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Daily Archives: August 24, 2021

US sanctions Eritrean general over rights abuses in Ethiopia

US sanctions Eritrean general over rights abuses in Ethiopia

The United States Department of the Treasury on Monday sanctioned an Eritrean official it accused of engaging in serious human rights abuses committed during the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is [...]

August 24, 2021 Human rights
Security crisis drives up Nigeria’s food worries

Security crisis drives up Nigeria’s food worries

Rice farmer Donald Amokaha spends his days weeding a temporary plot outside the city of Makurdi, on the fringes of the Benue river in Nigeria’s agricultural heartland. Two hours drive away into the countryside, Amokaha has a swathe of prime [...]

August 24, 2021 Food
Nigeria’s electricity companies and their perpetual loss-making

Nigeria’s electricity companies and their perpetual loss-making

Almost all of Nigeria’s 11 electricity distribution companies reported huge losses in seven straight years, a distressing scorecard that highlights the struggles of a sector that has failed to meet the power needs of Nigerians nearly a decade after the [...]

August 24, 2021 Power
Welfare Programme For ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Commanders

Welfare Programme For ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Commanders

The Muhammadu Buhari-led government has been funding another secret programme aimed at rehabilitating and integrating the “repentant” Boko Haram terrorists into the society. The program titled “Sulhu” was exposed in a report by The New Humanitarian. The media outlet stated [...]

August 24, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
EFCC Arrests 37 Alleged Internet Fraudsters In Oyo

EFCC Arrests 37 Alleged Internet Fraudsters In Oyo

The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, August 20, 2021, arrested 37 suspected internet fraudsters. The suspects were arrested at Ibadan and Oyo town, Oyo State following intelligence on their alleged involvement in [...]

August 24, 2021 Security