The Virgin Galactic spaceship returning to earth Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, flew higher than it ever has before on Thursday, surpassing what the US Air Force considers the boundary of space, and marking the first manned flight to space from US soil since 2011. The brief, suborbital flight — with two pilots on board
Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Mr. Friday Osanebi, has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for approving the construction of the Beneku-Kwale link bridge.
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A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday left the Peoples Democratic Party disappointed by ruling that the expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu and leaders of his Ogun PDP faction was unlawful. However, the same court affirmed the party’s power to expel an erring member of the party. National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola
Lai Mohammed: hate speech and fake news biggest threats to 2019 election The Federal Government has said fake news and hate speech constitute the biggest threats to the 2019 general election, and appealed to states to join in the ongoing campaign to sensitise Nigerians to the dangers posed by the twin evils. The Minister of
OSOGBO—An Osun-based Non-Governmental Organisation, Value Female Network, VFN, has held the second edition of its annual Adolescent Boot Camp where it trained and empowered over 350 girls across the state for three days.
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Nigeria’s broadband penetration has hit 30.9 per cent surpassing the 30 per cent recorded before November 2018. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) confirmed the data produced by the National Broad Band Plan. Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, in Abuja said that the Federal Government’s National Broadband Plan 2013-2018 has set a target
Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the legislature to increase the minimum marriageable age for girls, saying that the current law allowing those as young as 16 to be wed was potentially harmful to children. The ruling, in response to a petition filed by former
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will chair an extended National Economic Council(NEC) meeting scheduled for Dec. 14 at the Old Banquet Hall, State House. A statement by the Office of the Vice President, on Thursday in Abuja, said that the extended NEC was in
( Ndu Ughamadu) Abuja: The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Gas, Senator Bassey Albert, Thursday in Abuja, clarified that the ongoing investigation of the application of $1.05billion Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) dividend to support the importation of petroleum products into the country has nothing to do with any missing funds since no such money
PRESIDENT Buhari has approved the appointment of Surveyor Suleiman Hassan as the Minister of Environment, following the resignation of the Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril. A terse statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media
The governorship candidate of Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) that he will ensure that Lagos State University (LASU) gets Faculty of Pharmacy