Saturday, 27 February, 2021

Day: February 18, 2021


Tshisekedi has outmanoeuvred his predecessor and has now appointed a PM. But is a victory for the president one for the Congolese people? On 15 February, President Felix Tshisekedi appointed Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde Kyenge as the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Read more…


Auwalun Daudawa, the ‘repentant’ leader of the gang of bandits that abducted over 300 schoolboys in the Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State and surrendered some weapons recently, has revealed that getting a gun is as easy as buying Read more…


More information has emerged about the trafficking of two Nigerian girls who recently cried out in Ghana for help to return to their home country. SaharaReporters earlier reported that the girls alleged maltreatment by the woman who trafficked them to Read more…


First Vice President of Zanzibar Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad has died in hospital in Dar es Salaam, according to Zanzibari President Hussein Ali Mwinyi. Hamad, 77, a veteran politician for the ACT-Wazalendo opposition party, tested positive for Covid-19 at the Read more…


The suspected mastermind of the abduction of over 300 schoolboys from the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State last December, Auwal Daudawa, who has now surrendered his weapons, said he led the operation because the state governor, Aminu Masari, Read more…


Wendy Idowu, younger sister to BBNaija star TBoss, had some words for Rosy Meurer after the latter released a video to address her marriage to Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband Olakunle Churchill. Rosy explained in the video that she knew Churchill before Read more…


The Peoples Democratic Party has described the statement credited to the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (rtd), as reckless and pessimistic for calling Nigerians ‘cowards’ and asking them to defend themselves against armed bandits and terrorists. The PDP said Read more…


Abuja — With the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa, President Muhammadu Buhari may have finally found a magic wand to reinvigorate the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This is the view of many stakeholders following this week’s announcement of a Read more…


Operatives of the Abuja zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have uncovered another training centre allegedly set up for the grooming of internet fraudsters. The ‘academy’ located in the Arab Contractors Area of Mpape Hills, a suburb Read more…


Abdullahi Dikko Inde The immediate past Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko, will be buried tomorrow (Friday). A family member of the deceased confirmed this to SaharaReporters on Thursday night. Abdullahi Dikko Inde “Innalilahi wahi inna ilahi. Former Read more…