Aisha Buhari takes fight against child death to private sector

The Wife of Nigerian President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has taken the battle against scourge of maternal and child death to the private sector. She wants stakeholders in the private sector to support the fight through massive investment in health. She sought for shift of attention to the fight at a private sector meeting for investment… Continue reading Aisha Buhari takes fight against child death to private sector

Trump weighs military options in Syria

President Donald Trump huddled with top national security advisors Thursday to weigh his military options in Syria, as Moscow warned against any move that risks triggering a conflict between Russia and the United States. The drumbeat of military action appeared to grow louder, as Russia stonewalled diplomatic efforts at the United Nations and France declared… Continue reading Trump weighs military options in Syria

Arsenal, Atletico, Marseille, Salzburg reach Europa League semis

Salzburg, Marseille, Atlético and Arsenal are the semi-finalists in the UEFA Europa League. Salzburg beat Lazio 6-5 on aggregate, scoring four goals in 20 minutes of the second half to edge out the Italians. Italians had won the first leg 4-1. French team Marseille ousted the Bundesliga team Leipzig 5-2. Arsenal survived a scare and… Continue reading Arsenal, Atletico, Marseille, Salzburg reach Europa League semis

2019: ADP denies alliance with SDP

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has said that it did not sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Social Democratic Party (SDP) ahead of 2019 general elections. The party stated this in a statement by its Director of Media, Mr Kayode Jacob, in Abuja on Thursday, debunking media reports to that effect. It described… Continue reading 2019: ADP denies alliance with SDP

ICT smart cities possible in Nigeria – FG insists

The Federal Government says it is committed to its plan to create smart cities in the country, saying Nigerians should not be pessimistic about the move. The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, gave the assurance on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. NAN reports that the minister… Continue reading ICT smart cities possible in Nigeria – FG insists

NYSC members now to be posted to farms – Coordinator

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it will include farming and crop production as part of the one year primary assignment for corps members from the next service year. Mr Bello Ballama, the NYSC FCT Coordinator, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. He said… Continue reading NYSC members now to be posted to farms – Coordinator

Assets forfeiture: Court keeps Patience Jonathan waiting

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday fixed April 30 to rule on an application, seeking the forfeiture of two properties belonging to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan to the Federal Government. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Oct. 20, 2017 filed an ex parte application praying the court for… Continue reading Assets forfeiture: Court keeps Patience Jonathan waiting