Italy PM Conte Launches New Government

  President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday swore in Italy’s new pro-European government, heralding a fresh start for the eurozone’s third largest economy as the far-right falls from power. Brussels warmly welcomed the coalition between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and centre-left Democratic Party (PD), which is expected to markedly improve rocky relations between Europe … Continue reading Italy PM Conte Launches New Government

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Flood: Two Women, Teenager Drown In Nasarawa

  Three people have been killed following heavy rain in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The victims – two women and a teenage boy – were said to be returning from a night vigil on Thursday morning before they got drowned in Amba River located along Kilema Road Lafia. The three persons died … Continue reading Flood: Two Women, Teenager Drown In Nasarawa

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I Will Rather Die Than Delay Brexit, Says Boris Johnson

  Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday he would “rather be dead in a ditch” than delay Brexit beyond next month, as he urged opposition lawmakers who oppose his plan to support an early election. MPs in the House of Commons this week passed a bill that could stop Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a divorce … Continue reading I Will Rather Die Than Delay Brexit, Says Boris Johnson

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We Have To Unlock Manufacturing Industry For Africa To Prosper – Oramah

  The President of the Board of Directors, African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK), Professor Benedict Oramah has revealed that the 16 percent of total intra-African trade witnessed now can only appreciate if attention is moved away from commodities to manufacturing. Oramah who delivered the guest lecture at the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria’s 47th annual general meeting … Continue reading We Have To Unlock Manufacturing Industry For Africa To Prosper – Oramah

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APC Names Appeal Panels For Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Primaries

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has named six persons for the appeal committees of its governorship primaries in Bayelsa and Kogi State. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu, announced this in a statement on Thursday. He explained that the National Working Committee of the APC appointed three persons for each of … Continue reading APC Names Appeal Panels For Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Primaries

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We Are Ready To Provide Infrastructure To Improve Livelihood, Says Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration is ready to provide counterpart funding on all agreements reached with China for the provision of infrastructure that directly improves the livelihood of Nigerians. The President Receiving Yang Jiechi, Special Envoy of the President of China, Xi Jinping, at State House, President Buhari expressed deep appreciation … Continue reading We Are Ready To Provide Infrastructure To Improve Livelihood, Says Buhari

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Russia, India To Boost Military, Trade Ties

  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised his “close friend” Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday as the pair said they would work to boost military, trade and energy ties. The leaders met on the first day of Russia’s economic forum in the Pacific coast city of Vladivostok, an annual event since 2015 as Moscow looks … Continue reading Russia, India To Boost Military, Trade Ties

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Brexit: Britain Must Leave EU On October 31 – Boris Johnson

  Prime Minister Boris Johnson ploughed on with a largely Brexit-themed address on Thursday even though a police cadet behind him appeared to faint after waiting for him on her feet for over an hour. As the trainee began to show signs of distress, Johnson was seen turning around and asking: “Are you alright?” Johnson … Continue reading Brexit: Britain Must Leave EU On October 31 – Boris Johnson

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Chess Offers Nigerian Slum Children New Move

    Crowds of children bustle around chessboards in Nigeria’s Lagos, figuring out their next moves as part of a project aimed at bringing hope in one of the city’s impoverished slums. Dozens of matches are played simultaneously as participants as young as three master a game often considered out of reach for the masses … Continue reading Chess Offers Nigerian Slum Children New Move

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Nadal Soars Into US Open Semis Chasing 19th Slam Title

  Rafael Nadal, called a “lion” by his latest victim and “the greatest fighter ever” by his next opponent, stalks his 19th Grand Slam title in Friday’s US Open semi-finals. The 33-year-old Spaniard, forced to retire from last year’s semi-finals with knee pain, is feeling healthy now and ready to pounce upon Italy’s 24th-seeded Matteo … Continue reading Nadal Soars Into US Open Semis Chasing 19th Slam Title

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