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Death toll climbs in Nigeria flooding: relief agency

Death toll climbs in Nigeria flooding: relief agency

ABUJA (AFP) – Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria, the country’s main relief agency said on Thursday.The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said 199 people had lost their lives after the main Niger and Benue rivers burst their banks.A national disaster has been declared […]

Ambassadors of various Countries including Tunisia, Morroco, Kenya, Sudan, Nigeria and Mauritius visited BARI Chakwal

Ambassadors of various Countries including Tunisia, Morroco, Kenya, Sudan, Nigeria and Mauritius visited BARI Chakwal

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak, January, 04, 2018 Rawalpindi (News Desl ) Ambassadors of various Countries including Tunisia, Morroco, Kenya, Sudan, Nigeria and Mauritius visited BARI Chakwal. After briefing by Director, delegates visited various technology sites and greatly appreciated efforts of Agri. Department for transforming Pothowar into Olive valley. More over the delegates were interested to know how […]

H.E. Maj. Gen. (R) Ashimiyu Adebayo Olaniyi, High Commissioner of Nigeria in Pakistan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

H.E. Maj. Gen. (R) Ashimiyu Adebayo Olaniyi, High Commissioner of Nigeria in Pakistan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

By.Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad: H.E. Maj. Gen. (R) Ashimiyu Adebayo Olaniyi, High Commissioner of Nigeria in Pakistan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at PM Office today.The Prime Minister congratulated Ambassador Olaniyi on his appointment to Pakistan. The Prime Minister stated that Pakistan can provide cooperation in various sectors including health, infrastructure, education and […]

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

By AFP KANO, NIGERIA:  Boko Haram militants have killed eight loggers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, vigilantes and residents told AFP on Sunday. The militant gunmen on Saturday stopped nine loggers in a pickup truck near Kayamla village, 10 kilometres from the city, murdering eight while one managed to escape. “The gunmen stopped […]

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

Eleven children were killed when a bus driver lost control of his vehicle and ploughed into a Muslim procession marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in northern Nigeria, police said Wednesday. The accident Tuesday in Malam Sidi village in Gombe state was due to a brake failure, Ahmed Usman, the spokesperson for police, said. […]

Nigeria Super Falcons march on parliament to demand bonuses

Nigeria Super Falcons march on parliament to demand bonuses

Nigeria’s victorious women’s football team have protested outside parliament in Abuja over unpaid win bonuses. Their protest coincided with President Muhammadu Buhari’s arrival at the National Assembly to present next year’s budget. The African champions then marched to President Buhari’s villa, where an aide said they would be paid in two days. They have refused […]