Senegal through to 2018 World Cup

English Premier League pair Diafra Sakho and Sadio Mane played key roles as Senegal defeated South Africa 2-0 in Polokwane Friday to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. West Ham striker Sakho opened the scoring off a pass from Liverpool

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Nigerian Navy uncovers 30 hectares of land used for illegal oil refinery in Warri

The Operation Octopus Grip of the Nigerian Navy in Warri, Delta State has uncovered some illegal oil operations in the region. The operation, on Thursday, discovered about 30 hectares of land used for illegal refineries at the Bennet Island in

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Nigeria police ‘rated worst’ in the world

Nigeria Police Force (NPF) is the worst in the world, according to the 2016 World Internal Security and Police Index (WISPI). The WISPI was released by two bodies – the International Police Science Association and the Institute for Economics and Peace.

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Prison Decongestion: Ogun Chief Judge pardons 106 prisons inmates

The Ogun State Chief Judge, Olatokunbo Olopade, on Thursday granted pardon to 106 inmates as part of efforts to decongest prisons in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mrs. Olopade pardoned the inmates during her three-day

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Burundi orders unmarried couples to wed by before the end of 2017

Unmarried couples in the East African country of Burundi have until the end of the year to legalise their relationships through church or state registrations. In May, President Pierre Nkurunziza signed a new law which the government says will help

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Magu lied! Ikoyi whistleblower has been detained by three agencies – Human rights lawyer

Chidi Odinkalu, a human rights lawyer, has dismissed the claim of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), that the man who gave the anti-graft agency information about the monies stashed in an apartment at

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Ijaw youths set to celebrate GEJ at 60

Ijaw youths under the umbrella of Save Ijaw Nation Group have set in motion activities geared toward celebrating former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as he turns 60 in a few days. In a release signed by the Tony Ile for

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Fayemi spends N700 million to develop ministry’s website

Nigerians expressed shock as the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) said it expended N700 million to develop an Integrated Automation and Interactive GIS Web Portal to improve `Ease-of-Doing-Business’ in the mining sector. The minister, Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this at the

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IPOB members protest against Anambra Elections in Onitsha (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Members of the Indigenous people of Biafra(IPOB) group are currently marching across major roads in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State ahead of the November 18, gubernatorial election in the state. This development is arising when preparations for the

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Gov Okorocha hosts Liberian President Sirleaf

The Imo State government on Thursday conferred on Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf, president of Liberia the chieftain title of ‘Adadioranma’ during her visit to the state Johnson who arrived Imo state via the Owerri International Cargo Airport was taken to the palace of

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