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Bayelsa Yet To Get Share Of N1.6BN 2012 Flood Intervention Funds

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa state government says it is yet to receive its' share of the 1.6 billion naira 2012 flood intervention fund approved by the federal government for states ravaged by flood disaster.

 

National Assembly Begins 4th Amendment Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill

5 days ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly has begun the process of amending the electoral act 2018 and this will be for the fourth time in three years.

Nigerian Farmers Urged To Embrace Insurance

5 days ago /

Nigerian farmers have been advised to insure heir farms and investments from losses occasioned by floods, fire, lightening, storm, accidents, pests and other diseases.

Airforce Rehearses For Nigeria’s Independence Celebration In Abuja

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, will be  carrying out aerial displays as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary celebration.

Cross River Partners Korean Investors

5 days ago /

Determined to ensure that its agricultural programme on rice production is fully actualized, Cross-river State Government has commenced the distribution of water pumps to twelve thousand rice farmers in the state for the purpose of irrigation.

Women Chide Cross River PDP For Shutting Doors On Female Aspirants

5 days ago /
Nation 

As the Peoples Democratic Party in cross river state makes efforts at nuetralising the issue of automatic tickets given to national assembly members, women in the party say PDP is not considering the interest of female aspirants as a priority.

Ghana Referees Get Life Ban

5 days ago /
Sports  

The Ghana referee’s association has banned six more referees for life. This brings to eight following two earlier banned for life by the Confederation of African Football, CAF.

UNDP Forum Asks Nigerians To Focus On Removing Nigeria From Poverty Index

5 days ago /
Nation 

Nigerians have been urged to use the 2019 elections to select leaders that will engender people-oriented policies capable of removing the country from the ridicule of being the poorest nation on earth.

Labour Party Tells NLC To Stop Meddling In Its Affairs

5 days ago /
Politics 

The Labour party has called on the Nigerian Labour Congress NLC’s President Ayuba Wabba to focus on the current poor workers minimum wage, the unpaid salaries and indiscriminate sack of workers and stop interfering with its candidates for the 2018 Osun Governorship elections.

Fresh Killings In Numan By Herdsmen

5 days ago /
Nation 

Four villages in Numan local government area of Adamawa state have reportedly been razed completely by suspected rampaging herdsmen

U.S Accuses Russia Of Meddling In Macedonia Referendum

5 days ago /
International News 

U.S. defense secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Macedonia on Monday with a warning that Russia is attempting to meddle in a referendum  by spreading disinformation, to change the Balkan country’s name and open the door for it to join NATO,

South Sudan Rebel Group Accuses Govt Forces Of Attacking Position

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South Sudan’s main rebel force SPLM-IO has accused government forces of attacking their positions a day after both sides signed a peace deal.

 

Protests In Ethiopia After 23 Killed

5 days ago /

At least 23 people were killed in a weekend of violence that targeted minorities in the ethnic Oromo heartland near Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.

Chinese/US Military Set Aside Friction To Attend Health Forum

5 days ago /
International News 

A top Chinese general attended the opening on Monday of a regional armed forces health forum organized by the Chinese and U.S. Militaries, as the two sides set aside friction over trade and territorial issues.

Iran Says U.S. Withdrawal From Nuclear Deal Threatens Middle East Peace

5 days ago /
International News 

Iran’s atomic chief says the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal struck between the country and major powers is “doomed” to seriously affect peace and security in the Middle East,

Hurricane Florence Lashes North Carolina

5 days ago /
International News 

The coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina has been cut off from the rest of the state because of heavy floods following hurricane Florence.

Super Typhoon Slams China

5 days ago /
International News 

A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the country’s most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines.

 

Many Killed In Philippines Typhoon Manghut

5 days ago /
International News 

Philippine rescuers used shovels and their bare hands to claw through mounds of rocky soil on Monday as they desperately looked for dozens of people feared buried beneath a landslide unleashed by typhoon Manghut.

Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal Grants Application For Change Of Venue

5 days ago /
Nation 

The election petition tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti over the July 14 governorship election has granted an application made orally by the lead counsel to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adebayo Adelodun and candidate of the PDP, Olusola Kolapo Eleka, that the venue of the hearing of the petition be shifted to another venue outside Ekiti.

 

Zainab Ahmed Resumes Office As Finance Minister

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Supervising Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, has assumed duties in the ministry after the resignation of Kemi Adeosun on Friday, September 14, 2018.


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