Ban lists achievements as UN Sec-Gen, says `I have more regrets’

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Outgoing UN Scribe, Ban Ki-moon, said on Friday that he had more regrets leaving office after a two-term tenure than celebrations. Ban, who made the remarks during his final press briefing as secretary-general, with the UN Correspondents, emphasised his sadness over the ongoing hot-beds around the world. “I regret leaving…

Melania Trump sues publisher, blogger over stories from her past

Melania Trump, wife of Republican nominee Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit against Maryland-based publisher of the Daily Mail Online and a blogger on Thursday over stories about her past she believes were “tremendously damaging,” her attorney said in a statement. Her lawsuit is coming after the Daily Mail retracted the story in a posting…

Solomon Akiyesi shares regrets on failed marriages

Popular Nollywood actor, Solomon Akiyesi, has shared his regrets on his failed marriages. The controversial actor known for his ‘play boy’ roles confessed he learnt his lessons the hard way. It would be recalled that the actor made news headlines when he was alleged to have concluded plans to marry his mistress, Uloma Agwu, while…

Dalung regrets scrapping NSC

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, has admitted he regrets scrapping the National Sports Commission (NSC). He stated that the NSC has a role to play, in the new plans for sports in Nigeria. Dalung was speaking on an NTA Network programme, Tuesday Live. He said: “The NSC was scrapped when I was appointed minister of…

APC harvests more PDP key members 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday lost its key players in Oredo local government area of Edo State to the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the September 10 gubernatorial election. They included the party’s former leader in the local government, Mr Dennis Evbomwan and Dr. Ebima Ogbeide, former State Chairman of Labour Party, Mr Tony Anileh, Madam…

Rivers defends amnesty programme for cultists, criminals

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. The Rivers Government says it has no regrets initiating the ongoing amnesty programme for repentant cultists and criminals in the state. The Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Banigo, told newsmen in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that the programme was in line with the peace initiative of the state government. The…