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UNHCR Rep canvasses international intervention, solidarity with Nigeria

Ms Angele Dikongue-Atangana, the Country Representative, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has called for international solidarity and intervention in the crises situation in Nigeria. Dikongue-Atangana made the call on Wednesday in Abuja during the UNHCR annual stakeholders and

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Lagos-Ibadan crash:FRSC urges motorists to be extra careful

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal , Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has warned motorists to be extra cautious on the  Lagos-Ibadan Highway and obey all traffic rules and regulations at all times. A   statement signed by  Mr Bisi Kazeem,

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Ondo Election: configuration of card readers begins today – INEC

The INEC Deputy Director, Voter Education and Publicity, Nick Dazang has revealed that the card readers for the Ondo governorship election will be configured today, Thursday, November 17, 2016. Dazang said this on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, while speaking to

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All civil society economic summit begins in Abuja today

A national economic summit organized by the Coalition of Civil Society Groups begins in earnest in Abuja today. The summit will be taking place at Sheraton Hotel Abuja by 10 am. Expected to attend are political, religious, social and economic

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3 suspected internet fraudsters nabbed in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested three suspected internet fraudsters. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Ibadan by the Police Public Relations Officer in Oyo State, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu. Ajisebutu said that the arrest of

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Syria’s war: US aims new sanctions at Assad backers

US legislators have passed a bill that would sanction the government of Syria and its supporters, including Russia and Iran, for war crimes and crimes against humanity in the country. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives on

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Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which prosecutes war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. Russia in 2000 signed the Rome treaty that established the Hague-based court but never

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Former Abia gov Orji kalu joins APC

Former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has formally joined the All Progressives congress. Kalu was received by the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee of the party at the National Secretariat on Wednesday.     Punch Share with

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UNILAG-ASUU joins warning strike

Lecturers of the University of Lagos on Wednesday complied with the directive of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to its members nationwide to begin a one-week warning strike News correspondent who visited the university campus reports that students

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Senate commences consideration of Buhari’s N180bn virement request

The Senate on Wednesday began the process of considering President Muhammadu Buhari’s N180 billion virement request. The upper chamber referred the request to its committees on Appropriation and Finance respectively after it was introduced in plenary by Deputy Leader of

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