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Use Mineral Reserves As Equity, Not Loans-Alake To African countries

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr. Oladele Alake has urged mineral- rich African countries to use the proven mineral reserves of their countries as equity in joint ventures instead of taking loans that worsen the plight of their people.  Dr. Alake made this known at a Ministerial Roundtable on Powering Africa in Washington DC . The Minister frowned at unwholesome pressure on African governments by loan marketers despite global concerns […]

todayMarch 11, 2024 7

General

Lobby Lawmakers To Fastrack Gender Sensitive Laws Passage-Comrade Ike

Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), FCT Correspondents Chapel,Comrade Grace Ike has advocated proactive lobbying of National Assembly members to pass gender-sensitive laws aimed at safeguarding and advancing women's rights across all sectors of the Nigerian society. Comrade Grace Ike made the call in Abuja, during the commemoration of the International Women's Day 2024, tagged: 'Together ensure inclusivity, loud her voice', organized by the Female Journalists Network […]

todayMarch 11, 2024 16

News

Again, Sylva Lost Bid To Stop Bayelsa Guber Election Petition Tribunal

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed a fresh motion filed by the All Progressives Congress, APC and its governorship candidate, Timipre Sylva, seeking disqualification of members of the panel from proceeding with their petition challenging the election victory of Governor Douye Diri. Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Adekunle Adeleye dismissed the motion after he took arguments from counsel to Sylva, Tunde Falola, Charles Edosanwan for INEC, Chris […]

todayMarch 11, 2024 15

General

DECAN Urges Military To Uphold Media Independence

The Defence Correspondents’ Association of Nigeria, DECAN has called upon the Nigerian Military to honor media independence as enshrined in the nation's constitution. Emphasizing the importance of swift responses to journalists' inquiries, the group aims to combat the dissemination of misinformation effectively. During a one-day seminar focused on non-kinetic strategies in combating insurgency and terrorism, DECAN underscored the necessity of prompt and well-coordinated responses to counteract the influence of misinformation […]

todayMarch 11, 2024 12 3

Foreign

Haiti’s Main Port Closes As Gang Violence Spirals

Haiti's main port says it is suspending operations due to sabotage and vandalism as the capital city descends further into violence and chaos. Local media report that armed men broke into the port in capital Port-au-Prince, looting containers. It follows attacks by gangs on the airport, police stations and prisons this week. They are pushing for Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry's removal. A three-day state of emergency has now been […]

todayMarch 8, 2024

Foreign

Indian Troops To Exit Maldives As China Gains Foothold

India is set to pull its first batch of military personnel from the Maldives on Sunday as the island nation moves closer to China. The phased withdrawal of about 80 Indian troops must meet a May deadline set by President Mohamed Muizzu, who is widely seen to be pro-China. India has said its military personnel were stationed in the Maldives to maintain and operate two rescue and reconnaissance helicopters and […]

todayMarch 8, 2024

Foreign

Nato Allies Reject Macron Idea Of Troops To Ukraine

Several Nato countries, including the US, Germany and the UK, have ruled out deploying ground troops to Ukraine, after French President Emmanuel Macron said "nothing should be excluded". Mr Macron said there was "no consensus" on sending Western soldiers to Ukraine. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has warned of direct conflict if Nato troops deploy there. Russian forces have recently made gains in Ukraine and Kyiv has urgently appealed for more […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024

Foreign

Dozens Die After Bus Falls Off Bridge In Mali

Thirty one people have died after a bus flipped over and plunged off a bridge in Mali on Tuesday. The bus had been en route to neighbouring Burkina Faso from the Malian town of Kenieba when it veered off a bridge crossing the Bagoe river. At least ten others were injured - some suffering serious injuries. Local officials said the likely cause was "the driver's failure to control the vehicle". […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024

Foreign

Police Seize 72 Guns From French Film Star’s Home

French police have seized 72 firearms and more than 3,000 rounds of ammunition from the home of screen legend Alain Delon. A shooting range was also found at the actor's home in Douchy-Montcorbon, about 135km (84 miles) south of Paris. Prosecutors said Mr Delon did not have a permit to allow him to own a gun. The actor, 88, was a star of the golden era of French cinema, known […]

todayFebruary 28, 2024

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