Fri, 18 Oct 2019

Floods Leave Thousands Homeless in Chad and Cameroon

KAIKAI, NORTHERN CAMEROON - Heavy rains and floods this week have left at least 100,000 people homeless on both sides ...

Nigerian president vows crackdown on abusive Islamic schools

Nigeria's president ordered a crackdown on abuse at Islamic schools, after a second police raid in less than a month ...

Nigeria cricketers hope T20 chance can boost game at home

Lagos - When Ademola Onikoyi was a teenager he struggled to explain to his friends why he would leave football ...

Nigerian painting fetches 1.1m after Google search

A painting by the Nigerian artist responsible for the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Tuesday for ...

Cameroonian Chemist Cleans Up Environment with Waste Oil Soap

DOUALA, CAMEROON - In Cameroon's port city of Douala, most used cooking oil from hotels and restaurants was once dumped ...

Nigeria's Land Borders Closed to All Goods, CustomsChief Says

ABUJA / LONDON - Nigeria has closed its land borders to all movement of goods and has no timeline for ...

6 matches to AFCON qualification for Bafana ... starting next month!

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana join Sao Tome and Principe, Ghana and Sudan in Group C in qualification for the ...

Ireland, Scotland eye World T20 qualification

Dubai - Ireland captain Gary Wilson wants his side to ensure they finish "right at the top again" in the ...

IOM organizes first humanitarian charter flight from Algeria to Niger

Algiers, Niamey - This week (15/10), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized its first flight for voluntary return from ...

Our Judiciary must be free Our Judiciary must be free

The Chief Justice of Nigerian, Tanko Mohammed, unwittingly contradicted himself in addressing the vexed issue of freedom of the Judiciary ...

Nigerians still sold as slaves? ns still sold as slaves?

IN May 1807, Britain abolished the slave trade. A few months later on January 1, 1808, the US followed suit. ...

Destroying our forests because of criminals

THE trees which make up our forests are trees of life because they manufacture and release the oxygen we breathe ...

South Africa must pay for xenophobia Vanguard News

AS more of our stranded nationals who have responded to the call by the Federal Government to voluntarily return home ...

Mansions- Taking action on unoccupied mansions...

We totally agree with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, Ms Leilana Farthar, that the ...

Need to decentralise our security system

TAKING their fates in their hands, the Governors of the South East on Sunday, July 29, 2019, resolved to establish ...

Parties must halt impunity against, exploitation of aspirants

AS preparations for the November 2019 off-cycle governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states pick up, the vexed matter of ...

Boko Haram cells and need for vigilance Boko Haram

IT must have come as a shock to many Nigerians when the Kano State Command of the Nigeria Police recently ...

Buharis timely third term rebuttal

FOR the generality of Nigerians, especially those who place very high premium and esteem on President Muhammadu Buharis much-touted personal ...

Dangers of negotiating with criminals

THE new Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Mohammed(Matawallen Maradun), became an instant sensation when he engaged the so-called bandits wreaking ...

P&ID- Going all out P&ID- Going all out

LAST weeks turn of events in a Nigerian court over the Process & Industrial Development Limited, P&ID, group appears to ...

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Sudan Border Closures With Libya, CAR Begin to Have Impact

KHARTOUM - Sudan's ruling Sovereign Council recently ordered the closure of the country's borders with the Central African Republic and ...

'Upbeat' Elgar on Ranchi Test: It's no dead rubber

Cape Town - Proteas opening batsman Dean Elgar believes that the Proteas can come back in the final Test against ...

Load shedding downgraded to stage 1 as problem units recover

Eskom confirmed that load shedding will be downgraded to Stage 1 on Friday.Eskom chair and acting CEO Jabu Mabuza told ...

Malawi police probe officers over rape allegations

Malawi police on Thursday announced the launch of an inquiry into allegations by rights groups that its officers raped and ...

Nigerian Authorities to Alleviate Millions From Extreme Poverty

ABUJA - Nearly half the total population in Nigeria lives in extreme poverty. Nigerian authorities are working to improve the ...

5 extravagant celebrity weddings on 'Top Billing' we'll never forget

WATCH: 5 extravagant celebrity weddings on 'Top Billing' we'll never forget 2019-10-17 16:00 share this Rachel Kolisi, Siya Kolisi (Photo: ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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