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Benedicta Bassey is a media practitioner and Public Relations strategist with a track record of creating outstanding content that arouse reader's interest. With over a decade level of experience in the communication and digital space, highest standard of delivery is her focus to contribute to organisation growth and development.She writes for Rocketparrot News, covering politics, Education, Art and Metro. She is a graduate of Mass Communication, with special focus in Print journalism and Public relations. She can be reached @benedicta.b@rocketparrot.com

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Students trapped As Two-storey Building Collapses In Jos

A two-storey school building at Saint Academy, Jos, has collapsed, trapping scores of students taking their third-term examination on Friday. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who was at the scene of the accident, reports that the ground floor contains mainly Junior Secondary Sch...

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Again, Israeli Strikes Kill 32 in Gaza

Israeli strikes have killed another 32 people in the Gaza Strip, the health ministry in the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory said on Friday. Fighting raged on from the north to the south of the coastal territory as talks have continued towards reaching a truce and hostage-release deal. In a state...

7 hours ago

Sudan Asks Foreigners To Vacate Khartoum

Sudanese security authorities have ordered all foreigners to leave the capital Khartoum and the surrounding region. They (foreigners) have also be given a two-weeks ultimatum to vacate according to a statement from the section of the police dealing with foreigners. Foreigners should leave for thei...

7 hours ago

Just in: Tinubu Names National Arts Theatre After Wole Soyinka

President Bola Tinubu has named the National Arts Theatre in Lagos, after Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka. Tinubu announced this on Friday in a letter he wrote to celebrate the iconic figure in commemoration of his 90th birthday. Parts of the letter read: “I am pleased to join admirer...

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FIRS Tax Collection Increases By 56% to N3.94Tn in Q1 2024

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has reported a 56% increase in tax collection in the first quarter of the year, reaching N3.94 trillion compared to N2.52 trillion collected in the same period last year.  The Special Adviser to the FIRS Chairman, Femi Olarinde, credited the increase t...

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Adamawa, Oyo Drag FG to S'court Over FAAC Deductions

The governments of Adamawa and Ogun states have collectively dragged the federal government before the Supreme Court over alleged deductions from the Federation Account.  The states in their separate suits are seeking an interpretation of Section 162 (1), (2), and (3) of the Constitution regar...

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Kenyan Youths Demand Ruto’s Resignation

Young Kenyans on Friday dismissed President William Ruto’s decision to sack most of his cabinet members. They, therefore, called for the President's immediate resignation. Ruto has been scrambling to contain the fallout of deadly protests against proposed tax hikes after last month’s p...

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ASUU Grants N400,000 Scholarship to Ebonyi Students

The Academic Staff Union of Universities have granted N400,000 scholarship to two students of the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki. The two beneficiaries to get N200,000 each are final-year students of Medicine and Surgery at the EBSU. They are Ms Onwe Emmanuella C. and Chukwuemeka Ogar P. ...

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Samoa Agreement: Our Fears, Positions and Advice, By Catholic Bishops
By Benedicta Bassey July 12, 2024 0 0

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has described the recent Samoa agreement as &ldquo...


Davido Launches Social Media App, Chatter
By Ebiakuboere England July 12, 2024 0 0

Afrobeats singer, David Adeleke also known popularly as Davido has launched his own social media app...


Students trapped As Two-storey Building Collapses In Jos
By Benedicta Bassey July 12, 2024 0 0

A two-storey school building at Saint Academy, Jos, has collapsed, trapping scores of students takin...


Again, Israeli Strikes Kill 32 in Gaza
By Benedicta Bassey July 12, 2024 0 0

Israeli strikes have killed another 32 people in the Gaza Strip, the health ministry in the Hamas-ru...


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