New China virus: Officials warn it ‘could mutate and spread further’ – Thenewsgist

A new virus that has killed nine people could mutate and spread further, Chinese health officials have warned, as they step up containment measures. There are now 440 confirmed cases of the outbreak that originated from a market with illegal wildlife in Wuhan. It has now spread to several Chinese provinces as well as overseas […]

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Osinbajo reveals Nigeria’s plan with Iran, Turkey, others – Thenewsgist

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria will work closely with other countries who share similar socio-economic objectives in order to increase economic opportunities and healthcare delivery to citizens. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Tuesday said the vice president said this when he received Amb. Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, Secretary General of the […]

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Amotekun: Buhari told to arrest Yoruba leaders immediately – Thenewsgist

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been called upon to arrest the Yoruba leaders promoting the establishment of the new security outfit, Amotekun in the South West. Making the call in an interview with the Sun at the weekend is the National President General of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo. Recall that Governors […]

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Survey lists Nigeria, India, Israel, Kenya as Trump’s strongholds – Thenewsgist

– A survey by Pew Research Centre listed Nigeria, Kenya, and others as countries that have confidence in Trump – The survey, however, states that support for President Trump remains largely negative around the world as only 29% expressed confidence in him Nigeria is one of the strongholds of United States president, Donald Trump, a […]

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Amotekun is OPC military wing —Northern youths – Thenewsgist

The Northern Youths Council of Nigeria on Thursday kicked against the formation of ‘Operation Amotekun‘ in the South-West geopolitical zone of the country. According to the NYCN, the security outfit inaugurated in Ibadan on Thursday is the “military wing” of the Oodua Peoples Congress. It added that the newly established security outfit is in the […]

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Breaking: Tinubu meets Buhari in Aso Rock, speaks on 2023 presidential ambition – Thenewsgist

  President Muhammadu Buhari and the national leader of All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, January 7, met behind closed doors in Aso Rock. Ad Nigerian Tribune reports that the APC leader spoke to the State House correspondents after his meeting with the president. gathered that Tinubu described scheming for 2023 presidential […]

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News Nigeria : US vs Iran: Details of meeting between UK, Iraq emerge -Thenewsgist

  Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reached an agreement with his Iraq counterpart Adel Abdul Mahdi on the need to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East. Both leaders spoke by phone on Monday, according to a UK statement as reported by Al Jazeera. Johnson, who cut short his holiday at private island of Mustique […]

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News Nigeria : Man arrested for using phone line previously owned by Buhari’s daughter – Thenewsgist

The Department of State Services allegedly arrested one Anthony Okolie for 10 weeks for buying and using an MTN SIM card previously used and abandoned by Hanan Buhari, the daughter of Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). According to Sahara Reporters, the telephone number was recycled and put up for sale by the popular telecommunications network […]

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