FEC Approves 0.2 Percent Import Levies

  The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Monday approved a new import levy on Cost, Insurance, and Freight (CIF) that will be charged on imports coming into Nigeria. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this while briefing State House Correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting presided over by the Vice president, … Continue reading FEC Approves 0.2 Percent Import Levies

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NASS Releases New Guidelines For Journalists Reporting Ninth Assembly

  Management of the National Assembly has released new guidelines for accreditation of media organisations, journalists/correspondents covering the Senate effective June 11 2019. According to a signed letter from the Director of Information, National Assembly, Agada Emmanuel, on May 15, 2019, to the Senate press Corps, addressed journalists and media organisations to note that all … Continue reading NASS Releases New Guidelines For Journalists Reporting Ninth Assembly

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UN Concerned About Rising US-Iran Tensions

    The United Nations voiced concern on Monday about increasingly bellicose rhetoric between the United States and Iran and called on them to dial down their remarks. The appeal came after President Donald Trump on Sunday warned that any attack from Iran would be met with a devastating US response that would mean “the … Continue reading UN Concerned About Rising US-Iran Tensions

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Avoid Inflammatory Statements, Tinubu Appeals To Elderly Nigerians

  National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has appealed to elderly Nigerians to avoid ‘inflammatory statements’ that could undermine peaceful co-existence among the nation’s diverse communities. A statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, quoted Tinubu who spoke after an Iftar dinner meeting with … Continue reading Avoid Inflammatory Statements, Tinubu Appeals To Elderly Nigerians

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Ononuju Dismisses Oshinaga’s Claim, Says Nigerians Enjoyed ‘Economic Expansion’ Under PDP

  A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Katch Ononuju, has countered a claim made by Segun Oshinaga of the All Progressives Congress (APC), that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will perform better in his second term. Oshinaga, had while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today, called for all hands to be … Continue reading Ononuju Dismisses Oshinaga’s Claim, Says Nigerians Enjoyed ‘Economic Expansion’ Under PDP

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Trump Tells Ex-White House Lawyer To Ignore Subpoena

  Donald Trump has told his former White House lawyer Don McGahn to ignore a subpoena from Congress to testify about the president’s alleged obstruction of justice, Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Monday. The Democrat-dominated Judiciary Committee in the House of Representatives has issued a subpoena compelling McGahn to testify. But the White House said … Continue reading Trump Tells Ex-White House Lawyer To Ignore Subpoena

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UN Security Council Rejects Russian Bid To Hold Ukraine Meeting

  European countries backed by the United States on Monday blocked a Russian request to hold a UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine’s new language law. Russia failed to garner the nine votes required to hold the meeting, which was requested on the same day that Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky took office.     … Continue reading UN Security Council Rejects Russian Bid To Hold Ukraine Meeting

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US Has Not Reached Out To Iran For Talks – Trump

  President Donald Trump on Monday said Washington has not reached out for talks with Iran and that if Tehran wants to negotiate, it will have to take the first step. “The Fake News put out a typically false statement, without any knowledge that the United States was trying to set up a negotiation with … Continue reading US Has Not Reached Out To Iran For Talks – Trump

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Presidential Inauguration: Nigeria Is Safe For World Leaders To Come, Says Lai Mohammed

  The Federal Government has assured that the Presidential Inauguration Day and National Democracy Day will be safe for foreign dignitaries and world leaders coming into the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made this known at a world press conference in Abuja, where he reeled out the program of events for … Continue reading Presidential Inauguration: Nigeria Is Safe For World Leaders To Come, Says Lai Mohammed

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Economy: ‘Buhari’s Second Term Will Be Revolutionary’ – Oshinaga

  A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Segun Oshinaga, says the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari will be revolutionary. While appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, he said the ease of doing business in the country will be the nation’s golden era. “I believe that the Buhari’s … Continue reading Economy: ‘Buhari’s Second Term Will Be Revolutionary’ – Oshinaga

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