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Democratic Representative Al Green of Texas is expected to submit articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Wednesday in the first legislative step for any congressional bid to force a sitting president from office. “Obstruction of justice by the president is the problem,” Green said Tuesday. “Impeachment by Congress is ...
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By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja Venezuelans Diplomatic Missions of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on the African Continent has reiterated it resolute to reject, repudiate, denounce and combat aggressions that the Venezuelan ultra- right has been perpetrating against to the Bolivarian people of Venezuela, with aggressions sustained by the US government, ...
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A 63-year-old driver, Nana Kwaku, who allegedly drove a vehicle in a dangerous manner and killed two persons, was on Friday charged before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun. Kwaku, of no fixed address, is facing a two-count charge of manslaughter and reckless driving. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told ...
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The Kaduna State House of Assembly said it had passed 35 bills into law, out of the 40 brought before it in the last two years. The Speaker, Alhaji Aminu Shagali, made the disclosure on Friday while announcing the end of the second legislative session. He said that apart from ...
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The general court martial (GCM) sitting at 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Borno state sentenced one Hilary Joel, a lance coporal, to death over the murder of a suspected BokoThe post Army sentences Borno-based soldier to death for murder appeared first on TheCable. Go to Source Author: TheCable ...
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A 91-year-old woman on a meagre pension was caught shoplifting from a department store, but Italian police officers called to the scene of the crime paid for the item she tried to steal and gave her a ride back home. Go to Source Author: Jennifer Okundia ...
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The Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabir, has offered to  sacrifice his last “drop of blood” to ensure Nigeria remains one in spite of calls by Arewa Youths asking Igbos to vacate Northern Nigeria. Kabir said this at his palace on Friday, when he addressed leaders of the Igbo community and other ...
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Godswill Akpabio, minority leader of the senate, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could have produced the senate president if lawmakers elected on the party’s platform were greedy. Speaking atThe post Akpabio: I discouraged PDP senators interested in senate president’s seat appeared first on TheCable. Go to Source Author: Dyepkazah ...
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American singer, Mary J. Blige, who filed for divorce from estranged ex-husband and ex-manager Martin “Kendu” Isaacs, has been ordered to pay him $30,000 a month in temporary spousal support, so as to accommodate the “style of living” Isaacs was accustomed to while he was married to Blige. Go to ...
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The All Progressives Congress(APC) has issued a word of advice to two pro-biafra groups, The Indigenous people of Biafra(IPOB) and Movement for the actualization of the sovereign state of Biafra(MASSOB). The ruling party, in a statement released on Thursday, advised the groups to join a political party or form a ...
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The Court of Appeal, sitting in Benin on Friday upheld the election of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected governor of Edo. Godwin ObasekiEdo State Governor The court dismissed the petition filed by Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ...
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By Lizzy ChirkpiOrderPaperToday – The House of Representatives has passed for second reading a bill for an Act to amend the National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization Act, Cap. N13, laws of the federation of Nigeria, 2004 to provide for effective and efficient repairs and maintenance of agricultural equipment and other ...
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Struggling Remo Stars held home side Abia Warriors to a 0-0 draw in a matchday 23 Nigeria Professional Football League clash on Thursday. It was a game that saw chances come at a premium for both teams with Abia the only team that created anything meaningful. In the 56th minute ...
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Olakunle Churchill, estranged husband to Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has taken to instagram to celebrate the mother of his son. Go to Source Author: Jennifer Okundia ...
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Two children were killed and three others injured in a bomb explosion that occurred yesterday’s evening in Fadaman Rake area of Hong Local Government in ‎Adamawa State. The incident happened around 7p.m. The explosion caused hundreds of residents of the area to flee their homes. According to reports, an unknown ...
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Days after Northern youths issued quit notice to Igbos in the region, militant group in the Niger Delta, New Delta Avengers have declared war on Federal Government of Nigeria and oil companies in the region. The militant group has vowed to resume bloody attacks on oil industries in Delta State ...
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The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), on Friday expressed support to the call by the Coalition of Northern Youth Groups for Igbos to leave the region within three months, News Agency of Nigeria reports. The group made its position known despite widespread condemnation that followed the ultimatum earlier handed by the ...
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A 54-year-old community leader, Peter Igboeli, was on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly punching and using a pestle to hit his wife. Go to Source Author: Lanre Babalola ...
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Even in death, General Abacha set hard to surpass records. He is the fourth head of state to die in office. The three others – Tafawa Balewa, Aguiyi Ironsi and Murtala Muhammed – were assassinated. The circumstances of his death, for a head of state, were most shameful. Even his ...
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Two men who were offered lifts by seven women in two separate incidents, were reportedly sexually assaulted by the women according to the Police in Zimbabwe who are already investigating the incident and who advised the public to be vigilant when they are picked by women. Go to Source Author: ...
