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A Non-Governmental Organization, ActionAid Nigeria in continuation of its system and structure strengthening approach against radicalization to violent extremism(SARVE3) project, has selected 6 local governments towards building community peace through youth radio listener’s session. The Resilience Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Anicetus Atakpu, disclosed this during the third phase of the programme in Kaduna, on Friday. […]

Senegal’s President Macky Sall fired his health minister as his country mourned the death of 11 newborn babies in a hospital fire blamed on an electrical short circuit. The tragedy late Wednesday in the western city of Tivaouane was just the latest in a series of hospital deaths that have exposed the weaknesses of the […]

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) cannot regulate the practice of advertising in Nigeria contrary to the provisions of the extant Advertising Practitioners (Regulation) Act of 2004. The court also declared that the NBC lacks the power to prohibit exclusivity on privately acquired intellectual property rights […]

A family whose detention has focused anger over Australia’s asylum-seeker policies have won a four-year battle to return to their Queensland town. Australia’s new government granted visas to the Murugappan family, allowing them to temporarily live and work in Biloela. The Tamil family has been in immigration detention since 2018 after their claim for asylum […]

A man has died in a petrol tanker accident that occurred on the Otedola Bridge axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed this in a statement on Friday. He, however, did not state when the accident occurred, although photos released by the […]

A Member of the Nigerian Bar Association National Executive Committee (NBA-NEC), Mr Promise Ademi-Akpeto, on Friday condemned acts of child labour in society. Ademi-Akpeto spoke in an interview with newsmen on the occasion of the 2022 Children’s Day celebration. He said that a good number of parents in society were responsible for promoting child labour […]

Industry leaders have called on the Federal Government to take quick and deliberate action to reduce the effects of the disruption in the global wheat market on Nigeria’s wheat value chain. The analysts made the call in a published review on the global wheat market, following the war between the two top wheat-exporting countries – […]

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has added a tracking system for passport processing and issuance in the country. The Acting Comptroller General of the NIS, Isah Jere Idris, who announced this in a press release, explained that the tracking system was put in place by the NIS to help applicants monitor the statuses of passport […]

Officials said on Thursday that the death toll from four bombs that ripped through minibuses and a mosque in Afghanistan has risen to at least 16, with some of the attacks claimed by the Islamic State group. While the number of bombings has dropped across the country since the Taliban seized power last August, several […]

President of Senegal, Macky Sall said eleven newborn babies have died in a hospital fire in the western city of Tivaouane in the country. President Macky Sall tweeted that the fire at Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital was in the maternity department. According to Senegalese politicians, initial reports suggest the fire was caused by a short […]


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