US Government: We will do all we can to assist Nigeria’s Government.

US Government speaks on calling Buhari “lifeless”, what it expects in 2019 election. The United States Government has refused to comment or deny a statement credited to President Donald Trump, that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was “lifeless”, following a visit to the White House earlier this year. Aruba Amirthanayagam, who is Counselor for Public Affairs, US Embassy, while speaking in Minna, Niger State on Tuesday during his visit to Zubair Idris, the Executive Director of Prestige FM Radio, said: “We have no specific comment on that, a newspaper published it,…

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THERESA MAY: Nigeria, UK signs agreement on security, economy.

Nigeria, UK sign agreement on security, economy Nigerian Government and the United Kingdom have signed bilateral agreements in the areas of defence and security partnership. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed this to reporters at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The agreements followed a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and British Prime Minister, Theresa May, at the State House in the nation’s capital, Abuja. According to the minister, “The Nigerian Government and the United Kingdom have signed bilateral agreements in the areas of defence and security partnership…

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On Canada Newsprint Imports, US trade panel blocks tariffs

US trade panel blocks tariffs on Canada newsprint imports A US trade panel on Wednesday blocked tariffs imposed on Canadian newsprint imports which drew sharp protests because of their impact on struggling American newspapers. The International Trade Commission, a quasi-judicial panel that reviews tariff measures, said in a statement that newsprint or “uncoated groundwood paper” imported from Canada “does not injure US industry.” The decision, which is subject to appeal, means the preliminary tariffs of up to 30 percent imposed earlier this year by the Commerce Department are canceled and…

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APC senator distributes 2,000 bags of grains for less privileged in Zamfara

APC senator distributes 2,000 bags of grains for less privileged in Zamfara – Senator Kabiru Marafa of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is preparing for his gubernatorial ambition in 2019 – The senator representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District has extended a helping hand to the less privileged in the state – Marafa is a key contender for the governorship seat of Zamfara state under the platform of the APC The senator representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Kabiru Marafa, has extended a helping hand to the less privileged in the state.…

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Barnier says ,EU ready for unprecedented deal with Britain.

EU ready for unprecedented deal with Britain, says Barnier The EU is willing to strike an “ambitious” deal with post-Brexit Britain far beyond any agreements the bloc has made with other countries in the past, the European Union’s top negotiator reiterated Wednesday. “We are ready… to propose a partnership like there has never been before with any other third country,” Michel Barnier told a Berlin press conference alongside German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. Such a deal could include “an ambitious free trade agreement” as well as cooperation in the areas…

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For Shooting Motorists In Badagry,Police arrest customs officer

Police arrest customs officer for shooting motorist in Badagry – A customs officer was arrested by police officers in Badagry, Lagos state, for shooting a motorist – The motorist had refused to stop at the check point and the officer reportedly opened fire and hit him at the right arm – The Seme Border customs spokesman says the incident has not yet been reported to the command The police arrested a customs officer for shooting a motorist at Iya-Afin checking point, Badagry, Lagos state, on Wednesday, August 29. Police sources…

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Alonso returns to Real Madrid

Alonso returns to Real Madrid Former Real Madrid midfield maestro, Xabi Alonso, on Tuesday, returned to the Santiago Bernabeu after four years away from the club to coach the side’s Under-14 team. Real Madrid announced through their official website that Alonso will coach the academy team for the entire season in order to obtain his UEFA Pro Licence. The ex-Liverpool and Bayern Munich star secured his requisite coaching badges earlier this year and follows in the footsteps of former Madrid players, including Guti, Santiago Solari and Zidane, who returned to…

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German finance minister urges European defence mergers

German finance minister urges European defence mergers JOUY-EN-JOSAS, France (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz called on Wednesday for mergers within the European defence industry to get a better bang for the buck on procurement spending. Scholz told a business conference outside Paris that governments were German finance minister urges European defence mergers too much procurement spending on local companies and said weapons systems were too fragmented across Europe. “We must support mergers not only under the leadership of our own national champions, so we will achieve a better…

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PLATEAU STATE: Suspected herdsmen kill pastor, wife, six others in Barkin Ladi

Plateau attack: Suspected herdsmen kill pastor, wife, six others in Barkin Ladi Less than 24 hours after the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Northern region, ended a two-day peace summit in Jos, the Plateau State capital, a priest with the Church of Christ in Nation (COCIN) LCC Abonong, Foron in Barkin Ladi local government council of Plateau State, Rev Adamu Gyang Wurim, alongside his wife and three children have been burnt alive by suspected herdsmen. The church was also burnt down. The suspected herdsmen also killed two persons close to…

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Chelsea tells Real Madrid price-tag for Marcos Alonso

Chelsea tells Real Madrid price-tag for Marcos Alonso Former Premier League champions, Chelsea have reportedly told Real Madrid the price-tag for their first-team defender, Marcos Alonso. According to Tuttosport, The Los Blacos have been told that the Spanish left-back won’t cost less than €60 million. The Italian newspaper claimed that Madrid are currently not ready to pay the fee for the 27-year-old and the Blues are not open to sell Alonso now. The report also claimed that the West London club doesn’t want Alonso to leave Stamford Bridge because the…

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