Nigerians remain stranded as petrol scarcity persist

Queues lengthened yesterday at petrol stations in some parts of Lagos State as motorists battled to fill their vehicle tanks. Many residents, especially pupils, their parents, workers, and traders were caught in the web with fewer commercial buses on the roads. Many bus stops were filled with hundreds of stranded passengers while roads hosting some […]

Fuel Scarcity: Lagos, Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Edo, others experience severe scarcity

The shortage of fuel yesterday spread to Lagos State. Motorists and others waited for hours in queues at the few filling stations dispensing the product. Other states that experienced acute scarcity are Oyo, Osun, Ondo, Edo, Anambra, Enugu, Abia, Benue, Plateau, Kaduna, Katsina, Niger and Jigawa. The scarcity first hit the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) […]

Rwanda retires 12 generals, Cameroon reshuffles officers in response to Niger coup

The Rwandan and Cameroonian governments have reshuffled their military in what is believed to be a reaction to the recent coups in Niger and Gabon. According to a Rwandan national newspaper, News Times, the Federal Government approved the retirement of 12 generals and several officers. The publication stated that the retirements were announced on Wednesday, […]

Coup: Niger closes airspace as it refuses to reinstate president

Niger closed its airspace on Sunday until further notice, citing the threat of military intervention from the West African regional bloc after coup leaders rejected a deadline to reinstate the country’s ousted president. Earlier, thousands of junta supporters flocked to a stadium in Niamey, the capital, cheering the decision not to cave in to external […]