Declare State Of Emergency In Katsina, Residents Tell FG

  Residents of Katsina are worried about the increased rate of kidnapping, banditry and insecurity as a whole in the state. The residents are saying that if special commitments are not attached to security in the state, it will affect farming and economic activities. They, however, called on the Federal Government to declare a state … Continue reading Declare State Of Emergency In Katsina, Residents Tell FG

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Celtic Win Eighth Straight Scottish Title

  Celtic secured an eighth successive Scottish Premiership title on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Aberdeen that put them two-thirds of the way towards an unprecedented third consecutive domestic treble. Saturday’s title triumph came the day after former Celtic captain and manager Billy McNeill’s funeral in Glasgow, and both he and fellow Lisbon Lion … Continue reading Celtic Win Eighth Straight Scottish Title

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Brazilian Ex-Football Star Ronaldinho Raps Against Corruption

  Brazil’s Ronaldinho has found a second calling after retiring from professional football, rapper. The former Brazil national and FC Barcelona megastar — full name Ronaldinho Gaucho — has released a song along with Brazilian singer Jorge Vercillo decrying corruption in their country. The 2005 Golden Ball award winner appears in a video, recorded in … Continue reading Brazilian Ex-Football Star Ronaldinho Raps Against Corruption

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EFCC Witness Reveals How Ex-NAMA Boss, Others Allegedly Looted N2.8bn

  A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nurudeen Bello, has told Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi how Mr Ibrahim Abdul-Salam and others allegedly converted N2.8 billion to their personal use. Abdul-Salam, a former Managing Director of Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), and other defendants are facing … Continue reading EFCC Witness Reveals How Ex-NAMA Boss, Others Allegedly Looted N2.8bn

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Trafficking: Why Our Officials Must Be At Airports, Borders – NAPTIP

   The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has explained why it is important for its officials to be present at Nigeria’s airport and borders. NAPTIP Director-General, Julie Okah-Donli, said this during her appearance on the latest episode of Channels Television’s Hard Copy which aired on Friday. Okah-Donli, who alleged that NAPTIP officials were not … Continue reading Trafficking: Why Our Officials Must Be At Airports, Borders – NAPTIP

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Sri Lanka Catholics To Televise Sunday Mass Amid Bomb Threat

  Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter suicide bombings that killed 257 people, a spokesman said. Father Edmund Tillakaratne said public masses were suspended for a second week, but a service conducted by Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith will be broadcast on … Continue reading Sri Lanka Catholics To Televise Sunday Mass Amid Bomb Threat

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Maha Vajiralongkorn Crowned Thai King

  Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned Saturday with a golden-tiered headpiece, the highlight of an elaborate three-day coronation ceremony two years after he ascended the throne. The 66-year-old monarch, known as Rama X and dressed in a bejewelled golden robe, was handed the 7.3-kilogram Crown of Victory, which he placed on his head before … Continue reading Maha Vajiralongkorn Crowned Thai King

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Venezuela’s Guaido Makes New Bid To Rally Military Support

  Opposition leader Juan Guaido will make a fresh bid on Saturday to rally Venezuela’s armed forces behind him with protests at military bases in the crisis-hit country. The protest call by Guaido — the head of the National Assembly legislature, who is recognized as interim president by more than 50 countries — comes just … Continue reading Venezuela’s Guaido Makes New Bid To Rally Military Support

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President Rouhani Calls For Unity In Face In Face Of US ‘War On Hope’

  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for the country to “resist and unite” against US pressure in what he called a “war on hope” waged against the Islamic Republic. It is almost a year since President Donald Trump reimposed crippling US sanctions after exiting a landmark nuclear agreement between major powers and Iran. … Continue reading President Rouhani Calls For Unity In Face In Face Of US ‘War On Hope’

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Dozens Of Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza

  Palestinian militants in Gaza fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel on Saturday and Israel responded with strikes as a fragile ceasefire between the two sides again faltered. Israel said around 50 rockets were fired from the Palestinian enclave and its air defence systems intercepted dozens of them. The army said it … Continue reading Dozens Of Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza

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