Britain And EU Strike Brexit Deal Ahead Of Summit

  Britain and the European Union reached a last-ditch Brexit deal on Thursday, just hours before an EU summit that is expected to give it a seal of approval. But Prime Minister Boris Johnson will still have to take the accord to a sceptical British parliament for its backing on Saturday, and it is far … Continue reading Britain And EU Strike Brexit Deal Ahead Of Summit

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Kano Pillars, Safety Babes Emerge Champions of Handball League

Kano Pillars and Safety Babes have emerged champions of the 2019 Handball Premier League. On the final day at the Rowe Park Sports Center, Yaba, Lagos, Kano Pillars defeated De Defenders 29-21 to win the male category of the league with 38 points, two points above Safety Shooters who defeated last year’s champion, Niger United … Continue reading Kano Pillars, Safety Babes Emerge Champions of Handball League

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N. Ireland’s DUP Says Opposition To Brexit Deal Remains

  Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party is holding out in opposition to the Brexit deal struck Thursday between London and Brussels — a stance which has the potential to sink the agreement. The DUP, which supports Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government, holds major sway in whether a divorce agreement can get through parliament. In … Continue reading N. Ireland’s DUP Says Opposition To Brexit Deal Remains

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Four Niger State Workers Die As Car Crashes Along Mokwa-Batati Road

  Four Staff of the Niger State Ministry of Lands and Housing have been confirmed dead, following a motor accident which occurred on Wednesday evening along Mokwa-Batati road in Mokwa local government area of the state. The Federal Road Safety Corps unit command in the area confirmed the accident to Channels Television via telephone conversation. … Continue reading Four Niger State Workers Die As Car Crashes Along Mokwa-Batati Road

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EU, UK Reach Brexit Deal

    The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said Thursday that Brussels had come to an agreement with Britain on a Brexit withdrawal agreement to be presented to EU leaders. “Where there is a will, there is a deal — we have one! It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK … Continue reading EU, UK Reach Brexit Deal

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Anambra Explosion: Obiano Sympathises With Victims’ Families, Inaugurates Investigative Panel

  The Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has sympathised the family of a woman and her child who was burnt to death in a truck accident in Onitsha, the state capital. Governor Obiano has directed owners of properties affected by the tragic accident, including shop owners, to report at the Conference Room of the Secretary … Continue reading Anambra Explosion: Obiano Sympathises With Victims’ Families, Inaugurates Investigative Panel

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Petrol Tanker Explodes In Anambra, Kills Mother And Child

  A petrol tanker has exploded in the upper Iweka axis of Onitsha in Anambra state after falling off its lane, killing a woman and her child in the process. No fewer than 40 buildings, ranging from two- storey to four- storey buildings were also razed in the explosion. Over 500 lock-up shops were also … Continue reading Petrol Tanker Explodes In Anambra, Kills Mother And Child

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US House Condemns Troops Withdrawal From Syria

  The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to condemn Donald Trump’s pullback of US troops from northern Syria, a formal manifestation of the fierce bipartisan backlash against the president’s controversial policy. The joint resolution is the first congressional denunciation of Trump’s move, which critics have savaged as essentially providing a green light … Continue reading US House Condemns Troops Withdrawal From Syria

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Lebanon Asks Neighbours For Help To Fight Forest Fires

  Lebanon has turned to its neighbours for help battling forest fires that have ravaged homes and killed a volunteer firefighter in the Mediterranean country, its premier said on Tuesday. Heavy rain fell on parts of the country including Beirut in the evening, after Cyprus dispatched help and as Greece and Jordan vowed to follow suit. … Continue reading Lebanon Asks Neighbours For Help To Fight Forest Fires

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Trump Calls Pelosi ‘Third-Rate Politician’ In Syria Meeting

  US President Donald Trump attacked his top congressional rival, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, as a “third-rate politician” during a fractious meeting on Syria policy, Democrats said. “He was insulting, particularly to the Speaker…. He called her a third-rate politician,” said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, with Pelosi at his side, after they stormed out … Continue reading Trump Calls Pelosi ‘Third-Rate Politician’ In Syria Meeting

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