Poverty major cause of death during meningitis outbreak – Emir

The Emir of Gusau in Zamfara State, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, has attributed abject poverty as the major cause of death during Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) outbreak in the state. He said insufficient food and unclean environment weaken the immune system, thus exposing the body to all sort of infection. Bello said this in Gusau during […]

PDP welcomes Buhari back to Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to Nigeria after a three-month medication sojourn in London. The party in a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye prayed God to grant Buhari good health. The PDP believed that Mr President is healthier now to assume his responsibility at […]

Lebanon army and Hezbollah start offensive against Daesh

A picture taken during a tour guided by the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah movement shows members of the group manning an anti-aircraft gun mounted on a pick-up truck in a mountainous area around the Lebanese town of Arsal along the border with Syria. — AFP BEIRUT — The Lebanese army launched an offensive on Saturday against a […]

Islamist exposes Qatar’s plans to destabilize UAE

Isa Khalifa Al-Suwaidi confessed of Qatar’s involvement in the organization’s secret meetings. — Courtesy photo ABU DHABI — A former member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s chapter in the United Arab Emirates has revealed both the moral and financial support Qatar has given to the outlawed group that sought to undermine the security and stability of the […]

Coptic era monasteries and churches unearthed in Egypt

The new discovery was found near the Coptic cemetery in Bahnasa city in Minya. — Courtesy photo By Ashraf Abdelhamid CAIRO — The Egyptian archeological mission of the Ministry of Antiquities unearthed ruins of a residential area, churches and monasteries dating back to the Coptic era 1,500 years ago. Ayman Ashmawi, head of the Egyptian Antiquities […]

US: Iraqi forces ready for next battle against Daesh extremists

US Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend (center) speaks with an Iraqi officer during a tour north of Baghdad. — AP BAGHDAD — Senior US military leaders said Friday that Iraqi forces are largely set for their next major campaign against Daesh (the so-called IS) extremists after closing out the wrenching nine-month battle to retake the city […]

Malaria infects 58 Hajis: MOH

A medical center set up by the Ministry of Health in Makkah. — Courtesy photo Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — The Ministry of Health has reported that 58 pilgrims — all foreigners — suffer from malaria. The ministry said the pilgrims went through a health checkup at different hospitals in Makkah and Madinah. Of the infected […]

Saraki welcomes President Buhari, Says: “The good work continues”

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has joined in the outpouring of goodwill following the return of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki thanked God for the safe return and recovery of the President, and reaffirmed the commitment of the National […]

‘Adadin mutanen da suka mutu a Saliyo yana karuwa’

Hakkin mallakar hotoREUTERS Gwamnatin kasar, Saliyo ta ce yawan adadin wadanda suka mutu sakamakon ibtila’in zaftarewar laka a Freetown babban birnin kasar ya haura zuwa 441. Ana cigaba da tono karin wasu gawawwaki daga buraguzan gine-ginen a gundumar Regent, a inda da karin wasu mutane 600 suka yi batan dabo. Sojoji na taimakawa wajen aikin […]

Buhari zai yi wa ‘yan Nigeria jawabi ranar Litinin

Hakkin mallakar hotoNIGERIA PRESIDENCYImage captionWannan ne karo na biyu da shugaban yake tafiya jinya waje a shekarar nan Shugaban Najeriya Muhammadu Buhari zai yi wa ‘yan kasar jawabi ranar Litinin bayan ya yi fiye da wata uku yana jinya a kasar Birtaniya, kamar yadda fadar shugaban kasar ta sanar. A ranar Asabar ne shugaban ya […]