US President Joe Biden says decision made in response to Jordan attack

President Joe Biden says he has decided how the US will respond to a drone strike that killed three American troops in Jordan at the weekend. Speaking as he left the White House for fundraisers in Florida, Mr Biden said he does not think a wider war in the Middle East is needed. An Iran-backed […]

FIFA President calls for forfeiture game when fans commit racist abuse

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has called for the implementation of an automatic forfeit of games for teams whose fans commit racist abuse. It follows recent incidents at Udinese and Sheffield Wednesday, which he described as “totally abhorrent”Infantino said in a post on X that there should be harsher punishments, as FIFA and football shows full […]

President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi wins third term in Egypt

Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has another presidential election, with 89.6% of the vote. The electoral commission has announced the former army chief defeated three low- profile candidates, with the runner-up securing only 4.5%. It secures 69-year-old Sisi his third and, according to the Egyptian constitution, final term in office, starting in April and set […]

DR Congo President Tshisekediin outburst, compares Paul Kagame to Hitler.

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s leader has taken his rhetorical attacks on Paul Kagame – his Rwandan counterpart to another level by comparing him to Adolf Hitler. Félix Tshisekedi who is campaigning for re-election, was addressing a rally, closeto the Rwandan border. He has often accused Rwanda of backing rebels in the east of his […]

The Federal Executive Council has approved a supplementary budget ofN2.176 trillion Naira towards funding critical sectors of the national economy

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Atiku Bagudu while briefing StateHouse Correspondent after FEC meeting in Abuja, gave a breakdown of the budgetto cater for key sectors of the economy including security, construction of criticalbridges and roads, seed and agricultural production, wage awards and cash transfersamong others.The ministers of Works and Federal Capital Territory […]

Buhari sets up c’ttee to tackle supply, petroleum products

NANJan 25, 2023 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of a 14-man Steering Committee on Petroleum Products Supply and Distribution management. The Minister of State of Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, in a statement, said the Steering Committee chaired by President Buhari, would ensure the transparent and efficient supply and distribution of petroleum products across […]