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China vows to fight Trump’s tariffs ‘at any cost’

China vowed to fight “unilateral U.S. protectionism at any cost” on Friday after President Donald Trump ordered officials to examine posing an additional 100 billion dollars in tariffs on Chinese goods. “On Sino-US trade, China has made its position very clear. We don’t want a trade war, but we are not afraid of such a war,” a spokesperson for the ... Read More »

Offa attack: No stone will be left unturned – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described Thursday’s coordinated bank robberies and attack on unsuspecting citizens that led to several casualties as a despicable act committed by cruel individuals. In a post on his Facebook page, Saraki stated he and Governor Ahmed had spoken, earlier on Thursday evening, and they both agreed that no stone would be left unturned until ... Read More »

Former South Korean President sent to jail

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced the impeached President Park Geun-hye to 24 years in jail with a fine of 18 billion won (17 million U.S. dollars) for corruption. The court found Park guilty of bribery over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates. The court ruled that Park colluded with her ... Read More »

Only one HMO in Nigeria met accreditation criteria – NHIS

The National Health Insurance Scheme Governing Council on Thursday said only one out of 57 Health Management Organisations had fully met the criteria for accreditation. Dr. Enyantu Ifenne, Chairman of the Governing Council, said this in a chat with newsmen in Abuja. Ifenne recalled that in April 2017, the Minster of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave an approval for NHIS ... Read More »

UI students protest hike in accommodation fees

Students of the University of Ibadan (UI) on Thursday embarked on a protest against a 114 per cent increment in their accommodation fees. The accommodation fee was increased from N14,000 to N30,000. The medical students are, however, expected to pay N40, 000. It was gathered that the students, early morning of Thursday, locked some halls’ gates to express their displeasure ... Read More »