Sunday, June 26, 2022


17 people found dead in South African nightclub – Police

At least 17 young people were found dead at a nightclub in a township in South Africa’s southern city of East London on Sunday, police said. “We got a report about 17 (people) that died in a local tavern in...

Ivory Coast arrests 30 in cocaine swoop

Ivory Coast Map  Police in Ivory Coast have arrested around 30 people after making a massive cocaine haul in two port cities, the public prosecutor said on Thursday. Police made the arrests after seizing more than two tonnes of the drug...

Militiamen kill 12 in east Congo village raid

Militiamen killed 12 people in a night raid on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo near the shore of Lake Albert, a local human rights group said on Tuesday. The group and an army spokesman blamed the attack...

University of Abuja dismisses 2 professors over ‘sex-for-marks’ scandal

By Grace Audu (ABUJA) - Two professors in the University of Abuja, Nigeria's capital, have been dismissed for the offence of 'sex-for-marks', a growing menace in many educational institutions in the country. Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na-Allah, who...
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NDLEA files drug trafficking charge against 9 Ghanaians

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday filed a two-count of drug trafficking charged against nine Ghanaians in a Federal High Court in Lagos. The charge is against Victor Wuddah, 30; Freeman Gazul, 25; Joseph Adotete, 31; Moses...

Ghanaian police arrest suspects for flogging of 2 lovers over alleged sex tape

Ghana's police says it has arrested three suspects over the public flogging of a pair at the palace of a traditional chief in Wa in the northern Upper West region. The victims of the flogging, a man and woman, are...

Methodist Church Prelate, two other clerics regain freedom

The kidnapped Prelate of the Methodist Church, His Eminence Samuel Uche, and two other abducted clerics have regained freedom.  They were released at 6.30 pm on Monday but details are still sketchy as of the time of filing this report....

South African pupils die in suspected energy drink poisoning

Three South African brothers aged six, 13 and 16 are reported to have died on Thursday after consuming an energy drink allegedly given by their father. In a statement, the education department in Gauteng province expressed sadness over the deaths...

Sorrow as Boko Haram kills 40 farmers during attack in northeast Nigeria

By Jacob Kubeka - An attack by Boko Haram terrorists on communities in the Kala Balge local government area of Borno state, north-east Nigeria, has left no fewer than 40 farmers dead. According to a report by Daily Trust, the...

Ugandan soldier, chief shot and killed in separate Karamoja attacks

Authorities in Uganda are investigating two incidents in which a soldier and a sub-county chief were shot and killed in two separate attacks in the northeastern Karamoja region. In Kaabong District security forces are hunting assailants suspected to be Karimojong warriors...

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Nigeria’s exports to China to hit $300bn in 3 years –Chen

With a current figure of $1.77 billion of Nigeria’s exports to China, the  government of both countries are expecting a rise to $300 billion in three...