May 9, 2021
  • May 9, 2021

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Two vandals arrested for destroying rail track in Kaduna

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The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), has announced the arrest of two persons suspected of vandalising rail tracks along Kaduna-Zaria rail line. Haruna Sabo, the NRC Northern District Engineer, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Zaria He said that the corporation had deployed patrol teams along […]

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Turkey’s President Erdogan calls Israel “terror state” over Palestinian clashes

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a “terror state” on Saturday after Israeli police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades towards rock-hurling Palestinian youth at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque on Friday. He added that Ankara had launched initiatives to mobilise international institutions. The clashes at Islam’s third-holiest site and around East Jerusalem, which injured at least 205 Palestinians and 17 police officers, […]

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Gunmen kill six Policemen in Akwa Ibom, razed police station

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Gunmen suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) have reportedly killed six policemen in Ini local government area of Akwa Ibom State and razed the Police command. The hoodlums were reported to have set ablaze the Divisional Police Station at Odoro Ikpe, headquarters of the council area. READ THIS ALSO: The politics of […]

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Ivory Coast 2021/22 cotton output expected to hit record 580,000 T

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Ivory Coast’s cotton output for the 2021/22 season is projected to reach a record 580,000 tonnes, up 4 percent from the previous season, the cotton ginners’ association said on Thursday. The country’s cotton sector has been recovering for the past decade after years of political turmoil caused production to plummet. The world’s top cocoa-producing nation […]

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Nigeria to procure 29.56 mln doses of Johnson & Johnson covid vaccines ~Ahmed

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By Oludare Mayowa Nigeria plans to procure 29.56 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccines through the AVAT initiative, coordinated by AFREXIMBank, the minister of finance Zainab Ahmed has said. The minister said the government has released N29.1 billion from the Routine Immunization budgetary provision (Service Wide Vote) to the National Primary Healthcare Development […]

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Why Moody’s seeks to downgrade First Bank

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Ratings agency Moody’s Investors Services said it has placed First Bank of Nigeria on review for downgrade after the central bank sacked the board of the lender and its parent and appointed new directors. “The review will focus primarily on an assessment of evolving governance considerations at First Bank, specifically corporate governance developments,” Moody’s said […]

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Rising inflation, insecurity having great repercussions on economy ~Presidential advisory council

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By Samuel Bankole Nigeria must urgently address the challenges of rising inflation and insecurity in the country as the security challenges was having great repercussions on the economy According to the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), led by Doyin Salami at a meeting with President Mohammadu Buhari on Friday, while the global economy has continued […]

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