Month: March 2018

Israel resumes attacks in Syria, army’s chief of staff says

Chief of Staff of the Israeli occupation army Gadi Eizenkot said that the Israeli army had resumed attacks on Syrian sites, Quds Press reported yesterday. Eizenkot said the attacks had resumed after an Israeli fighter jet was downed by the Syrian defence last month. Israel has claimed it attacks bases in Syria used by Iran… Read More »

Month: March 2018

IPOB: Court orders Sen Abaribe to produce Nnamdi Kanu June 26

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday issued a fresh order to Senator Enyinaya Abaribe and two others to produce the leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB}, Nnamdi Kanu, who has jumped bail in court on June 16, 2018 or risk jail terms. Abaribe, who is representing… Read More »

Month: March 2018

NATIONAL HEALTH ACT : ”Effective Implementation Will Boost Health Care Delivery“ – Gov. Okowa

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has called for the effective implementation of the National Health Act so as to improve health care delivery in the country. Speaking yesterday (27-03-18} when Senator Alkali Jajere, Chairman Federal Medical Centre {FMC} Asaba, led members of his board on a courtesy visit to Government House, Governor Okowa… Read More »

Month: March 2018

Mitrovic scores twice as Super Eagles lose to Serbia

Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice as Serbia defeated Nigeria 2-0 in an international friendly played in London on Tuesday night. It was the Super Eagles’ second friendly in four days, following their 1-0 victory over Poland last Friday. The first half ended goalless. Serbia should have gone into the break 1-0 up, but Mitrovic’s finish, which… Read More »

Month: March 2018

Suspects in Dino Melaye gun case escape from police custody

Police in Lokoja said on Wednesday that the two suspects that named Sen. Dino Melaye as the supplier of guns to them had escaped from custody. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ali Janga, disclosed this at a press conference in Lokoja. Janga said that the two suspects, Kabiru Seidu alias Osama and… Read More »

Month: March 2018

Nigeria needs clear blueprint for economic diversification — Sahara Group

Mr. Tonye Cole, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Sahara Group, yesterday, disclosed that Nigeria needs a clear blueprint to enable it diversify the nation’s economy. In statement made available to Vanguard by Mr Bethel Obioma, the company’s Corporate Communications, manager, Cole, called for a realistic program towards achieving the desired diversification. He stated: “The… Read More »

Month: March 2018

Trump: Kim Jong Un looking forward to meeting me

The US President’s words come after Kim Jong Un visited China in his first foreign trip since taking power. Mr Kim met the Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of planned summits between North Korea, South Korea and the US, with the three having agreed to talk to allay tensions over Mr Kim’s nuclear ambitions. Mr… Read More »

Month: March 2018

Imo state under serious misrule – Sen. Anyanwu

Senator representing Owerri zone at the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, has said he is interested in the governorship of Imo state because the governance experiment in the hands of the incumbent has failed the expectation of the people, making the need to rescue the state imperative. Speaking in a… Read More »

Month: March 2018

Forex: CBN intervenes with $210m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, intervened in the inter-bank sector of the Foreign Exchange market to the tune of $210 million. Figures obtained from the Bank on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 indicate that the Wholesale sector of the market got a boost of $100 million, while the Small and… Read More »