Transportation

FG to Launch Maritime Security June_Ada Ogar

In a bid to end the security challenges plaguing the maritime sector in Nigeria, the federal government says it will launch Maritime security in June. A statement by Mrs Anastasia Ogbonna deputy director press says Minister for transportation Rotimi Amaechi who made this known during a courtesy visit by the Belgium Ambassador to Nigeria, Daniel… Continue reading FG to Launch Maritime Security June_Ada Ogar

WORLD NEWS

Bill Gates Left Microsoft Amidst Affair Investigation_Ada Nkong

Microsoft was investigating its co-founder Bill Gates over a 20-year-old affair shortly before he stepped down from the company's board last year. The tech giant confirmed that it had launched a probe after concerns were reported about his behaviour. The firm said it held an investigation with a law firm and provided support to the… Continue reading Bill Gates Left Microsoft Amidst Affair Investigation_Ada Nkong

Security

Kaduna Workers Strike: IGP Deploys Additional Security on Highway_Ada Nkong

In a bid to ensure security of lives and property in view of the workers strike that has disrupted transpotation on the Abuja- Kaduna rail,the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the deployment of additional Police operatives and crime prevention assets to ensure public safety and strengthen security along the Kaduna – Abuja… Continue reading Kaduna Workers Strike: IGP Deploys Additional Security on Highway_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Isreal Gaza Conflict: Attacks to Continue at Full Force- Netanyahu

Credit: Reuters Israel's military operation against Palestinian Hamas militants in Gaza will continue "with full force", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said. "We are acting now, for as long as necessary, to restore calm… It will take time," Mr Netanyahu warned. Gaza officials said 42 people, including 16 women and 10 children, died in the… Continue reading Isreal Gaza Conflict: Attacks to Continue at Full Force- Netanyahu

Transportation

Warri-Itakpe Rail: Report Vandals Seen With Rail Materials- MD NRC. _Ada Nkong

The MD Nigerian Railway corporation,Engineer Fidet Okhiria has confirmed the vandalization of Warri-Itakpe rail track.Okhiria who spoke to our correspondent in a telephone interview said the perpetrators have not yet been caught. A viral video circulating on social media shows slices through the rail track appeared to have been cut with a saw and some… Continue reading Warri-Itakpe Rail: Report Vandals Seen With Rail Materials- MD NRC. _Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Cameroon Jails Transgender Women for Attempted Homosexuality_Ada Ogar

Two transgender women in Cameroon have been sentenced to five years in jail for contravening homosexuality laws. Their lawyers say they were found guilty of "attempting homosexuality" as well as outraging public decency and problems with their ID cards. One of them is trans celebrity Shakiro, a YouTuber who highlights the problems Cameroon's banned LGBT… Continue reading Cameroon Jails Transgender Women for Attempted Homosexuality_Ada Ogar

Transportation

Ministry of Transportation Debunks Thisday’s Allegations of Meddling in NPA Contracts_Ada Nkong

The ministry of transportation has countered an allegation in Thisday newspapers linking the suspension of the NPA MD Hajia Hadiza Usman to her refusal to award contracts to Chinese companies as directed by the Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. In a statement titled setting the records straight signed by the permanent secretary of the ministry… Continue reading Ministry of Transportation Debunks Thisday’s Allegations of Meddling in NPA Contracts_Ada Nkong

HUMAN INTEREST

Photos:Pastor Dare Adeboye’s Burial_Ada Nkong

Third son of Rev. Enoch Adeboye, General Over seer Redeemed Christian Church of God has been laid to rest. The burial was officiated by Bishop David Oyedepo. He was considered Major General of the Redeemed army hence the youths turned up in full military attire to pay their respects. Pastor Dare who died in his,sleep… Continue reading Photos:Pastor Dare Adeboye’s Burial_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Jerusalem : Violence Escalates as Pleas for Calm Increase_Ada Nkong

Countries worldwide have appealed for calm after days of unrest spiralled into retaliatory attacks by Israel and Palestinians. The US, the European Union and the UK have urged Israel and the Palestinians to lower tensions as soon as possible. The violence escalated on Monday night after Palestinian militants fired rockets towards Jerusalem. In response, the… Continue reading Jerusalem : Violence Escalates as Pleas for Calm Increase_Ada Nkong