[NEWS]: TRUMP, SAUDI ARABIA WARN IRAN AGAINST MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT.

  U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP ISSUED A NEW THREAT TO TEHRAN ON SUNDAY 19TH MAY 2019, TWEETING THAT A CONFLICT WOULD BE THE “OFFICIAL END” OF IRAN, AS SAUDI ARABIA WARNED IT STOOD READY TO RESPOND WITH “ALL STRENGTH” AND SAID IT WAS UP TO IRAN TO AVOID WAR. THE HEIGHTENED RHETORIC FOLLOWS LAST WEEK’S ATTACKS ON SAUDI OIL ASSETS AND THE FIRING OF A ROCKET ON SUNDAY INTO BAGHDAD’S HEAVILY FORTIFIED “GREEN ZONE” THAT…

"[NEWS]: TRUMP, SAUDI ARABIA WARN IRAN AGAINST MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT."

[NEWS]: ASSETS, CONTRIBUTORS RISE UNDER CPS

LATEST FIGURES OBTAINED FROM THE NATIONAL PENSION COMMISSION REVEALED THAT THE CONTRIBUTORS AND ASSETS UNDER THE CONTRIBUTORY PENSION SCHEME HAVE CONTINUED TO INCREASE. TOTAL ASSETS UNDER THE CONTRIBUTORY PENSION SCHEME STOOD AT N8.9TN AS OF THE END OF FEBRUARY 2019, ACCORDING TO LATEST FIGURES FROM THE NATIONAL PENSION COMMISSION. WORKERS UNDER THE SCHEME STOOD AT 8.5 MILLION IN THE SAME PERIOD.

"[NEWS]: ASSETS, CONTRIBUTORS RISE UNDER CPS"

[NEWS]: ONE KILLED, SEVERAL INJURED AS GUNMEN ATTACK JOS PUB

  AT LEAST ONE PERSON HAS BEEN CONFIRMED KILLED AND SEVERAL OTHERS INJURED AFTER AN ATTACK BY GUNMEN ON A PUB IN JOS, THE PLATEAU STATE CAPITAL. THE ATTACK, WHICH WAS CONFIRMED YESTERDAY BY THE DEPUTY COMMANDER OF THE SPECIAL TASK FORCE, EMMA ADO, OCCURRED ON SATURDAY 18TH MAY 2019, WHEN FOOTBALL FANS WERE WATCHING THE ENGLISH FA CUP MATCH BETWEEN MANCHESTER CITY AND WATFORD.

"[NEWS]: ONE KILLED, SEVERAL INJURED AS GUNMEN ATTACK JOS PUB"

[NEWS]: TWO TRAFFIC ROBBERS NABBED IN LAGOS.

  PERSONNEL OF THE LAGOS STATE POLICE COMMAND HAVE ARRESTED A SUSPECTED TRAFFIC ROBBER, ADIGUN GANIYU, FOR ALLEGEDLY DISPOSSESSING RESIDENTS OF THEIR VALUABLES AROUND THE CASSIDY BUS STOP IN THE OKOKOMAIKO AREA OF THE STATE. THE POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER IN THE STATE, DSP BALA ELKANA, SAID IN A STATEMENT ON SUNDAY 19TH MAY 2019, THAT POLICEMEN ON SURVEILLANCE PATROL ARRESTED GANIYU AFTER A GUN BATTLE WITH HIS GANG MEMBERS.

"[NEWS]: TWO TRAFFIC ROBBERS NABBED IN LAGOS."

