Friday, August 23, 2019
Troops are currently battling Boko Haram terrorists in a determined bid to retake Damasak, a border town between Nigeria and Niger Republic. Highlights: The battle for the reclamation of the town is being waged by Nigerian troops and forces of neighbouring...
Nigeria's ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba to unravel the facts behind the shutdown of the National Assembly on Thursday, within 72 hours. Accusations and counter accusations over...
Voting will continue on Sunday in 300 out of the 150,000 polling stations in Nigeria. Highlight: The electoral body adjusted its election guideline on Saturday The adjustment provided for the accreditation of voters with the register and extension of voting Elections will hold...
  Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has reportedly landed back in her country after failing to hand herself over to the police in South Africa for allegedly assaulting a 20-year-old model at a Sandton, Johannesburg hotel. Zimbabwe government sources confirmed to...
South Africa is apparently peeved by the decision of Nigeria to recall its ambassador from Pretoria.   Highlights South Africa says the decision by a ‘sisterly’ country is ‘unfortunate and regrettable’ The Nigerian envoy was recalled on Saturday, weeks after anti-immigrant protests began The...
A Federal High Court in Benin City, the capital of Edo State in southern Nigeria, has again adjourned the Judgement in the case of money laundering involving Micheal Igbinedion, Patrick Eboigbodin and their four companies. Highlights: The Court has adjourned the...
As anti-Islam sentiments grow in the wake of the Paris terror attack that claimed at least 129 lives, and the downing of a Russian passenger jet in which 224 souls perished, American civil rights leader, the Reverend Jesse Jackson...
The Bauchi State Police Command says the bomb explosion that killed at least seven persons at First Bank premises in Azare Town, Bauchi State, on Friday morning is suspected to have been carried out by a female suicide bomber. Highlights: Female...
A woman in Sweden has given birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb, in a medical feat that is the first of its kind. The 36 year-old mother, who was born without a uterus, received a donated womb...
Spanish soccer giants Barcelona arrived in South Africa on Wednesday morning, just hours before their Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup match against Mamelodi Sundowns at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.   The recently crowned Spanish LaLiga Champions will take on the newly...