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Too Many Nigerians Are Leaving The Country – NIS

Nigerian Immigration Service has expressed their worry over the rate at which people are leaving the country The alarming rate at which Nigerians are fleeing the nation in quest of better opportunities overseas has been characterised as concerning by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS). Joachim Olumba, the head of NIS in Enugu State, remarked during a Thursday, November 3, awareness programme on the problem of migrant smuggling (SOM) for stakeholders “Indeed, this program couldn’t have been held at a more appropriate...

Teenager Commits Suicide After Being Asked To Shave Hair

16-year-old girl takes own life after being forced to shave her hair as punishment According to reports, a teacher urged a 16-year-old pupil at Langalanga Secondary School in Nakuru, Kenya, to shave her head before she committed herself. She apparently unbraided her hair on the last day of the second term in mid-September, for which she was supposedly instructed to shave it off. The adolescent known as Shamamcy Wanjiru committed suicide on September 28, 2022, at her Kaloleni, California, home. Her family member informed the journalists; “She told me when she got home on Tuesday that their class instructor had requested that she come with her parents.  When we arrived at school on Wednesday, the instructor informed us that she must shave her hair.  She became really enraged over it.” The family claims that before hanging herself, Wanjiru wrote the instructor a letter of apologies.

Hike In Price Of Cooking Gas Rose By 101% – NBS

Cooking gas price rose by 101%, according to National Bureau of Statistic According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the cost of cooking gas, also known as liquefied petroleum gas, rose by 101.17% in the previous year. According to the Bureau’s Price Watch for August 2022, Taraba State had the highest average cost to refill a cooking gas cylinder, while Katsina State had the lowest cost. The average retail price to refill a 5 kilogram cylinder of liquefied petroleum gas (cooking gas) climbed by 1.34% month over month from N4,397.68 to N4,456.56 in July 2022, according to the NBS. “On a year-on-year basis, this rose by 101.17% from N2,215.33 in August 2021. “On...