Sunday, 29 November, 2020

Day: November 16, 2020


The Nigerian Government has said that the recent increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol is as a result of the announcement by an American pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, on its recent breakthrough in the Read more…


Members of Parliament from the SADC Region are calling for a concerted regional effort to prevent African Migratory Locusts (AML) exacerbating an already dire food security situation, amid reports that the destructive pests have become “smarter”. The locusts are already Read more…


Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, says the government has threatened to close the African shrine if he proceeds with the #EndSARS movement meeting he plans to hold tomorrow. Seun planned to hold the meeting on Tuesday November 17. In a post Read more…


The Coalition for Revolution has called on Nigerian workers to engage the government by mass action and protest over the recent increase in fuel price and economic hardship. CORE described as “wicked” the increase of petrol pump price to N170 Read more…


The Oxford Committee for Famine Relief-funded Work in Progress project currently implemented by its partner, Chioma Chuka Consulting Services Ltd, have launched a campaign to ask the Nigerian Government to commence the full implementation of the National Youth Policy. The Read more…


Nigeria’s House of Representatives has promised to direct the Niger Delta Development Commission to shift attention to Ondo State as flooding continues to render many homeless. SaharaReporters had reported how sea incursion from the Atlantic Ocean sacked over 2000 residents Read more…


The remains of Guinea Bissau’s former President João Bernardo “Nino” Vieira will on Monday be relocated from Bissau Municipal cemetery to José D’Amura fortress, a heroes’ corner, after the country’s cabinet approved the symbolic move. The relocation means that President Read more…


Nigerians have reacted to news of the United Arab Emirates approving the issuance of a 10-year golden visa for more professionals including PhD holders, physicians, engineers as well as graduates from certain universities in a bid to keep the “talented Read more…


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has proposed naming the University for Development Studies (UDS) after the late former President Jerry John Rawlings. He argued that late President Rawlings single handedly established UDS against all difficulties at the time. President Akufo-Addo Read more…


An Islamic scholar and security expert, Mallam Lawal Gusau, has lodged a complaint against a group called Feminist Coalition to the Department of State Services for the role it played in the #EndSARS protest. The Feminist Coalition is a promoter Read more…