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Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Act: CSO Tells Govt To Act Fast On Structures…Lauds President Buhari, NASS

Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Act: CSO Tells Govt To Act Fast On Structures…Lauds President Buhari, NASS

A Civil Society Organisation, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption-MIIVOC has warned that despite assenting to the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Bill by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, danger is yet to be averted for the country. MIIVOC Executive Director, Dr. Walter Duru who gave the warning while addressing newsmen in Calabar, weekend however commended […]

China Firm to Refund $12 million After France World Cup Win

A Chinese kitchen appliance maker is paying out up to 79 million yuan (£8.9 million) in refunds to its customers. The company vowed last month that it would do so if France won the football World Cup competition. Vatti Corp Ltd, based in China’s south-eastern province of Guangdong, said early on Monday on its official […]

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Wraps Up Landmark Peace Conference with Ethnic Armed Groups

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi welcomed ethnic armed groups previously shunned from ceasefire negotiations on Monday as she wrapped up a landmark peace conference in the capital, Naypyitaw. “The groups, some of whom have clashed with the Myanmar army in recent months, had open and friendly meetings with the government and military,’’ […]

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Tunisian President Asks PM To Step Down or Seek Confidence Vote

President Beji Essebsi of Tunisia has called on Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to step down or seek a confidence vote amid a political crisis in the North African country. “The prime minister has two options in case the crisis with political and national powers continues, either resign or ask for a parliament confidence vote,” Essebsi […]

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UN Envoy Cautions Israel, Palestine Against War

UN envoy on the Middle East Peace Process, Mr Nickolay Mladenov, has urged Israelis and Palestinians to pull back from the brink of a confrontation “that nobody wants and everybody will lose’’. The UN Special Coordinator on the Middle East Peace Process, told a press conference in the Gaza Strip earlier on Sunday, with a […]

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Nigeria’s Senate President Congratulates Ekiti Gov-Elect

Senate President Bukola Saraki has congratulated the Ekiti Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on his victory in the just-concluded gubernatorial election. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu in Abuja on Sunday, urged Fayemi to use his second-coming to continue the people-centered policies and programmes of his […]

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Election 2019: Lamido to Nigerians Liberate Yourselves From Shackles Of Poverty, Hunger, Frustration

  By Joseph Edegbo: Former Governor of Jigawa State and presidential hopeful on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sule Lamido has called on Nigerians to vote out the present leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. Lamido who is eyeing the Presidency come 2019 under the PDP platform, urged Nigerians […]

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Tens of Thousands of Anti-Trump Marchers Gather in London

Tens of thousands of people gathered in central London Friday to protest about U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Britain. The Metropolitan Police have closed off a large area of London to traffic and a huge security operation swung into place over fears that terrorists may take the opportunity to strike. Anti-Trump protests were taking […]

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