Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe’s new president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, took an oath as Zimbabwe’s President in a ceremony at a filled stadium in the capital, Harare. The oath-taking came after the departure of Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power. The former vice-president’s termination earlier this month caused the ruling Zanu-PF party and the army to intercede and compel Mr. Mugabe to […]

Not less than 155 killed in Sinai

Militants have detonated a bomb and fired gunshots on a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai province, leaving 155 people dead, a state media reported. According to witnesses, the al-Rawda mosque in the town of Bir al-Abed, near al-Arish, was attacked during the Friday prayers. The local policemen stated that men in four vehicles fired gunshots […]

Mubi suicide attack shows rebels not Muslims

The Muslim Congress (TMC), has pleaded to the Federal Government and security agents involved in the fight against terrorism not to associate religious matters to the fight against terrorism but fight it holistically. TMC while encouraging all the stakeholders to increase attempts in finishing terrorism in the country, criticized the suicide attack that caused the […]

Police saves 13-year-old housemaid detained for weeks in Lagos

Yesterday, 13-year-old Nkechi Oseh, was saved by men of the Lagos State Police Command from her boss’ home where she was detained for weeks. AG CP Imohimi Edgal, the State Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, headed his team yesterday to save her at No. 3 Adeniran Ajao Estate Anthony. The rescue came after an information […]

Rwanda provides asylum to enslaved migrants

Rwanda has provided to give asylum to around 30,000 African migrants stuck in Libya who were enslaved. This followed after a video released by CNN last week showing men being sold as farm workers. “Given our own history.. we cannot remain silent when human beings are being mistreated and auctioned off like cattle,” stated the […]

Italy makes an apology to Nigerian government for immediately burying 26 girls

The Italian Embassy in Nigeria has said sorry to the Federal Government for burying the 26 girls who died in the Mediterranean Sea. This was affirmed by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs. “The Italian Embassy has apologized for the mix up for dates in the burial of the victims […]

Nigerian govt’s school feeding programme active in 19 states – Osinbajo

The Vice-President, in his speech at the launch of the 2017 global nutrition report held at the State House, Abuja, said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, more than any before it, had demonstrated its seriousness about catering to the needs of the most vulnerable of the population. “That policy, if fully implemented, will ensure significant improvements in […]

President Buhari assigns council to audit retrieved funds

On Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari launched a council with three members to audit all assets retrieved by government agencies. They were appointed by Buhari in the office of the wife of the president at the Presidential Villa, Abuja during FEC meeting. Members of the council are Olufemi Lijadu, Chinyere Bibiogha and Mohammad Nami. President Buhari […]

Mnangagwa to take an oath as president on Friday

The oath-taking ceremony of Zimbabwe’s former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as president is set to happen this Friday. The former vice president, who left the country after he was dismissed from both party and government, will take over Robert Mugabe’s position who stepped down this Tuesday. ZBC stated that Mnangagwa will arrive in the country […]

Cameroonians rally against selling of migrants as slaves

On Monday, some young Cameroonians protested in front of the Libyan embassy in Yaounde condemning the selling of migrants in Libya. The protests came after the Cable News Network, CNN report showing migrants being put up for sale as slaves to farm fields in Libya. Bearing various posters, the young protesters requested that the Libyan […]