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Daily Archives: May 12, 2021

Algeria to ban unauthorised protests

Algeria to ban unauthorised protests

Algeria will ban unauthorised demonstrations, the country’s interior ministry has announced, a move that observers say is aimed at bringing to an end a years-long protest movement seeking democratic reforms. The announcement came on Sunday as protests by the Hirak [...]

May 12, 2021 Government and politics
Oba of Benin concludes ‘Ugie-Ododuwa’ ceremony

Oba of Benin concludes ‘Ugie-Ododuwa’ ceremony

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, on Tuesday concluded the first public performance of Ugie-Ododuwa ceremony at the sacred Ugha-Ehengbuda axis of the palace ground in Benin. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the climax of the [...]

May 12, 2021 Culture
Troops repel Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

Troops repel Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

Troops of the Nigerian military have repelled a Tuesday evening attack on Maiduguri by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Heavy shootings were heard at about 6 p.m. when the insurgents attacked the outskirts of Jiddari Polo neighbourhood of Maiduguri, the capital [...]

May 12, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror, Military
Ondo State Mandates Singing Of Oduduwa Anthem

Ondo State Mandates Singing Of Oduduwa Anthem

The Ondo State Government has mandated the recitation of the Oduduwa nation anthem in all functions in public secondary schools across the state. This was disclosed in a circular dated May 6 and addressed to educators in the state public [...]

May 12, 2021 Government and politics
FCT Police Arrest Six Kidnap Kingpins

FCT Police Arrest Six Kidnap Kingpins

Six Kidnap kingpins responsible for abductions and kidnappings both in Gwagwalada and Kwali Council areas have been arrested in a major breakthrough by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command. PRNigeria gathered that the police arrested the suspects at different [...]

May 12, 2021 Security