Friday, 1st December 2023


5 Sep
Some six billion tonnes of sand and other sediment are extracted from the world's seas and oceans every year, the UN said Tuesday, warning of the devastating toll on biodiversity and coastal communities.


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Yango partner drivers to benefit from unlimited data packages ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 1 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Yango has joined forces with MTN to improve the working conditions of its partner drivers. The international ride-hailing company has teamed up with MTN, a leading telecommunications company, to offer drivers free data packages for the Yango Pro app. This collaboration…
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Guinea-Bissau's army said Friday it was holding the leader of the security forces unit involved in overnight clashes in the capital and had the situation under control. Gunfire was heard for part of the night and early on Friday in Bissau, in exchanges between members of the national guard and presidential guard special forces, an…
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Nigerian singer Simi, shared a letter with her fans, talking about how the music biz can be tricky. She didn't release as much music as she wanted this year, but she thanked her fans for sticking with her. She said, "My year didn’t go as planned. Life is unpredictable." Simi only dropped one song, a…
22 mins ago
The political trajectory of Sunday Steve Karimi, Senator representing Kogi West in the 10th National Assembly is one dotted by many bends and twists. The son of a subsistence farmer, Karimi hails from the predominantly Christian community of Egbe, Yagba West Local Council in present day Kogi State. Propelled only by determination, perseverance and self-discipline,…
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The 2023 CFA Institute Africa Investment Conference, themed "The Emergence of Africa: A Rethink or a Re-strategizing?" was a two-day event hosted by CFA Society Nigeria in collaboration with CFA Institute. The conference convened leading investment professionals, policymakers, and industry experts to delve into the substantial potential of Africa as an attractive investment destination.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that gunmen attacked the residence of its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Lokoja, Kogi State.
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Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, has commended Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State on improved security of lives and property in the state, saying Mbah’s commitment to maintain very good working relationship with the armed forces would continue to bring enhanced peace and security in the Southeast region. Air Marshal…
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Dr Kayode Fayemi, the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State and President of the Forum of Regions of Africa (FORAF) will be a speaker at the UN Climate Change Conference, otherwise called COP 28, which will take place in Dubai in the United Arab Emirate from November 30th until December 12th 2023. Fayemi has been…
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A Russian court on Friday extended the pre-trial detention of US-Russian journalist Alsu Kurmasheva -- arrested for failing to register as a "foreign agent" -- until February 5, her employer said. Kurmasheva, who holds both Russian and American citizenship, was working for the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) media outlet when she was detained…
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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has placed a ban on the use of ‘Ghana Must Go’ bags by passengers at all airports in the country.