Buhari leaves for Poland

President Muhammadu Buhari left Abuja on Saturday for Poland to attend the 24th session of the Climate Change Conference known as the Parties (COP24). Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), said in a statement on Friday that COP24, under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), would hold from […]

Police, protesters clash over fuel price hike

Police and protesters have clashed in Paris ahead of a third weekend of mass “yellow vest” demonstrations sparked by rising fuel prices. Police fired tear gas while several officers had yellow paint thrown at them. At least 16 people were arrested. Thousands of people have been taking to the streets in protest at fuel costs […]

Troops go offensive, dislodge Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army said its troops have dislodged Boko Haram fightersfrom their hideout and in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno, causing them to flee abandoning their weapons. The army said on its Twitter handle that on Nov. 29 that the troops launched offensive on two fronts against the insurgents and successfully dislodged them […]

New minimum wage: You have conspired with FG – Group mocks labour leaders

The All Workers Convergence (AWC) has declared that the lingering new national minimum wage issue was a reflection of the conspiracy between labour leaders and the Federal Government. AWC National Coordinator, Comrade Andrew Emelieze made this declaration while speaking with journalists in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital at the weekend. He said that what the […]

Trump, Obama, world leaders pay tribute to George H.W. Bush

Praise for former US president George H.W. Bush, poured in on Saturday hours after his death at 94 at his Houston home. His son, former president George W. Bush said he “was a man of the highest character. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion of those […]