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Daily Archives: September 15, 2022

In Somalia, al-Shabab’s courts win more converts

In Somalia, al-Shabab’s courts win more converts

In late December 2021, Halima (her real name withheld on request) boarded a minibus from Zoobe bus station in the Somali capital of Mogadishu to Ugunji, a farming village just outside the city, controlled by al-Shabab. Her mission was to [...]

September 15, 2022 Africa
Owerri streets deserted as Buhari commissions projects in Imo

Owerri streets deserted as Buhari commissions projects in Imo

Major roads and streets in Owerri, Imo State capital, were, yesterday, deserted, as President Muhammadu Buhari visited for the commissioning of some signature projects executed by Governor Hope Uzodimma. The President’s visit coincided with the sit-at-home directive issued by the [...]

September 15, 2022 Featured Post
Kingship tussle leads to bloodshed in Ogun community

Kingship tussle leads to bloodshed in Ogun community

The tussle over who becomes the next Oja of Agosasa in Ipokia local government area of Ogun State has led to bloodshed and destruction of properties in the community. At least three persons were killed after violence erupted last Monday. [...]

September 15, 2022 Government and politics
Make Nigerians Pay More For JAMB Exam But Give Us Autonomy

Make Nigerians Pay More For JAMB Exam But Give Us Autonomy

Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, has revealed that Nigerians should be made to pay more for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in exchange for financial autonomy for the board. Oloyede, who spoke before the [...]

September 15, 2022 Education
Bridge Collapses Along Minna-Bida Road

Bridge Collapses Along Minna-Bida Road

The dilapidated bridge on Bida-Minna Road has finally collapsed at Sagamio Farms, about 23 kilometres from Bida and 60 kilometres from Minna thereby cutting off the two major towns in Niger State. LEADERSHIP gathered that the collapse of the bridge [...]

September 15, 2022 Incidents