• Rita Dominic, Lynn Whitfield named AFRIFF ambassadors

    Rita Dominic, Lynn Whitfield named AFRIFF ambassadors

    Nollywood diva, Rita Dominic and Hollywood Actress, Lynn Whitfield have been announced as the Goodwill ambassadors for the Africa International Film Festival, AFRIFF, holding in Tinapa, Calabar between the 10th and 16th of November.The post Rita Dominic, Lynn Whitfield named AFRIFF ambassadors appeared first on Vanguard News.

    Rita Dominic, Lynn Whitfield named AFRIFF ambassadors
  • Abandoned projects, snail-speed repairs, erosion create death traps on highways

    Abandoned projects, snail-speed repairs, erosion create death traps on highways

    Are the residents, commuters and motorists of Ifoshi axis, in Ejigbo Local Council Development Area of Lagos state doomed to suffering as a result of the on-going road construction in the area, which has lasted several without any tangible word on ground? A few of the residents who spoke to Saturday Vanguard demanded an answer to this poignant question.The post Abandoned projects, snail-speed repairs, erosion create death traps on highways appeared first on Vanguard News.

    Abandoned projects, snail-speed repairs, erosion create death traps on highways
  • UN officials warn of CAR 'genocide' risk

    UN officials warn of CAR 'genocide' risk

    Security Council briefed on 'complete chaos' in Central African Republic, where March coup has resulted in lawlessness.

    UN officials warn of CAR 'genocide' risk
  • Pirate money promotes global criminal activity: report

    Pirate money promotes global criminal activity: report

    WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pirates hijacking ships off the Horn of Africa and Somalia from 2005 to 2012 garnered well over a quarter of a billion U.S. dollars in ransom and used the money for criminal activities worldwide, according to a report released on Friday.

    Pirate money promotes global criminal activity: report
  • Africans set to push deferral of Kenya trials in U.N. draft resolution

    Africans set to push deferral of Kenya trials in U.N. draft resolution

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rwanda, Togo and Morocco are set to circulate to U.N. Security Council members on Friday a draft resolution to defer the International Criminal Court trials of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto for one year.

    Africans set to push deferral of Kenya trials in U.N. draft resolution
  • Egypt pulls satirist who poked fun at army chief off airwaves

    Egypt pulls satirist who poked fun at army chief off airwaves

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's top TV satirist was pulled off the air on Friday, a week after he poked fun at the army chief who ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in July.

    Egypt pulls satirist who poked fun at army chief off airwaves
  • German, Brazilian U.N. draft urges halt to excessive spying

    German, Brazilian U.N. draft urges halt to excessive spying

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Germany and Brazil circulated a draft resolution to a U.N. General Assembly committee on Friday that calls for an end to excessive electronic surveillance, data collection and other gross invasions of privacy.

    German, Brazilian U.N. draft urges halt to excessive spying
  • Justice Okunnu admits board resolutions of three companies as exhibits

    Justice Okunnu admits board resolutions of three companies as exhibits

    Justice Lateefat Okunnu of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, yesterday admitted the Board Resolutions of the three companies as exhibits in the trial of the former Managing Director of Bank PHB, now Key stone bank Francis Atuche, his wife, Elizabeth and Ugo Anyanwu a former Chief Financial Officer of the bank, over alleged N25.7 billion theft.The post Justice Okunnu admits board resolutions of three companies as exhibits appeared first on Vanguard News.

    Justice Okunnu admits board resolutions of three companies as exhibits
  • I’m fit as a fiddle for Uruguay – Iheanacho

    I’m fit as a fiddle for Uruguay – Iheanacho

    Rave of the moment at the FIFA U-17 World Cup here in the United Arab Emirates, Kelechi Iheanacho has said that he was in the mood to propel the Golden Eaglets to victory against Uruguay in today’s quarterfinal duel in Sharjah.The post I’m fit as a fiddle for Uruguay – Iheanacho appeared first on Vanguard News.

    I’m fit as a fiddle for Uruguay – Iheanacho
  • Obama tells Iraqi leader U.S. wants 'inclusive' Iraq

    Obama tells Iraqi leader U.S. wants 'inclusive' Iraq

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Friday that the United States wants an inclusive, prosperous Iraq free of violence.

    Obama tells Iraqi leader U.S. wants 'inclusive' Iraq
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