Day: February 8, 2018

Iran warned South Korea’s electronics giant Samsung of “repercussions” on Thursday after its delegation to the Winter Olympics was excluded from a handout of free top-of-the-range smartphones to participants. South Korea’s ambassador, Kim Seung-Ho, was summoned to the foreign ministry in Tehran. It said the ministry lodged “a strong protest” over Samsung’s “dishonest conduct that […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the Economic Community of West African States is working hard to ensure peaceful transitions. This, he said, was aimed at ensuring that a safe and secure region is bequeathed to the next generation. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the […]

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria on Thursday told President Muhammadu Buhari that the enormous goodwill with which he assumed office in 2015 is being fast depleted by some “glaring failures” of his government. The bishops said this when they paid the President a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Their address at the […]

No fewer than two students of the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, have reportedly died in an auto crash in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State. It was learnt that the incident occurred within the main campus of the institution on Wednesday. One of the deceased was identified as one Ebere and said to […]

Wife of the governor of Imo State, Nkechi Okorocha, has advocated an improvement in the welfare packages of wives of policemen who die in active duty. Mrs. Okorocha noted that policing in Nigeria was hazardous, saying there are many women whose husbands had died while working for peace and security of the country. She spoke […]

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