NBRRI to host 2019 RIGAN games

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu has presented the hosting rights for the Research Institutes Games Association of Nigeria, RIGAN to the Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute, NBRRI. The Minister gave the charge at the presentation of the hosting rights to NBRRI in Abuja the nation’s capital. Onu stressed that the two […]

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FCTA targets N146bn revenue in 2018

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in Nigeria has disclosed that it aims to generate the sum of N146 billion for the Administration through its Internal Revenue Service, FCT-IRS, in 2018. This was revealed to journalists by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FCT-IRS, Mr. Abdullahi Attah, in Abuja. The FCT-IRS Chairman also said […]

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Almost 200 detained in Armenian protest

Armenian police detained three opposition leaders on Sunday and held nearly 200 protesters during the latest demonstrations against the appointment of the former President Serzh Sarksyan as prime minister. Protesters accuse Sarksyan of clinging to power after he was appointed premier this month following 10 years as president. Tens of thousands of opponents have marched […]

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Germany’s Social Democrats choose first female leader

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) elected Andrea Nahles as their first ever female leader on Sunday, hoping she can reinvigorate the country’s oldest party after it suffered heavy losses in September’s election. Some 66 percent of SPD delegates at a congress voted for Nahles, a plain-speaking former labor minister and Catholic mother of one who has […]

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Sectarian attack: Two killed in Southwestern Pakistan

Two people from the ethnic Hazara community were shot dead in a sectarian attack in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, where targeted killings of minorities have continued despite improvements in overall security. Three Hazara men were traveling together on the outskirts Quetta, capital of Pakistan’s Baluchistan province, when two men on a motorcycle opened fire on […]

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Macron taps into U.S. Marines

French President Emmanuel Macron, who starts a three-day state visit to the United States on Monday, will seek to please his host Donald Trump with a gift that taps into U.S. Marines lore. Macron will offer an oak sapling taken from the scene of a key World War One battle, where the Marine Corps repelled […]

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