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Nanopatch: The New Polio Vaccine Delivers, Says University of Queesland

Nanopatch: The New Polio Vaccine Delivers, Says University of Queesland

By Iliya Kure A new study by scientist in University of Queensland, Australia is showing a breakthrough on polio, bringing hope that the disease will soon be eradicated.   Scientists at the University have been working on “nanopatch” a vaccine that uses tiny projections too small to feel, but penetrates the skin deeply to activate […]

Nigeria: Northern Groups Dissappointed Over United Nations Position On Ethnic Tensions

By Amos Tauna The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, have described the alleged circulated report of condemnations by some organs of the United Nations, UN, as very disappointing, inconsistent and biased. “CNG is disappointed by the reported UN utterances which tend to blame the northern Nigerian people solely for the set of conflicts brought about […]

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UN Chief Welcomes Release Of Arrested Leaders In Cameroon

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed Thursday’s release of several leaders of the English-speaking regions in Cameroon’s South West and North West, as well as the dropping of all charges against them.     “The Secretary-General hopes that this positive step will lead to a further lowering of tensions and strengthened political dialogue,” said […]

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Northern Nigeria Quit Notice: Emulate Your Northern Counterparts — ACF to South East leaders

By Amos Tauna The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has called on South eastern governors and Ndigbo leadership to emulate their counterpart in the North by calling Biafran agitators to order. A statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, in Kaduna Wednesday said that the grievances could be best addressed through dialogue not through violent […]

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Supporting Nuclear Non-Proliferation: Ghana Converts Research Reactor from HEU To LEU Fuel

Ghana has successfully completed the conversion of its only research reactor from the use of high enriched uranium (HEU) fuel to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel, in an international project supported by the IAEA to help decrease the proliferation risks associated with HEU fuel. HEU is an ingredient that can be used to create a […]

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Secretary-General Appoints Alain Noudéhou of Benin As Deputy Special Representative In South Sudan

By Iliya Kure United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Tuesday announced the appointment of Alain Noudéhou of Benin Republic, as his Deputy Special Representative in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). He will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Mr. Noudéhou […]

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Nigeria: Zamfara State NLC 21 Day Ultimatum Immature, Irrational — Gov. Yari

By Amos Tauna Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria, says, the 21-day ultimatum given to the state government by the state NLC to implement minimum wage for local​ government employees and promotion of some primary school teachers in the state is immature, irrational and astonishing. The state NLC on Monday, as published by […]

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Press Freedom: Media Development Body Condemns Attack On Kaduna Female Journalist

Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF) has condemned attack on a Kaduna based female Journalist who was assaulted while carrying out her duty in Zaria, Kaduna northwest Nigeria. According to AMDF, reports reaching them showed that the female radio reporter, Halima Aliyu Kofar Doka was on Saturday 12th August, 2017 assaulted while carrying out her duty […]

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