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President Buhari To Attend D-8 Summit In Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the D-8 Summit, President Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, would participate in an official working visit to Ankara, the capital city. This was contained in a statement ...

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Nigeria wins re-election into UN Human Rights Council

   Nigeria has won a re-election into the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva for the 2018 to 2020 term at an election held on Monday at the UN Headquarters in New York. The Ambassador/Deputy Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Amb. Samson Itegboje, told newsmen in New York that Ghana and Sierra Leone stepped down for Nigeria. ...

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Liberia election: Not yet done and dusted for Weah, likely to go for run-off with Boakai

George Weah   It is not yet celebration time for former football star George Weah and incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai  as they both on Saturday edged closer to competing in a run-off vote for Liberia’s presidency, with three quarters of polling stations counted.   Weah now commands 39.2 percent of votes cast and counted while Boakai has taken 29.6 percent, ...

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Harvey Weinstein: ‘Business as usual’ at Weinstein Co, brother insists

Bob Weinstein co-founded the studio with his brother in 2005   Harvey Weinstein’s brother, Bob, has denied media reports that the film production company they co-founded could be closed or sold. “Our banks, partners and shareholders are fully supportive of our company,” he said in a statement. “Business is continuing as usual.” The company fired Harvey Weinstein on Sunday amid ...

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Iran nuclear deal: Trump’s speech in full

Thank you very much. My fellow Americans: As President of the United States, my highest obligation is to ensure the safety and security of the American people. History has shown that the longer we ignore a threat, the more dangerous that threat becomes. For this reason, upon taking office, I’ve ordered a complete strategic review of our policy toward the ...

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South African President, Jacob Zuma, Visits Imo

The South African President, Jacob Zuma, has arrived in Owerri, the Imo State Capital on a two-day working visit. Present at the Sam Mbakwe Airport to welcome Mr Zuma, were the state governor, Rochas Okorocha Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo,  Former Governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki, and Former INEC Chairman, Morris Iwu. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, ...

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