Britain sends envoy to Zimbabwe ahead of inauguration

Britain sends envoy to Zimbabwe ahead of inauguration

Britain’s Africa minister Rory Stewart arrived in Zimbabwe on Thursday for wide-ranging talks, ahead of the inauguration of a new president following Robert Mugabe’s dramatic departure. Stewart is due to meet political More »

Ondo sacks illegal structure owners from market vicinity

Ondo sacks illegal structure owners from market vicinity

The Ondo State Government has warned and directed owners of illegal structures in market vicinity to vacate the areas, to pave the way for modern and unhindered trading activities in the state. More »

House Committee Commences Hearing On Maina’s Case

House Committee Commences Hearing On Maina’s Case

File photo: Abdulrasheed Maina A House of Representatives ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the disappearance, re-appearance, reinstatement and promotion of the former chairman, Presidential Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina, has More »

BREAKING: Senate okays two RECs, rejects one over citizenship

BREAKING: Senate okays two RECs, rejects one over citizenship

The Senate on Thursday approved the nomination of Ambassador Rufus Akeju (Lagos) and Dr. Mahmuda Isah (Kebbi) as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The lawmakers however rejected the More »

2018 budget: Senator seeks review of revenue projections

2018 budget: Senator seeks review of revenue projections

Budget A member of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba, on Thursday in Abuja advocated the review of revenue projections in the country’s annual budget. He told the News Agency More »

 

Bangladesh, Myanmar Agree To Start Rohingya Return In Two Months

Bangladeshi volunteers from the Chhagalnaiya village council distribute food donations to Rohingya Muslim refugees at Naikhongchhari in Chittagong on September 10, 2017. Adib Chowdhury / AFP Bangladesh and Myanmar will start repatriating refugees in two months, Dhaka said Thursday, as

Britain sends envoy to Zimbabwe ahead of inauguration

Britain’s Africa minister Rory Stewart arrived in Zimbabwe on Thursday for wide-ranging talks, ahead of the inauguration of a new president following Robert Mugabe’s dramatic departure. Stewart is due to meet political and business leaders, as well as human rights

Algerians Vote In Low-Key Polls

Algerians cast their vote at a polling station in Algiers on November 23, 2017 as Algeria goes to the polls for local elections. Photo: RYAD KRAMDI / AFP Algerians trickled to the polls Thursday to vote in local elections after

Ondo sacks illegal structure owners from market vicinity

The Ondo State Government has warned and directed owners of illegal structures in market vicinity to vacate the areas, to pave the way for modern and unhindered trading activities in the state. Chief Timehin Adelegbe, the Commissioner for Commerce, Industries

House Committee Commences Hearing On Maina’s Case

File photo: Abdulrasheed Maina A House of Representatives ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the disappearance, re-appearance, reinstatement and promotion of the former chairman, Presidential Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina, has commenced hearing. In attendance is the Minister of

Zimbabweans Relish Bribe-Free Roads After Mugabe’s Fall

As Robert Mugabe’s regime tottered and fell, one immediate benefit that Zimbabweans celebrated with glee was the sudden absence of bribe-extracting police who were a symbol of life under his rule. Endless police roadblocks were a notorious feature of every

Actor Maduagwu blasts BankyW, Adesua for spending so much for their wedding

Nollywood Actor, Uche Maduagwu has blasted singer, Banky W and actress Adesua Etomi for holding a lavish wedding. Recall that the wedding between Banky W, and Adesua held on Sunday. Maduagwu today took to his Twitter account to criticize the

BREAKING: Senate okays two RECs, rejects one over citizenship

The Senate on Thursday approved the nomination of Ambassador Rufus Akeju (Lagos) and Dr. Mahmuda Isah (Kebbi) as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The lawmakers however rejected the nomination of Ahmad Bello Mahmud based on the

Buffon throws fan his shorts

Footballers usually throw their jersey to fans at the final whistle but Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon stunned one supporter by giving him his shorts after Wednesday’s Champions League draw against Barcelona. The 39-year-old Buffon was competing for the first time

Super Eagles drop 9 places in new FIFA rankings

Nigeria have dropped nine places to 50th in the latest FIFA ranking. The Super Eagles finished 41st in October, after beating Zambia 1-0 to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. However, despite beating Argentina 4-2 in a high-grade

Europa League: Wenger speaks ahead of Arsenal clash with Cologne

Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger has said that he plans to feature a strong side in their UEFA Europa league (UEL) away match against Cologne on Thursday. Arsenal, who are on 10 points have already advanced into the last-32 of the

2018 budget: Senator seeks review of revenue projections

Budget A member of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba, on Thursday in Abuja advocated the review of revenue projections in the country’s annual budget. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the review was necessary

Iraq Launches Final Sweep To Flush Out IS

The arid, sparsely populated wastelands between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are the last refuge of the jihadists in Iraq after troops and paramilitaries ousted them from both valleys and all urban areas. “The Iraqi army, the federal police and

FIFA ranking: Nigeria drop nine places to 50 despite win against Argentina

The Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped nine places to 50th position on the latest FIFA ranking despite defeating Argentina 4-2 in a recent friendly. Nigeria, which were ranked 41st in the world and 5th in Africa last month, are now 8th on