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Tata Martino Named New Argentine Coach

4 years ago /
Sports  

Former Barcelona coach Tata Martino has been officially named the new head coach of Argentina, the treasurer of the Argentine Football Association, Jose Lemme, has confirmed.

Indonesia: Tourist's Battered Body Found In Suitcase In Bali Resort

4 years ago /
International News 

An American tourist's battered body has been found in a suitcase at an exclusive hotel on Indonesia's resort island of Bali and her daughter and daughter's boyfriend have been arrested over the killing, police said on Wednesday.

Governor Amosun Slashes Tertiary Institutions Fees In Ogun State By 61 Per Cent

4 years ago /
Education 

The Ogun state government yesterday announced the reduction of school fees in all tertiary institutions in the state. This latest development is coming barely a week after its Lagos state counterpart did the same. This decision was made known to the public at a press conference at the Governor’s office Press Centre in Abeokuta by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Segun Odubela who was accompanied by t the Commissioner of Information, Yusuph Olaniyonu.  

Owner Of Bangladeshi Ferry Which Drowned Scores Arrested

4 years ago /
International News 

Bangladeshi security officials have arrested the owner of a heavily overloaded river boat that sank last week, drowning scores of people.

Thai Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing Due To Broken Cockpit Window

4 years ago /
International News 

A Thai Airways plane heading from Sydney to Bangkok was forced to make an emergency landing in Bali after a broken window was discovered in the cockpit.

Canada To Donate Experimental Vaccine For Ebola In Africa

4 years ago /
Health 

Canada has decided to give almost 1,000 doses of an experimental vaccine for the Ebola virus, to help the victims who have contracted the disease in the four West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.

Ebola: ECOWAS Official Dies, Becoming Third Casualty In Nigeria

4 years ago /
Health 

An ECOWAS official has died from Ebola in Nigeria, the West African regional bloc said on Tuesday, taking the total number of deaths in the country from the virus to three.

2015: Obasanjo,Tambuwal Hold Secret Meeting In Abeokuta

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, Tuesday, held a closed-door meeting at his Hilltop home, Abeokuta, capital of Ogun State.

INEC Sets October 11 As Date For Adamawa Governorship Election

4 years ago /
Politics 

The by-election for the Adamawa state governorship to elect a replacement for impeached governor, Murtala Nyako will hold on October 11, 2014. The governor was impeached alongside his deputy after being found guilty by lawmakers on a 16-count charge of corruption and mismanagement of public funds. This announcement was made by the state Residential Electoral Commissoner Kasim Gaidam yesterday while Mr Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to the INEC chairman also confirmed the new date to journalists.  Under the Nigerian Constitution, a new governor or president must to be elected within 90 days in the event of an impeachment of a former holder of the office

UEFA Super Cup: Ronaldo Brace Secures Victory For Real Madrid

4 years ago /
Sports  

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid claimed the UEFA Super Cup with a 2-0 victory over La Liga rivals Sevilla at the Cardiff City Stadium.  

Wayne Rooney Named New Manchester United Captain

4 years ago /
Sports  

Wayne Rooney has been named as the new captain of Manchester United by manager Louis van Gaal.

Liverpool Agree Moreno Deal In Principle

4 years ago /
Sports  

Liverpool have agreed a £12million deal to sign long-term transfer target Sevilla defender Alberto Moreno.

Aid Helicopter Crashes In Northern Iraq

4 years ago /
International News 

Iraq's military spokesman Lt. Gen. Qassim al-Moussawi has told state television that an Iraqi helicopter delivering aid to displaced Yazidis on Sinjar mountain has crashed.

FG Sets Up National Trauma Centre

4 years ago /
Health 

The Nigerian government has commissioned its National Trauma Centre to take care of severe injuries especially from road accidents.      

Venezuela Deploys 17,000 Troops Along Its Border To Combat Anti-Smuggling

4 years ago /
International News 

Venezuela says it has deployed 17,000 troops along its border with Colombia, which was closed on Monday for the first time as part of an anti-smuggling operation.

Family Of Teenager Killed By US Police Officer Demand Justice

4 years ago /
International News 

The family of an unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer in the US city of St. Louis have called for justice for their son.

RAF Planes Drops Second Round Of Aid Materials To Trapped Refugees In Iraq

4 years ago /
International News 

RAF planes have dropped a second round of aid to refugees trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq.

Obama: Nomination Of Iraqi New P.M. A Promising Step Forward

4 years ago /
International News 

U.S. president Barack Obama has said the nomination of Haider Al-Abadi as Iraq's prime minister-designate is a promising step forward.

Forbes Releases List Of World's Highest Paid Female Athletes For 2014

4 years ago /
International News  Sports  

 Maria Sharapova tops forbes list of world highest paid female athlete 

South Korea: We Didn't Have Right Equipment For Ferry Rescue - Coast Guard

4 years ago /
International News 

South Korean coast guard officers say they did not have the right training or equipment to rescue passengers from the stricken ferry, Sewol.