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Daily Archives: March 23, 2021

Gunmen on motorbikes

Gunmen on motorbikes raid Niger villages

Attackers on motorbikes have raided several villages in southwestern Niger, killing at least 137 people in the bloodiest violence to hit the country in years, the government said. The gunmen on Sunday attacked the villages of Intazayene, Bakorat and Wistane, [...]

March 23, 2021 Africa, Crime
47 IMTOs get approval to operate in Nigeria

47 IMTOs get approval to operate in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved 47 companies to operate as international money transfer operators (IMTOs), an effort interpreted as a move towards breaking the historical dominance of the industry cartel and liberalising the market. A document released [...]

March 23, 2021 Business
Nigeria vaccinates over 122,000 people

Nigeria vaccinates over 122,000 people

On Monday, the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib said about 122,410 Nigerians have received jabs of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Mr Shuaib while speaking at the weekly briefing of the Presidential Task [...]

March 23, 2021 Health issues
Burna Boy

Burna Boy says Would Have Won Grammy Years Ago

Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, says he would have won a Grammy in 2013 if the country had leadership that takes the youths seriously. The “Ye” singer won the ‘Best Global Music Album’ category at the [...]

March 23, 2021 entertainment
Dogara, Bankole, Omisore

Dogara, Bankole, Omisore Get APC Appointments

Barely two weeks after former Speaker of House of Representatives Dimeji Bankole dumped the Action Democratic Party (ADP), the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed him to serve on its 61-man contact/strategy committee. The committee, which will be inaugurated [...]

March 23, 2021 Government and politics