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Daily Archives: July 20, 2021

‘Bandits’ shoot down Nigeria fighter jet; pilot survives

‘Bandits’ shoot down Nigeria fighter jet; pilot survives

Intense gunfire from bandits caused a Nigerian fighter jet to crash in northwestern Zamfara state, but the pilot survived by ejecting from the aircraft. Nigeria’s air force said on Monday the crash occurred on Sunday as the Alpha jet, a [...]

July 20, 2021 Security
Iraq market blast kills at least 21, wounds 33

Iraq market blast kills at least 21, wounds 33

At least 21 people were killed and 33 wounded Monday in a bomb blast in a busy market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a medical source told AFP. The blast in the densely populated majority-Shiite suburb of Sadr City came [...]

July 20, 2021 Security
Buhari appoints Wushishi new NECO registrar

Buhari appoints Wushishi new NECO registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a professor of science education at the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Niger State, Ibrahim Wushishi, as the substantive registrar and chief executive officer for the National Examinations Council (NECO). The appointment is coming less [...]

July 20, 2021 Education
Gunmen Kidnap Medical Doctor in Kogi Hospital

Gunmen Kidnap Medical Doctor in Kogi Hospital

A medical doctor, Dr. Solomon Ndiamaka, working with General Hospital Ugwolawo, Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that the medical practitioner was forcefully taken away by the kidnappers around 8:30 [...]

July 20, 2021 Crime
Power Generation Improves To 4,823.60MW

Power Generation Improves To 4,823.60MW

After several weeks of poor performance, power generation in Nigeria picked up at the weekend, reaching 4,823.60 mega watts on Saturday. Data from the National System Operator, an independent unit in the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, showed that it [...]

July 20, 2021 Power