Nine passengers, made up of five female and four male who were kidnapped by armed men at Igwuirita, in Ikwerre Local Government area of Rivers State have been rescued by a combined team of policemen, soldiers and other security agencies in the early hours of Sunday, June 24.
Saudi women celebrate taking the wheel for the first time in decades as the kingdom overturns the world’s only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility.
Turks are voting today in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s toughest election test
At least eight persons including a baby killed when pro-government forces clashed with opponents in Nicaragua, according to a rights group.
India has arguably the lowest Internet data rates in the world, as low as 10 Indian Rupees (about 6 U.S. cents) per one GB (gigabyte) per day.
The University of Jos (UniJos) has awards degrees to 18, 348 graduating students, out of which 165 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy Degrees (PhDs) and 33 others graduated with first class.
Leading Governorship Aspirant of Delta State Dr. Cairo Ojougboh has described the emergence of former Edo State Governor Comrade Adams Oshiomole as the new Chairman of the APC as a victory for the party in the forthcoming 2019 elections.
Dr. Cairo a former member of the Federal House of Representatives said the election of Comrade Adams Oshiomole as the new Chairman of the party was as a result of his leadership capabilities and was highly optimistic that he would lead the party to victory at the polls come 2019.
He also congratulated the outgoing chairman of the party Chief John Oyegun for his efforts in building the party and the planning committee for organising a hitch free convention.
He also called on party stakeholders and supporters to rally round the newly elected Chairman and other executives in building the party for the overall benefit of Nigerians.
Dr. Cairo made this known via his official Twitter handle @CairoOjougboh which read: “The emergence of Comrade Adams as…
Nigeria is set to partner foreign consultants, comprising legal practitioners and other experts in Switzerland on a voluntary offshore asset repatriation scheme.
The Federal Government says is returning to the drawing board to address some of the challenges that had been bedeviling the implementation of the Federal Integrated Staff Housing Scheme (FISH).
The federal government has said that it is returning to the drawing board to address some of the challenges that have been bedevilling the implementation of the Federal Integrated Staff Housing Scheme (FISH).
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
She said that the government had realised that the cost of houses in the FISH programme originally planned to go through developers was too exorbitant for civil servants hence the need to return to the drawing board.
Oyo-Ita said that the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF) was currently partnering relevant Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to reduce cost of infrastructure and land.
She added that this partnership would further reduce the cost of the houses and make it affordable for civil servants, instead of the initial price placed on it by the developers.
She said that the major challenge FISH…