Slave scandal: More Nigerians return from Libya The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received over 387 Nigerian returnees from Libya at the Cargo Wing of the Muritala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. They returnees touched down at the MMIA at about 11:25 p.m. on Tuesday and were arrived Lagos State with Nouvelair Airline Airbus A320 with the...... read more
Jailed Pistorius in prison brawl, suffers bruise Jailed South African track star Oscar Pistorius suffered a bruise in a fight with another inmate, a prison spokesman said on Tuesday. The fight was over the use of a phone in prison where he is serving a sentence for murdering his girlfriend. Fellow prisoners were angered by a long phone...... read more
Presidential runoff: Liberia Supreme Court clears the way Liberia’s Supreme Court cleared the way for a presidential run-off election, ruling on Thursday that it had not found enough evidence of fraud to halt the whole process. The court dismissed a complaint from the third-place finisher Charles Brumskine’s Liberty Party, which had said fraud had undermined the first round of...... read more
BREAKING: Fresh batch of trapped Nigerians in Libya arrive Lagos More Nigerians on Tuesday returned from Tripoli, Libya, the National Emergency Management Agency has said. The Nigerians arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at exactly 6.45 pm, is reporting.  The public relations officer for the south west region of NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, said a second flight is expected to...... read more
'Crocodile' swears-in new Ministers in cabinet reshuffle for Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe popularly known as Crocodile on Monday swore in his cabinet, with several last-minute changes after a public outcry about largely assigning posts to military leaders. “The following adjustments have been made to ensure compliance with the constitution and considerations of gender, demography and special needs,” said...... read more
BREAKING: After Buhari’s order, 150 Nigerians brought home from Libya Some 150 Nigerians breathed the sweetness of their country’s air once again, having been spirited back home about 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari, ordered their immediate evacuation from Libya. The Nigerian nationals, were among the thousands of migrants, heading to Europe, said to have been trapped in the troubled North...... read more
Libya Slave trade: Kingpin of human trafficking in Nigeria unmasked Nigerian returnees from Libya have identified one Charles as one of the culprits behind mass trafficking of persons from Edo State the North African country. The returnees spoke to journalists where they were camped by government after they were repatriated to the country in Benin-City, the Edo State capital on Wednesday....... read more
242 Nigerian Migrants repatriated from Libya after long period of suffering The federal government has repatriated 242 Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya following series of messages of their predicament circulated. The migrants returned to Nigeria on Tuesday evening, Punch is reporting. The foreign affairs ministry’s spokesman, Tiwatope Elias-Fatile, said the mission has been visiting detention camps to identify Nigerians for registration and...... read more
BREAKING: Uhuru sworn-in as Kenya President, again *New Zimbabwe Leader dissolves Cabinet Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to overcome Kenya's divisions after being sworn in for a second term as president, at a ceremony boycotted by the opposition. Speaking after his inauguration in the capital Nairobi, he said he would try to incorporate some of the opposition's ideas "in the spirit of inclusivity". But...... read more
Forced-out First lady, Grace plans to build University for Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe’s nephew said Grace Mugabe is now concentrating on building a university for her husband as the couple were forced to step into oblivion last week. “I like the spirit she has; she is with him all the time. She is an amazing person. She wants to continue planning the...... read more
Deadly terrorist attack leaves over 180 Worshipers dead at Egypt Mosque At least 184 people have been killed in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt's northern Sinai Peninsula, according to state media. The attack took place in the al-Rawda village, west of el-Arish, shortly after Friday prayers. Egyptian state media MENA provided the death toll, citing an official...... read more
BREAKING - Dawn of a new era: Zimbabwe gets 'Crocodile' as new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as Zimbabwe's president in a ceremony at a packed stadium in the country's capital, Harare. It follows the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe after 37 years of authoritarian rule. The former vice-president's dismissal earlier this month led the ruling Zanu-PF party and the army to...... read more
Sacked Deputy President set to be sworn-in Friday as Mugabe's successor Zimbabwe's state broadcaster says Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as the country's new president on Friday. Zimbabwe's former vice-president, whose sacking led to the shock resignation of long-time leader Robert Mugabe, will be sworn in as the new president on Friday, the state broadcaster says. Emmerson Mnangagwa, who fled to...... read more
BREAKING: At last! Mugabe bows, resigns as Zimbabwe President, escapes parliamentary onslaught Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda says. A letter from Mr Mugabe said the decision was voluntary, Reuters news agency reports. The surprise announcement came as lawmakers debated an impeachment motion against Mr Mugabe in a joint sitting of parliament. Mr Mugabe had previously refused to resign...... read more
More trouble for Mugabe as ruling party moves for his impeachment The party of Zimbabwe's embattled President Robert Mugabe is to begin moves to impeach him. A Zanu-PF official said a motion to strip him of the presidency would be presented to parliament on Tuesday, and the process could take just two days. The motion accuses the 93-year-old of charges including allowing...... read more
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