Agency presents 2019 flood outlook

By Sheila Offiong Abuja – The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) on Tuesday presented its 2019 Annual Flood Outlook (AFO) in Abuja. The AFO was presented at a workshop for key stakeholders to share knowledge, […]


Reps direct FCT, FCDA to tackle menace of open manholes

By Abiemwense Moru Abuja – The House of Representatives on Tuesday, mandated the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), to conduct an immediate condition assessments of all manholes within the territory. […]


Census By Imagination, By Aniebo Nwamu

Nobody knows the actual population of Nigeria today.  Not even the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) which intermittently releases figures knows. The foreigners, it seems, conduct censuses from their air-conditioned offices in New York. In […]


8 injured in another Ibadan building collapse

By Suleiman Shehu Ibadan – A two-storey building under construction on Tuesday collapsed in Ibadan, injuring eight persons. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the building located on Eleyele road in Jericho area […]


Kenya’s inflation shoots up to 6.58% in April

Nairobi – Kenya’s inflation shot up in April to its highest level since September 2017 due to rising food, electricity and fuel prices, the statistics office said on Tuesday. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics […]

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Breaking: Senate Passes 2019 Budget

The Nigerian Senate has passed the 2019 Appropriation Bill, following the presentation of the bill by the Senate Committee on Appropriation. The chairman of the Committee, Danjuma Goje, announced an increase in the budget to […]