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Zimbabwe on Tuesday lifted a ban on inter-city travel and extended working hours as the government gradually re-opens the economy by easing Covid-19 restrictions.

Zimbabwe eases virus restrictions as exam classes start

Zimbabwe on Tuesday lifted a ban on inter-city travel and extended working hours as the government gradually re-opens the economy by easing Covid-19 restrictions.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC urges Nigerian government to deploy security task force in Southern Kaduna

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.
Primate of The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, His Holiness, Most Rev. Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, said to have predicted the emergence of COVID-19 last year, has again warned Nigerians that next year is a year of vengeance and divine reward.

Primate Ositelu: God’ll terminate coronavirus next year

Primate of The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, His Holiness, Most Rev. Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, said to have predicted the emergence of COVID-19 last year, has again warned Nigerians that next year is a year of vengeance and divine reward.

Peace summit suggests ways to end Southern Kaduna crisis

The Southern Kaduna Peace Summit has stressed the urgent need for leaders at all levels of government to avoid taking sides and be impartial judges on any issue that has to do with the crisis in the Southern part of the state.
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Southern-Kaduna Christian leaders boycott peace summit

A peace summit organized in Kafanchan to find an end to the conflict in Southern Kaduna, suffered set back as Christian leaders in the area who doubted the genuineness of the occasion, boycotted the summit.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen attack Kaduna community, kill three

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen yesterday, attacked the Adara community in Buda of Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State, killing Reverend Alubara Audu and two others.
Typhoon Haishen has drawn closer to Japan's southern mainland, prompting authorities to recommend evacuations and warn of potentially record rainfall, unprecedented wind, high tides and large ocean swells.

Typhoon Haishen brings strong winds, power outages to Japan

Typhoon Haishen has drawn closer to Japan's southern mainland, prompting authorities to recommend evacuations and warn of potentially record rainfall, unprecedented wind, high tides and large ocean swells.
A powerful typhoon began to lash southern Japan on Sunday, with officials warning it could bring record rainfall and winds strong enough to snap power line poles and flip cars.

Powerful typhoon slams Japan with violent winds, heavy rain

A powerful typhoon began to lash southern Japan on Sunday, with officials warning it could bring record rainfall and winds strong enough to snap power line poles and flip cars.
A South African Airways (SAA) plane is towed at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 18, 2020. REUTERS-Rogan Ward-File Photo

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways – official

Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
Sudan's Sovereign Council Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, and Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok lift copies of a signed peace agreement with the country's five key rebel groups, a significant step towards resolving deep-rooted conflicts that raged under former leader Omar al-Bashir, in Juba, South Sudan August 31, 2020. REUTERS/Samir Bol/File Photo

Sudan and major rebel group agree to resume peace talks

Sudan’s power-sharing government and a major rebel group active in southern borderlands have agreed to hold new peace talks hosted by South Sudan, both sides said on Friday, days after Khartoum signed a peace deal with other groups.

Plateau PDP caretaker committee hands over after six days

The caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had handed over to the newly elected State Executive members of the Party who were elected on Sunday during the State Congress in Jos.

10 killed as herdsmen, farmers clash in Chad

At least ten people have been killed in fresh fighting between nomadic herders and farmers in southern Chad, a local prosecutor said Sunday, with the most of the deaths happening during a funeral.
The General Overseer, Throneroom Trust Ministry, Kafanchan, Apostle Emmanuel Kure, has said that until President Muhammadu Buhari visits southern Kaduna over killings in the area, the bloodshed may continue unabated.

Apostle Kure: To end killings, President Buhari must visit Southern Kaduna

The General Overseer, Throneroom Trust Ministry, Kafanchan, Apostle Emmanuel Kure, has said that until President Muhammadu Buhari visits southern Kaduna over killings in the area, the bloodshed may continue unabated.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo: People responsible for killings in Southern Kaduna will be prosecuted

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that those responsible for killings in Southern Kaduna will be prosecuted in order to curtail impunity and support those who have lost their breadwinners.
Archbishop Matthew Ndagoso, who spoke when they visited the chiefs of Kagoro, Takad, and the Emir of Jama’a, in Southern Kaduna said, “We are aware of the efforts that you have made and continue to make, despite the constraints.

Catholic Bishop appeals for peace in Southern Kaduna

The Province Bishops, comprising those of Kaduna, Kano, Kontagora, Minna, Sokoto, and Zaria dioceses, which make up the Ecclesiastic Province has appealed to traditional rulers and religious leaders in southern Kaduna and its environs to continue to make effort towards peace.

Plateau South bye-election: Five aspirants jostle for PDP ticket

Five aspirants are contesting for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial by-election, Mr Yakubu Chocho, the state Chairman of the party, has said.
Chief John Dafaan, immediate past Chief of Staff to Gov. Simon Lalong has officially withdrawn from the forthcoming Plateau South Senatorial by-election.

Governor Lalong’s ex-chief of staff withdraws from Plateau senatorial by-election

Chief John Dafaan, immediate past Chief of Staff to Gov. Simon Lalong has officially withdrawn from the forthcoming Plateau South Senatorial by-election.

Kaduna Muslim lawyers to boycott NBA conference

The leadership of the Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN) in Kaduna has directed its members to Annual General Conference (AGC) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) following the withdrawal of Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s invitation by the NBA.

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Giving this hint at the weekend was the Registrar/Chief Executive of APCON, Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo. Dr. Fadolapo who led a delegation from APCON and Brandmark Communications Limited on a courtesy call to the Director General, Prof. Abubakar O. Suleiman, and management of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), said the visit was to review the extent of progress made on the proposed collaboration by the two federal government agencies to further deepen democracy in Nigeria and legislative branding.

APCON partners NILDS on legislative branding

Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) in partnership with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has concluded plans to rebrand the nation’s legislative arm.

Prophet Abiara cautions on CAMA

Retired General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Prophet Samuel Abiara, has called for caution among Nigerians over the Company and Allied Matters (CAMA) 2020 Bill recently assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Defending champion Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open with a stunning 6-2 7-5 defeat by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

Rafa Nadal stunned by Diego Schwartzman in Italian Open quarter-finals

Defending champion Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Italian Open with a stunning 6-2 7-5 defeat by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

Edo election: INEC official arrested for electoral fraud

The police on Saturday arrested an ad-hoc official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo state for conniving with politicians to manipulate ballot papers.
Governor Godwin Obaseki

Edo election: Senator Bruce congratulates Governor Obaseki

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has predicted victory for Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki.