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Archbishop Philip Sentenced For Concealing Child Sex Abuse

2 weeks ago /
International News 

A Catholic archbishop in Australia has been given a maximum sentence of 12 months in detention for concealing child sexual abuse in the 1970s.

Labour Activist Seek More Investment in Human Capital

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s struggle for economic recovery and stability can yield the desired results if government invests more resources on human capital development and ensure improved safety of lives and property.

Buhari Says Lack Of Data Hampering International HIV Grant

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says lack of adequate data is affecting Nigeria’s ability to compete for international HIV grant.

Eritrea, Ethiopia Set to End Border Stand-Off

3 weeks ago /
International News 

A delegation from Eritrea will arrive in Addis Ababa this week as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister appears ready to resolve one of Africa’s most intractable military stand-offs.

Nadal Kicks Out Federer To Regain Top Spot

3 weeks ago /
Tennis 

Spain’s Rafael Nadal regained the top spot in the men’s ATP rankings from old rival Roger Federer on Monday after the latter’s surprise final loss on the grass in Halle.

APC Convention Preparation

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

All is set for Saturday’s national convention of the ruling all progressives congress, APC in Abuja.

Bauchi Windstorm: Buhari Visits Bauchi

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is on a visit to Bauchi State, North-East Nigeria to commiserate with the government and people of the State after recent incidents of windstorm and fire disasters

Azare Market Fire Destroys Hundreds Of Shops

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The reality of waking up in the morning without a source of livelihood is beginning to set in for over 700 traders who are now counting their losses after fire razed down the Azare Main Market in Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State, North-East Nigeria.   

Nicaragua Violence Continues Despite Ceasefire

1 month ago /
International News 

Violence has continued in Nicaragua a day after the Government and opposition agreed a ceasefire to end nearly two months of unrest.

Nicaragua Opposition Ceasefire

1 month ago /
International News 

Reports say Nicaragua’s government and opposition groups have agreed a ceasefire after weeks of violence that has left about 170 people dead.

Cross River Partners Canada On Agro-Entrepreneurs

1 month ago /
Nation 

No Fewer Than Fifteen Thousand Cross River Youths have been trained in different skills in business agriculture including fishery, poultry, snail, mushrooms among others by the Canadian Government in the last twenty four months.

U.N. Warns Against Intimidation Of Medical Personnel, Patients In C.A.R.

1 month ago /
International News 

The UN has condemned intimidation of staff and patients by armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR).

Alcohol Manufacturers Reject 500% Excise Duty Hike

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Distillers and Blenders Association of Nigeria (DIBAN) says it rejects the new ”astronomical increase” in excise duty being imposed on domestic wines and spirits.

Nigeria Increases Taxes On Cigarette, Alcohol

1 month ago /
Nation 

The new excise duty for alcoholic beverages and cigarette earlier approved by President Muhammadu Buhari will take effect from today, finance minister, Kemi Adeosun said.

Zimbabwe Election Set For July 30

1 month ago /
International News 

Zimbabwe will hold a general election on july 30, president emmerson mnangagwa said on wednesday, a vote he has pledged will be free and fair with international monitoring after the ouster of 94-year-old strongman robert mugabe.

Archbishop Onaiyekan Says Nigeria Is In A State Of Emergency

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Archbishop of Abuja archdiocese John Cardinal Onaiyekan says Nigeria is in a state of emergency that requires a grand alliance of men of goodwill to rescue the nation.

Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson Guilty Of Concealing Child Sex Abuses

1 month ago /
International News 

An Australian court has found a Catholic archbishop guilty of concealing child sexual abuse in the 1970s.

APC Holds State Congresses

2 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Saturday held its congresses in most states of the federation.

Anenih, Orbih, Others Docked For Money Laundering

2 months ago /
Nation 

In a dramatic move that caught many unawares, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday arraigned a former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Lucky Imasuen,  before a Federal High Court in Benin, the Edo State capital.

Tension In Gaza As Palestinians Begin To Bury 58 Dead

2 months ago /
International News 

Funerals are being held in Gaza for 58 people killed on Monday when Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinian protesters, in the deadliest day of violence there since a war in 2014.


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