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600 Herdsmen Killed, Two Million Cattle Rustled in Two Years – Miyetti Allah

600 Herdsmen Killed, Two Million Cattle Rustled in Two Years – Miyetti Allah

Usman Ngelzarma, National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, said on Tuesday that members of the association had lost over two million cows to rustlers in the last two years. Mr. Ngelzarma made the remark in an in interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Jalingo. He said that apart from […]

‘Strange Disease’ Kills Several in Liberia’s Southeastern County

‘Strange Disease’ Kills Several in Liberia’s Southeastern County

Seven persons Tuesday died from a strange sickness in Greenville, Sinoe County in Southeastern Liberia. According to the Health Ministry spokesman, Sorbor George, five persons died at about 3:00 a.m., while two others died later in the day. According to George, blood specimen from the deceased was sent to the Firestone Hospital in Harbel, Margibi […]

After Bail, Nnamdi Kanu Vows to Remain in Prison

After Bail, Nnamdi Kanu Vows to Remain in Prison

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has resolved to remain in prison custody despite the bail granted him by an Abuja Federal High Court. According to one of the lawyers representing Kanu in court, his decision is in solidarity with his co-defendants, whose bail applications were rejected by the court. […]

Nigerian Govt, Ex-Colonel Trade Words Over Corruption Fight

Nigerian Govt, Ex-Colonel Trade Words Over Corruption Fight

The Presidency said on Monday that the nation’s elite were attacking President Muhammadu Buhari in the media because they were frustrated by the ongoing anti-graft war. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement, said the Presidency would not allow them to frustrate the fight against corruption. […]

Ex-Warlord to Collaborate With Ally of Former Liberian President

Ex-Warlord to Collaborate With Ally of Former Liberian President

The controversial merger has been consummated – signed by all three parties, but the big question remains: “Who will lead the coalition, Urey or Prince Johnson, or, perhaps, Nathaniel Blama?” The declaration of intent for a merger was signed by the three parties – Benoni Urey’s All Liberian Party (ALP), Senator Prince Y. Johnson’s Movement […]

Nigeria’s Babangida Aliyu to Stand Trial for Corruption

Nigeria’s Babangida Aliyu to Stand Trial for Corruption

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday deployed 95 personnel to beef up security at Minna High Court as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) looked set to arraign former Governor Babangida Aliyu on Tuesday. Mr. Aliyu, who served between 2007 and 2015, is expected to be arraigned for alleged N5 […]

Tanker Laden With 33,000 Litres Diesel Fuel Explodes in Lagos

Tanker Laden With 33,000 Litres Diesel Fuel Explodes in Lagos

A 33,000 litres tanker fully laden with diesel has crashed on a car in Lagos, leading to a fire outbreak. Sources said the tanker crashed on the BMW Car with registration number (LSD 462 CZ) while driving inward Ladipo area, Oshodi-Apapa expressway, Lagos. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the tanker, with registration number TUT 258 XA, […]

France still forcing 14 African countries to pay colonial tax

France still forcing 14 African countries to pay colonial tax

80% of the 10 countries with the lowest literacy rates in the WORLD among adults are in francophone Africa. Namely: Benin (40%), Burkina Faso (26%), Chad (34%), Côte d’Ivoire (49%), Guinea (29%), Mali (23%), Niger (29%), and Senegal (42%). This spectacular result is achieved after over 150 years of French colonization! During the almost 200 […]

AU Chairman President Alpha Conde Urges African Leaders to Cut Ties with France

AU Chairman President Alpha Conde Urges African Leaders to Cut Ties with France

Guinea’s president, who also serves as African Union (AU) chairman, has called on African countries to “cut the umbilical chord with France” so as to initiate the continent’s development. Speaking at the 12th International Salon of Agriculture, held in Morocco’s northern city of Meknes late Monday, Alpha Conde harshly criticized western countries — singling out […]

Celebrating the Life of Nigerian-Born Soccer Star Ugo Ehiogu

Celebrating the Life of Nigerian-Born Soccer Star Ugo Ehiogu

Former England and Aston Villa defender of Nigerian descent, Ugo Ehiogu, died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Spurs training centre on Thursday. The official statement from Spurs said Ehiogu, who was the team’s Under 23 coach, died in the early hours of Friday. He was 44 years old. The England defender was capped four […]

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