Tribunal’s Judgement: Emmanuel Extends ‘Hand Of Fellowship’ To Opposition

    Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the opposition in Akwa Ibom to join him in developing the state. He made the call on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Ekerete Udoh, shortly after the Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo affirmed his victory in the March 9 governorship election. The governor said, … Continue reading Tribunal’s Judgement: Emmanuel Extends ‘Hand Of Fellowship’ To Opposition

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Nigeria Welcomes Germany’s Investment In Power, Buhari Tells Envoy

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Nigerians eagerly look forward to investments in infrastructure, especially the power sector, that will illuminate their homes and stimulate business. The President assured German companies that the government will honour terms of agreements on investments in the country. Receiving Letter of Credence from the Ambassador of Germany, … Continue reading Nigeria Welcomes Germany’s Investment In Power, Buhari Tells Envoy

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BREAKING: Tribunal Affirms Emmanuel’s Election As Akwa Ibom Governor

    The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital has affirmed the election of Governor Udom Emmanuel. A three-man panel of the Tribunal upheld the election of Governor Emmanuel in a unanimous judgement delivered on Thursday. The Tribunal, however, dismissed the petition filed by Mr Nsima Ekere of candidate … Continue reading BREAKING: Tribunal Affirms Emmanuel’s Election As Akwa Ibom Governor

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WHO Welcomes Indian Electronic Cigarette Ban

  The World Health Organization congratulated India on Thursday for its ban on electronic cigarettes, the latest evidence of a global backlash against a technology touted as safer than regular smoking. In a tweet, the UN body’s South-East Asia office said that India was the sixth country in the region to ban e-cigarettes after North … Continue reading WHO Welcomes Indian Electronic Cigarette Ban

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US Accuses Afghan Govt Of Not Fighting Corruption, Cuts Aid

  The United States on Thursday accused Afghanistan’s government of failing to fight corruption and cut more than $160 million in direct funding, little over a week before the country’s elections. “We stand against those who exploit their positions of power and influence to deprive the Afghan people of the benefits of foreign assistance and … Continue reading US Accuses Afghan Govt Of Not Fighting Corruption, Cuts Aid

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Greek Police Evict Over 260 Migrants From Athens Squats

  Police in Athens on Thursday removed over 260 migrants, including dozens of children, from two squats in the city centre as part of a law-and-order drive by the new conservative government. Overall 269 people, including nearly 100 minors, were removed and taken to the police headquarters for identification, the police said in a statement. … Continue reading Greek Police Evict Over 260 Migrants From Athens Squats

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Buhari To Attend UN General Assembly In New York

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74). President Buhari will depart Abuja for New York on Sunday to attend the conference which will be declared open on Tuesday, September 17. This was disclosed on Wednesday in a statement signed … Continue reading Buhari To Attend UN General Assembly In New York

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Tribunal Sacks PDP Federal Lawmaker, Orders Fresh Election

The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Wednesday nullified the election of Federal House member representing Okigwe North Federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Obinna Onwubuariri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In a judgment which lasted for about two hours, the chairman of the Panel, Justice Roli … Continue reading Tribunal Sacks PDP Federal Lawmaker, Orders Fresh Election

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Boris Johnson Caught Lying On Hospital Visit

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he was not embarrassed after being filmed lying to the father of a sick child angrily confronting him during a hospital visit on Wednesday. Johnson was stopped by the dad, whose daughter was being treated at the London facility, to hear complaints about cuts to health funding … Continue reading Boris Johnson Caught Lying On Hospital Visit

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China Accuses US Of Fuelling Hong Kong Unrest

  Beijing Thursday accused Washington of “adding fuel to the fire” of Hong Kong unrest after leaders of the city’s pro-democracy movement appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on China. Activists from the semi-autonomous city testified before a congressional commission in support of US legislation aimed at defending civil rights in Hong Kong, … Continue reading China Accuses US Of Fuelling Hong Kong Unrest

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