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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 […]

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 […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, travelled to Equatorial Guinea to participate in the African Union Extra-Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Malabo. President Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who disclosed this, said that the President will join other Heads of State and Government to […]

Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo has imposed a curfew on eight local government areas of the state. In a state-wide broadcast in Awka, Soludo said the curfew will commence on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am. He equally banned motorcycles, commercial tricycles also called Keke, and shuttle buses from operating in the affected […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the killing of Harirat Jubril and her children in Anambra State, describing it as a terrible tragedy. The former Lagos State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General said the incident, which happened on Sunday, is capable of stoking ethnic and religious crisis and must thus be condemned by all well-meaning […]

Police authorities on Wednesday said two women and five girls earlier kidnapped by bandits in Kaduna State have regained freedom, the victims were rescued by operatives of the Kaduna State Police Command in the Kachia Local Government Area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the release to Channels […]

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