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Daily Archives: August 24, 2022

The economy still centre stage ahead of Angola’s elections

The economy still centre stage ahead of Angola’s elections

Angola will vote for a new president and parliament on Wednesday, in what looks set to be the closest election in Africa’s second-biggest oil producer since the country won independence from Portugal in 1975. President João Lourenço of the governing [...]

August 24, 2022 Africa, Government and politics
US signs agreement to return $23 million Abacha loot to Nigeria

US signs agreement to return $23 million Abacha loot to Nigeria

United States (US) government has signed an agreement to repatriate $23 million looted by a former military head of state General Sani Abacha to Nigeria. Nigeria’s attorney-general and justice minister Abubakar Malami at the signing of the agreement in Abuja [...]

August 24, 2022 Law
The day electricity workers held Nigeria to ransom

The day electricity workers held Nigeria to ransom

The day’s business had remained seamlessly for hours until sudden darkness enveloped John Okechukwu’s shop last Wednesday, disrupting the day’s operations for the young entrepreneur. Mr John, who runs a photography and general printing business—colloquially referred to as “Business Centre”—at [...]

August 24, 2022 Power
It Will Take Nigeria 30 Years To Defeat Boko Haram

It Will Take Nigeria 30 Years To Defeat Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says it will take a minimum of 30 years to eradicate the Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram. According to Tribune, the Acting Director of Nigerian Army Information Management, Brig-Gen. Folorunso Oyinlola disclosed this in Benin at the [...]

August 24, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
FG Begs Doctors, Nurses To Remain In Nigeria

FG Begs Doctors, Nurses To Remain In Nigeria

The federal government has reiterated its assurance that measures are being deployed to address the brain drain in Nigeria. Minister of State for Health, Joseph Ekumankama spoke with reporters on Monday at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, Lagos. He [...]

August 24, 2022 Health issues