July 16, 2021

African leaders call for $100 billion assistance to support economic recovery

The African heads of state and governments have called for a replenishment of the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA20) of at least $100 billion by […]
July 16, 2021

Niger governor okays law to hang bandits, others

Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger on Friday signed into law, the death penalty by hanging for cattle rustlers, bandits, kidnappers and informants in the state. Reports […]
July 16, 2021

Germany’s chancellor,Merkel expresses sorrow over deadly floods

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed shock and sorrow Thursday at the deadly floods in Europe, saying many people had died and pledging that everything would be […]
July 16, 2021

Nigeria to deploy robots, artificial intelligence to curb crimes

Nigeria will be using robots and artificial intelligence in the coming years to combat crime in the country.  As a result, the Nigerian government has established […]
July 16, 2021

Clean-up operations start in South Africa’s Gauteng as calm returns

Clean-up operations have begun in areas previously gripped by unrest in Gauteng, South Africa, as calm returned after days of looting and arson. Some political organizations […]
July 16, 2021

Afraid of Defeat in 2023, APC senators reject electronic transmission of election results

Members of the All Progressives Congress in the Senate on Thursday voted against electronic transmission of results. The Committee had, in the report, recommended in Section […]
July 16, 2021

Federal Government, Japan unveil study to end plastic waste pollution

The Federal Government, in alliance with the government of Japan and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on Tuesday, unveiled a study that will solve the […]
July 16, 2021

US Embassy Abuja reduces operations in public services as security precaution

The United States Embassy in Abuja says public operations will be reduced effective Friday, July 16, 2021. A statement posted on Facebook Thursday night called the […]

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