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Tägliche Archive: August 11, 2017

Chibok Schoolgirls’ strength Inspiring’ – UN

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has described the strength of the rescued Chibok schoolgirls as “inspiring”. Mohammed gave the remarks while briefing the UN Secur...

There Were Five Attempts to Stop PDP Convention-Makarfi

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, the Chairman of National Caretaker Committee, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said there were five failed attempts to stop the Saturday non-elective national con...

Lagos Police Warn against Jungle Justice

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni on Friday warned members of the public to desist from carrying out jungle justice. Owoseni, in a press release signed by th...

Hate Speech: FG Vows to Deal with Culprits

The Federal Government has vowed to deal decisively with any person or group involved in hate speech or inciting the public to cause break down of law and order. The Minister of I...

Kenyatta Wins Presidential Poll in Kenya

Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya’s hotly contested presidential poll, the electoral commission says. The 55-year-old incumbent, who has been in office since 2013, ...

Osinbajo Sets Up Panel on Human Rights Abuse By Military

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated eight-man Presidential Investigation Panel to investigate allegations of human rights abuses levelled against the Nigerian military b...

Merkel Rejects Military Option in North Korea Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday rejected a military solution to the North Korean crisis and called for an end to the escalation in language between Washington and Pyongya...

World’s oldest Man Dies in Israel Aged 113 Years

The world’s oldest man, Holocaust survivor Israel Kristal, died Friday in the Israeli city of Haifa at the age of 113. Kristal’s daughter, Schulamit Kristal, confirmed her father’...

Kenyan Opposition to Accept Results in Election Servers if Given Access

Kenya’s opposition coalition on Friday called on the election commission to give it access to its computer servers and said it would accept the results on Tuesday’s vote based on t...

Russia Hopes U.S. will not meddle in 2018 Elections – Lavrov

Russia hopes that the U.S. will not meddle in its elections in 2018, after groundless accusations that Moscow interfered in the U.S. vote, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov sa...

Train Crash in Egypt’s Alexandria Kills 24, Injures Dozens – Sources

Two trains collided in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria on Friday killing 28 people and injuring more than 55 others, two security sources and one medic said. State news agency ...

Trump Issues New Threat, Says U.S. is ‘locked and loaded’’

President Donald Trump on Friday issued a new threat to North Korea, saying the U.S. military was “locked and loaded” as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean Peninsula to th...

2 Die of Hepatitis in IDPs Camp in Borno

Medicine Sans Frontiers otherwise known as ‘Doctors Without Borders’, on Friday said that four expectant mothers had died of Hepatitis (E) infection at the Internally Displaced Per...

Army conduct search in Maiduguri, including building occupied by UN staff

The Army said it had intensified cordon and search in Maiduguri, including a building said to be occupied by UN staff, following new method adopted by Boko Haram terrorists in carr...

Osibanjo Set to Vosit Ondo September 7

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, will declare open the second meeting of the National Council on Niger Delta (NCND), slated for September 7 to 14, in Ondo State The even...

Nigeria, China to Enhance Media Cooperation

China has expressed its willingness to expand its media relations with Nigeria to promote the relationship between both countries and objectively represent developments in China an...

China Says Investigating Baidu, Tencent, Weibo for Cyber Law Breach

China’s cyber regulator on Friday said it was investigating the country’s top social media sites over suspected violations of the country’s strict cyber security laws. The Cybersp...

FBI Uncovers IS Scheme to Transfer Money to U.S. Via eBay – Reports

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) uncovered a global scheme by the Islamic State terrorist group to use e-commerce giant eBay to transfer money to an alleged IS operat...

President, Court of Appeal Urges Increased Advocacy on National Gender Policy

The President, Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has called for more advocacy on the National Gender Policy aimed at promoting 35 per cent affirmative action for women in...

Swiss Prosecutors Charge Ethiopian Imam with Inciting Violence

Swiss prosecutors on Friday charged an Ethiopian imam with inciting violence and other offences. Prosecutors who did not name the imam, alleged that he called in a mosque sermon f...

2 Jealous Men Face Trial for Allegedly Beating up “uncooperative” girl in Lagos

Two men –Edward Ndidi and Paul Oges — were on Thursday charged with beating up their female co-tenant at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The accused– Ndidi, 29, a student; and Oges...

LG in Bauchi Certified Open Defecation Free by UNICEF, DFID

Dass Local Government area of Bauchi State has been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by the UNICEF/ DFID supported Sanitation Hygiene And Water In Nigeria (SHAWN) project. This...

Nigeria Taking Steps to De-radicalise Convicted Boko Haram Terrorists – FG Tells UN

Nigeria is taking steps to de-radicalise convicted Boko Haram terrorists through the development of a range of expert psychologists and counselors to pioneer rehabilitation efforts...

Return or resign’’ Assembly Illegal, Wants to Derail Anti-corruption war – Presidency

The Presidency has described the “Return or resign’’ group as an illegal assembly formed to frustrate the ongoing Federal Government’s campaign against corruption in the country. ...

Workers Reject Akeredolu’s Offer on Payment of Outstanding Salaries

The labour unions in Ondo state has described as unacceptable the offer made to them by the Governor of the state, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN on the payment of outstanding pensio...

Borno Records 1 Suspected Case of Lassa Fever

Mr Haruna Mshelia, the Borno State Commissioner for Health, on Thursday said that one suspected case of Lassa fever was reported in the state. Mshelia told newsmen in Maiduguri, t...

APC Not Opposed to True Federalism – Odegie-Oyegun

Chief John Odegie-Oyegun, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, has said that the party is not against ensuring true federalism as is being perceived in some quarters ...

Bayelsa LG Unpaid Salaries: Stakeholders Seek Cooperation

Stakeholders, Government, the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees(NULGE) and other affiliate bodies have been urged to seek cooperation with various appraisal committees o...

Pray if You Want to Resume, ASUU Tells LAUTECH students

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) Ogbomoso has advised students of the institution to embark on serious praye...

Corrupt Nigerians Behind Calls for Buhari’s Resignation – Presidency

The Presidency has hit out at the organizers of the protest calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Thurs...

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