Friday, September 24, 2021


Three dead, dozens hurt in Burundi blasts

Police and media accounts revealed that a series of explosions blasted Burundi's economic hub on Monday evening, killing at least three people and injuring scores more. The explosions in Bujumbura came after a deadly grenade explosion in a pub in...

Nursing Mother, Two Others Abducted In Jalingo

A Nursing mother identified as Salamatu and two other persons have been abducted in Jalingo, Taraba State capital of Nigeria. It was gathered by Daily Trust that gunmen numbering about 10 stormed the area at midnight on Sunday and abducted...

Algeria buries ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in muted funeral

Algeria's longest-serving president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was buried on Sunday in a cemetery dedicated to the country's independence heroes, but without the honors bestowed on his predecessors. Bouteflika died on Friday, at the age of 84, after a career that saw...

UN pulls out Gabon peacekeepers from CAR over sex abuse claims

Following claims of sexual assault of five children, the United Nations has returned all 450 Gabonese troops from its peacekeeping deployment in the Central African Republic and launched an inquiry, the UN announced on Wednesday. The claims were made against...

WHO logistics hub airlifts its largest single shipment of humanitarian cargo to Ethiopia

The World Health Organization (WHO) Logistics Hub in Dubai delivered 85 metric tons of life-saving medical supplies to Ethiopia, the largest single shipment of humanitarian cargo to date airlifted by the Hub. The supplies, including essential medicines, trauma and emergency...

NAWOJ raises alarm over threats to education, health, welfare of Nigerian girls

Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Zone B chapter has stated that persistent abductions and other security concerns in the country are threatening the education, health, and general welfare of Nigerian girls. On Friday, the conference's Vice President, Ayaba Omobola...

Doctors remove cell phone from prisoner’s stomach in Kosovo

Skender Telaku, a Kosovo surgeon said Tuesday he had successfully removed a mobile phone from the stomach of a prisoner four days after he had swallowed the entire device. After complaining of stomach ache for several days, the 33-year-old male...

Healthcare delivery in Nigeria, South Africa under threat as doctors plan to ‘check out’

By Tom Chiahemen (ABUJA) – Unless the governments of Nigeria and South Africa realize the implications of the current revolt by their doctors, health care delivery in the two leading nations in Africa could soon face serious danger with inescapable...
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Court sentenced undergraduate to 1 year imprisonment for lottery scam

Kwara High Court in Ilorin on Wednesday, sentenced one Udoh Okon to a year in prison for an offense resembling a lottery scam. The conviction was obtained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission's (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal Office. Following his plea...

Sierra Leone detains Chinese national for electricity theft

A magistrate court in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown has sentenced a Chinese man by name Li Shichao to prison after being found guilty of electricity theft. The court heard that Li Shichao, who owns a mechanical company in the city's...


NIGERIA’S 2019 POLLS: Tambuwal consults with ex-President Obasanjo

 Governor of Sokoto state, North-West Nigeria  and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential hopeful, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Wednesday night held a closed- door meeting...