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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Teaching of History crucial to nation building – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has hailed the Federal Government for re-introducing the study of history back into the schools’ curriculum; saying that this would prevent foreign nations from projecting a distorted picture of the nation’s future.
Fola Ojo

Kidnapping: The thing speaks for itself

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the US President in tough times. The Great Depression and World War II were harrowing events that could have mowed Americans down to the rubble. But, the 32nd President successfully pulled the country to safety and succour. There is none in American history granted more frequent access to sit in the Oval Office as President Roosevelt.
Sam Brownback

Elections: US envoy tasks Nigerian religious leaders on nonviolence

The United States’ Ambassador at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, has called on religious leaders in Nigeria to send out clear messages against violence during the upcoming general elections.

Former Botswana president Ian Khama feuds with government over Donald Trump

The foreign ministry of the southern African country on Saturday tried to distance the government from what it called "disparaging remarks" about Trump that were made by Ian Khama, who was president for a decade until he stepped aside in April.
US President Donald Trump smiles during a phone conversation with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on trade in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on August 27, 2018. President Donald Trump said Monday the US had reached a "really good deal" with Mexico and talks with Canada would begin shortly on a new regional free trade pact."It's a big day for trade. It's a really good deal for both countries," Trump said."Canada, we will start negotiations shortly. I'll be calling their prime minister very soon," Trump said.US and Mexican negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences in order to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement, while Canada was waiting to rejoin the negotiations./ AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Donald Trump taunts US media over Barack Obama error

American President Donald Trump, never allowing any opportunity to slip to punch his traducers, taunted the media on Saturday over their silence over a verbal slip by former President Barack Obama.

Presidency: Why Nigeria won’t respond to Donald Trump’s comment

The Presidency has stated reasons why the Nigerian Government will not respond to a statement credited to President Donald Trump of the United States of America that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was ‘lifeless’, following a visit to the White House earlier this year.
5 President Buhari receives in Official Visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel in State House on 31st Aug 2018

Presidency: Donald Trump’s comment won’t keep other world leaders away from President Buhari

The Presidency on Saturday said that the recent comment credited to the United States President, Donald Trump, won’t keep other world leaders away from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ambassador Gambari cautions against use of religion, ethnicity to divide Nigerians

Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, a scholar and diplomat, has identified those who fan the flames of division using ethnic, religious and cultural diversity tools as the enemies of the Nigerian state.

NFF: Jarett Tenebe gives federal government 24 hours to implement supreme court decision

Jarett Tenebe has given the nation another 24 hours within which to implement the decisions of the Supreme Court as it affects the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) or else there will be a call for anarchy.
President of the European Council Donald Tusk | Leon Neal|Getty Images

Donald Tusk: Europe must prepare for the worst with Trump

The European Council President, Donald Tusk, has warned that trans-Atlantic relations are under “immense pressure” due to the policies of American President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump remains isolated as G7 summit enters final day

A G7 summit dominated by disagreement over trade between the US and its key allies has failed to deliver a breakthrough as the meeting enters its second and final day.

US allies ready Donald Trump showdown as trade splits G7

America’s closest allies braced for a showdown with President Donald Trump at the G7 summit Friday, as anger at being slapped with trade tariffs by their most powerful member threatened to split the club.

Presidency: PDP kept EFCC, ICPC as toys in the past

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said though the PDP founded anti-corruption agencies of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), they had intended to keep them as toys or bulldogs which teeth had been removed.

President Buhari bad business for corrupt politicians, civil servants – Presidency

Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, says the Buhari government is bad business for a number of parliamentarians, civil servants and security agents.

Presidency: PDP will reverse President Buhari’s achievements if they win in 2019

The Presidency has warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will reverse the achievements of President Mohammadu Buhari led All Progressive Congress (APC) government has brought the country if it to win the 2019 presidential election.

The real price of ‘changing the change’

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means.

President Buhari: Obasanjo’s letter was abusive

President Muhammadu Buhari, has for the first time, made a scanty reference to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and called it “abusive’’.

President Buhari orders recruitment of 6,000 policemen

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recruitment of 6,000 additional policemen as part of fresh measures to address the nation’s security challenges including the farmers/herdsmen clashes across the country.

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Kenya police arrests Chinese brewing illegal local brew

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Yemeni rebels claim fresh attacks on Saudi oil refinery

The Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they launched multiple bomb-laden drone attacks on Saturday on an oil refinery of Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reports.

Road crash claims one on Lagos-Ibadan highway

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says one person lost his life in a road crash at Danco, near Sagamu, on the Lagos-Ibadan highway.