Brazil’s supreme court approves jail for ex-president Lula da Silva

Brazil’s supreme court approves jail for ex-president Lula da Silva

The Brazilian Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) Tuesday rejected a motion by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s defense team to avoid his arrest for a graft conviction that was upheld last week. Justice Humberto Martins denied the request filed Tuesday morning in a statement published on the court’s website, saying such petitions are […]

Buhari wants stop to terrorism financing

Buhari wants stop to terrorism financing

President Muhammadu Buhari told the African Union Peace and Security Council to curb the flow of terrorism financing. Buhari emphasised the danger of terrorism financing at the meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Saturday. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in […]

Egg Production: 1m jobs to be created for Nigerians

Egg Production: 1m jobs to be created for Nigerians

The Federal Government said on Tuesday egg production, processing and marketing could create no fewer than one million jobs through its National Egg Production (NEGPRO) Scheme. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made this known in Abuja at a meeting with the Technical Committee on National Egg Production. Ogbeh expressed optimism […]