Relations Between Nigeria And US Will Curb Extremism In The Sahel – Osinbajo

  The increase in activities and threats by terrorist groups in the Sahel region can be largely curbed by stepping up relations between Nigeria and the United States of America, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this in Abuja on Thursday when he received the new US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs … Continue reading Relations Between Nigeria And US Will Curb Extremism In The Sahel – Osinbajo

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Nine Killed As Fire Guts Passenger Bus Along Benin-Ore Expressway

    About nine people were killed along the Benin-Ore expressway when a Toyota Hiace bus in motion allegedly burst into flames.  Ten passengers were rescued with three of them sustaining varying degrees of injuries According to a statement signed by the sector commander of the Ogun State Federal Roads Safety Corps, Clement Oladele, the … Continue reading Nine Killed As Fire Guts Passenger Bus Along Benin-Ore Expressway

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Buhari Nominates Dr Kingsley Obiorah As CBN Deputy Governor

  President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Dr Kingsley Isitua Obiora to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President Buhari said the nomination was in accordance with the provision of Section 8(1) (2) of the … Continue reading Buhari Nominates Dr Kingsley Obiorah As CBN Deputy Governor

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Senate Trial ‘Should Go Very Quickly’, Says Trump

  President Donald Trump predicted Thursday that his impeachment trial in the US Senate will not take long and again dismissed the abuse of power charges against him as “a hoax.” “I think it should go very quickly,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office as the upper chamber’s members were sworn in to serve … Continue reading Senate Trial ‘Should Go Very Quickly’, Says Trump

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Democracy: Nigeria Has Made Substantial Progress In Twenty Years – Lawan

    President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, said on Thursday that Nigeria has made significant progress over the last twenty years since the country’s return to democracy in 1999. Lawan stated this in a speech delivered at the 17th Edition of the Daily Trust Dialogue with the theme “Twenty Years of Democracy in … Continue reading Democracy: Nigeria Has Made Substantial Progress In Twenty Years – Lawan

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Why Xavi Rejected Barca Coaching Offer

  Xavi said it was “too early” for him to coach Barcelona as he confirmed on Thursday that he had received an offer from his former club but would remain at Qatari side Al-Sadd. World Cup winner Xavi, 39, said Barcelona’s director of football Eric Abidal made him the offer, before settling on Quique Setien … Continue reading Why Xavi Rejected Barca Coaching Offer

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Trump’s Impeachment Trial Adjourned Till Tuesday

  Members of the US Senate were sworn in on Thursday to serve as jurors at the historic impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, who will preside over the trial, administered the oath to the senators who will decide whether the 45th president should be removed from office. … Continue reading Trump’s Impeachment Trial Adjourned Till Tuesday

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Man United To Receive $1.6m Over Young Inter Move

  Manchester United defender Ashley Young has agreed on a move to Serie A club Inter Milan, according to reports on Thursday. The 34-year-old will arrive in Italy on Friday for a medical before signing an 18-month contract, Gazzetta Dello Sport reported. United will receive 1.5 million euros ($1.6 million) plus bonuses for Young who … Continue reading Man United To Receive $1.6m Over Young Inter Move

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Sanwo-Olu Reshuffles Cabinet, Welcomes New Members

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced a cabinet reshuffle, with the appointment of three new members. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Akosile said eight cabinet portfolios affected by the redeployment include ministries of Local Government, Ministry of Special Duties, Wealth Creation and Employment, Tourism, … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Reshuffles Cabinet, Welcomes New Members

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Iran Wants Dialogue, Working To ‘Prevent War’, Says Rouhani

  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Friday he wants to avoid war after Tehran and Washington appeared on the brink of direct military confrontation in early January for the second time in less than a year. Ahead of parliamentary elections on February 21 — predicted to be a challenge for Rouhani’s camp — and amid … Continue reading Iran Wants Dialogue, Working To ‘Prevent War’, Says Rouhani

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