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As security agents comb the South-East and South-South regions for suspected criminal elements over attacks and killings of security personnel, the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) has warned against extra-judicial killings and harassment of innocent Nigerians.
India said on Wednesday a record number of people were killed by the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing its overall death toll over a quarter million, while a leading virologist said it was too early to say if infections had reached a peak
YouTube plans to pay $100 million to creators who use YouTube Shorts, its TikTok competitor, throughout the next year. The goal is to encourage creators to pick up and continually post to its new service, which doesn’t otherwise give creators a built-in way to make money.
Amidst an “unacceptably high plateau” in COVID-19 cases and deaths globally, the UN health agency chief on Monday shone a light on last week’s death toll that totalled almost 90,000 people and 5.4 million reported cases.
World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday inaugurated ”Together for India” appeal to help fund the UN agency’s work in India, including the purchase of oxygen, personal protective equipment and medicines.
The commissioner of police in the state, Amiengheme Andrew, disclosed this on Monday while briefing Governor Udom Emmanuel who visited the police headquarters in the state to condole with the families of the slain officers and the police over the loss.
The Inspector General of Police (IG) Intelligent Response Team (IRT) on Monday arrested five newspaper vendors in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria’s South-east, for allegedly promoting activities of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Adams raised the alarm yesterday at his 51st birthday Thanksgiving programme held at the Saviour Ministries C & S Worldwide, Alausa, Lagos, while expressing worry at the growing spate of insecurity across the country.
Exhilarated Spaniards danced in streets, chanted “freedom” and partied on beaches overnight as a COVID-19 curfew ended across most of the nation.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has urged the Igbos to stop insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and leaders from other regions.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Saturday declared his belief in a united Nigeria and condemned calls for secession by some groups in the country.
The director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, says Africa is the only region that developed a unified strategy on COVID-19.
Ace rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called for the adoption of a diversified model in the fight against insecurity in the country.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said the southeast cannot get the presidency by “threats or by shouting victimhood”.
Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Roberts Clark, should not only apologise to Nigerians but also be charged for treason for calling for military to takeover in Nigeria.
Japan extended on Friday a state of emergency in Tokyo and three other areas until the end of May to stem a surge in novel coronavirus cases, but Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga reiterated that it was still possible to host the Tokyo Olympics just months away.
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Thursday that police from the Oromiya region are holding a large number of detainees, including babies and children, without charge, in “unhygienic and overcrowded” police stations across the region.
Nigerian fintech companies accrued most investments on the continent despite the impact of coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
The suspended Managing Director of Nigerian Port Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman on Thursday said that truth will always triumph.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Thursday said any Nigerian opposed to the Southern Governors’ decision banning open grazing of cattle has a hidden agenda.
Commissioner of police in Cross River State, Sikiru Kayode Akande, has raised the alarm that intelligence sources have confirmed massive infiltration of strange characters and suspected criminals.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, said the Federal Government would prosecute 400 suspected Boko Haram financiers.
Nigeria’s renowned musicians, Innocent ‘2Baba’ Idibia and Chike, ‘boo of the booless’ crooner, are to perform at the launch of the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc’s campaign.
The Chairman of South East Governor’s Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has said the people of the zone are fighting two separate wars.
A landslide at an artisanal gold mine has killed at least 15 people in northeastern Guinea, the government said on Sunday.
A drop in electricity generation in Ivory Coast and Ghana has left households and businesses fuming as well as cutting power supplies to neighbouring West African countries Mali and Burkina Faso, officials said.
Youths in Katsina State under the auspices of Katsina Youths for Sustainable Change, has condemned the suspension of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, describing it as unlawful and unconstitutional.
Barcelona’s prospects of re-signing Neymar could be dashed with the Brazilian set to commit his long-term future to Paris Saint-Germain, L’Equipe claims.