World News

Fire razes Githurai furniture shops

August 20, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

Traders are counting losses after the property of unknown value was destroyed in an early morning fire that started at a furniture shop at Githurai 44 area on Monday morning. According to area residents, the fire whose cause is yet to be established began at around 4 am and spread {Read More..}

Nigerian news

Nigeria Can Be Poverty-Free In 2030 – Kayode Fayemi

August 20, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that Nigeria is capable of attaining poverty-free status by 2030 in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target. The governor hinted this in Ado-Ekiti while honoring 27 SDGs impact advocates who had distinguished themselves in the area of scholarships and other {Read More..}

World News

Zimbabwe ex-vp declared fugitive over corruption

August 20, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

A former Zimbabwean vice-president has been declared a fugitive by authorities in the country over issues of corruption. The state-run Herald newspaper said Phelekezela Mphoko had escaped from Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) officials who were set to arrest him on Monday, August 19. The report said the Mugabe-era veep was {Read More..}

Nigerian news

Okowa decries constant herdsmen attack on farmers

August 19, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has decried the incessant attack on farmers by Fulani herdsmen in the state and country at large and called on the Federal Government to take strident measures to curb the protracted clashes between herdsmen and farmers. Okowa, who made the call on Saturday at the {Read More..}