PDP congratulates Liberian President-elect, George Weah

Abuja –  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Liberian President-elect, George Weah on his victory in what it described as “keenly contested Presidential election.’’ A statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, […]


Liberia: Weah postpones victory speech

By Harrison Arubu Monrovia –  An overwhelming crowd of supporters and sound-system malfunctioning forced Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, to postpone his victory speech on Friday night. Weah was billed to formally accept his election at […]


IOM, EU evacuate 134 more Nigerians from Libya

By Adekunle Williams/Solomon Asowata Lagos –  The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU) have evacuated 134 more Nigerians from Libya. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), […]

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Death: Ortom Condoles With FRCN

Makurdi –  Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, has commiserated with the management and staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on the death of Mr Mark Agbo, a sports presenter and commentator. This […]


Over 60 peacekeepers died in 2017 – UN

By Prudence Arobani New York –  UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix said more than 60 ‘blue helmets’ – also known as peacekeepers – were killed in hostile acts in 2017. Lacroix also said […]


Army redeploys 399 Generals

By Johnson Eyiangho Abuja –  Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on […]


UNESCO ‘deeply regrets’ Israel’s withdrawal

By Prudence Arobani New York –  The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has voiced “deep regret” over Israel’s decision to withdraw from the agency. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, while expressing the regret, said […]