Emir Sanusi Flays Buhari’s Ministers For Abandoning Investors’ Forum In Washington

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, (THEWILL) – The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has expressed displeasure at the absence of Nigerian Ministers, Governors and Government officials at a meeting with investors in Washington D.C. Speaking to journalists on Saturday in Washington D.C at an investment program, Sanusi described as unacceptable, the attitude of the Ministers and

Roberta Flack Leaves Harlem Awards Show After Feeling Ill

Singer-songwriter Roberta Flack was under observation at a Manhattan hospital Saturday after suddenly feeling ill before her appearance at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. The 81-year-old Grammy award-winner was taken to Harlem Hospital in an ambulance Friday evening, TMZ reported . Flack apparently became very dizzy as she was about to receive a lifetime achievement award from

Barcelona Wallop Sevilla 5-0 To Win Copa Del Rey

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, (THEWILL) – Barcelona star players inspired the Catalans to what will surely be the first part of a domestic double this season as they thrashed Sevilla 5-0 on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey. Two goals from Luis Suarez and one each from Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta and Philippe Coutinho saw

UK Promises To Give Nigeria Counter-IED Kit Worth £1m

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, (THEWILL) – The United Kingdom has promised to provide counter-IED kit worth £1m to Nigeria in order to boost the fight against insurgency. This was revealed by UK’s Minister of Armed Forces, Mark Lancaster, when he met with Nigeria’s Defence Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali, in London on the sidelines of the just concluded

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 10 In Fresh Benue Attack

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, (THEWILL) – At least 10 residents were killed when suspected armed herdsmen invaded Saghev Ward in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. The assailants attacked the villages between Friday night and Saturday morning, maiming and killing residents while also setting houses on fire. The state government confirmed the attack and the

Buhari Departs London For Abuja

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has departed London for Abuja after attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting as part of his official visit to the United Kingdom. Buhari also met with Theresa May, the British Prime Minister as well as the CEO of Shell to discuss multi- billion dollars new

Insurgency: Nigerian Army To Launch Operation Last Hold

The Nigerian Army has announced plans to launch Operation Last Hold in the North East with effect from Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The Chief of Training and Operations of the Army, Major General David Ahmadu, made the announcement on Friday while addressing a news conference in Abuja. He explained that the launching was in a

North Korea Missile And Nuclear Test Halt Hailed

North Korea’s announcement that it is halting nuclear and missile tests has received a broad international welcome. Leader Kim Jong-un said further tests were not needed, as the North had demonstrated it had nuclear weapons. Donald Trump described the move as “good news” for the world, and South Korea said it was meaningful progress. The

Kaduna Electoral Commission Building On Fire

Fire on Saturday razed the two-storey building of Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM), few weeks before the Local Government Election in the state. The election in the 23 LGs and 255 wards has been scheduled for May 12. Eye witness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the huge fire was noticed around

Zimbabwe Parliament Summons Robert Mugabe Over Diamond Theft Claim

Zimbabwe’s parliament has summoned former President Robert Mugabe to give evidence about a claim he made about huge-scale diamond theft. Mr Mugabe accused foreign mining firms of “swindling” and “smuggling” in an interview on state-run TV in 2016. “The companies have virtually robbed us of our wealth,” he said, adding that the treasury had seen