Lawyers Debate Over Performance Of 8th Assembly

  As the eight Assembly gradually winds down, two legal practitioners have argued over the performance of the legislative arm of government within the last four years. While Sunusa Musa of the All Progressives Congress (APC) criticised lawmakers for their performance over what he described as poor performance, Ilemona Onoja being a member of the … Continue reading Lawyers Debate Over Performance Of 8th Assembly

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Arsenal Edge Towards Europa League Final With 3-1 Victory Over Valencia

  Arsenal took a huge step towards the Europa League final as a double from Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s late strike earned a 3-1 semi-final, first leg win over Valencia on Thursday. The Spanish side’s bright start was rewarded with Mouctar Diakhaby’s away goal, but Lacazette quickly turned the game around with two goals … Continue reading Arsenal Edge Towards Europa League Final With 3-1 Victory Over Valencia

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Underdogs Frankfurt Hold Chelsea 1-1 In Europa League Semis

  A first-half strike from Pedro gave Chelsea a slim advantage in their Europa League semi-final tie as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday. Pedro levelled the scores in the first leg clash after Luka Jovic had given Frankfurt the lead in the first half. Despite dominating the second … Continue reading Underdogs Frankfurt Hold Chelsea 1-1 In Europa League Semis

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Saudi Arabia Releases Another Nigerian Arrested Over Drug Trafficking

  Saudi Arabia’s government has releases one Ibrahim Abubakar, a Nigerian arrested over alleged drug trafficking.  Friday Akpan, an acting spokesperson for the ministry of foreign affairs had earlier announced that Abubakar would be released soon However, the confirmation of his release was announced on Thursday by Bashir Ahmad, media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari. Ahmad made this … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Releases Another Nigerian Arrested Over Drug Trafficking

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BREAKING: Kano Government Sacks All Permanent Secretaries

  The Kano Government has sacked all Permanent Secretaries in the state, in line with the present government’s reformation resolve.  This is according to a statement from the of the Head of Civil Service on Thursday. According to the statement, the decision is in line with the Kano Government’s decision to “Vigorously pursue/implement the reform … Continue reading BREAKING: Kano Government Sacks All Permanent Secretaries

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Tiger Woods To Receive Presidential Honour From Trump

  Tiger Woods is to receive the US Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump on Monday, the White House announced on Thursday. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump will bestow the award, the nation’s highest civilian honour, on the golfing great in the White House Rose Garden. Woods won the Masters last … Continue reading Tiger Woods To Receive Presidential Honour From Trump

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Reps Pass 2019 Budget

  The 2019 appropriation bill has passed third reading and completed its journey in the house of Representatives. The house had on Tuesday considered and adopted the report of its committee on appropriation with slight amendments. That same day, The Senate had passed the bill and adjourned for the week. A clean copy of the … Continue reading Reps Pass 2019 Budget

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CBN To Slam Fine On Banks For Breaching Counterfeit Notes Law

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will slam a fine on commercial banks found culpable of breaching the law on counterfeit notes. While appearing on Channels Television’s Business Morning on Thursday, CBN’s Director of Currency Operations, Priscilla Ejeje, said the move is part of the apex bank’s reforms to ensure there are … Continue reading CBN To Slam Fine On Banks For Breaching Counterfeit Notes Law

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France, Italy Mark 500th Anniversary Of Leonardo da Vinci’s Death

French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella on Thursday kicked off commemorations to mark 500 years since Leonardo da Vinci died in France, paying their respects to the Renaissance genius in a show of unity after months of diplomatic tensions. “The bond between our countries and our citizens is indestructible,” Macron said after … Continue reading France, Italy Mark 500th Anniversary Of Leonardo da Vinci’s Death

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Assange Begins UK Fight Against US Extradition

  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a court on Thursday he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process began in London, a day after he was jailed for breaching his bail conditions in a former case. He appeared via videolink at Westminster Magistrates Court, where a lawyer for the US authorities … Continue reading Assange Begins UK Fight Against US Extradition

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