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Boko Haram Fighters Ambush Nigerian Security Operatives

Boko Haram Fighters Ambush Nigerian Security Operatives

Militants of the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, have killed two policemen and a soldier during an ambush in Borno State. Multiple military sources [...]

November 3, 2021 Boko Haram And Terror
Court Adjourns Hearing On Biafra Referendum

Court Adjourns Hearing On Biafra Referendum

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned till January 20, 2022 hearing on the suit filed by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) seeking a referendum to determine the fate of Biafra and other self-determination agitations. It was noted [...]

November 3, 2021 Law
Ethiopia declares nationwide state of emergency

Ethiopia declares nationwide state of emergency

Ethiopia’s cabinet has declared a nationwide state of emergency effective immediately and authorities in Addis Ababa told citizens to prepare to defend the capital, as fighters from the northern region of Tigray threatened to march towards the city. “The state [...]

November 3, 2021 Africa, Military
19 dead in suicide attack on Kabul military hospital

19 dead in suicide attack on Kabul military hospital

At least 19 people were killed and 50 others wounded in an attack on a military hospital in Kabul on Tuesday, the latest assault to rock Afghanistan since the Taliban seized power. The attack got under way when a suicide [...]

November 3, 2021 Crime
Nigeria will cut carbon emission to net zero by 2060

Nigeria will cut carbon emission to net zero by 2060

President Muhammad Buhari has said Nigeria will cut its carbon emission to net zero by 2060. He spoke at the ongoing United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26 in Glasgow, UK. Mr Buhari said the conference is happening at a time [...]

November 3, 2021 Environmental issues
Death Toll Rises To 20 At Lagos Collapsed Building Site

Death Toll Rises To 20 At Lagos Collapsed Building Site

Twenty bodies have so far been recovered from under the rubble at the site of a 21-storey building that collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos on Monday.  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday disclosed the casualty figure. [...]

November 3, 2021 Incidents
Dangote Refinery, Others To Drive Fuel Supply

Dangote Refinery, Others To Drive Fuel Supply

The 650,000 barrels per day (bpd) Dangote Petroleum Refinery, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as well as other modular refineries are expected to be the major drivers of Nigeria’s demand for petroleum products, which is projected to grow massively in [...]

November 3, 2021 Key sectors, Oil & Gas