September 21, 2022

Africa: Three Reasons Why the US Federal Reserve Bank Holds the World in Its Hands

Analysis - Inflation is a global problem. At the end of August, it was 8.3% in the US and 9.1% in the Euro area. It is 20.3% in Nigeria, 25% in Malawi, and over 30% in Ethiopia and Ghana.
September 20, 2022

Nigerian students protest 7-month lecturers’ strike

Nigerian students on Monday protested the strike deadlock that has shut the country's public universities for seven months, causing frustration for an estimated 2.5 million students.
September 20, 2022

Nigeria: We Didn't Deny Anyone the Opportunity to Get Permanent Voter Card – INEC

INEC says it did not deny any eligible Nigerian the opportunity to acquire the Permanent Voter Card (PVC) as was being claimed in the media.
September 20, 2022

Nigeria: Sanusi Urges Govt, ASUU to Resolve Lingering Strike

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Lamido Sanusi, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve the lingering crisis between them.
September 20, 2022

Nigeria: Govt Plans Ban On 'Ponmo' to Revive Leather Industry

The Federal Government has said it was proposing a legislation to ban the consumption of animal skin, locally known as ponmo, in the country to revive tanneries.
September 20, 2022

1.8 tons of cocaine seized, 5 arrested in Nigerian bust

Nigeria's anti-drug agency seized a record 1.8 tons of cocaine valued at $278 million at a Lagos warehouse in what it described Monday as likely the country's largest bust ever.
September 20, 2022

Nigeria battles worst floods in years; 300 killed in 2022

Nigeria is battling its worst floods in a decade with more than 300 people killed in 2022 including at least 20 this week, authorities said Monday, admitting the situation is "beyond our control."
September 20, 2022

Nigeria: 500,000 Nigerians Affected By Heavy Flooding in 29 States – NEMA

Director-general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mustapha Habib Ahmed said over 500 000 Nigerians have been affected by heavy flooding in 29 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) this year.
September 19, 2022

Nearly 160 dead and 225, 000 affected in Niger’s rains

The heavy rains that have fallen on Niger since June and the severe flooding caused have killed 159 people and affected more than 225,000. This makes this rainy season one of the deadliest in the history of this country with a usually dry climate.
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