Tag: International

South Korea presidents to get two terms in office

admin- March 26, 2018

President Moon Jae-In of South Korea on Monday signed a bill on constitutional amendments that would allow the head of state to be elected for ... Read More

#IWD2018 UN Gives Recognition to Aba Women’s Riot

Henry Solomon- March 8, 2018

The UN Women has recognised the Aba women’s riot of 1929 as a noteworthy women-led demonstration, which ignited the revolution in the defence of women’s ... Read More

Nigeria Can Generate $10bn From Honey – USAID

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2017

Mr David Musa, the Team Leader, USAID Bee Keeping Pollination Project, says Nigeria can generate over 10 billion dollars from local and international trade in ... Read More

Speaker Dogara Expresses Worry Over Nigeria’s International Press Freedom Index

AMT Tanimu- May 2, 2017

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that no society can grow without an active press to monitor ... Read More

Russia 2018: FIFA Opens Investigation Into Leg-Breaking Incident In Qualifier

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2017

FIFA has opened proceedings against Wales full-back Neil Taylor after his leg-breaking challenge on Republic of Ireland’s Seamus Coleman. The Everton right-back and the captain ... Read More

FIFA Hits Messi With International Ban For Insulting Words

AMT Tanimu- March 28, 2017

Victor Okoye, (Reuters/NAN): Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals starting with Tuesday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier away ... Read More

News Summary 01/03/2017; OPEC Commends Oil/Gas Reforms

Abdul Jimoh- March 1, 2017

OPEC Commends Oil/Gas Reforms The reforms captured in the seven Big wins of the ministry of petroleum Resources are commendable and Must be sustained as ... Read More

FIFA Hands Amos Adamu Another Ban From Football Activities

Henry Solomon- February 28, 2017

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, has decided to ban the former football official Amos Adamu for two years ... Read More

International Collaboration Will Aid Foreign Investments In Nigeria – NITDA DG

AMT Tanimu- February 2, 2017

NITDA, Abuja: National Information Technology Development Agency will continue to work with relevant stakeholders to help in monitoring breakthrough, tracking communication established by participation in ... Read More

Nigerian Soldier Excels In Boxing, Wins International Boxing Tournament

AMT Tanimu- December 27, 2016

SK Usman, Abuja: A soldier of the Nigerian Army, Private Lawal Riliwan of Nigerian Army Sports Camp, has emerged overall Champion at the just concluded ... Read More

President Buhari Arrives Dakar, Senegal

AMT Tanimu- December 5, 2016

Adamu Sambo, Dakar: President Muhammadu Buhari is in Dakar, Senegal ahead of the 3rd international Forum on peace and security beginning on Tuesday. President Buhari ... Read More

Amnesty International’s Planned Campaign of Calumny Against The Nigerian Army

AMT Tanimu- November 24, 2016

SK Usman, Abuja: The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a planned release of a report by Amnesty International on an unfounded ... Read More

Winners At #MTV Africa Music Awards 2016

Henry Solomon- October 23, 2016

MTV Africa Music Awards 2016 (Photo: Internet) This year's MTV Africa Musical Awards (MAMA2016) held at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday, October ... Read More

UN Security Council says Antonio Guterres is its choice for secretary-general.

editor- October 5, 2016

The UN Security Council says Portugal’s Antonio Guterres is its unanimous choice to be secretary-general. Samantha Power, the U.S. envoy to the UN, tweeted the ... Read More

Caterpillar invests US$1 billion in Africa

editor- September 29, 2016

  Manufacturer Caterpillar, together with its independent dealers and the Caterpillar foundation, said they planned to invest over US$1 billion  in Africa in the coming ... Read More

Amnesty International Report On Nigeria: Torture and Other Ill Treatment In The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)

AMT Tanimu- September 22, 2016

Don N. Awunah, Abuja: The attention of the Nigeria Police has been drawn to the Amnesty International Report published on 20th September, 2016, captioned “NIGERIA: ... Read More

Malaysian property developers can now provide housing loans for buyers

editor- September 8, 2016

    Eligible housing developers can obtain licences to provide house buyers with up to 100 per cent of their home loans in Malaysia.  The ... Read More

“Nigeria Is Not Sick” We Don’t Need IMF Loans – Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun

Henry Solomon- April 16, 2016

The Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Legarde says the state of Nigeria’s economy is critical and requires proactive monetary, fiscal and structural ... Read More

Federal Government To Empower Youths With N59.7bn Agriculture Scheme

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2016

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says that the Federal Government would launch N59.7 billion Youth-In-Agriculture Scheme in September. Director-General, IITA, Dr Nteranya Sanginga, said this in ... Read More

IMF Tasks Nigeria To Increase Non Oil Revenues To Boost GDP

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2016

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has emphasised the critical need for Nigeria to raise non oil revenues to ensure fiscal sustainability while maintaining infrastructure and ... Read More