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Dozens of bodies found in river between Ethiopia’s Tigray

Dozens of bodies found in river between Ethiopia’s Tigray

At least 30 corpses have washed up on the Sudanese banks of a river that abuts Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, according to two Ethiopian refugees and four Sudanese witnesses who told Reuters news agency on Monday they had retrieved [...]

August 4, 2021 Incidents
LASG to divert traffic at Marina for rail project

LASG to divert traffic at Marina for rail project

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to divert traffic on the National Theatre and Marina axis for the next seven months for works on the Blue Line rail project. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, who made the [...]

August 4, 2021 Economy, Key sectors
Women make only 6.8% of Nigeria’s extractive sector workforce

Women make 6.8% of Nigeria’s extractive sector

Women make up a measly 6.8 per cent of Nigeria’s extractive industry, leaving the sector overwhelmingly in the hands of men, a report by a government watchdog says. The figure is a blow to the country’s effort to improve gender [...]

August 4, 2021 Employment
Bandits Kill Six, Burn Houses In Attack In Kaduna

Bandits Kill Six, Burn Houses In Attack In Kaduna

Six people have been reportedly killed by bandits in an attack on several communities in the Kauru Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The bandits, in the raid, also burnt eight houses, six huts, one motorcycle and destroyed maize crops. [...]

August 4, 2021 Security
Lagos RRS Arrest 6 Drug Dealers, Thieves At Marina

Lagos RRS Arrest 6 Drug Dealers, Thieves At Marina

The Operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) over the weekend recovered bags of Indian hemp and other outlawed drugs from six (6) arrested notorious miscreants. Tunde Azees 39yrs (M), Wasiu Animashaun 38yrs (M), Emmanuel Cletus 46yrs (M), [...]

August 4, 2021 Security, Societal issues