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Deputy Speaker of Parliament H. Naghdalyan chairs PACE plenary session for the first time

Hermine Naghdalyan stressed the importance of the OECD’s role as a key tool for overcoming the challenges faced by the member states and its input in the development of countries’ economies.
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"My experience of government finishes here," he said, adding that the opponents of the reform had won an ‘extraordinarily clear’ victory
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government says it is set to go to the capital market to float N60bn bond for infrastructural development. The government explained that the bond was the first tranche
Samson Folarin The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Nurudeen Akinwunmi, has emerged winner of the Saturday Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency bye-election in Lagos. The returning officer
Ozioma Ubabukoh Your phone is very smart. With Angry Birds, Facebook and mobile office applications, it is all too easy to forget that some of the features we use most were often available on those ve
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Former President Goodluck Jonathan was on Sunday conspicuously absent when former Nigerian leaders who are Christians gathered at the Aso Villa Chapel located inside the Presid
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Some Nigerian youths living as refugees in internally displaced persons’ camps in Cameroon have been arrested for drug related offences.  According to the National Emergency Ma
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has  described the comment of the Olugbo of Ugbo, Oba Obateru Akinruntan, that Moremi Ajasoro was a traitor and should not be celebrated as
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The  Acting State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, Yahaya Baba-Pate, on Sunday alleged that some “thugs” loyal to the embattled Senator Shehu Sani atta
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the Federal Government to rescind its decision to reduce workers’ salaries through obnoxious increment in Pay As
Ramon Oladimeji A former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and his ex-aide, Mr. Oyebode Atoyebi, have approached the Supreme Court to challenge the judgment of the C
The prime minister of New Zealand, John Key, has announced his resignation in a shock move that means the center-right National Party will have a new leader heading into next year’s gen
Following a referendum defeat, Italian PM Matteo Renzi has said he will step down without delay. Initial polls have suggested Italians overwhelmingly voted against the premier's proposed constitut
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Nigerian Navy says it has arrested five suspects who allegedly ran illegal refineries in the Ijawkiri area of Rivers State. The Director of Information and Public Relations, N
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Senate may clash with the Osun State House of Assembly over the plan of the former to probe  how Governor Rauf Aregbesola utilised N34.988bn bailout given the state by the Fed
Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association in Osun State, Dr. Tokunbo Olajumoke, has said medical doctors in the state are going through a lot of hardship as a result of irre
A high-school student in the remote Russian town of Kushva has invented a computer mouse for people who have no hands. The hands-free device is a sandal with control board from a normal
The business daily Finance notes on Monday that while the world has changed dramatically with the last economic crisis, it seems as if the big changes have passed Slovenia.
Sesan Olufowobi and Samuel Awoyinfa The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and his Ogun State counterpart, Ibikunle Amosun, on Sunday expressed shock over the death of a foremost accountant and f
Dayo Oketola, Ramon Oladimeji and Tobi Aworinde Nigeria’s most widely read newspaper, The PUNCH, reaffirmed its leadership position in the country’s media industry as it clinched the Newspaper of the
Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to grill some ex-ministers who served under the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan as well as some serving and
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The authorities of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have enlisted about 100 candidates into its service without the recruits undergoing paramilitary training, The P
Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The World Bank-assisted State Employment and Expenditure for Result in Bayelsa State says the project has engaged over 4, 000 youths in the area of public works, road maintenance
Tony Okafor, Awka The Nigerian Army has dispelled the insinuation in some quarters that “Operation Python Dance” inaugurated on Monday last week in the South-East geopolitical zone was targeted at inf
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the December 10 supplementary election in Rivers State will hold in 1,840 polling units across the 23 local
Friday Olokor, Abuja A civil rights organisation, Stand Up Nigeria, on Sunday dismissed a recent report by Amnesty International alleging that security operatives had killed 150 members of the Indigen
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says he takes full responsibility for the crashing defeat at the referendum he proposed, which would have reduced the powers of the Senate. Renzi int
Health Minister Milojka Kolar Celarc and the boss of the FIDES trade unions of doctors and dentists Konrad Kuštrin will on Monday sign an agreement to suspend the strike.
Members of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra will go on strike today to protest against the disrespectful and offensive attitude of director Damjan Damjanovi? and conductor Uroš Lajovic.
President Borut Pahor will begin an official two-day visit to Egypt on Monday as the first Slovenian president to visit the country. He is coming to Egypt from Jordan, which he visited at the weekend.
Samson Folarin The police in Lagos State have arrested a woman, Mrs. Bosede Adekunle, for allegedly dumping the corpse of her son, Kayode, in a cesspit in the Baruwa area of Ipaja. PUNCH Metro learnt
Samson Folarin Three suspected Internet fraudsters have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly defrauding an estate agent of about N4m. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspects– Oli
An Iyaganku Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Friday sentenced one Kehinde Akinpade, 33, to three months’ imprisonment for stealing two batteries from a vehicle parked on the street he resided. T

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