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Netanyahu says U.S. had right to self-defense in killing Soleimani

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that the United States had the right to defend itself by killing senior Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. “Just as Israel has the right of self-defense, the United States has exactly the same right,” Netanyahu said in a statement issued by his office. “Qassem Soleimani is responsible for […]

Replacement Chosen For Iranian General Killed In U.S. Airstrike

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Iran’s Supreme Leader appointed Brig. Gen. Esmail Ghaani to succeed top commander Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad on Friday, according to the semiofficial Iranian Tasnim News outlet. Mr. Ghaani, who has been Mr. Soleimani’s deputy commander in the Quds Force for more than 20 years, would continue Mr. Soleimani’s work in […]

‘Oil price could hit $80pb following US assassination of Iranian commander’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Analysts at political risk consultancy, Eurasia Group, in a research note published on Friday said oil price could hit $80 per barrel soon, following the assassination early Friday of General Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s foremost military commander in a drone strike orchestrated by American forces at Baghdad International Airport. They said, “One thing is clear: Iran will […]

Ihedioha responds: Mbaka’s prophecy contempt of court, warns of consequences

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Governor Emeka Ihedioha has reacted to the prophecy of Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka claiming that the Imo state governor will lose his governorship position to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Hope Uzodinma at the Supreme Court. Daily Sun newspaper reports that Governor Ihedioha said he is not perturbed about the prophecy […]

Iranian Official promises Israel, United States Mourning days ahead

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
An official spokesperson for Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, Brigadier-General Ramezan Sharif, has said the United States and Israel will have their momentary joy turned into mourning over the murder of its commander, General Kaseem Soleimani.  Soleimani and an Iraqi ally were struck down at the Baghdad Airport on Thursday.  The US say it was […]

Federal Consumer Protection Council re-iterates

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
The Federal Consumer Protection Council has come up with a guide on bank charges and withdrawals to further enlighten Nigerians on what exactly is obtainable in the banking institutions. The information came through their public Twitter handle where graphical information was also made available, see the tweet below: BANK CHARGES: Are you concerned about bank […]