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Dozens of Fulani herders killed in Nigeria explosion

The authorities in Nigeria say at least 27 Fulani herders were killed in an explosion near the border between the central states of Nasarawa and Benue on Tuesday. The police say they are investigating the cause of the explosion. The area...

Nigeria couple die from carbon monoxide poisoning

SOURCE: BBC NEWS A couple found dead on Tuesday in a house in Nigeria's northern state of Kano had been using a charcoal stove to keep warm and died from breathing in carbon monoxide, police said in a statement. When burnt...

Prez Buhari reaffirms Nigeria’s commitment to keep ECOWAS secure and politically stable

By: RACHEL QUARTEY The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed the commitment of his country to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) with the support of its partners to keep the sub-region peaceful,...

Nigeria-Morocco Gas Project on The Move

By: Napoleon Ato Kittoe It is called a project for peace, African economic integration and co-development. It also vibrates as a project for present and future generations. The Nigeria-Morocco Gas Project had a bilateral agreement on it in 2016 between...

ECOWAS hands over Ekok-Mfum Joint Border Post to Nigeria and Cameroon

The ECOWAS Commission has handed over the Ekok-Mfum Joint Border Post (JBP) to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Cameroon, following its successful completion with financial support from the African Development Bank. The handover was done by...

Nigeria: 18 candidates vying to succeed Buhari

SOURCE:AFRICAN EDITORS Campaigns for Presidential and National Assembly seats officially kicked off Wednesday, Sept 28, in Nigeria. In accordance with Section 94(1) of the Electoral Act 2022, campaign in public by all political parties “commences 150 days before polling day and ends...

Nigeria clears 18 candidates for presidency

SOURCE: BBC NEWS Nigeria’s electoral commission has cleared 18 candidates to contest the presidential election scheduled for February next year. In a list published on Tuesday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) noted that 18 parties had fielded presidential candidates and...

Ghana beat Nigeria 2-0 to take 1st leg advantage in CHAN qualifiers

Ghana’s Black Galaxies edged another step further towards their qualification bid for the African Nations Championships, CHAN 2023, with a two-nil win against the Super Eagles' B of Nigeria at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium. The Ghanaians defended their home...

Nigeria is an example of the role creative industry plays in society- Chief Moomen

By:  Konadu Benedicta Poet, playwright and Creative Entrepreneur, Chief Moomen says the creative industry in Nigeria has showcased how the creative industry is important in a society. According to him, Nigeria has a terrible image globally but has dominant forces in...

Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi to host World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off between Ghana and Nigeria

By William Billy Graham The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has granted a one-match approval for Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi to host the World Cup Qatar 2022 playoff match between Ghana and Nigeria. The approval comes after a CAF...

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Rent loans “lazy jerk approach to solving problems” – National Tenants Union of Ghana

By: Michael Ahinsah The Secretary-General for National Tenants Union of Ghana (NATUG), Mr. Frederick Opoku, has berated the government for...

Melcom rejects non-compliance claims over e-VAT

The country’s largest retail outlet, Melcom, has stated that it is fully compliant and cooperative with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Melcom said with the...

‘To condemn homosexuals is a sin, criminalizing people with their tendencies is an injustice – Pope Francis

Source: Catholic News Agency On his return flight from South Sudan on Sunday, Pope Francis said that God loves and accompanies people with same-sex attraction. When...

Police pick up 6 out of 16 wanted in NDC Congress skirmishes

The Police have arrested two more suspects wanted in connection with the violent disturbances that occurred during the NDC’s National Youth and Women’s Congress...

Gold-for-Oil: 11 OMCs fail to reduce prices on first consignment

SOURCE: GNA Some 11 out of 27 Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) that benefited from the Gold-for-Gold policy have failed to reduce prices of their commodities,...