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Nigerian-born Canadian professor among victims of Ethiopian Airlines crash

The Canadian Politician (Toronto)- Global Affairs Canada has confirmed that Carleton University professor, Pius Adesanmi, was among the 18 Canadians who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday. There were no survivors   in the plane carrying 149 passengers and 8 crew members. Until his untimely death, Professor Adesanmi was the director of Carleton […]

Nollywood star Desmond Elliot wins re-election to Lagos Assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Nollywood star, Desmond Elliot, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, as winner of the Surulere 1 state Constituency election in Lagos State. The Returning Officer, Dr. Bolajoko Dixon-Ogbechi from the University of Lagos, made the declaration on Sunday at the Surulere Local Government Collation Centre in Lagos. She […]

Lagos Guber Elections: Babajide Sanwo-Olu declared winner

Tunde Ajaja he candidate of All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been declared the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday, March 9. Returning Officer, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, made the declaration on Sunday at INEC’s collation centre in Yaba, Lagos. Sanwo-Olu, who scored 739,445 out of the 977,476 total valid votes […]

BREAKING: Twin bomb blast rocks Adamawa Catholic Church

Billy Graham Abel, Yola Two suicide bombers reported to have targeted St. Pius Catholic Church in Shuwa, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, have set off bombs but ended up killing themselves only. Papka Medugu, a resident of Shuwa and a parishioner told our correspondent that suspected Boko Haram terrorists “targeted our church while […]

Abia guber election: Ikpeazu wins

Chuks Onuoha, Umuahia Abia State governor and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the 2019 governorship election, Dr Victor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has been announced the winner of the 2019 governorship election in the state. Making the declaration around 6.00pm this evening, the state Returning Officer, Prof. Francis Ozumba, the Vice Chancellor of University of […]

Namibia loses court case on reparation from Germany for genocide

A U.S. judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to require Germany to pay damages over genocide and property seizures by colonialists in what is now Namibia more than a century ago. U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in Manhattan said Germany was immune from claims by descendants of the Herero and Nama tribes, depriving […]

AU to establish African Central Bank by 2045

By Racheal Ishaya The plan to establish the African Central Bank (ACB) by the African Union will likely come to fruition by 2045. Ms Naglaa Nozahie representing the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), said this while presenting the progress report on the convergence of criteria for the ACB to the African Union on Thursday. […]

Nigerian among the 157 dead in Ethiopian Airlines crash Sunday

An Ethiopian Airlines plane Flight ET 302 enroute from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi crashed Sunday with no survivors among the 149 passengers and eight crew members. According to the airline, 18 Canadians are among the dead. The plane was carrying passengers from 33 countries. The brand new Boeing 737 plane […]

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