Arkwright reacts to Zamfara attack

  The United Kingdom’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has reacted to the killing of over 40 persons by unknown gunmen in Zamfara State last week, saying that violence is never the right way to resolve disputes.   In his Twitter handle, @PaulTArkwright, the Commissioner has urged the Nigerian Government to carry out thorough…

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…