US Kills 17 Suspected IS Jihadists In Libya Strike

    The US military command for Africa announced Friday it killed 17 suspected Islamic State group jihadists in southern Libya, in the third such strike in a week. “At this time, it is assessed the airstrike killed 17 terrorists” on Thursday, Africom said in a statement. It said its anti-IS campaign in Libya was … Continue reading US Kills 17 Suspected IS Jihadists In Libya Strike

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Mugabe To Be Buried Saturday At Rural Home, Says Family

    Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe will be buried Saturday afternoon, his nephew said Friday, after the remains were moved from his Harare house to his rural village ahead of the event. The country’s founding leader died in a Singapore hospital earlier this month, aged 95, almost two years after a military coup ended his … Continue reading Mugabe To Be Buried Saturday At Rural Home, Says Family

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INEC Clears 23 Parties For Kogi, 45 For Bayelsa Governorship Elections

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 23 political parties to contest the governorship election in Kogi State and 45 parties to contest the governorship election in Bayelsa State. In a communique on Friday, INEC said it had rejected 14 invalidly submitted nominations by political parties for the elections slated for November 16. … Continue reading INEC Clears 23 Parties For Kogi, 45 For Bayelsa Governorship Elections

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First Let Me Take A Selfie, El Salvador’s President Tells UN

  El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele, whose social media savvy helped win him power earlier this year, took a selfie before his maiden speech at the UN General Assembly, which he called “obsolete” and suggested scrapping. In a dark suit and no tie, his hair slicked back in his signature style, the 38-year-old thanked the … Continue reading First Let Me Take A Selfie, El Salvador’s President Tells UN

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UN Peacekeeping Helicopter Crashes In C.Africa, Three Dead

  Three people were killed and a fourth was injured when a combat helicopter used by United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic crashed on landing, the UN force said on Friday. “It is with immense sorrow that I have learned of the crash of a Senegalese combat helicopter as it was landing at … Continue reading UN Peacekeeping Helicopter Crashes In C.Africa, Three Dead

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India Planning ‘Bloodbath’ In Kashmir, Pakistan’s Khan Tells UN

  India is planning a “bloodbath” in Kashmir, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday. The Indian-controlled part of the disputed territory has been under lockdown since New Delhi scrapped its semi-autonomous status in early August, and Khan said armed forces there would turn on the population after the … Continue reading India Planning ‘Bloodbath’ In Kashmir, Pakistan’s Khan Tells UN

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UNGA: Buhari Departs New York For Abuja

    After participatinG in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), President Muhammadu Buhari has left New York for Abuja. President Buhari departed via the JFK Airport en-route to Nigeria The president departed at about  11am local time. After his successful participation in the 74th Session of the United Nations General … Continue reading UNGA: Buhari Departs New York For Abuja

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Senate President Wants Legislation For Budget Cycle

  President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has underscored the need to have a budget reform that will include a law on timeliness in budget passing. “We can reform our budget cycle if there is a law on timeliness for budget passing,” Lawan said late Thursday in Abuja. He spoke on “Reforming the Budget Cycle: … Continue reading Senate President Wants Legislation For Budget Cycle

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Sowore’s Lawyer Accuses DSS Of Blocking Release Order

One of the Counsels representing the detained Convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore, has alleged that the Department of State Service has repeatedly blocked a bailiff of the Federal High Court in Abuja from serving a fresh court order for his release.

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Neymar, Barcelona Lawyers Seek End To Contract Dispute

Lawyers for Brazilian footballer Neymar and Spanish champions Barcelona were meeting on Friday in a last-ditch effort to untangle a contract dispute and avert a multi-million-dollar court battle. Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, quit Barcelona in 2017 and joined Paris Saint-Germain in a stunning coup for the French club. The move angered the Spanish giants … Continue reading Neymar, Barcelona Lawyers Seek End To Contract Dispute

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