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Daily Archives: July 14, 2021

Bangladesh to lift COVID curbs for Eid

Bangladesh to lift COVID curbs for Eid

Bangladesh will lift its nationwide coronavirus lockdown for the country’s second-biggest religious festival, the government said on Tuesday, even as new infections soared to record levels. The cabinet said all restrictions would be eased in the country of 169 million [...]

July 14, 2021 Health issues, International
South Africa unrest death toll rises to 32

South Africa unrest death toll rises to 32

Soldiers stepped up deployment in South Africa on Tuesday on a mission to quell looting sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma as the death toll from the violence rose to 32. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced late Monday that [...]

July 14, 2021 Africa, Security
Panic in UNILAG as students contract COVID-19

Panic in UNILAG as students contract COVID-19

The main campus of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has been thrown into panic as some unidentified students have reportedly contracted the coronavirus disease. The university’s vice-chancellor, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who neither confirmed nor denied the report, told Hope For Nigeria [...]

July 14, 2021 Health issues
APC Suspends Okorocha For ‘Abusing Buhari’

APC Suspends Okorocha For ‘Abusing Buhari’

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended a former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. Okorocha’s suspension was communicated in a letter dated July 12, 2021, and signed by Mai Mala Buni and John [...]

July 14, 2021 Government and politics
Dangote To Dominate The Oil Industry

Dangote To Dominate The Oil Industry

Nigeria’s backward integration policy is se to be downplayed again, giving leverage to Africa’s richest, Aliko Dangote, to wield a ‘monopoly’ in the oil industry. A major player in sugar and cement production, Dangote has dominated with a lot of [...]

July 14, 2021 Oil & Gas