US Football Star Rapinoe Backs Democrat Warren For 2020 Election

  United States soccer star Megan Rapinoe said Friday she is backing Democratic hopeful Elizabeth Warren in the 2020 US presidential election. Rapinoe, one of the cornerstones of the USA’s victory in the Women’s World Cup in July, announced her endorsement for the progressive Massachusetts senator in a post on Twitter. “I truly believe the … Continue reading US Football Star Rapinoe Backs Democrat Warren For 2020 Election

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Turkish Airlines Escapes Suspension Of Licence By NCAA

  Turkish Airlines will not have their operating licence suspended by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) as earlier speculated, but they have been warned to improve on their services. The Acting Director-General of the NCAA, Abdullahi Sidi who confirmed this to Channels Television said the aviation authority is meeting with the airline’s management to … Continue reading Turkish Airlines Escapes Suspension Of Licence By NCAA

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US Axes Tariffs On Chinese Goods In Trade War Thaw

  The United States and China announced a major thaw in their trade war Friday, including immediate cuts to punishing import tariffs, but markets were not impressed. “We have agreed to a very large Phase One Deal with China,” President Donald Trump tweeted after officials in Beijing made a similar announcement. A signing of the … Continue reading US Axes Tariffs On Chinese Goods In Trade War Thaw

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Adams Oshiomhole Officially Welcomes Ize-Iyamu To APC

  National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has welcomed former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Osagie Ize-Iyamu into the ruling party. Mr. Ize-Iyamu who defected to the APC officially in November was received by the former deputy governor of Edo State, Dr. Pius Odubu, who represented Comrade … Continue reading Adams Oshiomhole Officially Welcomes Ize-Iyamu To APC

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Buhari Congratulates Johnson On UK Election Victory

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson over winning the United Kingdom general election. He described the victory as resounding, stating that he looks forward to a stronger Nigeria-UK relationship. READ ALSO: Dismiss Criminal Charges Against Sowore, Bakare Without Delay, Falana Tells AGF According to a statement by his Senior Special … Continue reading Buhari Congratulates Johnson On UK Election Victory

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Buhari Returns To Nigeria After ASWAN Forum In Egypt

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday returned to Abuja, the nation’s capital after his trip to Egypt. The President in Egypt attended the ASWAN Forum on Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa. The forum held on Wednesday, December 11 and Thursday, December 12. Buhari on the side-line of the forum met with his Egyptian counterpart … Continue reading Buhari Returns To Nigeria After ASWAN Forum In Egypt

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Electricity Unions Cannot Use Power Play To Punish The Country, Says Ngige

  The Minister Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has condemned the industrial action embarked upon by electricity workers, revealing that it is as a result of a power struggle between the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) and the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC). Dr Ngige who was on Channels … Continue reading Electricity Unions Cannot Use Power Play To Punish The Country, Says Ngige

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Merkel Pledges ‘Close Partnership’ With Boris Johnson

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday offered Britain’s Boris Johnson close cooperation and friendship, after the Tory leader scooped a decisive general election victory. “Congratulations, Boris Johnson, for this clear election win. I look forward to our further cooperation towards the friendship and close partnership of our countries,” said Merkel in a statement posted by her spokesman on … Continue reading Merkel Pledges ‘Close Partnership’ With Boris Johnson

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Jurgen Klopp Agrees New Deal With Liverpool Until 2024

  Jurgen Klopp has agreed a contract extension with Liverpool until 2024, the runaway Premier League leaders announced on Friday. Klopp, who moved to Anfield in 2015, guided Liverpool to Champions League glory in June and they are currently eight points clear at the top of the Premier League. “For me personally this is a statement of … Continue reading Jurgen Klopp Agrees New Deal With Liverpool Until 2024

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Former Prime Minister Wins ‘Unpopular’ Algeria Election

  A former Algerian prime minister who served under deposed leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was elected president of the protest-wracked country after a vote marred by unrest and low turnout, results showed Friday. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, 74, took 58.15 percent of the vote, trouncing his four fellow contenders without the need for a second-round runoff, electoral commission … Continue reading Former Prime Minister Wins ‘Unpopular’ Algeria Election

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