DSO: ICPC Fails To Produce Lai Mohammed As Witness, Closes Its Case

  The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), failed to produce the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed in court, to testify as a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Kawu Modibbo, Pinnacle Communications Ltd, and two others. On October 21, the last adjourned … Continue reading DSO: ICPC Fails To Produce Lai Mohammed As Witness, Closes Its Case

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Brazil Approves Sale Of Medical Cannabis In Pharmacies

Brazil’s health watchdog on Tuesday approved the sale of cannabis-based products for medical use in pharmacies to people with a prescription. The regulation, which takes effect in the coming months, also allows for the manufacture of such products in a laboratory, the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) said in a statement. Anvisa is analyzing the … Continue reading Brazil Approves Sale Of Medical Cannabis In Pharmacies

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Atiku Files N2.5bn libel Suit Against Buhari’s Aide, Lauretta Onochie

  The former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has made good his threat to institute a N2.5bn libel against a Presidential aide, Mrs Lauretta Onochie over an alleged libellous publication. He was at the Registry of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama where he formally deposed to his own witness statement on Oath … Continue reading Atiku Files N2.5bn libel Suit Against Buhari’s Aide, Lauretta Onochie

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Trump Impeachment: Evidence Of Misconduct ‘Overwhelming’ – House Report

  The evidence for impeaching President Donald Trump for misconduct in office and obstruction is “overwhelming,” the final report on the House investigation into the US leader said Tuesday. “The evidence of the President’s misconduct is overwhelming, and so too is the evidence of his obstruction of Congress,” said the report, meant to support formal … Continue reading Trump Impeachment: Evidence Of Misconduct ‘Overwhelming’ – House Report

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Insurgency: Buhari Unveils Made-In-Nigeria Mine-Resistant Vehicles In Kaduna

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unveiled Made-in-Nigeria Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for counter-terrorism and other operations across the nation. The vehicles named Ezugwu MRAP were unveiled in Kaduna state at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President … Continue reading Insurgency: Buhari Unveils Made-In-Nigeria Mine-Resistant Vehicles In Kaduna

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Democrat Kamala Harris Ends Her 2020 White House Bid

  US Senator Kamala Harris announced Tuesday she is ending her 2020 presidential bid following a period of campaign turmoil, disappointing fundraising and her failure to break out of a crowded field. “I’ve taken stock and looked at this from every angle, and over the last few days have come to one of the hardest … Continue reading Democrat Kamala Harris Ends Her 2020 White House Bid

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DSS Warns Against Nationwide Protest Planned To ‘Destabilize Nigeria’

  The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned groups planning to stage protests and violence nationwide, to desist from the plots it believes will destabilize the country. The DSS in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, said the actions by the groups are designed to take place simultaneously in the major … Continue reading DSS Warns Against Nationwide Protest Planned To ‘Destabilize Nigeria’

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Trump Blasts Macron For Criticising NATO

  US President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron’s criticism of NATO as “brain dead” was very insulting. “NATO serves a great purpose,” Trump said, at a joint press appearance with alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg ahead of the allies’ summit. “I think that’s very insulting,” he said of Macron’s comment, branding it a “very, … Continue reading Trump Blasts Macron For Criticising NATO

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Democrats Set To Release Trump Impeachment Report

  Democrats were set Tuesday to approve their  report on the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, paving the way for formal charges against the US leader that could include abuse of power, bribery and obstruction. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, who has led the 10-week-old investigation, said it was important to move quickly … Continue reading Democrats Set To Release Trump Impeachment Report

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Prince Andrew’s Accuser Slams ‘Ridiculous Excuses’

  An American woman who claims she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with Prince Andrew criticised the “ridiculous excuses” from the royal’s side in an interview aired on Monday. The interview was recorded before Andrew’s own BBC interview, which prompted him to stand down from public duties because of a backlash at his defence of his … Continue reading Prince Andrew’s Accuser Slams ‘Ridiculous Excuses’

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