Primary school teacher robbed and stabbed to death in Abuja

A young primary school teacher was robbed and stabbed to death over the weekend in Abuja. Maycity Odion Palma, a twin, was stabbed in the chest after getting robbed at Lugbe, Abuja, on Saturday, June...

World Cup 2018: We’ll beat Nigeria says Iceland coach

Iceland assistant coach, Helgi Kolviðsson has noted that the game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be difficult. Kolviðsson, however, said his team is capable of securing a win against Nigeria in Friday’s Group...

Era of state sanctioned torture is over-Ethiopia PM

Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed made a startling admission that government had sanctioned torture of its political prisoners, which he described as unconstitutional. Abiy was taking questions from members of parliament, after he submitted to...

‘Don’t return home if you lose to Nigeria’ – Maradona warns Argentina coach

Football legend, Diego Maradona is unhappy with his country’s World Cup draw with Iceland, warning the national team manager, Jorge Sampaoli that he would not be welcome back home unless he changes his tactics. Argentina got a rude shock...

Suspects bailed in US$100m Kenyan graft case

A Kenyan high court judge ordered on Tuesday the release on bail of 43 suspects arrested over the first phase of the National Youth Service (NYS) 100 million dollars graft scandal. The suspects, who include...

Ethiopia appoints new central bank governor

Ethiopia appointed a new central bank governor on Monday, state-affiliated media said, in a move that follows major economic reforms. Yinager Dessie previously served as head of the National Planning Commission, a government body dealing...

Alleged N16.4m: Absence of Judge stalls trial of former I-G

The absence of an Abuja Federal High Court judge, Justice Silvanus Oriji, on Tuesday, staled the trial of former Inspector-General of Police Sunday Ehindero, and a former police commissioner, John Obaniyi. The Independent Corruption Practices...

Thai election to be held after king’s coronation- Prime Minister

Thailand’s general election expected to be held early 2019 will only take place after King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s coronation, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday. “The government is preparing for the royal ceremony. It is...

Police deny shooting 4 persons in Kano

The Kano Police Command has denied a media report alleging that its officers shot four persons at Shoporite located in Ado Bayero Shopping Mall Kano on June 17. The denial is contained in a statement...

Zimbabwe breaks record with 23 presidential candidates

By  Lulu Brenda Harris A TOTAL of 23 candidates successfully filed their interest to run for Zimbabwe’s presidency in the July 30 elections, as confirmed by the country’s nomination court. Of the 23, only three aspirants...

World Cup: Salah trains with Egypt

Mohamed Salah gave Egypt’s World Cup hopes a huge boost Wednesday when he joined a squad training session at their Grozny base. The Pharaohs’ superstar was sidelined after suffering a shoulder injury in Liverpool’s Champions...

Buhari to sign 2018 budget next week—Adesina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget next week. Adesina said this when he briefed State House correspondents...

UK pledges support to EFCC

British High Commissioner to Nigeria,Paul Arkwright has said that the United Kingdom, UK, will continue to support the anti-corruption crusade in Nigeria as being spearheaded by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. “We are...

Court order Temporary forfeiture of N2.2billion recovered from former Chief of Air Staff Air...

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of N2.2billion recovered from former Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun made the order based on an ex-parte application...