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Weah meets Buhari, suggests how Nigeria can win World Cup

March 5, 2018 Admin III 0

President George Weah of Liberia said on Monday that early preparations, conducive camp environment and prompt payment of incentives to players are some of the elements that would spur the Super Eagles to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Weah, the only African player to win the Ballon d’Or in 1995 and Liberia’s 25th President, said this while fielding questions from Read More

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Dozens killed in DRC violence

March 5, 2018 Admin III 0

More than 33 people have been killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities say. Unrest broke out between the Hema and Lendu communities in the northeastern province of Ituri. A UN-sponsored broadcaster said the assailants were eventually forced back by security forces. More than 100 people have been killed by violence in Read More

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Trump trade war: China vows retaliation if tariff s bite

March 5, 2018 Admin III 0

China has warned that it does not want a trade war with the US, but will not sit idly by if its economy is hurt. Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for China’s National People’s Congress, made the comments amid controversy over Donald Trump’s announcement of tariff s on steel and aluminium imports. Th e US president has also threatened to impose a Read More

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Brexit: Theresa May urges EU

March 5, 2018 Admin III 0

Theresa May has urged the EU to get on with discussing her “ambitious but practical” vision for economic relations with the UK after Brexit. The prime minister told the BBC’s Andrew Marr the “right deal for us will be the right deal for them too”. She said she was confident of a deal while accepting the UK could not expect Read More

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Breaking: Buhari visits Taraba, Benue, Yobe, Zamfara, Rivers states 

March 5, 2018 Admin III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari would from Monday, March 5, 2018, begin on-the-spot tour of Taraba, and subsequently Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers states affected by terrorist attacks, criminal activities and communal clashes. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. The statement reads: “In view of recent Read More

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Buhari attends Ghana’s 61st independence anniversary celebrations 

March 4, 2018 Admin III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari would on Monday depart Abuja for Accra, Ghana, to attend the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations holding at the Independence Square on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Buhari is the only foreign leader invited to the historic event as the Special Guest of Honour. Similarly, other than his host, President Nana Akufo-Addo, the Nigerian leader is the only Read More

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NGO seeks end to violence against women, children

March 4, 2018 Admin III 0

A non governmental organisation, Amazon Healing For Women and Children Empowerment Initiative (AHWOCEI), has called for an end to violence against women and children in the country. The Executive Director of the NGO, Esther Gwamna made the call yesterday during the flag off of the AHWOCEI, in Keffi, Nasarawa state. She expressed worry that cases of abuse against women and Read More

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Buhari salutes Adegboye Onigbinde at 80

March 4, 2018 Admin III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday joined all sportsmen and sports loving Nigerians to congratulate former Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Adegboye Onigbinde, on his 80th birthday, March 5, 2018. The President felicitated with the highly respected  football coach and administrator, his family, friends and teeming fans, on the landmark of turning an octogenarian, with all the retinue of awards, recognitions and Read More

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APC crisis has worsened, Buhari responsible for party’s survival – Shehu Sani

March 4, 2018 Admin III 0

The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the upper chamber, Shehu Sani, has said that the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) has grown from Cat to Tiger, adding that without President Muhammadu Buhari, who he described as the only ‘glue’ holding the party together, the ruling party would have collapsed. Sani, who is also the Senate Committee Read More