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Abdulmumini Kabir, emir of Katsina, says he is ready to sacrifice his last “drop of blood” to ensure Nigeria remains one in spite of ethnic diversity. Kabir said this atThe post I’ll use the last drop of my blood to protect you, Katsina emir tells Igbo appeared first on TheCable ...
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The Nasarawa Police Command, on Friday announced the arrest of two men with a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED). Go to Source Author: Lanre Babalola ...
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The Minister of State For Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has announced the disappearance of the sum of N4.74 trillion, as the total amount spent by President Muhammadu Buhari, to import 20 million metric tonnes of fuel, in 2016. This came as a Senate panel uncovered secret operation of subsidy regime ...
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By Kunle Olasanmi The Middle-Belt Youth Council has condemned the quit notice issued by Arewa Youth Council, calling on Ohaneze Ndigbo to disregard the threat. According to a statement by the President of the council, Emma Zopmal, the council accused the elite in the north of sponsoring the youths to ...
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Women in Zimbabwe are finding new ways to save money during tough financial times. One of those methods is grocery clubs, which are growing in popularity. Groups meet routinely to pitch in money before they decide together what food to buy and share. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Harare ...
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At least eight people have been killed and thousands displaced in the South African city of Cape Town after the worst storm in three decades storm unleashed heavy rains and high winds. The storm, which hit on Tuesday and Wednesday, fanned fires and forced evacuations of some residents who were ...
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By Brett Parker, Managing Director – SAP Africa   Brett Parker, SAP Africa Managing Director JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 7 June 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- By now, I am convinced that you have heard of M-Pesa, the popular and often-cited mobile banking system that has become Africa’s innovation calling card. But ...
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Lesotho’s opposition party has won the most Parliamentary seats in the southern African kingdom’s snap election over the weekend. The election was called after a vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and parliament was dissolved. It is the third election to be held in Lesotho in five ...
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  The World Environment Day (WED), which is the UN’s biggest annual event for positive environmental action and takes place every 5 June, was celebrated across the globe on Wednesday under the theme: “Connecting People to Nature.” “ ‘Connecting People to Nature’, the theme for World Environment Day 2017, implores ...
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De gauche à droite: Steven Daines- Directeur Général AccorHotels Afrique et Moyen Orient, Olivier Granet- Directeur des Opérations AccorHotels Afrique et Moyen Orient, Naushad Jivraj- Directeur Général Queensway Group, Philippe Baretaud- SVP Responsable du développement EMEA AccorHotels, Pierre Hardy- directeur Financier du Groupe- Queensway Group, Craig Erasmus- Directeur Technique et ...
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From left: Steven Daines- CEO Accor Africa and Middle East, Olivier Granet- COO Accor Africa and Middle East, Naushad Jivraj- CEO Queensway Group,Philippe Baretaud- SVP Head of Development EMEA Accor Hotels, Pierre Hardy- Group Finance Director- Queensway Group, Craig Erasmus- Technical and Design Director Africa and Indian Ocean at Accor ...
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As world leaders criticise the United States for pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, scientists are trying to work out exactly what a warmer world will mean. That includes researchers in Senegal, who are making precise measurements of the ocean to try to predict how it will change. And ...
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Election officials in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho said on Sunday they were investigating why armed soldiers were deployed at many polling stations in Saturday’s election. The army has often been accused of interfering in politics in Lesotho, a landlocked African country of two million people that has been hit ...
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Moroccan authorities stifled a women’s protest in the coastal city of Al-Hoceima, campaigning for access to jobs, health services and infrastructure in the northern Rif region. Police encircled hundreds of female protesters in a public park late on Saturday, impeding others from joining, as the women chanted “freedom, dignity and social ...
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NSCDC rescues 19-year-old lady that escaped from Sambisa The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Adamawa says it has rescued Mumina Hamidu, a 19-year-old lady who escaped from Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa Forest. Briefing newsmen on the development Friday in Yola, the state Commandant of NSCDC, Mr ...
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin City over the appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu (POI) against the decision of the Justice Badamasi-led Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed the Cross Appeal filed by the All Progressives Party (APC) and Governor ...
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            On June 6, 2017, a coalition of groups describing themselves as “Northern Youths” came together and issued what they [...] Go to News Source Author: Administrator ...
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I have read with utter dismay, the Press Conference addressed by a coalition of Northern Youth Organisations wherein they issued a 3 months ultimatum to [...] Go to News Source Author: Administrator ...
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— We wish to express our profound gratitude to God for keeping us alive today. Middle Belt Youth Council is extremely concerned about the ongoing [...] Go to News Source Author: Administrator ...
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— ExxonMobil has signed a Production Sharing Contract for Block EG-11, contiguous to the company’s current operations at the Zafiro oilfield, with the Government of [...] Go to News Source Author: Administrator ...
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