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Tigray rebels should exit border regions

Tigray rebels should exit border regions

The head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) said she had raised concerns about “dehumanising rhetoric” with Ethiopian authorities and also called on rebel forces to “immediately” withdraw from two regions bordering the country’s war-hit Tigray. Wednesday’s call [...]

August 5, 2021 Military
NGO charges government on agricultural supports

NGO charges government on agricultural supports

Small-scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON), Gombe State chapter, has lamented how insecurity in north-eastern Nigeria has disrupted farming, agribusiness and means of livelihood of thousands of households. In its 14-point communiqué, the group, after a stakeholders meeting recently, [...]

August 5, 2021 Food
Dangote trucks set ablaze as okada riders clash escalates

Dangote trucks set ablaze as okada riders clash escalates

At least 11 trucks belonging to Dangote Cement were set ablaze Tuesday after irate youth descended on vehicles parked outside the company’s factory in Ibese, Yewa North local government of Ogun State. Trouble started when commercial motorcyclists and transport unionists [...]

August 5, 2021 Incidents
Angry Mob Burns Two Suspected Robbers To Death

Angry Mob Burns Two Suspected Robbers To Death

Two suspected armed robbers have been killed by some hoodlums at Rimi village in the Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano State. The men, who had been terrorising some villages around the local government, were killed on Tuesday. It was [...]

August 5, 2021 Security
Court Of Appeal Clears Soludo As APGA’s Candidate

Court Of Appeal Clears Soludo As APGA’s Candidate

The Court of Appeal, Awka Division, Anambra State, last Monday struck out an application challenging the judgement of the state High Court recognising Professor Chukwuma Soludo as the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming governorship [...]

August 5, 2021 Government and politics