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Kingsley Moghalu: Over N30,000 minimum wage will create massive inflation

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says there will be “massive” inflation if a minimum wage of over N30,000 is approved.
Suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group have killed no fewer than 15 people in an attack on some villages close to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

UN: Eight killed, women kidnapped, houses burnt in Boko Haram attack on IDP camp

The United Nations office in Nigeria on Thursday issued a statement condemning an attack on an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Maiduguri during which at least eight persons were killed and some women abducted by suspected Boko Haram gunmen.

Expert wants federal government to partner with private sector to boost agriculture

An agricultural economist, Mr Jinadu Balogun, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to use public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements to boost agricultural production in efforts to attain zero hunger by 2030.

Flood: Yemi Osinbajo visits Bayelsa, Rivers

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday visited some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, describing the current flood scourge in the state as a disaster of great proportions.
MR SIMBI WABOTE, RIGHT, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY,NIGERRIAN CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND MONITORING BOARD, AND MR EBIPATEI APAINGOLO, BAYELSA COMMISIONER FOR ENVIRONMENT TAKE A CONNOE RIDE IN ASSESMENT OF ONGOING FLOOD IN TOMBIA COMMUNITY IN BAYELSA

Nigerian Content Board donates relief materials to Bayelsa flood victims

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Sunday urged oil firms operating in the Niger Delta to assist people displaced by flood in the region.
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27 ships with petrol, others to berth at Apapa, Delta ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says 27 ships will bring into the country petroleum products, food and other goods from Oct. 8 to Oct. 27.
Rescue personnel prepare the bodies of the earthquake victims at the compound of a police hospital in Palu, Indonesia's Central Sulawesi on October 1, 2018, after an earthquake and tsunami hit the area on September 28. AFP PHOTO - MUHAMMAD RIFKI

Quake-hit Indonesia starts burying dead in mass grave

Indonesian volunteers began burying bodies in a mass grave with space for more than a thousand people on Monday, victims of a quake-tsunami that devastated swathes of Sulawesi and left authorities struggling to deal with the sheer scale of the disaster.
Flood in Ogbaru

Death toll in Anambra flood rises to 4

Mr Arinze Awogu, Chairman, of Ogbaru Local Government Area, on Friday, said death toll in the flood ravaging Obolo village in Ogwuanicha, Anambra, had risen to four.
Sam Eke

2019: Sam Eke emerges GPN presidential candidate

The Green Party of Nigeria has elected Chief Sam Eke as the first Presidential Candidate to emerge for the forthcoming 2019 general election.
A picture shows a flooded cattle market in Kara-Isheri, in the Ogun State in southwest Nigeria, on September 20, 2018. Heavy seasonal rains have caused the Niger and Benue rivers to burst their banks, inundating communities, farms and trapping tens of thousands of people in their homes. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Death toll climbs in Nigeria flooding

Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria, the country's main relief agency said on Thursday.
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Flood kills two in Imo

Two people were killed by flood after houses and farmland were submerged in the riverine area of Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State.
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Flood: 70 die, 151 injured, 3,544 houses destroyed – NEMA

The federal government on Friday lamented that at least 70 deaths and 151 injuries have been recorded while 3,544 houses and 60,208 hectares of agricultural land have been damaged in the flood disaster that has hit 12 states arising from high water levels.

Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa approves $64 million budget to fight cholera

Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has approved 64 million dollars budget for immediate fight against cholera outbreak that killed at least 30 people in the capital Harare, a cabinet minister said.
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Turkey jails 24 Istanbul airport workers over protests

A Turkish court has jailed 24 people involved in protests over work conditions at Istanbul’s new airport on Friday, broadcaster CNN Turk said on Wednesday.

Police ‘plan for civil disorder’ if no Brexit deal

Britain’s police chiefs have drawn up plans for possible civil disorder if the country leaves the European Union without a Brexit agreement, a newspaper report said Sunday.

Flood: Kogi government sets up camps for Lokoja victims

The Kogi state government has set up temporary camps for victims of flood in Lokoja, as more houses get submerged in the confluence city.

