A tweet claiming that Covid-19 vaccines were destroyed in Nigeria because of people power has been shown to be untrue. Vaccines were indeed trashed by the authorities, but this was due to low uptake as a result of vaccine hesitancy. We also take a look at a false claim that there are huge protests in Paris right now over pension reforms.
15 Jul 2021
The fragile peace existing at the Ladipo multi-billion naira auto parts market was threatened on Tuesday, July 13 as soldiers and traders clashed. The fracas left several people injured and vehicles destroyed.
18 Jun 2021
Last night, in Lagos, a tanker exploded along Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, destroying facilities, as well as vehicles, at the nearby OPIC Plaza. So far, five people have been confirmed dead by the National Emergency Management Agency.
14 May 2021
Criminal elements in Nigeria are destroying some of the newly laid rail tracks crisscrossing the country at the moment. The activities of the vandals may as well deny the people in the affected area, Warri-Itakpe axis the opportunity of enjoying affordable and traffic-jam free train services.
19 Apr 2021
Cape Town engulfed in smoke as wildfires destroy buildings
28 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
27 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
26 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
20 Nov 2020
Floods caused by a particularly intense rainy season have killed at least five people and left several missing in northwestern Colombia, according to authorities. A ravine near the city of Cucuta overflowed and has caused flooding destroying more than 200 nearby homes, mostly in poor neighborhoods.
16 Nov 2020
A state in Nigeria is destroying alcohol beverages while benefiting from proceeds from its sale. Kano, a state in northern Nigerian benefits from proceeds from the sale of alcohol through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), but destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million days ago.