British Airways Pilots To Embark On Industrial Action

  British Airways pilots on Friday said they will strike for three days in September in a dispute over pay, in a move that could affect tens of thousands of travellers. The strikes on September 9, 10 and 27 were announced by the British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa), which said there had been a 93-percent vote in … Continue reading British Airways Pilots To Embark On Industrial Action

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Edo Assembly: I Don’t Think There Is Any Crisis – Obaseki

  Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has dismissed the rumour of crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The governor said this while receiving the report of a reconciliatory committee set up to look into all post-election matters at the All Progressives Congress (APC) Secretariat in Benin. Addressing journalists in the state … Continue reading Edo Assembly: I Don’t Think There Is Any Crisis – Obaseki

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EU To Respond To US Tariffs On French Wine

  EU President Donald Tusk said Saturday that the bloc would retaliate against the United States if it imposed tariffs on French wine as President Donald Trump is threatening to do. Just before leaving Washington for the G7 summit, Trump issued a fresh threat to tax French wines in retaliation for Paris imposing a sales … Continue reading EU To Respond To US Tariffs On French Wine

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Trump Threatens To Increase Tariffs On French Wine

  US President Donald Trump threatened to slap heavy tariffs on French wine in response to taxes on American tech companies just before heading to France for a summit of G7 leaders. “Those are great American companies, and frankly, I don’t want France going out and taxing our companies. Very unfair,” he told reporters outside … Continue reading Trump Threatens To Increase Tariffs On French Wine

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Trump Arrives In France For G7 Summit

  US President Donald Trump arrived in France on Saturday for the G7 summit in Biarritz where the group of rich democracies will discuss global economic tensions, the environment and other big issues. Trump landed in Bordeaux before transferring to a smaller version of Air Force One for the short hop to the Atlantic resort … Continue reading Trump Arrives In France For G7 Summit

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Bashir Defence Asks Sudan Court For Bail Release

  Sudan’s deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir appeared in court Saturday for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his defence asked for his release on bail. Bashir, wearing a traditional white gown, sat in the same metal cage he appeared in on Monday when his trial on graft charges opened. In the … Continue reading Bashir Defence Asks Sudan Court For Bail Release

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Former Indian Finance Minister Jaitley Dies At 66

  Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley, a key ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died in hospital in New Delhi on Saturday aged 66, the government said. Serving from 2014 until elections earlier this year, Jaitley oversaw the sudden withdrawal of vast amounts of cash from circulation in 2016. Modi said the controversial policy, … Continue reading Former Indian Finance Minister Jaitley Dies At 66

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Boris Johnson Makes Global Debut At G7 As Brexit Battle Looms

  Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes his debut on the global stage at the G7 summit this weekend, where all eyes will be on his chummy relations with US President Donald Trump. The summit in France opens on Saturday, the one-month anniversary of the Brexit cheerleader and former foreign secretary becoming premier. “What we’ll make … Continue reading Boris Johnson Makes Global Debut At G7 As Brexit Battle Looms

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Health And Education, ‘Best Asset To Give’ The People – Buhari

    The President has highlighted the importance of health and education to the well-being of the people and the development of the nation. He said his administration would maintain focus on them but would require the support of well-to-do individuals in Nigeria to achieve success in these areas. President Muhammadu Buhari lauded the attainment … Continue reading Health And Education, ‘Best Asset To Give’ The People – Buhari

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Trump Praises Danish PM After Criticism

  President Donald Trump heaped praise on Denmark’s prime minister Friday, two days after he cancelled his state visit to the country and slammed her for dismissing his idea of buying Greenland as absurd. The US leader said he got a call from Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, who he had previously called “nasty” when she … Continue reading Trump Praises Danish PM After Criticism

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