‘Kofi Annan was humanity’s best example’

Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday at the age of 80, triggering a flood of tributes from around the world for the “diplomatic rock star”. Kofi AnnanThe Ghanaian national was a career diplomat who projected quiet charisma and was widely credited for raising the world body’s profile in global politics…

Kofi Annan lashed out at state of global leadership before death

Former UN chief Kofi Annan, who died on Saturday, lashed out at the state of global leadership in an exclusive interview with AFP last year, urging more cooperation to deal with terrorism, migration and climate change. Kofi Annan“Honestly speaking, we are in a mess,” the Nobel peace laureate said on December 12 ahead of a…

World Humanitarian Day: UN, NEMA urge protection of humanitarian workers

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have called for the protection of humanitarian workers who have become targets and victims of conflicts. They made the call on Saturday in Abuja as they commenced activities to commemorate the 2018 World Humanitarian Day with the theme…

COE Ikere Post UTME Form, Cut-off Mark & Exam Date 2018/2019

Apply COE Ikere Post UTME Form – See Cut-off Mark for 2018/2019 Session Here. This is to inform the public that the College of education, Ikere (COEIKERE) registration for Post UTME screening exercise for NCE and Regular Degree Programme in affiliation with University of Nigeria Nsukka for the 2018/2019 academic session have commenced. Eligibility: Candidates must have…

2019 Elections: INEC budget hangs in the balance

***NASS in dilemma over N143bn and N189billion proposals ***As APC, PDP lawmakers disagree sharply over approval of budget Figures By Henry Umoru ABUJA- STRONG indications emerged Friday that approval of the N189billion budget proposal made by the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) for conduct of the 2019 general elections by the National Assembly has…

Update: 10 trapped under collapsed building in Abuja

6 persons rescued, one dead evacuated By Henry Umoru ABUJA- TRAGEDY has struck in the nation’s capital, Abuja, as about ten persons including women and children were feared trapped under a building which collapsed yesterday. Abuja collapsed building Unconfirmed reports said that one person died when the four-storied building under construction collapsed on the workers…