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Daily Archives: July 5, 2021

S. Africa’s top court agrees to hear Zuma challenge to jail term

S. Africa’s top court agrees to hear Zuma challenge

South Africa’s constitutional court has agreed to hear former President Jacob Zuma’s challenge to rescind an order sentencing him to jail for 15 months on contempt charges. The constitutional court sentenced Zuma to 15 months in jail on Tuesday for failing to [...]

July 5, 2021 Africa
Surgeons seek better funding for health sector

Surgeons seek better funding for health sector

The International College of Surgeons (Nigerian Section) has urged the Federal Government to increase funding for health to ensure the fixing of dilapidated infrastructure in health institutions in the country. Noting the endeavours of current and past governments towards providing [...]

July 5, 2021 Health issues
How bandits attacked police HQ, hospital in Kaduna

How bandits attacked police HQ, hospital in Kaduna

At least eight people were kidnapped when gunmen attacked a federal medical facility in Kaduna State, the police have said. Hope For Nigeria Online reported the attack on the residential quarters of the National Centre for Tuberculosis and Leprosy in Zaria by the gunmen. [...]

July 5, 2021 Crime
Officers Injured As Gunmen Attack Police Station In Uyo

Officers Injured As Gunmen Attack Police Station In Uyo

Some unknown gunmen on Saturday attacked a divisional police station in the Udung Uko Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, leaving three police officers injured. According to Punch, the hoodlums stormed the police station in a vehicle and opened [...]

July 5, 2021 Crime
Arrested IPOB Members Swore Oaths To Die Mysteriously

Arrested IPOB Members Swore Oaths To Die Mysteriously

Recently, operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team, IRT, raided a hideout of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, where members of the group where caught donating money they said would be sent [...]

July 5, 2021 Government and politics