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 […]

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 […]

Lion kills owner in Czech Republic

  A 34-year-old man has been killed by his privately owned lion in the Czech Republic, news agency CTK reported on Tuesday. Michal Prasek owned the nine-year-old big cat and another lioness for breeding, reportedly drawing concern from local residents. Mr Prasek’s father found his body in the lion’s cage and told local media it […]

No such thing as Islamic State anymore: Escapees

The Islamic State is dead and finished.This is the definitive view of hundreds of shell-shocked and dishevelled, men, women and children who escaped from the little enclave being held by the Jihadists in Syria. “It’s over,” said 13-year-old Mahmoud, from the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, as he trudged towards a lorry ready to take […]

1,863 Nigerians vanish in Russia, girls turned prostitutes

An estimated 1,863 Nigerians who came to Russia last year for the FIFA World Cup are still on the loose in the country, more than two months after their Fan IDs expired. Dozens of them, who were young women have been forced into prostitution by the traffickers who brought them into the country under the […]

Bashir slams one-year state of emergency on Sudan

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir declared a nationwide state of emergency on Friday and dissolved the government in an effort to quell weeks of demonstrations that have rocked his iron-fisted rule. Deadly protests have broken out across the east African country since the government tripled the price of bread on December 19, with demonstrators accusing the […]

723 deported Nigerians: Ghanaian President must apologise, says Guru Maharaj ji

By Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS—FOUNDER of the One Love Family sect, located in Ibadan, Satguru Maharaj ji, yesterday, asked the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, to apologise to the Federal Government and 723 Nigerians that were deported from his country over sundry allegations. File photo: Deported Nigerians  Elections: Let there be peace Maharaj ji’s reaction came barely […]

Zimbabwe bans soldiers from marrying each other; those already married given ultimatum

THE Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) has banned serving soldiers from marrying each other and given those already married an ultimatum to comply with the order within six months. Those already married must decide who between should leave the military bosses in that time, failing which both would be fired. ZDF commander General Phillip Sibanda confirmed […]

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