Russian forces head for Syrian-Turkish border in blow to Kurds

Russian forces in Syria headed for the border with Turkey Wednesday to ensure Kurdish fighters pull back after a deal between Moscow and Ankara wrested control of the Kurds’ entire heartland. Kurdish forces, who previously controlled nearly a third of Syria, have lost almost everything after Turkey secured the right to remain fully deployed in…

Oscar De La Hoya: Former World Champ Faces Sexual Assault Claims

Former six-weight world champion Oscar De La Hoya has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home in 2017. Court documents seen by BBC Sport state that De La Hoya, 46, faces complaints for sexual assault and battery, gender violence, negligence and the infliction of extreme emotional distress. The woman behind the allegations…

Minimum Wage: NLC Warns States Against Non-Implementation

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has charged states to adopt Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with state councils of the labour centres in the negotiation of a consequential agreement in the implementation of the minimum wage law. While commending the processes leading to the eventual sealing of agreement between the Federal Government and Joint National Public…

Insecurity: Arms purchase a major item on Buhari’s Russia agenda — Presidency

Nigeria intends to procure weapons, including fighter helicopters, from Russia to strengthen the ongoing fight against insurgency, banditry and other violent crimes across the country. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made this disclosure while speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Monday. President Buhari is currently in Sochi,…

Breaking News – APC To Participate In Zamfara Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has included the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara for the elections. The Commission previously excluded APC from elections in Zamfara and Rivers following various High Court judgments. The electoral body announced this in a statement on Friday by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Voter Education…