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FG to install 110 rice milling machines to boost its production

The Federal Government has acquired 110 rice milling machines to be installed in different parts of the country, between now and July, to boost rice production across the country. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity

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65,000 Christians declare 7-day fasting for Buhari

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says about 65,000 of its members in Katsina state, have begun seven-day fasting and prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. Nelson Chukwu, chairman of CAN in the state, who disclosed this

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Dalung assures of all-inclusive sports federations’ elections

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports, on Monday in Abuja assured that the Federal Government would not interfere in the upcoming national sports federations elections. Dalung, according to a statement signed by Nneka Ikem-Anibeze, the Special Assistant (Media)

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New Gambia government to set up body that will look into forced disappearances during Yahya Jammeh’s regime

Pensioner Sarjo Manneh celebrated more joyfully than most when former leader Yahya Jammeh agreed to leave The Gambia in January. After a decade, he believed he might see his son again. But nearly a month later, he is still waiting.

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Four Russian military personnel killed in Syria after their vehicle was targeted with explosives

Four Russian military personnel were killed and two injured when their vehicle was targeted with explosives in central Syria last week, a defence ministry statement quoted by Russian agencies said Monday. “Four Russian servicemen died when their car exploded on

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Syrian teen on trial in Germany over bomb plot

A 16-year-old Syrian refugee went on trial in Germany Monday accused of planning a bomb attack on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group. The youngster was arrested at an asylum shelter in the western city of Cologne in September,

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Pence brings Trump message of partnership with EU

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence assured the European Union in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration will develop their cooperation in trade and security and backs the EU as a partner in its own right. A month after Donald

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Norway pledges $10 million to counter Trump’s global anti-abortion move

Norway has joined an international initiative to raise millions of dollars to replace shortfalls left by U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on U.S.-funded groups worldwide providing information on abortion. In January, the Netherlands started a global fund to help women

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Poor attendance stalls APC stakeholders meeting on budgeting

The meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders on budgeting in Abuja was on Monday stalled as a result of poor attendance. The meeting, which was organised by the APC Governors Forum to discuss system of budgeting among the

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Patience Jonathan launches another lawsuit against EFCC

Former first lady, Patience Jonathan has filed another laswuit against the EFCC for the invasion of her property in Abuja. The case which commenced at the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, today was stalled due to the late response of

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