Egypt’s former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, officials say. A top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi collapsed in a cage after speaking at a hearing on charges of espionage. Morsi, who was 67, had been in custody since […]
By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Monday received the International Republican Institute (IRI) and National Democratic Institute (NDI) joint report on the 2019 general elections. The joint team IRI and NDI were among the 39 Foreign organisations accredited by INEC to observe the 2019 general elections and the team reportedly deployed […]
By Lubem Gena At the World Chambers Competition in Rio de Janeiro-Brazil, the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) capacity building arm known as Business Entrepreneurial Skills and Technology (BEST) Centre was adjudged out of 75 entries to be among the best five Chambers of Commerce on education projects in the world. According to […]
The 8th edition of the Digital Assembly took place in Bucharest, Romania. The event, co-organised by the Commission and the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, brought together representatives of EU Member States with stakeholders from industry, academia and civil society. Discussions focused on what is needed to accelerate the digital transformation and ensure […]
Today, on the Day of the African Child, about 2000 youth across 10 Nigerian states – including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja – presented petitions to their governors, parliamentarians, policymakers and other influential persons in a mass effort to draw attention to the need to act on commitments to increasing access to safe, quality […]
By Victor Akaa, Abuja Not less than 2,000 people in the Niger Delta region have benefited from the Federal Government’s free medical outreach at Nko, Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State over the weekend. In statement issued by the Deputy Director of Press Stephen Kilebi quoted the permanent secretary of Niger Delta Affairs […]
By Lazarus Zakaa, Abuja In order to foster the existing relationship between the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies in the country, the Chief of Defence has organized the Third Edition of Half Marathon Championship in Abuja the Nigeria’s capital. The Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, General Aboyemi Gabriel Olonisakin disclosed this in Abuja […]
Following series of heightened attacks by the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) around the Lake Chad Basin, the Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has called for the intervention of the international community. With the Nigerian military effectively chasing out Boko Haram leftovers, the sect switched focus to the Lake Chad region , wrecking […]
By Raphael Jov The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) in Nigeria has said that it knows nothing about the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) server that was allegedly used to transmit results of the 2019 general elections. Speaking at a press conference on the EU election observation mission report held at the Transcorp […]
By Lubem Gena The House of Representatives member representing Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo Federal constituency of Osun in the National Assembly, Hon Bamidele Salam has given automatic employment to four physically challenged persons to work as part of the staff in his constituency office. News Headquarter reports that Hon. Salam made the […]