West Africa

Liberia: New Senators Ready to Lead

Published Jan. 17, 2021, 1:11 p.m. by rssfeed

[New Republic] The five Senators recently certificated by the National Elections Commission (NEC) have officially taken seats at the Liberian Senate to lead their respective counties.

Nigeria: Cholera Responsible for Over 25 Deaths in Benue - Official

Published Jan. 17, 2021, 1:09 p.m. by rssfeed

[Premium Times] Officials as Benue residents to avoid using untreated water.

Gambia: Gam Housing CEO in Police Custody

Published Jan. 17, 2021, 9:14 a.m. by rssfeed

[Foroyaa] Lamin Mboge, the Chief Executive Officer of Gam Housing Real Estate Company has been arrested by the police this evening.

Nigeria: Fake Covid-19 Vaccines in Circulation, NAFDAC Warns

Published Jan. 15, 2021, 1:52 p.m. by rssfeed

[Vanguard] The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Friday alerted of circulation of fake vaccines in Nigeria even as it disclosed that It has not …

Nigeria: To Stem Tax Evasion, Experts Seek Tighter Transfer Pricing Regulation

Published Jan. 15, 2021, 1:45 p.m. by rssfeed

[This Day] Tax experts have advised the federal government to tighten regulations around transfer pricing in order to stem the loss of revenue through tax evasion by multinationals operating in …

Nigeria: Nigeria Records Worst Day in Covid-19 Management With 24 Deaths

Published Jan. 15, 2021, 8:35 a.m. by rssfeed

[Premium Times] In the past 27 days, there have been nearly 200 fatalities as a result of COVID-19 complications in Nigeria.

Nigeria: Govt Confirms January 18 School Resumption Date

Published Jan. 15, 2021, 6:47 a.m. by rssfeed

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government says all schools must comply with COVID-19 safety protocols.

Nigeria: Govt Confirms Plans to Sell Properties to Fund 2021 Budget

Published Jan. 15, 2021, 6:47 a.m. by rssfeed

[Premium Times] The finance minister confirmed the decision to sell some government properties in a document submitted to lawmakers.

Nigeria: One-Fifth of Yellow Fever Vaccine Very Effective - Study

Published Jan. 15, 2021, 4:26 a.m. by rssfeed

[Premium Times] According to the study, giving a person one-fifth of the vaccine dose is safe.

Nigeria: Nigeria Better Than We Met It in 2015 - Buhari

Published Jan. 15, 2021, 3:55 a.m. by rssfeed

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assessed his five-year-old administration with a submission that Nigeria now fared better than when he assumed office in May 2019.