‘Rude’ Boris Johnson puts foot up on Elysee furniture during key Brexit talks with Macron

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 22, 2019
The British prime minister was labeled “rude” and “embarrassing” after a photo was released showing him with his foot casually on top of a table in France’s Elysee Palace while meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday. Boris Johnson met with Macron to press the French leader to accept his request to reopen Brexit […]

133 Nigerian Refugees Arrive Adamawa From Cameroon

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 22, 2019
Not more than 133 Nigerian refugees residing in Cameroon have returned home. The returnees touched down at the Yola International Airport aboard Nigerian Airforce C130 at exactly 5:00pm local time on Thursday. Officials of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, said the refugees volunteered to return home on their own. Director, […]

FG to recover N614bn bailout funds given to 35 Nigerian states

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 22, 2019
The federal government has begun moves to recover the total sum of N614 billion it earlier gave to 35 states on what has been described as budget support. To this end, the government has set up a committee for the purpose of recovering the fund. The setting up of the committee comes about 24 hours […]