US To Slash Troop Levels In Afghanistan, Iraq

  The US will slash troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq to their lowest levels in nearly 20 years of war after President Donald Trump pledged to end conflicts abroad, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Rejecting concerns that precipitous drawdowns could give up all the US has fought for, Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller said around 2,000 troops … Continue reading US To Slash Troop Levels In Afghanistan, Iraq

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Fake News: Facebook, Twitter Defend Actions In US Election

  Facebook and Twitter defended their handling of US election misinformation at a heated congressional hearing Tuesday where one key senator assailed the platforms for being the “ultimate editor” of political news. The hearing, the second in less than a month, came with social media under fire from both the left and the right for their handling … Continue reading Fake News: Facebook, Twitter Defend Actions In US Election

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APC Defection: My Friend, Umahi Wants To Be President – Wike

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has slammed his Ebonyi State counterpart, Governor David Umahi, over his reasons for leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, Governor Umahi left the PDP because he wants to be the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023 and not injustice meted on the … Continue reading APC Defection: My Friend, Umahi Wants To Be President – Wike

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My Only Sin In PDP Is That I Refused To Castigate Buhari – Umahi

  Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, on Tuesday said he became an object of suspicion to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of his refusal to criticise the President, Muhammadu Buhari. He made the comment while briefing reporters in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Governor Umahi … Continue reading My Only Sin In PDP Is That I Refused To Castigate Buhari – Umahi

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PDP Dissolves Ebonyi Excos, South East Zonal Caretaker Committee

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the dissolution of its Ebonyi State Executive Committee. PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, announced this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He noted that the party’s leadership has also dissolved its executive committee at the local government and ward levels in the … Continue reading PDP Dissolves Ebonyi Excos, South East Zonal Caretaker Committee

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South-South Governors Demand Apology From Presidency After Cancelled Meeting

  South-South leaders on Tuesday demanded an unreserved apology from the presidency for abruptly canceling a stakeholders meeting scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt. According to a statement from the Rivers State Government, the presidency had fixed a meeting for Tuesday with the Governors and other leaders of the region to discuss burning national issues, … Continue reading South-South Governors Demand Apology From Presidency After Cancelled Meeting

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Nigerian Leaders Should See Young People As Assets, Says Mohammed

  It is important for Nigeria’s leaders to see young people as assets or else they will not eventually have a peaceful retirement. The Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, gave the advice on Tuesday when she visited the secretariat of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), as part of her tour of … Continue reading Nigerian Leaders Should See Young People As Assets, Says Mohammed

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Sex-For-Passport: Nigerian Embassy In Germany Suspends Guard, Begins Probe

  The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has suspended one of its staff accused of demanding sex-for-passport and equally began an investigation into the claims.  “The Embassy of Nigeria in Germany announced today that it has suspended with immediate effect a local staff (security unit) in connection with allegations of sexual abuse and other serious criminal … Continue reading Sex-For-Passport: Nigerian Embassy In Germany Suspends Guard, Begins Probe

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Biden Appoints Campaign Aides To Key White House Positions

  US President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday he has appointed nine close campaign aides to key White House positions as he fleshes out a diverse leadership team less than a week after naming his chief of staff. “America faces great challenges, and they bring diverse perspectives and a shared commitment to tackling these challenges and … Continue reading Biden Appoints Campaign Aides To Key White House Positions

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Reps Determined To Pass ‘Satisfactory’ PIB In Six Months – Gbajabiamila

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says members of the Green Chamber are determined to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) within the next six months. He gave the assurance on Tuesday in Abuja when he received a delegation of the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) under the Lagos State Chamber … Continue reading Reps Determined To Pass ‘Satisfactory’ PIB In Six Months – Gbajabiamila

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