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May 23, 2017 5:18 PM WHO chooses a new leader to head the global health agency

The governing body of the World Health Organization on Tuesday elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian health minister, to head the global health agency responsible for marshaling the international response to infectious disease epidemics such as Ebola and Zika. During the third and final round of balloting in Geneva, members of the World 12

May 23, 2017 4:56 PM Saraki, Ekweremadu Pay Tribute To Channels TV's State House Correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and his debuty, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have paid tribute to Channels TV’s State House Correspondent, Mr Chukuma Onuekwusi, who died this morning. The Senate leaders paid tribute to the broadcast journalist in separate statements after receiving news of his death. Dr Saraki, who said he was shocked when he received 11

May 23, 2017 3:37 PM Osun Pensioners Pleads With Ag. President Osinbajo To Release 2nd Tranche of Paris Refund — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Pensioners under the aegis of ‘Forum of 2011/2012 retired public servants of Osun state” led by their chairman Ilesanmi Omoniyi today pleaded with the acting President, Yemi Osinbajo through governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, to release the second tranche of the Paris Loan refund so their pending gratuities and pensions arrears can be paid. Mr Ilesanmi 10

May 23, 2017 3:35 PM Olubadan opens up on allegation of dictatorship

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I, has dismissed a claim that he did not carry members of the Olubadan-in-Council along in the appointment and installation of new chiefs in Ibadan. He said Olubadan could not do anything without consultation with the council, though the role of the council is basically advisory. Oba Adetunji 12

May 23, 2017 3:18 PM Buhari will win another presidential election – Presidency

The Presidency on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would win if another presidential election is conducted today. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said this while addressing State House correspondents on Tuesday. Also at the session were Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina 10

May 23, 2017 2:59 PM Nuj Honors Osun Deputy Governor, Other. — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

As part of its activities to mark the 2017 Press Week, the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Osun State Council, has honoured the Deputy Governor of the State, Otunba Titi Laoye-Tomori with Golden Mother Award, alongside four others. Other Awardees were the CEO of Fort Knox Group Limited, Abuja, Prince Dotun Babayemi, who was honoured with Evergreen 12

May 23, 2017 2:08 PM Could Trump Be Palestinians' Best Hope?

The search for the "ultimate deal" in the Holy Land Recent events have left Palestinians in an odd position: The absence of a clear strategy by a U.S. administration to resolve the conflict with Israel may have become the best bet for statehood they’ve had in years. This, at least, seems to be the thinking of Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian 11

May 23, 2017 1:53 PM No room for corruption in Nigeria- Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Kano said the Federal Government remained committed to the fight against corruption in the country. He reiterated the commitment while declaring open the 2nd Kano Economic and Investment Summit held at the Coronation Hall, Government House, Kano. The summit is part of activities organised by the Kano State 13

May 23, 2017 1:37 PM Channels TV State Correspondent Is Dead — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Channels Television mourns the death of their state house correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi, who died at Zenith Medical and Kidney Center in the Garki area of Abuja, in the early hours of Tuesday. “He first fell sick in March but we didn’t see this coming,” one of the deceased’s colleague told TheCable. The reporters at the presidential villa received 14

May 23, 2017 12:48 PM Onuekwusi, Channels TV’s state house correspondent, is dead

Chukwuma Onuekwusi, Channels Television’s state house correspondent, is dead. A source told TheCable that the journalist passed on at Zenith Medical and Kidney Center in the Garki area of Abuja, in the early hours of Tuesday. “He first fell sick in March but we didn’t see this coming,” one of the deceased’s colleague told TheCable. The reporters at the presidential 13