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Daily Archives: August 23, 2022

Burundi sends troops to DRC for regional peacekeeping force

Burundi sends troops to DRC for regional peacekeeping force

Soldiers from Burundi have deployed to the troubled eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo as the first part of a recently created East African regional force to respond to crises. “As you have seen, our soldiers have been received officially. [...]

August 23, 2022 Africa, Military
Two days to 5G rollout, MTN claims readiness

Two days to 5G rollout, MTN claims readiness

Though MTN has expressed readiness to launch the Fifth-Generation (5G) network this month, at most this quarter, Mafab Communications has, however, got a five-month extension for the rollout of the service in Nigeria. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) handed the [...]

August 23, 2022 Technology
How prices of food increased in July – NBS

How prices of food increased in July – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has said the prices of selected food items increased in July. The bureau stated this in its Selected Food Prices Watch Report for July 2022, released in Abuja on Monday. The NBS stated that the average [...]

August 23, 2022 Economy
Gunmen Shoot Dead Nigerian Army Officer, Major Orji In Anambra

Gunmen Shoot Dead Nigerian Army Officer, Major Orji In Anambra

Some unidentified gunmen have reportedly killed a Nigerian Army officer, identified as Major Churchill Orji, in Anambra State. It was learnt that the army officer was killed during an operation on Monday in Azia axis, in the Ihiala Local Government [...]

August 23, 2022 Security
Two Children Die In Lagos Building Collapse

Two Children Die In Lagos Building Collapse

There was panic on Sunday night as another building collapsed in Lagos, one month after the Oke Arin street, Ilupeju, Palm Grove incident. The affected building is situated at Adeleye Street, Lady Lark, Bariga area of the State. The Lagos State [...]

August 23, 2022 Incidents