Ministerial Screening: George Akume Asked To Take A Bow

  The Senate on Wednesday decided not to quiz the ministerial nominee from Benue State, George Akume during the screening of nominees. Instead, Akume, who became a Senator in 2007 and served three terms before losing his third re-election bid this year,  was simply asked to take a bow and go. Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, … Continue reading Ministerial Screening: George Akume Asked To Take A Bow

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Ministerial Screening: We Don’t Need To Depend On Only Oil, Ogah Tells Senate

  A ministerial nominee, Uchechukwu Ogah, says the nation does not need to depend on oil in creating job opportunities for the teeming population. Ogah said this on Wednesday, while he was being screened by the Senate, a day after he and 42 others were announced as ministerial nominees. “We don’t need to depend on … Continue reading Ministerial Screening: We Don’t Need To Depend On Only Oil, Ogah Tells Senate

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Google Launches News Products, Including Navigation Instruction In Nigerian Voice

Tech giant, Google, on Wednesday announced new products and features to make it more helpful to users in Nigeria and across Africa. Among the new products include navigation instructions in a Nigerian voice for both motorcycle and car driving modes. Other new features include imagery for Street View, Gallery Go, Google Go updates, Google Lens … Continue reading Google Launches News Products, Including Navigation Instruction In Nigerian Voice

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Screening Of Ministerial Nominees By The Senate

The Senate has commenced the screening of the ministerial nominees which was sent on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation. The first nominee being screened is Uchechukwu Ogah from Abia State. Mr Ogah during his screening said that the nation does not need to depend on oil in creating job opportunities for the teeming … Continue reading Screening Of Ministerial Nominees By The Senate

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 Nike Rare ‘Moon Shoe’ Sell For $437,500 At Auction

  A new world record for a pair of sneakers was set at auction on Tuesday when an avid collector splashed out $437,500 on Nike’s 1972 “Moon Shoe,” Sotheby’s said. The sale smashed the previous record of $190,373 spent in 2017 on a pair of signed Converse worn by Michael Jordan in the 1984 Olympic basketball final, … Continue reading  Nike Rare ‘Moon Shoe’ Sell For $437,500 At Auction

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BREAKING: Johnson Enters Buckingham Palace To Become New British PM

  Boris Johnson arrived at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday to formally take up his duties as Britain’s new prime minister after Theresa May tendered her resignation, AFP reporters saw. Johnson, who is the 14th British prime minister to serve under Queen Elizabeth II, was briefly delayed after climate protesters formed a human chain in front of his … Continue reading BREAKING: Johnson Enters Buckingham Palace To Become New British PM

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Boxer Dies After Sustaining Injuries During Fight

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from brain injuries sustained in a fight in Maryland, the Russian boxing federation announced on Tuesday.  “Maxim Dadashev has died in the United States following injuries sustained during his fight with Subriel Matias,” the federation said in a statement. The 28-year-old underwent emergency brain surgery in Washington after his super-lightweight bout with Puerto Rican … Continue reading Boxer Dies After Sustaining Injuries During Fight

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Falana Urges FG To Enter Into Dialogue With Shiites

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, has asked the Federal Government to enter into dialogue with members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites. Falana made the call in a statement on Tuesday in reaction to the violent clash between the police and … Continue reading Falana Urges FG To Enter Into Dialogue With Shiites

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Reps In Rowdy Session Over Shiites, Police Clashes

  There was a rowdy session in the House of Representatives on Tuesday over the recent clashes between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and the police. Speaker of the House, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, had led members into the chamber for proceedings of the day. With no announcement or communication from the Presidency, … Continue reading Reps In Rowdy Session Over Shiites, Police Clashes

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Four Chinese Indicted In US For Aiding North Korea’s Weapons Programme

  Four Chinese nationals have been indicted for financial dealings with sanctioned North Korean companies involved in producing weapons of mass destruction, the US Justice Department said Tuesday. Ma Xiaohong, the head of Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development Co. Ltd (DHID) and three top executives of the Chinese company were indicted by a federal grand jury in New … Continue reading Four Chinese Indicted In US For Aiding North Korea’s Weapons Programme

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