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Militants order northerners to leave Niger Delta

Militants order northerners to leave Niger Delta

Militants order northerners to leave Niger Delta   A Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators (CNDA) has ordered northerners residing in the region to leave before October 1, 2017, or face the consequences.   This latest threat came few days after the coalition handed down an ultimatum to the Federal Government, demanding return of oil

China pressurize UAE, other to rename its representative office – Taiwan

China pressurize UAE, other to rename its representative office - Taiwan

China pressurize UAE, other to rename its representative office - Taiwan   China has been pressuring the United Arab Emirates and four other countries to ask Taiwan to rename its representative offices in another sign of diplomatic pressure on the self-ruled island, Taiwan's foreign ministry said on Thursday.   China regards Taiwan as a

Prof. Awosika re-elected as Chairman of UN CLCS

Prof. Awosika re-elected as Chairman of UN CLCS

Prof. Awosika re-elected as Chairman of UN CLCS   Nigeria’s candidate, Prof. Lawrence Folajimi Awosika, has been re-elected as Chairman of the United Nation’s Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS).   The Correspondent of NAN in New York reports that Awosika polled 154 out of 157 votes to emerge Chair of

Eleven Million children in Northeast Nigeria out of school – UN

Eleven Million children in Northeast Nigeria out of school – UN

Eleven Million children in Northeast Nigeria out of school – UN     The UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Mr. Gordon Brown, says there are about 11 million out-of-school children in northeast Nigeria due to the destructive activities of the Boko Haram terrorists.   Brown, former British Prime Minister and chair of the Commission

Deadly blaze ravaged London tower

Deadly blaze ravaged London tower

Deadly blaze ravaged London tower   The fire that engulfed the 27-storey Grenfell Tower in central London, on Wednesday, killed some people and injured at least 50 more.   The dead were trapped while asleep inside the towering inferno.   “I am very sad to confirm that there have been a number of fatalities, I cannot

OPEC to stop stabilizer role oil market – Kachikwu warns US

OPEC to stop stabilizer role oil market - Kachikwu warns US

OPEC to stop stabilizer role oil market -  Kachikwu warns US   Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, has issued a threat to the United States and other oil producing countries who are non-members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), stating that OPEC would soon stop playing

Senate to work with ILO eliminate child labour – Saraki

Senate to work with ILO eliminate child labour – Saraki

Senate to work with ILO  eliminate child labour – Saraki   Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, said, yesterday, that the 8th Senate was committed to working with the International Labour Organisation, ILO, to eliminate all forms of child labour in the country.   Senate to work with ILO  eliminate child labour – Saraki   Speaking, yesterday,

Budget News Update: Osinbajo signs 2017 budget into law

Budget News Update: Osinbajo signs 2017 budget into law

Budget News Update:  Osinbajo signs 2017 budget into law   President Muhammadu Buhari, the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 appropriation bill into law.   Prof Osinbajo signed the budget at about 4:40 p.m. on Monday inside his conference room in the presence of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari,

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