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Protest In Benin Over Rising Cost Of Living, Insecurity

Protest In Benin Over Rising Cost Of Living, Insecurity

A group of protesters under the aegis of the Peoples Alternative Movement on Friday stormed the streets of Benin, Edo State, to demand a better living condition for citizens and the security of lives and properties. The protesters were led by a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Edo State...

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North Has Had Fair Share Of Nigeria’s Leadership, Coalition Says

North Has Had Fair Share Of Nigeria’s Leadership, Coalition Says

File photo used to illustrate story. The Coalition of Civil Society Groups has urged political parties to zone their 2023 presidential ticket to the South in order to justify fairness and equity. The coalition said it has been mobilising young Nigerians to collect their Permanent Voter Cards ahead of the 2023 general elections...

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Freed Victims Say Pirates May Kill UNICAL Professor, Others

Freed Victims Say Pirates May Kill UNICAL Professor, Others

Pirates A professor from the University of Calabar and a naval officer among other kidnap victims may soon be killed by their abductors, freed victims disclosed.  The victims were kidnapped when pirates hijacked their boat on their way from the Safe Journey Beach in Calabar, Cross River State...

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Eight People Killed, Many Displaced In Taraba Communal Clashes

Eight People Killed, Many Displaced In Taraba Communal Clashes

No fewer than eight people have lost their lives while over 3000 people have been displaced in a communal clash between Ichen and Daka people in the Kurmi Local Government Area of Taraba State.It was learnt that properties worth millions of naira were destroyed in the incident that happened in Bisaula and Gwanda communities...

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Emefiele: How Nigeria fought COVID with N5tr bailout cash

Emefiele: How Nigeria fought COVID with N5tr bailout cash

The Monetary and Fiscal Authorities mobilised N5 trillion to fight Covid-19 and bring support to households and businesses affected by the pandemic, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele announced yesterday. Speaking at the 56th Chartered Institute of Nigeria (CIBN) Bankers’ Dinner held in Lagos...

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World Health Organisation Asks Countries To End COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

World Health Organisation Asks Countries To End COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

The World Health Organisation has urged nations to lift or ease COVID-19 travel restrictions. According to WHO, the restrictions are detrimental to economic growth and have proven to have little public health value. On January 13, the WHO emergency committee on international health regulations met to evaluate the latest developments in the pandemic situation across…

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