• Lebanon’s Government Resigns After Protests, Deadly Beirut Explosion

    Lebanon’s Government Resigns After Protests, Deadly Beirut Explosion0

    Lebanon’s premier Hassan Diab stepped down Monday amid fury within and outside his government over the deadly Beirut port blast he blamed on the incompetence and corruption of a decades-old ruling class. “Today we are heeding the people and their demands to hold accountable those responsible for a disaster that has been concealed for seven

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  • Ondo 2020: Akeredolu begs aggrieved APC members for forgiveness

    Ondo 2020: Akeredolu begs aggrieved APC members for forgiveness0

    Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has called on all members of the All Progressives Congress to work for the success of the APC in the governorship election. Akeredolu, who emerged the candidate of the party in the last primary after defeating nine other aspirants, specifically appealed to the aggrieved members to sheathe their swords and get united

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  • Ondo poll: Akeredolu picks Ayedatiwa as running mate

    Ondo poll: Akeredolu picks Ayedatiwa as running mate0

      The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu SAN on Wednesday named Mr. Lucky Ayedatiwa as his running mate for the October 10 governorship election. Ayedatiwa was a commissioner and representative of the state on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission. Akeredolu announced his choice during the swearing in of a new commissioner,

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  • China shuts US consulate in Chengdu

    China shuts US consulate in Chengdu0

    China on Friday ordered the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu to close in retaliation for one of its missions in the United States being shuttered, capping a furious week of Cold War-style diplomacy. The announcement of the closure followed a torrent of warnings from top American officials about the “tyranny” of China,

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  • Ondo deputy governor loses out as Jegede wins PDP primary

    Ondo deputy governor loses out as Jegede wins PDP primary0

      Former attorney-general and commissioner for justice in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, has won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election for the October 10, 2020 guber poll. Eight aspirants – Jegede, Banji Okunomo, Bode Ayorinde, Boluwaji Kunlere, Sola Ebiseni, Godday Erewa, Eddy Olafeso and the state deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi – participated in

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  • Osun government cuts 2020 budget to N82bn from N119bn

    Osun government cuts 2020 budget to N82bn from N119bn0

    Governor Gboyega Oyetola said that the amendment is based on reality. The Osun House of Assembly on Tuesday received a letter from Gov. Gboyega Oyetola requesting for an amendment of the state 2020 Appropriation Bill, reducing the budget of the state from N119. 55 billion to N82.22 billion. Reading the letter at the plenary session,

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