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The Head of Nigeria National Office, West African Examination Council, WAEC, Mr Patrick Areghan has announced that the 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, will be conducted in May/June. Mr Areghan discussed going back to the previous duration of the conduct of WASSCE, on Monday while announcing 2021 results at the council national […]

A gunman has opened fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, killing one person and wounding at least three others. The gunman, who officials identified as a member of the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, was shot dead by Israeli security forces. Officials said one civilian shot by the gunman died of his wounds in hospital. Another was […]

Sudan’s ousted Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has been reinstated following last month’s coup when he was put under house arrest. He has appeared on TV to sign a new power-sharing agreement with coup leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan amid continuing mass protests. The civilian coalition that nominated  Hamdok as Prime Minister two years ago has […]

Fresh unrest has erupted in the Netherlands against new lockdown rules amid rising Covid-19 cases in Europe. People hurled fireworks at police and set fire to bicycles in The Hague, one night after protests in Rotterdam turned violent and police fired shots. The World Health Organization (WHO) said it was “very worried” about rising coronavirus […]

Nollywood actress, Joke Silva, has revealed that her husband, and Veteran actor, Olu Jacobs, is living with dementia. In an interview with Chude Jideonwo, Silva said her husband had been living in this state for some years.“He is dealing with issues and it has been going on for a couple of years. It is known […]

Nigerian producer, rapper and singer, Beats By Jayy has been announced dead on Sunday  at the age of 27 after a short battle with illness. Beats By Jayy who rose from being an underground Hip-Hop producer to the mainstream has been pronounced dead at 27 after a short battle with illness. Before his death, Beats […]

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Saturday faulted the decision of the United States of America to remove Nigeria from the religious intolerance countries. A statement by the President of CAN, Dr Samson Ayokunle, said the American government “did not contact us when they were listing Nigeria among the countries of ‘Particular Concern’ on religious […]

The Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment in Anambra State, Don Adinuba, has warned workers in the state that Mondays are no longer work-free days in Anambra. In a statement signed by the commissioner, he noted that the work-free days on Monday began with an order by the separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, […]

Former Governor of Sokoto state, Attahiru Bafarawa has announced his retirement from politics after 45 years. Bafarawa served as governor of Sokoto from 1999 to 2007. While speaking to the Punch, the ex-governor said he no longer has the will to be in active politics. He said “There was a time I was in politics, […]

Prime Minister of Cape Verde, Jose Silva, has pledged better cooperation and an increase in trade volumes between Nigeria and his country in the coming years. Silva said this in Abuja on Saturday at the official opening of the first-ever Cape Verdean Embassy in Nigeria. The Prime Minister said  that both countries stood to gain […]

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