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Ethiopia reports 1,878 new COVID-19 cases

Ethiopia registered 1,878 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 215,189 as of Sunday evening, the country’s Ministry of Health said. The...

IMF Board Approves $2.3bn Aid Package For Kenya

The IMF on Friday approved a $2.34 billion aid package to Kenya to “address the urgent need to reduce debt vulnerabilities,” the institution said in a statement. The Washington-based development lender said the funds...

ICT growth in Nigeria’s economy excites Pantami

Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy is delighted that the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector has recorded the highest growth rate of all sectors of the Nigerian economy. Pantami said...

FMC Asaba: Group Applauds President Buhari For Infrastructural Development

The Center for Peace, Transparency and Accountability (CPTA) has commended the Buhari-led administration for making key appointments that have been pivotal to the rapid transformation witnessed in the health sector.

NEMA begins distribution of building materials to 281 households in Kaduna

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday began the distribution of relief materials to 281 households in Kaduna state to ameliorate their hardship. The households who were victims of recent attacks in Zango...

Gov. Sule denies report on regrouping of Boko Haram in Nasarawa

Gov. Abdulahi Sule of Nasarawa State has denied media report credited to him that the dislodged Boko Haram insurgents are regrouping in his state, particularly on the Benue/Nasarawa border.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,...

Ex-APC deputy spokesperson urges Biden to ban corrupt Nigerians

Mr Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the U.S. President, Joe Biden to take a stronger position against corrupt Nigerians and politicians.Frank, who made the call in...

Missing Australia man, victim of shark attack – Police

A 32-year-old man who went missing while snorkelling in South Australian waters on Thursday is believed to have been attacked by a shark, the state police said on Friday.

Kwara Gov presents staffs of office to two new monarchs

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Traditional institutions are great enablers of cohesion, peace, and socioeconomic and political development in the society, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq said on Monday. Presenting staffs of...

Irate youths set commercial bus ablaze for allegedly killing motorcyclist

A commercial bus was, in the early hours of Wednesday, set ablaze by some angry youths after the driver had allegedly killed a motorcyclist in Ibadan. Our correspondent reports that the accident occurred at Idi-Ape area of the city. Mrs Uche...
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China lifts 770 million rural people out of poverty

More than 770 million of China's rural population living below the current poverty line have been raised...
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Facility upgrade begins in Oro General Hospital soon, says Kwara Gov

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State would commence the upgrade and equipping of the Oro General Hospital in Irepodun...

Why price of cement is high in Nigeria -Dangote

The management of Dangote Cement Plc. says a bag of cement from its factories and plants in Obajana and Gboko  N2,450, and...

Ondo Govt Petitions Police Over Former Deputy’s Refusal to Return Govt Vehicles

The Ondo State Government, on Tuesday, petitioned the state Commissioner of Police, Salami Bolaji, over the refusal of the former deputy governor,...

House of Reps adjourns to honor late members

The House of Representatives on Tuesday adjourned plenary for seven legislative days in honour of two of their colleagues’ who died during...