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South African carrier grounds flights after running out of funds

South African carrier grounds flights after running out of funds

Comair, the South African operator of British Airways flights, has grounded all of its planes after running out of funds, the company said. The carrier, which is under administration, also operates budget airline Kulula. Those planes are also grounded, with [...]

June 2, 2022 Africa, Business
‘81 % of Nigerians lack meaningful internet connectivity’

‘81 % of Nigerians lack meaningful internet connectivity’

Only 12.1 per cent of the Nigerian population currently enjoys Internet services (Meaningful Connectivity) quality in the country. This is according to an indepth research by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI). A4AI, which explained that 81 per cent meaningful [...]

June 2, 2022 Technology
Many travellers abducted in Kaduna

Many travellers abducted in Kaduna

Armed persons on Tuesday blocked Birnin Gwari Highway in Kaduna State, abducting many travellers and burning at least eight vehicles, a group of residents of the area said. The gunmen reportedly blocked the highway, intercepted a convoy of motorists between Kuriga [...]

June 2, 2022 Security
Government Should Establish Nomadic Ministry For Herdsmen

Government Should Establish Nomadic Ministry For Herdsmen: Sheikh Gumi

Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has suggested that as part of measures to curb banditry and terrorism in the country, the Nigerian government should establish the Ministry of Nomadic Affairs. Speaking at a conference on Wednesday, Gumi said the establishment [...]

June 2, 2022 Agriculture
Okada Ban Begins Today, Lagos Deploys More Boats

Okada Ban Begins Today, Lagos Deploys More Boats

The fresh ban imposed on operations of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, in six Local Governments and nine local council development areas of Lagos State by the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, takes effect from Wednesday (today). Sanwo-Olu, had on May [...]

June 2, 2022 Business