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Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Hard Decisions Ahead for the U.S. Marine Corps

For the U.S. military, the budget outlook seems rather bleak. We have not yet gotten into the annual rite of spring where senior defense officials trek to Capitol Hill to testify to Congress about the state of their respective services. But news reports on problems with major acquisition programs and force readiness — combined with the usual political posturing over defense spending ... Read More »

Evans’ Inability To Pay Legal Fees Stalls Trials

The inability of alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, to pay his legal bills has stalled two trials which are before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court. Mr Chinoye Obiagwu (SAN), the counsel to Evans and Chiemeka Arinze his co-defendant in one of the kidnap cases, had written to the court to request for an adjournment ... Read More »

I Will Work Harder This Time – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday that he would work harder this second term in order not to disappoint Nigerians. He spoke in Abuja when he met with the leadership of the Arewa Consultative Forum at the Presidential Villa. The ACF paid him a visit to congratulate him on his re-election. “This is my last lap, I will try to ... Read More »

No Public Holiday On Friday —Lagos Govt

The Lagos State Government says there’s no public holiday on Friday, March 8, advising all civil servants to be at their various duty posts. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Kehinde Bamigbetan, made the disclosure in a statement in Lagos. Bamigbetan decried reports currently circulating on social media platforms suggesting that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had declared Friday as a ... Read More »

I’m not running for president in 2020 -Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton says she is not running for president in 2020 but will continue to “speak out” about politics. Clinton spoke with News 12 Westchester, a CNN affiliate. “I’m not running, but I’m going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe,” Clinton said “I want to be sure that people understand I’m going to ... Read More »

Ajax knock Real Madrid out of UEFA Champions League

Stunned holders Real Madrid were sent packing from the Champions League on Tuesday, a 4-1 home hammering by Ajax seeing them lose their last-16 tie 5-3 on aggregate. Moroccan midfielder Hakim Ziyech fired Ajax into a shock seventh-minute lead after a lay off from the outstanding Dusan Tadic, who also provided the pass for David Neres to double the Dutch ... Read More »

Minister Tasks Nigerians On Quality Education

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, says every Nigerian child should be assisted to have access to quality education. Adamu spoke yesterday in Abuja, at a news conference to mark the 2019 Commonwealth Day, celebrated annually on the second Monday in March. The Commonwealth, a voluntary association of independent sovereign states, mostly countries under the defunct British Empire, has 53 members ... Read More »

Ban ‘killer chicken’ imports from Brazil – SA Poultry Association

Imports from Brazil are not only killing the local industry, but could kill consumers because of salmonella risks, the body’s boss says. The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has been asked to ban chicken and poultry products imported from Brazil after several health risks rocked the international market. The South African Poultry Association’s (Sapa) Izaak Breitenbach claimed its calls ... Read More »

Police Takes Security Measures

The police has taken a number of measures to enhance security during the governorship and state house of assembly elections, including a ban on concealment of vehicle number plates by all unauthorised vehicle users. Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba, said on Tuesday that the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, placed the ban, adding that the proscription ... Read More »

I Am Still With Mavin Record –Tiwa Savage

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Tiwa Savage has debunked rumours of her exit from Mavin Records which she signed into since 2012. The 39-year-old mother of one was signed to Mavin Records owned by renowned producer, Don Jazzy. The performer had paid a courtesy visit to The Temple Management company on Tuesday after which group photographs were taken. Tiwa Savage and ... Read More »