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Pelosi meets Taiwan’s Tsai to Beijing’s fury

Pelosi meets Taiwan’s Tsai to Beijing’s fury

  US Speaker Nancy Pelosi has met Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a visit that has been strongly condemned by China. Ms Pelosi, the most senior US politician in 25 years to visit Taiwan, said…

US state rejects proposal to limit abortion

US state rejects proposal to limit abortion

  The conservative US state of Kansas has decided in a referendum to protect abortion rights – in a major victory for pro-choice groups. Voters overwhelmingly said they did not wish to amend the state…

US warns of possible retaliation over Zawahiri

US warns of possible retaliation over Zawahiri

  The US has urged its citizens to be vigilant against possible anti-American violence abroad following the killing of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. His death could prompt al-Qaeda supporters or other linked terror groups to…

Insecurity: Kogi Gov bans face masks in public places

Insecurity: Kogi Gov bans face masks in public places

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has ordered the immediate closure of all brothels harbouring criminals and also banned the wearing of facemasks in public places for proper identification in the state. The governor said…

Senate orders Ogun River Basin to refund N450m contracts inflation

Senate orders Ogun River Basin to refund N450m contracts inflation

The Senate Public Account Committee (SPAC), yesterday, uncovered how officials of Ogun/Osun River Basin inflated the construction of water dams, overhead tanks totalling about N450 million. The locations of the overpaid projects are Agbado-Isoye Ogun…

MSMEs: FG disburses N66bn to 1.258m Nigerians

MSMEs: FG disburses N66bn to 1.258m Nigerians

About 1.258 million Nigerians have benefited from Federal Government’s Survival Fund and Guarantee Off-Take Scheme for the support of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). TheamounttotalsN66billion. Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador…

Insecurity: Soyinka, Falana back Buhari’s impeachment plan

Insecurity: Soyinka, Falana back Buhari’s impeachment plan

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and human Rrghts lawyer, Femi Falana, yesterday supported the move by the National Assembly members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. Soyinka and Falana while…

Obasanjo: High cost of diesel, feeds, exchange rate stifling farming

Obasanjo: High cost of diesel, feeds, exchange rate stifling farming

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented the rising prices of diesel, feed and the exchange rate crisis, saying they are killing fish farming in Nigeria. According to the farmer, the high price of diesel is already…

ASUU Strike: Why we adopted voluntary conciliation –Ngige

ASUU Strike: Why we adopted voluntary conciliation –Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has said the Federal Government adopted voluntary conciliation towards the resolution of the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) instead of arbitration in…

Buhari To Security Forces: You’ve full freedom to deal with insecurity, end the madness

Buhari To Security Forces: You’ve full freedom to deal with insecurity, end the madness

…condemns Plateau, Kaduna, Sokoto attacks …assures states of FG’s support President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he has given security forces full freedom to deal with terrorists, bandits and kidnappers. This is even as he…