CEDEAO Considers Using Force to Restore Constitutional Order in Niger+30

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), also known as CEDEAO, has announced that it is considering all options, including the use of force, to restore constitutional order in Niger following the coup d'état on July 26th. The regional bloc has ordered the activation of its reserve force and pledged to impose sanctions and travel bans on those obstructing the return to power of democratically elected President Mohamed Bazoum.

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NLC and TUC Protest in Kebbi State Capital+30

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) held a symbolic protest in Kebbi State capital, Birnin Kebbi, against the removal of fuel subsidies. The protesters demanded palliatives, improved welfare for workers, and a pay rise. The deputy governor assured them that their demands would be met, as soon as the state receives palliatives from the federal government.

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NCAA Warns Airlines Against Tampering with Cockpit Voice Recorder+30

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a warning to domestic airlines, urging them to stop tampering with the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) of their aircraft. The authority deems this practice as unprofessional and a hindrance to investigations conducted by the Nigeria Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB). Failure to comply within 30 days may result in sanctions.

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Former Minister Labaran Maku's Residence Attacked by Suspected Bandits in Nasarawa State+30

Former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku's residence was attacked by suspected bandits in Nasarawa State. Three security guards were fatally injured in the attack. Governor Abdullahi Sule has condemned the incident and directed security agencies to bring the criminals to book.

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