Opposition parties in Zimbabwe on Wednesday in Harare demanded that next year’s presidential elections should be conducted by a committee set up by the United Nations and African Union because they had lost confidence in the neutrality of the nation’s electoral umpire. Leaders from several political parties, including Movement for Democratic Change’s Morgan Tsvangirai, told
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NAN, Abuja; The Nigerian Navy on Thursday deployed three warships and a helicopter in a joint multinational maritime exercise comprising 29 Countries foreign Navies . Rear Admiral James Oluwole, the Commander, Task Group 17.1, flagged-off the exercise tagged: “Obangame Express 2017” in Onne, Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers. Oluwole said the exercise was aimed
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As part of efforts to boost rice production in the country, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Côte d’Ivoire based Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) have commenced the training of 300 farmers across Nigeria in paddy production technology. In a press release issued by the Communication office of the FAO in
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U.S. is set to announce a ban on some foreign airline flights from carrying larger electronics on-board. Passengers on some U.S.-bound foreign flights will have to check electronic devices larger than a cell phone once U.S. authorities formalize the new rule in response to an unspecified terrorism threat learned by the US government weeks ago,
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THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Benin zone, Edo State, has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to pay in full, salaries and arrears allegedly owed Universities or they would down tools.
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The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF,has urged media practitioners to protect the rights of children through ethical based reportage and in accordance with best global practices.
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David Rockefeller a patriarch of the famous American families, the Rockefeller dynasty is dead. Billionaire philanthropist died as the age of 101. The death of the Former head of Chase Manhattan Corp was announced by a family spokesman Fraser Seitel. Seitel said Rockefeller, who reportedly gave away nearly $2 billion in his lifetime, died in
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U.S. authorities are mulling with ban on larger electronic devices on airlines coming into the country, officials have told media.
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