MDAs ordered to hook up to NigComSat- 1. Jonathan: NigComSat 2 and 3 underway

MDAs ordered to hook up to NigComSat- 1. Jonathan: NigComSat 2 and 3 underway

Nigeria formally took delivery of its communication satellite, NigComSat-1R, yesterday with President Goodluck Jonathan advising all Ministries Department and Agencies (MDAs) to take advantage of the new technology to quicken and expedite governance to the benefits of Nigerians. Jonathan also allayed the fears of existing and potential customers that there is nothing to worry about […]

INEC hosts African Election Management Bodies

INEC hosts African Election Management Bodies

Arrangement has been concluded for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to host an international conference of African Election Management Bodies (EMBs) from Monday, 26th March, 2012. A statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to INEC, Kayode Idowu, said the conference will hold at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The confence was previously […]

Mitt Romney wins Illinois Republican primary

Mitt Romney wins Illinois Republican primary

Mitt Romney has won the Republican primary in Illinois, his latest win on the road to decide who will contest November’s poll against Barack Obama. Mr Romney has won 47% of the votes, compared with 35% for Rick Santorum, with nearly all votes counted. Sending a message to President Obama at a victory party in […]

French police hunt shooting suspect

French police hunt shooting suspect

Police hunting a gunman suspected of killing seven people in southern France have surrounded a house in Toulouse. The 24-year-old Frenchman from Toulouse has said he belongs to al-Qaeda, Interior Minister Claude Gueant said. Police as at Wednesday morning had started negotiating with the man, who said he acted in “revenge for Palestinian children” and […]

PDP Chairmanship: Setback for Jonathan's candidate

PDP Chairmanship: Setback for Jonathan's candidate

Alhaji Bamanga Tukur’s desire to become the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) suffered a major setback Wednesday afternoon as he was defeated at the North East Zonal Congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State. Tukur, the preferred choice of President Jonathan for the party’s chairmanship position, lost to acting National […]

Harry Mosco dies in Egypt

Harry Mosco dies in Egypt

Harry Mosco Agada, popular 70’s disco artiste known for has passed away in Egypt where he was flown for treatment. The late musician is well known for his chart-topping hits like ‘Happy Birthday’, Following in his dad’s footsteps, Chike Nosa Agada, popularly known as Chykay, an upcoming R’n’B artiste signed to Blackbody Entertainment was going […]

Imminent Food Shortage in Niger.. Donors seek early intervention

Imminent Food Shortage in Niger.. Donors seek early intervention

International agencies have raised alarm overe an imminent food shortage that may possibly affect citizens of the Niger Republic and have, therefore, canvassed an early response from donors. Seven agencies including CARE, Catholic Relief Services, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision, in a report, jointly stated that failure to speedily […]

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