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Four candidates are seeking Egypt presidency, including incumbent President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi Election campaigns have been concluded in Egypt ahead of a three-day polling period set to start on Sunday. Incumbent Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is seeking a third term as an independent candidate, despite a 2018 pledge that he would not vie again. He came […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki to appear before it and show cause why he has delayed or refused to swear in 8 Judges-designate of the Edo State High Court. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave the order following a motion exparte filed by one Adaze Emvwanta, seeking that […]

Dozens of people have been arrested by Ethiopian security forces ahead of an anti-war rally called by activists and opposition groups in the capital, Addis Ababa. In a statement, a joint security and intelligence task force said 97 arrests were made, accusing the organisers of plotting to cause disorder in the capital. Authorities also accused […]

Zimbabwe and Botswana have joined the wave of African countries easing entry restrictions for visitors from the continent, Governmets and departments will be directed to begin working on modalities to scrap passport requirements between Zimbabwe and Botswana to pave the way for seamless movement of people and goods, Zimbabwean President Manangagwa said. Speaking to Zimbabwean […]

The independent investigative panel on the death of Goodness Tolulope Olorunfemi, 33 who was said to have been pushed out of a moving vehicle known as one chance has absolved the Maitama District hospital of culpability. The report revealed that she was confirmed dead on arrival at the hospital. At the report presentation in Abuja, […]

Nigerians willing to study or further their education in Canada will be met by new financial obligation as the Government of Canada has increased the proof of funds for Nigerians and other international students vying for admission in Canadian Universities from $10,000 to $20,000, which is equivalent to ₦8,025,000.00 and ₦16,050,000.0000 respectively. Marc Miller, Canadian Minister […]

Wild Africa Fund has partnered with Nigeria’s first private radio station, Ray Power 100.5 FM, to launch Wildlife Focus. This new 10-minute radio programme will cover major issues confronting Nigeria’s wildlife and forests, the ongoing efforts to address illegal wildlife trade, and updates on Nigeria’s wildlife laws. Nigeria’s wildlife is in severe crisis. Over the […]

The Former General Secretary of National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas, NUPENG, Frank Ovie Kokori, is dead. A Statement pushed out by the leadership of the union today said Frank Ovie Kokori, passed away in the Early hours of today Late Kokori was a well-known committed and dedicated defender, promoter and fighter for workers’ […]

The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, (UNICEF), says Zamfara State is one of the states with high deprivation in sanitation services and 64.7 per cent of the residents have no access to improved sanitation. Chief of UNICEF’s Sokoto Field Office, Maryam Said, disclosed this in Gusau, during a consultative meeting with the state government’s officials […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has denied comments by its Executive Chairman, Ola Olukoyede which labelled seventy percent of Nigerian Students as internet fraudsters. Statement by the Head, Media and Publicity of the Commission Dele Oyewale, says it is a misrepresentation of the concerns of the Chairman of the EFCC to the rising […]

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