RUGA: Coalition Of Northern Groups Gives Govs 30-Day Ultimatum

A coalition of northern groups has issued a 30-day ultimatum to governors who are opposed to the RUGA settlement program to reconsider their decisions.

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UN Security Council Fails To Condemn Attack On Libya Migrant Center

The divided UN Security Council on Wednesday failed to condemn an attack on a detention center for migrants in Libya after the United States did not endorse a proposed statement, diplomats said. During a two-hour closed-door meeting, Britain circulated a statement that would have condemned the deadly air strike blamed on commander Khalifa Haftar’s forces, … Continue reading UN Security Council Fails To Condemn Attack On Libya Migrant Center

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House of Reps Summons IGP, DSS DG Over Zamfara Insecurity

The House of Representatives has summoned the Inspector General of Police, the Director General of Department of State Security Services and all service chiefs to provide a concrete solution to the issue of insecurity in Zamfara State.

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Benue Govt Reacts To Ruga Programme Suspension, Calls It Victory For Nigerians

  The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has reacted to the suspension of the Ruga programme by the Federal Government, calling it a victory for Nigerians. In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor,  Terver Akase, Governor Ortom stated on Wednesday the rejection of the Ruga settlement model was not personal but rather … Continue reading Benue Govt Reacts To Ruga Programme Suspension, Calls It Victory For Nigerians

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One Killed As Volcano Erupts On Italian Island

  A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted dramatically on Wednesday, killing a hiker and sending tourists fleeing into the sea. The volcano is known to be active but on Wednesday there were two particularly powerful explosions. “Unfortunately one man is dead, there are a few injured, but none seriously,” emergency worker Calogero … Continue reading One Killed As Volcano Erupts On Italian Island

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Buhari Condemns Airstrike Attack On Migrant Centre In Libya

  President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the airstrike attack on a migrant centre near Tripoli, in Libya. President Buhari on Wednesday described as “inhuman, wicked and callous” such an attack on “helpless and defenceless people.” He called for an international investigation and said that those behind the death and injury of scores of migrants must … Continue reading Buhari Condemns Airstrike Attack On Migrant Centre In Libya

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Alleged Money Laundering: Gov Udom Fails To Stop Trial Of NBA’s Paul Usoro

  The trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro (SAN) has started with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), calling its first prosecution witness. Before this, Justice Rilwan Aikawa had struck out an application filed by the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel seeking to stay the proceedings and … Continue reading Alleged Money Laundering: Gov Udom Fails To Stop Trial Of NBA’s Paul Usoro

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Okowa Swears In Commissioners, Calls For Fairness In Performing Duties

  The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has sworn-in eight commissioners into the state executive council, thereby charging them to perform their duties with fairness and justice. The governor, at the swearing-in ceremony, affirmed that fairness, equity, and justice are trademarks of his administration that all political appointees must imbibe. He emphasised his administration has … Continue reading Okowa Swears In Commissioners, Calls For Fairness In Performing Duties

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VIDEO: Senator Abbo Begs For Forgiveness

Less than 24 hours after the Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Ishaku Abbo was caught on tape assaulting a woman, he has come out to apologise.

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Atletico Madrid Sign 19-Year-Old Joao Felix For €126m

  Atletico Madrid on Wednesday signed 19-year-old Portuguese striker Joao Felix from Benfica for €126 million ($142 million), the clubs announced. The fee is a record for a Portuguese club and for Atletico Madrid and makes the teenager one of the five most expensive players in history. Atletico tweeted a video of the player in … Continue reading Atletico Madrid Sign 19-Year-Old Joao Felix For €126m

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