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A Civil Society Group has decried the plans by educational institutions across the country to resume academic activities without adequate safety measures to contain the devastating impacts of the second wave of COVID-19.
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine’s party said on Sunday that it was preparing to challenge President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory and condemned what it called the house arrest of Wine and his wife.
Diplomats can now obtain the National Identity Number (NIN) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from January 19, the Nigerian government has said.
The Global Igbo Leaders had another Zoom meeting on 3rd January 2021 and further recommend that a properly constituted Ohanaeze Ndigbo Caretaker Committee be established to run the affairs of Ohanaeze Ndigbo from the 10th of January 2021.
Lebanon’s top Christian cleric has urged President Michel Aoun to set up a reconciliation meeting with Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri to form a cabinet and end the country’s political deadlock.
Britain’s government hopes it can meet its target for rolling out COVID-19 vaccines and be able to consider easing lockdown restrictions by March, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday.
There have been controversies in regards to the rate at which vehicles stopping at the arrival lounge of the Murtala Muhammed Aiport (MM1), also known as the General Aviation Terminal, are impounded by Turas Towing Services, the towing company responsible for enforcing sanctions to violators of airport traffic rules.
Communications and Digital Economy Minister Isah Ali Pantami, on Saturday approved the activation of 20 NIN enrolment centres within the FCT, to make the process easier, beginning from tomorrow, Mr Kayode Adegoke, Head, Corporate Communications of NIMC, Abuja, said.
The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines to be received by Nigeria will be administered to Nigerians at no cost (free of charges) and in four phases, an official has said.
The Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) yesterday revealed that the north was not satisfied with the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari, especially his handling of security challenges in the north.
The Federal Government has ordered immediate closure of enrolment activities at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Headquarters, Abuja and the reactivation of 20 centers within the FCT to make the process of NIN enrolment much easier from Monday, January 18th 2021.
Yoweri Museveni has been president longer than most Ugandans have been alive, and his disputed election win Saturday cements his place among the world’s longest-serving and authoritarian leaders.
Three European powers on Saturday warned Iran against starting work on uranium metal-based fuel for a research reactor, saying it contravened the 2015 nuclear deal and stressing that it had no civilian use but serious military implications.
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni was heading for a resounding win in Uganda’s presidential election with nearly all votes counted on Saturday, although his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud.
The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) held its meeting on Friday, January 15, in Yaounde, Cameroon. As a special guest of honour, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, was in attendance during his maiden visit to Cameroon for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN).
Three persons were reportedly killed weekend, at Dyom village near Senga community in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, when armed men in military camouflage, said to be loyalists of late militia leader Terwase Agwaza also known as Gana, invaded.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State said on Sunday, that the armed bandits invaded the village and raided several homes.
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA in collaboration with Delta State Emergency Relief Agency, SEMA, weekend commenced direct distribution of relief items to victims of the 2020 flood in 16 Local Government Areas of the State.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday gave reason for its refusal to support Nigerian President of Igbo extraction, saying that all the people being prepared for the position are stooges that will be used against the interest of Ndigbo, Biafrans and the Biafra agitating groups.
Napoli got back to winning ways in their newly-named Diego Armando Maradona Stadium after falling to promoted Spezia in their last home match.
Rebel forces in the Central African Republic on Wednesday mounted their closest attack to the capital Bangui before being repelled with the death of a peacekeeper, the country's UN mission said.
The pressure was ramped up after the Manchester City loss, and it could get a lot worse if they fail to beat London rivals Fulham at the weekend.
The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has decried the rampart attacks on helpless traders and passengers along the Bonny and Andoni waterways in Rivers State by pirates.
Elder statesman and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Frank Ovie Kokori, has accused Secretary of the Jama’atul Nasril Islam, JNI, Dr. Khalid Aliyu of allegedly inciting religious war in the country.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the British computer scientist who was knighted for inventing the internet navigation system known as the World Wide Web, wants to re-make cyberspace once again.