Venezuela Govt Seeks To Change Framework For Talks With Opposition

  Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said Thursday the government would meet with Norwegian mediators in an effort to restart talks with the opposition aimed at resolving the country’s political crisis. Arreaza told reporters in Caracas that the government was seeking changes to the talks mechanism before it would return to the negotiating table. “There … Continue reading Venezuela Govt Seeks To Change Framework For Talks With Opposition

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Israel Bars Visit By Two US Congresswomen After Trump Call

  Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of the Palestinians, a decision strongly encouraged by President Donald Trump. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the highly unusual move against Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib necessary, charging that their … Continue reading Israel Bars Visit By Two US Congresswomen After Trump Call

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Alleged N3bn Contract Scam: EFCC Investigates Winifred Oyo-Ita

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is investigating the Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita. The Head of Service is being quizzed by the anti graft agency over alleged N3bn contract scam. Sources told Channels Television that she is also being investigated over alleged abuse of duty tour allowance, money laundering and alleged theft … Continue reading Alleged N3bn Contract Scam: EFCC Investigates Winifred Oyo-Ita

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El-Zakzaky Is On His Way Back To Nigeria – IMN Spokesman

  Leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky is on his way back to Nigeria, the spokesperson of the group, Ibrahim Musa, has said. According to him, the decision is due to a lack of a breakthrough in the impasse that ensued with regard to the treatment of the Shiite Leader … Continue reading El-Zakzaky Is On His Way Back To Nigeria – IMN Spokesman

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Buhari Inaugurates Air Force Hospital In Daura

  President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Air Force Reference hospital in Daura, Katsina State. The President during the commissioning on Thursday assured of his support and commitment in ensuring that the hospital becomes fully functional and accessible to all Nigerians. He believed that the commissioning of this hospital is another critical milestone recorded by … Continue reading Buhari Inaugurates Air Force Hospital In Daura

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‘Prison Doesn’t Reform People,’ Williams Lauds Assent To Correctional Service Act

    The Director-General of Prison Rehabilitation Mission International (PREMI), Bishop Kayode Williams, has commended the presidential assent to the Nigeria Correctional Services Act. According to him, there is a powerful force behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s action, particularly the renaming of the Nigerian Prisons Service to Nigeria Correctional Service. “Prison doesn’t reform people, they will … Continue reading ‘Prison Doesn’t Reform People,’ Williams Lauds Assent To Correctional Service Act

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Unexploded World War II Bomb Discovered In Russia

  An unexploded World War II bomb was found in the grounds of the Kremlin in Moscow during construction works on Thursday, Russian news agencies reported.  “As you know, between 1941 and 1942 the Kremlin was bombed,” Sergei Khlebnikov, the commandant of the Kremlin, told the Ria Novosti agency. “During construction work, an aviation bomb was found,” he said. … Continue reading Unexploded World War II Bomb Discovered In Russia

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Isheri Day Killing: No Exchange Of Gunfire Between Troops And Alleged Cult Group, Says Army

  The Nigerian Army has said that there was no exchange of gunfire between troops and an alleged cult group in Isheri Olofin Community area of Ogun State. This was disclosed in a statement by the Army through its Facebook handle on Thursday. Read Full Statement Below:  The attention of 81 Division Nigerian Army has … Continue reading Isheri Day Killing: No Exchange Of Gunfire Between Troops And Alleged Cult Group, Says Army

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Messi, Ronaldo And Van Dijk Nominated For UEFA Awards

  Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk have been named candidates for this year’s UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award, European football’s governing body announced on Thursday. The prize will be awarded to one of the trio during the draw for the Champions League group stage in Monaco on August 29, after … Continue reading Messi, Ronaldo And Van Dijk Nominated For UEFA Awards

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US Asks Gibraltar To Hold Iranian Tanker In Detention

  The United States requested Thursday that Gibraltar hold in detention an Iraniansupertanker at the centre of a stand-off between Tehran and London that sparked tensions in the oil-rich Gulf. The British overseas territory’s Supreme Court was set to release the Grace 1, which is suspected of smuggling oil to Syria when the US Justice department … Continue reading US Asks Gibraltar To Hold Iranian Tanker In Detention

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