Namibia has dared the United States of America to ratify the convention on International Criminal Court, ICC and join the community. President Hage Geingob of Namibia said that the only condition it the country would remain a member of the ICC was if the U.S. joined. Recall that Namibia said in March that it would
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Namibia has dared the United States of America to ratify the convention
Ikujuni I. Samuel, Lagos: Eric Molina (25-3, 19 KOs), of Weslaco, Texas who challenged undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) in June of last year at Birmingham,The prohibitive underdog, lost but had his moments, including staggering Wilder with a wicked shot in the third round. This past April, Molina traveled to
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2017 Budget: Kaduna lawmakers approve N214bn Samuel Aruwan, Kaduna: Kaduna State’s 2017 Budget has been approved. The Kaduna State House of Assembly today passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill, three weeks earlier than it did last year. The lawmakers approved a total 2017 Budget size of N214.921 billion, up from the N172bn approved for 2016. This
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2017 Budget: Kaduna lawmakers
The Nigerian Economy is likely going to pick up positively due to Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC member countries agreement on oil output cut after its meeting. OPEC reached a landmark deal that will effectively cut production by about 1.2 million barrels per day, or about 4.5 per cent of current production, to
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The Nigerian Economy is likely
Ikujuni I. Samuel, Lagos: The English Football Association has confirmed Gareth Southgate on a four-year contract to remain in charge of the England national team. The 46-year-old Manager was given the position after managing national team in four matches on an interim basis. He was promoted from the under-21s following the firing of Sam Allardyce(Big
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Garba Shehu: President Muhammadu Buhari has again reiterated the essence of the unity of Nigeria, urging those contemplating its break-up to have a rethink. Speaking at a meeting with the Council of South-East Traditional Rulers at the State House on Thursday, President Buhari warned that the question of having another country out of Nigeria was
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The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Nigeria’s United Bank for Africa (UBA) have signed a $150 million loan agreement to finance Small and Medium Scale enterprises (SMEs). The loan was initiated to also finance infrastructure and women-owned enterprises in Nigeria, AfDB said in its news release. “The Fund will support development of productive sectors
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Disabled Students get Wowed as Gov. Almakura Takes Them on a Tour of Comprehensive Special School Lafia. His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has called on physically Challenged Students to remain in school and to work hard so as to achieve their dreams and desires, challenging them to see themselves as the persons that will provide
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Laolu Akande, Abuja: In a consistent demonstration of the administration’s determination to press the diversification agenda and promote private sector projects in partnership with the Federal Government, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, continued his tour of industries in the country today visiting two Agric-based factories in Sagamu. Only last week Thursday, the Vice President visited
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Senate President and Chairman of the National Assembly, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has pledged the support of the National Assembly in ensuring the fast tracking and the passage of all anti tobacco bills before the National Assembly. Saraki also pledged to ensure the adherence and compliance with all anti tobacco laws in Nigeria, stating that
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The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, says efforts to amend the electoral laws to improve electoral processes in Nigeria would amount to little unless the stakeholders changed their attitude to the laws. He insisted that “Shortcomings that flow from deliberate human actions or inactions in clear breach of the laws cannot be
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Edo State Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin City has ordered the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the September 28 governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to comply with an earlier order that all parties to the case must be represented in the scanning of the ballot materials. At the hearing on Thursday,
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The Nigerian Police Force has intercepted and foiled an operation of a gang of kidnappers in Port Harcourt Rivers state. Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, DCP Don N. Awunah, stated this in a press release made available to the media Thursday in Abuja. “In continuation of targeted onslaught against crime and criminality throughout the
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Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that Edo State was ready to massively develop the rural, especially the oil producing communities, to create job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths of the state. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. John Mayaki quoted Governor Obaseki when he received the Group Managing Director(GMD) of the NNPC,
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The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru has vowed to improve reserves and production capacity of the Corporation’s Exploration & Production subsidiary -the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC). Dr. Baru made this known during a courtesy call on the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki at
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Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris says the allowances for the men and officers who participated in security operations in Ondo state election are being paid. A statement by Police Force Public Relations Officer DCP Don Awunah indicates that the payments are done through the banks under Treasury Single Account, TSA policy to ensure transparency
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Combating Criminal Activities The Federal Government has been asked to introduce a new security architecture that will enhance synergy and collaboration among the security agencies for effective fight against crime. Guests on NTA Current Affairs programme, Good Morning Nigeria stated this while proffering solutions on how to reduce to the barest Minimum the crime rate
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Ikujuni I. Samuel, Lagos: Arsenal fell to a shocking 2-0 home defeat to Southampton at the Emirates in the EFL Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday night. Goals from Jordy Clasie and Ryan Bertrand dumped Arsene Wenger’s men out after the Frenchman’s 10 changes was of scandalous effect. After the match, Wenger said, “It’s not the way
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As the world commemorates the 2016 World AIDS Day on Thursday December 1, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday called for an end to all forms of discrimination against and stigmatization of persons living with HIV/AIDS. Saraki, a medical doctor, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph
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As the world
Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has tasked security agencies to arrest killers of a Chinese miner and three others on Monday at Alogani Community in Nassarawa-Eggon Local Government Area. Al-Makura made the call Wednesday when he visited the survivors of the attack at a hospital in Nassarawa-Eggon town. Describes the incident and the
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