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BOKO HARAM: 26 CONFIRMED DEAD IN MAIDUGURI; PRESIDENCY REACTS

3 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Maiduguri was once again thrown into mourning yesterday when suspected members of the Islamist Terrorist Organisation, Boko Haram struck killing no less than 26 people, 24 of whom are believed to be insurgents.

UKRAINE: PROTESTERS BLOCK GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

3 years ago /
International News 

Demonstrations in Ukraine have blocked government buildings in the capital Kiev, as they step up their campaign for the resignation of the government.

 

Anambra Polls: Jega admits election was flawed

3 years ago /
Politics 

A number of issues have risen in the Anambra governorship election. There are allegations of multiple data registers, logistics challenge and the contentious supplementary elections. In addressing these issues, Attahiru Jega noted that INEC was not on top of its game in Anambra governorship election. In fact, he said the performance of INEC in the election subtracted from the performance in the 2011 elections.

 

ASUU STRIKE: Pro Chancellors move to reopen Universities

3 years ago /
Education  Nation 

The Pro-chancellors having sat for too long on the side lines as the Federal Government and ASUU failed to reach agreement every time time they met. They have now announced that they are not prepared to sit back and watch as the situation worsens.

 

NEW PDP/APC MERGER: Gov Amaechi confirms Membership says move is in Rivers interest

3 years ago /
Politics 

APC’s visit to Rivers state to solicit Governor Chibuike Amechi’s membership seems to have paid off as Governor Amaechi on arrival at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagua confirms his move to APC.

 

NEW PDP -APC ALLIANCE: POLITICAL BIGWIGS REACT

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

It was at the 18th anniversary of the party when some PDP members turned out to announce the birth of a faction. Several peace initiatives did not bear fruit. The chaos within the PDP provided the opportunity for APC to make incursions into the PDP camp.

 

NIGERIA: BATCH C CORP MEMBERS DEPLOYED TO PLACES OF PRIMARY ASSIGNMENT

3 years ago /
Education  Nation 

The National Youth Service Corps has deployed its 2013 Batch C, Corps Members to their places of primary assignment.

 

NIGERIA: Remembering Late President Yar'adua

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

In a paper titled "The role of Chemistry in the economic development of Nigeria", the Vice Chancellor at Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Professor Abdullahi Abdu Zuru recommended the need for Nigerian leaders to revisit the Vision 20:20 blueprint.

Violence against women: Gender Advocates advise victims to speak out to end menace

3 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development  Oddities 

According to the United Nations, up to 70% of women experience violence in their lifetime and between 500,000 to 2,000,000 women are trafficked annually into situations including forced labor, prostitution and slavery.

ANAMBRA POLLS: ACCUSED INEC OFFICIAL DETAINED

3 years ago /
Politics 

An Abuja Chief Magistrates Court has ordered that an Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) official from Idemili North of Anambra state, Chukwujekwu Okeke be remanded in police custody.

 

PHILLIPINES: MAOIST REBELS DECLARE CEASEFIRE

3 years ago /
International News  Security 

Maoist rebels on Sunday extended for another month a unilateral ceasefire in areas devastated by typhoon Haiyan in the Central Philippines, ordering guerrillas to help distribute food, water and other relief supplies in coastal and mountain villages.

 

Fresh tensions between China and Japan

3 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.

COURT OF APPEAL DISMISSES BURUJI KASHAMU’S CASE

3 years ago /
Nation 

Kashamu had approached the High Court based on allegations that they were moved to have him extradited to the United States on alleged involvement in the importation of prohibited Narcotics between 1993 to 1995.


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