[NEWS]: SENATE PRESIDENCY: AGAIN, LAWAN, NDUME MEET PDP SENATORS-ELECT

  THE TWO MAIN CONTENDERS FOR THE POSITION OF SENATE PRESIDENT OF THE 9TH SENATE, SENATORS AHMAD LAWAN AND ALI , AT THE WEEKEND MET AGAIN WITH THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) SENATORS-ELECT IN ABUJA AS PART OF THEIR EFFORTS TO WOO THE LEGISLATORS-ELECT. THIS IS COMING AS THE MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY YESTERDAY RESTATED THAT ITS LEADERSHIP IS YET TO TAKE ANY COLLECTIVE DECISION ON THE ISSUE OF THE SENATE PRESIDENCY. THE LATEST MEETING WITH…

"[NEWS]: SENATE PRESIDENCY: AGAIN, LAWAN, NDUME MEET PDP SENATORS-ELECT"

[E-NEWS]: FULL LIST OF WINNERS FROM THE 2019 VGMA THAT ENDED IN CHAOS

    GHANA’S BIGGEST NIGHT IN MUSIC RETURNED TO THE ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER (AICC) ON SATURDAY FOR THE 20TH EDITION OF THE VODAFONE GHANA MUSIC AWARDS (VGMA). HOSTED BY CELEBRATED BROADCASTER, KWAMI SEFA KAYI, THE NIGHT SAW ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCES FROM SARKODIE, KING PROMISE, BURNA BOY AND OTHERS. SHATTA WALE’S “GRINGO” WON THE DANCEHALL SONG OF THE YEAR AND HIS “MY LEVEL” SONG WON THE HIGHLIFE SONG OF THE YEAR. YAA PONO’S “OBIA WONE MASTER”…

"[E-NEWS]: FULL LIST OF WINNERS FROM THE 2019 VGMA THAT ENDED IN CHAOS"

[NEWS]: TRUMP DECLARES NATIONAL EMERGENCY OVER IT THREATS.

    US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TODAY DECLARED A NATIONAL EMERGENCY TO PROTECT US COMPUTER NETWORKS FROM “FOREIGN ADVERSARIES” BY SIGNING AN EXECUTIVE ORDER WHICH EFFECTIVELY BARS US COMPANIES FROM USING FOREIGN TELECOMS BELIEVED TO POSE NATIONAL SECURITY RISKS. IT CAN BE RECALLED THAT SEVERAL COUNTRIES, LED BY THE US, HAVE IN RECENT MONTHS RAISED CONCERNS THAT WA-WAY PRODUCTS COULD BE USED BY CHINA FOR SURVEILLANCE.

"[NEWS]: TRUMP DECLARES NATIONAL EMERGENCY OVER IT THREATS."

[NEWS]: US EMBASSY SUSPENDS VISA INTERVIEW WAIVERS ‘DROP BOX’ IN NIGERIA

    THE U.S EMBASSY AND CONSULATE IN NIGERIA HAS SUSPENDED THE INTERVIEW WAIVER “DROP BOX” APPLICATION PROCESS, EFFECTIVE TUESDAY MAY 14, 2019 AND MADE THIS KNOWN ON THE OFFICIAL US VISA APPLICATION PLATFORM. THE INTERVIEW WAIVER PROGRAM (IWP), ALSO CALLED THE VISA INTERVIEW WAIVER PROGRAM, IS A PROGRAM MANAGED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE’S BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS UNDER WHICH, UNDER SOME CIRCUMSTANCES, INTERVIEW REQUIREMENTS CAN BE WAIVED FOR SOME NON-IMMIGRANT VISA APPLICANTS.…

"[NEWS]: US EMBASSY SUSPENDS VISA INTERVIEW WAIVERS ‘DROP BOX’ IN NIGERIA"

[NEWS]:CIBN TO CONFER SIX FELLOWSHIP AWARDS.

  THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF BANKERS OF NIGERIA SAYS IT WILL FORMALLY CONFER ITS HONORARY FELLOWSHIP AWARDS ON SIX DISTINGUISHED BANKERS IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BANKING INDUSTRY AND THE NATION’S ECONOMY. THE AWARDEES ARE THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA, FINANCIAL SYSTEMS STABILITY DIRECTORATE, MRSAISHAH AHMAD; THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR, CBN, CORPORATE SERVICES DIRECTORATE, MR EDWARD ADAMU, THE MANAGING DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ZENITH BANK PLC, MR PETER AMANGBO; THE CHAIRMAN, GOLDFIELD…

"[NEWS]:CIBN TO CONFER SIX FELLOWSHIP AWARDS."