13 killed in fresh attack by herdsmen in Plateau
13 people have been confirmed killed in a fresh attack launched by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Kwatas village in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau.
Confirming the attack, the state’s police command said five others were critically injured and are receiving treatment at the general hospital in Bokkos.
Four die of Lassa fever in Taraba
Taraba State government has confirmed the death of 4 persons in the recent Lassa fever outbreak.
The state’s commissioner of health, Dr Innocent Vakkai who confirmed this on Monday January 27 said the late residents of the state were among the 5 people who tested positive after 15 persons were subjected to a medical test for the disease.
Ivory Coast tests first person in Africa for Coronavirus
Health officials in Ivory Coast are investigating a suspected case of the deadly Coronavirus in a female student who recently arrived from China.
The country’s health ministry announced that the student who is yet to be named is the first person to be tested for the virus on the continent.
ASUU threatens to go on strike over withheld January salaries
The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened the association will embark on a Nationwide strike if the Federal government does not fail to rescind its decision to withhold the January salaries of lecturers yet to enroll in the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Shehu Sani granted 10m bail
Embattled former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has been granted a N10m bail by a federal high court in Abuja.
Shehu Sani was granted bail after being arraigned on two-count charge of bribery on Monday January 27, following his lawyer Abdul Ibrahim’s argument of need for him to take care of his family, businesses and prepare adequately for trial.