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  • Bad times for journalists

    May 3, 2014 8:50 PM 8

    Turkey and Ukraine are "not free" Freedom House examined 197 countries based on the questions "Is press freedom anchored in law?" and "Is there censorship?" The answers were evaluated on a scale of 0 to 100, whereby zero was the best grade, followed by categories of "free," "partially free," or "not free." The worst grades were given to Turkmenistan

  • Thai opposition urges PM to resign, refuses to back poll

    May 3, 2014 7:57 AM 13

    BANGKOK: Thailand's opposition leader Saturday refused to commit to elections mooted for July to end a deadly political crisis, instead calling for prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign before new polls later in the year. The kingdom, divided by years of political unrest, has been without a fully functioning government since December, severely

  • 19 confirmed dead, 60 wounded

    May 2, 2014 12:33 PM 17

    The police on Friday confirmed that 19 people died and 60 others injured in Thursday’s bomb blast at Nyanya in the FCT. The police spokesman, CSP Frank Mba, confirmed the figure at a news conference at Nyanya, the scene of the incident. The spokesperson of the Department of State Services, Marilyn Ogar, and an official of the National Emergency Management

  • South Sudan crisis: US push for Kiir and Machar direct talks

    May 2, 2014 9:01 AM 10

    South Sudan's president has agreed to hold direct talks to end the conflict in the country with his rival, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said. He said the meeting between Salva Kiir and the rebel leader, Riek Machar, could take place as early as next week. Mr Kerry, who is on a visit to the South Sudanese capital, Juba, said he would be talking

  • Taiwan abuse probe after girl, 8, 'starves to death'

    May 2, 2014 7:24 AM 25

    The girl's mother, identified only by her family name Hsu, took the child to hospital late last month, saying she had stopped breathing after hitting her head in the bath. The child, who had bedsores and minor bruises around her eyes, died in hospital after emergency treatment failed to revive her. The hospital reported the suspected abuse to police

  • Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of DELSU Staff

    May 2, 2014 5:26 AM 5

    The Delta State Police command said it has arrested the suspected killers of a non-academic staff of the Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, recently. The police public relations officer in the state, DSP Celestina Kalu, who confirmed this to LEADERSHIP FRIDAY, disclosed that the victim, one David Akiri, alighted from his vehicle to open the gate to his house

  • Rivers PDP chairman chides Amaechi

    May 2, 2014 5:02 AM 16

    The Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Rivers State chapter, Chief Felix Obuah has reacted to the promises made to the workers in the state, by the Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, describing it as a ruse. He also accused the governor of turning the Workers’ Day celebration to a political rally. Obuah, who spoke through his Special Adviser

  • SPLM-N leader 'keen' on Sudan peace

    May 2, 2014 4:35 AM 11

    By Ahmed Abdalla, Wednesday, April 30, 2014 ADDIS ABABA – Yasser Arman, secretary-general of the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), says his movement is keen on achieving peace in Sudan. "SPLM-N is keen towards maintaining peace in Sudan," Arman told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive interview. "It wants to find solutions to the overall

  • 2015: APC will win Niger -Chieftain

    May 2, 2014 12:00 AM 6

    The All Progressive Party (APC) in Niger State said it has 98.8% chances to dislodge, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP due to the high level of disenchantment of the people towards the party in the state. APC secretary, Niger State Congress Committee, Comrade Sabo Mohammed, in a chat with Journalists in Minna, said people are no longer happy

  • Appointing Vice Chancellors, Ethnically? UNIMAID In Focus

    May 1, 2014 11:55 PM 13

    Citadel of Learning. The Ivory Tower. Education’s last ‘Bus Stop’. These are some epithets of glory for one of Mankind’s loftiest inventions: the University, the institution where human hunger for knowledge is fed; where the thirst for excellence is slaked. The mention of the name ‘University’ evokes awe anywhere in the World because of its undisputed