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January 12, 2018 12:43 AM Cabinet reshuffle: Ambode drops 3, appoints 5 new commissioners

State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola. The newly-appointed cabinet members include 16

January 10, 2018 11:12 AM India eases foreign investment rules to push growth

India’s cabinet on Wednesday eased regulations for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in key sectors such as single-brand retail, construction and civil aviation in an effort to increase economic growth. Until now, FDI of up to 49 per cent was permitted in both sectors, but beyond 49 per cent, government approval was required. “A cabinet meeting, chaired 17

January 8, 2018 2:15 PM Governor Yari reshuffles cabinet

Zamfara state governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has effected a cabinet reshuffle. This announcement was made in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Abdullahi Muhammad Shinkafi. Some of the Commissioners retain their positions, some swapped positions while others moved to new ministries. Former Water Resources Commissioner 15

November 29, 2017 11:17 AM Kogi governor, Bello suspends SSA on political matters, Ismaila Salami

The Senior Special Assistant to Alhaji Yahaya Bello of Kogi state, Mr Ismaila Salami ,has been suspended over what was alleged as an act of insubordination. Mr Ismaila, the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Political Matters was suspended barely two hours when some commissioners in the cabinet swapped position. A credible source told DAILYPOST in Lokoja 27

November 1, 2017 5:37 PM Shatta Wale shows off his impressive awards collection and everyone is surprised

Ghana’s 'dancehall king', Charles Nii Armah Mensah aka Shatta Wale has wowed his social media fans by showing off his impressive collection of awards. The artiste who seems to be sharing his success with his fans on Wednesday afternoon took to his social media page to share a photo of his awards cabinet. The impressive photo shoot of the SM boss appears 79

November 1, 2017 5:15 PM The Latest: White House calls NYC suspect 'enemy combatant'

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the Trump administration considers the New York truck attack suspect to be an "enemy combatant." Sanders tells reporters President Donald Trump is open to sending the alleged attacker to the U.S. prison on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Sanders says the actions of the alleged attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, justify 60

November 1, 2017 4:34 PM As Buhari swears-in new SGF ‘Boss Mustapha’, Osinbajo settles issues among ministers

Before the commencement of the swearing-in ceremony of the new appointed SGF Boss Mustapha on Wednesday, vice president Yemi Osinbajo was reportedly seen settling issues among the cabinet minsters, newsmen report. However, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday at the Federal Executive Council Meeting was decorated with an emblem by the Legion National 18

October 31, 2017 3:13 PM Catalonia pushes for independence from Spain: What to know

Spanish prosecutors on Monday said they are seeking charges against the ousted Catalonia Cabinet – days after Spain took over the semi-autonomous region that declared itself independent. Spain imposed direct control of Catalonia on Friday after its parliament declared independence. The country invoked a never-before used constitutional amendment to take control 114

October 31, 2017 2:08 PM Catalan independence: Sacked leader Puigdemont not seeking asylum

Catalonia's sacked President Carles Puigdemont says he has not travelled to Belgium to seek asylum. He has appeared in public in Brussels with several colleagues after declaring independence from Spain last week. Spain's central government has taken direct control of Catalonia and sacked officials, following the region's banned independence referendum 110

October 31, 2017 1:37 PM Sacking of Babachir, Oke not enough penalty, Charly Boy group tells Buhari

ABUJA – A coalition of good governance activists, Charles Oputa, also known as Charly Boy, on Tuesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari must not mitigate the crimes former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF); Babachir Lawal and former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA); Ayodele Oke, against the Nigerian people 14