Daily Archives: October 24, 2017

South Africa murder rate rises to 52 a day – Report

South Africa’s murder rate rose by 1.8 percent in the last year, with over 19,000 people killed across the country — 52 a day — ...

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Group hails ENSIEC readiness for Enugu LG polls

An advocacy group, Enugu Political Awareness Forum (EPAF) has faulted the uproar by those it described as “shadow chasers”, over the activities of the Enugu ...

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UN adopts Ibadan as UNESCO learning city

The Oyo State Government has said that its efforts at turning around the education sector in the state is yielding fruitful results as Ibadan, the ...

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INEC involved in 419 cases – Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, said that it had been involved in 419 court cases over election matters from 2016 to date. ...

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Buhari kicks against single currency for West Africa

President Muhamadu Buhari on Tuesday in Niamey, Republic of Niger, urged member countries of the Economic Community of West African States to to tread carefully in pushing for a single currency in the sub-region by 2020 ...

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Rivers State and the emerging politics of 2019

The politics of Rivers State has been uneasy one since Nyesom Wike, an Ikwerre from Rumuepirikom, took over as governor from Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, an ...

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Nigeria needs more investment in rural infrastructure to boost agric – Adesina

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says Nigeria needs more investment in rural infrastructure to boost agricultural production in the country. ...

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I would have rejected WHO role, says Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe did not know he had been appointed World Health Organisation (WHO) goodwill ambassador and would anyway have rejected the role that ...

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Tambuwal advises FG to handover roads to states

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to handover federal roads to state governments for effective management. Tambuwal gave the ...

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Strong 6.7 earthquake hits Indonesia

A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were ...

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