Local News

Peace Council urges EC to be open with its challenges

Peace Council urges EC to be open with its challenges

The National Peace Council (NPC) has asked the Electoral Commission (EC) not to cover up any challenges it may be saddled with in implementing the recommendations of the Supreme Court with regard to electoral reforms. It said the Commission should rather be open to get all hands to help in surmounting those challenges. “They should let the civil society know what difficulties they are facing in respect of the implementation of [the... Read more

Emmanuel Amoh - avatar Emmanuel Amoh 02 Sep 2014

International News

Mass escape from juvenile US prison

Mass escape from juvenile US prison

Seventeen teenagers are still being sought after more than 30 held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escaped by crawling through a fence. They escaped late Monday evening from the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville. Two were caught immediately. Local police and the Tennessee Highway Patrol were searching for the rest on Tuesday. The centre holds juvenile prisoners, many of whom have committed at least three felonies, a state spokesman... Read more

Emmanuel Amoh - avatar Emmanuel Amoh 02 Sep 2014

Entertainment News

Guardians is top US film of 2014

Guardians is top US film of 2014

Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy has stamped its authority on the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far. The Marvel release extended its run at the top of the movie chart, taking $16.3m (£9.8m) across the country's Labor Day holiday weekend. It has now taken a total of $275m (£165m) so far. Captain America is the second biggest film of 2014 to date, followed by the Lego... Read more

Administrator - avatar Administrator 02 Sep 2014