2021

COVID-19: Poor people in Africa to increase by 49.2m in 2021 -AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the number of extreme poor people could increase by 34 million and 49.2 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021. The AfDB made this known in its African Economic Outlook 2020 supplement amid...
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Google threatens to pull search engine from Australia

Google on Friday threatened to pull its search engine from Australia over a proposed media code that...
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Kaduna SUBEB confirms sack of 65 illegally recruited teachers

The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) on Friday confirmed the sack of 65 primary school teachers, our correspondent reports.

Grammy Awards organisers pledge support to Biden, Harris

Recording Academy,  Organisers of the Grammy Awards,  has pledged to support the administration of Joe Biden, the newly elected United States of...

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...

Police arrest 4 suspected motorcycle snatchers, arms’ smuggler in Kebbi

The Police Command in Kebbi has arrested four suspected motorcycle snatchers who have been terrorising Birnin Kebbi and Jega Local Government Areas...