Sunday, 29 November, 2020

Day: November 1, 2020


[DW] Algerians head to the polls to vote on a revised constitution pushed by the president and the military to move forward from last year’s pro-democracy protests. Critics called the vote an attempt to whitewash democracy.


Fredrick Nwabufo Humanity is all inclusive. There are no higher or lesser humans. We all breathe the same air. Whether doctor, lawyer, journalist, police or soldier; we are all humans first, and as such we are entitled to the natural Read more…


[DW] Opposition leaders who boycotted Saturday’s vote claim that at least a dozen people died in election-related violence. President Alassane Ouattara is seeking a third term that his opponents say is unconstitutional.


Nigerian youth calling for an end to police brutality and extrajudicial killings in the country on Sunday stormed the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, to paint #ENDSARS on the floor of the facility’s entrance. The protesters arrived the international wing Read more…


The Government of the State of Osun under the leadership of Governor Gboyega Oyetola has raised alarm over plans by some Miscreants to cause Mayhem in the state. This was contained in a statement made available to the newsmen in Read more…


The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of the city on the night of October 20, 2020 had summoned personnel of the Nigerian Army to appear before it. Read more…


A total of 16 persons died while seven others were left injured on Saturday after a truck lost control and rammed into traders and pedestrians at Ibaka Market at Akungba Akoko, Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State, the Read more…


Gunmen suspected to be bandits have invaded a private hospital, Kunwarke Clinic and Maternity in Kan-Tsakuuwa, near Federal University Lafia, Nasarawa State, abducting five persons. It was gathered that the gunmen, who came shooting sporadically to scare residents of the Read more…


[The Conversation Africa] Public procurement is the single largest corruption risk, particularly in developing countries. Transparency International estimates that governments in low- and middle-income countries spend about 50% of public funds buying goods and services from the private sector. This Read more…