Category: Foreign

June 18, 2019 Sunny David No comments exist

The Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has launched a website to “allow Nigerians track the status” of the ongoing construction of the 2nd Niger Bridge. The federal government had in November awarded the construction giant a N206 billion contract for the work. The Julius Berger, in a statement issued by the company’s media office and available…

June 10, 2019 Sunny David 5 comments

Anambra State Government has applauded the European Union EU and the World Health Organization WHO for supporting the state in organizing the National Health Workforce Review, Cleaning and Validation Workshop. The appreciation was conveyed by the Commissioner for Health through the Acting Permanent Secretary, Dr. John Ndibe, during the workshop in Awka. Dr. Ndibe noted…

May 24, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced her decision to resign as British Prime Minister. She announced today that she will quit as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party and Prime Minister on June 7. Ms May has been battling to get the British parliament to agree to her Brexit deal for the UK…

May 23, 2019 Frederick Odu No comments exist

Oil bearing communities in Warri South West local government area and Chevron Nigeria Limited have been asked to exercise restraint in the crisis that led to the shut down of the company’s flow station at Utunana, Kokodiagbene in Gbaramatu Kingdom. The Delta State Deputy Governor, Barrister Kingsley Otuaro, made the  appeal in Government House Annex…

May 16, 2019 uche No comments exist

President Muhammadu Buhari will be leaving for Saudi Arabia Thursday for an Islamic function. A statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said the President is travelling at the request of the Saudi king, Salman Bin Abdulaziz, to perform an Islamic function called Umrah. “President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz,…

May 8, 2019 uche No comments exist

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Professor Tijjani Mohammad Bande is now the new President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. Outgoing president of the global body, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés disclosed this at a joint media briefing with the Foreign Affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama at the State House, Abuja after a meeting with…

May 7, 2019 uche No comments exist

Pic: MARIA ESPINOSA The President, United Nations General Assembly, María Garces, has arrived in Nigeria on a working visit. Garces and her delegation were received  on Monday by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations office in Abuja. According to a statement by the spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,…

May 2, 2019 uche No comments exist

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona take a comfortable 3-0 lead from the UEFA Champions League semi-final’s first leg at Camp Nou on Wednesday night. Luis Suarez had given the home side the lead on the 26th minute when he ran onto Jordi Alba’s pass to steer past Alisson Becker. Liverpool came out smoking in…

April 28, 2019 uche No comments exist

China’s President, Xi Jinping, has called on world leaders to build an open world economy, amid a rising protectionism policy in the West. Speaking at a roundtable meeting of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing, the Chinese leader said today’s world economy was experiencing a challenging moment with “rising…

April 22, 2019 uche 1 comment

Over $351 million (over N126bn) has been reportedly found at the residence of one of Africa’s former leaders, President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, who was overthrown in a military coup on April 11, 2019 A senior public prosecutor in Sudan, Mutasim Mahmoud, announced in a statement the seizure of $351 million, €6.7 million, and SDG 5 billion ($105million) at the…

April 22, 2019 uche No comments exist

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the terrible attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on the holy day of Easter. President Buhari, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, extended deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the attacks and wished speedy recovery to the…

April 20, 2019 uche No comments exist

Liberian President, George Weah, has reportedly been chased out of office by two huge snakes, preventing the use of his office space. The President’s Press Secretary, Smith Toby told newsmen that two black snakes were found in the foreign affairs ministry building, site of the official office. All staff have been told to stay away…

March 1, 2019 uche No comments exist

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said  Pakistan will release a captured Indian pilot today as a “peace gesture.” Mr Khan revealed the decision in parliament, saying that Pakistan was focused on de-escalation and India’s military welcomed the Pakistani move. Pakistan shot down the pilot’s jet on Wednesday, as tensions rose with India over the disputed…