Breaking: Power sharing tussle tears Taliban leaders apart

September 15, 2021 BBC 0

A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban just days after they set up a new government in Afghanistan, senior Taliban officials told the BBC. Supporters of two rival factions reportedly brawled at the presidential palace in the capital Kabul. The argument appeared to centre on who did the most to secure victory over the US, and how Read More

Breaking: ECOWAS slams suspension on Guinea over military coup

September 8, 2021 Aljazeera 0

West Africa’s main regional bloc has suspended Guinea’s membership, days after a military coup that removed President Alpha Conde. During an extraordinary virtual summit on Wednesday, leaders from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) demanded a return to the constitutional order and the immediate release of Conde, who was arrested by special forces led by Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya on Read More

Breaking: Alpha Condé, Guinea President’s fate hangs as Military stages coup, ‘hijack’ power

September 5, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The fate of Guinea’s President Alpha Condé is unclear after an unverified video showed him in the hands of soldiers, who said they had staged a coup. However, the defence minister has been quoted as saying the attempted takeover had been thwarted. This follows hours of heavy gunfire near the presidential palace in the capital, Conakry. Soldiers are patrolling the Read More

Taiwan+: How the island is using media to take a stand against China

September 3, 2021 Editor 0

                                                          The China-Taiwan divide is one of the issues causing global concern right now. On one side, the Chinese government see the island of 23.5 million people as part of its territory, while on the other, many of those people, including the nation’s president, see themselves as an independent state. While in the past, such a situation might have led to Read More

Breaking: Woman, 4 others stabbed as knife attack rocks London

August 30, 2021 Editor 0

A woman is among five people injured in a mass knife fight outside a London Tube station. All those injured in the incident outside Harrow Tube station were in their teens or 20s and were taken to hospital – with two men said to be in a “serious but stable” condition. Harrow Police wrote on Twitter: “We were called at Read More

Breaking: Emirates makes fresh pronouncement on Nigeria-Dubai route

August 29, 2021 Editor 0

Suspension of flights from Lagos State and Abuja airports to Dubai has been suspended by Emirates Airlines till September 5, 2021. Emirates said passengers who have been to or connected through Nigeria in the last 14 days will not be permitted on any of its flights bound for Dubai. The Dubai-based carrier had earlier announced that it would suspend flights from Nigeria Read More

Taliban bomb Kabul airport, Americans, others feared dead

August 26, 2021 Editorial IV 0

An explosion went off on Thursday outside the Kabul airport, where thousands of people have gathered to try to flee the country on a Western airlift since the Taliban seized power earlier this month. The Pentagon confirmed the blast, with no immediate word on casualties. The United States and allies have been urging people to move away from Kabul airport Read More

Woman falls in ‘love’ with chimpanzee, banned from zoo

August 26, 2021 Editorial IV 0

A woman identified as Adie Timmermans who fell in ‘love’ with a chimpanzee has been banned from visiting him at a Belgian zoo. According to Metro UK, Adie and the Chimpanzee blow each other kisses and wave through a glass window during her weekly trips to the zoo.But after visiting the elderly male chimp for years, she has been told Read More

Breaking: Taliban in Afghanistan issue fresh quit order to US Troops

August 23, 2021 Editor 0

The Taliban say they will not extend the deadline for Western forces to leave Afghanistan. Spokesman Suhail Shaheen told the BBC that 31 August was a red line and that any extension would be a “clear violation” of the Doha agreement between the United States and the Taliban. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to request that US troops Read More

Best site to trade gift cards in Nigeria – Quick Trades

August 22, 2021 Editor 0

Over the years, the gift cards industry has witnessed a surge in its number of users and market value. This is due to the rapid growth of digital commerce and the dire need for a more flexible means of payment. Gift Cards are just that-flexible. According to research, the global gift cards market was capped at $619.25 billion in 2019. Read More

Stripping down on women issues female genital mutilation

August 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

KNOCK , KNOCK.BABA: YES COME INMARYAM: IT’S ME BABABABA: MY DAUGHTHER HOW ARE YOU.MARYAM: (LOOKING QUITE) BABA, I DON’T WANT THIS MARRIAGE AGAIN WITH GARBA.BABA: WHY MY DAUGHTHER? DID GARBA RAPE YOU AGAIN? MY DAUGHTHER, I AM CONFUSED ABOUT YOUR MARRIAGE.FORGIVE ME PLEASE. I KNOW I FORCED YOU. MARYAM: BABA ,YOU FORCED ME TO MARRY GARBA.HE HAS RAPED ME REPEATEDLY,I Read More

