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A Junior Secondary School 2 pupil of Simple Faith Schools, Agbara, Lagos State, Emmanuel Amidu, has died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Surulere. The victim’s father, Akinola Amidu, claimed that the 12-year-old was flogged by a teacher when he went to school on Thursday, May 12, 2022. He said his son started vomiting shortly […]

The president of Bunker Traders Association of Nigeria, Sola Adewumi, has stated that Nigeria may lose out on the global bunkering industry estimated to reach 210 billion dollars by 2027 if foreigners keep dominating the sector. Mr. Adewumi stated this, on Tuesday, during the Nigerian Content Midstream-Downstream Oil and Gas summit. According to him, most […]

The Federal Government says it would spend about thirty-four billion naira on the ongoing payment of minimum wage consequential adjustments to education sector workers with effect from 2019. The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment said the beneficiaries include the members of the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and their counterparts in the […]

Nineteen young children and two adults have died in a shooting at a primary school in south Texas. The 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde before he was killed by law enforcement, officials said. Investigators say the suspect was armed with a handgun, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and […]

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has decried the inadequacy within its workforce which it is said has prevented the service from properly manning the nation’s borderlines. Acting Controller-General of Immigration (CGI), Isah Idris, stated this during a virtual media interaction where he said the major responsibility of the service was border security, without overlooking the […]

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has voted unanimously to raise the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 13 per cent. CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced this on Tuesday while briefing reporters at the end committee’s meeting at the apex bank’s headquarters in Abuja. It is the first time in […]

Germany Economy Ministry on Tuesday said it was making further contingency plans in the event that Russia stops providing natural gas to the country due to the war in Ukraine. The ministry said if a gas shortage should occur or threaten to occur, the amount of gas used to generate power was to be significantly […]

The Taliban signed an agreement with a company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday for the ground handling of three airports in Afghanistan. With the new agreement, the new officials in Kabul and the representative of the UAE-founded company hope that all international commercial airlines can resume their flights to the country. […]

The Federal Government has threatened to deploy every available legal instrument to weed out all criminal elements operating within the Nigerian Gaming Industry.  The Director-General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, NLRC, Mr. Lane Gbajabiamila gave warning on the heels of discovering a forged Sports Betting Permit of the Commission by some criminal elements operating […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-echoed his government’s resolve to restore peace to every part of the country. Buhari said this on Monday during the 58th anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) held at the NAF base in Kano. The President, who congratulated the NAF and other security agencies for their sacrifices toward peace, assured […]


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