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Friday, 23rd February, 2018
 African News:
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja assured the people of Niger Delta that his administration would continue to support rapid development in the region by consolidating on...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Ghana’s minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has slammed the President Nana Akufo-Addo-led government for lack of commitment to fight corruption in the country. According...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Nigerian Army has appointed Colonel M.A Anka as the new commandant of the Nigerian Army school of Public Relations and information (NASPRI) Lagos. The announcement was made known...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Workers in Kogi state have called on the state governor, Yahaya Bello to pay their outstanding salaries, saying they are dying of hunger due to non-payment of salaries by his administration. Kogi...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has kicked against provisions of the “Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill”. This was as they noted that some...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria, CBCN held their first plenary meeting of the year at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Durumi, Abuja. The week-long meeting which...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. The meeting was...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The crisis rocking the Kaduna All Progressives Congress took a new dimension on Friday Governor Nasir el-Rufai sued the senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial zone, Shehu Sani,...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - South Africa’s top court on Friday reinstated a 24 year prison sentence for Henry Okah convicted of a series of terror attacks in Nigeria eight years ago. Okah was jailed in...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - One year after an armed robbery gang invaded a branch of Zenith Bank in Owerri, Imo State, killed two policemen and wounded another, the Police have arrested the last member of the...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said that state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the majority of the party members have...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The authorities of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Bayelsa State Command, on Friday denied shooting Perekurofa Odoyibo, a member of Ikarama Vigilance Group in Yenagoa...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday disclosed reason Nigerians must “directly” hold President Muhammadu Buhari responsible for the missing students of Government...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will cancel election conducted in any ward where there are instances of irregularities. This was disclosed by the INEC...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Malam Jafaru Sani, the state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, disclosed this at a press briefing on Thursday in Kaduna.  Sani said that the government would...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have begun beaming its searchlight on how the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Chief...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on journalists to be wary of persons offering solutions to Nigeria’s challenges after looting the country. The...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) -  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, says the All Progressives Congress will experience what he described as “defection tsunami”...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The All Progressives Congress has described corruption as the oxygen on which the opposition Peoples Democratic Party survives. This, the APC said, was the reason why the PDP was...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Mike Igini, has described elections conducted by State Independent Electoral Commissions as ‘rape of democracy’. Igini,...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Some aggrieved residents of Dapchi, headquarters of Busari local government area of Yobe state, attacked Ibrahim Gaidam, governor of the state, on Thursday. They not only booed the...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The father-of-three, who is married to makeup entrepreneur Tara Fela-Durotoye, declared his intention today, February 22. He explained that after researching the national parties in...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the latest report by Transparency International (TI) showing that corruption has worsened under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Bayelsa State Government has vowed to arrest and prosecute any parent who refuses to allow his child to acquire formal education. The decision came on the heels of the signing into...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls Group, BBOG, has criticized a statement credited to Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, that members of the Boko Haram sect were...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Oyo State, Mr. Emiola Wasiu Adebayo  has debunked the rumour making the round that a former governor of Oyo State, Sen. Rashidi...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Ambassador Chibuike Ukauwa has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his cabinet. According to him, the cabinet...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that cabals are frustrating the recently approved $198m maritime security contract. Amaechi vowed to publicly mention names of...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Immediate past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, have told the Senate it has no power...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - At least five teachers, including a vice principal, were allegedly injured when students of Zappa Secondary School, Asaba, Delta State, embarked on a spontaneous protest over the transfer...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed two deaths and one hospitalised following a confrontation between hoodlums and Prison officials in Sokoto metropolis. Police spokesperson...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Confusion reigned on Thursday as there was conflicting information from several government sources about the fate of students who were declared missing after a Boko Haram attack on...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - Chief John Oyegun, the national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), has been accused in new allegations leveled against him by Bola Tinubu, the party's leader. In...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The recent fracas in Kano State which led to the demolition of a building structure due to political disagreement has affected the peace moves of Tinubu. The crisis in Kaduna State...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - President Muhammadu Buhari has asked governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for more time to take a decision on the 2019 election. According to Rochas Okorocha,...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) -  For dumping him and kicking off a relationship with another man, one Philip Ononaku, was thursday arrested by the Oworonsoki Police Division, for drowning his former fiancée...
Nigeria: (Feb 23, 2018) - The United States on Thursday condemned "in the strongest possible terms" the terrorist attack against a school in northeastern Nigeria by gunmen late Monday. Militants,...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - —A NON-GOVERNMENTAL organization, International Corrections and Prisons Associations Africa, ICPA, has lamented the growing rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria, warning that...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - Latest report as President Muhammadu Buhari has been spotted having a chat and laughing hilariously with three former presidents of Nigeria. Ex-presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Yakubu...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on Thursday elected a new president to replace the Archbishop of Jos Catholic Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama. The newly elected Bishop,...
South Africa: (Feb 22, 2018) - A listeriosis outbreak, believed to be the world’s largest, has claimed 172 lives in South Africa, the Department of Health said on Thursday. As of February 20, the National...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, on Thursday elected a new president to replace the Archbishop of Jos Catholic Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama. The newly elected Bishop,...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - It was a case of unquantifiable joy when members of Olatoye Sugar Foundation, OSF free health care mission stormed communities in Oyo East, Oyo West, Atiba and Afijio local government...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy is set to honor the Vice Chancellor of Chrisland University, Abekokuta, Professor Chinedum Peace Babalola and The Director-General of the National Agency...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Northern Senators Forum (NSF) yesterday sacked Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa) as its chairman and replaced him with Senator Aliyu Wamakko (APC, Sokoto) The change of...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The people of Odo-Oba, Ola Mummy and Eyini in Orita Challenge all in Ibadan South Local Council Development Area, LCDA could not hide their joy as the caretaker chairman of Ibadan South...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) -  President Muhammadu Buhari and Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, shook hands This finally happened On Thursday, Fayose attended the council of state meeting with Buhari...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today opened its case against a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, who was charged with an alleged...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being responsible for Nigeria’s economic woes. The main opposition party also told the Minister...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - The newly constructed ultra modern Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Shendam Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau has been razed by fire. The camp was constructed by the...
Nigeria: (Feb 22, 2018) - Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former military President Ibrahim Babangida are not at the ongoing council of state meeting in the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday. Also...