Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has written to the House of Representatives to request for a virement of 1365.6 billion Naira to some critical priority projects in the 2017 budget.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday extended the restriction of movement across the State noting that it had been slightly expanded and will now be enforced between 7 am and 3pm on Saturday July 22, to allow for a smooth conduct of the Local Government elections and unhindered participation. The Government also reiterated the call […]
The head of the French armed forces on Wednesday resigned after a clash with President Emmanuel Macron over defense budget cuts, bringing to a head an early test of the newly elected president’s mettle. In a statement, 60 year-old Pierre de Villiers said he had tried to maintain a French defense force with the ability to […]
Twenty-seven people have drowned and about 50 remain missing after the vessel transporting them capsized in Congo, Local officials confirmed Monday. Province Governor, Nicolas Bulukungu, said the accident occurred early Friday on the river Kasai in Idiofa territory in south-eastern Kwilu province. Mr. Bulukungu who said the motorised canoe was carrying an estimated 90 people, […]
At least 18 people have been reported dead and 18 missing in flooding in China’s northeast, state media said Monday, after the latest deadly deluge to hit the country this summer. The central and eastern parts of Jilin province were hit by driving rain Thursday and Friday, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. More […]
A female suicide bomber struck early Monday morning, killing 10 worshippers who came for prayers at a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno State. The incident came on day after Borno State Police command said two boys, aged 8 and 10, came in contact with Boko Haram terrorists who strapped one of them with IED. The bomb […]
All is now set in Zamfara to receive Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, expected on one-day official visit on July 18. The acting President was scheduled to inaugurate projects executed by Governor Abdulaziz Yari across the state. M-Liman who is the state’s Commissioner for Rural and Community Development, said other projects to be inaugurated included […]