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LOUD WHISPERS: A Glossary Of Political Terms

LOUD WHISPERS: A Glossary Of Political Terms

We are now right in the middle of an intense political season. There are many women and young people who want to enter into the political arena but find it difficult to make much progress. They find things confusing and don’t know who or what to believe. They also come across a lot of new […]

Probe internal fraud in Judiciary budget, retired S-Court Justice begs ICPC, EF

Probe internal fraud in Judiciary budget, retired S-Court Justice begs ICPC, EF

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Ejembi Eko, has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, and other investigative agencies in the country to probe and expose what he described as internal fraud in the management of the budgetary resources of the Judiciary. Justice Eko, who bowed […]

Russian soldier sentenced to life in prison in Ukraine’s first war crimes trial since invasion

Russian soldier sentenced to life in prison in Ukraine’s first war crimes trial since invasion

He is the first, but Ukraine hopes he will be far from the last. A Russian soldier was sentenced to life in prison on Monday for killing an unarmed civilian, in the first war crimes trial since Russia invaded Ukraine. The verdict caps days of proceedings in a Kyiv courtroom and could set the stage for a […]

Gas flaring, atmospheric pollution, hindering asthma care in Nigeria — ACUF

Gas flaring, atmospheric pollution, hindering asthma care in Nigeria — ACUF

By Chioma Obinna To mark this year’s World Asthma Day, the Amaka Chiwuike-Uba Foundation, ACUF, has decried poor management of asthma in Nigeria, calling on the federal government and concerned authorities for urgent intervention.     World Asthma Day is commemorated on the 1st Tuesday of May every year to raise awareness of asthma around the world, […]

Oil industry: PTDF shortlists 8,800 for overseas scholarships

Oil industry: PTDF shortlists 8,800 for overseas scholarships

By Obas Esiedesa As part of efforts to boost the capacity of Nigerians to work in the oil and gas industry, the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has shortlisted 8,800 candidates from over 26,000 applicants for this year’s overseas scholarship scheme, OSS. The PTDF OSS is an annual programme that awards scholarships to Nigerians for MSc and […]

APC Convention: Amaechi’s robust engagement with delegates

APC Convention: Amaechi’s robust engagement with delegates

By Michael Jegede Since the immediate past Transportation Minister, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, formally joined the 2023 presidential race on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), he has, with inexhaustible agility, been traversing the country to canvass for votes of party delegates and consult with stakeholders. The convention of APC is slated to hold […]

World Health Organization confirms 92 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 12 countries

World Health Organization confirms 92 cases of monkeypox with outbreaks in 12 countries

The World Health Organization said that as of Saturday it has confirmed about 92 cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox, with recent outbreaks reported in 12 countries where the disease is not typically found, according to the global health agency. The outbreaks are unusual because they are occurring in countries where the virus is […]

North Korea could launch a missile or nuclear test to ‘overshadow’ Biden’s first Asia trip

North Korea could launch a missile or nuclear test to ‘overshadow’ Biden’s first Asia trip

North Korea could launch an intercontinental missile test or even a nuclear test to try to overshadow U.S. President Joe Biden’s upcoming visit to South Korea, an expert told CNBC on Friday.  “They’ve already done two intercontinental ballistic missile tests earlier this year and we’ve been seeing tunneling activity preparing for a nuclear test,” Bruce Klingner, […]

Barbarians, bandits, gunmen determining the fate of Nigeria

Barbarians, bandits, gunmen determining the fate of Nigeria

By Dele Sobowale “None of my children will go to school again” – Mrs Alhari Emmanuel, mother of Deborah Samuel, murdered by Sokoto Muslims. May 15, 2022. Two weeks ago, the UNICEF reported that 10 million Nigerian school-age girls are out of school. It is by far the largest number of kids not in school […]

Osinbajo in Rivers, says APC has greatest potential to do the best for Nigeria

Osinbajo in Rivers, says APC has greatest potential to do the best for Nigeria

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has the greatest potential to do the best for Nigeria and ensure its further development and progress, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this Thursday in Rivers State, in continuation of his nationwide consultations with stakeholders and delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking […]