News - UN

Boko Haram Gun Trucks Destroyed By Nigerian Air Force Air Strikes

1 week ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram terrorists operating around Borgozo axis in Borno State suffered a major casualty on Thursday, when the Air Task Force of the Operation Lafiya Dole repelled an attack against troops.

Governor Tambuwal - Nigeria democracy can’t be Operated like a military dictatorship

1 week ago /
Nation 

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto on Thursday expressed concerns over the proposed fake news and hate speech bills saying Nigeria’s democracy cannot be operated like a military dictatorship.

INEC Says Smart Card Reader Is No Longer Reliable

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday admitted that the smart card reader has lost its efficacy and vibrancy in relation to the electoral process.

UN Restores Assistance For Anti-Graft War, Insecurity

1 week ago /
Nation 

The United Nations (UN) has restored its support to the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s fight against corruption, insecurity and other challenges.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Seeks Justice For Air Peace Boss Allen Onyema

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Tuesday said it was worried about the United States (U.S.) indictment of Air Peace Chief Executive Officer Allen Onyema and the plan to probe him in Nigeria.

Group Decries Deficient Budgetary Allotment For Army

1 week ago /
Nation 

A non-political pressure group, Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative, (GOPRI), has appealed to the National Assembly to increase the allocation to the Nigerian Army in the 2020 Budget.

APC Governors Should Pay Minimum Wage, Says Oshiomhole

1 week ago /
Nation 

All Progressives Congress (APC) governors were told on Monday to champion the implementation of the new minimum wage.

Greenhouse Gas Levels In Atmosphere Hit New High Point

1 week ago /
International News 

Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, hit a record high in 2018, the United Nations has said, calling for swift action to safeguard "the future welfare of mankind".

Flooding Across Northern Italy

1 week ago /
International News 

Venice has been hit by further high water levels after weeks of flooding brought the lagoon city virtually to its knees.

Over 435 Doctors Sacked In Zimbabwe Due To Striking

2 weeks ago /
International News 

The Zimbabwean government on Friday said it has so far fired 435 junior doctors at public hospitals for engaging in an illegal strike.

Nigeria Experience GDP Growth By 2.28 Per Cent

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The nation’s Gross Domestic Product increased to 2.28 per cent in real terms in the third quarter of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

South Korea To Carry On with Japan Intelligence Pact

2 weeks ago /
International News 

South Korea announced that was sticking with an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan that it had earlier said it would withdraw from amid a spat over history and trade.

Police Seeks Information About A One-Year-Old Boy Missing In Ondo

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Police Force in Ondo State have called on the public to give useful information to the command that could lead to the rescue of a one-year-old boy, Kolawole Gold.

UK Fails To Meet Deadline To Return Control

2 weeks ago /
International News 

The UN had given the UK six months to give up control of the Chagos Islands - but that period has now passed.

PM Refuses To Admit Link To Climate Policies As Fires Scorch Arid Australia

2 weeks ago /
International News 

Australia's Prime Minister on Thursday denied his climate change policies had caused unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country and insisted his government was doing enough to tackle global warming.

Dino Melaye Storms INEC Office With 21 Video Clips, Demands Cancellation

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former chairman, Senate Committee of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Wednesday protested at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja where he demanded cancellation of the Kogi West Senatorial election.

Court To Deliver Judgment In PSC Suit On December 4

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court Abuja will on December 4, deliver judgment in the suit filed by the Police Service Commission against the Nigeria Police Force over the recruitment of 10,000 constables.

Trump May Strive For Wider China Trade Deal.

2 weeks ago /
International News 

US President Donald Trump may consider giving in to Chinese demands to scale back tariffs if he can get commitments on intellectual property transfers and agricultural purchases from China

Seek Advice From The Embassy Before Business Venture In Dubai

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigerian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Mohammed Rimi, has advised Nigerians coming to Dubai for genuine businesses to consult with the Embassy or the Consulate before embarking on such ventures.

Yahaya Bello Wins Governorship Election in Kogi State

2 weeks ago /
Election  Nation  Politics 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has dedicated his victory in last Saturday’s governorship election to the entire people of the state and his mother.