Thursday, April 18, 2019
More than 100,000 displaced Afghans, returnees in desperate plight – UN

Nigerians should make themselves happy — UN

The UN Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos on Wednesday enjoined Nigerians to imbibe the culture of always making themselves and others around them happy, no matter the...
Algeria’s 82yr old President defies pressure to step down immediately

Algeria’s 82yr old President defies pressure to step down immediately

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday again defied mass protests calling for his immediate resignation, insisting on a plan to elect a successor only...

Crashed Ethiopian airline may gulp $60m insurance claims

Losses from Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft operated by Ethiopian Airlines have been speculated to be between 50 million dollars and 60 million dollars,...

Ethiopian Airlines says data, voice recorders on crashed aircraft recovered

Ethiopian Airlines on Monday said that the data and voice recorders on the crashed aircraft that killed all 157 aboard on Sunday have been...
Senegal president wins re-election with 58% vote

Senegal president wins re-election with 58% vote

Senegal President, Macky Sall, won re-election with 58 per cent of votes cast in last Sunday’s poll, the electoral commission said Thursday. The majority win...
Once upon a time in Gambia By Reuben Abati

U.S. bars ex-Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, family

The United States has barred former President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia and his immediate family from the country. U.S. Department of State, in a...
It’ll will be ‘immoral, suicidal’ to fail to agree on climate change action — UN

UN chief urges strengthened peacekeeping in Africa

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation and commitment to peacekeeping in Africa, the region, which hosts half...
President Akufo-Addo of Ghana fires electoral commission head, 2 deputies

Feel free to operate in Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo assures Nigerians

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has assured Nigerians in his country of freedom to operate their businesses without harassment. Akufo-Addo said this on Wednesday while...
It’ll will be ‘immoral, suicidal’ to fail to agree on climate change action — UN

UN chief condemns students’ abduction in Cameroon

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has condemned Monday’s reported kidnapping of students and staff of a secondary school in Bamenda, North-West region of Cameroon. Guterres...
Xenophobia: 9 Nigerian-owned shops burnt in South Africa

Xenophobia: 9 Nigerian-owned shops burnt in South Africa

As Xenophobia on Sunday reared its ugly head again in South Africa, Nigerians have lost more than nine shops to arsonists in Hillbrow, central...