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Daily Archives: September 15, 2021

Civilians and soldiers killed in Mogadishu suicide attack

Civilians and soldiers killed in Mogadishu suicide attack

At least nine people have died in a suspected suicide bombing in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, police and witnesses said. The attack on Tuesday has killed and wounded civilians and members of the security forces. “There are still investigations going on [...]

September 15, 2021 Crime
Interrogating renewed calls for self-defence to curb insecurity

Interrogating renewed calls for self-defence to curb insecurity

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari recently called on residents of the state to defend themselves, following massive cases of abductions and killings by terrorists. It was a clear call on citizens to take up arms and fight back the [...]

September 15, 2021 Security
Buhari seeks NASS approval to borrow another $4bn, €710m

Buhari seeks NASS approval to borrow another $4bn, €710m

President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the approval of the National Assembly to borrow another $4 billion ($4,054,476,863) and €710 million loan from bilateral and multilateral organisations to fund the deficit in the 2021 budget. The president, in a letter to [...]

September 15, 2021 Finance
University Of Benin Students To Resume Protest

University Of Benin Students To Resume Protest

Students of the University of Benin have vowed to continue with their protest on Wednesday, as a follow-up to Tuesday’s demonstration at the school which shut down academic activities. The students on Tuesday protested against N20,000 hike in their tuition. [...]

September 15, 2021 Education
Fitch Upgrades Lagos Ratings To AAA

Fitch Upgrades Lagos Ratings To AAA

Fitch Ratings, an Internationally renowned rating agency, has upgraded Lagos State ratings from AA+ (nga) to AAA(nga) for its good standing in terms of its debt sustainability and resilience. A statement on Monday titled ‘Fitch upgrades Lagos ratings to AAA, [...]

September 15, 2021 General