Video: Nigeria defeat seven-time champion Egypt in AFCON opener

See video below (NNP) Nigeria opened their account at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon with a 1-0 defeat of seven-time African champion, Egypt. A convincing strike with the left foot inside the 18-yard box by Kelechi Iheanacho in the 30th minute was all that was needed to contain the Pharaohs. In a […]

Three white men who shot and killed a Black jogger in the Unitied States have been sentenced to life imprisonment.

(NNP) Three white men, two of them a father-son combo, who killed a 25-year-old Black jogger, Ahmaud Arbery, have been sentenced to life imprison by a Georgia court in the United States. The men Gregory (35) and Travis (66) McMichael and William Bryan Jr. (52) falsely detained Arbery as he jogged in his neighbourhood on suspicion of mischief. […]

Madagascar police chief swims 12 hours in the Indian Ocean after helicopter crash

(NNP) Madagascar police chief, Gen. Serge Gelle, 57, the secretary of state for the gendarmerie swims 12 hours in the Indian Ocean after a boat accident that killed 83 people. The police chief was on a rescue helicopter and had accompanied the prime minister who was in a different helicopter when the copter hit rough […]

French police arrest a Saudi man suspected of participating in the gruesome killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

(NNP) French police detained a 33-year-old Saudi man accused of participating in the October 2, 2018 gruesome killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, who had been critical of the Crown Prince and was a Washington Post columnist, was murdered and dismembered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul when he went to keep an appointment […]

Australian State of Victoria hit with Magnitude 6.0 earthquake

(NNP) A massive earthquake of 6.0 magnitude has struck the southern Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday,  with the epicentre near Mansfield, a town not far from Melbourne. The Victoria State Emergency Services (VICSES) stated in a tweet, “A magnitude 6.0 #Earthquake has occurred with an epicentre near Mansfield in Victoria,” the tweet from VICSES News […]

Canadian Elections: Justin Trudeau hangs onto power, fails to achieve majority in parliament

(NNP- Toronto) The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds onto power in an early election designed to achieve a majority in parliament. The Liberal Party leader gamble to achieve majority in parliament did not materialize as his party fell short of the 170-seat mark. With this failed bid for majority, Trudeau would now lead a […]

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 […]

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