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Ethnic tensions in Russia at all-time low, poll shows

The share of the Russian population which claims to feel ethnic tensions in the areas where they live is now 18 percent – the lowest since 2005, when researchers first addressed the issue, reports the independent public opinion center Levada. Read Full Article at
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The Pennsylvania legislature has passed a law prohibiting the release of officers' names for up to 30 days after a police-related death has occurred. It was backed by Philadelphia polic
An attack by militants on a school in western Aleppo has claimed the lives of at least six children and injured many others. An RT crew visited the scene, as well as the hospital which
A tiger was beaten with a stick after it dragged its trainer through an enclosure while horrified students and adults looked on. Read Full Article at
Miss Finland 2006 has become the 12th woman to accuse Donald Trump of sexual assault. Ninni Laaksonen claims the presidential candidate groped her while they took a picture together bef
New rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prohibit internet providers from sharing a user's online history with third parties without that person's consent. Read F
Twitter announced plans to discontinue its six-second video sharing service Vine in the coming months. Read Full Article at
Moscow finds “unconvincing” the latest report by the UN-led investigation which blamed the Syrian forces of carrying out a chlorine gas attack 19 months ago. The findings, Russia’s UN a
NATO’s activities are clearly aimed at “military force projection” in the Black Sea and Eastern Europe and have no “anti-terrorism value” whatsoever, according to Russia’s Permanent Rep
Chukwuka Ozor (Real Estate Communications Associate) The prices of goods and services are on the increase daily with no commensurate rise in wages. You don’t’ wake up one day and come up with an idea
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said as part of efforts to end insurgency in the Niger Delta, President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with some s
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Police Service Commission has suspended the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the Nigeria Police Force following pressure from the Senate and the Inspector-Gener
John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives on Thursday began an amendment to the Nigerian Communications Commission Act to regulate unsolicited telecommunications services, including adult contents
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja In a tensed atmosphere on Thursday, the Senate passed a bill amending the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, which transfers the controlling powers of the bureau and the trib
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday said the Federal Government would soon inaugurate a $10bn infrastructural rebirth investment progra
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Police Service Commission has dismissed six senior officers for impersonation, forgery, insubordination, negligence and disobedience to lawful order. Those dismissed are in
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday dismissed an appeal filed by Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to challenge his ongoing trial on charges bordering on asset declaration
Fabiyi, Ade Adesomoju and Peter Dada The Independent National Electoral Commission has named Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the November 26 governorship electio
Eric Dumo A former Governor of Kwara State, Cornelius Adebayo, and a former governorship candidate on the platform of the Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party, Jimi Agbaje, have called for the return
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has appealed to all the monarchs in Yoruba land to promote unity and defend political leaders against external aggressors. He also
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate on Thursday passed a bill to outlaw sexual advances from lecturers to students of tertiary institutions in the country. Any lecturer found guilty to have broken the law,
Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has secured a court order to hold a detained former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed. The EFCC has a
Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja There were indications on Thursday that former Nigerian leaders, traditional and religious leaders from across the country were listed as beneficiaries of the $2.1bn arms funds
Etim Ekpimah, Uyo Akwa Ibom indigenes have asked the Federal Government to refund the sum of N142bn, which the state government spent on federal projects. The indigenes, who spoke under the aegis of I
Alexander Okere, Benin The Edo State Government on Thursday said it had suspended the Onojie of Uromi in the Esan North-East Local Government Area, His Royal Highness, Anselm O. Aidenojie, from office
Tony Okafor, Awka The Lilu community in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State on Thursday protested at the Anambra State Government House, Awka, over alleged police harassment. The protest
Ovie Okpare, Warri Operatives of the Joint Task Force, also known as Operation Delta Safe, disclosed on Thursday that it discovered a total of 23 decomposing human skulls and a human skeleton during r
Olufemi Oboye The current weather condition in Lagos where I reside and in a few other parts of the country has been characterised by heavy rainfall followed by sunshine — a perfect weather for ticks
Folashade Adebayo A Professor of Virology, Sunday Omilabu, has urged government to invest in biotechnology, saying it can be used for innovation in stem cell research and immunisation, among other ben
The unfortunate incident of judicial officers’ homes raided recently by the Department of State Services is not only condemnable but also the highest level of abuse of due process in a democracy. It’s
The Debt Management Office of the Federation has warned that the Nigerian economy cannot withstand the latest plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow almost $30bn. In its Debt Sustainability Repo
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Federal Government on Thursday said it had so far released N2.5tn out of the N6.6tn budgeted for the 2016 fiscal year. The government also said the proposed external borrowing
Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government will seek to borrow $25.46bn from multilateral and bilateral development agencies, including the World Bank and the Islamic Development, between now and
Stanley Opara The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index advanced by 0.43 per cent on Thursday as 15 stock recorded gains in the course of trading. The positive close at the Nigerian equities market

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