NAFDAC engages stakeholders on regulated products

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has restated its statutory responsibility of safeguarding public health.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Fighting climate change can add $26 trillion to global economy

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, co-chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, says fighting climate change can add $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030.
Venezuelan migrants have lunch at the "Without Borders" shelter, in northern Lima on August 31, 2018. A year ago Peruvian textile entrepreneur Rene Cobena started to help eight Venezuelan migrants, offering them one meal a day and a bunk. Now the house he rented, turned into a shelter, housing 200 people, including 30 children, who thanks to donations and Cobena's good will have a support to start from scratch. / AFP PHOTO / CRIS BOURONCLE

Venezuela urged to accept migration crisis humanitarian aid

A group of Latin American countries signed a resolution on Tuesday urging Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro to accept humanitarian aid to "alleviate" the country's migration crisis.
Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye

Moji Adeyeye: NAFDAC to overhaul cyber space to achieve its mandate

Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, said on Tuesday that the agency would overhaul its cyber space to achieve its operational mandate.
This aerial photo shows a collapsed mosque in the village of Sugian on Indonesia's Lombok island on August 21, 2018 after a series of recent earthquakes. Indonesian aid agencies and government officials rushed on August 21 to help survivors after another series of powerful quakes rattled Lombok island, killing at least 14 people and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Indonesian earthquake death toll reaches 555

A string of deadly earthquakes that rocked Indonesia’s Lombok island this summer killed 555 people and injured nearly 1,500, the disaster agency said on Friday, with hundreds of thousands left homeless.
Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye

NAFDAC to launch new compendium of regulated products

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control is to launch a new compendium of all registered drugs, processed food, cosmetics, packaged water and medical devices chemicals, an official has said.

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Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Wednesday that the United States and Britain should lift their block on the export of COVID-19 vaccines.

Italian premier calls for Euros final to be moved from Wembley

The prime minister of Italy has called for the Euro 2020 final to be moved from Wembley due to coronavirus concerns. Mario Draghi says the level of infection in the United Kingdom means alternative venues must be considered.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

Laurent Gbagbo files for divorce, to end 30-year marriage

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo filed for divorce on Monday from his wife of three decades, his lawyer said, days after his highly anticipated return to the country.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Appeal court president inaugurates special court sitting 270 cases in Jos

The President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has organised a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of justice.
The logo of MTN is pictured in Abuja, Nigeria September 11, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN to invest N640 billion to expand broadband access

MTN Nigeria plans to invest N640 billion (approximately US$1.5 billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country, in line with the federal government’s 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN Group’s strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.

Enugu: Victims of police shooting stable – physician

The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.

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Britain on Thursday said it had agreed on a truce with the United States over a 17-year long tariffs dispute involving European planemaker Airbus and US rival Boeing.

UK, US strike deal over Airbus-Boeing dispute

Britain on Thursday said it had agreed on a truce with the United States over a 17-year long tariffs dispute involving European planemaker Airbus and US rival Boeing.
Robin Gosens put on a masterclass for Germany against Portugal and it earned the Atalanta wing-back interest from Barcelona.

Barcelona target Atalanta wing-back Robin Gosens

Robin Gosens put on a masterclass for Germany against Portugal and it earned the Atalanta wing-back interest from Barcelona.
Ashley Young could be set to extend his stay at Italian champions Inter Milan.

Ashley Young undergoing medicals after agreeing terms with Aston Villa

Ashley Young is undergoing a medical with Aston Villa having agreed personal terms to join his former club on a free transfer from Inter Milan.
Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CODA) has asked African governments to seek ways of improving their health care systems rather than relying on Europe, America and other continents as witnessed during the period of COVID-19.

Coalition urges Nigeria, others not to depend on Europe for healthcare

Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CODA) has asked African governments to seek ways of improving their health care systems rather than relying on Europe, America and other continents as witnessed during the period of COVID-19.
Passengers wait at the Terminal 5 departures area at Heathrow Airport in London, Britain, June 10, 2021. REUTERS-Hannah McKay

Britain considers vaccine passports to restart international travel

Britain is looking at easing travel restrictions, including allowing those who are double vaccinated against COVID-19 to enjoy a foreign holiday without intrusive red tape, a step that indicates vaccine passports are firmly back on the agenda.