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The  Ambassador to Nigeria, Abdullah Shawesh, has put the number of Palestinians killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict at over 14,200. Speaking at a news conference in Abuja, Shawesh said the victims include 6,000 children, 4,000 women, while the number of injured people had exceeded 33,000. The envoy lamented that the conflict caused serious economic losses […]

Dele Alake, minister of solid minerals development, has rolled out strategies to ensure maximum security at mining sites across Nigeria. Alake highlighted insecurity as a major challenge hampering the development of the sector. He said plans were ongoing in partnership with the National Security Advisor and the Ministry of Defence to further the process of […]

The Kano state police command has reacted to the planned protests by supporters of both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) on Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25. In a press statement sent to journalists today, the police command advised Kano residents to remain patriotic and avoid engaging […]

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has approved with immediate effect the appointment of Mr. Bakare-Oki Olalekan as the Acting General Manager of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA). A statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transportation, Mr Olawale Musa, noted that the appointment of Olalekan is for better […]

In the realm of human existence, death typically marks the cessation of life’s journey. However, amidst the quietude of the deceased, a bizarre phenomenon can occur – the expulsion of a fetus from a deceased pregnant woman, known as “coffin birth” or postmortem fetal extrusion. This unusual occurrence arises from the buildup of gases within […]

Spanish La Liga side Sevilla has emerged as a serious contender for the signing of Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, who is set to become a free agent next summer. The club is currently undergoing a midfield rebuild, having already secured the loan of Leicester City’s Boubakary Soumare this season. According to reports, Ndidi would need […]

Nigerian singer, Adedamola Adefolahan, popularly known as Fireboy DML, has explained why 2023 has been a relatively quiet year for him musically. The singer who had an impressive global run between 2021 and 2022 following the release of his hit song Peru and a remix version of the song with British superstar, Ed Sheeran, said […]

A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck northern Vanuatu on Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Authorities have issued a warning that small tsunami waves have been detected by ocean monitoring equipment. The quake occurred at a depth of 22 kilometers, approximately 300 kilometers north of the capital city, […]

In a significant move to address the challenge of poor information dissemination hindering small businesses’ access to government funding, the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has partnered with Sterling Bank. This strategic collaboration aims to bridge the information gap and ensure that eligible SMEs are informed about and able to access […]

In a decisive move to protest a series of unresolved grievances, the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) in Osun State has declared an indefinite strike action. The union’s action stems from the state government’s seizure of their wardrobe allowance, the suspension of fellow workers, and the Chief Judge’s refusal to lift the embargo on […]

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