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Erosion: Enugu community cries out for quick FG intervention

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…As houses, farmlands are threatened The Obinagu community in the Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State has called for urgent intervention of the Federal Government in the erosion disaster which is already threatening the lives and property of the people. Addressing newsmen at the erosion site, on Wednesday, a ...

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US armada in Australia, not Korean Peninsula

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North Korean President Kim Jong Un can still enjoy some moments of calm from the threats of US President Donald Trump. Reason: the armada Trump boasted he had sent to the Korean Peninsula as a warning to North Korea was still far from there. Indeed the vessel, USS Carl Vinson ...

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$43m Osborne funds: Saraki asks EFCC to disclose owners

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SENATE, yesterday, asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to immediately unveil owners of the $43 million found in a luxury apartment at Ikoyi, Lagos. Senator Saraki President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, who stated this in an interview with Arise Television late Monday night, also said the ongoing ...

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Abductors of traditional ruler in Ondo reduce ransom to N3m

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Abductors of the traditional ruler of Iyani, the Oniyani of Iyani-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Joel Sunday Daodu, on Monday, reduced the ransom demanded to N3 million. According to a source close to the family, the abductors called a member of the family, ...

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Nigeria among 5 countries at risk of state-led mass killing —Report

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The Early Warning Project identifies countries at greatest risk of experiencing mass killings. This heat map reflects Early Warning Project’s 2016 statistical risk assessment. Nigeria has been ranked fourth on the list of countries at greatest risk of experiencing a new episode of state-led mass killing, according to annual rankings ...

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Fuel theft: NNPC should go beyond sack of officials – Senate

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The Senate has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for responding to the motion moved during a plenary session by Senator Kabiru Marafa, chairman, Committee on Petroleum Downstream Sector, on the theft of petroleum products kept in the farm tanks of two oil companies and urged the corporation to ...

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Nigerian refugees, others bring dying Italy village back to life

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  In the foothills of the Aspromonte mountains in southern Italy, the silence of a once-dying village is broken by the laughter of a small group of refugees. Tiny Sant’Alessio has been welcoming families and vulnerable migrants here for three years in a project which not only provides humanitarian assistance ...

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Russia warns US against unilateral strike on N.Korea

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Russia on Monday warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of “strategic patience” with Pyongyang was over. “This is a very risky path,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference in Moscow. “We do not ...

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