Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Resigns After Protests

  Puerto Rico’s embattled governor Ricardo Rossello announced his resignation late Wednesday following two weeks of massive protests triggered by the release of a text exchange in which he and others mocked gay people, women and hurricane victims. Protesters who had thronged the streets near the governor’s mansion since the afternoon erupted into cheers as … Continue reading Embattled Puerto Rico Governor Resigns After Protests

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At Least 10 Killed As Three Blasts Rock Kabul

    At least 10 people — including several women and a child — were killed and 41 others wounded by a series of blasts that rocked the Afghan capital Thursday ahead of the election season. The three blasts came amid a wider surge in violence in Kabul and around Afghanistan, where nine family members … Continue reading At Least 10 Killed As Three Blasts Rock Kabul

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Oshiomhole And Obaseki Shake Hands, Laugh Together

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, and the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, shook hands on Wednesday. Both men also laughed to together as they took a picture at the Presidential Policy Dialogue which took place at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Before the retreat began, they were … Continue reading Oshiomhole And Obaseki Shake Hands, Laugh Together

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Police Nab Supplier Of AK 47 Riffles, Kidnappers In Taraba

  Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested a syndicate who specializes in the purchase and supply of AK-47 riffles to hoodlums in Taraba state. The state Commissioner of Police, Alkasim Sanusi, paraded the suspects with eight other offenders, including suspected kidnappers, at the headquarters of the police … Continue reading Police Nab Supplier Of AK 47 Riffles, Kidnappers In Taraba

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Chairman Channels Media Group Visits NYSC DG Over Precious Owolabi’s Death

  The Chairman of Channels Media Group, Mr John Momoh, has paid a condolence visit to the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier -General Shuaibu Ibrahim in Abuja. The visit was to sympathise with the NYSC over the death of Precious Owolabi, a serving youth Corp Member with Channels Television. Owolabi was … Continue reading Chairman Channels Media Group Visits NYSC DG Over Precious Owolabi’s Death

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YIAGA Africa Describes Buhari’s Ministerial List As Disappointing

Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth, and Advancement also known as YIAGA Africa on Wednesday decried the absence of young people on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees list describing it as disappointing. The statement which was signed on Wednesday by the Director of the group, Samson Itodo, noted that it is disappointing that young Nigerians were … Continue reading YIAGA Africa Describes Buhari’s Ministerial List As Disappointing

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Ministerial Screening: Amaechi, Akpabio, Seven Others Enjoy ‘Take A Bow’ Privilege

  Nine ministerial nominees have enjoyed the ‘take a bow’ privilege at the screening by the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, forwarded the names of 43 nominees to constitute his cabinet to the senate, eight weeks after he was sworn in for a second term. According to the Senate President, … Continue reading Ministerial Screening: Amaechi, Akpabio, Seven Others Enjoy ‘Take A Bow’ Privilege

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PHOTOS: Buhari Swears-In Tanko Muhammad As New CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore-in Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. Justice Muhammad also at the event took his oath of office and pledged not to allow personal interests’ override his official decisions...

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Messi Given One-Match Ban For Copa America Red Card

  Argentina star Lionel Messi was hit with a one-game suspension by South American football bosses over his dismissal during the Copa America third-place play-off against Chile earlier this month. However, CONMEBOL made no mention of Messi’s “corruption” accusation against the regional governing body that he made after receiving his red card. Messi was harshly … Continue reading Messi Given One-Match Ban For Copa America Red Card

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Okorocha Reacts To EFCC’s Sealing Of Properties In Imo

  The former Governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha has reacted to the sealing of his property, by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). According to Special Adviser on Media to Okorocha, in a statement, there was no prior invitation to the Managements of the Colleges and other establishments sealed by the Commission. He … Continue reading Okorocha Reacts To EFCC’s Sealing Of Properties In Imo

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