Wednesday, 27 January, 2021

Day: January 10, 2021


Former Nigerian Army General, Brigadier-General Idris Dambazau, has said bureaucracy in Nigerian security forces is responsible for the lingering insecurity in the country. The country has witnessed a spike in insecurity ranging from kidnapping to banditry and insurgency, among others Read more…


Kampala — On Thursday last week, Ugandan police arrested the last members of National Unity Platform (NUP) party presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine’s campaign team. The 17 remaining members who had escaped were arrested at Kakoli Village in Read more…


Fabrizio Soccorsi, the personal doctor of Pope Francis has died from COVID-19 complications. Catholic News Agency reported that the 78-year-old physician was admitted to Rome’s Gemelli Hospital for a previous health issue on December 26.  While he was dealing with an “oncological pathology,” Read more…


File photo used to illustrate story. The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Hamid Bobboyi, said Nigeria has a shortage of 277, 537 teachers at basic level. This is according to the 2018 Personnel Audit report on Public and Read more…


The Ohaneze election took place in Owerri, capital of Imo State. A former Nigerian ambassador to the United States of America, George Obiozor, has emerged as the new President-General of Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanézè Ndígbo. He defeated four other candidates Read more…


Nigeria recorded 15,937 new Covid-19 cases in the last two weeks One in every six persons (16 per cent) tested for COVID-19 in Nigeria in the past two weeks tested positive for the virus, indicating how far the virus has Read more…


For two days in November 2020, Uganda witnessed some of the most violent riots in a decade. The riots were triggered by the arrest of opposition presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, who is challenging the incumbent Yoweri Museveni in the February Read more…


… As 84,655,749 Nigerians to get vaccination in 1st quarter Frontline workers, adults, uniformed personnel, high burden states top priority list By Chioma Obinna As concerns have continued to mount on the place of Nigeria in the procurement of vaccines Read more…


The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Sunday, commended the Federal Government over its directive suspending the recent electricity tariff hike in the country. The association’s President, Mr. Sunday Asefon, gave the commendation in a statement made available to Read more…


The non-teaching staff members of universities under the aegis of the Joint Action Committee, have said they will commence a three-day nationwide protest on Tuesday over inconsistencies in the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) payment. The group said Read more…