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ECOWAS boss commend, urges Imoke to sustain fight against poverty

President of the Economic Community of West Africa Commission, Mr. Kadre Ouedraogo, has urged the Cross River State Governor Liyel Imoke to sustain the fight against extreme poverty. Ouedraogo said…

Barcelona convince Xavi to stay

The veteran midfielder is wanted by clubs in Qatar and the United States but has decided to remain at Camp Nou Xavi has performed an U-turn and will stay at Barcelona next…

Dunga named new Brazil coach

The 50-year-old succeeds Luiz Felipe Scolari to return for his second stint with the Selecao after a largely successful four years in charge between 2006 and 2010 Brazil’s football federation…

Experts urge NERC to monitor DISCOs’ embedded power supply initiative

Experts in the power sector on Tuesday urged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to monitor distribution companies’ (DISCOs) embedded power supply initiative. The experts told the News Agency of…

Police arrest suspects negotiating to sell unborn baby

The Abia State Police Command, on Tuesday, paraded three female suspects, Blessing Oluchukwu, Promise Onyezu, and Nkechi Kalu, arrested at Osisioma Aba, while allegedly negotiating to sell the unborn child of…

UI expels 2 students, rusticates 5

The authorities of the University of  Ibadan have  expelled two students and  rusticated five while 11 others were reprimanded for various offences. A report issued by the institution’s  Registrar, Mr…

Tijjani assumed duty as a standby force Chief of Staff

Brig.-Gen. Tijjani Kangbap Golau has assumed duty as the new Chief of Staff of the African Standby Force in the Peace Support Operations Division of the AU Commission. The News Agency of…

Nigerian general appointed AU Standby Force Chief of Staff

Brig.-Gen. Tijjani Kangbap Golau has assumed duty as the new Chief of Staff of the African Standby Force in the Peace Support Operations Division of the AU Commission. The News Agency of…

Police plan to establish hospitals in six zones

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, says the force will establish a 26-bed cottage hospital in each of the six geo-political zones in the country. Abubakar assured that many…

FG approves N25bn for 250 LGs projects

The Millennium Development Goals says the Federal Government has approved N25bn in 250 Local Government Areas  for implementation of projects. Dr Precious Gbeneol, the Special Assistant to the President on…

Minister hails new EU/SADC partnership

South Africa and its Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) counterparts are on the verge of signing a new and improved economic partnership with the EU. This is according to Trade…

Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defence official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets along the coastal…

Lawmakers threaten Chime’s deputy with impeachment notice

Twenty two members of the Enugu State House of Assembly on Tuesday in Enugu resolved to serve impeachment notice on the state Deputy Governor, Sunday Onyebuchi, for gross misconduct. Details…

Tunisia joins hands with Algeria to fight terrorism

Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa on Tuesday,  arrived in Algeria as head of a government delegation to discuss border security and counterterrorism cooperation with the Algerian officials. Jomaa was accompanied…

Real Madrid sign James Rodriguez

The Champions League winners have secured the services of the Colombia international on a six-year deal, ending speculation that has been bubbling since the World Cup Real Madrid have announced on…

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