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CAR declares unilateral ceasefire with armed groups

CAR declares unilateral ceasefire with armed groups

Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera has declared a unilateral cessation of fighting against armed groups, saying he hoped it would lead to peaceful dialogue. The country has seen recurrent rounds of rebel violence since former President Francois Bozize was [...]

October 16, 2021 Security
Buni reshuffles cabinet, creates new ministry

Buni reshuffles cabinet, creates new ministry

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe has approved a minor cabinet reshuffle and announced the creation of a new Ministry of Wealth Creation, Empowerment and Employment Generation. This is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State [...]

October 16, 2021 Government and politics
Nigeria inflation slows for sixth straight month

Nigeria inflation slows for sixth straight month

Nigeria’s inflation rate fell for the sixth consecutive month in September amid decelerating food prices, the National Bureau of Statistics has said. The statistics office said Friday that the prices of goods and services, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), [...]

October 16, 2021 Economy
US Government Seeks To Equip 300 Nigerian Teachers

US Government Seeks To Equip 300 Nigerian Teachers

The United States government exchange alumnae-led organisation, in collaboration with the the country’s Consulate General, has launched a Street to School Initiative. The initiative is tagged “Re-imagining EducationX 2021: The Teacher on the Move.” Through this teacher capacity-building workshop, 300 [...]

October 16, 2021 Education
Naira Crashes To Record Low At Official Market

Naira Crashes To Record Low At Official Market

The value of the naira fell further by 1.68 per cent against the dollar at the official market on Thursday. At the Investor & Exporter foreign exchange window, the local currency opened at 413.15/$1 on Thursday but closed at 422.07/$1. [...]

October 16, 2021 Finance