Taliban takeover: At last, Afghan President, Ghani, opens up

August 18, 2021 Aljazeera 0

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaking from exile in the United Arab Emirates, said on Wednesday that he had left Kabul to prevent bloodshed and denied reports he took large sums of money with him as he departed the presidential palace. Anti-Taliban protests in the eastern city of Jalalabad over the removal of the Afghan flag have now spread elsewhere in Read More

Breaking: Governor resigns amidst sexual harassment allegations

August 10, 2021 BBC 0

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has resigned after an inquiry found he sexually harassed multiple women, prompting efforts to remove him. “The best way I can help now is if I step aside,” he said on Tuesday, while maintaining the claims were untruthful. His resignation goes into effect in 14 days. Power will then be transferred to Lieutenant Governor Kathy Read More

Breaking: FG recalls Nigeria’s envoy from Indonesia over ‘assault’ on diplomat

August 10, 2021 Editor 0

The federal government has immediately recalled its Ambassador in Indonesia as it reviews its bilateral relations with the country. The ministry disclosed this in a statement signed by the spokesperson, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Esther Sunsuwa, following a viral video which showed Indonesian immigration officials allegedly assaulting a Nigerian diplomat inside a car. According to the statement, “The Ministry Read More

Breaking: Again, Military helicopter crashes

August 3, 2021 Editorial IV 0

A helicopter belonging to Indian army Tuesday crashed in a dam in the northern Indian state of Punjab, local media reports said. So far there are no immediate reports of any casualty in the crash.The helicopter crashed in Ranjit Sagar Dam of Pathankot district. “We have received information that an army helicopter has crashed in the lake. We have rushed Read More

Breaking: Explosion rocks German city, 2 dead, many injured

July 27, 2021 Editorial IV 0

An explosion in a German industrial park on Tuesday killed at least two people and injured 31, setting off a fierce blaze that sent a pall of smoke over the western city of Leverkusen. Several people were still missing. Emergency services took three hours to extinguish the fire at the Chempark site, home to chemicals companies Bayer (BAYGn.DE) and Lanxess (LXSG.DE), that flared Read More

Breaking: Tension as President suspends Parliament, sacks PM

July 26, 2021 Associated Press 0

Tunisian troops surrounded parliament and blocked its speaker from entering after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following violent nationwide protests over the country’s economic troubles and virus crisis. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied’s decision late Sunday night, shouting with joy, honking horns and waving Tunisian flags. But his critics accused him of a power grab Read More

Unveiled! Egbedi Lucky, Man behind Golden House entertainment

July 23, 2021 Editor 0

Egbedi Lucky Goldenclaim, promoter extraordinaire, Influencer and Public Figure, and a business mogul has exhibited eminence in the entertainment industry. A brilliant promoter with enormous years of experience has worked with award winning artists. He graduated from Auchi Polytechnic and holds an Ordinary National Diploma. According to George Eliot, “Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. Read More

Zuma: Violence spreads in South Africa, death toll soars

July 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Atleast 45 people have now died in the violence that has been engulfing parts of South Africa since the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma last week. This includes 10 people killed in a stampede during looting on Monday night at a shopping centre in Soweto, the country’s biggest township. Almost 800 people have been arrested in the unrest that Read More

2021: Chronicles of under 50 leaders in Nigeria’s public service (3)

July 13, 2021 Orkuma Simon Tuleh 0

Welcome to the third edition of this publication which began from a zest to promote greater inclusion of young leaders into the public sector and showcasing profiles of outstanding individuals leading Ministries Departments & Agencies of government. Our team having faced the challenges of indulging noteworthy individuals to provide relevant information not available in the public space keeps getting burdensome Read More

How assassins rained bullets on my husband, late Haiti President’s wife finally speaks

July 11, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The injured widow of Haiti’s president has described the moment assassins “riddled” her husband with bullets after bursting into their home in the middle of the night. Martine Moïse said the attack happened so quickly, her husband Jovenel was unable to “say a single word”. President Moïse was killed on 7 July, allegedly by 28 foreign mercenaries. Mrs Moïse was Read More

Breaking: Ex-South African President, Jacob Zuma, surrenders to Police

July 8, 2021 BBC 0

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has handed himself in to police to begin serving a 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court. He was admitted to Estcourt Correctional Centre in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday. Police had warned that they were prepared to arrest him if he did not hand himself in by midnight. Zuma, 79, was Read More