Trump Blasts Sessions for Charging G.O.P. Members Before Midterms

The president, in a pair of tweets, said the Justice Department was putting the re-election chances of two “popular” Republican lawmakers at risk. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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Tropical Storm Gordon Brings Hurricane Warning to Gulf Coast – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report Tropical Storm Gordon Brings Hurricane Warning to Gulf CoastU.S. News & World ReportTropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds on Monday and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast. Sept. 3, 2018, at 7:20 p.m.. Tropical Storm Gordon Brings Hurricane Warning to …The Latest: Storm hurts Florida Gulf stores' Labor Day hopesFox NewsTropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane warning for parts of Gulf CoastCNN'Everybody should take this seriously': Gulf Coast braces for looming storm…

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Again, Buhari refuses to sign electoral bill

John Alechenu, Olusola Fabiyi, Eniola Akinkuotu, Leke Baiyewu and Ade Adesomoju, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has again declined assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, said this on Monday in a statement titled, ‘Presidential decision to decline assent to Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018.’ The development comes less than six months after the President rejected the first one. According to Enang, the President has already communicated his decision in letters sent to the two chambers of the…

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NIPOST to boost e-commerce, create jobs with addressing system

 Ife Ogunfuwa The Nigeria Postal Services is set to improve its cross-border e-commerce service and create jobs for the country’s unemployed youths through its digital Address Verification System. The traceable addressing system will also facilitate immigration services, issuance of driving licence and e-government services. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, made this known at a one-day stakeholders’ conference organised by NIPOST in Lagos. He identified poor infrastructure such as roads, postal addresses and utilities as some of the factors hampering the development of e-commerce in the country. Shittu added that…

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Acting DSS boss bows to Presidency, recalls redeployed officers

Olusola Fabiyi and Simon Utebor The acting Director General of the Department of State Services, Mr Mathew Seiyefa, has recalled officers he transferred out of the headquarters of the agency when he resumed office on August 1. The decision to recall the officers followed the open directive given Seiyefa by the Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari, who was said to have scolded the new DSS boss for carrying out reorganisation in the agency without clearance from the Villa. Seiyefa became the acting DG of the Service…

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We’ve recruited 70 lawyers, 40 magistrates, says el-Rufai

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, said his administration had so far recruited 70 new lawyers into the state Ministry of Justice in a bid to fast-track the process of litigation in the state. The governor also said the state had granted approval to hire 40 magistrates to strengthen the existing number of magistrates in the state. El-Rufai made this known while swearing in Justice Muhammadu Lawal Bello as the acting Chief Judge of the state. The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant…

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Saraki heads PDP campaign team for Osun gov poll

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party has appointed the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, as the Chairman of the 85-member campaign council for the September 22 Osun State governorship election. The party also described the All Progressives Congress as a haven for corrupt people. Saraki, in his remarks, asked Buhari to stand on the commitment he made recently to two world leaders who visited the country that he would conduct a free, fair and credible election and use Osun as an example. Saraki said aside from the…

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Stock market extends losing streak to five days

’Femi Asu The nation’s stock market declined for the fifth straight day on Monday as 19 companies recorded price losses at the end of trading. The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange fell to 34,837.50 basis points from 34,848.45bps on Friday while the market capitalisation of listed equities dipped to N12.718tn from N12.722tn. The market capitalisation rose from N12.891tn on August 27 to N12.966tn on August 28, but has been declining since then. Jaiz Bank Plc led the losers’ table at end of trading on Monday, followed by Flour…

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Siasia, Fashanu get African freestyle roles

Feet and Tricks International, organisers of the African Football Freestyle Championship,  have  named John Fashanu, ex-Nigeria international duo  Waidi Akanni and Samson Siasia as brand ambassadors for this year’s competition. Others are  movie stars  Kate Henshaw and Tonto Dikeh. Chairman, Feet ‘n’ Tricks International, Valentine Ozigbo, said,  “Our  mission  is to make  Africa the home of freestyle football and providing a new platform for self-expression of skills  to ultimately exploit the global appeal of the sport.  “In order to realise this, we decided to look for ambassadors who exemplify the…

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Enyimba draw Rayon in Confed Cup quarters

Idris Adesina Enyimba have been drawn against Rayon Sport of Rwanda in the quarter-finals of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup. At the draw by CAF in Egypt on Monday, Enyimba, who finished atop Group C with 12 points while CARA finished second with nine points, who  were matched against Rayon Sport, were Group D runners-up behind Algerian side USM Alger. Enyimba travel to Rwanda for the first leg while Rayon visit Aba for the second leg. The first leg of the quarter-finals hold between September 14 and 16 while the…

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