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FG approves ASUU faction, CONUA, as academic union

The federal government has presented a certificate of registration to the Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA). Chris Ngige, minister of labour and...

U.S. CDC ends country-specific COVID travel health notices

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it had ended its COVID-19 country travel health notices as fewer countries reported enough data for accurate...

FG warns against fake Nigeria Air recruitment websites

Management of the Nigeria Air Limited has raised alarm over fake websites and links used for advertisement and recruitment of unsuspecting members of the public. The...

FG sues Meta, seeks N30bn penalty

The Federal government has  sued Meta Platforms Incorporated, owners of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp platforms, for showing unapproved advertisements to the...

Former German leader Angela Merkel Wins UN Refugee Prize

Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has won the United Nations refugee agency’s prestigious Nansen Refugee Award, receiving praise for her determination to protect...

Buhari To Present N19.76tn 2023 Budget To NASS On Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to present the N19.76 trillion 2023 Budget to the National Assembly in Abuja on Friday. The presentation will take place 10am at the...

Ebola death toll in Uganda climbs to nine

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Uganda has risen to nine, the health ministry said Friday, two weeks after the authorities announced an epidemic in the centre...

Ringo Starr cancels Canadian shows after catching COVID-19

Ringo Starr has cancelled shows in North America after testing positive for COVID. The 82-year-old former Beatle, who has been touring with his All-Starr band, is now...

Oil prices edge up ahead of OPEC+ meeting to discuss supply cuts

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as expectations that OPEC+ may agree to a large cut in crude output on Wednesday offset concerns about the global economy. Brent crude was up...

Death toll rises in Afghanistan classroom attack

Forty-six girls and young women were among those killed in a suicide bombing on an Afghan education centre last week, the UN said Monday as it announced the total death...