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 […]

ASUU blames japa, IPPIS as lecturers shortage hits varsities

Universities in Nigeria are battling a severe shortage of staff as thousands of lecturers leave the tertiary institutions to seek greener pastures in foreign lands amid the high number of retirements at the varsities. The Academic Staff Union of Universities branches in separate interviews with reporters on Sunday confirmed this, adding that the shortage was […]

Underage IDP children beg for alms in Sokoto

Most parents in Sokoto metropolis have expressed concern over the continuous influx of underage children moving about the streets begging for alms for survival. The children who were seen roaming along the streets within the metropolis were mostly from the Internally Displaced Persons in the state. Recall that the rise in banditry and other forms […]

Bandits kill scores in Sokoto over refusal to pay levies

Ethiopian military pushes back militiamen in two major Amhara towns

Over fifty persons were reportedly killed in two local governments areas of Sokoto State after gruesome attacks by bandits on Saturday evening. The affected local governments area includes Gwadabawa and Tangaza local government areas of the state. Sokoto Police Command PPRO, ASP Ahmad Rufa’i, who later confirmed the attacks on Sunday, assured that the command […]