Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people. Buhari, who delivered Nigeria’s National Statement, lauded the international community’s support against Boko Haram and for providing support to address the huge humanitarian challenges in Nigeria’s… Continue reading Buhari praises UN for support against Boko Haram

Trump says North Korea leader on suicide mission

The U.S. President, Donald Trump, has described North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un as a rocket man on a suicide mission. And he said his country will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge. Trump spoke today at the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York, his… Continue reading Trump says North Korea leader on suicide mission

AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI BY A CORPS MEMBER: LET’S MAKE NIGERIA WORK FOR ALL…

Your Excellency, With high hope of a better Nigeria,which my colleagues and I have committed ourselves, we welcome you back to the country. Permit me, your Excellency, to on behalf of all serving corps members convey our view on some critical issues to you via this very platform. I hope it gets to you. There… Continue reading AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI BY A CORPS MEMBER: LET’S MAKE NIGERIA WORK FOR ALL…

America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

A former US State Department Nigeria specialist, Mathew Page, has suggested that a US civil forfeiture case to seize $144 million of assets from two cronies of Diezani Alison-Madueke, may just be the start of her legal troubles with America. US Justice Department last week filed an asset recovery case in Houston against Jide Omokore… Continue reading America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

Lagos Airport to be certified July 21 – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Thursday said the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, would be certified on July 21. Mr Rabiu Yadudu, the Director of Operations, FAAN, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of the Quarterly Breakfast Meeting of the Aviation Roundtable (ART) in Lagos. Yadudu said that… Continue reading Lagos Airport to be certified July 21 – FAAN

Igbo language school in South Africa

The Progressives Leaders Association (PILA), an organisation sponsoring an Igbo Language School in the U.S., says a similar school has been opened in South Africa. Mr Chima Umealo, Coordinator of PILA in South Africa, said at a dinner in Johannesburg on Sunday that 16 children had started lesson in the school. He said the group’s… Continue reading Igbo language school in South Africa

Human urine better than fertiliser, expert says

An environmental engineer, Mr Isaac Bryant, on Saturday urged conversion of human urine into fertiliser and other products that would have higher environmental value. “Urine, which most of us consider as waste, is a valuable resource which we can use directly as fertiliser. “Urine is very safe, hygienic, easy to handle and collect, and easily… Continue reading Human urine better than fertiliser, expert says