Sunday, 12 July, 2020

Day: June 17, 2020


Maputo — 60 former guerrillas from Mozambique’s main opposition party, Renamo, natives of the district of Muanza, in the central province of Sofala, have received building materials, agricultural tools, clothing and other goods, as part of the programme to demobilise Read more…


The Igbo Board of Deputies in South Africa has called for the tightening of security in the South-Eastern part of the country following renewed attacks by Fulani herdsmen and militias. The group made the demand following the killing of one Read more…


Amnesty International on Wednesday condemned the arrest of Nastura Sharif, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Coalition of Northern Groups, who organised a series of protests against the killing of innocent people by bandits and other criminal elements Read more…


The Nigerian Government has deployed armed mobile policemen at the entry point of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, ahead of a planned protest by a group of women foundation over rising cases of killings and rape in the country. Our Read more…


Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Jiti Ogunye, has slammed the Nigerian judiciary system for its undue interference in internal political affairs in the country. In a subtle reference to the removal of Emeka Ihedioha by the Supreme Court Read more…


Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi in Tuesday announced that the government will pay a “risk allowance” to health professionals and to young soldiers who put their lives in danger to protect other citizens. He made the announcement at Mueda, Read more…


A private hospital in Plateau State, Rayfield Medical Services LTD, has been closed down after 17 of its staff tested positive for Coronavirus. Dr Nimkong Lar, Commissioner for Health in the state, who disclosed this to journalists on Wednesday, said Read more…


American-born radio broadcaster, Dan Foster, is dead. He is said to have died of suspected Coronavirus complications, according to persons close to him.  Foster, a native of Washington DC in the United States, was a popular voice on Cool FM, Read more…


Sultan of Sokoto The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Jamaatu Nasril Islam, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has condemned the incessant killings by Boko Haram insurgents and bandits across the country. Abubakar, who is the leader of Nigerian Read more…


Two yet to be identified children lost their lives on Wednesday after being trapped beneath the rubble of a storey building, which collapsed in the Gafari Balogun area of Ogudu, Lagos State. Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, Read more…