A former Minister of Finance and one-time High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Alhaji Abubakar Alhaji, has identified high overheads in governance and other expenses associated with Nigeria’s federal system as the reason why Nigeria fell into recession.
Saudi security forces foiled an alleged suicide bomb plot by the Islamic State group targeting the defence ministry and arrested four suspects, authorities said on Tuesday.
An Emirati pilot and soldier have been killed in separate incidents in Yemen while taking part in a Saudi-led military campaign, the United Arab Emirates military said on Monday.
A total of 247 Iranian lawmakers on Sunday overwhelmingly voted to approve a bill aimed at countering America’s “adventurous and terrorist’’ activities in the region.
Islamic State militants have resorted to stealing, spilling and smuggling crude oil from Iraqi oil fields as a means to wreak havoc and fund their spluttering but surviving campaign of terror.
Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta, says the Federal Government will soon introduce a programme that will end gas flaring in the Niger Delta.
The Kremlin on Monday slammed a hacking report by US intelligence as baseless and amateurish, saying Moscow is growing tired of denying the Russian government’s involvement in US election meddling.