Davido’s gets delivery of his private jet in Lagos (photo)

The wait is finally over guys! The eagle has landed and we’re most definitely here for it! So after all said and done, all the speculations, the blogs posts, the tongues wagged, the criticisms and all kinda social media funk, AIR OBO has finna landed! Over the past few months, there’s been reports that Davido purchased […]

WHO: Congo begins vaccination against latest Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has started vaccination against the latest Ebola outbreak in the northeaster North Kivu province, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday. The vaccination has targeted high risk populations in North Kivu, in which the provincial health minister and the provincial coordinator of the Expanded Program on Immunization were the […]

Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion

Argentine senators on Thursday voted against legalizing abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women’s rights groups after the bill was approved by the legislature’s lower house in June. The vote, with 38 against, 31 in favor and two abstentions, capped a marathon session that began the day before and stretched […]

22 killed, several displaced as floods ravage Niger

Twenty-two people are dead and thousands have been left homeless in Niger after torrential rains caused heavy flooding, authorities said. “As of August 6, 49,845 people have been affected… and unfortunately we have recorded 22 deaths,” Niger’s minister for humanitarian action, Laouan Magadji, told public television late Wednesday. The floods have destroyed more than 3,000 […]

Senator Melaye fails to appear in court again

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, Thursday failed to appear before a Senior Magistrate Court 11 sitting in Lokoja in a criminal case involving him and two others. The trial magistrate, Sulyman Abdalah, had at the last hearing fixed Thursday August 9 to commence trial following the complaints by Melaye’ lawyer at the last […]

Security officials seize ex-DSS chief Lawal Daura’s passport

The dismissed Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr Lawal Daura, who is currently on house arrest, has got his passport seized by security officials as investigations continued into his role on the siege of the National Assembly chambers on Tuesday. Daura was removed on the orders of the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, […]

IPOB demands release of Nnamdi Kanu

The Indigenous People of Biafra has given conditions to Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the South-East governors for a genuine peace and reconciliation to prevail. In a statement made available to our correspondent in Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Wednesday IPOB’s Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerfull insisted that the Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the South-East governors should produce […]

Your continued stay as Senate President immoral, MURIC tells Saraki

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Thursday described Senate President Bukola Saraki’s continued stay in the office as “immoral.” Addressing a World Press Conference on Wednesday, Mr Saraki argued that he would remain in office until two-thirds of the Senate vote against him. Dismissing Mr Saraki’s position, the group posited that the “Senate President lost the moral right […]