Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings To Rekindle Movement

  As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement’s latest updates. Grappling with a power outage, blocked internet access and heightened security, people from the Jabra district had few means to organise the meeting which drew dozens … Continue reading Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings To Rekindle Movement

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Regime Strikes Kill 4 Civilians In Syria

  Syrian government airstrikes on the rebel-held northwest killed four civilians, two of them children, on Saturday, a war monitor said, as a two-month flare-up showed no let-up. The Idlib region of some three million people is supposed to be protected by a September buffer zone deal, but the jihadist-run enclave has come under mounting … Continue reading Regime Strikes Kill 4 Civilians In Syria

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Bear Injures 80-Year-Old Woman As Slovenia Resumes Wildlife Cull

  A bear injured an 80-year-old woman on Saturday in central Slovenia, two days after the parliament adopted extraordinary measures to control the growing bear and wolf population. The attack took place early Saturday on the outskirts of Vrh, a village 20 kilometres (12 miles) south of the capital Ljubljana, civil protection authorities said, adding … Continue reading Bear Injures 80-Year-Old Woman As Slovenia Resumes Wildlife Cull

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Apapa Gridlock: Osinbajo Visits Area To Inspect Work Progress

  The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has visited Lagos to inspect the work progress on the Apapa area of the state.   Professor Osinbajo who is the head of the Presidential Task Force on the Apapa Gridlock is in the state to oversee the progress made to clear trucks around the axis. According to him, … Continue reading Apapa Gridlock: Osinbajo Visits Area To Inspect Work Progress

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UK Minister To Visit Iran For Crisis Talks

  A minister from Britain’s Foreign Office will travel to Iran on Sunday for talks with senior Iranian government officials amid escalating tensions in the Gulf region, the department said Saturday. Minister of State for the Middle East, Andrew Morrison will call for an “urgent de-escalation” of the crisis and raise British concerns “about Iran’s … Continue reading UK Minister To Visit Iran For Crisis Talks

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Seven Killed In Cambodia Building Collapse

  At least seven people died Saturday when an under-construction building owned by a Chinese company collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort, officials said, as rescuers scoured the giant rubble heap for survivors. The building went down before sunrise in the casino-resort town Sihanoukville in southwestern Cambodia, a rapidly developing tourist hotspot awash with Chinese … Continue reading Seven Killed In Cambodia Building Collapse

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Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers In Kogi

  The Kogi State Police Command has arrested and paraded 25 suspected criminal specialised in armed robbery, kidnapping and car snatching. Parading the suspects at the headquarters of the command, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Busari, said the arrest was made possible through proactive strategies rooted in intelligence-led policing and robust interaction with various … Continue reading Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers In Kogi

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Government Cannot Fund All Public Infrastructure – Osinbajo

  Encouraging Public Private Partnership and private capital investment, especially in commercially viable public infrastructure remains a major policy thrust of the Buhari administration, according to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo, who stated this at the commissioning of the Port Harcourt Dockyard Liquid Waste Treatment Plant in Rivers State, said a “a … Continue reading Government Cannot Fund All Public Infrastructure – Osinbajo

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BREAKING: Egypt Beat Zimbabwe 1-0 In AFCON Opener

    Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in Africa Cup of Nations opener. More details shortly.

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Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discussed Iranian ‘Threat’

  US President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Friday discussed the “threat” posed by Iran, the White House said, after Washington pulled back from launching strikes against Tehran. “The two leaders discussed Saudi Arabia’s critical role in ensuring stability in the Middle East and in the global oil market. … Continue reading Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discussed Iranian ‘Threat’

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