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Tuesday, 21st August, 2018
 African News:
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - An Ex-registrar of the Lagos State University, Mr. Owolabi Amisu, died early on Tuesday morning while preparing for the Eid el-Kabir prayers, according to his eldest daughter, Joke. NAN...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Quitting smoking may cause you to gain weight and initially lead to a higher risk of diabetes, but it will reduce the chances of death from cardiovascular disease and other causes,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Some youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo Central senatorial district under the auspices of Esan Youth Movement have attacked the convoy of Governor Godwin Obaseki. The...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Presidency said President Muhammadu Buhari has demonstrated his fitness to run for a second term by trekking 800 metres from the Eid praying ground in Daura to his private residence. CEOAfrica...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Jones Abiri, a journalist and publisher of a local tabloid in Bayelsa State, the Weekly Source, on Tuesday returned to Yenagoa, the state capital, and relieved his ordeal in the hands...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari is set to inaugurate $ 250 million dollars new brewery, International Breweries PLC (IB Plc), sited at Flowergate Industrial Scheme, Sagamu-Abeokuta Expressway,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Four persons died on Monday, while nine sustained varying degrees of injuries in two separate motor accidents at various locations in Anambra State. Three passengers were said to...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, on Tuesday congratulated the Federal Government for averting a FIFA ban on Nigeria Football Federation. In a statement...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - More men have registered in the ongoing Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise. According to INEC update, of the over...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) -   The Lagos State police command has arrested a suspected cult member, Taiwo Akinola, for allegedly attempting to kill his mother, Alice Akinola, for money ritual. Operatives...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Police in Ekiti State have arrested a suspected mentally deranged man who killed the Onise of Odo Oro, Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin. The suspect stabbed the traditional ruler with knife...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for those responsible for Sunday’s killings in Malari village, Borno, to be brought to “swift justice”. Guterres,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Former tennis player, Gul Hamid, is now selling his trophies in order to survive. The 68-year-old who has been playing tennis for the last 50 years won three International Tennis...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said he is considering contesting the Anambra Central Senatorial seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, has urged Nigerians to eschew all forms of violence ahead of the 2019 general elections. Adebule made the call on Tuesday at the...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The United States Embassy in Abuja which was shut down a week ago will re-open on August 24, 2018, for full services for both visas and American Citizen Services. While regretting...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet on Tuesday, with President Hassan Rouhani insisting that Tehran’s military strength is only designed to deter enemies and create “lasting...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A Swedish fighter jet crashed after colliding with a flock of birds in southern Sweden on Tuesday, authorities said, adding the pilot ejected safely. “It was a bird collision...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A non-political pressure group, Imo Forum for Unity and Peace Initiative (IFUPI) has expressed concern over the resurgence of politically-motivated killings in Imo state. It is planning...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - HRH Muhammadu Sa';;ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, has urged youth to use their permanent voters';; cards not weapons to ensure the success of their parties and candidates...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday filed charges at an Ikeja High Court against another serving senator, Albert Bassey, for allegedly receiving 12 cars as...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The UN’s nuclear watchdog said it had not seen any indication that nuclear activities in North Korea have stopped despite its pledges to denuclearise. “The continuation...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Former Registrar of the Lagos State University, Owolabi Amisu, has died at the age of 69. Details later…...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A kaduna stae Chief Imam, Dr Muhammad Aliyu, during a sermon at Kofar Gayan Low-cost Eid Praying Ground, said Islam makes it compulsory for every Muslim to learn skills to become self-reliant. The...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A young girl who was kidnapped when she was 2 years old has been found four years later. Onyinyechi Okpala went missing on 30th November 2014, when she and her mother went for an...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Catholic Action-Nigeria, a Catholic group has indicated plans to examine aspirants vying for political positions in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. The group made this...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Emir of Zazzau, Dr Shehu Idris, on Tuesday called for a holistic fight against drug abuse among the youth to guarantee a brighter future for the society. Dr. Idris made the call...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Mohammed Chiroma shared the news on Facebook, praising the boy’s father Ahmed Shehu, a staff of the College of Agriculture Maiduguri. “Congratulations shekh Shafiq Ahmed...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - “Queen of Pop” Madonna led an impassioned tribute to “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin on Monday as the music world paid its R-E-S-P-E-C-Ts to the superstar at...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The United States of America (USA) has blamed the killings in the Middle Belt and northern Nigeria on what it identified as the reign of impunity. The American government also said...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A Colorado oil worker charged with murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters told investigators following his arrest that he killed his wife after she strangled the children,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, will be coming to Africa in October, but without her husband, President Donald Trump. Melania, who expressed excitements at her first...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A body has been found under the rubble of the four-storey building which collapsed in Jabi, Abuja on Friday bringing the casualty figure to three. The corpse of Sadiq Aliu was recovered...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The Nigerian community in the United States has put measures in place to establish a community bank. The proposed bank would serve the interests of the Nigerian community in that...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - A lawsuit filed in federal court accuses Google of invading people’s privacy by tracking the whereabouts of smartphones users despite “location history” settings being...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - There was panic in the Summit Road area of Asaba, Delta State, following the killing of two boys – Kingsley Nwani and Nwayo Nwani – by their elder brother Aniemeka Nwani. It...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - The All Progressives Congress has accused Senate president Saraki of always putting his personal interest above that of the nation. The accusation is contained in a statement signed...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - Some Nigerians on Monday criticised the Federal Government for announcing that it had completed an “abandoned terminal” at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja,...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he would never surrender to corruption. He said, fighting corruption was a task that must be done in order to protect...
Nigeria: (Aug 21, 2018) - In a bid to clear the misunderstanding and the public outcry over the demolition of some parts of Yinka Ayefele's Music House, the Oyo State Government held a Press Conference today,...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Mr Doyin Okupe has said it will take Nigeria 10 years to recover if Atiku Abubakar rules for a day. According to the...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has felicitated the Muslim Ummah in the country as they celebrate this year Eid al-Adha otherwise known as the Festival of Sacrifice. President...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the National Leader of the APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is only supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid because of his...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - A bloody clash between suspected thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party has claimed the lives of three persons in Bayelsa State. The incident...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Odo-Oro-Ekiti, a community in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti, was on Monday thrown into mourning as its traditional ruler, Oba Gbadebo Ogunsakin, was stabbed to death. Some...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - An ex-journalist with Radio Nigeria and Champion newspaper, Chief Chyna Iwuanyanwu has died in Abuja after a brief illness. Iwuanyanwu, who was the publisher of an Abuja celebrity...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The Daura Local Government Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Monday hailed the Katsina State Government for releasing the 2017 outstanding promotion...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The trial of Seidu Adeyemi the killer of Khadijat, the daughter of a former deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, at the Ondo State High Court could not proceed as the...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - The flag of Ghana at the High Commission in Abuja on Monday was flown at half-mast in commiseration of the death of former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. Kofi Annan died in hospital...
Nigeria: (Aug 20, 2018) - Contrary to beliefs, Staphylococcus aureus is not a sexually transmitted infection but vital for every woman’s private part, a medical doctor said on Monday. “A certain...