REPORTS: TWO DEAD IN PROTESTS AGAINST ETHIOPIAN NOBEL LAUREATE AND PRIME MINISTER At least two people have been killed and dozens injured in violent Ethiopian protests against Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, state media reported Thursday. Demonstrations erupted Wednesday after high-profile activist Jawar Mohammed, a member of the Oromo ethnic group […]
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XENOPHOBIA: GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT EARLY WARNING SIGNAL AFTER LATEST ATTACKS IN SOUTH AFRICA Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said Nigeria and South Africa will implement the “Early Warning Signal” mechanisms signed by the two countries to curb xenophobic attacks. A statement on Wednesday by the Head of Media Unit […]
PUTIN SAYS RUSSIA EXPORTS WEAPONS TO SEVERAL DOZEN AFRICAN COUNTRIES AS HE SHOWS OF SOLIDARITY AND STRENGTHRussian President Vladimir Putin hopes for wider military-technical cooperation with African countries. Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes for wider military-technical cooperation with African countries. The event, which coincided with the Russia-Africa Economic Forum being held at Sochi in Russia, […]
BORDER CLOSURE IN NIGERIA: HITS ON INDIA AND THAILAND The border closure in Nigeria which was aimed at curbing smuggling activities, especially of rice, has reportedly affected some rice-exporting countries like India and Thailand. According to a report by Business Day, the price of the commodity dipped by a joint 46 percent in one month in countries like […]
Naira Marley pleads for Buhari and Tinubu’s contact as his case drags – Controversial singer Naira Marley has pleaded for the contact of President Buhari and Tinubu following the adjournment of his case by the court – Marley who was charged with advance fee fraud appeared in court on October 22 and his case was […]
BAYELSA DECIDES: INEC DECLARES STATE AS “POLITICAL VOLATILE” AS THEY RELEASE NUMBER OF VOTERS The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has displayed voters register, ahead of the November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State. INEC, while disclosing this, said a total of 867,088 registered voters will cast their ballots during the governorship poll. The INEC […]
Air strike in Libyan capital Tripoli kills three siblings Three children, all sisters, were killed, and their mother and a fourth sister wounded in an air strike that hit a house near a military intelligence camp in Libya’s capital on Monday, a Reuters reporter and health officials said. The mother was in critical condition and […]
PRESIDENTIAL WEDDING: AISHA BUHARI QUENCHES FAKE NEWS RUMOR AS SHE ARRIVES FROM UK The wife of Nigerian president, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has denied there was any ill-blood and animosity between her and her husband, which allegedly forced her to stay away from the country for an unusually extended period. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT Nigerians […]
EFCC arrests close to 100 suspected yahoo yahoo in Osogbo, 17 exotic cars seized The Economic and financial crime commission has arrested 94 suspected internet fraudsters in Osun State. This was confirmed in a statement released by the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwajuren. READ ALSO: EFCC recovers four “Ghana must go” bag full of money in […]
EFCC recovers four “Ghana must go” bag full of money in INEC office The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) stormed the INEC office in Gusau, Zamfara State this morning and recovered four Ghana must go bag full of money. Four INEC officials at the INEC office were arrested and taken into custody. The money […]