USA: Mexico whitewash Super Eagles 4-0 in international friendly

(NNP) Nigerian Super Eagles yesterday, July 3rd, suffered a devastating 4-0 loss to Mexico in an international friendly played in Los Angeles, USA. Goals from the Mexican side came very quickly in the 2nd and 4th minutes in the first half with two more coming in the 52nd and 78th minutes to seal the fate […]

Canadian police arrest 20 year-old white man for ramming truck into Muslim family, killing four

(NNP) Canadian police in the City of London (Ontario) have arrested a 20-year-old white man, Nathaniel Veltman accused of ramming his Dodge RAM truck into a Muslim family out for an evening stroll. Four members of the family were killed, while a fifth, a nine-year old boy, is hospitalized with serious injuries. Police have categorized […]

Nigerian govt. suspends Twitter indefinitely, says platform undermines “corporate existence”

(NNP) The Federal Government of Nigeria today announced the indefinite suspension of Twitter in the country. This action comes on the heels of the tech company’s deleting an offensive tweet from Buhari threatening Nigerians agitating for independence and security in the country with violence. The suspension was announced by the Minister of Information and Culture, […]

Breaking News: Nigeria Army Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, others, reportedly killed in a plane crash

(NNP) Nigeria Army Chief of Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, is reportedly among those killed in a plane crash today, May 21 near the Kaduna International Airport. The plane had eight passengers all of whom it was reported did not survive the crash. A tweet from the Nigeria Airforce confirmed the crash without saying if […]

Philippines president Duterte comes under fire for taking unapproved COVID-19 Chinese vaccine

(NNP) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has come under severe criticism from his countrymen after it was discovered that the iron-fisted president took a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, Sinopharm, that had not been approved by the Philippines health authorities and the World Health Organization. The president acknowledged his lapse in judgement and asked the Chinese Embassy to […]

Pastor Enoch Adeboye loses 42-year-old son

(NNP) The son of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the revered cleric and General Overseer of the fastest growing church in Nigeria, The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Dare Adeboye is dead. He died in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based as a provincial youth pastor. Pastor Dare was 42 and would have […]

Bill and Malinda Gates announce divorce

(NNP) Bill and Malinda Gates of Microsoft fame have announced that they are ending their marriage after 27 years, a union that produced three children. The announcement was made via their verified Twitter accounts. The statement read – “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made […]

Officer Chauvin found guilty in the murder of George Floyd

(NNP) A Minnesota jury in the United States has found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts of Second Degree Murder, Third Degree Murder and Second Degree Manslaughter.  Chauvin was the Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd when he knelt on his neck for Nine minutes and twenty seconds. The jury […]

Rebel attack kills long-serving Chadian president, Idriss Deby Itno

(NNP) NNP has learned that long-serving Chadian president, Idriss Deby Itno, has died. He died from injuries sustained while on the frontlines visiting soldiers fighting against rebels of the Front for Change and Concord in Chad (Front Pour l’Alternance et La Concorde au Tchad) (FACT) in the country’s north. A statement read on state TV […]

Tanzanian president, John Magufuli, dies at 61

(NNP) Tanzanian president John Magufuli, has died at the age of 61. Vice President Hassan made the announcement amidst speculations about the president’s health. The anti-corruption president had not been seen in public since Feb 27. The president popularly known as “the bulldozer”  for his tough stance on corruption, took office in 2015. He ruled […]

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