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Nigeria seeks sanctions against erring peacekeepers

Nigeria has condemned acts of crime by UN officials saying, it continues to advocate that officials found culpable of such acts be held accountable.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador shows the signed decree to investigate the case of 43 missing students, during a ceremony with relatives of the students, at the National Palace in Mexico City on Monday. Photograph: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images

Mexico’s new president creates truth commission on missing students

Mexico’s new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said that the establishment of a truth commission is to investigate the fate of 43 students who disappeared in 2014.
Traders at Ladipo Market in Lagos have appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to construct pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop to stop people from being knocked down while crossing Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.

Experts advocate industry-academia collaboration to ensure robust economy

Some experts on Thursday advocated collaboration between the academia and the industry as a way of ensuring a robust national economy and reducing unemployment in Nigeria.

Nigerian ISP’s configuration error disrupted Google services

A Nigerian internet service provider said on Tuesday that a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services, routing traffic to China and Russia.

Gabon opposition wants clarity on Ali Bongo’s health

As the Gabonese people demand for tangible proof that president Ali Bongo has ‘greatly improved’ as claimed by the presidency on Sunday, an opposition party has accused the government of peddling a “lie” over the president’s health.

Dolapo Osinbajo unveils SGA Africa, advocates for safe lounges for older persons

Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, Wife of the Vice President, has unveiled SGA Africa with a call for more safe lounges to enhance rights and privileges of senior citizens.
Nigerian Youths

Experts: Youth development will secure the future of Nigeria

Experts on youth development have identified massive investment in the Nigerian youths and mentoring as keys to securing better future for the country.

Experts: Youth development will secure the future of Nigeria

Experts on youth development have identified massive investment in the Nigerian youths and mentoring as keys to securing better future for the country.
Bukola Saraki

PIGB: National Assembly to mount pressure for presidential assent – Bukola Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says the National Assembly will continue to mount necessary pressure to get presidential assent on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

Experts charge journalists, bloggers on content, balanced reporting

Some experts on Thursday urged journalists and bloggers to publish balanced and creative content on their pages to remain credible in journalism.
Vice Minister for Commerce, Wang Shouwen

China: US holding knife to our throat – Wang Shouwen

China said on Tuesday it was impossible to hold trade talks with the United States while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like “holding a knife to someone’s throat”.
Niger Flooding

National survey on flood

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) says that nine states on the River Niger trough and three others on River Benue trough may experience flooding this year, following persistent rainfall.

Experts: Why most people don’t survive the brain cancer that killed John McCain

Experts have proffered reasons why many people who experience the kind of cancer that killed American senator and a Republican presidential candidate, John McCain, hardly survive it.

Experts urge federal government to revive refineries to reduce fuel import

Experts, on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to urgently revamp the nation’s refineries and create an enabling environment for private investment in refineries to curb the rising importation of petroleum products.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

UN human rights experts denounce Donald Trump’s attacks on media

Experts on free expression have condemned President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on the media, warning that his rhetoric is eroding public trust in the media and can spark violence against journalists.
This December 09, 2013, NASA photo is a mosaic of images from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover and shows a series of sedimentary deposits in the Glenelg area of Gale Crater. NASA's rover Curiosity rover tooling around on the surface of Mars has found remnants of an ancient freshwater lake. There is no water left in it, but drill tests and a chemical analysis of its fine-grained rocks by the Curiosity robot's science instruments suggest microbial life could have thrived there billions of years ago. AFP PHOTO / HO / NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, marking the largest body of liquid water ever found on the Red Planet, scientists said on July 25, 2018. Located under a layer of Martian ice, the lake is vast, spanning about 12 miles (20 kms) wide, and raises the possibility that more water, and maybe even life exists on Earth's neighboring planet, said the report in the US journal Science. / AFP PHOTO / NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS / HO /

First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water -- and maybe even life -- exists there, international astronomers said Wednesday.

Experts: Use pension funds to boost private sector

Financial Experts on Friday deliberated on how pension funds could be utilised to add more values to contributors and boost private sector.

Experts: Sharing Abacha loot won’t curb poverty

Some finance and economic experts have faulted the decision of the Federal Government to distribute the recovered $322m looted by the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, to the poor and vulnerable in 19 states of the federation.

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2019: APC warns against violent campaigns in Bayelsa

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has warned against violent campaigns ahead the 2019 general elections in Bayelsa State.

Sambo Dasuki asks court to adjourn trial indefinitely

Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), on Tuesday asked the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to suspend his trial indefinitely until the Federal Government obeys orders of Court of competent jurisdiction which granted him bail.
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China sends 100 peacekeepers to Sudan

A group of 100 Chinese peacekeepers departed from Beijing Capital International Airport to Darfur, Sudan on Tuesday for a one-year peacekeeping mission.
Nigerian born England-based boxer, Larry ‘The Natural’ Ekundayo

Larry Ekundayo to defend European welterweight title

England-based Nigerian boxer Larry Ekundayo will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European welterweight title against Louis Greene of the United Kingdom on Friday evening.
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Ayodele Fayose’s former appointees dump PDP, join APC

No fewer than 500 political appointees and elected officials under the first and second term of the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ado Ekiti.