Nigerian Air Force Thwarts Bandits’ Attack In Kaduna

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has thwarted an attack by armed bandits along the Kwauya-Tsamiya village axis in Kaduna State.  This is according to a statement issued on Monday by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Major General, John Enenche. According to the statement, the personnel of the 404 Force Protection Group … Continue reading Nigerian Air Force Thwarts Bandits’ Attack In Kaduna

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England To Reopen Cinemas And Galleries In July

  Cinemas, museums, and galleries in England will reopen on July 4 in the next phase of easing the coronavirus lockdown, the government said Monday, as infection and death rates continued to slow. Venues will be asked to introduce social distancing measures including one-way systems, spaced queuing, increased ventilation, and pre-booked tickets, a Downing Street … Continue reading England To Reopen Cinemas And Galleries In July

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Man City Thrash Burnley To Delay Liverpool’s Title Claim

  Manchester City thrashed Burnley 5-0 at an empty Etihad to ensure Liverpool will not be able to clinch the Premier League title when they face Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez scored twice, while David Silva grabbed what could prove his final City goal to cut the gap at the top … Continue reading Man City Thrash Burnley To Delay Liverpool’s Title Claim

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Buhari Seeks Assistance For Fire Victims In Benin

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday called on local and federal authorities to provide assistance to victims of the fire incident in Oba Market, Benin, Edo State. The President’s call was revealed in a statement by spokesman Garba Shehu. “Our thoughts and prayers are with those who lost their shops and wares,” the President was … Continue reading Buhari Seeks Assistance For Fire Victims In Benin

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Taraba Suspends COVID-19 Restrictions For LG Polls

  The Taraba state government on Monday suspended the restriction of movement for residents as the state prepares for Local Government Council elections scheduled for June 30. The restrictions had been imposed to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state. According to a statement released by the State Governor’s spokesman, Bala Dan Abu, residents … Continue reading Taraba Suspends COVID-19 Restrictions For LG Polls

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298 Nigerians Depart UAE As 17 Others Arrive Abuja From Senegal

  Two hundred and ninety eight Nigerians have departed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the country with 17 others arriving Abuja from Senegal on Sunday.  This is according to a series of tweets, on Monday, by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. READ ALSO: 350 Stranded Nigerians Return From UAE, Pakistan According to … Continue reading 298 Nigerians Depart UAE As 17 Others Arrive Abuja From Senegal

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Saudi Arabia Bars International Travellers From Hajj Over COVID-19

  Saudi Arabia on Monday announced it would hold a “very limited” hajj this year, excluding international travelers. Only pilgrims already in the kingdom will be allowed to perform the annual ritual as it moves to curb the coronavirus pandemic, the Kingdom said. The hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam and a must … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Bars International Travellers From Hajj Over COVID-19

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EU Cautions China Over Hong Kong’s New Security Law

  The EU on Monday warned China it would face “very negative consequences” if it presses ahead with a new security law for Hong Kong, stepping up pressure on Beijing over the controversial legislation. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and European Council chief Charles Michel told China’s top leaders of their “grave concern” … Continue reading EU Cautions China Over Hong Kong’s New Security Law

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ECOWAS Endorses Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Director-General Post

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has backed Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the post of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General. In a statement by ECOWAS dated June 19, 2020, and shared by the Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyema on Twitter, the regional body said it took the … Continue reading ECOWAS Endorses Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Director-General Post

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Obaseki Exit Painful But APC Will Survive – Yahaya Bello

  Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Monday described the exit of the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki from the All Progressives Congress (APC) as painful but maintained the party will outlive its present internal crisis and expand its coast in upcoming elections across the country. Governor Bello was speaking to State House correspondents after … Continue reading Obaseki Exit Painful But APC Will Survive – Yahaya Bello

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