Monday, 28 September, 2020

Day: September 3, 2020


Canal de Mocambique was firebombed on Sunday 23 August. Attackers broke through two security doors, stole computers, then sprayed petrol around the office and set fire to it. Canal investigations have exposed corruption at the top of Frelimo, most recently Read more…


A lawyer, Abdul Oroh, has written to the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, over the plight of some Nigerians in illegal detention in Cameroon. In a letter dated September 3, 2020, Oroh alleged that the Nigerians were being illegally detained Read more…


The Oyo State government has announced the cancellation of the 10pm to 4am curfew earlier imposed on the state as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus. A statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Read more…


Journalists were barred from attending the trial of former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko which commenced today after the state applied that the defense outline should be heard on camera. Lavet Masuku, representing the state told the court that Mphoko’s defence Read more…


Africans on Twitter are expressing outrage at the British Broadcasting Corporation over its coverage of the Coronavirus pandemic in Africa, which they say had been racist, negative and propagates harmful stereotypes about the continent. The BBC had in a series Read more…


The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. The PUNCH had earlier reported that schools in the country had been shut in March as part of Read more…


Social media went abuzz on July 23, 2020, when hundreds of women – mostly naked – staged a protest in the northwestern state of Kaduna, Nigeria. Wailing and rolling on the ground, they protested at the killing of people in Read more…


The Oodua Youth Coalition has asked the Nigerian Government to immediately reverse the new petrol price hike imposed on citizens or face mass action.  The government had on Wednesday announced a hike in price of petrol from N143 to N163.  Read more…


The Nigerian Government has urged the National Youth Service Corps to start making preparations to reopen its orientation camps nationwide. Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 disclosed this during a press briefing at the Nnamdi Read more…


Mogadishu. Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is on Thursday expected to hold crucial talks with the leaders of Jubaland and Puntland states to chart a common path for the upcoming elections. Ahmed Mohamed Islam Madobe of Jubaland and Said Abdullahi Read more…

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