Wednesday, 27 January, 2021

Day: January 9, 2021


THE government has issued a three- month ultimatum for retailers and manufacturers to freeze reproducing and using single and double-useplastic bags that were prohibited nearly two years ago. Authorities enacted a law in June 2019, criminalising production, sell and use Read more…


President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared a timeline to round off the over one-decade war against Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast and banditry in the North-West zone. The president who spoke during the Juma’at Prayer for the 2021-Armed Forces Remembrance Read more…


Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has said the South-West Security Network Agency, Amotekun, must not morph into another Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force that was recently disbanded. The advice comes amid the recent allegations of recklessness and extrajudicial killings Read more…


SaharaReporters.com is an outstanding, groundbreaking news website that encourages citizen journalists to report ongoing corruption and government malfeasance in Africa. Using photos, text, and video dynamically, the site informs and prompts concerned African citizens and activists globally to act, denouncing Read more…


FORMER Johannesburg mayor and now opposition ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba has called on South Africa to help fix Zimbabwe’s economic and political crisis as possible cure to the continued influx of Zimbabweans into the rich neighbour. He was commenting on Read more…


[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE champions FC Platinum have been drawn against Senegalese side ASC Diaraf in the playoff round of the CAF Confederation Cup after the competition’s draw conducted at the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt Friday.


Contributes 20 per cent to global maternal deaths Inadequate health personnel/facilities, poverty, early marriage, key factors Banditry, insurgency hinder pregnant women from ante-natal services Nigeria is one of the countries with the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, with Read more…


The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced the successful transmission of another all-time peak generation of 5,584.40 megawatts (MW), 24 hours after the national grid attained a previous record. In a statement yesterday by the general manager, Public Affairs Read more…


Want imams, bishops, others to lead enlightenment campaigns Governors of the 36 states of the federation have stressed the need to consider local manufacturing of a COVID-19 vaccine despite the current arrangement with global partners on its availability. The chairman Read more…


For decades, water transportation has been a major business in Ibi, a town and administrative district in Taraba State. But the award of a contract for the construction of a bridge across River Benue, if actualised, is likely to render Read more…