Zimbabwe”s Foreign Affairs Minister Moyo Dies

Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, has died. According to a government statement, the minister died as a result of covid-19 complications at a local hospital. President Emmerson Mnangagwa eulogized Mr. Moyo as a devoted public servant and a true hero. Mr. Moyo, a major general, was the face of …

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Federal University Ndufu-Alike Appoint New Vice-Chancellor

Sunday Oge Elom, a Professor of Medical Biochemistry has been appointed the new Vice-Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ịkwọ in Ebonyi State. Registrar/Secretary of the University’s Governing Council, Odisa C. Oleke made this known in a statement on Tuesday. The statement said the appointment followed the ratification of …

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20-Year-Old Wife Kills 17-Year-Old Teenage Rival In Kano

Police in Kano have detained a 20-year-old woman identified as Mrs Suwaiba Shuaibu, for allegedly killing one Miss Aisha Kabir, 17. The Police disclosed that the incident happened on January 1. The suspect reportedly called the victim on the telephone, lured her to an uncompleted building in their neighbourhood and, …

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COVID-19; South African Politician Mthembu Dies

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the death of prominent  South African politician Jackson Mthembu who died of Covid-related complications. Mr Mthembu, who since 2019 had been serving as the minister in the presidency, was a parliamentarian and long-serving member of the governing African National Congress (ANC). He had worked his …

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Abducted Adamawa Village Head Freed

The District Head of Mayo-Farang in the Mayo-Belwa local government area of Adamawa State, Mustapha Ahmadu, who was abducted on Monday, has been freed. Sources disclosed that the village head had returned to his household in good health. However, the amount paid as ransom for the release wasn’t disclosed. The …

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Former Super Eagles Assistant Coach Erico Dies

Super Eagles former goalkeeper trainer and assistant coach Joe Erico has died. Erico, 72, nicknamed; Jogobonito exponent, passed away on Tuesday morning in Lagos surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Confirming this development, a close family member Tomiwa Aghedo, said the country’s coaching icon had died after complaining …

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COVID-19; Rwanda Imposes 15-Day Lockdown On Capital

The Rwanda government has imposed a 15-day lock down on its capital, Kigali, as the country battles the second wave of coronavirus cases that have resulted in unprecedented deaths and transmission rates. This is said to be the capital’s second lockdown since the outbreak of the pandemic. In a statement …

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Kidnapped Husband of Bank Manager Freed

Husband of a bank manager, Ade Adegbite, who was kidnapped last Thursday, has been freed. He was released in the early hours of Monday, after four days of being in captivity. It was gathered that the family reportedly paid an undisclosed sum as ransom before he was released. Recall that …

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COVID-19- Dozens Of Mozambique Student Test Positive

The education authorities in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo, has disclosed that 40 students have tested positive for the deadly coronavirus. The test results came back last week but were announced on Monday by the provincial education director, Deolinda Cossa. Out of the 40 students, 23 study at Casa do Gaiato Reception …

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Former Minister of Sports, Ka’oje Dies

Former Minister of Sports Dies, Bala Bawa Ka’oje, 60, has died. This was made known in a statement titled ‘Former Sports Minister Ka’oje dies at 60, buried in Abuja’ on Tuesday, by Nigeria Football Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire. He said the country’s sporting fraternity was thrown into grief with Ka’oje’s …

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Hon Prestige Ossy’s Family Debunks Rumour On Death

The member representing Aba North/Aba South of Abia in the House of Representatives, Hon Prestige Ossy, is not dead but undergoing treatment for a medical condition in Europe, his family and office have stated. There had been speculations that the Rep member, who has been out of the country since …

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COVID-19; No Test Required For Returning Students-FG

The Federal Government has asked schools to stop requesting for COVID-19 test results from returning students before they are admitted into school. In a short statement issued on Monday by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, warned school authorities to refrain from asking students …

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COVID-19; Increasing Number Of Mozambique Staff Test Positive

Mozambique health authorities have expressed concern over the increasing number of its staff infected with the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. It was gathered that more than 40 health workers tested positive for the virus over the weekend in the northern province of Nampula alone.  Local officials say their major concern is …

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Osun Police Arrest Three Robbers

The Osun state Police Command has disclosed the arrest of three suspected robbers who hijacked two articulated vehicles and robbed the occupants along Osu-Ile Ife expressway in the state. This was made known in a statement issued on Sunday in Osogbo by Commissioner of Police Olawale Olokode. On January 14, …

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Four Suspects Arrested, 200 Cows Recovered In Zamfara

Zamfara police command has disclosed the arrest of four suspects over the alleged killing of a Fulani herdsman. Commissioner of Police Abutu Yaro, at a press conference in Gusau on Sunday, revealed that the command also recovered 200 rustled cows. We recovered no fewer than 200 stolen cows, five AK …

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Internet Restored But Not Social Media In Uganda

The Internet has now been restored in Uganda, after five days of being shut down. Social media is however still blocked and only accessible through VPN. Recall that the internet was shut down on Wednesday night just hours to go before polling stations opened for Thursday’s general elections. This was …

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Plateau State University Lecturers Go On Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Plateau State University chapter, has embarked on an indefinite strike over the nonchalant attitude of the state government to address some problems confronting the Institution. The Chairman of ASUU in the institution, Dr. Bentse Pamson who made this known disclosed that the decision was …

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Gunmen Kidnap Bank Manager’s Husband

Unknown gunmen reportedly kidnapped one Mr. Ade Adegbite, husband to a manager of one of Nigeria’s first generation banks. The incident was said to have occurred on Thursday morning, at about 8am. It was gathered that the victim was abducted from their residence in Ekpan, Uvwie council area of Delta …

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