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  • Mexican national held in Florida, accused of spying on US for Russia
    by Brie Stimson on February 19, 2020 at 6:29 am

    A Mexican citizen has been arrested in Florida for allegedly working as a Russian agent to get information on the U.S. government, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

  • Aaron Judge: Astros should be stripped of 2017 title, players punished by commissioner
    by Jack Durschlag on February 19, 2020 at 6:06 am

    Anger surrounding the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal hasn’t abated. New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is the latest player to criticize the 2017 World Series winners, saying Houston should be stripped of its title and the offending players should be punished, according to reports.

  • Laura Ingraham: Virginia's Second Amendment advocates score a win over Democrats Northam, Bloomberg
    by Victor Garcia on February 19, 2020 at 5:23 am

    Gun-rights activists scored a Second Amendment victory in Virginia this week over the state's Democrat governor and legislature and gun-control financier -- and Democrat presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, Laura Ingraham reported Tuesday.

  • FG ignores outrage, says service chiefs must stay
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 5:11 am

    They have to go – Lawmakers insist The Federal Government cannot sack the service chiefs now, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha said yesterday. This is coming despite outrage by Nigerians over the continuous stay of the security heads in office. There have been calls from several quarters including members of The post FG ignores outrage, says service chiefs must stay appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Hillary Clinton denies she could be Bloomberg's running mate: 'Oh no!'
    by Brie Stimson on February 19, 2020 at 4:54 am

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday reportedly shut down rumors that she might consider serving as Michael Bloomberg’s running mate if he were to win the Democratic presidential nomination.

  • No corps member must die again, NYSC DG warns coordinators
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:46 am

    The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier-General Ibrahim Shuaibu has warned all state coordinators that no corps member must die during camp orientation programme while in camp again. The NYSC boss said otherwise, they would be sanctioned. He gave this warning yesterday in Abuja at the 2020 Batch A pre-orientation meeting of management The post No corps member must die again, NYSC DG warns coordinators appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Our economy has gone down — FG
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:44 am

    The Federal Government has declared that the nation’s economy has “gone down.” The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige yesterday, who declared this, attributed the situation to over-independence on petroleum products, adding that “with Nigeria’s population of over 200 million, things are not going well.” Ngige spoke in Abuja while receiving the United States The post Our economy has gone down — FG appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • N/Assembly under invasion — Lawan
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:44 am

    …Reps want CCTV cameras, scanners installed Senate President Ahmad Lawan says the National Assembly is under invasion by “many unknown and uninvited people”. The management of the National Assembly had last week raised the alarm that terrorists could strike at the complex. Lawan raised the alarm at an emergency meeting the leadership of the Senate The post N/Assembly under invasion — Lawan appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Insecurity: Nigeria needs China’s help — Gbajabiamila
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:44 am

    The speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says Nigeria needs China’s help to tackle her security challenges. He said this in Abuja yesterday while receiving Chinese Ambassador Mr Zhou Pingjian. Gbajabiamila said: “Our biggest problem right now is the issue of insecurity, and we’ll be happy to get help now from wherever we The post Insecurity: Nigeria needs China’s help — Gbajabiamila appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Our security challenges real — Foreign Affairs Minister
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:43 am

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, says the current security challenges in Nigeria are “very real”, calling for appropriate actions to restore peace in the country. Onyema spoke in Abuja yesterday when he visited the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution. “The recurring high level of insecurity has continued unabated. There’s a need to The post Our security challenges real — Foreign Affairs Minister appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Bloomberg's cash financing 'overtly political' agendas in state AG offices, West Virginia's Morrisey claims
    by Charles Creitz on February 19, 2020 at 4:34 am

    Billionaire Democrat Michael Bloomberg has bankrolled a network of climate-change lawyers who are operating out of the offices of attorneys general in liberal states, West Virginia state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey claimed Tuesday, calling the Bloomberg setup "absolutely outrageous."

  • Backing Trump lacks 'compatibility' with Scripture, Buttigieg claims, after saying God is apolitical
    by Joseph Wulfsohn on February 19, 2020 at 4:14 am

    Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg seemed to send contradictory messages Tuesday night, claiming he doesn't see "any compatibility" between supporting President Trump and the teachings in Scripture after declaring that God "does not belong to a political party."

  • The suspects arrested over armed robbery by police in Ogun
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:11 am

    Two final year students of Benue State University (BSU) in Makurdi have been killed in an ongoing clash between rival cult groups in the state. One of the victims, a final year student of sociology department in the institution, was reportedly killed on Monday night at Gyado villa, a Makurdi suburb close to the university The post The suspects arrested over armed robbery by police in Ogun appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Man, 60, held over attempt to smuggle drugs to son in custody
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:09 am

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a 60-year-old fish-farmer, Muyiwa Otuyalo, for allegedly attempting to smuggle in substances believed to be hard drugs for his son, Damilola Otuyalo, who is currently in the custody of the commission’s Ibadan zonal office. It was gathered that the older Otuyalo was at the premises of The post Man, 60, held over attempt to smuggle drugs to son in custody appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Caregiver allegedly defiles teenager, rapes woman with Down syndrome
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:08 am

    A 30-year-old caregiver for persons with Down syndrome, Kabiru Wasiu, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for defiling a teenager. Wasiu, whose address was not provided, was also charged with the rape of a woman with Down syndrome. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge of The post Caregiver allegedly defiles teenager, rapes woman with Down syndrome appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Herbalist, 5 others arrested over robbery in Ogun
    by . on February 19, 2020 at 4:08 am

    Police in Ogun State yesterday arrested an herbalist, Sukanmi Ogundimu and five others for alleged involvement in armed robbery in Abeokuta, the state capital. Others are Tosin Adebanjo, Toheeb Ogundare, Ahmed Oloyede, Emmanuel Ogunshina (aka Emma SARS) and Adebisi Remilekun. The suspects were reportedly arrested in connection with a robbery incident at No. 1 Akorede The post Herbalist, 5 others arrested over robbery in Ogun appeared first on Daily Trust.

  • Devin Nunes slams Bloomberg over remarks about farming: He thinks it's 'like buying a Chia Pet from Walmart'
    by Charles Creitz on February 19, 2020 at 3:59 am

    Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., who grew up raising cattle on his family's dairy farm, responded Tuesday to former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's comments about the alleged simplicity of farming.

  • Lawrence Jones takes the pulse of Bernie supporters about Bloomberg: 'I would begrudgingly vote for him'
    by Victor Garcia on February 19, 2020 at 3:47 am

    In a "Hannity" exclusive, Fox News contributor Lawrence Jones attended a Bernie Sanders rally in Las Vegas on Tuesday and asked supporters of the socialist senator from Vermont how they felt about billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

  • LA to fight homelessness with 'Housing Central Command,' similar approach to natural disasters
    by Louis Casiano on February 19, 2020 at 3:26 am

    Los Angeles County officials are taking a "war room" approach to tackle the region's homelessness problem in ways similar to how the federal government finds homes for people displaced by natural disasters. 

  • Kansas judge reprimanded for sexual harassment, affair with felon resigns
    by Vandana Rambaran on February 19, 2020 at 3:21 am

    A federal judge in Kansas has resigned his post on Monday after he was reprimanded last year for sexual harassment of female workers, and for having an extramarital affair with a defendant on probation.

 

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