Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai gets State Funeral

  Zimbabwe – President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday, that the opposition leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai, who died Wednesday will be accorded a state burial.   The 65-year-old Tsvangirai, succumbed to cancer of the colon while hospitalised in South Africa.   Mnangagwa said this on Thursday on the sidelines of the official opening of the…

PMB unveils locally-made drone

  Yesterday, in Kaduna State, President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) produced locally by the Nigerian Air Force Institute of Technology.   The device, ‘TSAIGUMI’, will be used to fight militants, armed bandits and other sophisticated crimes through enhanced air surveillance.   Speaking at the unveiling, Buhari said: “The world…

Zamfara Attack: Gunmen kill 36

  Thirty-six people who were killed by gunmen in Birane Village in Zurmi Local Council of Zamfara State have been buried on Wednesday.   However, the Police Command in Zamfara admitted that 18 persons died in the attack, which appears to be a reprisal against the villagers for intercepting a suspected cattle rustler.   The…

Acceptance of Naira by British govt will enhance trade, technology transfer – Adelegan

  Mr Dapo Adelegan who is the former President of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), revealed that the acceptance of payment in Nigerian currency by the British Government will enhance trade and technology transfer between both countries.   Adelegan has made this known during an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos.   He…

Senate Speaks on Working Against Buhari

  Last Wednesday, the Senate said it followed due process in the adoption and passage of the amendment to the Electoral Act.   Senator Sahi Abdullahi, spokesperson, also exposed allegations that the change in the sequence of elections was targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari. The senator insisted that the amendment was with the rules guiding…