12 presidential candidates congratulate Buhari

Twelve presidential candidates in the Feb. 23 presidential election on Monday in Abuja, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on his re-election. Acting under the aegis of Forum of Presidential Candidates and Political Parties for Good Governance, the group said at a news conference in Abuja, that the victory was deserved. […]

Nigerian Army to establish zoos, parks nationwide

The Nigerian Army has expressed readiness to establish zoos and parks in all its cantonments  nationwide for preserving the ecosystem and help to conserve the country’s natural and cultural heritage. Maj. Gen. Adekunle Shodunke, the Chief of Army Standards and Evaluation (CASE) said this when he paid a courtesy visit to the Conservator-General of the […]

Atiku’s son-in-law released as PDP reveals why EFCC arrested Turaki

Babalele Abdullahi, an associate of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been released by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Abdullahi is Atiku’s son in-law and Finance Director of companies owned by the Wazirin Adamawa. Segun Sowunmi, Atiku’s spokesman, confirmed the development Tuesday morning on Twitter. “Atiku Abubakar’s son in-law […]

TCN exposes AEDC’s failure

Electricity power line By Kingsley Okoye The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has accused Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) of putting its customers in darkness by rejecting about 40 per cent of electricity wheeled to the company. TCN said it had continued to deliver electricity to TCN’s substations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), but […]

Equatorial Guinea hosts AfDB’s meeting

AfDB Equatorial Guinea will host the African Development Bank’s next annual meetings coming up in June 2019. The hosting of the meeting is a fallout of the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two parties. The Annual Meetings will take place from 11th to 14th June, 2019 in the country’s capital city, Malabo. […]

Ghosn ex-NISSAN chief granted surprise bail in Tokyo

Carlos Ghosn: granted a surprise bail in Tokyo Former auto industry titan Carlos Ghosn moved a step closer to freedom Tuesday as a Tokyo court unexpectedly granted him bail after more than three months in detention. It was the latest twist in a case that has kept Japan and the business world gripped since the […]

Trump extends Zimbabwe sanctions

Emmerson Mangagwa: Trump extends Zimbabwe sanctions by one year U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday extended by one year sanctions against Zimbabwe saying that the new government’s policies continue to pose an “unusual and extraordinary” threat to U.S. foreign policy. The renewal comes despite calls by African leaders, including South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, for […]

London patient cured of HIV-AIDS in medical breakthrough

An HIV-AIDS patient in Thailand: London patient cured of the virus, a conference will be told today A second person is in sustained remission from HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, after ceasing treatment and is likely cured, researchers were set to announce at a medical conference Tuesday. Ten years after the first confirmed case […]

China cuts taxes, jacks military spending to $180b

China Premier Li Keqiang: speaks on China’s economy and military spending China’s premier warned Tuesday that the country faces a “tough struggle” as he unveiled tax cuts to prop up a stuttering economy while increasing military spending to nearly $180 billion. The slowdown and US trade war have become major challenges for President Xi Jinping, […]