Foreign

Is Donald Trump Now Unstoppable?

You know that moment on an aircraft where there are three choices of main meal, and you’ve chosen the chicken and tomato pasta bake. But by the time the cabin services person gets to your seat, you are told the bake has gone and all you can have is the tasteless salmon and dill or the irradiated, overcooked beef. Yes, ...

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Cameroon Slams N32bn Fine on MTN, Orange

Cameroon MTN and Orange

MTN, Orange Telecommunications Outfits Fined over $160m in Cameroon Cameroon’s anti-corruption agencies have imposed a punitive fine for tax evasion on telecommunications giant, MTN. MTN and Orange telecommunications outfits were fined over $160 million with its naira equivalent about N32 billion. The reason for the fine, according to Cameroon’s corruption board is the telecom companies’ failure to pay tax on ...

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Ugwuanyi Honoured in Ireland for Outstanding Leadership

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state has been honoured in Dublin, Ireland for his outstanding leadership both as governor of the state in the past months and his role as chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on Marine Transport for eight years. The governor garnered an international leadership award along with other awardees, including a female Irish professor and ...

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Arsene Wenger Warns Arsenal Players Ahead Diego Costa Encounter

Arsenal players have been warned by Arsene Wenger to expect a battle when they face Diego Costa on Sunday. The Spaniard was at the centre of controversy in their last meeting earlier this season as his first-half scuffles with Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel eventually led to the Brazilian being sent off for retaliating. Arsenal are top of the table and ...

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$2.1b ArmsGate: Dasuki Demands N500m Damages at ECOWAS Court

Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has slammed a N500million suit on the Department of State Security (DSS), the Federal Government Nigeria’s secret Police at the ECOWAS Court in Abuja. Dasuki is seeking an order of the court for his release following his continued detention. He is demanding payment of the N500 million as damages for alleged ...

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Militants Attack University, Kill 19

In a Wednesday morning attack, gunmen stormed a university in northwest Pakistan, killing no fewer than 19 people. There were reports of explosions and gunshots as officers and soldiers tried stop the militants, The Street Reporters learnt. According to officials, those killed by the militants in the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda town, just outside the city of Peshawar, included ...

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River Basins: Minister Charges UNIDO To Scale Up Activities

The Honourable Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu has charged the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to scale up their activities to include the nation’s River Basins as the Federal Government is determined to reposition and strengthen the River Basins for effective service delivery. The Minister disclosed this on Monday 18th January, 2016 when the United Nations Industrial ...

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Jonathan Named International Person of the Year, Says Nigeria Shall Overcome Challenges

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, who was named International Persons of the Year, has stated that Nigeria will survive in 2016 regardless of the seeming problems before her. The African Sun Times, Africa’s number one and largest newspaper in America, had announced Dr. Jonathan, as its International Persons of the Year In his New Year message posted on his Facebook page, Jonathan ...

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#NnamdiKanu: Umeh Tackles South-East Lawmakers Over Silence

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh has taken on National Assembly members from the South-East geo-political zone for keeping silent over the continued incarceration of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu by the Department of State Services (DSS). Recall that a Federal High Court in Abuja had ...

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Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has been chosen to replace Bill Clinton as key note speaker at Global Conference.

Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria’s president, pauses during a session on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been chosen to present the keynote address at the 2016 Hope Global Forums conference. The programme is scheduled to hold in the second ...

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What Igbos Are Planning as Obama Set to Deport Gowon’s Son, Musa

The son of Nigeria’s former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, Mr. Musa Gowon allegedly released three weeks ago from California Prisons in the United States, (U.S) will soon be deported to Nigeria by President Barak Obama administration. This is even as a group, the Igbo Mandate Congress (IMC) has revealed its plans to accord Musa Gowon a rousing welcome. The ...

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