Kim Darroch, UK Ambassador To US, Resigns

July 10, 2019 Umehng 0

  Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US amid a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump’s administration. The ambassador has been in the eye of a storm since a memo in which he criticised […]

Kyari Takes Over From Baru As NNPC GMD

July 8, 2019 Umehng 0

  The outgoing Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru on Monday officially handed over to the new GMD Mele Kyari. A statement issued by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public […]

Dozens Hurt As 5.7 Magnitude Quake Shakes Iran

July 8, 2019 Umehng 0

  A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, causing one death due to a heart attack and dozens of injuries, the country’s relief and rescue organisation said. The quake, whose epicentre was in the […]

Lagarde Quits IMF, For European Central Bank

July 3, 2019 Umehng 0

  International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Ms. Christine Lagarde yesterday resigned from the Fund to head European Central Bank (ECB). The European Council officially nominated her for the position to succeed Mario Draghi. Confirming the switch in a statement, […]

10 Killed In Plane Crash At Texas Airport

July 1, 2019 Umehng 0

  A light aircraft has crashed into an airport hangar in Texas, killing all 10 people on board. The plane, a twin-engine Beechcraft BE-350 King Air, crashed shortly after take-off at Addison Airport. Darci Neuzil, the airport’s deputy director, said […]