Zoning Contention

The North wants presidency zoned to the SE but the other regions in the South (SS and SW) opposed it.…

Politics

pragmatic worker for Taiwan

The coal miner’s son wins power in Taiwan

Pugnacious, stubborn and a “pragmatic worker for Taiwan’s independence”, veteran politician Lai Ching-te will step into the international spotlight as the democratic island’s next president to navigate an increasingly turbulent relationship with China. The 64-year-old Harvard graduate rode to victory in Saturday’s election on the promise that he would defend Taiwan’s democracy and resist Beijing’s […]

Nigeria’s Naira Among World’s Worst Performing Currencies

The outlook of Nigeria’s naira in 2024 is gloomy as the currency of the largest black country in the world is poised for its worst year since the return to democracy in 1999. With foreign reserves of $32.8 billion, the lowest in a six-year, analysts predict further depreciation in 2024, Bloomberg reports. The naira plunged […]

Tinubu alarmed by Nigeria’s ’20 million’ out-of-school children, suggests solutions

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday expressed alarm at the high number of out-of-school children in Nigeria, his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale, wrote in a statement. ”We must address this issue by establishing more schools, recruiting teachers, and providing at least one meal a day for the school children, aligning with the progressive ideology we aim to […]

Tinubu determined to end violence in South-East — Shettima

Vice President Kashim Shettima, on Friday, said the Tinubu-led government is resolute to end the reign of terror in Nigeria’s South-East fueled by those he called “self-serving criminals” taking advantage of the security situation to foster their political agenda. “The problem we are here to solve as a community, as a Umunna, is a creation […]

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Serie A: Napoli snatch last-gasp win over Salernitana

Serie A: Napoli snatch last-gasp win over Salernitana

Amir Rrahmani snatched a 2-1 win for Napoli against Serie A’s bottom team, Salernitana, with a stoppage-time strike, which ended the ailing champions winless run at four matches. Kosovo captain Rrahmani capitalised on dreadful defending at a free-kick to poke home the winner and turn jeers into cheers at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. Walter […]

Why Gov Mutfwang visited Tinubu’ – Media aide

Why Gov Mutfwang visited Tinubu’ – Media aide

The Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State, Gyang Bere, has clarified the motive behind the visit of Governor Caleb Mutfwang to President Bola Tinubu on Monday. He said the purpose of the visit was to acquaint the president with the escalating security challenges in the state and seek prompt […]