UK’S HEALTH MINISTER, NADINE DORRIS DIAGNOSED WITH CORONAVIRUS

United Kingdom Health minister and Conservative Member of Parliament Nadine Dorries has become the first MP to test positive with coronavirus. Public health officials are also seeking to trace anyone who has been in contact with Ms Dorries, who has met with hundreds of people in the past week and attended an event in Number […]

CHINA’S PRESIDENT, XI VISIT WUHAN. THE CENTRE OF CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made his first visit to Wuhan, the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, sending a message that Beijing has the situation under control. This is his first visit to the city since the coronavirus outbreak began more than two months ago, as new cases of the virus slowed to a trickle […]

EMIR OF KANO, MOHAMMADU SANUSI DETHRONED FOR DISRESPECTING THE GOVERNMENT

One of the most popular and influential Muslim traditional leaders in the Northern part of Nigeria, The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has been dethroned from power for disrespecting the authorities in the Northern state of Kano. Mr Sanusi Lamido Sanusi who was the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria between 2009 to 2014 […]

UK WARNS TO EXPECT BATTLE IN EU POST BREXIT TRADE DEAL

United Kingdom has been warned by France to expect a bruising battle with the European Union in the post-Brexit trade deal negotiations. The French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaking at the annual Munich Security Conference said, “I think that on trade issues and the mechanism for future relations, which we are going to start […]

SAJID JAVIC RESIGNES AS CHANCELLOR FOUR WEEKS BEFORE BUDGET

Sajid Javid has resigned as chancellor of the Exchequer four weeks before he was due to deliver his first Budget. This shock resignation happens on the same day the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also reshuffles his cabinet. Mr Javid was ordered to fire his team of aides by No 10 and he refuses , […]

PRESIDENT BUHARI’S DAUGHTER SUES FOR USING PRESIDENTIAL JET

Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) ‘s daughter Hanan was sued by an Abuja-based lawyer, Mr Oluwatosin Ojaomo for alleged illegal use of the presidential aircraft for a private visit to Bauchi State on January 10. The lawyer sought an order of the court compelling Hanan to pay N2 million amount into the Consolidated […]

UNITED KINGDOM APPOINTS DAME KAREN PIERCE AS BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO THE USA

The United Kingdom government has named Dame Karen Pierce as the new ambassador to the US in Washington. She becomes the first woman to hold one the most important position in the diplomatic service. She replaces Sir Kim Darroch, who resigned in 2019 after he called President Donald Trump’s administration “clumsy and inept” in leaked […]