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N2 billion retirement incentive, N180 million fumigation for Customs shock Senate
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N2 billion retirement incentive, N180 million fumigation for Customs shock Senate

The Senate on Wednesday expressed shock at the provision of ‘N2 billion incentive’ for Nigeria Custom Service retirees. The incentive...
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Gunmen Attack Private University In Kaduna, Kidnap Students
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Gunmen Attack Private University In Kaduna, Kidnap Students

Gunmen have attacked a private university in Kaduna State on Tuesday night, abducting an unspecified number of students.  The academic...
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Deby’s son named “president” of Chad as opposition decries coup d’état
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Deby’s son named “president” of Chad as opposition decries coup d’état

General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, 37, who on Tuesday was named transitional leader as head of a military council in...
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Biden says evidence ‘overwhelming’ in tense George Floyd trial
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Biden says evidence ‘overwhelming’ in tense George Floyd trial

President Joe Biden on Tuesday called for the "right" verdict in the racially charged trial of an ex-policeman accused of...
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Second dose of COVID-19 vaccines may not arrive – NPHCDA
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Second dose of COVID-19 vaccines may not arrive – NPHCDA

Executive Director of National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Dr Faisal Shuiabu has revealed the second dose of the...
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I Will Accept Governors’ Forum Decision On Autonomy Of Judiciary- Ganduje
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I Will Accept Governors’ Forum Decision On Autonomy Of Judiciary- Ganduje

KANO- Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state on Tuesday promised to accept and work with any decision reached by the...
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Tunisia’s Islamists escalate showdown with president
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Tunisia’s Islamists escalate showdown with president

Tensions have risen since Saied said Sunday that his powers included control of the internal security forces, amid a dispute...
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Ebube Agu not alternative to police, army, says Uzodinma
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Ebube Agu not alternative to police, army, says Uzodinma

The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has disclosed that the newly formed Ebube Agu security outfit for the South-East...
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30 Bandits, 10 Residents Killed As Police Repel Attacks On 5 Zamfara Villages
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30 Bandits, 10 Residents Killed As Police Repel Attacks On 5 Zamfara Villages

No fewer than 30 bandits and five people have been killed in an attack repelled by Zamfara State Police Command...
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Mali drops coup charges against ex-prime minister, radio host
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Mali drops coup charges against ex-prime minister, radio host

Mali's Supreme Court on Monday confirmed that the charges against several personalities, including a former prime minister and a star...
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40,000 displaced in north Mozambique after assault on Palma
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40,000 displaced in north Mozambique after assault on Palma

Some 40,000 displaced and urgently needing food, work suspended on a multi-billion-dollar gas investment, and scores of dead still being...
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Chadians react with shock to news of President Idriss Deby’s death
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Chadians react with shock to news of President Idriss Deby’s death

Residents of Chad's capital have reacted with incredulity to news of President Idriss Deby Itno's death. Itno, who ruled the...
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Chad’s president Idriss Deby dies of injuries in combat with rebels
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Chad’s president Idriss Deby dies of injuries in combat with rebels

Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno, who has been in power for 30 years, died on Tuesday from injuries sustained while...
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End the war on Africans: The truth about Eritrea and Ethiopia’s brutal regimes
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End the war on Africans: The truth about Eritrea and Ethiopia’s brutal regimes

What took place in San Francisco on March 26, 2021, when hundreds of Eritrean and Ethiopian pro-regime supporters took to...
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Buhari’s ‘unconstitutional, nepotistic’ appointment of Alkali as IGP- Ozekhome
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Buhari’s ‘unconstitutional, nepotistic’ appointment of Alkali as IGP- Ozekhome

Mike Ozekhome (SAN), a human rights lawyer, has slammed Usman Alkali Baba’s appointment as acting Inspector-General of Police, calling it...
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‘Extraordinary’: A 3000-year-old ‘lost golden city’ has been unearthed in Egypt
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‘Extraordinary’: A 3000-year-old ‘lost golden city’ has been unearthed in Egypt

A 3000-year-old "lost golden city" has been unearthed in the southern city of Luxor, a discovery that could be the...
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UN concerned about reports of alleged beheadings in Mozambique
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UN concerned about reports of alleged beheadings in Mozambique

The United Nations (UN) says it’s following with deep concern new reports of violations against civilians, including alleged beheadings and...
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Twelve headless bodies discovered in pit near Mozambique foreigners’ hotel
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Twelve headless bodies discovered in pit near Mozambique foreigners’ hotel

A mass grave containing the decapitated bodies of at least 12 people has been discovered near a hotel used by...
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Again, gunmen attack Imo police station, free inmates
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Again, gunmen attack Imo police station, free inmates

The attacks on police stations in Imo State continued on Thursday morning as gunmen stormed the Mbieri Divisional Police Headquarters...
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West Africa faces worsening food crisis: Experts

Nearly 20 million people face a food crisis in West Africa and the Sahel region as the vast area is...
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