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More than 700 children have died in Somalia nutrition centres

More than 700 children have died in Somalia nutrition centres

Hundreds of children have already died in nutrition centres across Somalia, the United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, a day after it warned that parts of Somalia will be hit by famine in the coming months. The Horn [...]

September 7, 2022 Africa, Human rights
Wike accuses Atiku, Okowa, Ayu of sharing positions ahead 2023

Wike accuses Atiku, Okowa, Ayu of sharing positions ahead 2023

Ahead of a break or mar meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) on Thursday, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, upped the ante in his faceoff with the party’s national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, when he [...]

September 7, 2022 Government and politics
FG suspends proposed tax on phone calls

FG suspends proposed tax on phone calls

The federal government has suspended the proposed new tax on phone calls and other telecommunications services. The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, announced this on Monday. He said the planned excise duty on telecommunication services has been suspended. [...]

September 7, 2022 Telecomms
EFCC Arrests 40 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Lagos

EFCC Arrests 40 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Lagos

The Nigerian anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested 40 suspected internet fraudsters in some parts of Lagos State. The commission said the suspected internet fraudsters, popularly called ‘Yahoo boys’ were arrested at Awoyaya and [...]

September 7, 2022 Crime
Fresh Nationwide Strike Looms In Power Sector

Fresh Nationwide Strike Looms In Power Sector

Two weeks after suspension of the nationwide strike by electricity workers that threw the nation into blackout, indications have emerged of a fresh looming strike over alleged unwillingness of government to resolve issues of unpaid entitlements to former workers of the [...]

September 7, 2022 Power