Denmark Stunned As Trump Scraps Visit Over Greenland Snub

  Denmark was left stunned Wednesday by Donald Trump’s decision to postpone a state visit after the government told the US president its autonomous territory Greenland was not for sale.  The Danish Royal House expressed “surprise” at Trump’s cancellation while commentators accused Trump of acting like a “colonial overlord”. “Based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, … Continue reading Denmark Stunned As Trump Scraps Visit Over Greenland Snub

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Buhari Retains Ministry Of Petroleum

  President Muhammadu Buhari has retained his position as the Minister of Petroleum Resources. Buhari made this disclosure while assigning portfolios to the new Ministers after they took the oath of office on Wednesday. READ ALSO: Mamman Becomes Minister Of Power, Fashola To Handle Works And Housing The President announced Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa State) as … Continue reading Buhari Retains Ministry Of Petroleum

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Ribery Arrives In Tuscany Ahead Of Fiorentina Move

  French winger Franck Ribery arrived in Italy on Wednesday to complete a medical ahead of signing a two-year contract with Serie A club Fiorentina. “Welcome legend,” the Tuscany club wrote on Twitter with a photo of the 36-year-old wearing the club’s purple colours and holding a Fiorentina scarf. The former French international has left … Continue reading Ribery Arrives In Tuscany Ahead Of Fiorentina Move

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Sudan Sovereign Council Chairman Sworn In

  Sudan was taking further steps in its transition towards civilian rule Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council and the appointment of a prime minister. The body replaces the Transitional Military Council (TMC) that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir in April. The … Continue reading Sudan Sovereign Council Chairman Sworn In

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Death Toll From Tanzania Tanker Explosion Hits 100

    The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania on August 10 hit 100 on Wednesday after several victims perished from severe burns. Aminiel Aligaesha, a spokesman for the National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, told reporters “two people died on Tuesday during the day, and another on Tuesday night”, bringing the … Continue reading Death Toll From Tanzania Tanker Explosion Hits 100

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Helicopter Drops Guns For Us, Says Arrested ‘Bandit’

  Police in Katsina State have arrested a twenty-year-old kidnapper’s errand boy, Aliyu Musa of Chediya village in Kankara LGA. Musa told reporters in local language at the command headquarters in Katsina that he was working with a Fulani bandit since when he was young before being guided on banditry business. He confirmed that he … Continue reading Helicopter Drops Guns For Us, Says Arrested ‘Bandit’

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Two Killed In Kashmir As Trump Offers To Mediate

  A suspected militant and a policeman were killed in the first gun battle since New Delhi stripped Indian Kashmir of its autonomy, police said Wednesday after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate the “explosive” situation. In a further sign of rising tensions, Pakistan said meanwhile that three of its civilians died in Indian … Continue reading Two Killed In Kashmir As Trump Offers To Mediate

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China Threatens Sanctions On US Firms Linked To Taiwan Warplanes Sale

China on Wednesday blasted a planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction US firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets. “China will take all necessary measures to safeguard our interests including imposing sanctions on the US companies participating in this arms sale to Taiwan,” foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang … Continue reading China Threatens Sanctions On US Firms Linked To Taiwan Warplanes Sale

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The Ministers Were Not Asked The Right Questions, Godson Okoye Insists

  The National Chairman of the UDP and National Secretary Coalition for New Nigeria, Chief Godson Okoye has said that the ministers designate were not asked the right question during the ministerial screening. Chief Okoye who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, stressed that, “The key question that anybody that should be a … Continue reading The Ministers Were Not Asked The Right Questions, Godson Okoye Insists

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Buhari, Osinbajo Arrive For Inauguration Of Ministers

  President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo have arrived the venue for the swearing-in of ministers-designate.  Also present at the State House Council Chambers where the ceremony is holding in Abuja are, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, Chief Bola Tinubu, and the SGF – Boss Mustapha. READ ALSO: … Continue reading Buhari, Osinbajo Arrive For Inauguration Of Ministers

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