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Burkina Faso: Million Students Out Of School Over Terrorism

More than 5,700 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso due to the security situation marked by jihadist attacks, depriving one million students of access to education, the NGO Save the Children warned. “Burkina has just crossed the dramatic threshold of one million children affected by the closure of schools due to the security crisis,” the […]

Governance

Italy Returns Migrant Toddler To Tunisian

A four-year-old Tunisian girl who arrived in Italy in early October without her parents on a makeshift boat carrying illegal migrants was repatriated to Tunisia, authorities said. “A delegate of the Tunisian child protection accompanied the four-year-old girl in her journey back from Italy and handed her over to her family on their arrival at […]

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Broadband Penetration:Nigerian Government Disburses N16bn To Academic Institutions, MSMEs

The Nigerian government has disbursed 16.7 billion Naira for the provision of broadband infrastructure in 18 higher academic institutions and  20 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the six geo political zones of the country.   The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami said the initiative was aimed at boosting the […]

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Nigerian Governors Condem Sale Of Power Plants

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has rejected the sale of 10 power plants in the country and has gone to court to stop the move of privatisation of the plants by the Federal Government.   The Niger Delta Power Holding Company, which is owned by the federal, State, and local government councils, is a power generation […]

Governance

Elections: Pro-Nigerian Group Cautions Against Violence, Divisive Campaigns

A pro-Nigerian advocacy group, GoNigeria Initiative, has urged the Nigerian populace to desist from violence, hate speech and divisive campaigns that can jeopardize the unity and peace of the country before and after the 2023 general elections. The group disclosed this in a press release entitled ‘A Call for zero Tolerance for Hate Speech and Violence’ signed […]

Governance

“INEC’s Chairman Must Produce Adeleke’s Certificates” – Osun Tribunal Orders

The Osun State Election Petition Tribunal has issued a fresh order, directing the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to produce the certificates and other documents of the state Governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke, used in the 2018 governorship election. The order followed the failure of the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the […]