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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State at the Star Cement Factory in Igumale, Benue State

Igumale Cement: Governor Ortom gives Ultimatum to Core Investor

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has requested the core investor in the Star Cement Factory, Igumale, to ship the equipment they have produced...
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Safety still lacking after Bangladesh factory disaster

A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory building left more than 1,100 dead, Washington says it remains concerned about worker safety and rights in Bangladesh. In a briefing for journalists, a group of senior US officials said progress…
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Painstaking underwater search for MH370 black box

Two vessels were searching underwater for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on Saturday, as air and sea missions failed to find any sign of the plane and the clock ticked on the signal from its black box. Up to 10 military planes, three civilian…

UN rights office praises Myanmar for commuting all death sentences

10 January 2014 – The United Nations human rights office today said it hopes that Myanmar’s decision to commute all death sentences to life...

UN agency provides assistance for hundreds fleeing town near Lebanon’s border with Syria

8 August 2014 – As violence escalates in Lebanon, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) and its partners are distributing humanitarian supplies in the...
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Honouring fallen colleagues, top UN officials pledge continued support to Afghanistan

20 January 2014 – United Nations today flew its flags at half-mast in honour of four staff members killed in Friday’s terrorist attack in...
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‘China lays out charges for Kunming attack suspects’

China has laid out the charges against four suspects captured after a brutal railway station attack that killed 29 people and injured 143 earlier this month, officials said. Eight members of what Beijing labelled a "terrorist gang" carried out the stabbing…
Mr Femi Adesina with Vice Minister of Information of State Council, People’s Republic of China, Mr Guo Weimin

President Buhari cherishes Nigeria’s Relationship with China – Femi Adesina

The spokesman of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina has disclosed that the relationship between Nigeria and China is one that the President...
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One dead in gun attack on Thai protesters

A Thai anti-government protester was shot dead and several others wounded Tuesday when their convoy was attacked on a busy expressway, officials said, reigniting tensions in Bangkok after weeks of relative calm. The victims, supporters of a militant…

Philippines: UN ramps up aid for 6 million child victims of Typhoon Haiyan

17 December 2013 – With the lives of nearly six million children disrupted by the typhoon that devastated the Philippines a month ago, 1.4...