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FG Pledges $270m To ECOWAS Security Fund

The Federal Government plans to donate $350 million to the ECOWAS security Fund, of which $80 million (over N30.5 billion) will be spent on the North-East counter-insurgency programme. The contribution was made to the $1bn ECOWAS Regional Protection Fund set...

National Assembly Postpones Resumption

The National Assembly has postponed its resumption initially scheduled for January 26, to February 9. This was disclosed on Saturday in a statement by the clerk to the National Assembly, Ojo Olatunde Amos. “This is to inform all distinguished senators and...

Kenya Sanctioned For Breaching COVID-19 Rules In CAF Qualifier

In an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros, Kenya was fined 2.2 million shillings ($20,000) and two senior football officials were disqualified for breaking Covid laws, a statement said Saturday. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) said the Kenyan...

Joe Erico, Former Super Eagles Goalkeeping Coach Dies at 72

According to the news this morning, former Green Eagle and assistant Super Eagles coach Joe Erico, unfortunately, passed away at the age of 72. The former Julius Berger boss, popularly known as 'Jogo Bonito Exponent,' passed away after suffering from...

Security Chief, Others Killed In Mogadishu Bomb Attack

A bomb attack in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu has left four people dead including a security chief. Dalsan FM Station reports that the Somalian Deputy Commissioner for Security and Politics in Garasbaale, Abdi-Rashid Dubad is among the deceased killed in the...

Seven Suspects Arrested In Kaduna Over Electricity Fraud, Theft

The Northwest Zonal Office Special Investigation and Prosecution Task Force on Electricity Offenses has announced the arrest in Kaduna State and its environs of seven suspects in connection with pre-paid meter cloning, theft, meter vandalism and other related offences. As...

Akeredolu Orders Herdsmen To Vacate Ondo Forest Reserves, Bans Night-Grazing

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu on Monday, ordered herdsmen within the next seven days to vacate all forest reserves in the state. Due to the increasing instances of kidnap cases in the state, theGovernor, who made the proclamation via...

UK Government Provides Update On lockdown Ease

The British government has said it looks forward to easing some COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in the UK by March. NAN reports that since Jan. 5, the region, which also has the highest COVID-19 death toll in Europe, has been under...

Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo Sworn In For Another Term In Office

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Mahamudu Bawumia have been sworn in as President and Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana for another four-year term. Mr. Akufo-Addo and his deputy took the oath of office at the Forecourt of the House...
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Buhari Calls For ECOWAS Restructuring

President Muhammadu Buhari supported the restructuring of the Economic Group of West African States (ECOWAS) in the face of...