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“At Least One In Every Family Is At Risk Of

One in every four Nigerian is at risk of developing a mental health problem during their lifetime; meaning that 50 million Nigerians are at risk. This, according to a consensus of Speakers at a one day Online Training on Mental Health and Suicide Reportage for Media Practitioners in commemoration of the World Suicide Prevention Day […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: UK Hits About 3,000 In 24 Hours

The United Kingdom has registered almost 3,000 new Coronavirus cases over 24 hours, a level not seen since late May. The UK Health Ministry disclosed the figures on Sunday, September 6, 2020, adding that two more people had died after testing positive over the past 28 days, bringing the overall UK toll to 41,551, Europe’s […]

US Exceeds 6 Million COVID-19 Cases

The United States on Monday, August 31, 2020, passed six million coronavirus cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, adding one million new infections in less than a month. The country remains by far the most impacted in the world by the pandemic in absolute terms, with nearly a quarter of global […]

Ousted Mali President, Keita, Freed By Junta

Coup leaders in Mali have released ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita from detention, a spokesman for the junta Djibrilla Maiga said on Thursday. Reuters quoted him as saying: “He was freed this morning, (and) he has returned to his home.” He however didn’t offer more details. Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was detained during […]

COVID-19: Face Masks Compulsory In Paris As Cases Rise

Prime Minister of France, Jean Castex, on Thursday announced face masks will become compulsory throughout Paris. The Prime Minister who expressed concerns over the rise in coronavirus infections in the country said 19 more departments have been added to a map with “red” zones of active virus circulation, meaning 21 of France’s 94 departments are […]

Adesina Re-Elected AfDB President

Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank President for a second five-year term. Adesina was re-elected at the election which took place electronically on Thursday at the virtual annual general meeting of the bank. Adesina’s reappointment on Thursday  is coming after a series of  alleged corruption and poor […]

Court Cases: Buhari Proposes 15-Month Time Limit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday proposed that all civil cases in court should be conclude within 15 months and  that criminal cases from the high court to the Supreme Court should be concluded within a year. President Buhari disclosed this while he spoke at the 60th Annual General Conference (AGC) of the Nigerian Bar Association […]

Mali Suspended From International Francophone Organisation Amidst Coup

The Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) suspended Mali from its membership on Tuesday as part of efforts to mount pressure on the military junta that has seized power in country. The OIF also called for the liberation of the ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who stepped down from power last week after the military […]

Fani-Kayode Withdraws Word “Stupid” Used Against A Journalist, Fails To

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, in a statement disclosed that he has withdrawn the word “stupid” which he had used against a journalist. It would be recalled that Fani-Kayode had verbally attacked Eyo Charles, a Daily Trust journalist, who asked him a question during a press conference in Calabar, Cross River last week. […]

UNILAG Council Ratifies Ogunsola’s Appointment As Acting VC

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has ratified the appointment of Prof. Folasade Ogunsola as the institution’s Acting Vice Chancellor. Her appointment was ratified during a virtual meeting the Council on Tuesday.  The meeting was chaired by Dr. John Momoh, who was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday as interim Governing […]