Priyanka Chopra Opens Up On The Issues She Faced Because Of Her Skin Colour…Read full details

Skin colour is unfortunately given more importance than it deserves in India and we’ve had our fair share of controversies with fairness creams. Women of colour are often under-represented and misrepresented in film and TV. Priyanka Chopra, who is known for her dusky complexion, recently made it to the list of 41 women featured on… Read More Priyanka Chopra Opens Up On The Issues She Faced Because Of Her Skin Colour…Read full details

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Electricity restored to Ogwashi-Uku seven years after (Read full details)

Electricity Pole. PHOTO:csiro.au There was jubilation by residents of some parts of Ogwashi-Uku, headquarters of Aniocha-South Council of Delta State over the weekend, as Benin Electricity Distribution (BEDC) restored power to the community seven years after it was thrown into darkness. The restoration, according to BEDC’s plan, is expected to be extended to other residents… Read More Electricity restored to Ogwashi-Uku seven years after (Read full details)

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Arewa leaders express shock, fear over renewed BokoHaram attacks (Read full details)

This handout image received courtesy of Doctors Without Border (MSF) on January 17, 2017, shows people standing next to destruction after an air force jet accidentally bombarded a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram Islamists, in Rann, northeast Nigeria. At least 52 aid workers and civilians were killed on January 17, 2017, when an… Read More Arewa leaders express shock, fear over renewed BokoHaram attacks (Read full details)

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Army to commence small arms championship in Sambisa Forest (Read full details)

Sambisa forest *Destroys Boko Haram Bomb Factory, Rescues 10 Captives in Borno The Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship (NASAC), with firepower demonstration, commences in Sambisa Forest in Borno State on Monday.Announcing the NASAC yesterday at a news conference in Maiduguri, Chief of Training and Operation, Maj-Gen. David Ahmadu, said the objectives of the championship is… Read More Army to commence small arms championship in Sambisa Forest (Read full details)

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UNHCR worried over repatriation of Nigerian refugees by Cameroun (Read full details)

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has called on countries surrounding Nigeria, especially Cameroun, to continue to keep their borders open, so as to allow access to territory and asylum procedures to persons fleeing crisis areas in search of safety.  In a press statement yesterday made available to The Guardian in Jalingo, the… Read More UNHCR worried over repatriation of Nigerian refugees by Cameroun (Read full details)

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Make agriculture compulsory in secondary schools, says NCAM boss (Read full details)

Selected youths will undertake six weeks training on a pay of N10,000 each during the training; the training will hold simultaneously at Oyo and Awe The Acting Director of National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM), Ilorin, Dr. Yomi Kasali, has canvassed prompt inculcation of agriculture as a compulsory subject in the curricula of the country’s… Read More Make agriculture compulsory in secondary schools, says NCAM boss (Read full details)

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Court sentences man to 14 years imprisonment for raping a virgin (Read full details)

<img src="http://ift.tt/2n139PO&quot; alt="" width="1280" height="720" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-103081" srcset="http://ift.tt/2n139PO 1280w,http://ift.tt/2nOZZ6a 640w,http://ift.tt/2n1lNqJ 1062w,http://ift.tt/2nP1D7J 320w,http://ift.tt/2n1eK12 531w,http://ift.tt/2nOSonW 600w" sizes="(max-width: 1280px) 100vw, 1280px"https://cdn.gdn.ng/, while delivering judgment yesterday, said that the prosecution proved their case beyond reasonable doubt and found him guilty of the offence. She sentenced Okonkwo to 14 years imprisonment on one count charge of rape brought against… Read More Court sentences man to 14 years imprisonment for raping a virgin (Read full details)

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Abu authorities to supply Melaye’s academic details to FG (Read full details)

The Federal Government has officially demanded the authority of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) to supply the academic details of lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye, following the controversy over his completion of his degree programme in Geography at the University. A top official of ABU, Zaria, who pleaded anonymity, told The Guardian that “the University is… Read More Abu authorities to supply Melaye’s academic details to FG (Read full details)

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