Head of the Gambian National Intelligence Agency and the chief spy, under exiled Yahya Jammeh was on Thursday charged before a Banjul court for the murder of an opposition youth leader who died in detention in 2016.
Yankuba Badjie and the Director of Operations, Sheikh Jeng, along with eight other officers Read More
South Africa is irked over Nigeria’s call on the Africa Union (AU) to intervene in the renewed xenophobia attacks in the southern African country.
South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, spoke tough against Nigeria’s call and said that such issues were better discussed at the diplomatic level.
According to Africa Review, Read More
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), says its attention has been drawn to “a plan by enemies of harmonious student unionism and academic progress of Nigerian youths to mobilise students for a purported protest against xenophobic attacks in South Africa“.
The protests have been scheduled to take place simultaneously on Read More
Anietie Udobit, NASS
The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to send a delegation comprising of its members and officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to engage the South Africans over the incessant xenophobic attacks on Nigerians.
The move is expected to put an end to the xenophobic attacks.
Chairman of the House Read More
Over 500 Nigerians who fled into northern Cameroon to escape Boko Haram Islamists have been forced to return to Nigeria, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday.
Thousands of Nigerians have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency, which has been staging deadly attacks since 2009 in pursuit of a caliphate in Read More
The lavish ceremony will take place in Matopos, 500 Kms from Harare, the capital.
Mugabe who became the leader of the southern African country in 1980 had a low key celebration today.
Employees in his office held a small birthday party for him on Tuesday, ahead of a weekly cabinet meeting.
The Read More
The Nigerian Community in South Africa have confirmed attacks and looting of Nigerian-owned businesses in Pretoria West on Saturday.
Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, President, Nigeria Union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria, South Africa, that the attacks began at 4.00 a.m.
He said that the union had Read More
-Chris Ekeke, Abuja
Wife of the President, Hajia Aisha Buhari is convening a high – level meeting of first Ladies of West African states to adopt a strategy that allows them to provide adequate social and economic support to refugee women and children in the Lake Chad Basin.
According to a statement Read More
-Anietie Udobit, Abuja
The president of the United States of America, Donald Trump will speak with President Muhammadu Buhari today at 3:45 p.m. Nigerian time.
Mr. Trump, who was inaugurated on January 20, has been calling world leaders by phone as he begins a four-year mandate.
Reports said Mr. Trump was billed to Read More
Security operatives have arrested a non-duty soldier of The Gambia Armed Forces after he was arrested with a pistol inside the main mosque in Banjul where new President Adama Barrow was performing Friday prayers.
We reports that the solider has been identified as Baboucarr Njie who is being interrogated by Read More