SGF Mustapha visits Ekwueme in London Hospital

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, has conveyed President Muhammadu Buhari’s goodwill message to former Vice-President, Alex Ekwueme, in a London hospital.   The former vice President of Nigeria was rushed to the hospital in an air ambulance in what was described as a critical condition. The SGF, who was […]

Riyadh to host meeting of Syrian opposition on Nov. 22-24

File Photo: Members of the Syrian opposition delegation attend the round on Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, July 5, 2017. — Reuters RIYADH – A meeting is scheduled to be held in Riyadh during the period Nov. 22-24, 2017 for the Syrian opposition with the objective of bridging the gaps between the various factions and […]

Deputy Emir of Makkah inspects Zamzam well restoration project

 Prince Abdullah Bin Bandar, deputy emir of Makkah, inspected the Zamzam well restoration project site at the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Monday. He issued directives to raise the level of coordination among the agencies working in the Grand Mosque so as to facilitate the movement of pilgrims and worshipers during the ongoing work. The […]

Saad Hariri: I will return to Lebanon ‘within days’

Saad Hariri Riyadh — Outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced on Sunday that he will return to Beirut within days after making the necessary security arrangements, in a reference to the threats to his life that he mentioned when he announced his resignation earlier last week. In an exclusive interview with Future TV, a Lebanese […]

Ronaldo ya zama uban ‘ya’ya hudu

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionRonaldo dan kwallon Real Madrid kuma kyaftin din Portugal yana da ‘ya ‘ya hudu kenan da ya haifa A ranar Lahadi ne budurwar dan kwallon Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, ta haifa masa ‘ya mace a birnin Madrid na Spaniya. Georgina Rodriguez da Ronaldo sun saka wa yarinyar suna Alana Martina, kuma […]

Power: FG Recovers $64.63m Electricity Debts From Benin, Niger

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, who, disclosed this at the 21st monthly power sector operators meeting held in Asaba, the Delta State capital, explained the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader, NBET, will work out the modalities for distribution of the funds.   Fashola also announced that Federal Government will make available […]

N/Korean soldier defects with bullet wounds

 North Korean soldier has defected to South Korea by crossing the only part of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) where soldiers from both sides stand face-to-face, officials in Seoul said Monday. The soldier was shot by his own forces as he fled through the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the border village of Panmunjom, the South […]

Trump, Duterte’s ‘bromance’ prospers in Philippines

Trump and Duterte: A union of strongmen US President Donald Trump and Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte may or may not have discussed the controversial issue of human rights during their first formal meeting on Monday, but they undoubtedly hit it off. Trump and Duterte’s representatives were at odds on whether the topics of human rights […]

al-Bashir defies ICC arrest warrant, visits Uganda

ICC Fugitive, President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan arrived for a three-day visit in Uganda on Monday, defying an international Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against him. The ICC issued arrest warrants for al-Bashir in 2009 and 2010 on charges of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity in the Sudanese […]

FG to invest more in entertainment infrastructure — Lai Mohammed

FG to invest more in entertainment infrastructure — Lai Mohammed By Olanrewaju Akojede The Federal Government says it will provide the needed facilities for the entertainment industry to thrive in the country. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline […]