Protesters Storm U.S. Embassy In Baghdad After Iraq Airstrikes

Dozens of people stormed the compound of the United States embassy in Iraq on Tuesday in response to American airstrikes that killed dozens of fighters from an Iran-backed militia group. American fighter jets on Sunday bombed weapons depots in Iraq and Syria

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Military To Resume Trial Of Badeh’s ADC, Others

The court martial of the aide-de-camp to a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, and six soldiers attached to him, will continue in the second week of January. An authoritative military source confirmed to our correspondent

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‘Ebonyi To Complete International Airport In 18 Months’

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi says the state’s International Airport recently approved by the Federal Government will be completed within 18 months. Umahi revealed this on Tuesday at his hometown, Uburu, when a delegation of Ezza clan where the airport

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2020: Nigeria Must Urgently Tackle Poverty, Illiteracy – Atiku

Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has highlighted poverty and illiteracy as parts of the major challenges Nigeria must tackle urgently. Following his repeated calls on the Federal Government to give special

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Alleged Car Theft: Court Gives Fashola Last Chance To Appear

A popular Nigerian musician, Mr. Adeyemi Fashola, also known as Naira Marley has been given till January 14, 2020 to appear before it for arraignment over allegation of car theft leveled against him. The Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos

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Transition: Bayelsa Lawmakers, Politicians Assure Synergy With Lyon’s Administration

By Akam Aniefiok, Yenagoa A House of Representatives member, Bayelsa State House of Assembly lawmakers and politicians from the Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, have expressed optimism that a balanced and cordial relationship will exist between the legislative

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Senate Defends N37bn National Assembly Renovation, Blasts Critics

BY CHIDOZIE OGBONNAYA WITH AGENCY REPORT The last is definitely not heard about the N37 billion voted for the renovation of the National Assembly complex in the 2020 budget. The Senate, in defense of their actions on Monday insisted that

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Nigeria’s 2019 Economic Overview, 2020 Expectations

By Yahaya Umar and Mariam Sanni The outlook of Nigeria’s economy remains fragile, dampened by high unemployment, insecurity challenges, power shortages, unstable oil prices and a more subdued global economic environment. Focus Economics panelists see GDP growing 2.4% in 2020,

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Gov Ihedioha Renames Jacob Zuma Road Owerri

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo on Monday renamed Jacob Zuma Road in Owerri after First Republic parliamentarian and minister, Chief Mbazuluike Amaechi.A statement issued in Owerri by Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, stated that Ihedioha

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Okowa Tasks Wealthy Nigerians, Corporate Organisations On Sports Devt

Delta state Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa has said that in spite of the huge investment in sports development, a lot is still needed to be done to take it to the desired level. He made the statement on Monday

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