• Senate laments exit of foreign airlines, asks FG to live up to its responsibility

    Senate laments exit of foreign airlines, asks FG to live up to its responsibility

    It was gathered that the Senate on Thursday expressed grave concern over the continuous exit of some foreign airlines in Nigeria as well as the suspension of operations by others, saying the trend will further compound the plights of troubled Nigerians.

    The parliament therefore said it supported the move by the government to promptly intervene in the crisis bedevilling the aviation sector “with a view to saving the traveling masses from greater hardship and reduce the ongoing suffering occasioned by these […]

  • Youths demand exit of Tinubu from APC, Odigie-Oyegun distances self from protest

    Youths demand exit of Tinubu from APC, Odigie-Oyegun distances self from protest

    It was gathered that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, has distanced himself from protest on Tuesday by some youths against a National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

    The All Progressives Congress Youths Democratic Frontiers on Tuesday in Abuja protested at the National Headquarters of the APC against Tinubu’s demand for Odigie-Oyegun’s resignation.

    Tinubu had on September 25 accused the APC national chairman of wrongdoing in the gubernatorial primary election of the party for the […]

  • Breaking!!! UK’s EU exit to begin March – May

    Breaking!!! UK’s EU exit to begin March – May

    Theresa May will formally begin the Brexit process by the end of March 2017, she has told the BBC.

    The prime minister confirmed the deadline for triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which sets in place a two-year process of withdrawal.

    She has also promised a “Great Repeal Bill” in the next Queen’s Speech, which will overturn the act that took the UK into the EU.

    It will remove the European Communities Act 1972 from the statute book.

    The government will also enshrine […]

  • Nigerians are eager counting days for APC’s exit from power – PDP says

    Nigerians are eager counting days for APC’s exit from power – PDP says

    The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday declared that Nigerians are eager to have the party back in power at the national level because of the biting scarcity, hardship and poverty in the land.

    Spokesman of the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee, Dayo Adeyeye who spoke to journalists in Abuja yesterday said Nigerians are already counting days for the All Progressives Congress, APC, because they want this government to go.

    Adeyeye said: “They want PDP to come back to power. In the days […]

  • Sir Alex Ferguson understands Ryan Giggs’ Manchester United exit

    Sir Alex Ferguson understands Ryan Giggs’ Manchester United exit

    Sir Alex Ferguson says he understands why Jose Mourinho decided against making Ryan Giggs his assistant manager at Manchester United and told BBC Sport: “It is time Ryan stood on his own feet.”

    Ferguson said Giggs, who has left Old Trafford after 29 years with the club, has the necessary “steel” to forge his own managerial career away from the club.

    Giggs, who spent his entire playing career with United, had acted as caretaker manager after David Moyes’ dismissal and then served […]

  • No exit talks until UK presses button, says Merkel

    No exit talks until UK presses button, says Merkel

    There will be no talks on Britain’s exit from the European Union until the UK formally starts the process to leave, according to the German Chancellor.

    Angela Merkel said while it was understandable that Britain needed time before triggering its exit from the European Union, she warned against dragging the process out.

    “We cannot afford to have a long period of uncertainty,” she said. “I think that would not be good for either the EU’s 27 member states or Britain. But I […]

  • Britain exit from EU will have negative impact on Nigeria – Prof. Sesay

    Britain exit from EU will have negative impact on Nigeria – Prof. Sesay

    Prof. Amadu Sesay of the Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin on Friday said Britain’s decision to leave the European Union would have negative consequences on Nigeria.

    Sesay, a professor of International Relations, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja
    The don said with the exit, there was going to be a redefinition of relationship between the new Britain and other countries, including Nigeria.

    He said Nigeria and other African countries might not have […]