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Daily Archives: November 18, 2021

Burkina Faso: Death toll in security post attack jumps to 53

Burkina Faso: Death toll in security post attack jumps to 53

The death toll from a weekend attack on a gendarmerie post in northern Burkina Faso has risen to at least 53, according to officials. The attack, near a gold mine in Inata, killed 49 military police officers and four civilians, government spokesperson [...]

November 18, 2021 Security
Uncertainties as tenure of NERC commissioners ends

Uncertainties as tenure of NERC commissioners ends

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), may this week renew the licence of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET), an intervention agency in the power sector, signaling more uncertainties in the sector already overdue for [...]

November 18, 2021 Power
Bill on free healthcare for Nigerian children divides lawmakers

Bill on free healthcare for Nigerian children divides lawmakers

The House of Representatives has passed for second reading a bill to ensure free healthcare for children from age 0 to 18 years in all hospitals, amidst debate. The general principle of the bill was debated by members of the House on [...]

November 18, 2021 Health issues
Bandits Inform Adamawa Community Of Impending Attack

Bandits Inform Adamawa Community Of Impending Attack

Bandits have sent threats to the Fa’a Gaya community in the Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State demanding N30million ransom so that they would not invade and launch terror on the community. Hope For Nigeria Online learnt from a [...]

November 18, 2021 Crime
NIStructE: Ikoyi Building Initially Designed For 6 Floors

NIStructE: Ikoyi Building Initially Designed For 6 Floors

The Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) says the 21-storey building that recently collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos state was originally designed to be six floors. The structure, which was being developed by Fourscore Homes, caved in on November 1, leaving [...]

November 18, 2021 Incidents