Trump Hails End Of IS ‘Caliphate,’ Vows To Remain ‘Vigilant’

  President Donald Trump hailed the end of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” Saturday, vowing that the United States would remain “vigilant” against the diehard jihadists. Fighters of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces’ victory over the remote riverside village of Baghouz where IS made its last stand capped a deadly six-month operation against the final … Continue reading Trump Hails End Of IS ‘Caliphate,’ Vows To Remain ‘Vigilant’

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IGP Orders Speedy Investigation Into Death Of NSCDC Officer

  The acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Ogar Jumbo. Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), was said to have died after he was allegedly assaulted by police officers in Abuja. In a … Continue reading IGP Orders Speedy Investigation Into Death Of NSCDC Officer

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U-19 Cricket: Nigeria Win First World Cup Ticket

  Nigeria has secured a dramatic, first ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020, after beating Sierra Leone by two wickets, on the final day of the Africa qualifying tournament in Namibia. Set 139 to win, Nigeria endured a nervy chase, slipping to 87 for six at one point, before man of … Continue reading U-19 Cricket: Nigeria Win First World Cup Ticket

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Mourinho Eyes Third Champions League Trophy In 2020

  Jose Mourinho is gunning for a return to top level management and a third Champions League title, the former Real Madrid and Manchester United manager revealed on Friday in an interview with AFP. Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by United in December and said he would like to be appointed … Continue reading Mourinho Eyes Third Champions League Trophy In 2020

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Plateau Residents Commend Peace Polls In Supplementary Election

  Plateau residents have commended the supplementary election which was conducted in the state, describing it as peaceful without reports of violence or ballot snatching. Heavy security presence was said to be recorded at various polling units in the north-central region of Nigeria. The election was held in nine Local Government Areas – Barkin Ladi, … Continue reading Plateau Residents Commend Peace Polls In Supplementary Election

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APC Wins Lagos Assembly Rerun Election

  Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mojeed Fatai, won the rerun election for Ibeju-Lekki Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly. Fatai was declared the winner of the poll on Saturday by Professor Rasheed Ojikutu, the returning officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the exercise. LIVE: Supplementary Elections Hold In 17 … Continue reading APC Wins Lagos Assembly Rerun Election

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Kano Supplementary Election: Suspected Hoodlums Disrupt Electoral Process In Gama

 Suspected hoodlums disrupted electoral process in Gama town, during the supplementary election in Kano State. The hoodlum on Saturday reportedly invaded at least six polling units in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state. An eyewitness who sent this video to Channels Television said the area is a target to the suspected hoodlums because … Continue reading Kano Supplementary Election: Suspected Hoodlums Disrupt Electoral Process In Gama

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Supplementary Polls: PDP Condemns Reported Attack On Kano Members

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the reported attacks on its agents and members during the supplementary elections in Kano State. The party made the allegation in a statement on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. It said the attacks were carried out by suspected political thugs allegedly with the help … Continue reading Supplementary Polls: PDP Condemns Reported Attack On Kano Members

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Alleged Sexual Abuse: Pope Accepts Chile Cardinal Ezzati’s Resignation

  Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Chilean Cardinal Riccardo Ezzati, who had agreed to step down along with his country’s bishops over sexual abuse cases and their cover-up, the Vatican said Saturday. Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the seventh senior Chilean church official to resign over a scandal which the pope insists must … Continue reading Alleged Sexual Abuse: Pope Accepts Chile Cardinal Ezzati’s Resignation

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Deputy Minister, Others Killed In Somalia Terrorist Attack

  Five people were killed including a deputy minister on Saturday after Al-Shabaab militants stormed government buildings in Somalia’s capital, a witness and a senator told AFP. “I saw the dead bodies of four people, one of them in police uniform,” said witness Abdulahi Mohamed. Senator Ilyas Ali Hassan named the deceased minister as Saqar … Continue reading Deputy Minister, Others Killed In Somalia Terrorist Attack

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