Breaking with military, Zimbabwe ex-VP calls for Mugabe to step down now

  Mnangagwa’s dismissal triggered the military intervention last Tuesday, and thousands took to the streets to celebrate what appeared to be the end of Mugabe’s rule. But on Sunday night, in what many expected to be a publicly televised resignation, the world’s oldest head of state instead delivered a meandering speech in which he made […]

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Germany’s president to urge Green and FDP leaders to restart talks

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called on them to rethink their positions after coalition talks with Merkel collapsed  Frank-Walter Steinmeier briefs the press after his meeting with Angela Merkel on Monday. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Imagein Berlin and agencies            @philipoltermann Tuesday 21 November 2017 09.21 GMTLast modified on Tuesday 21 November 2017 09.24 GMT Germany’s president is […]

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Budget for presidential aircraft for Buhari, Osinbajo nearly doubles to N7.3 billion

The Federal Government has proposed to spend N7.26 billion on the Presidential Air Fleet, PAF, in the 2018 budget proposal, details by the Budget Office of the Federation have shown. Of the amount, about N4.3 billion was proposed for recurrent expenditure, while N2.8 billion would go for capital expenditure. The proposed expenditure is about 67 […]

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Kwara State Government says all is set to receive the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on a one-day working visit to the State on Tuesday. Secretary to the State Government SSG, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, who disclosed this in Ilorin on Monday, said Osinbajo will commission the International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government Area of the State during the visit. He stated that the Vice President will also perform the flag off and commissioning of three others projects in Ilorin, before returning back to Abuja. Alhaji Gold said Osinbajo will officially launch the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) MarketMoni, which is designed to serve as a one-stop shop for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the State. No fewer than 200 MSMEs in Kwara are expected to benefit from the programme, which is in partnership with the Bank of Industry (BoI). Alhaji Gold added that the VP will also inspect a Cashew Processing firm and commission a Syringe Manufacturing factory, both in Ilorin.

Kwara State Government says all is set to receive the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on a one-day working visit to the State on Tuesday. Secretary to the State Government SSG, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, who disclosed this in Ilorin on Monday, said Osinbajo will commission the International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo in […]

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