Month: May 2017

Emmanuel Macron inauguration: French president vows new start

Media caption“Divisions have to be overcome” – newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron Emmanuel Macron has promised to restore France’s global standing, as he was officially inaugurated as the country’s youngest president at the age of 39. “My mandate will give the French back the confidence to believe in themselves,” President Macron said at the elaborate Élysée …

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Private jets galore at IBB’s daughter’s wedding in Minna

L-R: Former President Ibrahim Babangida, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara during the wedding of the former president’s daughter Halimatu yesterday in Minna. PHOTOS Ahmed Tahir Ajobe The Minna International Airport yesterday experienced heavy traffic with over 24 private jets taxiing onto the tarmac with VIPs from across the country …

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Abba Kyari wants to cut off these 7 ministers from Buhari? (SEE LIST)

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has been named as the architect of the controversial vacation letter by the president to the National Assembly. Sahara Reporters reports that several high-ranking sources at the presidency confirmed that the decision to use the phrase, “the Vice President will coordinate the activities of the Government,” was …

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Photos: Former first lady, Patience Jonathan, spotted at an event in Port Harcourt

Former First lady, Patience Jonathan, was the guest of honor at the Women’s Day of the Rivers state Golden Jubilee Celebration in Port Harcourt, the state capital Thursday May 11th. Speaking at the occasion, Mrs Jonathan said women from the state will remain grateful to Governor Wike for giving them political and professional leverage.  She …

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Photos: Court remands INEC Staff in prison for N111.5m scam

Justice P.I Ajaku of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin-City, Edo State on Thursday ordered that the duo of Uluocha Obi Brown, an Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Delta State and Percy Okojie, a reknown legal practitioner and former President, Rotary Club, Benin-City be remanded in prison custody, following their arraignment before …

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Parents arrested for allegedly selling their baby to raise money for their rent in Calabar

The Cross River Police Command on Wednesday paraded a couple before newsmen and disclosed that they were arrested for allegedly selling their six-year-old daughter for N400,000. Mr Hafiz Inuwa, the state Commissioner of Police, said the suspects were arrested at Ikom Local Government area on April 26 following a tip-off. Mr Inuwa said that the couple sold …

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Woman narrates how she escaped from a violent man who abducted & planned to kill her in South Africa (photos)

Alexandra Buki Deen (@BlackSnow99), narrated her shocking experience, after the extremely sad report of the South African girl murdered and burnt beyond recognition by her abusive ex-boyfriend gained attention across Africa. Alexandra shared her story, not only to inspire women, but to also show how bravery, God and quick thinking saved her form the jaws …

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Lagos state govt vows to prosecute five male students who molested their female colleagues

The Lagos state government has vowed to ensure that justice must be done in the case of the 5 male students of the Ireti Gramer school, Falomo in the state who publicly molested some female students of the Falomo Senior High school on May 3rd. The five male students were arraigned in court today. While …

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"President Mugabe is not sleeping at conferences, but closing his eyes to protect them" his spokesman tells critics

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s spokesman has replied those who accuse the president of falling asleep at public events. He explained that the 93-year-old is not sleeping, but is only protecting his aged eyes from bright lights.  George Charamba was quoted by the state-owned Herald newspaper as saying that President Mugabe travels regularly to Singapore to …

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President Buhari’s Agenda Tallies With Ours, Says U.S.

U S Says They Support President Buhari’s Agenda The U.S. said on Tuesday that the agenda being pursued by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration were in line with its expectations. The Deputy Director, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Mr Nathan Holt, made the remarks on Tuesday from Washington, …

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