10 Abducted Turkish Nationals Regain Freedom

  Ten Turkish sailors who were kidnapped three weeks ago onboard a cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria in the troubled Niger Delta have been released. The victims, many of whom were clad in pyjamas, were handed over to a representative of their company on Friday in Yenago, the Bayelsa State capital. The 10 … Continue reading 10 Abducted Turkish Nationals Regain Freedom

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Floods: It’s Important Our People Comply With Early Warning – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to always heed early flood warning instructions by relevant government agencies in the country. He made the plea in a statement on Friday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu. “It is important that our people listen and immediately comply with … Continue reading Floods: It’s Important Our People Comply With Early Warning – Buhari

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Nearly 100 Candidates In Race To Become Tunisia President

  Nearly 100 people including the prime minister have thrown their hats into the ring to become Tunisia’s next president, with a last minute rush to meet Friday’s registration deadline. A total of 98 presidential hopefuls submitted their paperwork by the official 6:00 pm (1700 GMT) deadline, the country’s electoral commission told AFP. On Friday … Continue reading Nearly 100 Candidates In Race To Become Tunisia President

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Africa’s Biggest Reserve Under Threat From Chinese Oil Deal

  Environmental activists said Friday they have launched a petition to stop the break-up of Niger’s Termit and Tin Toumma national nature reserve, the biggest in Africa, to honour an oil deal with China. The government in Niamey announced in June it had decided to “redraw the boundaries” of the Saharan wildlife park, set up … Continue reading Africa’s Biggest Reserve Under Threat From Chinese Oil Deal

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Clashes Kill Six Civilians In Yemen’s Aden

  At least six civilians were killed and 12 others wounded Friday during clashes in Yemen’s second city Aden, a security source said, as violence flares between pro-government fighters and those seeking an independent south. The fighting erupted on Wednesday and has continued unabated between the two sides, who are in effect backers of the … Continue reading Clashes Kill Six Civilians In Yemen’s Aden

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Dozens Dead In Fresh Chad Ethnic Fighting

  At least 37 people have been killed in fresh fighting this week between farmers and herders from rival ethnic groups in Chad, President Idriss Deby said on Friday. The violence broke out over three days in the province of Ouaddai, a strategic area on the eastern border with Sudan, he said. “The intercommunal conflict … Continue reading Dozens Dead In Fresh Chad Ethnic Fighting

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Declare Security Emergency, Soyinka Tells Buhari

  Professor Wole Soyinka has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare security emergency across the nation.  The Nobel Laureate made this call yesterday in Akure while addressing newsmen at the Fagunwa Study Group 2nd International Conference with the theme: Wole Soyinka, D O Fagunwa and the Yoruba Artistic Heritage. READ ALSO: DHQ Constitutes Joint Panel … Continue reading Declare Security Emergency, Soyinka Tells Buhari

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Alleged $2m Money Laundering: EFCC To Arraign Atiku’s Lawyer Next Week

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), will arraign Mr Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie in court next week. Mr Osagie who is a legal advocate of Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, will be arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lagos on a three count charge against him. The charges border on alleged laundering of $2m … Continue reading Alleged $2m Money Laundering: EFCC To Arraign Atiku’s Lawyer Next Week

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Atiku’s Son-In-Law To Be Arraigned On Wednesday

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has filed a two counts charge of bordering on allegations of Money Laundering against Abdullahi Babalele who is a son in-law to former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. According to the charge signed on … Continue reading Atiku’s Son-In-Law To Be Arraigned On Wednesday

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BREAKING: Sowore Appeals Court Order Approving His Detention For 45 Days

    The convener of ‘RevolutionNow’ protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore, has filed an application to challenge the court order which granted the Department of State Services (DSS) the permission to detain him for 45 days. In a motion on notice filed on Friday, he asked the Federal High Court to set aside the ex parte … Continue reading BREAKING: Sowore Appeals Court Order Approving His Detention For 45 Days

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