Minimum Wage: Minister accuses Unions of resorting to intimidation
Labour and Employment Minister, Chris Ngige, described the proposed strike by organised labour as an attempt to intimidate the government.
Spain to hold a general election in November, PM Sanchez says
Spaniards are set to head to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Although there is still time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister Sanchez has said there will be a "repeat election on November 10."
Migrant rescue group criticizes Spain's offer to dock in Mallorca
The migrant rescue charity 'Open Arms' has rejected a Spanish government offer for its vessel to dock at a Balearic Island port. It was the second offer the group rejected, citing an "urgent" and "inhumane" situation.
Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel
From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation.
Sierra Leone school defies ban on pregnant girls
A school in Sierra Leone is allowing pregnant teenagers to attend class despite a government law forbidding them from doing so.
How Nigeria will benefit from prosper Africa initiative
Prosper Africa is an initiative out to boost trade and investment between the United States and African countries. Earl Gast, Executive Vice President for Programs of Creative Associates International, in this interview with Guardian TV, speaks on the initiative that reflects the U.S. government’s belief that open and transparent economies should determine the future of African countries.
Remembering the Nigerian civil war
The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War (6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970), was a war fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra. Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Biafran people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal government. The conflict resulted from political, economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions which preceded Britain's formal decolonization of Nigeria from 1960 to 1963.
Child sex abuse inquiry in Germany says victims need more support
A special government inquiry on child sex abuse in Germany has demanded more dialogue on the subject after presenting its findings in Berlin. More than 80 percent of victims who spoke to the inquiry were women.
Lagos demolish defective buildings
The Lagos state government today made good its word to begin demolishing buildings earlier marked defective. The demolition exercise is coming in the aftermath of a three-story building that collapsed on Wednesday in Ita Faji, a crowded neighbourhood in Lagos Island.