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Residents of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Saturday woke to rumbling noises emanating from the La Soufriere volcano that spectacularly erupted a day earlier, while a thin layer of ash coated rooftops, cars and roads.
The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has mourned the death of Mr. Yinka Odumakin, the renowned activist and Spokesperson of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, describing the news of his passing as “tragic and deeply devastating.”
The government and people of Plateau State have been thrown into mourning follow the death of the House of Reps member representing Jos North/Bassa federal constituency, Haruna Maitala in an auto crash along Abuja/Jos highway on Friday evening.
The gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway, on Saturday, left many motorists and commuters stranded, as passengers were seen trekking long distance to get to their destinations.
Police in London clashed with mourners and protesters on Saturday after more than a thousand people gathered to mark the killing of a 33-year-old woman, hours after the police officer charged with her murder appeared in court.
Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has condemned the clashes between Hausa and Yoruba communities in Shasha Market in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State.
The Senate yesterday acquitted former President Donald Trump by 57-43 in his second impeachment trial which ended on Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riots at the Capitol.
Twenty-four people have been killed, while several others sustained injuries following separate attacks on communities in Birnin Gwari and Kajuru Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
Facebook says some users were logged out of their accounts unexpectedly Friday due to a “configuration change,” and the issue has been fixed as of Saturday morning.
"With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles," the statement said. "For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larry's many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster."
Ongoing tribal clashes in Sudan’s restive Darfur have killed at least 48 people in the latest bout of violence to hit the region, state media reported Sunday.
Newsmen learnt that a social media post has been making rounds across the state on Saturday morning that the state government has concluded plans to recruit about 4,000 youths across the 25 local government areas of the state to fight the security challenge in the state.
“Unfortunately there are five dead, then there are also five other residents in a serious condition and two care workers, a total of seven people in the hospital,” police told AFP.
Uganda’s long-time leader Yoweri Museveni held a commanding lead in a presidential election according to partial results on Saturday morning, with final results expected later in the day, though his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud.
Over the past several months, Parler has become one of the fastest-growing apps in the United States. Millions of President Trump’s supporters have flocked to it as Facebook and Twitter increasingly cracked down on posts that spread misinformation and incited violence, including muzzling Mr. Trump by removing his accounts this past week. By Saturday morning, Apple listed Parler as the No. 1 free app for its iPhones.
Men of the Oyo State Security Network Agency popularly known as Operation Amotekun and some Fulani have reportedly engaged in a clash at Aiyete in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state.
Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.
No fewer than five lost their lives in Ondo State on Sunday in two separate incidents of a robbery attack and a road accident.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said that he never filed any suit challenging the citizenship of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar.
At least 80 dolphins and large numbers of fish have washed up dead on beaches near Ghana’s capital Accra since Friday, prompting investigations by the authorities.
Joachim Loew will remain Germany coach at Euro 2020 despite last week’s latest humiliating defeat, the president of the German FA (DFB) declared on Tuesday.
Most small-scale farmers in Nigeria rely on rainfed cultivation and do not have access to adequate water sources to engage in large-scale dry season production, leading to local shortages of important crops and high market prices in the dry season due to the lack of technique to cultivate them when the weather condition becomes harsh.
The Federal Government has delivered 16,900 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Kogi State.