Gombe legislators get certificate of return from INEC

Twenty-four legislators from Gombe state House of Assembly have been issues certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.   The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Kassim Gaidam while presenting the certificates to the…

Toll from Nepal quake escalates to 7,557

The toll across Nepal from the devastating April 25 earthquake has risen to 7,557, according to the latest update by the country’s home ministry. As many as 10,718 buildings were destroyed in the massive earthquake…

Nigeria to produce 465 Horticulture graduates

 The only College of Horticultural Studies in West Africa, the Federal College of Horticultural Technology, Dadin-Kowa, Gombe state Nigeria has formally admitted 465 Students. At the matriculation ceremony for the 2014/2015 academic session, the Provost…

Nepal Update: Death toll tops 7,500

Aid deliveries continued Tuesday in Nepal, where some outlying areas remained difficult to reach more than a week after a massive earthquake shook the Himalayan nation. With crews digging through collapsed buildings and the remnants…

Niger assembly impeaches speaker

The Speaker, Mr Usman Adamu, and three other principal officers of the Niger State House of Assembly were on Tuesday and have impeached. The House members, who unanimously elected Isah Kawu as the new speaker, have also set…

Why is Ben Affleck defending Islam?

By Lana Asfour The latest media “debate” about Islam stems from American chat show host Bill Maher’s criticism of Islam, and the surprisingly passionate response of Ben Affleck, Oscar-winning actor and director, who, unlike many in…

Texas Shooting and The World Press Freedom Day

By Yusuf Aweda Morning Joe is a weekday morning talk show on MSNBC, with Joe Scarborough discussing the news of the day in a panel format with co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist. It was created as the replacement for Imus in the Morning, which was cancelled…