APC Approves Nomination Of Ajimobi, Others As National Officers

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the nomination of former Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, as the party’s Deputy National Chairman (South). The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, announced this in a statement on Wednesday. He explained that the party’s NWC gave the approval following … Continue reading APC Approves Nomination Of Ajimobi, Others As National Officers

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Trump Says Coronavirus Leaves Him Out of Touch — With His Face

  President Donald Trump complained Wednesday that anti-coronavirus measures are leaving him out of touch — with his own face. Trump spoke at a White House meeting with airline executives and administration officials on sanitary measures taken to try and stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Executives explained their enhanced cleaning operations on passenger … Continue reading Trump Says Coronavirus Leaves Him Out of Touch — With His Face

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New Boost for Biden As Bloomberg Quits White House Race

    US media tycoon Michael Bloomberg exited the Democratic presidential race and endorsed frontrunner Joe Biden on Wednesday, after blowing more than half a billion dollars on a gamble that failed to inspire voters. The billionaire had bet his White House run on Super Tuesday but failed to win any of the 14 states … Continue reading New Boost for Biden As Bloomberg Quits White House Race

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Wildfire Guts Popular Market In Jigawa

Over 200 tents and properties worth millions of naira were razed on Tuesday after a wildfire gutted some parts of the popular Gujungu market in Jigawa State, northwest Nigeria.

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Handshake? No Thanks: Coronavirus Changes Global Habits

  Say no to a handshake, refuse every peck on the cheek and definitely avoid hugging. Instead, try a direct gaze, or maybe a hand gesture. Around the world, people are changing their habits at work, home and in worship to reduce the risk of contracting the new coronavirus and prevent it from spreading any … Continue reading Handshake? No Thanks: Coronavirus Changes Global Habits

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Lawan Advocates Stiff Punishment For Election Rigging, Ballot Snatching

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday advocated stiff penalties for electoral offences such as rigging and ballot snatching.

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Coronavirus: Italy Closes Schools As Death Toll Rises To 107

  Italy on Wednesday closed all schools and universities until March 15 as the number of deaths from the new coronavirus in the Mediterranean country hit 107. The measure is the most restrictive response to COVID-19 of any European nation and tougher than the closure of schools — but not universities — taken by fellow … Continue reading Coronavirus: Italy Closes Schools As Death Toll Rises To 107

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APC Promises To Respect Judgement Suspending Oshiomhole As Chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will respect the decision of the Abuja High Court suspending Mr Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the party.

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Agriculture Remains A Viable Means For Employment Creation – Lawan

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says agriculture remains a viable means for employment creation in Nigeria.

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Canada’s Central Bank Slashes Lending Rates First Time Since 2015

  Canada’s Central Bank on Wednesday cut its key lending rate by 0.5 percentage points to 1.25 percent in response to the growing economic risk posed by the coronavirus epidemic. The interest rate drop was the first in Canada since mid-2015 and follows a similar move by the US Federal Reserve on Tuesday. READ ALSO: … Continue reading Canada’s Central Bank Slashes Lending Rates First Time Since 2015

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