Monday, March 18, 2019
The American government has attributed the difficulty the Nigerian military is facing in procuring arms from the US to combat terrorism in Nigeria's north east to some realities on ground in Nigeria that it had to consider. Highlights: • American...
South Africa's Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has expressed concern over United States President Donald Trump's decision to move the American embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. "South Africa is deeply concerned that unilateral action by the United...
The Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday declared interest in contesting in the Presidential election of 2015 and sought the support of Nigerians for a second term in office on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Highlights: President Jonathan...
There was heavy security presence at the Kirikiri medium prisons in Lagos in south-west Nigeria on Saturday after inmates held a riot which was widely reported as an attempt to escape.   Highlights:    The inmates, who rioted on Friday night, attempted to...

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Buhari seeks National Assembly’s approval to borrow $30bn Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has asked the National Assembly to approve his administration’s external borrowing plan of 29.96 billion dollars for the execution of key programmes and infrastructural projects across the country....
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Nigeria has arrested a suspected fraudster, Obiechina Chikeluba, for allegedly swindling Kieran Oakes, a UK citizen, the sum of £54,000 (about 20 million Naira) in love scam. Highlights: Obiechina is 21 years old...
The Nigerian military has reclaimed Mafa in Borno State, adding it to the over 30 communities that have been reclaimed from the Boko Haram terrorist group. Highlights: Troops took over the town on  Thursday after clearing terrorists from the town The taking...
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has welcomed the offer of support for the war against terrorism from the country’s neighbours. Highlights: The president was speaking to a Gabonese envoy at the State House President Jonathan reiterated his view that terrorist attacks on...
Several marches and even a picnic have been planned in a nationwide anti-Jacob Zuma revolt following recent reshuffles in South Africa’s finance ministry. Highlights President Zuma sparked outrage when he replaced Finance Minister David van Rooyen just four days after his...
Against all odds, polls, and projections, Donald Trump claimed victory in the presidential election Tuesday, delivering a speech at the Hilton Hotel in New York City on Tuesday to a cheering crowd of supporters. It was an unexpected outcome for...