Today's Headlines: Troops Storm Forests, Capture Fleeing Bandits, Reduce Cost Of Data -Buhari To MTN
Troops Storm Forests, Capture Fleeing Bandits Scores of armed bandits were yesterday butchered, and injured after security personnel with supports of ‘Yansakai’ Vigilantes raided their enclaves in forests and villages between Niger and Kebbi States. (Photo Credit: Platinum Post) It was learnt that some leaders of bandits were also arrested, in the Thursday evening ‘brutal’ operation in their enclaves at Uddu, Rijau, Sabon Gari Ushe, and Warari communities.
Africa is always a source of concern on global fronts because of its glaring underdevelopment and poverty levels. Most countries in Africa are under developed or developing at best. Most have experienced high levels of political instability and unrest, corruption, wars, and economic stagnation. All these factors are a threat to peace.
Recent statistics by The Spectator Index have caused mixed reactions on Twitter following a comparison of Nigeria and Germany's population rates for the past few decades. Image of The Spectator Index Twitter page | Germany flag | Nigerian flag. According to recent information disclosed by The Spectator Index, Nigeria almost tripled in population from 1980 to 2020.
A vast army of unemployed youth coupled with acute food inflation figures are factors that are consistent with wide spread poverty within any given political jurisdiction. This is the unfortunate situation where Nigeria has found itself, owing to the unsystematic alignment of both economic and fiscal policies by the current adminstration, through its elected economic team.
Germany is a Western European country with a landscape of forests, rivers, mountain ranges and North Sea beaches. It has over 2 millennia of history. Berlin, its capital, is home to art and nightlife scenes, the Brandenburg Gate and many sites relating to WWII.
According to the Global Terrorism Index, the number of deaths from terrorism in 2014 got trimmed by 15.5% to 13,612 in 2019. Despite the reduction, the impact of terrorism is still being felt till this day in many parts of the world. Nigeria and Afghanistan has recorded many attacks that has led to thousands of deaths due to terrorist activities irrespective of the said decline in 2019.
Nigeria has suffered a cycle of attacks since the start of the year. Banditry and kidnappings have become the sons and daughters of the soil. Following the recent kidnappings of dozens of schoolgirls and their teachers at the Federal Government Girls College in Kebbi State and four other Chinese workers who were also abducted in Ogun State, the Global Peace Index (GPI) ranked the African largest country 146th least peaceful countries this year.
The menace of the Fulani Herdsmen keeps occurring in the country every day. The last couple of days, they have continued to wreak havoc, destroy lives and properties across the country. During the last 48 hours, these herdsmen have killed over one hundred Nigerians in different locations across the country.
Photo and Story Credit: Soundcity Upload NPower Batch C is scheduled to be deployed soon and the verification process has started with the applicant's biometric fingerprint capturing. In the course of the capturing, many applicants captured the whole fingers instead of the thumb and index finger, thereby going against the instructions given by NASIMS.
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo left a mark on the world at Euro 2020 on Tuesday when he scored his tenth and eleventh goals in a record fifth competition appearance — making him the main men's scorer in the competition history. The Portugal commander surpassed France incredible Michel Platini with his goal against Hungary at the Puskas Stadium in Budapest when he scored an 85th minutes penalty in their 3-0 success over Hungary.
Peaceland College of Education, Enugu State, Nigeria, won the 2021 Commonwealth African Inter Tetiary Schools Debating Championship held at the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. The Commonwealth Global Inter-Tetiary Schools Debating Championship is organized under the Commonwealth platform, headed by Queen Elizabeth the 2nd.
Nigeria, a country in Africa's Middle West, has become one of the world's most dangerous terrorist hotspots in recent years. As a result, the northern area has issues in terms of life and property security, which has remained a serious issue to this day.
A lot of people travel to different countries of their choice, deciding on the best country to spend their vacation in that could be peaceful. Let's take a look at the five most peaceful countries in the world. 1. ICELAND In the current years, Iceland became a hotspot for tourists.
These are some of the latest news Headlines in Nigeria. Nigeria's rank on the Global Peace Index of 2021. Nigeria was ranked at 146 out if 163 independent states and territories by the Global Peace Index of 2021. The nation had moved up from a ranking of 147 last year, but still got ranked as the 8th least peaceful country in Africa after South Sudan, Somalia, Demicratic Republic of Congo and others... Source: The guardian. UNICEF on child kidnapping and abduction in the country. Kano chief of field of United
Following a World Bank report, the Peoples Democratic Party has blamed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), for the country's rising poverty rate. The PDP announced this on Wednesday in a statement headed, "Poverty: World Bank report exposes Buhari presidency, APC's lies- PDP," which was signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, the party's National Publicity Secretary.
African Megacity and Nigeria's economic hub, Lagos has been ranked the second least Liveable City In The World according to a report published by CNN recently. According to the report, which factored in the Global Liveability Index of over 140 cities around the globe, while considering the impact of the covid-19 pandemic and its handling of the crisis in the last 12 months.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeffery Perston Bezos, also known for short as Jeff Bezos is set to fly to space with his younger brother, Mark Bezos’. According to reports, the world richest man, will be using the rocket ship made by his space company, Blue Origin.
1. Boko Haram's Boko Haram is a militant Islamist group active in Nigeria's northeast. Boko Haram has been notorious for its ruthlessness; since the insurgency began in 2009, the group has killed tens of thousands of people, displaced 2.3 million people, and was once the world's deadliest terror group, according to the Global Terrorism Index.
Top 10 African Countries with the Best Quality Roads. Hello, welcome to another informative post and thanks for reading my article I appreciate. In today's Post, we shall be counting down the top 10 African countries with the best quality roads. One of the essential factors for economic growth is domestic and international transportation, thus, road infrastructure needs to be maintained and updated regularly. when it comes to ranking countries by their road networks, African countries lag way behind. This is
Plane Crash Report in Ondo Debunked By Airforce The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has debunked reports making round in the internet suggesting that there has been another plane crash in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The denial was found in a statement issued by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information NAF, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet.