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Daily Archives: August 10, 2022

At least 15 soldiers killed in northern Burkina Faso blasts

At least 15 soldiers killed in northern Burkina Faso blasts

At least 15 soldiers were killed in northern Burkina Faso when a transport vehicle drove over a hidden explosive, killing several troops before a second explosion killed those who rushed to their aid, the army has said in a statement. [...]

August 10, 2022 Military
X-raying issues in contentious water resources bill

X-raying issues in contentious water resources bill

Despite its earlier unfavourable transit-to-assent experience, the Water Resources Bill is currently before the National Assembly. Since it was presented, the bill has elicited negative responses from Nigerians. The drafting process of the bill began in 2004 and was completed [...]

August 10, 2022 Law
Nigeria stocks at four-month low, shed N614 billion

Nigeria stocks at four-month low, shed N614 billion

Nigerian stocks fell 2.3 per cent or N614.4 billion on Tuesday as sell pressure on the shares of Dangote Cement and MTN Nigeria weighed on the benchmark index, plunging it to its weakest level since 28 April. Transaction volume fell by 33 [...]

August 10, 2022 Finance
Enugu Primary School Teachers, Local Council Workers Continue With Strike

Enugu Primary School Teachers, Local Council Workers Continue With Strike

The chairman of the Enugu chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, Comrade Theodore Odo has said that unless the government pays minimum wage to teachers, the indefinite strike primary school teachers embarked upon three weeks ago would continue.  [...]

August 10, 2022 Education
Soldiers Gun Down 7 Shiites In Kaduna & Injure 40

Soldiers Gun Down 7 Shiites In Kaduna & Injure 40

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, on Monday, said security agents killed at least six of its members and injured about 40 other followers of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky. In a short statement, IMN stated that the incident occurred during the group’s [...]

August 10, 2022 Military