President Buhari denounces devaluation of Naira

President Muhammadu Buhari said,on Wednesday, in Paris, France, that he opposed a further weakening of the naira and openly endorsed the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s policy of restricting foreign-exchange trading. The President, who was answering questions in an interview with France 24 broadcast, said: “I do not think it is healthy for us to… Read More President Buhari denounces devaluation of Naira

I have found the island I want to buy for refugees- Egyptian billionaire

An Egyptian billionaire’s offer to buy an island for refugees is closer to becoming reality. Naguib Sawiris, one of the region’s wealthiest men, said he has identified two privately owned Greek islands that would be well-suited for the project. “We have corresponded with their owners and expressed our interest to go into negotiation with them,”… Read More I have found the island I want to buy for refugees- Egyptian billionaire

Worst dengue fever, in five years, hits India’s capital

India’s capital is combating its worst outbreak of dengue fever in five years, with the tropical mosquito-borne disease posing a momentous challenge to the city’s creaky health infrastructure. State-run hospitals in New Delhi are overrun with feverish patients, municipal spokesman Y.S. Mann said. “There is a sense of panic. People insist on hospitalization even if… Read More Worst dengue fever, in five years, hits India’s capital

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, reads wrong speech

Zimbabweans generally don’t laugh or get excited about President Robert Mugabe’s speeches, given the level of poverty and reported human rights abuses in the southern African country. But an unprecedented slip-up in a speech by the 91-year-old leader on Tuesday has changed the mix. Instead of a speech officially opening Parliament, Mugabe read his State… Read More Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, reads wrong speech

Oil vandals kill two DSS officials, escape with corpses

There was pandemonium on Tuesday at Ikorodu area of Lagos State, when officials of the Department of State Security Service, DSS, were attacked by armed oil vandals, killing two at the spot. Reports also indicated that bodies of the slain officials were also taken away by the vandals who ambushed the DSS operatives around Owutu… Read More Oil vandals kill two DSS officials, escape with corpses