Two officials of the Delta State Scholarship Board have been arraigned in court for alleged conspiracy and stealing of one hundred and sixty-nine million naira. The accused are the Executive Secretary of the Scholarship Board, PETER AMROMANOH and the Accountant of the Board, ANDREW BOJI NKWOR.


The Federal Government reminds committee to the rebuilding of areas destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgency. Vice President YEMI OSINBAJO made this known to participants at the opening of the North-East Humanitarian Multi-Stakeholders Engagement meeting at the Borno State Government House in Maiduguri.


The Nigeria Army says troops of Twenty-Eight Task Force Brigade at Bitta and Pridang have carried out successful raids on suspected Boko Haram terrorists’ camps at Bulajilin and Manawashe villages at the fringes of Sambisa forest.
The Nigerian Army said during the raids yesterday, troops were able to kill thirty Boko Haram terrorists and rescued three hundred and thirty-eight persons from Boko Haram enclaves.


The Nigerian Air Force is reporting air strikes on Boko Haram locations inside the Sambisa Forest in the north-east of the country.
The Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore DELE ALONGE confirmed in a statement that Boko Haram vehicle workshops, as well as fuel and ammunition dumps were destroyed in recent operations in Sambisa Forest.


In Guatemala that a former TV comedian has won the run-off vote in the country’s presidential election.


A deal has been reached to create additional one hundred thousand spaces in refugee reception centers in Europe. The deal will see Greece open reception centers with enough room for thirty thousand migrants by the end of the year.


In Congo-Brazzaville; the result of a referendum seeking to grant a third term of office to President DENIS SASSOU NGUESSO will be announced in the days ahead.
This comes after the electorate voted yesterday to effect constitutional changes


The general elections in Tanzania recorded high turnout of voters. The election sees Tanzania’s governing party of over fifty-four years face its toughest competition from a re-energize opposition coalition.


Elections in African Contries

Published in NEWS October 26 2015 0

It was a weekend of voting in many countries around the world, including at least three countries in Africa. Voting ended peacefully in Cote d’Ivoire’s post-war election, in spite a stiff contest between incumbent President ALASSANE OUATTARA and ten challengers.


President MUHAMMADU BUHARI will leave Abuja on a trip to India to participate in the third Summit of the India-Africa Forum in New Delhi.
President BUHARI's travel plan was contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, FEMI ADESINA. ADESINA stated that President Buhari, the Indian Prime Minister, NARENDRA MODI and other participating Heads of State and Government would deliberate on issues of common concern, such as climate change and international terrorism.


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