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Tägliche Archive: August 12, 2017

PDP Extends Makarfi’s tenure by 4 Months

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday extended the tenure of its Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee  by four months. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) rep...

PDP will reclaim its prime position in 2019, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday in Abuja announced that the Peoples Democratic Party had returned from limbo and would reclaim power in 2019. Jonathan asserted this...

Apply Your Energy Wisely, el-Rufa’i Tells The Youth

Gov. Nasir el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has urged the youth to use their energy on promoting peace to attain sustainable development. The governor made the appeal in a message to the...

Buhari to His Visiting Media Team: I am Okay, Only Obeying Doctors’ Advice.

President Muhammadu Buhari has said there is tremendous improvement in his health, even as he wished to return home,  saying "but I've learnt to obey my doctor's orders, rather tha...

Police Kill 11 in Kenya as Post-election Riots Flare

Kenyan police killed 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums ringing the capita...

PDP Bows to Consolidate Gains of Democracy If

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said on Saturday, that it would consolidate the gains of democracy, should the party return to power in 2019. Mr Nicholas Ossai (Delta-PDP), a ...

Nigerian Army Committed to UN Humanitarian Services in North-East– Commander

The Nigerian Army on Saturday expressed its readiness to collaborate with the United Nations (UN) humanitarian agencies to achieve the goals of the counter-insurgency campaign. Ma...

2 YEARS ON: X-RAYING ONDO SOUTH CAUCUS OF THE GREEN CHAMBER

Before I start this article, let me clearly state that I write this with no intention of gratification nor malign the main subjects of this write up. Since the return of the nas...

Ozubuku Killings: Osinbajo Condoles with Government and People of Anambra State

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has sent a five-man Federal Government delegation to Anambra State on Saturday to visit and condole with the government and people of the state...

Venezuela Defence Chief Calls Trump’s Military Intervention Threat ‘crazy’

Venezuela Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino said on Friday U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat of military intervention in the South American country was “an act of craziness”. V...

North Korea Says Nearly 3.5m Volunteer for People’s Army as Tensions Rise

North Korea said on Saturday that nearly 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers volunteered to join or rejoin its army to fight against the U.S. in the current geopolitica...

Why We Are Refinancing Local Debts with $3bn – DMO

The Debt Management Office has explained the rationale for its efforts to refinance Federal Government’s maturing local debts with $3bn external borrowing. The DMO said in a state...

Sanctions not Solution to Venezuela Crisis – U.N. Expert

Imposing sanctions on Venezuela is not the answer to resolving the growing crisis in the country, Idriss Jazairy, U.N. Special Rapporteur said in Geneva on Friday. Venezuela is re...

2m Animals Lost to Drought in Ethiopia – FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said that two million animals have been lost to a “devastating” drought in Ethiopia. The UN agriculture agency said that the drough...

PenCom Criticises Bill Seeking Exclusion of Paramilitary Agencies from Contributory Pension Scheme

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Friday kicked against the bill seeking to exclude paramilitary organisations including the police from the Contributory Pension Scheme(C...

The Argument for Buhari

I participated actively in the electoral campaign that brought in the Buhari administration at the highest level. On the strength of the work I did with other Volunteers at the Buh...

100,000 Tractors Needed to Meet Agric Production Targets – FG

The Federal Government has said the country needs more than 100,000 new tractors to achieve production targets in the agricultural sector. The Minister of Budget and Planning, Sen...

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