Category archives for: National

Global Technology Outage Grounds  Airlines, Banks, Healthcare, Public Transit

LAGOS JULY 19TH (NEWSRNAGERS)-A major technology outage grounded flights, hampered public transit systems and disrupted operations at banks and hospitals around the globe Friday in an incident a cybersecurity firm blamed on a faulty system update. CrowdStrike, a U.S. firm that advertises being used by over half of Fortune 500 companies, said one of its […]

PDP Govs Accuse Tinubu Govt Of Mismanaging  Nigeria’s Economy

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRNAGERS)-Governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has again lashed out at the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government over its management of the country’s economy. The governors, who made the observation in a statement they issued after their meeting in Enugu, said they identified with the Nigerian masses […]

UAE Debunks Report Of  $10k Bank Balance, N640k Fee For Nigerian Visa Applicants

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRNAGERS)-The United Arab Emirates has denied approving $10k bank balance, and N640k fee requirements for Nigerians applying for visas into the country, reports The Cable. The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, announced on Monday, that the UAE authorities agreed to vacate travel restrictions imposed on Nigerians. Idris further revealed […]

Mid Night Fire Kills Commissioner’s Daughter, Two Other Relatives In Kano

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Kano State Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr. Yusuf Kofar-Mata, on Wednesday, lost three of his family members to an early morning fire outbreak that gutted his residence at Kofar-Mata quarters in Kano metropolis. The incident occurred early Wednesday while members of the family were said to be asleep. However, the commissioner […]

Borno Govt Dismisses Report Of Arrest  Of Zulum’s Son In India Over Alleged Murder

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRNAGERS)-The Borno State government has dismissed reports that Umara, one of the sons of Governor Babagana Zulum, was arrested for the alleged murder of an Indian. According to social media reports, Umara, a student at a university in New Delhi, reportedly smashed a bottle of alcoholic drink on a Chinese national who […]

Hunger: AREWA Youths Urge Tinubu To Act Now To Avoid Uncontrolled Protests

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Yerima Shettima, the head of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), said, “The economic situation is bad, with Nigerians struggling to live as prices keep rising. Many people have lost their jobs, businesses are closing, and Nigerians have less money to spend.” As reported by the Daily Post, Comrade Danjuma Paul, the […]

Sanwo-Olu Gifts Outgoing Lagos NYSC members N100k Each, Makes Other Pledges

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, announced a gift of N100,000 for each corps member departing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in the state and a sum of N100 million for the NYSC support staff. He made the pledge while delivering his address as the special guest of […]

Kenya Anti-Govt Protesters Return To The Streets, Demand Resignation Of President

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Anti-government protesters in Kenya have returned to the streets stepping up demands for President William Ruto to resign, despite his recent concessions. One man has been shot dead during a confrontation between protesters and security forces on the outskirts of the capital, a BBC reporter on the ground says. In central Nairobi, […]

Why  17-Years-Old Activist’s Son Kills His Father – Police

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Edo State Police Command on Wednesday said Arthur Angel Jr., the 17-year-old son of the 70-year-old deceased human rights activist, Arthur Judah Angel, killed his father with a sledgehammer over monetary demand at Ugboha, in Esan South East Local Government Area of the state. The anti-death penalty advocate, Angel, was killed […]

US President Biden Tests Positive For Covid, White House Confirms

LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRNAGERS)-Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19 and is suffering mild symptoms, the White House has said. Karine Jean-Pierre, his press secretary, said the US president is vaccinated and boosted. He has tested positive for Covid twice before. Mr Biden, 81, was seen earlier on Wednesday visiting supporters in Las Vegas and […]

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