News - Lome

Eight Rescued From Thai Cave, Five Remain Trapped

1 week ago /

Elite divers hauled four more young footballers out of a flooded Thai cave on Monday, authorities said, bringing to eight the number saved in a stunning rescue mission but still leaving five others trapped.

Amaechi Decries Slow Work Pace On Lagos-Ibadan Rail Line

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Minister Of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi has decried the current slow pace of work at the Lagos-Ibadan rail line. 

Nigerian Government Reacts To Poorest Nation Report

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has responded to reports claiming that Nigeria has overtaken India as the World's Poorest Nation 

Nigeria Spearheads Plan To Recharge Lake Chad

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government is spearheading a collective plan to recharge lake chad with water from the Congo Basin River Ubanji.

Bayelsa Airport Due For Commissioning In August

1 month ago /

Leaders and people of Amassoma Community in the Southern Ijaw Local government Area of Bayelsa State have expressed delight at the ongoing construction of an international Airport which is billed to be completed and commissioned in August this year.

Cross River Constructing Piles And Poles Factory

1 month ago /
Nation 

Cross river state government has commenced the construction of piles and poles factory as a result of high demand for piles and pylons concrete for the ongoing signature projects of Bakassi deep seaport and the 275 kilometer super highway.

Mowo Bridge On Mokwa- Jebba Highway Collapses - FRSC

1 month ago /
Nation 

The bridge after Mowo junction, 18km from Mokwa and about one kilometer from Tatabu Bridge that collapsed last year and repaired promptly by the federal government on Mokwa- Jebba road has collapsed due to heavy rainfall on Saturday night. According to Bisi Kazeem, corps public education officer, FRSC, vehicular movement from both sides of the road has been affected as there is no thorough fare. 

Death Toll In Karshi Flash Flood Rises To Six

1 month ago /
Nation 

Two more decomposing bodies have been recovered by the search and rescue operations making it six deaths in Sunday’s flood disaster that swept through Karshi satellite town, in the Federal Capital Territory.

Dozens Dead After Guatemala Volcano Erupts

1 month ago /
International News 

Emergency workers will resume the search on Monday for Guatemalans missing after the eruption of the Fuego volcano, which belched out clouds of ash and flows of lava and left at least 25 people dead.

Suspected Herdsmen Attack Sacred Heart Minor Seminary Secondary School,Taraba.

1 month ago /
Nation 

AN ATTACK BY SUSPECTED HERDSMEN IN THE EARLY HOURS OF MONDAY AT SACRED HEART MINOR SEMINARY SECONDARY SCHOOL IN TARABA STATE LEFT ONE PRIEST WITH A GUNSHOT INJURY AND MANY STUDENTS INJURED.

Jonathan Challenges Buhari On Free Conduct Of Elections

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's former president, Goodluck Jonathan has challenged president Muhammadu Buhari not to truncate democracy, but ensure free and fair elections in Ekiti, Osun and the 2019 general elections.

 

Nigeria Borrows From China Exim Bank To Complete East-West Road

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria is borrowing from the Exim bank of china to fund the completion of the 72 billion naira east-west road whose contract for construction was first awarded in 2006.

Gaza Clashes: 28 Dead In Violence Ahead Of US Embassy Opening

2 months ago /
International News 

Violent clashes erupted along the Gaza Strip's border hours ahead of the controversial opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, leaving 16 Palestinians dead from Israeli fire and hundreds more wounded.

India Storms: At Least 70 People Killed

2 months ago /
International News 

At least 70 people have been killed and over 100 injured after a fresh wave of violent sandstorms and thunderstorms battered India, officials said Monday. 

US Defies Global Outcry, Set For Controversial Jerusalem Embassy Move

2 months ago /
International News 

The United States moves its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem on Monday after months of global outcry, Palestinian anger and exuberant praise from Israelis over President Donald Trump's decision tossing aside decades of precedent.

Four People Killed In Bama Suicide Attack

2 months ago /
Nation 

Four people have been killed and at least eight  injured in an early morning suicide attack on a mosque at Ajilari community near Bama town in Borno State.

Dadin Kowa Dam, Gombe, Ready For Commissioning In October

3 months ago /

The Federal government has assured the government and people of Gombe State that the abandoned 39 MW Dadin Kowa Hydro Electric Dam will be completed and ready for commissioning by October this year.

Anambra Set To Increase Rice Production

3 months ago /
Nation 

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state says he is committed to increasing rice production from 375,000 metric tons to 650,000 within the four years of his administration's second term in office

Ambode Promises To Plan For Youths Resident In Lagos

3 months ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, said his administration is committed to the welfare of youths in the state and has plans for youths resident in the state.

Dapchi Women Storm Abuja Over Abducted School Girls

4 months ago /
Nation 

Agonizing  parents of the girls abducted from the Dapchi Government Science And Technical School in Yobe State want early rescue of their children and have therefore solicited the sympathy of the National Assembly to speed up their release.


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