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Over 2.6 Million People Require Food Assistance As Indian Government Donates Rice

Over 2.6 Million People Require Food Assistance As Indian Government Donates Rice

Malawi Vulnerability Assessment Committee (MVAC) report has projected that 2.6 million people as requiring humanitarian food assistance. Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Agnes Nkusa Nkhoma disclosed this Monday in Lilongwe during the official handover ceremony of 1,000 tonnes of rice from Indian Government. She said the food assistance would be required during the lean season from […]

U.S. Workers Plan Nationwide Strike To Protest Racial Injustice

U.S. Workers Plan Nationwide Strike To Protest Racial Injustice

Fast-food, nursing home, airport and other frontline workers across the United States are planning a mass strike on Monday to protest systemic racism and inadequate protections for Black people against coronavirus. The Strike for Black Lives is expected to draw tens of thousands of workers in over 25 U.S. cities, according to a coalition of […]

Venezuela And Sudan Begin Bilateral Cooperation Talks

Venezuela And Sudan Begin Bilateral Cooperation Talks

The Minister of Energy and Mining, Engineer Adil Ali Ibrahim, Monday received the Ambassador of Venezuela to Sudan, Deiby U.Colmenares, and discussed the bilateral cooperation between two countries in the energy and mining fields. Ibrahim expressed the hope of Sudan to benefit from expertise and abilities of Venezuela in the energy and mining fields, referring […]

Borno Women Demand Campaign Promises

Borno Women Demand Campaign Promises

Patrons of the Borno State chapter of the Nigerian League of Women Voters have charged the league to, as a matter of priority, fight for the fulfillment of all electioneering campaign promises by politicians to women and children in the state. They also charged the league to, in spite of the predicaments the persistent security […]

The Story Corner : Common And Sensitive Sense

The Story Corner :  Common And Sensitive Sense

I know what has been happening in the country in the past few days have been painful, annoying and has caused a lot of reactions but I think sometimes, Nigerians don’t know how to read and assimilate before getting on their keypads. Some of our celebrities spoke about the Xenophobic attacks by some South Africans […]

India Leaves Nearly 2 Million People Off Citizens’ List

India Leaves Nearly 2 Million People Off Citizens’ List

Nearly 2 million people have been left off a list of citizens released on Saturday in India’s northeastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long exercise to check illegal immigration from neighbouring Muslim-majority Bangladesh. Resentment against illegal immigrants has simmered for years in Assam, one of India’s poorest states, with residents blaming outsiders, many said […]

FBI, Nigerian Fraudsters and Other Stories

This is not the best of times to be identified as a Nigerian, especially if you are a Nigerian in diaspora. It is indeed the worst of times to be Nigerian because of the kind of daredevilry that our compatriots have demonstrated in recent times, in criminal pursuits of such scale, texture, volume, and depth, […]

Nigeria Has #MeToo Moment After Popular Pastor Is Accused Of Rape

Nigeria Has #MeToo Moment After Popular Pastor Is Accused Of Rape

Since Friday, women have come out with more allegations against pastors, but have also taken the movement beyond the church A rape accusation against a popular pastor in Nigeria has prompted a new #MeToo movement on social media with women sharing stories of sexual assault and calling for justice. Photographer Busola Dakolo, the wife of […]

Protesters Call Chief Jane Ansah To Step Down

Protesters Call Chief Jane Ansah To Step Down

Nearly 15,000 opposition supporters brought business to a standstill in the capital Lilongwe as they marched to the Capitol Hill, the seat of government offices. They wanted to present a petition, demanding the resignation of election commission chief Jane Ansah.  However, government representatives stayed in their offices. Human Rights Defenders Forum deputy chairperson Gift Trapence […]

Five People Injured As Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt Mall

Five People Injured As Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt Mall

Several persons were said to have been seriously injured during an explosion at a shopping mall in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, yesterday. The spokesman of Rivers State Police Command, Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident in a statement. He said the cause of the explosion, which occurred at the bakery area of the […]

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