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World Press Freedom Day: Media Practitioners Urge To Ensure Transparency, Rule of Law

World Press Freedom Day: Media Practitioners Urge To Ensure Transparency, Rule of Law

By Amos Tauna Media practitioners in Nigeria have been enjoined to ensure that electoral process before, during and after the 2019 general elections is conducted transparently with respect for the rule of law. Co-ordinator, Africa Media Development Foundation, AMDF, Sekyen Dadik gave the advise while addressing newsmen in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria to commemorate the 25th […]

Nigeria: Orubebe’s Fears Are No Longer Obtainable, Opposition PDP Says

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the fears expressed by the former Minister of Niger Delta, Elder Godsday Orubebe, in his open letter were no longer obtainable in the repositioned PDP. PDP in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan on Tuesday in Abuja described Orubebe fears as […]

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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 […]

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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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