[UN News]The escalation of international conflicts in the first half of 2014 prompted a 50-fold surge in the amount of humanitarian cargo transported by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), compared to the same period last year.
[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has launched an investigation to determine the causes of the presence of Citrus Black Spot (CBS) discovered on a consignment of exported lemons to the European Union (EU).
[ISS]Senegal's Minister of Justice, Sidiki Kaba, calls the interplay between politics and justice an 'explosive relationship.' This turbulent liaison is one that has haunted many post-conflict processes.
Dr. Rilwanu Lukman, former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum passed away in Vienna Austria, where he has been living for sometime. It has been reported that he has been sick for a while and has been receiving...
There is a story that governments of wealthy countries like to tell about the rich world's relationship with Africa. It is a story of generosity, charity and benevolence. It is a story of selfless aid...
There’s a new beauty queen in town! Lets meet Iheoma Nnadi the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2014 The Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) finale took place in Bayelsa on 18th July 2014. Iheoma Nnadi...
The much debated and contentious Petroleum Industry Bill 2012 (PIB) is a quantum leap in the remaking of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, if and when it becomes the law of the land. Some Nigerians deemed the bill controversial because many of them have not read the bill but rather depend on the opposition of the bill to propagate their incoherence and distortions. One thing for sure, the government of Nigeria must be applauded for initiating...
I have had to remain quiet about the continuing efforts by Nigeria’s military, police and investigators to find the girls kidnapped in April from the town of Chibok by the terrorist group Boko Haram. I am deeply concerned, however, that my silence as we work to accomplish the task at hand is being misused by partisan critics to suggest inaction or even weakness.
My silence has been necessary to avoid compromising the details of our investigation....
For all intents and purposes, Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress [APC], the incumbent governor of Ekiti State was a good administrator. He built durable roads, constructed modern offices to house government workers and he even came up with social security scheme for old and retired citizens. But on the day for his re-election, Fayemi political career was truncated and trounced by the victory scored by Ayodele Fayose of the People’s...
Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson
June 23, 2014
US Department of State (press release)
The United States commends the people of Ekiti State, Nigeria, who turned out to vote in the June 21 gubernatorial election. U.S. Embassy and international observers assessed that the process was credible and efficient, and that security forces collaborated effectively in providing a...
The victory of Ayodele Fayose of the People’s Democratic Party [PDP] over incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress [APC] cannot be over emphasized. Without doubt, it was huge victory and certainly the news of the hour. Fayose accrued total votes of 203,090 that gave him an overwhelming victory, while the incumbent governor, Fayemi came at a distant second with 120,433 votes and Opeyemi Bamidele, the candidate for Labour...
The business world according to philosopher Kanye West the popular hip-hop superstar and the husband of Kim Kardashian was unfolded in a conference he held at Cannes, France. In a sober and detailed conference, just like a serious Harvard professor, Kanye West spoke with a compelling analyticall brilliance and jocularity on the Apple buying Beats, and about Samsung making a deal with Jay Z. He spoke on the business philosophies of late Steve Jobs,...
Golden bird fly
By Emeka Chiakwelu
There was it etching
Pondering a flight
A flight for freedom
Awesome flight for liberty
The wings are strong but brittle
The mind is weak but willing
Can she fly?
Who knows what can happen
The raining dew was pouring down
Lightening gives no alibi
The struggle started in the metaphysical
The physical a recipient of inner decision
The hour of doubt!
The second of decision!
The years have...
Chibok will never be same again. Chibok a sleepy village in the northeast part of Nigeria lost almost 300 girls to the menacing Boko Haram. The Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram has been causing havoc in Nigeria especially in the northern part of the country with a greater concentration on the northern east of Nigeria. Boko Haram has bombed and terrorized Churches, market place and recently it has bombed the outskirt of Abuja, the federal capital...
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on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 01:01