Nigeria

A week of carnage

The Story Four persons were killed on Saturday in an attack in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, marking the end of one of the worst weeks under the President Buhari administration.  Another attack? Yes, sadly. Salisu Mohammed Sabo, the spokesperson for the Coalition of Shiroro Associations, said the attack lasted for more than 4 hours and

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Kukah knocks Buhari

The Story The outspoken Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, decried the reality of Nigeria under president Mohamadu Buhari, and said that the president has destroyed every aspect of life in the country.  Did he say that? Absolutely. Kukah stated this during his Easter sermon on Sunday, in which he described Nigeria as “one big emergency national hospital

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Why UN is Concerned about Nigeria’s Voter Apathy

The Story The UN Electoral Needs Assessment Mission has expressed concern over voter apathy ahead of Nigeria’s 2023 general elections. Isn’t it too early to worry about that? During its meeting with the leadership of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) on Tuesday, the UN mission, led by Mr. Serge Gakwandi Kubwimana, raised the concern over

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Imo’s Justice Commissioner Suffers Another Violent Attack

The Story The Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-general of Imo state, Cyprian Akaolisa, has suffered another attack as gunmen razed his home and that of his father in Obibi, Awo-Idemili, Orsu Local Government Area of the state. Has he been attacked before? Yes, last year. In the 2021 attack, the gunmen had burnt a part

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Why Nigerian Youths are not Employable – Ngige

The Story Nigeria’s Labour Minister, Senator Chris Ngige, says Nigerian youths are unemployed because of lack of functional skills. When did he say that? Ngige said this at a one-day trade Job, Career and Employability Fair in Abuja on Thursday. With the theme; “Promoting Employability, Skills Development and Decent Work’’, the fair was organised by

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NIN: Nigeria Barred 72 Million People From Making Calls

The Story More than 72 million Nigerians found their mobile phone lines unable to make calls on Monday, after they were barred by telecommunication companies. Were the subscribers notified before their lines were barred? Some subscribers reported that they received notification. The telecoms companies acted in response to an order by the federal government to

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