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Britain to raise Nigerian renewable, climate change investments

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. In picture above: British Minister for Africa Vicky Ford and Nigeria’s Minister of State for Power Jedy Agba react during the signing of new investments focusing on jobs and financial autonomy, in Abuja, Nigeria February 21, 2022. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Britain plans to boost investments in renewable and climate change projects in Read More…

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Putin orders Russian peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine’s two breakaway regions

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Sputnik/Alexey Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS. In picture above: Russian President Vladimir Putin signs documents, including a decree recognising two Russian-backed breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as independent entities, during a ceremony in Moscow, Russia, in this picture released February 21, 2022. Sputnik/Alexey Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS President Vladimir Putin ordered his defence ministry to despatch Read More…

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Putin recognises Ukraine rebel regions as independent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian President Vladimir Putin recognised two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as independent entities on Monday, upping the ante in a crisis the West fears could unleash a major war. In a lengthy televised address, Putin described Ukraine as an integral part of Russia’s history and said eastern Ukraine was ancient Russian lands and that Read More…

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EKEDC, NDPHC sign deal to improve power supply

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has signed an agreement with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) towards improving electricity supply to Agbara, Lekki and other areas within its operational network. A statement issued on Monday in Lagos by Mr Godwin Idemudia, Head, Corporate Communication, EKEDC, said the deal was signed recently during a Read More…

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FG to holler against ritual murder – Lai Mohammed

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Government says it plans to inaugurate a national sensitisation campaign against ritual murders soon. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this on Monday in Abuja when he paid official visit to the headquarters of Daily Trust Newspaper. According to him, the government is concerned over the rising cases of Read More…

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NDLEA’s allegation against me fictitious, Abba Kyari tells court

Reading Time: 3 minutes The suspended DCP, Abba Kyari, says the allegation linking him to an international drug cartel by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) is untrue. Kyari disclosed this in an affidavit in support of his motion ex-parte marked: FHC/ANJ/CS/182/22 and filed before Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court, Abuja, by his lawyer, C. Read More…

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Lagos community decries illegal dumping of corpses at Jafojo cemetery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some residents of Jafojo community in Agege Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State have called on the Lagos State Government to intervene over the challenges posed by the cemetery in the area. The residents said the existence of the cemetery had led to health and security concerns as well as neglect of social Read More…

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Nigerian forces may have killed children in airstrike over border in Niger, Nigerien official alleges

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: BBC. Nigerien state television and an aid agency said on Sunday that the Nigerian military may have killed and wounded children in an airstrike in neighbouring Niger Republic. Nigeria’s armed forces said that they were still investigating. The attack is said to have taken place in the village of Nachadé in the region Read More…

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Biden agrees in principle to Ukraine summit with Putin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Yakubyonok/Belta/Handout via REUTERS. U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed in principle to a summit over Ukraine, the French leader said on Monday, offering a possible path out of one of the most dangerous European crises in decades. Financial markets edged higher on the glimmer of hope for a Read More…