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3 hours ago
A second round of voting for Italy's new president failed to produce a winner on Tuesday, prolonging the uncertainty over the future of Prime Minister Mario Draghi and his government.
7 hours ago
Owners of Olashore International School (OIS), a private boarding secondary school in Iloko-Ijesha, Osun State, have set up a panel to look into an alleged sexual assault claim by an ex-student Obiamaka Azubuike. Azubuike was a student of the school between 2004 and 2008. In a letter she published on social media in December 2021,…
7 hours ago
Lagos State Government on Tuesday suspended the operations of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the Idumota area of Lagos Island following the deadly clash recorded in the area. Lagos State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, announced their suspension. The suspension was announced after the arrest of two of its…
10 hours ago
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed March 31 for judgment in the 9.8 million dollars fraud charge filed against Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Justice Ahmed Mohammed fixed the date after counsel to the EFCC, Farouk Abdullah, and the defence lawyer, Ahmed Raji, SAN, adopted their…
Nigeria President
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the removal of fuel subsidy until further notice. The government said the suspension of the plans to remove the subsidy followed consultations with stakeholders and was in line with the current economic realities in the country. The removal of subsidy on petrol (Premium Motor Spirit) was earlier…
Adenrele Adeniran-Ogunsanya
10 hours ago
Former secretary to the Lagos State Government, Princess Adenrele Adeniran-Ogunsanya is dead. She died early Tuesday, 25 January 2022 after a brief illness. Adenrele was one of the leaders of the Lagos4Lagos Movement whose members recently defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the ruling All Progressives Congress. Adeniran-Ogunsanya was the Lagos SSG during…
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A German woman who moved to Syria as a 15-year-old to join the Islamic State group went on trial on Tuesday accused of aiding and abetting crimes against humanity. Leonora Messing, now aged 22, is in the dock in the eastern German city of Halle on suspicion that she and her IS husband enslaved a…
Dangote
11 hours ago
Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has topped the 2022 list of Africa's richest persons for the 11th year in a row, Forbes magazine said in a report. Dangote's wealth jumped from $12.1 billion last year to an estimated $13.9 billion. Forbes attributed the growth to a 30% increase in the stock price of Dangote Cement, his…
Nigeria President
11 hours ago
Nigeria has dropped five places in the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) index, according to Transparency International (TI). Nigeria scored 24 out of 100 points in the 2021 index. Nigeria's current 154 ranking out of 180 countries in the 2021 Corruption Perceptions Index is a drop of 149 in the 2020 index. https://twitter.com/TransparencITng/status/1485901649205993472 The CPI…
13 hours ago
Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera on Monday sacked his entire cabinet over graft concerns, vowing to "confront all forms of lawless conduct by public officials". "I have dissolved my entire cabinet effective immediately, and all the functions of cabinet revert to my office until I announce a reconfigured cabinet in two days," Chakwera said in a…
13 hours ago
Russia on Tuesday added jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to a list of "terrorists and extremists", as authorities continue a clampdown on the opposition. Navalny and several of his allies, including key aide Lyubov Sobol, appeared Tuesday on a database of banned individuals compiled by the Federal Service for Financial Monitoring (Rosfinmonitoring). According to Navalny's…
13 hours ago
Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating the civil rights of George Floyd chose to do nothing as the 46-year-old Black man suffered a "slow and agonizing death," a prosecutor said Monday. The men are on trial for their roles in the May 2020 death of Floyd, whose fatal arrest was filmed by a…
14 hours ago
Gov. Babagana Zulum met with families of victims of recent Boko Haram abduction and attacks in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the insurgents within three weeks attacked three villages of Kautikari, Korohuma and Pemi, within the fringes of the Sambisa forest. Zulum during the visit also…

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Achraf Hakimi scored a brilliant free-kick to send Morocco through to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over Malawi on Tuesday.
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Watford appointed former England boss Roy Hodgson as their third manager of the season on Tuesday following the dismissal of Claudio Ranieri.
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Liverpool star Sadio Mane ended a 243-minute Senegal goal drought by scoring in a 2-0 win over nine-man Cape Verde in a fiery Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash in Bafoussam on Tuesday.
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There are two kinds of people during harmattan; the kind that breaks out and the kind that glow. Only one thing sets these two groups apart; hydration. It’s that time of the year when you don’t have to worry about sweat! That takes a huge problem off the hands of millions of Nigerians, except that…