newsheadline247
AGENCY REPORT Foreign

UK PM May’s lawmakers trigger confidence vote in her leadership

Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a confidence vote in her leadership after Britain’s planned divorce from the European Union was plunged into chaos. With less than four months left until the United Kingdom is due to exit on March 29, the world’s fifth largest economy was tipping towards Read more

newsheadline247
AGENCY REPORT Foreign

Trump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviser – Report

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he’s picked a battle-hardened commander who oversaw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to be the nation’s next top military adviser. If confirmed by the Senate, Gen. Mark Milley, who has been chief of the Army since August 2015, would succeed Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford as chairman of the Joint Read more

newsheadline247
AGENCY REPORT NAN National

Oyedepo says nothing will tamper with the peace of Nigeria in 2019

The Founder and Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo on Saturday, predicted that nothing would disturb the peace of Nigeria and its story would change for the better in the year 2019. Oyedepo made the declaration at the just concluded annual prophetic gathering of the Winners’ family, christened the “Dominion”, in a Read more

newsheadline247
AGENCY REPORT National News

Corruption Risk Assessment: Buhari to present report on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday present a report on Corruption Risk Assessment (CRA) of Nigeria’s e-Government Systems at a training organised by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Musa Abubakar, told newsmen ahead of the three-day training for Heads of anti-corruption agencies of member-countries Read more

newsheadline247
AGENCY REPORT Foreign

Drama at Bush funeral as Trump snubs the Clintons, greets the Obamas

A divided Washington led by the nation’s five living presidents put on a facade of unity Wednesday at the poignant state funeral of George H.W. Bush, as America bade farewell to its 41st president. Donald and Melania Trump shared a front row pew at Washington National Cathedral with past presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Read more

newsheadline247
AGENCY REPORT NAN

Envoy: Buhari’s dynamism rekindles Morocco-Nigeria ties

Ambassador Mohammed Methqal, Director General of Morocco International Cooperation Agency, has attributed the present cooperation between Nigeria and Morocco to strategic thinking by President Muhammadu Buhari. Methqal disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a two-day international symposium themed: ‘Youth Integration: A Priority for Sustainable Development Read more

AGENCY REPORT NAN

PDP social media campaigner, Deji Adeyanju, 2 others sent to jail till 2019 – Report

A social media campaigner for the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Deji Adeyanju and two other individuals, Daniel Abobama and Boma Williams were today remanded at Keffi Prison, Nasarawa state after their arraignment at Karshi Magistrate Court, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, reports News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The police charged them with Criminal defamation, Disturbance of Read more