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Nigerians living in South Africa seek end to gender-based violence

The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) on Sunday called for gender equality and an end to all forms of gender-based violence.   Coach Oscar...

Death toll in disarmament-related violence in South Sudan

At least 127 were killed and 32 others injured when soldiers clashed with civilians refusing to be disarmed as part of a peace agreement in...

Fire guts ECOWAS Secretariat in Abuja

There was a fire outbreak at the Accounts and Finance department of the Economic Community of West African States Commission secretariat, Asokoro, Abuja, on...

Shoprite announces intention to quit Nigeria

South African superstores, Shoprite Holdings Limited, has stated it will auction its outlets in Nigeria, The Nation reports. The decision, it said, was informed by...

‘Most Reputable Africans’ Okonjo-Iweala, Justice Ishaq Bello, other 6 Nigerians make list

D r Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, Justice Ishaq Bello, Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and six other Nigerians, have...

Elect DG on merit, Okonjo-Iweala urges WTO

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday in Geneva stressed the need for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to elect a credible candidate based on merit...

S/African president pays tribute to late Zindzi Mandela

As tributes continued pouring in following the death of South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, President Cyril Ramaphosa said her passing was saddening. Zindzi...

Nelson Mandela’s daughter passes away at age 59

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi has died at the age of 59. Ms Mandela was serving as the South African ambassador to Denmark when she died...

Benue conducts peaceful, successful LG election

Local government election was Saturday held peacefully across the 276 council wards of Benue state with a large turn out of voters in the...

50 journalists lose job to robots at Microsoft

About 50 journalists working with Microsoft are set to lose their jobs, as the American multinational tech giant reportedly moves to replace them with...

Evacuation of citizens,foreign airline whose country refuses us landing right won’t be welcome here — House of Reps

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has warned that no UK based airline would be granted approval into the country for evacuation flight...
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What the papers say – September 19

FBI uncovers fresh evidence against Hushpuppi THE tide seems to be rising in the United States against suspected internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly called...

Patanmi, Danbatta, others set for 2020 Virtual Internet Governance Forum

The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and...

FG Made U-turn, apologises for asking all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has apologised for asking all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite...

Afghan president approves inclusion of mother’s name on ID cards

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday approved the inclusion of a mother’s name in the country’s national identity cards. For years activists have fought for...