Ebola Outbreak In DR Congo Death Toll Rises On Eve Of UN Chief’s Visit

The latest Ebola outbreak in DR Congo showed no signs of easing Friday on the eve of the UN chief’s visit to the country, with the death toll from the highly contagious virus crossing  2,000 and a new fatality in neighboring Uganda.The new casualty in Uganda was a nine-year-old girl from the Democratic Republic of Congo, renewing fears that the virus might cross the porous […]

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Federal Govt Receives Calibration Aircraft For Safer Airspace In Nigeria

The Federal Government has taken delivery of a calibration aircraft value $8.5m that will serve in the calibration of navigational aids across Nigerian airports.The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who disclosed on his twitter handle, says the aircraft would help make Nigeria’s airspace safer.The minister said, ‘he had just received new calibration aircraft for the country. And the make is king air 350i. Cost $8.5m.The […]

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Foreign Owned Businesses Attacked By South Africans’ Angry Mob

Nigerians resident in South Africa have been advised to avoid the Pretoria Central Business (CBD) until the Police authorities certify the area safe for foreign nationals.The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) gave the warning in the wake of xenophobic attacks early yesterday following the looting of a stop belonging to a Nigerian in the business district.NUSA’s warning came on a day South Africa President […]

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Federal Govt Seeks Stay Of Execution On $9.6bn Contract Judgement Against Nigeria

The Nigeria Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed says the Federal Government is seeking a stay of execution on the award of $9.6 billion by a British Court, against Nigeria to Irish company, Process and Industrial Development (P and ID), for the construction of a gas processing plant in Cross River State.At a press briefing on Tuesday, the minister gave the assurance that Nigeria isn’t going to […]

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President Bolsonaro Rejects $20m Aid To Fight Amazon Wildfire

Brazil President, Jair Bolsonaro on Monday had rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, in a message by a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of “his home and his colonies.” “We appreciate the offer, but maybe those resources are more relevant to reforest Europe,” Onyx Lorenzoni, chief of staff to President Jair Bolsonaro, told the G1 […]

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