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2015 Election: Not A Do Or Die Affair - Buhari

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressive Congress chieftain Mohammed Buhari says the 2015 general election should not be a do or die affair. Buhari who said that he will declare his presidential ambition for the election very soon however told some youth groups on Tuesday in Abuja that if he does not emerge the...

Boko Haram’s ICT Expert Arrested

4 years ago /
Security 

Aftermath of another heavy defeat of Boko Haram terrorists who launched another attack weekend on Konduga in a bid to reclaim the dead body of the impostor of Abubakar Shekau, (Mohammed Bashir), the military has arrested a foreign computer expert who is said to be behind the several video shots...

Iran Delays Reyhaneh Jabbari Execution After Campaign

4 years ago /
International News 

An Iranian woman due to be put to death for killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her is reported to have had her execution postponed. Officials said on Monday that Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, had been transferred to a prison west of Tehran to be hanged. But activists claimed...

First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In The US

4 years ago /
International News 

The first case of ebola has been diagnosed in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed. The patient is a man who became infected in Liberia and travelled to Texas, where he was hospitalised with symptoms confirmed to be caused by the deadly virus. More details later.........

Olive Oil Repairs Failing Hearts, Study Finds

4 years ago /
Health  International News 

For broken rat hearts, nothing beats a healthy glug of olive oil. People Without Friends Have Worse Outcomes After Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest Patients Need CPR, Not Hospitals, Doctor Says That’s what new research published in the journal Circulation found when it looked at beating rat hearts riddled with heart failure, a condition...

2015 Election: Kaduna APC Lawmakers Endorse Mohammed Buhari

4 years ago /
Politics 

The members of the Kaduna State House of Assembly under the All Progressive Congress [APC], on Monday endorsed a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari’s aspiration to run for president in 2015. Twelve out of the 34 members of the Assembly are in the APC. The Minority Leader of the House, Muhammad...

Obama, Modi Work To Deepen Improving U.S.-India Ties

4 years ago /
Politics 

  U.S. President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked to deepen improving ties between their countries on Tuesday, but emerged from their second meeting in two days with little in the way of major agreements. Obama and Modi, speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, said they had...

Microsoft skips Windows 9 in bid to win back consumers with new version 10 That Will Run On Phones

4 years ago /
Science and Tech 

Microsoft has decided to jump straight to version 10 of its Windows software in a bid to convince consumers the software is different from current versions. The firm announced the latest version of its Windows operating system, called Windows 10, at an event in San Francisco. The firm admitted the software was...

Kenya's Economy Grows By 25% After Recalculation

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated. The recalculation means it will now be considered by economists and the World Bank as a middle-income country, rather than a low-income one. As a result growth for 2013 was calculated...

UEFA Champions League: CSKA Moscow 0-1 Bayern Munich

4 years ago /
Security 

The versatile attacker slotted home a 22nd-minute spot-kick, after Mario Gotze had been felled in the area, as Pep Guardiola's men made it six points from six in Group E Bayern Munich overcame a stubborn CSKA Moscow outfit to record their 100th Champions League victory with a 1-0 triumph on Tuesday. Thomas...

Police Hold Evidence In UVa Missing Student Case

4 years ago /
International News 

The lawyer for the man charged in a University of Virginia student's disappearance says police haven't told him what evidence they have against his client in that case or another young woman's disappearance and death. Attorney James Camblos said he met with his client, 32-year-old Jesse Matthew Jr., for about 2½...

Igho, CEO of Taleveras Group, Tops List of 100 Leaders of Tomorrow

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The world renowned Choiseul Institute for international politics and geo-economics has just released its ranking of the top 100 young economic leaders of Africa with Igho Charles Sanomi topping the rank of 100 economic leaders of tomorrow. The annual independent study 'Choiseul Africa 100' by the Parisian Institution, takes into account...

 

Oklahoma Man Charged With First-degree Murder In Beheading

4 years ago /
International News 

Authorities have charged an Oklahoma man with first-degree murder in the beheading of a Vaughan Foods plant worker. Cleveland County prosecutor Greg Mashburn announced the charges Tuesday against 30-year-old Alton Nolen. The attack killed 54-year-old Colleen Hufford, and 43-year-old Traci Johnson was repeatedly stabbed. Johnson survived the attack. Nolen had been fired...

Breaking: Amaju Pinnick Wins NFF Election

4 years ago /
Sports  

Delta FC chairman, Amaju Pinnick has won the NFF election in Warri at the Golden Tulip Hotel after two rounds of elections. He garnered 25 votes during the first round while at the second round he had 32 votes which automatically makes him the new Chairman of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). Seven...

Ogar: DSS Will Appeal Court Judgment On El-Rufai

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Department of State Services, says it would appeal the judgment given by the Federal High Court, Awka, ordering it to apologise and pay a sum of N2 million to a former FCT Minister, Nasir el-Rufai, for restricting his movement during the governorship election in Anambra State in 2013. The service...

Nigeria Records 34 Points Improvement In ‘Doing Business’ Index

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

World Bank’s ‘Doing Business in Nigeria 2014’ reports has revealed Nigeria recorded significant improvements in its ‘Doing Business’ index within the last four years. This year’s report is the third in a series of reports analyzing business regulations across Nigeria. The Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, which gave insight...

Iraqi Forces Retake Crucial Border With Syria From IS

4 years ago /
International News 

Iraqi Kurdish forces have captured a strategic border crossing from Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq, as the militants were pounded by US-led air strikes. Kurdish peshmerga fighters took control of several villages as well as of the Rabia border crossing with Syria in a battle that began before dawn. There were...

Ebola Epidemic Battering Liberian Economy - Minister

4 years ago /
Health 

Liberia's Ebola crisis is battering the economy of a nation that has spent the past decade recovering from 14 years of civil war, its minister of commerce said Tuesday. "The road ahead is not very clear, as our entire development agenda is at risk," said Axel Addy, who was in Geneva...

Governor Akpabio Urges America To invest In Nigeria

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Governor of oil-rich Akwa Ibom state in south-south Nigeria, Godswill Akpabio has challenged the American government to take advantage of the enormous investment opportunities that abound in Nigeria. Addressing the forty-fourth congressional black caucus annual legislative conference in Washington DC at the weekend, governor Akpabio said greater economic ties between the...

Oteh Re-Elected AMERC Chairperson

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Arunma Oteh, Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has been unanimously returned un-opposed as chairperson of the African/Middle East Regional Committee (AMERC) at the 39th annual conference of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) currently taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A statement from SEC said Oteh was...