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Month: April 2024

Police Arrest 5 Suspected Robbers In Niger

THE police command in Niger has presented five persons as suspected armed robbers. The police alleged that they broke into a man’s resident in Minna and stole his property. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Shawulu Dan-Mammam, announced this to…

Senate Adjourns Plenary Until May 7

THE Senate has adjourned plenary until May 7 to allow for further refurbishment of its chamber. The Senate had resumed on Tuesday, after the Easter and Sallah breaks in the chamber, but was faced with some minor operational challenges, especially…

NDSG Mobilises 37,000 Nigerians To Commemorate 25 Years Unbroken Democracy, President Tinubu to lead a walk in Abuja

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu is expected to lead a walk to commemorate 25 years of Nigeria’s unbroken democracy. The National Democracy Stakeholders Group (NDSG), organisers of the walk, said it is mobilising a minimum of one thousand Nigerians in each state…

Court Remands Farmer For Allegedly Abducting, Defiling 14-year-old Girl

A Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 35-year old farmer, Iorhen Ayiaorga be remanded in the at the Nigerian Correctional Service centre in Makurdi for allegedly abducting and defiling a 14-year old girl. Ayiaorga who lives in…

Iran Says Ready To Promote Friendly Ties With African States

IRANIAN Defence Minister Mohammad-Reza Gharaei Ashtiani has expressed Tehran’s readiness to enhance friendly relations with African states, especially the “independent and revolutionary” country of Zimbabwe. He made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Vice President of Zimbabwe, Constantino Chiwenga…

Reps Urge NERC To Suspend Hike In Electricity Tariff

THE House of Representatives has urged the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend the implementation of the new tariff. The call was sequel to the adoption of a motion by Rep. Nkemkanma Kama (LP-Ebonyi) at plenary on Tuesday. It…

Vertiv and TechAccess Drive Digital Growth Across Sub-Saharan Africa

A collaboration between Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, and South Africa-based IT services and solutions company, TechAccess, is growing the presence of both companies in the region, and providing needed support for data centre-colocation,…

Iraq Exports Over 106m Barrels Of Crude Oil In March

IRAQ exported about 106.11 million barrels of crude oil in March, the country’s Oil Ministry said. About 104.68 million barrels were exported from oil fields in central and southern Iraq via the port of Basra, 967,492 barrels from the Qayyara…

G7 Support UN Agreements On Plastic Pollution

THE Group of Seven (G7) leading Western industrialized nations are supporting an ambitious UN agreement to reduce plastics, a German minister said on Tuesday. “As industrialised countries, we have a special obligation to curb the effects of the massive pollution…

Chinese Ships Harass Philippine Supply Ships With Water Cannons

CHINESE coastguard ships on Tuesday fired water cannons at Filipino vessels bringing supplies to fishermen in waters near a disputed South China Sea shoal. The sea shoal that is within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone, the Philippine coastguard said. A…