Senate President wants legislation for budget cycle
President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, underscored the need to have a budget reform that will include a law on timeliness in budget passing.
World leaders meet in U.S. on access to health services
Ahead of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which begins today in New York, United States, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners have advised that an additional $200 billion (N70 trillion) should be invested...
Africa and Trump’s proposed nuke hurricane
You would be forgiven if in your daily struggle to harness the maximum will, energy and resources to survive and perhaps thrive, in the ever-deepening crises which characterize human existence on both a micro and macro scale, if it escaped your attention that Donald Trump, the 45th President of the U.S., proposed unleashing a nuclear bomb.
Warning: Trump is a danger to America and the world’s health - Part 2
Trump's strong support for Britain’s exit from the EU without a deal, has been described by Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution as a move that “could have could have potentially disastrous consequences” for the Northern Ireland peace process which was put together with strong support from the U.S. under President Clinton.
U.S. marks 400 years since first Africans arrived as slaves
The United States of America is marking the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to the English colony of Virginia 400 years ago. Hundreds of thousands of Africans from what is now known as Angola soon follow. The commemoration comes at a time when the U.S. president is accused of creating a culture where white nationalism and racism can flourish.
Travel ban: Atiku commends U.S
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the U.S for imposing visa restrictions on Nigerians believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining democracy in Nigeria.
Morgan, U.S. hoping for more celebrations against Dutch
The United States head into the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands today seemingly in such rude health that the biggest controversy surrounding the holders in recent days has been Alex Morgan’s tea-sipping goal celebration against England, reports thenational.ae. Morgan, one of the faces of the USA side that has made history…
Holland beat Sweden 1-0, set up final against U.S
Jackie Groenen scored a 99th minute goal to take the Netherlands to their first World Cup yesterday. The goal against Sweden means that the Dutch will face the United States in the final of the competition this weekend in Lyon. Netherlands were the clear favourites for the win, but the European champions were dragged beyond…
Flying Eagles set for Qatar as FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off
The stage is set for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, where 24 countries will fight to determine the best youth football-playing nation on earth. The competition, which kicks off today and ends on June 16, is attracting much attention because of the quality of youngsters that participated in their various continental championships.…
FG to repatriate $500m from U.S., Germany, France
The Presidency has said efforts are ongoing to repatriate another tranche of $500 million looted funds from United States, Germany and France next month. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reform, Juliet Ibekaku, said negotiation was in top gear and civil society organisations (CSOs) would be involved in the repatriation and disbursement…
U.S. recognises Imam who saved 300 Christians in Plateau
The United States Mission in Nigeria has lauded Imam Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved hundreds of Christians during an attack from suspected Fulani herdsmen in Plateau State on June 23, 2018. Abubakar, the Chief Imam of Nghar village in Gashish District in Plateau State, was widely hailed after he hid some would-be victims of herdsmen violence…