Keita favorite to win Mali run-off election

Malian incumbent President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday casts his vote at a polling station in Bamako during the second round of presidential election. — AFP BAMAKO — Malians voted in a run-off presidential election on Sunday, with incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita expected to beat the opposition challenger despite a surge in ethnic and militant violence […]

Five Caspian Sea states sign landmark convention

Russian President Vladimir Putin (center) attends a plenary session during the 5th Caspian Summit in Aktau, Kazakhstan on Sunday. — AFP AKTAU, Kazakhstan — Leaders of the five states bordering the resource-rich Caspian Sea signed a landmark deal on its legal status on Sunday in the Kazakh city of Aktau, easing regional tensions and potentially facilitating […]

NASA launches historic probe to ‘touch Sun’

This handout photo released by NASA shows the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket seen in this long exposure photograph as it launches NASA’s Parker Solar Probe to touch the Sun on Sunday at Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. — AFP Tampa — NASA on Sunday launched a $1.5 […]

Extensive healthcare system in place for Hajis

Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — With the start of Haj just a few days away, officials from numerous ministries and departments, including the Ministry of Health, are making the rounds to ensure that all Haj procedures and facilities designed to facilitate the arrival of about two million pilgrims are in place and ready to welcome Muslims […]

Saada target was legitimate military action, Saudi Arabia tells UN

Abdullah Al-Mouallimi Saudi Gazette report New York — The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations said in a message to the Security Council that legitimate military action was taken on Thursday Aug. 9 when Houthi leaders were targeted in Saada governorate. Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Abdullah […]

APC’s Gumau wins Bauchi South Senate seat: Full result

Lawal Yahaya Gumau, winner of the Bauchi South Senatorial seat The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to declare Lawal Yahaya Gumau, candidate of the All Progressives Congress winner of the Bauchi South Senatorial election. This is based on the official results declared and collated today in Bauchi. Gumau, a member of the House of […]

Tambuwal LG dumps PDP

Governor Tambuwal, on the day he joined the PDP. His namesake and former PDP chairman quits for APC Less than three weeks after the defection of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state to opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his name sake, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu-Tambuwal has led no fewer than 10,000 people to dump the party. […]

An jinkirta bikin rantsar da zababben shugaban kasa a Zimbabwe

HakkinGETTY IMAGESImageHukumar zabe a Zimbabwe ta ayyana shugaba Emmerson Mnangagwa a matsayin wanda yayi nasara a zaben na 30 ga watan Yuli An dage bikin da aka shirya gudanarwa a yau Lahadi na rantsar da shugaba Emmerson Mnangagwa a matsayin sabon shugaban Zimbabwe. Wannan matakin na bangaren ‘yan adawa ya biyo bayan rashin amincewa da […]


PRESS RELEASE The Government and people of Niger State felicitate with Nigerians and international community on this day International Youth Day. In a press statement released by the Niger State Ministry of Youth Affairs, the 2018 Youth Day is tagged Safe Spaces for Youth. The Youth Ministry reaffirmed the need for safe spaces in the […]

“Marriage not on my mind”, Ooni of Ife debunks rumour of marrying Tope Adesegun

Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, is not planning to remarry anytime soon, his palace has said in a statement. A news was recently published about the Ooni of Ife, who seems to have found love again.(Click here to read more). The monarch was previously married to Wuraola Ogunwusi (now Zaynab-Otiti Obanor) but the […]