Russian Government Clamps Down On Opposition After Election Loss

  Russian investigators on Thursday raided dozens of regional offices of top protest leader Alexei Navalny, as well as the homes of his supporters, after mass opposition rallies this summer. Navalny said the raids were the result of Kremlin “hysteria” after allies of President Vladimir Putin suffered major losses in local elections in Moscow on Sunday. … Continue reading Russian Government Clamps Down On Opposition After Election Loss

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Bus Collides With Canadian PM Trudeau’s Plane

  Justin Trudeau’s re-election bid suffered a setback out of the gate when a bus carrying journalists collided with his campaign plane at a whistlestop in westernmost Canada, forcing him to fly a loaner Thursday. According to reporters travelling with the Liberal leader, the collision occurred shortly after landing in Victoria late Wednesday on the first … Continue reading Bus Collides With Canadian PM Trudeau’s Plane

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Tribunal’s Verdict: PDP Asks Lai Mohammed, Others Not To Celebrate Yet

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, to be cautious in celebrating the judgment of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. In a statement on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said the “gloating” of those celebrating the verdict would be … Continue reading Tribunal’s Verdict: PDP Asks Lai Mohammed, Others Not To Celebrate Yet

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Bolton Restrained Me On Venezuela, Says Trump

  President Donald Trump on Thursday warned that the exit of his hawkish national security advisor won’t bring a softening of the US position on Venezuela. Bolton, a prominent hardliner in Washington’s attempt to pressure Venezuelan strongman President Nicolas Maduro from power, was sacked Tuesday. This sparked speculation in some media outlets that Trump might … Continue reading Bolton Restrained Me On Venezuela, Says Trump

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Why I Prefer Women To Oversee Nigeria’s Economy, Finances – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why placed women in strategic positions of his government, such as the financial sector. According to him, this is to ensure effective management of limited resources available and promote a stronger sense of inclusiveness. The President said this when he received a delegation of National, Zonal, State and … Continue reading Why I Prefer Women To Oversee Nigeria’s Economy, Finances – Buhari

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Jailed South American Official Gets Life FIFA Ban

Two weeks after former South American football official Juan Angel Napout was sentenced to nine years in prison by a US court for corruption, he was banned for life on Thursday by FIFA.  Napout, at one time the head of both the Paraguayan and the South American(Conmebol) football federations and a FIFA vice president, was … Continue reading Jailed South American Official Gets Life FIFA Ban

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Buhari Is Not Doing Well, But He Won In Court – Wike

    Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has explained why he congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari following his victory at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. He gave the explanation on Thursday at an event in Emohua on Thursday, in reaction to the criticism that trailed the congratulatory message he sent to the President whose victory … Continue reading Buhari Is Not Doing Well, But He Won In Court – Wike

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US Ambassador To UN Resumes Duty Nine Months After Haley’s Exit

  US Ambassador Kelly Craft took up her post at the United Nations on Thursday, vowing to defend America’s values and interests nine months after the departure of her high-profile predecessor Nikki Haley. Craft, 57, served previously as US ambassador to Canada where she was involved in negotiations on a new US Mexico Canada free … Continue reading US Ambassador To UN Resumes Duty Nine Months After Haley’s Exit

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Buhari Will Defeat Atiku At ‘World Court’, Says Oshiomhole

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has reacted to the judgement of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. Oshiomhole, who commended the Tribunal’s ruling which upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s election, stated that the President would always defeat former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. He said this at a briefing … Continue reading Buhari Will Defeat Atiku At ‘World Court’, Says Oshiomhole

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12 Injured In Cyprus Hotel Explosion

  A string of nighttime explosions at a Turkish military base in northern Cyprus damaged a nearby seaside hotel and injured 12 people Thursday, prompting the evacuation of terrified tourists, officials said. The blasts rang out at intervals over a three-hour period in the arms depot at the base in Catalkoy, west of the town of … Continue reading 12 Injured In Cyprus Hotel Explosion

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