Category: Features

Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to Xi Jinping, his first direct approach to the Chinese leader. The president thanked Mr Xi for congratulating him on his...

Kenyan closure of Dadaab refugee camp blocked by high court

The High Court in Kenya has blocked the government’s bid to close the largest refugee camp in the world. A directive to shut the Dadaab camp and forcibly...

Government Takes Over Arik Airline

The Federal Government has taken over Arik Airline, which has been experiencing difficulties in recent times. According to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria...

Saraki: I spoke with Buhari, he is fine

The President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and in high spirits. Saraki who, through his tweeter...

Somalia presidential vote at Mogadishu airport

Somalia’s MPs are electing the country’s president in a heavily guarded aircraft hangar in Mogadishu, as the rest of the country is not safe. Traffic has...

Bank of England sees inflation spreading beyond food and fuel

The Bank of England says price rises already seen in food and fuel will spread to other goods later this year. In a monthly report of business conditions, the Bank said...

INEC Officials Linked To 111M Bribery Must Be Prosecuted Immediately – CACOL

In the meantime The Centre for Anti-Corruption Open Leadership, CACOL, has called for the prosecution of the INEC staff and others linked to the 111 million naira...

Rivers rerun: INEC yet to receive police report accusing staff of bribery

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it was yet to receive the report of the police panel that investigated activities surrounding the December 10,...

Senate to Amaechi: Retract claim on foreign loans

The Senate has vowed to tackle the Presidency over claims by Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, that the National Assembly was yet to approve loans that would be...

CJN: Osinbajo sends Onnoghen name to Senate for confirmation

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has sent the name of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to the National Assembly for confirmation as the...