Friday, July 1, 2022

News Agency of Nigeria

July 1, 2022

Multiple taxation, high production cost force closure of over 40 bakeries in Abuja

Mr Abdulraheem said it was becoming increasingly disturbing that bakeries in Abuja could no longer cope with the high cost of production.

July 1, 2022

Man City sign goalkeeper Stefan Ortega; Zack Steffen to leave

Ortega is Manchester City’s second window signing, following star striker Erling Haaland’s high-profile arrival from Borussia Dortmund.

Stefan Ortega
July 1, 2022

JUST IN: Court orders NIMC, others to release David Ukpo’s biodata to Ekweremadu

The request follows the arrest of the couple on June 23 in the UK over allegations that they conspired to illegally harvest the organ of the reportedly underaged David.

The Ekwerenmadus and David Ukpo
July 1, 2022

Afreximbank admits Algeria as 52nd member

Afreximbank member states rose from 38 in 2015 to 51 in 2021, with Algeria’s accession, the bank is only three states short of achieving full continental coverage.

Benedict Oramah and Afreximbank
July 1, 2022

New leader sworn in on Hong Kong’s 25th anniversary of British handover

Hong Kong’s new chief executive John Lee was sworn in on Friday, as part of celebrations marking 25 years since the territory’s return from Britain to China.

John Lee and Xi Jinping
July 1, 2022

Twelve African countries reported 1,782 monkeypox cases: Africa CDC

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday disclosed that 12 African countries have so far reported 1,782 cases of monkeypox.

July 1, 2022

Untreated malaria may cause mental problem, expert warns

According to the World Malaria Report by the WHO, there were 241 million malaria cases and 627,000 malaria deaths worldwide in 2020.

July 1, 2022

Qatar 2022 World Cup: FIFA to use semi-automatic offside technology

FIFA says it will use semi-automatic offside technology at the November to December World Cup to make video assistant decisions faster and more reliable.

Qatar World Cup
July 1, 2022

Czech Republic takes over EU Council presidency from France

The Czech Republic is taking over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, the second time it has done so since the country joined the EU in 2004.

Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala
July 1, 2022

MSF demands urgent humanitarian aid for malnourished Borno children

“Since May, MSF. has been witnessing an unprecedented influx of malnourished children to our nutrition centre in Maiduguri, suggesting an alarming nutritional crisis in Borno.”