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June 28, 2022

Nigeria: Again, Court Rejects Nnamdi Kanu's Bail Application

Ruling on Tuesday, the judge, Binta Nyako, held that Mr Kanu's second bail request amounts to an abuse of court process, after a similar application was rejected on May 18.
June 27, 2022

Nigerian singer Tems wins at BET awards where stars slammed new US abortion ruling

" Where I'm from, Lagos, Nigeria. This is this is a dream. And as you are watching me, I want you to imagine yourself as me, because you are meant to be here, too. And so I'm dedicating this to every single young woman, every artist, every body that is striving and dares to dream. I dare you to get
June 26, 2022

Nigeria: SERAP Sues Buhari Over 'Failure to Probe' Trillions Spent on Electricity

Press Release - The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari "over his failure to probe allegations that over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply since 1999 may have been stolen, mismanaged or diverted into private pockets."
June 26, 2022

Nigeria: Terrorism – Buy Guns, Defend Yourselves, Zamfara Govt Tells Residents

The Zamfara State Government has asked residents of the state to 'obtain guns to defend themselves against terrorists who have been attacking the residents of the state for the past few years.
June 26, 2022

Nigeria: Residents at the Mercy of Flooding in Kano Over Poor Refuse Disposal

The indiscriminate dumping of refuse on major roads and drainages by Kano residents has heightened the fear of flooding in the state, Daily Trust on Sunday reports.
June 26, 2022

Nigeria: Outrage as Ritualists Besiege Jos Graveyards, Desecrating the Dead

Notwithstanding the scary nature of cemeteries, some of the living are 'brave' enough to visit, especially at night to disturb the dead. It is not uncommon to hear stories of people visiting the cemeteries to commit evil for surreptitious objectives. Wurakum cemetery located in Wurakum community of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, has been witnessing nefarious activities of vandals recently who desecrate corpses, Daily Trust on Sunday reports.
June 26, 2022

Nigeria: Another Oil Spill Occurs in Niger Delta

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has confirmed an oil wellhead leak at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18, operated by an indigenous operator, Eroton Exploration and Production Limited.
June 26, 2022

Nigeria: I'm Proud of Nigerian Youth Excelling At Home, Abroad – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Nigerian youth excelling at home and abroad, saying the country will welcome inputs and investments from compatriots with international exposure for the economy to thrive.
June 26, 2022

Nigeria: Abuja Residents Ignore Health Warnings, Buy Insecticides

AMONG other environmental insecticidal threats, malaria has been one of the most life-threatening diseases caused by parasites and transmitted through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes.
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