Demonstrators are to march through the Nigerian capital Abuja to press for the release of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by militants two weeks ago. They say they will march to the National Assembly and demand more action from the government, which has been criticised for not doing enough.
It was an unprecedented event at the Vatican on sunday 27th April as Pope Francis declared two of his predecessors, John Paul II and John XXIII, saints of the Roman Catholic church in an unprecedented double-canonisation mass in St Peter’s Square. The two towering figures of the 20th-century church
Microsoft has completed its purchase of Nokia’s mobile phone business for 5.44bn euros ($7.5bn; £4.5bn). The deal between the two firms should have been completed earlier this year but it was delayed by a hold-up in regulatory approvals. The sale will see the end of production of mobile phones by Nokia.
A young girl offered US First Lady Michelle Obama her father’s CV during questions at the White House’s Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Charlotte Bell, 10, told Mrs Obama her dad had been
A 21-year old man has died after being crushed by a crucifix erected in honour of Pope John Paul II in northern Italy. Marco Gusmini was killed instantly and one other man taken to hospital, Italian media reported. Part of the 30m-high (100ft) sculpture collapsed at a ceremony ahead of the Pope’s canonisation. John Paul […]
Women look their oldest at 3.30pm every Wednesday, a study has found, because that is when energy levels plummet, work stress is at a peak and the effects of any weekend late nights finally kick in. The research shows one in ten women (12 per cent) find Wednesday the most stressful day in a typical […]
That David Moyes has been sacked is no longer news,what is news are the reasons behind his sack because not too many know the reasons behind his sack,so here are ten reasons why Moyes had to go: 1 He was appointed by Ferguson Taking over from the great man was too much to bear, and […]
An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to climb the world’s highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine missing, officials said. The Sherpa guides had gone early in the morning to fix ropes for hundreds of climbers when the avalanche hit them just below […]
As Christians all over the world commemorate the crucifixion of christ(Passion of Christ),christians in the Holy land are also not left out in the celebration,as the faithfuls in the holy land join in the celebration. Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem’s […]
The joint Admission and Matriculation Board,JAMB,yesterday released the 2014 University Matriculation Exam result. The board blacklisted a total of 23 centres in Abia and Rivers states for massive examination irregularities, while results of 2,494 candidates were