Egypt seeks Nigeria’s support in UNESCO election

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has assured the Egyptian government of his country’s support in ensuring Ms. Moushira Khattab wins the position of Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural (UNESCO). Osinbajo said this in Aso Rock, on Friday while receiving Ms. Khattab, a Special Envoy of Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. Professor Osinbajo stated … Continue reading Egypt seeks Nigeria’s support in UNESCO election

London attackers faked suicide vests for ‘maximum fear’

Fake suicide vests worn by the assailants in the London Bridge attack were made with disposable water bottles attached to leather belts, police revealed Sunday. “I have not seen this tactic in the UK before where terrorists create maximum fear by strapping fake explosives to themselves,” said police commander Dean Haydon, who is leading the … Continue reading London attackers faked suicide vests for ‘maximum fear’

Osinbajo sends team to investigate killings by herdsmen in Delta

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has sent a 7-man investigative team to Delta State to investigate the criminal activities of armed Fulani herdsmen in parts of the State. The visit of the team to Delta is sequel to a petition by the member representing Ethiope East in the Delta State House of Assembly, DTHA, … Continue reading Osinbajo sends team to investigate killings by herdsmen in Delta

INEC to register more political parties before 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it may register more political parties before the 2019 general elections. Director of Publicity and Voter Education at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja, Oluwole Ozassi-Uzi, confirmed to Punch that registering new parties will continue, until six months before the next general elections as stipulated under the law. … Continue reading INEC to register more political parties before 2019 election