Avatar
Fidelia Agwuncha

Liberia: George Weah declares rape a national Emergency

Liberian President George Weah has declared rape a national emergency and has ordered new measures to tackle the problem after a recent spike of cases. This comes after...

Dozens feared dead in DR Congo mine flooding

An unconfirmed number of miners are feared dead after water flooded an artisanal gold mine in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday. The flood was caused by...

Atletico Madrid coach test positive for coronavirus

Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid boss has tested positive for Covid-19. Simeone, 50, is not showing any symptoms. The club confirmed his health status on Saturday, noting...

Over 5,000 card readers destroyed in Ondo fire – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said over 5,000 smart card readers were destroyed in the fire that engulfed its head office in Akure, Thursday....

UK Court orders P&ID to pay Nigeria £1.5m

Nigeria has secured another victory against Process and Industrial Development (P&ID), as a UK court on Thursday ordered the firm to make an interim payment of £1.5...

Nigeria overtakes India as worlds highest contributor to Under-five deaths

Nigeria is now the worlds number one contributor to deaths of children under the age of five, overtaking India who previously held the position. The United Nations...

Nigeria’s debt profile surges by N18.89trn under President Buhari

In the last five years, Nigeria’s debt stock has grown by N18.89tn. This is according to the country’s Debt Management Office, DMO. In a statement released on...

Unpaid Covid-19 allowance: FG, Resident Doctors reach agreement

The Federal Government has agreed to pay doctors June COVID-19 allowance. This follows a conciliation meeting between the Minister of Labour and employment, Chris Ngige...

Semenya loses appeal to set aside CAF testosterone rule

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya has lost her appeal to set aside a 2019 court of Arbitration ruling that female athletes with high natural testosterone...

All requests must go through my Chief of staff, Buhari tells Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has again asked ministers to channel all requests to meet him through his chief of staff, Ibrahim Gambari. He gave the directive while...