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Pope more popular than world leaders – poll

Pope Francis is more popular than any political world leader, an opinion poll has suggested.

The poll by WIN/Gallup International indicates that Roman Catholics and Jews have the most favourable opinion of the Pope.

More than half of the world's protestants and even the majority of a [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


US Election 2016: Cruz blames Trump for ’tabloid smear’

The feud between Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Donald Trump is becoming increasingly personal, with Mr Cruz accusing "sleazy Donald" of spreading rumours.

Mr Cruz told reporters that Mr Trump was behind a story in the National Enquirer that alleged Mr Cruz has had ex [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Uganda to jail parents over missed vaccinations

Parents who fail to vaccinate their children in Uganda will face six months in jail, according to a new law signed by President Yoweri Museveni.

It also requires children to have an immunisation card to allow them to go to school.

The law will help the government reach its vaccination ta [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Brussels attacks: Airport closed till Tuesday

Brussels international airport will not reopen before Tuesday, authorities say, following attacks in the Belgian capital that left 31 dead.

Zaventem airport was the first target on 22 March, with two suicide bomb explosions in the departures hall.

An hour later, 20 people died in the sui [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


NAICOM, protesting against their management

Staffers of the Nigerian Insurance Commission, NAICOM, protesting against their management on the issues of welfare and other sundry matters in Abuja, recently.

Mon, 28 March 2016


Commemoration of World Oral Health Day in Abuja.

L-R: Brand Manager, Oral B Nigeria, Ms. Aliza Leferink, rep of the Minister of Health and Director, Oral Health, Ministry of Health, Dr. Adebimpe Adebiyi and Consultant Orthodontist, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Dr. Abdulhakim Olatunji during the commemoration of World Oral Health Day in Abu [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


15 Kwara LGAs owe workers over six months’ salary – NULGE

The secretary of the National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, in Kwara state, Mr Afolabi Abayomi, has disclosed that 15 local government councils out of 16 still owe workers in excess of six months’ salary arrears.

Abayomi in an interview with journalists in Ilorin, last Wedne [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Abe: Call for my arrest laughable

Senator Magnus Abe has described as unreasonable and laughable the call by Mr. Felix Obuah, chairman of Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for his arrest and prosecution.

In a statement by his media office, Abe called his supporters to defend themselves against attack by [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


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