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At Least 64 Killed In Ethiopian Air Strike On Tigray Market

At least 64 people were killed and 180 injured in an Ethiopian air strike on a market in the war-torn Tigray region, a local health official told AFP Thursday. “The air strike was in the market area, so many, many...

2021 UTME: How NIN Helped Check Multiple Malpractices – Nigeria JAMB

The National Identification Number (NIN) has been lauded by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for checking malpractices in the 2021 UTME. According to JAMB, it assisted in the elimination of impersonation, duplicate registrations, and other test malpractices. Dr...

Nigeria Senate Threatens To Publish Names Of MDAs Who Failed To Appear Before Committee

The Senate has threatened to publish the names of government Ministries, Departments and Agencies who failed to appear before its public accounts committee to defend queries issued by the Auditor-General of the Federation. Senate President Ahmed Lawan issued the threat...

Former Nigerian President Jonathan Speaks On Diversity

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has stated that the South West can teach the rest of Nigeria about managing ethnic and religious diversity. Nigeria's current difficulties, he said, stem from the country's failure to manage its diversity in a way that...

ECOWAS Court Restrains Nigerian Govt From Imposing Sanctions On Twitter, Others

The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja has restrained the Federal Government from imposing sanctions or harassing, intimidating, arresting, or prosecuting Twitter. It also restricted the government from carrying out such actions against any other social media service provider, as...

US To Miss July 4 Goal Of One Covid Shot For 70% Adults: White House

President Joe Biden's administration admitted on Tuesday that it would not be able to reach its goal of giving one or more doses of a Covid vaccine to 70 percent of US adults by July 4. “We believe it will...

Rwanda Cancels Weddings As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Rwanda on Monday announced fresh restrictions including a ban on weddings as it struggles to contain a surge in coronavirus infections. “All social gatherings including celebrations of all kinds are prohibited,” a government statement said Monday evening. “Traditional, civil and...

EU Court Says YouTube May Be Liable For Copyright Breaches

The EU’s top court on Tuesday said online platforms like YouTube can in some circumstances be held responsible for copyrighted material illegally uploaded by users. The preliminary ruling will likely be welcomed by German music producer Frank Peterson who has...

Nigeria President Buhari Asks National Assembly To Approve N895bn Supplementary Budget

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday read an official message from President Muhammadu Buhari requesting that the National Assembly adopt a supplementary budget of N895 billion. The Federal Executive Council has previously authorized the sum. A substantial portion of the money...

Buhari Congratulates New Iranian President, Assures Closer Cooperation

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected President of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi assuring the nation of closer cooperation. The president in a statement signed on Monday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said the...
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At Least 64 Killed In Ethiopian Air Strike On Tigray Market

At least 64 people were killed and 180 injured in an Ethiopian air strike on a market in the...