Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Rwanda receives 130 African asylum seekers from Libya

Rwanda has received 130 more asylum seekers who were stranded in Libya. They will stay in Rwanda until they are resettled in other countries – mainly in Europe and North America. The asylum seekers, mainly from Somalia, Sudan, and Eritrea, also...

38 million Nigerians get national identification numbers

The National Identity Management Commission on Monday said 38 million Nigerians have so far enrolled for the National Identification Number. The Director-General of the NIMC, Aliyu Aziz, disclosed this at a Pre-Bid Conference for Prospective Data Collection Service Providers on...

5m lifted out of poverty, says Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja said that the social investment programme of his administration has succeeded in lifting over five million Nigerians out of extreme poverty. The President also said that the administration within the period has created...

World population hits 7.7bn as men outnumber women in Nigeria

The United Nations Population Division on Monday says the population of the world has hit an estimated  7,713,468,000. According to the World Population Prospect released by UN,  the medium-variant projection indicates that the global population could grow to around...

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Air Peace begins direct flights to Banjul, increases Accra service

A Nigerian carrier, Air Peace says it will begin non-stop flights from Lagos to Banjul, The Gambia, from Jan. 7. The airline made the announcement in...