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Telephone calls began ringing Sunday between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, marking the first concrete step of a U.S.-brokered diplomatic deal between the nations that required Israel to halt plans to annex land sought by the Palestinians.
The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to evolve peaceful ways of venting their grievances, lamenting that it would take Nigeria about 50 years to recover from the havoc wreaked on century-old national developmental efforts following the hijack of the recent #EndSARS protest.
President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming COVID czar, Jeffrey Zients, is facing new scrutiny over his corporate ties — particularly a two-year stint on Facebook’s board of directors. But the Biden transition team confirmed that Zients liquidated his Facebook stock earlier this year and will retain no equity when he officially begins his White House role.
According to an eye witness account, two hoodlums robbed a motorcycle (Okada) rider of his TVS motorcycle at Olomi area of Ibadan and took to their heels, adding that luck eventually ran out on them and they were cut up by other riders who were on their trail at 110 roundabout area of Odo-Ona Ibadan.
Former Real Madrid president, Ramon Calderon, said current supremo Florentino Perez is paying for the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Belgium, France, Italy, and Spain have qualified for the last four at the international soccer tournament, which was played for the first time last summer when hosts Portugal emerged victoriously.
The Federal Government has donated 24 trucks of relief items to the Borno State government for onward distribution to relations of the killed Zabarmari rice farmers and others of recent attacks in the state.
The Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday confirmed Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s nominees for the state’s Local Government Service Commission.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is to conduct a Computer-Based Aptitude Test for thousands of candidates who applied and shortlisted for recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
The Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called for better funding and harmonisation of Nigeria’s laws to combat the growing spate of gender-based violence.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating a suspected bribery scheme in which a “substantial political contribution” would be offered in exchange for a presidential pardon or reprieve of sentence, according to a court document unsealed on Tuesday.