President Barack Obama has called on Americans to pray for the victims of a mudslide in the US state of Washington which has claimed at least 14 lives. Officials say as many as 176 people remain unaccounted for after the 177ft (54m) wall of mud hit near the town of Oso, north of Seattle, on […]
Families of passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been informed that the plane ended its journey in the Indian Ocean, effectively ending their hopes of a miraculous survival. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak gave the information “with deep sadness and regret” in a televised press conference at 15:00CET. The presser came after three new sightings of possible […]
faced with challenges of poor local production, the Federal Government may reach out to countries with higher generation capacity and those with very ambitious electricity generation programmes to boost supply. Already, the Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to purchase power from the Democratic Republic of
Nigerian police have opened a murder investigation after human skeletons and body parts were discovered in an abandoned building in the south-west. Officers also rescued several people nearby who had been chained together and appeared severely malnourished. The alarm had been raised by motorcycle taxi riders in the city of Ibadan
Four people have been killed after gunmen opened fire in a church near the Kenyan city of Mombasa, officials say. They say a number of people were injured after at least two gunmen walked into the church in Likoni and started shooting indiscriminately.
An outbreak of the Ebola virus – which has already killed 59 people in Guinea – has reached the capital Conakry, the UN’s children agency has warned. Unicef said the haemorrhagic fever had spread quickly from southern Guinea, hundreds of kilometres away. Scores of cases have been recorded since the outbreak began last month.
All over the world especially accross Europe march 17 of every year is set aside for the celebration of St Patrick simply called St Patrick’s day,catholics all over the world also ackowledges this date and celebrate the saint on this day. But the question will be,Who was the real St Patrick?Who is the man St […]
The former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer for the 2014 gubernatorial election of the state. Fayose who emerged with 462 votes out of 477 votes during the party primary at Great Eagle event centre, Ikere road of the state while Magret
President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday met with Pope Francis and the Vatican’s Secretary of State, Monsignor Pietro Parolin, in Rome. Christian pilgrims from Anambra, Kaduna and the Federal Capital Territory, were part of the President’s delegation to the Vatican City but they remained
More than a quarter of first-time miscarriages could be prevented by making a combination of lifestyle changes, research in Denmark suggests. Researchers said lifting more than 20kg (44lbs) each day during pregnancy and being obese or underweight increased the risk of miscarriage. Women beyond their early 30s, who drank alcohol and worked night shifts