EFCC Arraigns Ex-House Committee Chairman Over Alleged N320m Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on the Niger Delta Development Commission, Nicholas Ebomo. Ebomo was arraigned along with three others on Monday before Justice Folashade Giwa-Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court in Abuja for alleged abuse of office. The other defendants … Continue reading EFCC Arraigns Ex-House Committee Chairman Over Alleged N320m Fraud

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Impeachment Trial: Trump’s Lawyers Conclude Senate Defence, Call For Acquittal

  White House lawyers concluded their defence of President Donald Trump at his historic Senate impeachment trial on Monday with a call for his acquittal of charges of abuse of power. “The president has done nothing wrong,” White House counsel Pat Cipollone told the 100 senators who will decide Trump’s fate with a vote on … Continue reading Impeachment Trial: Trump’s Lawyers Conclude Senate Defence, Call For Acquittal

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‘Nothing Personal’, Tuchel Plays Down Rift With Mbappe

  Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel on Monday attempted to play down a touchline spat with Kylian Mbappe which overshadowed the French champions’ big weekend win over Montpellier. “There is nothing personal between him and me. These things happen,” said Tuchel after Mbappe reacted angrily to being substituted midway through the second half of PSG’s … Continue reading ‘Nothing Personal’, Tuchel Plays Down Rift With Mbappe

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Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila Discuss Nigeria’s Security

    President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. The President met with the leadership of the National Assembly on Monday inside the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Briefing State House correspondents at the end … Continue reading Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila Discuss Nigeria’s Security

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UN Security Council, Kushner To Meet Over Trump’s Mideast Plan

  The United States has requested a closed-door UN Security Council meeting Thursday for President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, to present the administration’s new Mideast peace plan, diplomatic sources told AFP Monday. He intends to set forth the plan that Washington unveiled last week and to listen to the position of the … Continue reading UN Security Council, Kushner To Meet Over Trump’s Mideast Plan

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‘No One Above The Law,’ Democrats Say As Trump Trial Nears End

  Democratic prosecutors, declaring that “no one is above the law,” made a last-ditch appeal to senators at US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Monday to vote to remove him from office for abuse of power. “Your duty demands that you convict President Trump,” Colorado lawmaker Jason Crow said as prosecutors began presenting their … Continue reading ‘No One Above The Law,’ Democrats Say As Trump Trial Nears End

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‘No Evidence,’ WHO Dispels Using Garlic, Saline To Prevent Coronavirus Infection

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday clarified the controversy over the various preventive measures following the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). In a series of infographics on its Instagram page, the United Nations health agency responded to the questions of preventing the killer disease by eating garlic and using saline solution among … Continue reading ‘No Evidence,’ WHO Dispels Using Garlic, Saline To Prevent Coronavirus Infection

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Netanyahu Asks Uganda To Open Jerusalem Embassy

  Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday held talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and called for the opening of missions in each others’ countries, during a visit aimed at boosting ties. Netanyahu last visited Uganda in July 2016 to mark the 40th anniversary of a hostage rescue at Entebbe airport, in which his brother Yonatan … Continue reading Netanyahu Asks Uganda To Open Jerusalem Embassy

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Minimum Wage: Rivers Govt Threatened To ‘Deal With Us’, NLC Claims

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Rivers has accused the state government of threatening it over the implementation of the new minimum wage. NLC Chairperson in the state, Beatrice Itubo, made the allegation in an interview with Channels Television on Monday. This comes a day after government officials with the Bureau for Special … Continue reading Minimum Wage: Rivers Govt Threatened To ‘Deal With Us’, NLC Claims

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Ukraine Says Iran ‘Knew From Start’ Missile Downed Plane

  Kiev on Monday accused Tehran of knowing from the start that an Iranian missile had downed a Ukrainian airliner last month after leaked recordings emerged from Iranian air traffic control. The recordings, aired on Ukraine’s 1+1 TV channel on Sunday, feature a conversation between an air traffic controller and the pilot of another plane … Continue reading Ukraine Says Iran ‘Knew From Start’ Missile Downed Plane

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