It Took 10 Days To Count N1.2bn On Behalf Of Fayose – Witness

  The trial of the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose on charges of fraud and money laundering continued today at the Federal High Court, Lagos with the testimony of a second prosecution witness, a former Executive staff of Zenith Bank Plc, Sunday Oluseye Alade. The witness told Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke that it took … Continue reading It Took 10 Days To Count N1.2bn On Behalf Of Fayose – Witness

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US, Gates Foundation Plan $200m For Sickle Cell, HIV Cures

  The US government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged Wednesday to jointly invest $200 million over the next four years to achieve affordable gene therapy-based cures for sickle cell disease (SCD) and HIV. The administration of President Donald Trump announced earlier this year its intention to end the HIV epidemic over the … Continue reading US, Gates Foundation Plan $200m For Sickle Cell, HIV Cures

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Salah Back In Liverpool Line-Up For Genk Tie

  Mohamed Salah returns to the Liverpool line-up for Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Genk in Belgium after missing the weekend draw with Manchester United due to injury. The Egyptian sat out the Premier League match at Old Trafford, which finished 1-1, because of an ankle problem. He teams up with Sadio Mane and Roberto … Continue reading Salah Back In Liverpool Line-Up For Genk Tie

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Emery Pleads For Patience As Arsenal Stumble

  Arsenal manager Unai Emery asked for fans to give him time as doubts grow over the Spaniard’s ability to lead the Gunners back into the Champions League. A disappointing 1-0 defeat at promoted Sheffield United on Monday left Arsenal fifth in the Premier League, after just four wins in their opening nine games. Emery … Continue reading Emery Pleads For Patience As Arsenal Stumble

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Senate President Opens Public Hearing On 2020 Budget Proposals

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has declared open a two-day public hearing on the 2020 budget proposal presented to the National Assembly early in October. The National Budget Hearing on the 2020 budget is jointly convened by the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Appropriation. Declaring the public hearing open on … Continue reading Senate President Opens Public Hearing On 2020 Budget Proposals

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FEC Approves Change Of Name For Ministry Of Communications

  The Federal Executive Council has approved the change of name for Ministry of Communications. At the meeting on Wednesday, FEC says the ministry is now to be called Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo chaired the meeting in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari who is away on official duty … Continue reading FEC Approves Change Of Name For Ministry Of Communications

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Senate Will Deepen Women Participation In Politics – Lawan

  President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the Senate will support initiatives and efforts aimed at widening the scope of women participation in politics and governance. Lawan stated this on Wednesday when playing host to a delegation of United Nations Women at the National Assembly, Abuja. According to Lawan, “there’s a need … Continue reading Senate Will Deepen Women Participation In Politics – Lawan

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NASS Tasks MDAs To Provide Targets For 2020 Budget Implementation

  The National Assembly has tasked the Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to provide achievable targets that are measurable with timelines for the implementation of the 2020 Budget. President of the Senate and Chairman of the National Assembly, Ahmad Lawan, said the ninth Assembly is not only concerned about the timely passage of the … Continue reading NASS Tasks MDAs To Provide Targets For 2020 Budget Implementation

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Thai King Sacks Six Palace Officials For ‘Evil Actions’

  Thailand’s king has fired six senior palace officials for their “evil actions”, the palace announced Wednesday, days after the monarch stripped his consort of all her titles for “disloyalty”. In a week of palace intrigue which has gripped the Thai public, King Maha Vajiralongkorn has stripped his consort, 34-year-old former royal bodyguard Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, … Continue reading Thai King Sacks Six Palace Officials For ‘Evil Actions’

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Chile Protest: Child Killed As Toll Rises To 18

  A four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests in Chile, raising the death toll from five days of social unrest to 18, a top Chilean security official said Wednesday. The child and an adult man were killed Tuesday when a drunk driver rammed into a crowd of protesters, Interior Undersecretary Rodrigo … Continue reading Chile Protest: Child Killed As Toll Rises To 18

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