An army colonel, Mike Mikombe has been sentenced to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo for his role in the killing of more than 50 demonstrators in August. Three fellow officers have also been convicted by a military tribunal and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Charged with crimes against humanity, Troops serving under […]

Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says he will contest for a third term in elections scheduled for December. The former army chief has been in power since he helped oust the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Morsi in 2013. The constitution was changed four years ago to prolong al-Sisi’ time in office. Activists say […]

A court in Seychelles has charged the leader of the main opposition party, Patrick Herminie and seven other individuals on allegations of witchcraft. Herminie and his co-accused face several charges, including possession of items intended for use in witchcraft and conspiracy to perform witchcraft. According to the Police, the case is related to the discovery […]

Police in Delhi, the Indian capital, have raided the homes of several prominent journalists and authors in connection with an investigation into the funding of news website NewsClick. Among those reportedly raided on Tuesday are the website’s editor Prabir Purkayastha, journalists Abhisar Sharma, Aunindyo Chakravarty and Bhasha Singh, popular satirist Sanjay Rajoura and historian Sohail […]

A Dunamis Church at Mission Ward North Bank in Makurdi, Benue State has collapsed killing a pastor. The pastor and three others were observing prayers at the church building before the incident occurred. While the cause of the incident is not yet clear, the other three individuals escaped the wreckage. Residential buildings and electricity infrastructure around […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress have suspended for 30 days the planned indefinite nationwide strike scheduled to begin, this Tuesday, the 3rd of October, 2023. An agreement was reached after the union met with the federal government representatives for two days. The minister of labour, Simon Lalong who addressed journalists after the […]

Chicago state university has released the academic documents of President Bola Tinubu as ordered by the court A source confirmed that Atiku Abubakar’s lawyers are now in possession of the academic records from the Chicago State University and are currently studying it to verify that it is what was requested    

The Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC has secured an arrest warrant for former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The anti-graft agency has also initiated extradition proceedings to bring Diezani back to Nigeria. A statement released by the commission’s acting head, media and publicity, Dele Oyewale explains that crime is crime irrespective of jurisdictional differences […]

The Rivers state election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition filed by Tonye Cole, the governorship candidate of the All-Progressives Congress, challenging the election of Siminalaye Fubara of the People’s Democratic Party. The petition was originally filed by both Tonye Cole and his party, the APC, but the party subsequently withdrew from […]

The senior staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, is threatening fresh industrial action over unpaid four months salaries in 2022. SSANU in a six-paragraph communique read by its President, Mohammed Haruna at the end of its National executive council meeting said about a hundred of its members have died due to indebtedness, hunger, treatable sicknesses, […]

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