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The trial of Angolan former vice-president Manuel Vicente for alleged corruption opened on Monday in his absence in the Portuguese capital, raising tensions between the oil-rich African country and its former colonial ruler.
The Lagos State Government has again announced that all public and private schools below tertiary level in the state should resume on Monday, January 18, 2021.
Former CAF President Issa Hayatou was on Friday decorated Honorary President of the organization at a colorful ceremony in Yaounde in his native Cameroon.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that schools in the state will remain closed until Feb. 1, as the state grapples with the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
About 15 persons have been sent to their early graves in a fatal motor accident involving two buses along the Maiduguri – Damaturu road on Friday.
Governor Nyesom Wike has join the calls for change of Nigeria’s heads of security and rejigging of the nation’s security architecture as Boko Haram and bandits up north continue to overwhelm federal forces.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position “to promptly drop the plan by the Federal Government to borrow about N895bn of unclaimed dividends and funds in dormant accounts using the patently unconstitutional and illegal Finance Act, 2020, and to ensure full respect for Nigerians’ right to property.”
Former Super Eagles winger George Finidi said he’s still interested in a National team coaching role, despite the Nigeria Football Federation overlooking two previous applications.
Director-General, New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD), Gloria Akobundu, has called for an end to youth restiveness in Nigeria, promising to initiate programs that would positively engage youths.
Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole on Tuesday eliminated scores of Boko Haram terrorists and destroyed three of the terrorists’ gun trucks in an air raid at Mainok in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.
Zimbabwe has banned families from transporting their dead relatives between cities, a custom where families take the dead to their areas of birth for burial rituals and ceremonies.