Buhari Asks Police, Justice Ministry To Uphold Integrity In Hanifa Abubakar’s Case

  President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the relevant bodies to ensure justice is served in the murder of Hanifa Abubakar, the five-year-old schoolgirl killed in Kano State. He specifically ordered the police and the Ministry of Justice to uphold the integrity of the detective work that busted the case by preparing well and presenting … Continue reading Buhari Asks Police, Justice Ministry To Uphold Integrity In Hanifa Abubakar’s Case

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Air Strike On Yemen Prison Leaves At Least 70 Dead

  At least 70 people were killed in an air strike on a prison as Yemen’s long-running conflict suffered a dramatic escalation Friday that drew condemnation from UN chief Antonio Guterres. The Huthi rebels released gruesome video footage showing bodies in the rubble and mangled corpses from the attack, which levelled buildings at the prison … Continue reading Air Strike On Yemen Prison Leaves At Least 70 Dead

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Buhari Praises El-Rufai After Commissioning Projects In Zaria

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday continued the inauguration of projects executed by the Kaduna State government, with a stop at Zaria, heaping encomiums on Governor Nasir El-Rufai. “I am pleased to be associated with your (El-Rufai’s) successes and initiatives,” he was quoted as saying in a statement by his senior special assistant on media … Continue reading Buhari Praises El-Rufai After Commissioning Projects In Zaria

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Chelsea Must Improve Attitude, Admits Tuchel

  Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel admitted his side need to improve their attitude for Sunday’s Premier League clash with Tottenham if they are to avoid a battle just to remain in the top four. The Blues’ title challenge has evaporated over the past two months after a run of one win in seven league games. Tuchel’s men … Continue reading Chelsea Must Improve Attitude, Admits Tuchel

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ICRC Appreciates Nigerian Army’s Collaboration And Support

  The Head of Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nigeria, Mr. Yann Bonzon has extolled the support of the Nigerian Army towards the attainment of its humanitarian efforts. Mr. Yann Bonzon gave the commendation today 20 January 2022 when he led a high-powered delegation of the organization on a courtesy visit … Continue reading ICRC Appreciates Nigerian Army’s Collaboration And Support

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IMF Proposes $50bn Trust Fund For Nigeria, Other Low, Middle-Income Countries

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is proposing a $50 billion trust fund for Nigeria and other low and vulnerable middle-income countries. In a blog post published on Thursday, it explained that the fund was targeted at helping countries in that category to build resilience and sustainability. “A proposed $50-billion trust fund could help low-income … Continue reading IMF Proposes $50bn Trust Fund For Nigeria, Other Low, Middle-Income Countries

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Africa Needs International Partnership To Tackle Terrorism, Climate Change – Osinbajo

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said on Friday that there are giant strides recorded across Africa but there are still challenges to overcome for which reasons, “we need partnerships that help to tackle climate change, address security concerns, promote economic prosperity, combat disease, and improve governance”. Prof. Osinbajo stated this in a Special Address delivered … Continue reading Africa Needs International Partnership To Tackle Terrorism, Climate Change – Osinbajo

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Gunmen Abduct Bayelsa Commissioner, Federal Otokito

  Gunmen have kidnapped the Commissioner for Industry, Trade, and Investment in Bayelsa State, Federal Otokito. Police authorities in the state confirmed Otokito’s abduction on Friday in a statement, barely a day after the incident took place. The Police Public Relations Officer in Bayelsa, Asinim Butswat, revealed that the commissioner was abducted on Thursday night … Continue reading Gunmen Abduct Bayelsa Commissioner, Federal Otokito

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World Bank Loans South Africa $750m To Fight COVID-19

    The World Bank has approved a $750-million (660-million-euro) loan to support South Africa’s Covid response and to bolster the economic recovery from the pandemic, the Treasury said Friday. In a statement, the Treasury said the loan aims at “protecting the poor and vulnerable from the adverse socio-economic impacts of the pandemic and supporting … Continue reading World Bank Loans South Africa $750m To Fight COVID-19

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Teenage Boarding Student Arrested For Slitting Schoolmate’s Throat

A 16- year-old boarding student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology Maiduguri is has been handed over to the Police over the attempted murder of a younger student.

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