Israeli PM Netanyahu bows to Christian leaders over Church of Holy Sepulchre

Church leaders in front of the Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem Israel on Tuesday suspended tax measures and other actions that led to the rare closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built at what is seen as the holiest site in Christianity. The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the […]

12-member panel probes abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls

Maj. General Babagana Monguno, National Security adviser: sets up 12-man panel to probe abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls The Federal Government will tomorrow inaugurate a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC) in Dapchi, Yobe State, on 19 Feb. The panel will […]

UEFA hands Samir Nasri 6-month ban for doping

UEFA bans Samir Nasri six months for doping Former Manchester City midfielder and France international Samir Nasri was handed a six-month doping ban “for using a prohibited method” by European football governing body UEFA on Tuesday. Nasri, 30, had appealed to UEFA for a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) following a multi-vitamin intravenous booster he received […]

12 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, others

12 ships with petroleum products, others to arrive Lagos port By Aisha Cole The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says 12 ships laden with various products, including petrol, are at the Lagos ports waiting to berth. The NPA disclosed on Tuesday in its daily “Shipping Position” made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

Shakira pays $24.6m to Spanish taxman

Shakira: pays $24.6m to Spanish taxman Superstar Shakira has handed over more than 20 million euros ($24.6 million) to tax authorities in Spain, a report said Tuesday. Shakira, who is a partner to Barcelona player, Gerard Pique had been accused of not paying taxes despite being a resident between 2011 and 2014. Catalan daily El […]

Trump begins 2020 re-election campaign

Brad Parscale leads Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign (Reuters/NAN) U.S. President Donald Trump has kicked off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign with the appointment of political strategist, Brad Parscale, as manager of his team. Parscale, a digital expert critical to Trump’s 2016 victory was named on Tuesday to lead the Trump’s re-election team. In a statement, […]

Dapchi Girls: Dogara tells army, police to stop blame game

Dogara cautions army and police over Dapchi abduction By Abiemwense Moru Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, asked security agencies to take responsibility for failing to stop the abduction of 110 schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe, on Feb. 19. He said that the buck-passing between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police […]

Dakarun sojin Nigeria da Kamaru ‘sun kashe mayakan Boko Haram 35’

Hakkin mallakar hotoBOKO HARAM VIDEOImage captionRundunar ta sha ba da labarin kashe mayakan Boko Haram Rundunar Operation Lafiya Dole, da ke yaki da ‘yan Boko Haram, ta ce dakarunta da na Kamaru sun kashe mayakan kungiyar 35. Sanarwar da mai magana da rundunar Kanar Onyema Nwachukwu ya aike wa manema labarai ta ce lamarin ya […]

Nigeria: PDP ta nemi Buhari ya tafi Dapchi

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionPDP ta ce Shugaba Buhari da jam’iyyarsa ba su damu da sace matan Dapchi ba Jam’iyyar PDP mai hamayya a Najeriya ta bukaci shugaban kasar Muhammadu Buhari ya tattara kayansa ya koma garin Dapchi domin ya gano mata 110 da aka yi amannar cewa kungiyar Boko Haram ta sace. “PDP na […]