Peru capture last World Cup berth by beating New Zealand 2-0

Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia.
Peru’s footballers elebrate after scoring against New Zealand during their 2018 World Cup qualifying play-off second leg football match, in Lima, Peru, on November 15, 2017.

Three feared dead as train derails in Lagos

Three persons are feared dead at Abbatoir area of Agege,  Lagos when a train derailed this morning.
Lagos State police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole who confirmed the incident noted that the train rammed into a trailer, injuring many and leaving three of the victims feared dead.
“We just got the information. Our policemen and those attached to the railway command are in control of the situation,” Famous- Cole said.

The Next Titan Nigeria Season 4: Prisca Ugbaja has been evicted from show

The Next Titan Nigeria season 4 which is proudly brought to you by Heritage Bank plc, records another week eviction. As the weeks unfold, so does the anticipation grow for us to know who will become the lucky winner of 5 million naira and a brand new Ford Ranger courtesy Ford Motors and Coscharis Motors, the official automotive sponsors of the show.

Pulse Frontpage: Read today’s newspaper headlines [Thursday, November 16, 2017]

Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Punch, ThisDay and BusinessDay. Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Punch, ThisDay and BusinessDay.

Dammy Krane: “Korede Bello is my boy” singer says

Dammy Krane is now dissing Mavin Records act Korede Bello. Dammy Krane is at it again and this time he is bragging what he has been able to achieve and dragging Korede Bello into his dramatic life.The singer tweeted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, that Korede Bello is his boy and he has achieved more than him.

Guangzhou Evergrande Fans Celebrate Departing Scolari

File photo: former head coach of China’s Guangzhou Evergrande Luiz Felipe Scolari (C) speaks after their match against Tianjin Quanjian in Guangzhou on November 4, 2017. STR / AFP 
Guangzhou Evergrande fans celebrated Luiz Felipe Scolari at the airport as he departed after leading the club to two Chinese Super League championships and the AFC Champions League crown.

Tech: 10 things in tech you need to know today (TWTR, TSLA)

Twitter cracks down on Verified users, the FCC plans a final vote on net neutrality rules, and Uber is being sued by a rider. Good morning! Here’s the technology news you need to know this Thursday.
1. Twitter has removed its blue Verified tick from white nationalists like Richard Spencer, and the company won’t hand out more badges until it revamps its entire verification programme.

We’re Proud Of New Zealand Despite Loss – Kiwis

New Zealand’s fans watch the 2018 World Cup qualifying match between Peru and New Zealand live on television at a bar in Wellington on November 16, 2017. Marty MELVILLE / AFP 
New Zealand football fans lamented the end of their World Cup dream Thursday after a 2-0 defeat to Peru but said the unfancied All Whites’ gritty display had done the nation proud.

Subaru Recalls 400,000 Cars In Japan

(FILES) This file photo taken on October 27, 2017 shows people walking past the logo of Japan’s automaker Subaru outside the company’s headquarters in Tokyo. BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFPSubaru recalled nearly 400,000 vehicles from its domestic market on Thursday due to an inspection scandal — the latest to hit the beleaguered Japanese car industry.

Niger Delta: Niger Delta Militants threaten to bomb Shell Petroleum’s facilities

The militants said that Shell Petroleum has refused to carry the people of  Amabuluo Federated Communities in its operational activities. The Supreme Egbesu Tigers of Africa has threatened to bomb pipeline and gas facilities belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC).According to Daily Post, the militants said that Shell Petroleum has refused to carry the people of  Amabuluo Federated Communities in its operational activities.

Peru Beat New Zealand To Seal Last World Cup Spot

Peruvian players celebrate after defeating New Zealand by 2-0 and qualifying for the 2018 football World Cup, in Lima, Peru, on November 15, 2017. LUKA GONZALES / AFP 
Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia.

Techpoint Innovation Tour Day 11: Made-in-Nigeria pencils

On Day 11 of the Techpoint Innovation tour, we visted the University of Uyo, Nigeria’s first pencil factory and made a few other stops.
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Akwa Ibom Governor Swears In New Commissioners

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has inducted two commissioners into the State Executive Council.
Mr Ibanga Akpabio is the Commissioner for Ministry of Labour, Productivity and Manpower Planning, while Professor Victor Inoka is assigned the Ministry of Education to replace Pastor Paul Udofia.

Buhari: President does not understand tolerance and diversity – MASSOB

The group also said that Igbos will not be fooled by Buhari’s visit to the South-East. The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said that President Buhari lacks a good understanding of Nigeria’s diversity.This is coming on the heels of the President’s visit to the South-East region.MASSOB said “It’s like Mr.

NAPTIP: Agency partners police, NMA to fight organ harvesting

Organ harvesting is a reality in many parts of the world where people are dubiously sedated on a surgeon’s table and their organs removed. The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will liaise with Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) among others to curb illegal “organ harvesting” in the country.