Osinbajo Chairs NEC Valedictory Session

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday chaired the valedictory session of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the presidential villa in Abuja. The session has in attendance most governors including the newly-elected Chairman of governors forum, Kayode Fayemi. READ ALSO: Fayemi Elected As Chairman Of Nigeria Governors Forum The Vice President during the session urged the … Continue reading Osinbajo Chairs NEC Valedictory Session

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Buhari Congratulates Fayemi As Chairman Of Nigeria Governors’ Forum

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). The President said that Fayemi’s choice was by consensus, indicating the degree of confidence reposed in him by his colleagues. In a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi … Continue reading Buhari Congratulates Fayemi As Chairman Of Nigeria Governors’ Forum

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FIFA Drops Plans For Expansion Of Qatar 2022 World Cup To 48 Teams

  FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body’s president Gianni Infantino. The 2022 tournament in the Gulf state will now be played with 32 nations taking part. FIFA said it had abandoned the expansion plans “following a … Continue reading FIFA Drops Plans For Expansion Of Qatar 2022 World Cup To 48 Teams

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British Government Postpones Brexit Vote

  The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the first week of June, following an outcry from hardline Brexiteers over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa May. The beleaguered premier is in the last throes of a tumultuous period in power focused all-but exclusively on guiding her fractured country out … Continue reading British Government Postpones Brexit Vote

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PSG’s Al-Khelaifi Charged In Qatar Athletics Graft Probe

  Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption in the bidding process for this year’s world athletics championships in Doha, judicial sources said. Al-Khelaifi, who is also the boss of Qatari television channel BeIn Sports, has been under investigation since March in connection with the bidding process for the 2017 and … Continue reading PSG’s Al-Khelaifi Charged In Qatar Athletics Graft Probe

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APC Congratulates Fayemi As Chairman Of Nigeria Governors’ Forum

  The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, for emerging the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). A statement by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, says, “The NGF’s unanimous election of Fayemi to lead the Forum till 2021 is indeed a … Continue reading APC Congratulates Fayemi As Chairman Of Nigeria Governors’ Forum

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Alleged Money Laundering: Court Convicts Ex-NIMASA DG

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has convicted a former Acting Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Calistus Obi for money laundering Mr Obi was convicted along with Alu Dismas, a former personal assistant to his predecessor, Patrick Akpobolokemi by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun on a charge brought against … Continue reading Alleged Money Laundering: Court Convicts Ex-NIMASA DG

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Alleged Money Laundering: Court Convicts Ex-NIMASA DG

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has convicted a former Acting Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Calistus Obi for money laundering Mr Obi was convicted along with Alu Dismas, a former personal assistant to his predecessor, Patrick Akpobolokemi by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun on a charge brought against … Continue reading Alleged Money Laundering: Court Convicts Ex-NIMASA DG

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Dickson Emerges Chairman Of PDP Governors Forum

  Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has emerged Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations, Fidelis Soriwei disclosed this in a statement signed on Wednesday He stated that the former Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, announced Dickson’s emergence … Continue reading Dickson Emerges Chairman Of PDP Governors Forum

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Long Queue On Everest As Two More Climbers Die Reaching Peak

  A long queue of climbers has formed near the summit of Mount Everest as expedition organisers on Thursday reported two more deaths on the world’s highest mountain. More than 200 climbers were taking advantage of clear weather on Wednesday to attempt to summit from both Nepal and China, but teams had to line up … Continue reading Long Queue On Everest As Two More Climbers Die Reaching Peak

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