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Putin, Trump discuss North Korea in phone call

Putin, Trump discuss North Korea in phone call

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump discussed the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear program in a phone call Thursday, in which the US president took the unusual step of thanking his Russian counterpart for praising America’s economy. The two heads of state discussed “the situation in several crisis zones, with a focus on solving the nuclear

Army Restates Loyalty To President Buhari

The Nigeria Army has said it will loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari while maintaining a high level of professionalism and remain apolitical in all its conducts. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai, made these assertions on Thursday, at the closing ceremony of the Chief Of Staff Annual Conference which held at Ibadan, the

Fuel Scarcity To End In 48 Hours, Says Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has assured governors of Nigerias 36 states that the ongoing fuel scarcity will end in 48 hours. Mr. Kachikwu gave the assurance on Thursday while briefing members of the National Economic Council, NEC, comprising the governors and some ministers. The NEC is chaired by the Vice President,

State Assemblies Begin Debate On Constitution Amendment

Three months after the National Assembly transmitted drafts of the 1999 Constitution Amendment to State Houses of Assembly, some houses have commenced debate on the bills. Indication emerged yesterday that the National Assembly sent only 15 bills to State Houses of Assembly for adoption out of the 21 bills adopted by the National Assembly. LEADERSHIP

Osinbajo, Gowon, Shonekan, others grace Villa Christmas Concert

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan, were among dignitaries who graced the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja. The event, which took place at the State House Conference Centre, was onganised by the Presidency to honour God for

LP ready for APC in Ogun — National chair

The Labour Party (LP) in Ogun State is determined to take over power from Governor Ibikunle Amosun come 2019 gubernatorial election, national chairman of the party, Alhaji Abdulkareem Abdulsalam, has said. He disclosed that LP was the only political party that could take over from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State come

EFCC Chairman, DSS DG Appear Before Senate Panel

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and the Director General of the DSS, Lawal Daura, are before a Senate panel to discuss the clash between EFCC and DSS officials. The clash began when operatives of the EFCC attempted to arrest former head of NIA, Mr Ayo Oke, and the former

Respite For Kaduna Teachers As Industrial Court Stops Sack

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria in the Kaduna judicial division, yesterday, granted an order of interlocutory injunction restraining Kaduna State governor , Nasiru el-Rufai, from the planned sack of 21,780 primary school teachers who reportedly failed a competency test meant for primary four pupils. Dakun Rindi Esq and Augustina Joshua (Miss) Esq had, on

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