• Donald Trump vows to quit Trans-Pacific Partnership on first day in office

    Donald Trump vows to quit Trans-Pacific Partnership on first day in office

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump outlined plans on Monday for his first day in office, including withdrawing from a major trade accord and investigating abuses of work visa programs, and met with Cabinet hopefuls at his Manhattan office tower.

    Trump met with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, Democratic U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard and former Texas Governor Rick Perry. But he announced no further appointments, keeping candidates and the public guessing about the shape of the administration that will take office on Jan. 20.

    Fallin, […]

  • Trump looking at fast ways to quit global climate deal – report

    Trump looking at fast ways to quit global climate deal – report

    President-elect Donald Trump is seeking quick ways to withdraw the United States from a global accord to combat climate change, a source on his transition team said, defying broad global backing for the plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

    Since Trump’s election victory on Tuesday, governments ranging from China to small island states have reaffirmed support for the 2015 Paris agreement during climate talks involving 200 nations set to run until Friday in Marrakesh, Morocco.

    Trump has called global warming a hoax […]

  • Bauchi girls quit schools to raise funds for their wedding – Lawmaker

    Bauchi girls quit schools to raise funds for their wedding – Lawmaker

    According to reports, the Chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs, Bauchi House of Assembly, Mrs. Maryam Begel, on Wednesday said that female students in some schools in the state were being withdrawn to engage in menial jobs to generate capital for their marriage.

    She said that an interactive session she had with 60 girls of a particular secondary school in the state revealed such practice.

    She said, “I had an interactive session with 60 girls of a particular tertiary school in Bauchi […]

  • SANs back NBA boss, say arrested judges must quit

    SANs back NBA boss, say arrested judges must quit

    According to reports, the Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria has backed call by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President, Abubakar Mahmoud, saying arrested judges had to proceed on leave of absence, pending when they would be given a clean bill of health.

    The Body met in Lagos, yesterday, to endorse every action taken by Mahmoud on the matter.

    At the meeting were the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. Also in attendance was Joe-Kyari Gadzama (SAN), who met […]