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  • April 22, 2024

Heavy rains and floods paralyze Nairobi, death toll rises in Kenya

Vehicles were stranded on Sunday in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, as the devastating toll of heavy rains and floods in Kenya continues to mount. Since mid-March, 35 people have died …

Business:Nigeria’s crude oil output goes down again in March says OPEC

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says Nigeria’s average daily crude oil production dropped again in March. OPEC data based on direct communication show that Nigeria’s average daily production dropped …

Hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Burundi

People in Burundi are struggling to cope with flooding after months of heavy rains, with hundreds of thousands being displaced and many homes and schools damaged. The relentless rain has resulted …

Nigeria Navy holds last parade for outgoing president Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the navy for efficient use of ships, saying, it has significantly helped in the fight against crude oil theft, among other marine crimes. Buhari said …

UNESCO settles jollof rice war between Ghana, Senegal and Nigeria

UNESCO has settled a long-standing jollof rice dispute involving Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and Cameroon, after declaring Senegal king of the famous West African delicacy in January this year. The Senegalese Jollof, …

4 sentenced to jail for kidnapping Canadians in Ghana

Four men have each been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Ghana for kidnapping two Canadian volunteers in the West African country several years ago, Ghana’s state media reported. The …

three killed in fresh attack on Electoral Commission office in Nigeria

Nigeria’s police have killed three gunmen while repelling an attack on an Electoral Commission office in south-eastern Nigeria. The attackers tried to storm the main Inec office in Owerri, capital of …

Gunmen kidnap worshippers in Nigeria mosque attack

Gunmen abducted 19 Muslim worshippers after attacking a mosque in the restive northwest of Nigeria, police said Sunday (November 4). The attackers stormed the mosque in Maigamji village, in Katsina state, …

Nigeria charges student with ‘ Defamation’ over tweet about first lady

A Nigerian student has appeared before a criminal court in Abuja on charges of defaming the head of the state’s wife over a tweet deemed offensive to her, his lawyer said …

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police to jail

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to three months in prison for flouting a 2011 court order. According to local media reports, the IGP’s sentence …

At least 37 dead in Nigerian ghastly bus crash

At least 37 people were killed Tuesday in a multi-bus crash in northeastern Nigeria, authorities said. The accident occurred near the city of Maiduguri when two commercial buses collided head-on and …

Soldier kills aid worker, injures UN co-pilot at army base in Nigeria

A Nigerian soldier shot dead an aid worker, and another soldier and wounded a co-pilot of a UN helicopter in Nigeria’s jihadist-ridden northeast, the military said Thursday. On Thursday, at a …

Floods death toll in nigeria rises to 603, govt calls for more evacuations

The death toll in Nigeria’s worst floods in a decade has risen. Some 600 people were confirmed dead Sunday, the Nigerian minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development announced …