Red Cross Warns Mozambique Cyclone Survivors Of Worsening Health Situation

  Survivors of a powerful cyclone that pummelled southern Africa were to begin receiving emergency medicine, food and tents on Tuesday as floodwaters receded, while the Red Cross warned of “a ticking bomb” of disease in the storm-struck region. Cyclone Idai smashed into Mozambique’s coast, unleashing hurricane-force wind and rain that flooded swathes of the … Continue reading Red Cross Warns Mozambique Cyclone Survivors Of Worsening Health Situation

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Nigeria Toying With ‘Its Destiny’ Without Electoral Reform, Says Falana

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, believes Nigeria needs serious electoral reform in order for things to work well. The senior lawyer said this during an interview on the latest edition of Roadmap 2019 which aired Monday, the second episode after the general elections. “No nation can … Continue reading Nigeria Toying With ‘Its Destiny’ Without Electoral Reform, Says Falana

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UK Parliament Plots Brexit Plan B After Sidelining PM

  Britain’s parliament sought a new Brexit strategy Tuesday after seizing the initiative from Prime Minister Theresa May in a historic vote, with the risk of a chaotic “no-deal” departure looming. Lawmakers exasperated by Britain’s failed efforts to find a way out of the European Union after three years of debates and negotiations voted Monday … Continue reading UK Parliament Plots Brexit Plan B After Sidelining PM

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IS Kills Seven US-Backed Fighters In Syria

  The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed an attack on US-backed forces in the northern Syrian city of Manbij, days after their “caliphate” was declared defeated. Manbij is a former IS stronghold that is now ruled by a military council affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the US-backed Kurdish-led alliance that declared victory … Continue reading IS Kills Seven US-Backed Fighters In Syria

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MTEF Meeting Stalls As Ministers, Heads Of Agencies Fail To Show Up

The chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Finance, Ibrahim Babangida, has adjourned the meeting on the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy with ministers and heads of agencies.

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Bauchi Governor Congratulates PDP’s Bala Mohammed

  The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, has congratulated the Governor-elect of the state, Senator Bala Mohammed, on his victory in the governorship election in the state. Governor Abubakar extended his goodwill message to Senator Mohammed in a statement on Monday by his Special Adviser on Media and Strategy, Mr Ali Ali. The statement was … Continue reading Bauchi Governor Congratulates PDP’s Bala Mohammed

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US Tibet Report ‘Full Of Prejudice’, Says China

  Beijing on Tuesday denounced a US report accusing the Chinese government of impeding access to Tibet as “full of prejudice” and warned that continued interference in the Himalayan region could damage US-China relations. The US State Department’s report “disregards the facts, is full of prejudice and the Chinese side will never accept it”, said … Continue reading US Tibet Report ‘Full Of Prejudice’, Says China

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Three Women, Baby Die As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Turkey

  Three women and a child drowned when a boat carrying migrants sank off the Turkish coast, the Turkish coast guard said on Tuesday. Turkish authorities rescued 11 more people after the boat went down 1.7 nautical miles off the coast near Canakkale early Tuesday morning, the coast guard said in a statement. State news … Continue reading Three Women, Baby Die As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Turkey

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We Will Review Minimum Wage Implementation Report ‘Expeditiously’ – Buhari

  The President has said that his administration would give urgent attention to the report of the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage (PTAC). He made the pledge on Monday when he received the report of the committee led by an economist and businessman, Mr Bismarck Rewane, at the … Continue reading We Will Review Minimum Wage Implementation Report ‘Expeditiously’ – Buhari

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Dogara Congratulates Bala Mohammed, Says It’s Time To Rebuild Bauchi

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has reacted to the victory of Senator Bala Mohammed in the Bauchi State governorship election. In a statement personally signed by him, the lawmaker said the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state is the crowning of the struggle for the emancipation … Continue reading Dogara Congratulates Bala Mohammed, Says It’s Time To Rebuild Bauchi

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