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How poor management of Nigerian forests led to exploitation by criminals

Across the world forests have been exploited as a source of cover from which to launch attacks. Rettet den Regenwald/shutterstock Azeez Olaniyan, Ekiti State University Nigeria’s forests...

INVESTIGATION: Failed contracts, lack of community ownership mar multi-billion Naira Great Green Wall project (Part1)

In this investigative piece, OLUGBENGA ADANIKIN writes on the impact of climate change in 11 northern states in Nigeria where desert encroachment is threatening the...

Ethiopian Doctor Becomes First African WHO DG

52-year-old Tedros had at different times served as Ethiopia’s minister of health and foreign affairs as well as chairman of the board of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria
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New AU Chairman Tongue-Lashes African Heads Of State 

African Union chairman, Guinea's President, Alpha Conde, has given a tough-lashing to leaders who come late or leave meetings of the commission early, AFP news agency has reported.

Groups Demand Release of Ethiopian Opposition Leader, Merera Gudina

Pro – democracy groups around the world are demanding the release of Ethiopian opposition leader, Merera Gudina who was arrested over a week ago...

Ethiopia Says “Rebel” Olympic Hero Free To Return Home

The Ethiopian government has assured its Olympic marathon silver medalist, Feyisa Lilesa, of his safety and said he is free to return to the country.
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Five Nigerians In Hijacked Rome-bound Ethiopian Airplane

Five Nigerians were among the 193 passengers on board the Rome-bound Ethiopian Airplane, Boeing 767 that was hijacked Monday by its 31-year-old Ethiopian co-pilot,...

Group Raises Funds To Free Jailed Ethiopian Journalists

 The Media Legal Defence Initiative, MLDI, has launched a fundraising campaign to support its bid to free Ethiopian journalists, Eskinder Nega and Reeyot Alemu. MLDI...


Floods ravaged over 31,000 households in Yobe – SEMA

THE Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said that over 31,000 households were affected by floods in 255...

2023: INEC reveals plans to deploy undercover agents to polling units

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed plans to deploy undercover agents to polling units at the 2023...

Imo govt approves promotion, free medical services for civil servants

THE governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodiinma, says it has approved promotions and free medical services for the civil...

2023: Six APC governors meet NWC over campaign council crisis

SIX governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and some members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC)...

ASUU: Jega knocks Ngige, says he is creating more problems

A FORMER chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, says the Minister of Labour and Employment,...
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