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Prominent Vietnamese journalist arrested for alleged propaganda

Pham Doan Trang, one of Vietnam’s most prominent activists and independent journalists, has been arrested for allegedly “propagandizing against the state”, a rights group...

Achille Mbembe to Dissect African Borders at AfDB Seminar

Renowned African historian, philosopher and , political scientist, Joseph Achille Mbembe will be the key speaker of the 21st edition at the African Development...
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Civilian Coup’ Plot Against Buhari By Some Well Known Nigerians

The Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Good Governance has claimed that some prominent Nigerians are currently plotting what it termed ‘civilian coup’ against...

Egyptian, Chinese companies to be prominent at international exhibition in Ethiopia

The 5th Ethiopia International Exhibition for Plastic, Petrochemicals, Printing, Packaging and Papers Industries, Products and Technologies (Ethio5P) will feature 38 Egyptian and 9 Chinese...

Prominent Al-Qaida leaders killed in US drone strikes

Missiles were fired from a U.S. unmanned aircraft and targeted two cars carrying local commanders of the al-Qaida terrorist group near the town of...
Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the fourth Nuclear Security Summit in Washington D.C., the United States, April 1, 2016. [Xinhua]

Xi Jinping Seeks Genuine Friendship During His Foreign Visits

His just-concluded state visit to the Czech Republic serves as a good example. During the fruitful visit, the two countries elevated their bilateral relations to...

Nigerians seek to restore education quality, good governance

The gathering will analyse the issues and challenges of governance in Nigeria, Sikiru Kayode Adetona, the Awujale (king) of Ijebu Kingdom, said in a...

Troops kill prominent Boko Haram leader in Nigeria

A statement from the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, said the suspected terrorists were killed following operations by the army to...

Players in cocoa growing industry to be monitored

The Team would also strategise on ways to keep a close eye on players in the cocoa growing industry to prevent the perpetuation of...

Prominent Anambra Indigenes Shot Down NASS Elections Results

More Nigerians and stakeholders in Anambra state have continued to express their disapproval of the just-concluded National Assembly elections in Anambra State, with the...

Gulf Cooperation Council Inmates Week Organized

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Inmates Week organized under the theme of ?Lead me to a Better Future? concluded its activities in Abu Dhabi....

Innoweeny releases a new tune

Innoweeny releases a new tune featuring prominent female rapper in Nigeria "Splash". He tagged this "Proverbs". Their punch lines and lyrics is outstanding here. Check...

Boko Haram pick trophies in a new attack

?They did not attack everyone in Ngamdu, they just selected some top business merchants there and slaughtered them in the early hours of today...

Professor At Karachi University Killed

Gunmen on Thursday killed a professor accused of blasphemy in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, police said. Two men riding on a motorbike fired...
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Bahrain Urged To Release Maryam Al-Khawaja

A group of independent United Nations experts today urged the Government of Bahrain to release prominent human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja, who has been...
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Prominent Itsekiri Leaders Defend Olejeme Ambition

Prominent Itsekiri Leaders?on Sunday?advised Deltans at home and abroad not to focus on gender but to look at the individual personalities, the person?s qualities...

Gunmen Kidnap 2 Emirs In Borno State

According to our sources, Boko Haram men this morning kidnapped 2 first class traditional rulers in Borno State ? the Emir of Uba, Ismaila...

Prominent Egyptians call for the release of Al Jazeera journalists

Prominent Egyptians have begun to call for the release of Al Jazeera?s journalists detained in their country. The interventions come as Abdullah Elshamy was moved...

Nigeria Jurist, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa is dead

Renowned Nigeria Jurist, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa is dead. 247ureports.com gathered that the former Judge of the Supreme Court died this afternoon at the age of...

Nigeria stands at threshold between greatness and failure

Muritadha Maryam, Member, LAUTECH "With great humility I accept this Investiture as the new Chancellor of this progressive institution... Nigeria stands at the threshold between...

Pressure Mounts On Prominent People To Own Up

?As Kweku Baaku Confesses to 26 years of Ganja Use Public confession by Managing Editor of New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jr,...

Re: Ohanaeze Barring Prominent Igbo Citizens From Running For President

Imo State Government HousePress Release-The Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo was reported to have barred prominent Igbo citizens from running for president in 2015. The president of...

Microphone Bomb Blast Kills Governor Arsallah Jamal

A bomb planted inside a mosque killed the governor of Afghanistan?s eastern Logar province as he was delivering a speech Tuesday morning to mark...

Two Prominent Politician Dead In Jigawa

By Umar Akilu Majeri, DutseLast week Friday, People of Jigawa state were thrown into mourningfollowing the death of two prominent politicians, Jigawa Deputyspeaker of...

World Environment Day celebration heralded by campaign against food waste

What: Soko Bila Waste, Vending and Clean-up Exercise on the Occasion of World Environment Day Time: 7:45am ? 10:00 am, Wednesday 5 June 2013 Where: Marikiti...

French and Chadian forces kill top al qaeda figure

(CNN) ? One of al Qaeda?s most influential figures in North Africa has been killed by French and Chadian forces, a U.S. official said...

UN experts voice shock at killing of prominent rights defender in Honduras

1 October 2012 ? Three independent United Nations experts have expressed their dismay at the killing in Honduras of prominent human rights lawyer Antonio...

Prominent Tanzanian journalist killed in scuffle with police

Prominent Tanzanian journalist killed in scuffle with policeNEW YORK, September 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? A Tanzanian TV journalist was killed on Sunday...

Ethiopia frees prominent journalist, drops all charges

Ethiopia frees prominent journalist, drops all chargesNEW YORK, August 29, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes today?s decision by...

Prominent northern families battle to be IGP Abubakar?s in-law

IGP, Mohammed Abubakar The Inspector General of Police , Mohammed Abubakar, apart from the National Security issues plaguing the country, may have more to...