China Calls US Sanctions On Oil Trader ‘Illegal’

  China on Tuesday called US sanctions against Chinese companies “illegal”, a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced he was putting a leading oil importer on a blacklist. Pompeo said Monday that the US was imposing sanctions on Zhuhai Zhenrong and its chief executive Li Youmin as part of a “maximum pressure … Continue reading China Calls US Sanctions On Oil Trader ‘Illegal’

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Measles Kills Six Children In Kaduna

  At least six children have been killed and several other critically ill following an outbreak of measles in Wusar community, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The six children were among the 30 reported cases of a measles outbreak that broke out in the community in the last two months. The state deputy … Continue reading Measles Kills Six Children In Kaduna

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‘I Just Can’t Get Over It’, Adesina Reacts To Death Of Channels TV Staff

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has expressed sadness over the death of a corp member, Precious Owolabi, who was a staff of Channels Television.

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Britain’s Boris Johnson Set For PM Job

  Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain’s next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse. The former London mayor will immediately march into a head-on collision with the 27 EU leaders and his own parliament should he beat … Continue reading Britain’s Boris Johnson Set For PM Job

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Precious Owolabi’s Death Another Sad Day For Journalism – NUJ FCT

  The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has described the death of Precious Owolabi of Channels TV as one too many. Owolabi, a corps member serving with Channels TV, was amongst those killed in a clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and the police in Abuja on Monday. The NUJ in … Continue reading Precious Owolabi’s Death Another Sad Day For Journalism – NUJ FCT

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Alleged N7.6bn Fraud: Orji Kalu Opens Defence After 13 Years

    The former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has opened his defence in a case of alleged N7.6 billion fraud brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Kalu, the Senate Chief Whip, gave his testimony on Monday when he appeared at the Federal High Court in Lagos. The … Continue reading Alleged N7.6bn Fraud: Orji Kalu Opens Defence After 13 Years

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Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Rape Charges In Nevada

  Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in the US state of Nevada a decade ago, prosecutors said on Monday. The Clark County District Attorney’s Office said it had declined to prosecute the Portuguese star because it “cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt” that a sexual assault … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Rape Charges In Nevada

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Again, Shiite Protesters Clash With Police In Abuja

 Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites have clashed with the officers of the Nigerian Police during a protest in Abuja. The protesters are calling for the release of their leader El-Zakzaki, who has been in detention s...

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Puerto Ricans Launch Biggest Protest Yet Against Governor

  Angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico’s capital on Monday as they launched what was expected to be the largest yet of a wave of demonstrations seeking the resignation of the US territory’s embattled governor. Marching under sunny skies in San Juan, the demonstrators sang, chanted, danced and carried the territory’s red, … Continue reading Puerto Ricans Launch Biggest Protest Yet Against Governor

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Siemens Project Not Solution To All Power Sector Problems, Says Buhari

  The project to achieve 7,000 megawatts of reliable power supply by 2021 and 11,000 megawatts by 2023 will not totally address the challenges in the nation’s power sector, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. President Buhari stated this in a series of tweets on Monday shortly after he witnessed an agreement signing ceremony between the … Continue reading Siemens Project Not Solution To All Power Sector Problems, Says Buhari

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