The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in the framework of the pension reform proposes to reduce the periods of insurance for the retirement age up to 15 years as of January 1, 2018, which will allo
The Federal Government has set up a 21-man steering committee to restructure and recapitalise the Bank of Agriculture. The committee would commence the restructuring with N500bn and work within the ne
Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The management of Isa Kaita College of Education in Katsina State on Monday said the institution has dismissed six academic staff for alleged gross misconduct. The college pro
The University of Ilorin said that adequate security has been put in place in and around its campus to prevent any incidence that might affect peace and tranquillity in the university. The Deputy Dire
Vice President of the United States Joseph Biden during his Kyiv visit has urged the Ukrainian authorities to strengthen the newly-created anti-corruption agencies, in order to root out "cronyism
Bayo Akinloye Eminent lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos, to restrain Mr. Ibrahim Magu from parading himself as the Acting Chairman of the E
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has instructed the Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Justice Ministry to organize legal support of lawsuits against Russia, which are aimed at protecting interests
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday said the commission was poised to build a functional electoral system ahead of 2019 general elections. Yakubu m
The Chairman of Sokoto State Chapter of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdullahi Aliyu, said on Monday that an ex-official of the union, Alhaji Bello Arzika, has been kidnappe
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu exchanged views on the situation in Syria
Shareholders of FinBank (Odesa), the key of whom, according to the National Bank, is a citizen of Ukraine Oleksandr Hranovskiy, intend to liquidate a financial institution, the bank said in the disclo
The court will announce the decision on the possibility of executing ECHR's ruling regarding compensation to former Yukos shareholders
The All Progressives Congress in Ondo State has commended members of the local vigilance group for foiling the kidnap of the wife of the Abodi of Ikale-land, Oba Babatunde Faduyile. The party,
Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama on Sunday night listed “thick skin” and “stamina” as important qualities for the top person in the White House to have, in an ironic reference to his successor Don
The IMF upgrades estimate of Russia’s GDP decline in 2016 to 0.6% from 0.8%, keeps outlooks for 2017, 2018 unchanged
The Reykjavík Tourist Information Centre has opened at City Hall today, moving from its previous location at Aðalstræti 2. In...
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Teachers in public primary and secondary schools in Abia have embarked on strike to protest alleged government’s failure to pay their salaries. Schools in the state were to reopen on Monday, January 9
Foreign affairs minister Bert Koenders has attacked incoming US president Donald Trump’s stance on Nato and the EU, saying both...
Valery Khalilov had gone down in history as an outstanding composer of modern times, who has to his credit a long list of romances, songs and military marches
Portugal's former prime minister, Pedro Passos Coelho, was in the Algarve over the weekend in a vain attempt to position himself as the region’s champion over the Via do Infante tolls situation. Tol
Russia’s business ombudsman Boris Titov will attend the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Jan. 20, an official the ombudsman’s administration told TASS.
"He has already flo
Early this morning, suicide bombers killed a professor of veterinary medicine and three others, leaving about 17 others seriously injured. The latest incident took place at a mosque in the University
At 171 million square kilometers, Russia is the world's largest country in terms of area. It is 25 times larger than France and 47 times larger than Germany. The reasons behind Russia’s enormous size
Ukraine has not made a fixed commitment to raise the retirement age under the pension reform, so the government will not make any moves in this direction, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko
There is no law that bans topless bathing in Reykjavík area pools. This fact was recently brought forward in the...
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There is no such hole in the budget on 2016, says former Premier Dacian Ciolos, adding that this idea is in his opinion a 'smoke screen' of those who are looking for excuses to not being able to acco
The Ukrainian president has instructed the Foreign Ministry to file a lawsuit to the UN International Court on Russia’s breaches of the Conventions on countering terrorism financing
Alexei Pushkov, member of Russia’s Federation Council Defense and Security Committee, believes that sanctions should be lifted as a result of normalizing the Russian-US relations
Ramon Oladimeji A Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Monday approached the Federal High Court in Lagos seeking an order to stop Mr. Ibrahim Magu from further functioning as the acting Cha
Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Justice Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos High Court in Ikeja has further adjourned till January 18 to pronounce the sentence in the case of the Managing Director of Ontario Oil and Gas
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has called NATO an "obsolete" organization, Reuters reports citing his interview with The Times of London.
Five deans of the Azerbaijani University of Languages have been removed from their duty.
Organisers of Monday’s free tribute concert to George Michael have condemned touts who are profiting from the event by reselling...
A 29-year-old labourer, Abu Hurena, who allegedly stabbed his friend, Umaru Isiaka, to death with a pair of scissors over a missing wall clock, was on Monday remanded in Ikoyi Prisons, Lagos. The accu