Brazilian President Appoints Military To Investigate Dictatorship Abuses

  Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday appointed two members of the armed forces to a commission investigating deaths and disappearances during the brutal 1964-81 military dictatorship. The far-right leader is an unapologetic admirer of the dictatorship, under which he served as an artillery officer, and has caused outrage by branding it a “glorious” time … Continue reading Brazilian President Appoints Military To Investigate Dictatorship Abuses

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LIVE: 2nd National MSME Awards 2019

  The Federal government of Nigeria in its effort to deliver promises regarding government intervention on small and medium businesses is currently holding the second edition of the National MSME Award. The annual event is targeted at rewarding outstanding businesses across the country. In attendance is the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Ahmed Lawan … Continue reading LIVE: 2nd National MSME Awards 2019

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UK Lauds Osinbajo’s Role In Ease Of Doing Business

  The United Kingdom has commended Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, for his role in driving the Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria. Newly appointed United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for International Development, Mr Alok Sharma, made the commendation on Thursday when he visited the Vice President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He also commended … Continue reading UK Lauds Osinbajo’s Role In Ease Of Doing Business

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Lagos Govt Commences Free Healthcare For Children With Life-Threatening Ailments

  The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will on Friday, flag off a free healthcare programme targeted at combating organ impairment and life-threatening ailments among children. The initiative falls within the pillar in the Governor’s vision to improve access to quality healthcare in the state. The programme will be held in seven Primary Healthcare Centres … Continue reading Lagos Govt Commences Free Healthcare For Children With Life-Threatening Ailments

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Buhari Sympathises With Taraba Over Death Of HRH Bayonga

  President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Bayonga family, government and people of Taraba State over the transition of His Royal Highness, Danjuma Stephen Bayonga, the Gara Donga. The President, who described the late 81-year-old first class traditional ruler and retired policeman as a person devoted to the improvement of the welfare of people … Continue reading Buhari Sympathises With Taraba Over Death Of HRH Bayonga

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PHOTOS: Army Launches Four Mine Resistant Vehicles

  Nigerian Army has unveiled four Mine Resistant Anti Ambush Protected Vehicles designed and manufactured in Nigeria in collaboration with Proforce Limited today 1 August 2019. The vehicles are to enhance its capacity in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria. The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin who was chief launcher at … Continue reading PHOTOS: Army Launches Four Mine Resistant Vehicles

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Reverse Appointment Of Ambassador Zubairu Dada – Niger APC

  The All Progressives Congress in Niger State is asking President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse the nomination of Ambassador Zubairu Dada, the ministerial candidate from the state. The party says failure to do so will attract massive defection of members ahead of the local government elections this month. This was contained in the party’s resolution … Continue reading Reverse Appointment Of Ambassador Zubairu Dada – Niger APC

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Court Dismisses PDP’s Appeal On Forensic Expert

  A Court of Appeal in Kaduna State has dismissed an appeal against the ruling of the Kaduna State Governorship Election Tribunal, filed by the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and its gubernatorial candidate, Isa Ashiru. The appellants had gone to court, challenging the ruling of the Governorship election petitions tribunal for refusing to allow a forensic … Continue reading Court Dismisses PDP’s Appeal On Forensic Expert

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Why Nigeria Assisted Zimbabwe After Cyclone Devastation – Buhari

  The devastation that accompanied Cyclone Idai, which ravaged Zimbabwe earlier this year, was so enormous that Nigeria could not afford to look the other way, and had to offer a helping hand, says President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari disclosed this Thursday at State House, Abuja, while receiving in farewell audience the Ambassador of Zimbabwe … Continue reading Why Nigeria Assisted Zimbabwe After Cyclone Devastation – Buhari

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Olympic Medallist Wagner Alleges Figure Skater Coughlin Assaulted Her

    Olympic bronze medallist Ashley Wagner revealed Thursday she was sexually abused by John Coughlin, the latest of several figure skaters to accuse the former US skater of assault. In a first-person account published by USA Today, Wagner, 28, said Coughlin assaulted her in June 2008 when she was 17. Coughlin, who committed suicide in January after an … Continue reading Olympic Medallist Wagner Alleges Figure Skater Coughlin Assaulted Her

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