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January 19, 2018 1:29 AM Shithole comment: Can we blame Trump?

week’s comment by unpredictable and irreverent American President, Donald Trump describing African countries and Haiti as shithole countries has generated and is still generating heated debates on social media and across the country. Ripples generated by Trump’s remarks cut across other African countries and extend to the American societies. Many have picked 17

January 17, 2018 6:13 PM Presidency eulogies Nigerian for returning N150m wrongfully credited to him in Qatar

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has applauded a Nigerian, Mr. Michael Jonathan Asemota Teddy for his sincerity and honesty in returning QR1,502,000 ($441,127.99) about N150 million wrongfully posted into his account in Qatar. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement sent to DAILY POST on Wednesday 21

January 17, 2018 10:12 AM Pope Francis In Tears Over Sexual Abuse Scandal In Chile

Spokesman Greg Burke has reported that Pope Francis wept bitterly as he met with victims of child molestation and abuse by priests in Chile on Tuesday. The private meeting took place during a packed first day of the pontiff’s week long trip to South America where he will also visit Peru. It was only the second time on his overseas trips that the Pope has met victims 16

January 16, 2018 4:06 PM Gambia President, Adama Barrow visits Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Gambian President, Barrow arrived at about 11:45am and was received by the Nigerian President, Buhari. According to the Presidency’s Twitter handle,”The Bilateral Meeting WAS concluded, followed by a press 18

January 15, 2018 5:38 AM Benue killings: Buhari meets with Saraki, Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with leadership of the National Assembly over the crisis in Benue State and other part of the country. The meeting between Buhari, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media 19

January 11, 2018 6:58 AM Boko Haram: UN dep. Sec. Gen. lays wreath to fallen heroes

UN Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Amima Muhammed, on Wednesday, in Maiduguri, Borno State, laid wreath in remembrance of soldiers who lost their lives in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast. Muhammad, accompanied by Mrs. Zainab Ahmad, the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, visited the military cemetery at the Maimalari 18

January 11, 2018 12:44 AM Joshua, Fury bout for summer of 2018, says Hearn

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have been talking over text message and Eddie Hearn is optimistic an all-British blockbuster between the two unbeaten heavyweights could take place later this year. Joshua is currently on the verge of a spring showdown with WBO champion Joseph Parker, with Hearn hopeful of announcing the unification clash early next week. The promoter 18

January 10, 2018 6:29 PM University of Ibadan offers admission to 3,783 candidates for 2017/2018 session

The University of Ibadan has announced it recommended 3,783 candidates to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), for admission for the 2017/2018 academic session. The Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), Academics, Prof. Adeyinka Aderinto, disclosed this while speaking to reporters in Ibadan on Wednesday. Aderinto stated that a total of 56,172 applications 15

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 10, 2018 8:03 AM China orders 184 Airbus A320 planes

China has ordered 184 Airbus A320 planes to be delivered to 13 airlines, French officials said Wednesday as President Emmanuel Macron wrapped up a state visit to the country. The value of the deal was not immediately disclosed but under the company’s list prices for the single-aisle planes, it could total at least $18 billion. The announcement came a day after 15