Jul 29th, 2013
A governorship aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, has described the rejection of the consensus arrangement proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan to select the party’s governorship candidate in 2014 election as gross indiscipline. Adeyeye said this in a statem...
Mar 8th, 2013
By Zach Pontz Haaretz has issued a correction vis-a-vis a report it published five weeks ago that set off a rush to condemn Israel. The original report accused government officials of injecting Ethiopian women with the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera in order to decrease their birth rates. It ...
Jan 27th, 2013
Health Minister director general instructs all gynecologists in Israel’s four health maintenance organizations not to inject women with long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera if they do not understand ramifications of treatment. By Talila Nesher A government official has for the first time ackn...
In East Africa
Jan 16th, 2013
Ethiopia may be eligible to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO) by 2014, according to officials at the organisation. The announcement that the country may be able to join the WTO within the next two years was made by Pascal Lamy, out-going Director General of the organisation while visiting Ethio...
Jan 25th, 2011
A synthetic opioid used for pain relief has been added to the list of dangerous drugs based on regulations issued by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DBB). According to Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Undersecretary Jose Gutierrez, the DDB issued last December 16, 2010 Regulation...
Dec 2nd, 2010
CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, yesterday refused to apologise to the upper chamber of the National Assembly over his claim that 25 per cent of the entire Federal Government overheads was going to the National Assembly alone. Much as the senators tried to get an un...
In Crime & Corruption
Nov 7th, 2010
The Nation newspaper of 7th October, 2010 suddenly became ‘a must read’ at the Club house of the IBB Golf Club. What’s new? A member asked from a distance and the other quipped “the country is probing the Nigeria @ celebration and it must be extended to the Club”. According to the Minister of Informa...