Hong Kong Crisis: Trump Asks Chinese President To Meet Protesters

  US President Donald Trump said Thursday that a meeting between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Hong Kong’s pro-democracy activists could lead to a “happy” ending to months of protests. “If President Xi would meet directly and personally with the protesters, there would be a happy and enlightened ending to the Hong Kong problem. I have no … Continue reading Hong Kong Crisis: Trump Asks Chinese President To Meet Protesters

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Atiku’s Lawyer Gets N20m Bail

  A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has granted bail to Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, lawyer to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Justice Nicholas Oweibo granted Giwa-Osagie bail on Thursday in the sum of N20million with one surety in like sum. The judge also admitted Giwa-Osagie’s brother, Erhunse, also in the same … Continue reading Atiku’s Lawyer Gets N20m Bail

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Trump Asks Israel To Deny Two US Muslim Lawmakers Access

  Israel would “show great weakness” if it allows a visit by two Muslim members of the US Congress who support a boycott of the Jewish state, US President Donald Trump said Thursday. First-term House Democrats Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who are expected to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the weekend, are … Continue reading Trump Asks Israel To Deny Two US Muslim Lawmakers Access

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Government Begins Sealing Illegal Health Facilities In Ekiti State

  Ekiti state government has sealed up illegal hospitals across the state in its drive to check quackery in the medical field. The government said it is worried at the existence of medical outfits run by quacks in the state and set out on a shutdown operation of the illegal facilities. At the facilities sealed … Continue reading Government Begins Sealing Illegal Health Facilities In Ekiti State

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National Assembly Is Ready To Work For Nigerians – Lawan

    The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has given assurance that the ninth National Assembly would work for Nigerians. Following the recent constitution of the relevant parliamentary committees, he says the lawmakers are more prepared and ready to work for the good of the people. Senator Lawan spoke to journalists on Thursday at … Continue reading National Assembly Is Ready To Work For Nigerians – Lawan

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JUST IN: Gov Makinde Swears In 14 New Commissioners

  Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde on Thursday sworn in 14 commissioners to kick start his long-awaited executive cabinet.  The governor had earlier appointed 14 permanent secretaries who he advised to see the appointments of their appointment as a huge task which they should strive to execute diligently.   Below is the list of the … Continue reading JUST IN: Gov Makinde Swears In 14 New Commissioners

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Starvation Likely Killed Franco-Irish Teen In Malaysia – Police

  A Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a Malaysian resort likely starved and died of internal bleeding after about a week in the jungle, with no immediate sign of foul play, police said Thursday. There was no indication that 15-year-old Nora Quoirin, who had learning difficulties, was abducted or sexually assaulted, they said, announcing the results … Continue reading Starvation Likely Killed Franco-Irish Teen In Malaysia – Police

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Flights Suspended In Irish Airport After Fire Guts Runway

  Flights were suspended at Shannon Airport in western Ireland for several hours on Thursday after a fire broke out on the undercarriage of an aircraft on the runway, an airport spokesman said. The Boeing aircraft is owned by Omni Air International, a US charter carrier that specialises in military and government transport flights. The … Continue reading Flights Suspended In Irish Airport After Fire Guts Runway

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‘I’m Targeted Because I’m Undefeated’ – Caster Semenya

  South Africa’s two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday shrugged off critics in the face of a ruling that has banned her from defending her world middle distance title in Doha in September. The 28-year-old has been embroiled in a bitter legal battle with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) over rules that force … Continue reading ‘I’m Targeted Because I’m Undefeated’ – Caster Semenya

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Six US Police Wounded In Philadelphia Shooting

Six police officers were shot and wounded in the US city of Philadelphia on Wednesday during an hours-long incident that began when police tried to execute a narcotics warrant, the Philadelphia Police Department said. All of the officers were later released from the hospital, but Police Commissioner Richard Ross Jr said that in 30 years he had never seen … Continue reading Six US Police Wounded In Philadelphia Shooting

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