Sunday, 29 November, 2020

Day: November 12, 2020


Aggrieved members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities at the Ekiti State University have protested the alleged irregularities in the payment of their salaries.  The workers, who demonstrated on Thursday within the university campus in Ado Ekiti, the Read more…


Congratulatory messages from leaders around the world have continued trickling in, hailing the re-election of President John Magufuli. Recently, heads of state and governments from China, Burundi, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Kenya and Oman congratulated Dr Magufuli for his re-election Read more…


Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have inflicted casualties on Boko Haram/Islamic State for West Africa Province terrorists, killing five in recent encounters in North-East Nigeria. This was disclosed on Thursday by Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, Read more…


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said one of Nigeria’s main priorities now is getting the COVID-19 vaccine and this is a matter of utmost concern to the Buhari administration. He stated this on Thursday, November 12, at the opening session of the virtual Read more…


Angolan police used live bullets, teargas, and dogs to disperse a peaceful anti-government protest, killing one protester, in the capital, Luanda, on November 11, 2020, Human Rights Watch said today. Police severely beat the well-known activists Nito Alves and Laurinda Read more…


Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the country was working to get the new COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer and BioNTech had announced success in early vaccine trials for Coronavirus, which they said could be available in small numbers to Read more…


The High Court is holding the landmark judges bribery case through video conference, the first of its kind in the hearing of cases in the country. Former chief executive officer of FDH bank Thom Mpinganjira is accused of attempting to Read more…


A former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, is dead. He is suspected to have died of COVID-19 complications at a hospital in Accra, Ghana, on Thursday morning. Rawlings was an ex-military head of state but later joined politics. He was Read more…


Illustration A medical doctor, Phillips Duru, has been arraigned for allegedly raping a married woman in Adamawa State, SaharaReporters has learnt. Dr Duru, a staff of state’s Specialist Hospital, Yola, allegedly raped the woman in the course of medical examination Read more…


The Osun State Panel of Inquiry has commenced sitting to hear cases of brutality and extrajudicial killings against the police in the state. The 13-man panel is being chaired by Justice Akin Oladimeji (retired). The panel began the hearing as Read more…