PRESIDENT BUHARI HEADS TO LONDON FOR MEDICAL CHECK-UPS AND VACATION

President Buhari has left the country to London for a routine medical check-ups and annual vacation. Find below the release from Femi Adesina the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity. “President Muhammadu Buhari leaves for the United Kingdom today on a short leave, which is part of his annual vacation. He is expected to resume work on…

Read More

Accenture to Expand Its Aviation Capabilities with Acquisition of Seabury Group’s Corporate Advisory and Aviation Consulting Business

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire the corporate advisory and aviation consulting businesses of Seabury Group, a New York-based professional services firm focused on the aviation industry. The combination of Seabury’s corporate advisory and consulting businesses, together with Accenture’s global capabilities, will help the world’s leading airlines accelerate the pace of digital transformation. “Airlines are having…

Read More

Barrow sworn in as new Gambia president in Dakar embassy

Adama Barrow has been sworn in as Gambia’s president at a ceremony in the country’s embassy in neighbouring Senegal, as regional troops prepared to back him in a showdown with the defiant incumbent, Yahya Jammeh. The country has been in a state of political uncertainty since Jammeh refused to cede power to the winner of last month’s presidential election, using…

Read More

MMM, Sambisa And The Boy Died By Reuben Abati

“Happy New Year, my brother” “What do you mean happy new year, more than two weeks into the New Year. Have I not been in touch with you since January 1?” “But for you the New Year has just started. Your January 1 was not on January 1” “Looks like you have started taking something. I must inform your wife.”…

Read More

Djokovic out of Australian Open beaten by Denis Istomin

Novak Djokovic suffered arguably the biggest defeat of his career when he crashed out of the Australian Open to 117th-ranked Uzbek Denis Istomin on Thursday, extending his mystifying slump in form. With Istomin inspired, the defending champion sent down 72 unforced errors as he lost 7-6 (10/8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 in the second round to end his bid…

Read More

Gambia: African troops on red alert as deadline passes for Jammeh

Senegalese troops backed by other African forces were poised to enter The Gambia after President Yahya Jammeh refused to leave office, ignoring a midnight deadline to stand down or face military action. Mr Jammeh’s army chief said his troops would not fight their entry into the country, as the Mauritanian president flew out of The Gambia following hopes of a…

Read More