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COVID-19: UN predicts 71 million more people to live in extreme poverty

COVID-19: Coronavirus-Information [PHOTO:]

The report says the share of the world’s workers living in extreme poverty will rise sharply.


Former NDDC boss speaks on commission’s crisis, accuses Akpabio of wrongdoing

Mr Godswill Akpabio, Ms Joy Nunieh at the VIP lounge of the Port Harcourt International Airport in January

The official, Joy Nunieh, said it was after her refusal to take an oath of secrecy that Mr Akpabio started plotting her removal.


Dadiyata: Nearly a year after, Nigerian authorities ‘unaware’ of abducted critic’s whereabouts

Abubakar Idris also known as Dadiyata, a social media personality known for his strong criticism of Governor Umar Ganduje. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook page of Dadiyata]

Mr Idris, who is better known as Dadiyata, was abducted by unidentified assailants who seized him from his residence in Barnawa neighbourhood of Kaduna State...


Nigerian govt to privatise public schools ‘not doing well’ — Minister

Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

“For instance, we have a lot of public schools that are not doing well; so, instead of building new schools, let us concession some of these schools to those...


Broadband penetration increases by five per cent – Minister

Minister of Communication, Dr Isa Ali Pantami

The official said the new policy resulted in broadband penetration currently at 40.1 percent, up from 35.1 per cent in August, 2019.



North Central

Seven killed in Benue mining community — Police

Nigeria Police Force

“The crisis at Logo has nothing to do with herders and farmers as speculated in the social media. It is a disagreement over benefits from mining pr...




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