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Sudan threatens legal action if Ethiopia dam filled

Sudan threatens legal action if Ethiopia dam filled

A Sudanese minister has warned that his country could take legal action against Ethiopia if the latter goes ahead with plans to fill a mega-dam on the Blue Nile without first reaching a deal with Khartoum and Cairo. In a [...]

April 24, 2021 Africa
Okonjo-Iweala to deliver keynote lecture as NIM clocks 60

Okonjo-Iweala to deliver keynote lecture as NIM clocks 60

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General, World Trade Organisation (WTO), is expected to deliver the keynote lecture at the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM)(Chartered) diamond jubilee celebration. Mr Tony Fadaka, Registrar, NIM, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday in Lagos.Fadaka [...]

April 24, 2021 Government and politics
Geidam under Boko Haram attack

Geidam under Boko Haram attack

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists are currently attacking Geidam, the headquarters of Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State and hometown of the acting Inspector-General of the Police, Baba Alkali. Hopefornigeriaonline’s correspondent could hear sounds of heavy gunfire as he spoke [...]

April 24, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
20 Ikoyi Prison Inmates To Take UTME Examination

20 Ikoyi Prison Inmates To Take UTME Examination

Twenty inmates at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre have indicated interest in taking the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. This is according to Mr. Rotimi Oladokun, spokesperson for the Nigerian Correctional Service in Lagos State on Friday. He noted that the [...]

April 24, 2021 Education
How State Govts Cheat Oil-Producing Communities

How State Govts Cheat Oil-Producing Communities

Since Nigeria’s Fourth Republic began in 1999, the eight oil and gas producing states have received over N9 trillion under the derivation principle sanctioned by the nation’s constitution. The constitution stipulates payment of 13 per cent of oil revenue from [...]

April 24, 2021 Oil & Gas