Nigerian doctor shares photos from a breast lump removal on Instagram

Dr Femi Olaleye took to Instagram to share photos from an excisional breast biopsy, the removal of noncancerous tumor, fibroadenoma. Below is what she wrote: "When you are recovering from neck pains but still have...

Miss Anambra, Chioma Stephanie Obiadi crowned MIss Nigeria 2016

Miss Anambra, Chioma Stephanie Obiadi beat 36 other contestants to be crowned the winner of the 40th edition of Miss NIgeria 2016 which held on Monday, 19th December, at Eko Hotels. She went home...

FG to shut down Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport for six weeks

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja will be closed for six weeks between February and March next year. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja yesterday,...

Mugabe set to make history after endorsement to extend his 36-year rule

Ismail Akwei Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has been endorsed by the ruling ZANU-PF party to run in the country’s 2018 election. The endorsement, decided at the party’s annual conference in the southeastern town of Masvingo on...

Nigeria: FIRS shuts more tax-defaulting firms

Nigeria Federal Inland Service (FIRS) has continued its crackdown on tax-defaulting companies by sealing off more premises in Lagos and Abuja. In Lagos, a team led by Umar Gana sealed off Mayssa International Limited, situated...

‘Accept results and take no action’ – ECOWAS goes tough on Jammeh

The Economic Community of West African States has called on outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to accept the December 1 election results and not take any action that will compromise the transition process. The call...

Egyptian court orders release of writer Ahmed Naji

with AFP An Egyptian court on Sunday ordered the provisional release of writer Ahmed Naji who was sentenced in February to two years in prison after the publication of an excerpt from one of his...

New Labour movement, ULC, emerges with 18 affiliates 

By Remi Adebayo. The Nigerian labour movement has been expanded with the formation of a new group, United Labour Congress of Nigeria, ULC, by 18 of the organised labour unions. Announcing the new movement on Friday,...

OAU Senate faults EFCC on Acting VC’s furniture allowance

By Remi Adebayo. Senate of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has exonerated the institution's Acting Vice-chancellor, Professor Anthony Elujoba, over any misconduct involving furniture allowances  while condemning his the invitation and questioning by the Economic...

UN extends mandate of peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after deadlock

After its expiration on Thursday and a deadlock on its mandate, the UN Security Council approved on Friday a one-year extension of the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The unanimously...

Nigeria’s Bama town symbol of Boko Haram ravage

“Bama is no more,” says Mustapha Mallam, who, like tens of thousands of other inhabitants, lost everything the day he abandoned his house two years ago as he was forced to flee following persistent...

Ghana to get additional oil and gas project funding from World Bank group

The World Bank Group says two of its units would provide another $517 million to Ghana in debt and guarantees to support the country’s $7.7 billion Sankofa gas project, an integrated offshore oil and...

African guide book introduces the continent’s heritage in Paris

Africans in Paris feel at home when they visit La Goutte D’or neighbourhood also known as little Africa which is bustling with activity. The main market is lined up with vendors selling fresh fruits and...

Nigerian govt releases over $1.1m for payment of national football teams

The Nigeria Office of the Accountant General of the Federation has released the mandate to Central Bank of Nigeria for payment of naira equivalent of US$1,173,820.00 at N305/$ to Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).  The amount...