Jailed Jacob Zuma granted medical parole

Convicted former South African president, Jacob Zuma, was on Sunday placed on medical parole on the grounds of his failing health, the country’s correctional services department has said. Mr Zuma, 79, has been jailed since July after the constitutional court sentenced him to 15 months in prison having been found guilty of contempt of court for failing to appear before […]

Nigeria, UN condemn Guinea coup, demand release of detained President Condé

The Nigerian government has rejected Sunday’s toppling of the Alpha Condé regime in Guinea. The country’s foreign ministry on Sunday said the putsch was a violation of the ECOWAS protocol to which Guinea is signatory to. “The Nigerian government is saddened by the apparent coup d’etat that has taken place in the Republic of Guinea […]

‘Coup’ in Guinea as soldiers detain President Alpha Condé

The coup has sparked fears among the civilian population. ByYusuf Akinpelu  September 5, 2021 Guinean President Alpha Condé was seen in an unverified video being held by soldiers hours after heavy gunfire was reported near the presidential palace in the capital, Conakry. Asked in the video to confirm he was unharmed by the soldiers, President […]

US to Nigeria: We can help identify sponsors of terrorism

By Kingsley Omonobi ….Induction of A-29 Super Tucanos into NAF Operations, defining moment in combating terrorism and other violent extremism – US Air Forces Commander, Europe and Africa. As part of efforts to help Nigeria overcome the continuous carnage inflicted in its citizens by terrorists and armed bandits, the United States government on Monday night […]

24 years after, Okocha’s football ‘magic’ still reverberates in Nairobi

24 years after, Okocha’s football ‘magic’ still reverberates in Nairobi By Gowon Akpodonor, who was in Nairobi Even in retirement, former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, is still worshipped by soccer fans in Kenya. In 1997, Okocha and the star-studded Super Eagles squad landed in Nairobi for their 1998 World Cup qualifier against the […]

Igor Vovkovinskiy, tallest person in the US at 7-foot-8

Igor Vovkovinskiy, the tallest man in America who at stood 7 feet 8 inches (2.35 meters), has died. He was 38 years old. His mother, who said her son died of a heart problem on Friday in Minnesota, had brought him from their home in Ukraine in 1989 to get medical treatment at the Mayo […]

Video: Reverend Father forcefully kisses female students in Ghana Church in the midst of COVID-19

  A Reverend Father has been caught on video giving hot kisses to three female students of St Monica’s College of Education, Ghana. The unknown Reverend Father was seen removing his face mask and planting his mouth on each of the girl’s mouth in hot kiss right inside the church. It is understood that the […]

Ousted Afghan President Ghani fled with copter filled with dollars

Ousted Afghan President Ghani fled with copter filled with dollars By Abankula As controversy trailed the whereabouts of ousted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, some reports said he fled with a helicopter filled with cash. The report credited to Russian embassy in Kabul claimed that the helicopter could not contain all the cash as he had […]

Assault: Return to your country, serving, retired envoys tell Indonesian ambassador

By Elizabeth Osayande The Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria, AFRPN, yesterday asked the Indonesia Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Ural Harahap to return to his country until a satisfactory explanation is given for the assault on Nigerian diplomat, Mohammed Buba in Jakarta, the capital, and steps taken to assuage frayed nerves. The group, which […]

LEAKED AUDIO: Abba Kyari should be handed over to FBI — CNG

LEAKED AUDIO: Abba Kyari should be handed over to FBI — CNG Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has said the embattled Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Abba Kyari, who was indicted of complicity in a fraud investigation should be handed over to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The group’s spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman was recently caught […]

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