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Hundreds flee as South Sudan forces brace for 'White Army' assault

5 years ago /
Security 

Hundreds of people fled South Sudan's flashpoint town of Bor as the army warned of an imminent attack by the "White Army" militia on Monday, two weeks into ethnic fighting that has ravaged the world's newest state, officials said.

SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 10

5 years ago /
International News 

A bomb blast ripped a trolleybus apart in Volgograd on Monday, killing at least 10 people in the second deadly attack in the southern city in two days and raising fears of further violence as Russia prepares to host the Winter Olympics.  

UKRAINE: Yanukovych seeks to obtain loan from Russia's Putin

5 years ago /
International News 

Ukraine's president could secure loans from Russia on Tuesday when he meets Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin - money that could help fend off economic crisis but may fuel anti-government protests in Kiev.

"JONATHAN WILL CONTEST IN 2015" - LABARAN MAKU

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, yesterday, declared that President Goodluck Jonathan will be contesting in 2015. He bluntly announced that the North should stop agitating for a Northern Presidency as Jonathan is in need of another term to fully implement his transformation agenda.t

Nelson Mandela dies at 95

5 years ago /
International News 

The revered icon who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has passed away.

 

Fresh tensions between China and Japan

5 years ago /
International News  Security 

Japan and its ally, United States have sharply criticized china's move to impose new rules on airspace over islands at the heart of a territorial dispute with Tokyo, warning of an escalation into the unexpected if Beijing enforces the rules.

 

ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION OF SINGAPORE, A LESSON FOR NIGERIA?

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Singapore is one of the world’s leading commercial hubs, with the fourth-biggest financial centre and one of the five busiest ports. Its globalized and diversified economy depends heavily on trade, especially in manufacturing. Singapore has the third-highest per capita income in the world. It ranks high in international rankings of education, healthcare, government transparency and economic competitiveness. All these, this sovereign city-state and island country situated in South-East Asia achieved in a little over fifty years. We bring this to your attention hoping that there may be some lessons that our nation may learn from the success story of Singapore on our quest for economic transformation.

NIGERIA: ACADEMICIANS SPEAK ON POSITIVE UTILISATION OF ICT

5 years ago /
Nation 

  There is a worry that third world countries like Nigeria focus more on ICT crimes and other negative sides of ICT but for Professor of Technology from the University of Ibadan, Adenike Osofisan, there should be a regulation to enable schools and offices create and monitor their own websites as a means of utilizing the positive sides of social media.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Political parties, Civil Society Organisations push for inclusion

5 years ago /
Nation 

During the October 1, 2013 Independence Day broadcast, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan emphasised the need for a free, peaceful and secure country as Nigeria prepares to celebrate 100 years as one entity.  

 

IRAN: NEGOTIATIONS STALL AS TEMPERS FLARE

5 years ago /
International News 

Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's pinning of blame on Iran for the lack of a deal on its nuclear program last week, saying splits between western powers prevented a breakthrough.

SYRIA: Opposition accepts peace talks, says Assad must go

5 years ago /
International News 

The Syrian National Coalition also demanded the release of women and children from Syrian jails and an easing of military sieges of rebel-held areas as a precondition for going to Geneva.

 

BANGLADESH STRIKE

5 years ago /
International News 

Bangladesh's opposition-led strike entered its third day on Tuesday calling for elections to be held under a non-partisan administration.

2015: Sacrifice your Ambition now, CAC tells jonathan.

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Christ Apostolic Church Worldwide has called on President Goodluck Jonathan and other politicians jostling for the Presidency in 2015, to sacrifice their ambition in the interest of peace and national unity.


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