Donald Trump Dissolves Advisory Council Where Nigerian Ogunlesi Was A Member

Donald Trump Dissolves Advisory Council Where Nigerian Ogunlesi Was A Member

US President Donald Trump has sacked Nigerian International CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi along with other distinguished CEOs on two councils who were counseling him on how to “make America great again.” Donald Trump announced the dissolution of the two business advisory councils, in one fell swoop, on Twitter. g Ogunlesi was a member of Strategic and Policy Forum, one of the disbanded council. The other group was the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative Council. Ogunlesi, heads Global Infrastructure…

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North Korea Suspends Attack On Guam

North Korea Suspends Attack On Guam

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Tuesday he would suspend a planned missile strike near Guam, but warned the provocative move would go ahead in the event of further “reckless actions” by the Yankees, that is Washington. The North’s official KCNA news agency said Kim was briefed on the “plan for an enveloping fire at Guam” during an inspection on Monday of the Strategic Force command in charge of the nuclear-armed state’s missile units. But…

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China Issues Order To Implement UN Sanctions On North Korea

China Issues Order To Implement UN Sanctions On North Korea

China’s Commerce Ministry on Monday issued an order banning imports of coal, iron-ore, lead-concentrates and ore, lead and sea-food from North Korea, effective from Tuesday, as Beijing moved to implement United Nations sanctions announced earlier this month. The UN sanctions must be implemented 30 days after the resolution was approved in a vote on Aug. 6. Tensions on the Korean peninsula eased slightly on Monday as South Korea’s president said resolving Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and key…

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Osinbajo Congratulates Uhuru Kenyata On His Re-election As Kenyan President

Osinbajo Congratulates Uhuru Kenyata On His Re-election As Kenyan President

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday congratulated Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election. Osinbajo, in a letter he signed after the formal announcement of the election results over the weekend and addressed to the Kenyan leader, said: “I have the honour on behalf of the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to congratulate you on your successful re-election as the President of the Republic of Kenya.” According to him, Kenyatta’s re-election…

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UN Will Continue Operations In North-East Despite Army’s Invasion Of Building – UN

UN Will Continue Operations In North-East Despite Army’s Invasion Of Building – UN

Following Army invasion of the United Nations’ building in Maiduguri, the UN Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Peter Lundberg has said that, the agency has resolved to continue with its operations in the northeast after suspending its activities for one day in the State. Speaking on Saturday, during a joint press conference with the Borno state government, the UN humanitarian coordinator said, UN met with government officials, where they assured them that, henceforth, all issues regarding…

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UK BACKS TRUMP’S FIRE AND FURY TREATS TO NORTH KOREA

UK BACKS TRUMP’S FIRE AND FURY TREATS TO NORTH KOREA

Amb. Matthew Rycroft, the United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has said the UK supports the warning by U.S President, Donald Trump to return “fire and fury” against North Korea. Speaking to UN Correspondents on Wednesday shortly after the Security Council meeting, Rycroft said both the U.S and UK are united against Pyongyang if it continues to conduct nuclear threats. “The United Kingdom stands shoulder to shoulder with the United States in tackling…

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Honda PH reveals pricing, variants of all-new CR-V

Honda PH reveals pricing, variants of all-new CR-V

Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, unveils the much-anticipated All-New CR-V, the first ever diesel model in Honda’s local lineup. As the growing demand of the Filipino market of an all-around comfortable SUV, the fifth generation All-New CR-V is designed with a new and efficient diesel engine complemented by a bold and sophisticated exterior styling that matches its premium and comfortable interior. All of these improvements of the All-New…

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WE REGRET KILLING EJIKE ELEWEKE ACCUSED OF DRUG TRAFFICKING – INDONESIA AUTHORITIES

WE REGRET KILLING EJIKE ELEWEKE ACCUSED OF DRUG TRAFFICKING – INDONESIA AUTHORITIES

The execution of Humphrey Jefferson Ejike Eleweke, a Nigerian  man who was killed in Indonesia for drug trafficking has been blamed on ‘maladministration’. The Indonesian Ombudsman has admitted that there was “maladministration” in the execution. Jakatar Post report says that, Ninik Rahayu, Ombudsman Commissioner, told a press briefing last Friday that there had been “negligence and discrimination practised by the Attorney-General’s Office and the Supreme Court” in relation to Eleweke, who was executed in Central…

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I AM NOT DYING NOW, NO NEED TO NAME MY SUCCESSOR – MUGABE

I AM NOT DYING NOW, NO NEED TO NAME MY SUCCESSOR – MUGABE

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday said he was not stepping down nor dying and that there was no one with his political stature who could immediately take over from him. The 93-year-old leader has been in charge in the former British colony since independence in 1980. His health is closely watched by Zimbabweans, who fear the country could face chaos if he dies without anointing a successor. Mugabe told tens of thousands of supporters…

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262 NIGERIANS RETURNS FROM LIBYA

262 NIGERIANS RETURNS FROM LIBYA

Their return was facilitated by the International Organisation for Migration (IMO) and the Nigerian Embassy in Libya.  The returnees; 108 males, 135 females, eight children and 11 infants arrived aboard a Libyan Airlines aircraft which landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.   They were received on Wednesday night by officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the police.  The Director General of the…

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