Pronince appoints new member to louis riel institute board of directors

Manitoba Education and Training has appointed one new member to the Louis Riel Institute board of directors. Lea Clarke of Winnipeg is a self-employed consultant who specializes in accounting software, business management and development. She specializes in training and support of accounting software for various levels of business and government agencies. An active community member, Clarke serves as interim chair […]

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Trump calls media ‘Enemy’ after Pittsburgh shooting, mail-bomb plot

US president rebuffs calls to tone down rhetoric despite threats made to his critics, anti-Semitic synagogue rampage US President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on the news media Monday following a week of election-season violence, arguing that “fraudulent” reporting was contributing to anger in the country and declaring that the press was the “true Enemy of the People.” Trump tweeted: […]

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Australian High Commissioner applauds Seychelles for environmental leadership

Australia is committed to working in partnership with Seychelles and other countries in the region to tackle maritime security challenges including drug trafficking and illegal fishing, the Australian High Commissioner to Seychelles said. Following a courtesy call to President Danny Faure at State House, Victoria on Tuesday, Jenny Dee told the press that the Australian alumni in Seychelles are helping […]

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Virgin Holidays launches Trending Travel Guide

Virgin Holidays has launched the Trending Travel Guide – a digital platform that updates daily to give real-time holiday recommendations. By analysing an astonishing 25 million social media interactions, the data-driven guide brings the most popular bars, restaurants and attractions to the top of its online hotlist. As the popularity of guidebooks wanes and social media increasingly dictates travel choices, […]

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Athens Marriott Hotel takes brand back into Greek capital

Marriott International has revealed the return of its flagship brand, Marriott Hotels, to Greece’s capital. Located just minutes from the Acropolis and opposite Stavros Niarchos Park, the Opera House and the National Library, Athens Marriott Hotel is ideally positioned downtown between the Port of Piraeus and the city centre. “With the opening of the Athens Marriott Hotel we are thrilled […]


Russia Federation, UAE Partner NNPC

The Russian Federation and the United Arab Emirates have expressed their readiness to expand their scope of partnership with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in the upstream, midstream, downstream and services sectors to further boost their various economies. Speaking after a working visit to the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, the Russian Federation Ambassador to […]

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Dogara Expresses Need to Strengthen NAPTIP Act to Curb Modern Slavery

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says there is need to strengthen the Act establishing the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). Dogara said the Act when amended will accommodate trafficking courts, membership of the Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). He stated on Monday at a two-day consultative […]


In Onitsha,Dumpsite Fire Destroys TCN Facility

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wishes to inform the general public that in the early hours of Friday 26th October 2018, the base of suspension Tower No 5 at the Onitsha end of the Onitsha-Asaba 330kV transmission line was badly damaged by fire incident which started from a 415 volts Three Phase Service (recklyne) cable on a plastics dump […]