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Latest Nigeria News today Tuesday, 8 August, 2017



CBCN condemns Ozubulu church massacre

The President, Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has condemned Sunday’s killings at a catholic church in Ozubulu, Anambra, describing it as “inhuman” and “barbaric”…READ MORE

Lack of sleep costs Australia $52.48bn – report

Sleep deprivation is costing Australia 52.48 billion dollars  annually, a report released on Tuesday found.

The Deloitte Access Economics, in a report, found that 39.8 per cent of Australians were not getting enough sleep…READ MORE

Is it endgame for Jacob Zuma?

South Africans were gearing up for a no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma, who stands accused of abusing his power after a string of corruption scandals.

Parliamentarians will vote from 2 pm (1200 GMT) on Tuesday through secret ballots, raising the chances of the 75-year-old president being removed from office…READ MORE

Automation a threat to women’s jobs-Think-tank

Governments and businesses in developing countries must act now to ensure rapid technological advances boost rather than hinder development, a think-tank said on Tuesday.

A London-based think-tank, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) in a report on Tuesday, also warned that growing automation posed a particular threat to women’s jobs…READ MORE

Presidential aide lambasts Nigerians for asking about Buhari’s health status

Lauretta Onochie, the Personal Assistant to President Buhari on Social media has said that it’s not right for Nigerians to ask for the health status of President Buhari.

In an interview with Channels TV this evening, she disclosed that…READ MORE

Three U.S marines die in plane crash

Report says that three U.S. Marines who were missing in the crash of an Osprey aircraft have been declared dead.

The marines involved in the crash on Saturday have been identified by Pentagon…READ MORE

North Korea: China demonstrates strength at Yellow sea

The possible war focused at North Korea by the U.S has forced China to begin a war simulation exercise in the Yellow Sea, showcasing its naval capability.

Report says that the exercise was coming also in the wake of the announcement of a $1 billion sanctions programme targeting North Korea’s coal, lead and iron exports…READ MORE

Toxic eggs scare hits Europe

Europe is roiling under toxic eggs scare making countries pull eggs from the shelves and Netherlands poised to cull millions of chickens.

Britain said 20,000 of the contaminated eggs have already been sold and consumed, according to the country’s Food Standards Agency…READ MORE

Sanctions: N/Korea ready to retaliate

North Korea says it will retaliate the latest round of sanctions approved by the United Nations (UN) and championed by the United States.

According to a North Korean state media, Pyongyang condemned the action describing it as a “flagrant violation of its sovereignty.” It vowed retaliation against Washington…READ MORE

Succour for Adamawa IDPs

The Presidential Committee on Emergency Food Distribution in North East is to deliver 260 trucks of assorted grains to the returnee IDPs in Adamawa.

Hajia Zainab Mohammed, Minister for State, Budget and National Planning, made this known on Monday at a courtesy visit to Gov. Mohammed Bindow in Yola…READ MORE

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