Category: Africa


Nigerian Air Force fighter jets The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) says it has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ hideout at Arrinna Ciki on the fringes of the Lake Chad in the Northern part of Borno Read more…

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The captives Afghanistan will release two senior Taliban commanders and a leader of the Haqqani militant group in exchange for an American and an Australian professor who were kidnapped in 2016, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday. The government’s Read more…

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The House of Representatives has ordered investigation into alleged arbitrariness in the management of the N-Power programme of the federal government. At plenary on Tuesday, Hon. Oluga Taiwo moved a motion of urgent national importance on the need to investigate Read more…

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A 26-year-old man, Abdulkadir Nasiru, has been beaten to death by the Police after his father took him to police station for questioning in Kano State. It was gathered that his father handed him over to the Madobi Police Station Read more…

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Constitutional lawyer, Chief Ozekhome, SAN Senior Advocate of Nigeria and constitutional lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has explained that the legal effect of the disqualification of the deputy governorship candidate of the APC in Bayelsa State under the Constitution and the Read more…

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An engineer working with Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, Anambra State, Emeka Chiaghana, has been abducted from his house by suspected kidnappers. It was gathered that the victim was abducted by two persons at his house in Nibo, Awka South Read more…

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Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales’ resignation. Lawmakers from Mr Morales’ party boycotted the session, meaning there was no quorum for the appointment. But Ms Áñez said she Read more…

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•INEC Chairman, Prof. Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday, said it was ready for the smooth conduct of next Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa States. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this at a stakeholders’ Read more…

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