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Osun Election: WILPF Nigeria launches observation Program

•Implemented by Women’s Situation Room Nigeria-WSRN Jude Johnson  The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Nigeria (WILPF Nigeria) has launched an observation program for this Saturday's Osun State Election to be held.  The program is being  implemented under the banner of Women’s Situation Room Nigeria (WSRN), which was  established by UN Women,

Flood In Numbers: Over 70 deaths, 327,000 displaced, N12.1bn required to tackle disaster- NEMA

Senator Iroegbu  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has in its latest  2019 floods situation report, disclosed that over 70 people have been killed, 327,000 displaced in four worst affected states with N12.1 billion required to effectively tackle what has been described as national disaster. This was contained in a situation review

Made in Nigeria: MallforAfrica launches innovative App to boost export of goods

 Godsgift Onyedinefu  A Nigerian company, MallforAfrica(MFA) in partnership with DHL has launched the first ever e- commerce application called 'concierge' which will boost the demand and purchase of Nigerian goods and services across the world. The head of Africa for the company, Mr. Kwane Acheampong, while addressing journalists at the launch on

Why CBN revoked Skye bank’s licence

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has on Friday withdrawn the operating license of Skye Bank, due to failure of the bank shareholders recapitalize it. The revocation of Skye Bank’s operating licence follows the Central bank’s decision to pause its injection of funds processes in the lender. CBN governor and the Managing Director

Tanzania: hopes fade as death toll rises in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

The death toll from Tanzania's ferry disaster hit 136 on Friday as hopes faded for more people being pulled out alive from Lake Victoria. Thirty-seven people were rescued after the MV Nyerere sank on Thursday near Ukerewe island on Africa's largest lake. "People are aware that the hopes of finding survivors are almost nil,"

Flood: Gov Okowa inspects affected communities in Delta State

Senator Iroegbu The Executive Governor of Delta State, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has inspected some flood ravaged communities in Delta State, South South of Nigeria. This was announced on Thursday via his Twitter handle @govifeanyiokowa by the Assistant on Social Media, Ms. Veronica Abang.   The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency

NCDC Advisory: 10 key messages to prevent disease outbreak during flooding

Senator Iroegbu The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has issued an advisory to the public containing 10 key messages that would help in preventing potential spread of infectious diseases during flooding. This is coming against the backdrop of the recent warning by Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) and the National Emergency Management

FG suspends proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air

Jude Johnson The Nigeria's Federal Government has in surprise announcement,suspended the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air, procurement indefinitely. This was disclosed on Wednesday in Abuja by the Minister of State Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika,  after the Federal Executive Council (NEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Sirika's announcement is coming two months

Osun Election: Buhari orders IGP to suspend invitation of Sen. Adeleke- Presidency

•Invitation suspended till after election    Jude Johnson   President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to stop the invitation of Sen. Ademola Adeleke. The Channels TV reports a source in the Presidency, who confirmed the development, said the President gave the orders on Thursday evening. Adeleke, who is