Monday, 19 April, 2021

Author: BabbyJay


President Emmerson Mnangagwa is behind Zanu PF’s renewed push for sweeping amendments to the constitution to put a leash on Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, who is said to harbour ambitions for the top office, it has been revealed. The ruling party, Read more…


The Peoples Democratic Party has urged the Department of State Services (DSS) to immediately invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, for questioning and investigation over alleged affiliations with the Taliban and Al-Qaeda. The party’s position was Read more…


Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia faces a daunting task of taking over the nation’s security operations at a time when the country’s donors and some federal states are not happy with the decision of the Lower House of parliament to extend Read more…


Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says the claim by his Edo state counterpart, Godwin Obaseki that the Nigerian Government printed about N60 billion to share to the federating units in March cannot be regarded as spurious. The governor has Read more…


Over 100 houses have been razed, scores killed and many declared missing after a tanker conveying petroleum products exploded at Oshigbudu in the Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State. A source in the area told Vanguard that the tanker Read more…


The US State Department has long warned Americans not to travel to Chad because of unrest and the presence of the jihadist Boko Haram group. The State Department on Saturday ordered non-essential diplomats at the US Embassy in Chad to Read more…


There was confusion in Owakande 2 in the Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State following the disappearance of the body of a lawyer, Mr Egbara Owan, which was scheduled for interment at the weekend. According to Vanguard, the Read more…


The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged religious and traditional rulers to encourage inter-ethnic marriages in order to douse the tension of secession. The minister added that those who support separation and secession will be the Read more…


Somalia’s president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, has extended his stay in office for two years. His four-year term expired after the country postponed its presidential and parliamentary elections – which were scheduled for February 8, 2021 – indefinitely. The Conversation Africa Read more…


A woman, who appeared before the Lagos panel investigating police abuses, has said she believes that no fewer than 10 people were killed at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos State last October during the #EndSARS protest against police brutality. Sarah Read more…