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Borno governor suspends foreign NGO for allegedly conducting shooting training in Maiduguri 

BORNO State Governor Babagana Zulum has suspended a French-based aid agency, ACTED, from all humanitarian services in the state. The Borno State government said the non-governmental organization (NGO)...

 Buhari switches to Facebook, risks losing four million Twitter followers

President Muhammadu Buhari risks losing over four million followers on Twitter, except he reverses his suspension on the microblogging platform. He may also lose his...

Those alleging that I pamper bandits, insurgents are unfair to me – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has rebuffed claims that he treats insurgents, bandits and other criminals in northern Nigeria with kid gloves while ruthlessly dealing with...
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MRA, IPC threaten to lodge complaints before AU, UN over Twitter ban  

THE Media Rights Agenda (MRA) and the International Press Centre (IPC) have condemned the Federal Government’s suspension of Twitter in Nigeria, describing the action...

Healthcare, frontline workers get 88% of Nigeria’s COVID-19 vaccine

THE Nigerian government has said that 88 per cent of people who received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in the country were frontline...

Four Bauchi LGAs under Boko Haram threat – SSG

THE Bauchi State Government, on Monday, said four local governments in the state could be attacked and occupied by Boko Haram insurgents. Secretary to the...
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Deaths from Kaduna private varsity kidnapping rise to five

TWO more abducted students of the Greenfield University, Kaduna State, have been killed by their captors. Greenfield University is located at Kasarami village, off Kaduna-Abuja...

Insecurity: Katsina hires dogs to guard schools

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s home state, Katsina, has hired dogs to guard its public schools. In a video published by CLIQQ TV and seen by The...

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One year after Taliban takeover, Afghanistan plagued by repression, hunger

EXACTLY one year ago, August 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan, promising to bring peace to the country...

Regulatory Commission inaugurates gas flare commercialisation team

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has inaugurated a 12-member gas flare commercialisation programme team to steer the...

Kenya: William Ruto wins presidential election amid controversy

KENYA'S Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has declared candidate of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Deputy President William...

Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...
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