Tunisian President Beji Caïd Essebsi dies at 92( with agency report)

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has died after being hospitalized with a severe illness. In 2014 he became the countrys first democratically elected leader, following the Arab Spring. Tunisias president, Beji Caid Essebsi, passed away Thursday at a military hospital, the North African countrys presidency announced. He was 92. Essebsi, the oldest head of state after Britains Queen Elizabeth II, was hospitalized with a severe illness in late June and returned to intensive care on Wednesday evening at the Tunis military hospital. In a statement, the Tunisian presidency called for…

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Profiling Buharii’s ministerial nominees.

*Inside Buhari’s ministerial list Buhari* July 23, 2019 After a long wait, President Muhammadu Buhari finally sent a 43-man ministerial list to the Senate on Tuesday. The list, which was read by Senate President Ahmed Lawan, has few surprises, some new entrants and old-timers. Here is a quick look at the profile of the ministerial nominees: · *Okechuckwu Ogah* : The Abia-born Ogah is a Consultant Physician/Cardiologist Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan. He is also the President of The Nigerian Cardiac Society. Sources said may…

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Clarke Writes Gbajabiamila: “The proclamation made by the Edo State Governor was valid and remain valid

Elder Statesman, Chief Edwin Clarke, former Federal Minister of Information, yesterday communicated his views on the stalemate in Edo State House Assembly to the Speaker of House of Representative was, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila and concluded that the ‘proclamation’ letter sent to the Clerk of the House was “valid and still valid’. Quoting the relevant sections of the 1999 Constitution as Amended, the vocal voice insisted that only the law courts can find final solution to the logjam that has been created by the overbearing political leadership in Edo State. Below…

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John Swinton on Journalism

John Swinton, former Chief of Staff of the most powerful and prestigious newspaper on earth, The New York Times, when asked to give a toast to the “free press” at the New York Press Club stated: “There is no such thing, at this date of the world’s history, in America, as an independent press. You know it and I know it. There is not one of you who dares to write your honest opinions, and if you did, you know beforehand that it would never appear in print. I am…

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Sports Archives: World cup history

*FULL STATS IN RUSSIA 18* Total mactches= 64 ⚽⚽TOTAL GOALS SCORED – 169 (2.64 per match) OWN GOALS SCORED – 12 PENALTIES TAKEN – 29 PENALTIES SCORED – 22 PENALTIES MISSED – 7 FREE-KICK SCORED – 7 TOTAL RED CARDS – 4 TOTAL YELLOW CARDS – 219 *TOP SCORERS:⚽⚽⚽ 1. H. Kane (England) – 6 2. K. Mbappé (France) – 4 3. Griezmann (France) – 4 4. C. Ronaldo (Portugal) – 4 5. R. Lukaku (Belgium) – 4 6. D. Cheryshev (Russia) – 4 7. Ivan Perišić (Croatia) – 3…

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THE SHORTEST WAR IN HISTORY

The Anglo-Zanzibar War was a military conflict fought between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar Sultanate on August 27, 1896. The conflict lasted between 38 and 45 minutes (many literature quotes 38 minutes), marking it as the shortest recorded war in history. The immediate cause of the war was the death of the pro-British Sultan Hamad bin Thuwaini on August 25, 1896 and the subsequent succession of Sultan Khalid bin Barghash . The British authorities preferred Hamud bin Muhammed , who was more favourable to British interests, as sultan. In…

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PLEASE, RELEASE COL. SAMBO DASUKI IN GODS NAME BY CHIEF MIKE A.A. OZEKHOME, SAN, OFR, FCIArb, Ph.D, LL.D

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PLEASE, RELEASE COL. SAMBO DASUKI IN GODS NAME BY CHIEF MIKE A.A. OZEKHOME, SAN, OFR, FCIArb, Ph.D, LL.D Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist The Muhammadu Buhari government has again simply refused to obey the 6th bail order granted by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ordered the federal government to release Col. Sambo Dasuki who has been detained since December, 2015. For the records, this is the 6th court order, including ECOWAS’ release order, which this government has blatantly refused to obey.…

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A must read! What Suswam told me

Gabriel Suswam stilled his look at me and took a deep sigh and said “Doc, I am certain that Buhari will arrest me very soon, not because of any corruption but because he knows I know too much about these killings. He won’t stop the killings”. This was in 2016 but first a background. I was just settling down in London in 2016 as a Chevening Scholar at the London School of Economics when I got a desperate call from a friend who is from Benue. She was weeping and…

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Facts you never knew about Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa’s mother, Sarah Moses, has revealed her son is from Borno state as opposed to popular belief that he is from Jos, Plateau state. The Super Eagles’s striker is a Muslim but his mother is a christian The mother of Ahmed Musa is Sarah Moses wich is the full name of his mother and Ahmed Musa is the only son from the mother ‘s side. Ahmed Musa’s mother says he is from Borno and not Jos as believed The 66-year-old woman says she raised her son and his four…

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