Thursday, 01 October, 2020

Day: September 8, 2020


The government will no longer avail foreign currency to assist cabinet ministers and other senior officials seek medical treatment in state-of-the-art health facilities outside Zimbabwe, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has said. Speaking in his capacity as Health Minister Monday, Chiwenga Read more…


The Oodua Peoples Congress has warned the Nigerian Government that the increase in the price of petrol and electricity would inflict hardship on ordinary citizens. OPC in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Yinka Oguntimehin, described the hike as an Read more…


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has said that one of its officers, Bulus Sanda, was killed by gunmen in Kaduna State. This was contained in a statement by the NSCDC Commandant in the state, Babangida Dutsinma. He said Read more…


Portugal and Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, has reached another milestone, as he became the second football player to ever score 100 international goals. Ronaldo, scored just before half-time on Tuesday night, September 8, during Portugal’s Nations League match against Sweden. Read more…


Maputo — The general secretary of Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo Party, Roque Silva, declared on Monday that Mozambicans should view the Lusaka Agreement on the country’s independence, signed on 7 September 1974, as “a beacon of hope” faced with the challenges Read more…


Four Nigerians have been arrested in Philippines for their alleged involvement in the hacking and diversion of funds from banks, ABS CBN News reports. In a statement on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Investigation’s Cybercrime Division chief, Vic Lorenzo, Read more…


The federal government says that successful applicants for the 774,000 jobs slot, under the Extended Special Public Works Programme, will be paid through bank accounts, using Bank Verification Numbers, BVN. Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, said Read more…


The President Muhammadu Buhari, says United States President, Donald Trump, once called him into his office at the White House and asked him, “Why are you killing Christians?” Buhari said though he was pained by the allegation, he took his Read more…


In the wake of an insurgency that devastated Nigeria’s petroleum industry and sent the economy into a tailspin, the Nigerian government granted unconditional amnesty to thousands of insurgents in 2009. Amnesty provided a clean slate for peacebuilding measures. These were Read more…


A Nigerian man, Iwe Idorenyin, a doctorate student at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, has explained how he was stopped from entering Japan for bearing a Nigerian passport. In what appears like discrimination against him, Idorenyin’s trip Read more…

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