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14 Apr 2015
Turkey on Tuesday launched the construction of its first nuclear power plant, a controversial $20 billion project slammed by ecologists which Ankara hopes will begin a new era of greater energy self-sufficiency.
14 Apr 2015
A Japanese court on Tuesday issued a landmark injunction against the restarting of two atomic reactors, after the country's nuclear watchdog had given the green light to switch them back on.
9 Apr 2015
Children make up a third of fighters in the armed groups in conflict-wracked Yemen, a UN official said Thursday, also warning that malnutrition levels in the country were set to explode.
9 Apr 2015
More action against sexual violence, workplace discrimination, and demands for a higher quota for women in key positions in the corporate and political landscape were perhaps the most discussed issues for this year’s International Women Day (IWD) celebration.
8 Apr 2015
"Few would have believed that the taciturn, austere General Buhari had a soft, smiling and sweet woman at home," the Vanguard daily said after the former military ruler was elected Nigeria's next president.
7 Apr 2015
Malaysia was accused Tuesday of waging an assault on civil rights as parliament passed a tough anti-terrorism law aimed at countering Islamic militancy. The passage of the Prevention of Terrorism Act came as the government announced that 17 militants -- whom police say were arrested for plotting terror attacks in the country -- had drawn…
7 Apr 2015
AHEAD of June 6 this year when the seventh National Assembly is expected to expire, jostle for the posts of Senate president and Speaker of the House of Representatives has begun.
7 Apr 2015
OBA of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, yesterday denied ever threatening Ndigbo in Lagos ahead of the gubernatorial election holding this Saturday.
6 Apr 2015
Mali has urged separatist rebels in the north to commit to a peace deal signed by the government several weeks ago, saying their claimed homeland "does not exist".
6 Apr 2015
The co-chair of Turkey's main Kurdish party has accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of wanting to set up "a constitutional dictatorship", vowing his movement will strongly oppose moves to impose one-man rule.
4 Apr 2015
WITH the expiration of the Teal colour in 2014, Chemical and Allied Products (CAP) Plc, makers of Dulux brand of premium paint, a subsidiary of UACN Plc group and the technological licensee of AkzoNobel, the world’s largest paints and coatings company, has named ‘Copper Orange’ as the 2015 Colour of the Year.
4 Apr 2015
Books on Islam are selling out in France after deadly extremist attacks in the capital raised uncomfortable questions about Europe's fastest-growing religion.


The African Cup of Nations is already heading to the business end of the competition with many countries already knocked out of the tournament. Asides from the amazing football and jaw-dropping goals the tournament has delivered to football lovers, the tournament has also given us something else- beautiful home and away kits. AFCON always delivers…
9 mins ago
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri, Prof. Aliyu Shugaba, says there is no room for cultism and sex-for-marks in the institution.
19 mins ago
Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi on Saturday said he was not excited by the recognition accorded him by the Technical Study Group (TSG) at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)
27 mins ago
Three monkeys have been found and killed after a truck carrying 100 primates to a laboratory crashed, allowing them to escape and triggering a police hunt.
31 mins ago
Rafael Nadal survived a marathon first-set tiebreak to seal his spot in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday and will face Denis Shapovalov after the Canadian stunned Alexander Zverev.