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World Bank disagrees with Adeosun on borrowing – Punch Newspapers

Everest Amaefule, Abuja The World Bank has disagreed with the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on the need for the Federal Government to borrow more in order to develop the nation’s infrastructure and stimulate the economy. The World Bank spoke through its Senior Economist, Gloria Joseph-Raji, on Monday in …

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Senate confirms Callista Gingrich as U.S. Ambassador to Vatican

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s nomination of Callista Gingrich to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican. Gingrich, 51, an author, documentary filmmaker and former congressional aide, is the wife of former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, …

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NNPC supplies 1,200mmscf/d gas to power sector, others – Punch Newspapers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Monday said it supplied 1,200 million standard cubic feet per day of gas to domestic, industrial, commercial and power sectors in the month of September 2017. The NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said the feat was an improvement over some previous months. Baru …

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Fayose, Ladoja, George, others meet to agree on South-West candidate – Punch Newspapers

Gbenro Adeoye Some South-West chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party have begun moves to agree on a candidate for the national chairmanship position of the party ahead of its national convention in December. At a meeting convened by Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, which was held at the Renaissance Hotel …

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Woman accusing Trump of misconduct subpoenas presidential campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A woman who has said that U.S. President Donald Trump groped her during a 2007 meeting has subpoenaed his presidential campaign for any documents concerning similar allegations, according to a subpoena filed in New York State Supreme Court. Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Trump’s reality TV …

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Trump says he will ‘look into’ drug czar pick following report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would “look into” a report that his nomination for drug czar championed a law weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration’s capacity to slow the flow of drugs that have fueled the country’s opioid epidemic. Trump nominated Representative Tom Marino …

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