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 Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, seeking to stop his probe over an alleged ninety-six-billion-naira fraud. In a lead judgment prepared by Justice Emmanuel Augie but read by Justice Adamu Jairo, the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of Mr. Ameachi on grounds that the issue of not […]

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 […]

The Attorney-General of the Federation has filed 23-count charges against the husband of late gospel artist, Osinachi, Peter Nwachukwu, who died in April after she was allegedly assaulted by her spouse. He was charged under sections 104 and 379 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 and culpable homicide contrary to section 221 of […]

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 […]

African Economic Outlook 2022, released by the African Development Bank (AfDB), has projected the average growth rate of Nigeria’s economy from 2022 to 2023 at 3.2 per cent. The report, which was released at the ongoing Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Bank in Accra, Ghana, focuses on the growth prospect of the continent in […]

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 […]

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