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Omoyele Sowore, an activist, says the federal government has deactivated all his means of identification. The documents allegedly deactivated include his national identity number (NIN), permanent voter card, passport and driver’s licence. The activist confirmed this to TheCable on Wednesday. In a statement on Wednesday, Femi Adeyeye, spokesperson of the African Action Continue Reading
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Dele Momodu, journalist and publisher of Ovation Magazine, has joined the 2023 presidential race, promising to fix the country.  Momodu declared his interest on Thursday when he met with Ayorchia Ayu, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the party headquarters in Abuja. The former presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP) in […]Continue Reading
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Leah Sharibu, a Christian girl remains in Boko Haram captivity since 2018 because of her refusal to convert to Islam. Years after, attention to her plight and others in the same situation is waning.  Temitope Bademosi examines the issues surrounding Leah’s continued captivity and the alleged persecution of Christians in Nigeria. The scorching sun hit […]Continue Reading
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The Senior Advisor on communications to the president of African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwunmi Adesina, Victor Oladokun, has described as “untrue, mischievous and fraudulent” the claims that Adesina has endorsed Bola Tinubu for president. According to Veracity.com report, Victor Oladokun, while refuting the endorsement, said “For the avoidance of doubt, no such Continue Reading
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The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, will continue in her role for another five years, the UN chief formally announced on Monday, praising her effective leadership so far in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and protecting the Paris Agreement for climate action. In a statement confirming the reappointment, the Spokesperson’s Office said that Continue Reading
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BY MARCELLO ESTEVÃO In 2016, the discovery of two large, previously unreported loans sparked an economic crisis in Mozambique. Donor support to the country froze. The government was forced to make deep cuts in public spending. More recently, when Chad and Zambia asked to restructure their debt under the G-20’s Common Framework for Debt Treatments, […]Continue Reading
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The federal government says non-resident companies (NRC) are mandated to remit 6% of turnover from digital services provided to Nigerian customers. An NRC is a company not registered or incorporated in Nigeria but makes profits or income from Nigeria. They include Amazon, AliExpress, Twitter, Zoom Inc. and others. Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national […]Continue Reading
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Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of federation, says the comment of the south-west governors on the recent activities at Magodo estate phase two is “unjustifiable”. On Wednesday, the south-west governors condemned the alleged role played by Malami in the deployment of police officers to Magodo estate in a bid to enforce a supreme court verdict. “We condemn, in very clear Continue Reading