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Daily Archives: August 29, 2022

Japan to push for Africa seat on the UN Security Council

Japan to push for Africa seat on the UN Security Council

Japan will push for an African seat at the United Nations by using its place on the world body’s Security Council. “Japan reiterates its determination to redress the historical injustice against Africa of not being represented through a permanent membership [...]

August 29, 2022 Africa
68 FCT communities still practice infanticide

68 FCT communities still practice infanticide

Despite enlightenment and persuasion against the killing of twins and other children termed “evil,” indications have emerged that the primitive practice is still ongoing in about 68 communities across the Federal Capital Territory. Some communities in the FCT still describe [...]

August 29, 2022 Culture
22,500 children died from air pollution in Lagos in 2021

22,500 children died from air pollution in Lagos in 2021

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) says that 22,500 children died from air pollution in the state in 2021. It stated that the figure was 75 per cent of 30,000 people who died in 2021 in the state due to the [...]

August 29, 2022 Health issues
Terrorists Kill Church Worker In Plateau

Terrorists Kill Church Worker In Plateau

Gunmen suspected to be Islamic militants have reportedly killed a middle-aged woman identified as Lyop Dalyop at Bagai village in Bachi District.  The district is in the Riyom local government area of Plateau State. According to Tribune, the victim was [...]

August 29, 2022 Boko Haram And Terror
Atiku Jets Back To Nigeria To Receive Shekarau Into PDP

Atiku Jets Back To Nigeria To Receive Shekarau Into PDP

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is set to head back to the country to receive Ibrahim Shekarau into the major opposition party. Shekarau, a former Kano state governor, is unsettled at the New Nigeria Peoples [...]

August 29, 2022 Government and politics