Military advised to engage hunters in insurgency fight

The Nigerian military has been charged to utilize the services of hunters in the North East in the war against insurgents.

Dr. Emmanuel Odiakoseme, a security expert, stated this at a security summit convened by the Delta State Command of Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps titled “ [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Accountants charged on financial discipline, professionalism

Accountants have been advised to use the resources at their disposal to re-orientate, reorganize and re-strategize to enhance effective service delivery in the state and country in general.

Mr. F.O. Usiagbada, chairman of newly elected executive of Delta State Forum of Accountants, stated this [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

One satellite not enough for Nigeria

The Minister of Communications Technology, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has decried the fact that Nigeria has only one satellite in orbit while also kicking against news of the planned privatization of NigComSat.

The minister, who stated this when he visited the Nigeria Communication Satellite Limited, N [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

FCTA pledges to sustain household sanitation campaign

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has pledged to sustain the vigor of the household and community sanitation introduced by the present administration across the six area councils of the territory. 

Minister of the territory, Mallam Muhammad Bello, made this commitment whi [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Group takes fashion parade to IDP camp, raise fund

The Fashion For Charity, FFC, has put together a fashion show at the New Kuchingoro, camp for Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, in Abuja, as part of Valentine Day activities.

Leader of the group, Jeffery Bent, explained that the visit to the IDP camp was in preparation for a bigger event sched [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Trump praises Pope Francis after US-Mexico wall row

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has heaped praise on Pope Francis, hours after the pontiff questioned his Christian faith over his vow to build a border wall with Mexico.

The billionaire struck a more conciliatory tone after earlier calling the Pope's comments "disgracef [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

US frees prisoner after 43 years in solitary

The longest-serving prisoner to be held in solitary confinement in US history, Albert Woodfox, has walked free in Louisiana after 43 years.

Woodfox was part of the group known as the "Angola Three", after the prison where they spent years in confinement.

He had been there since [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016

Uganda’s Museveni extends rule in controversial poll

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni extended his 30 years in power with official results showing that he has won majority of votes in a controversial election.

With more than 80% of the ballots counted, Mr Museveni has secured 61% of the votes.

His main rival Kizza Besigye, who is under ho [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016



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