that the company, which celebrates its 225th anniversary this year, was investing £49m this year, with the majority of spending on its high street business, where it is putting in post offices and refurbishing shops.
  • Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, leaves U.S. utility in the lurch

    Economy

    Toshiba's Westinghouse Electric (WE) US nuclear division, which was set to provide the reactors for a new power plant in the United Kingdom, has filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors. "It is clear that Fluor and Westinghouse are taking steps to protect their financial interests but it does not appear that anyone in authority is looking out for the electricity customers in SC and Georgia", said Leslie Minerd, founder and honorary president of SCAMA.
  • Risk premium boosts oil prices following USA strike on Syria

    Economy

    Saudi Arabia reduced production to 9.9 million barrels a day last month, below levels it committed to under Opec's accord to rebalance world markets, according to a person with knowledge of the data. Later Tuesday investors will be watching for a US inventory and production estimate from the industry group the American Petroleum Institute. "There's a lot of heightened geopolitical tension on two fronts", said Phil Streible, senior market strategist at RJO futures in Chicago.