African Ministers Reinforce Africa’s Position few hours Before Official Opening of...

African Trade Ministers have reinforced the position of the Geneva-based African Ambassadors and Experts a few hours before the opening of the 11th WTO Ministerial...

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY, 9TH DECEMBER 2017 STATEMENT BY THE GHANA CENTER...

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) calls on the government to seize the current pro-anticorruption political moment to take decisive and concrete action...

Libyan mayors hold historic meeting

Press statement Friday, 8 December 2017 Geneva, Switzerland  Libyan mayors hold historic meeting to promote their country’s stability The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) commends Libyan mayors for coming...

FLASH REPORT* ZIMBABWE (from AU Situation Room)

Zimbabwe's main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) says it will oppose any attempt by the army to stage a coup, amid reports of...

Liberia Supreme Court Hearing Threatens To Delay Election Run-off

Liberia’s Supreme Court said it will summon the country’s election commission on Thursday over a legal complaint backed by three political parties regarding the...

Suspected Boko Haram members kill 10 in Cameroon village

Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 10 villagers in northern Cameroon on Sunday night in what army and local officials said was revenge...

Kenyatta Declared Winner in Kenya Presidential Poll, Again

Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya's re-run presidential election, according to the country's electoral commission. With eight candidates listed on the ballot, Kenyatta, the incumbent, attained...

Somalia: Al-Shabaab retakes key town from African Union troops

Al-Shabaab fighters regained control of a key town in southern Somalia today, Garowe Online  reported. Just hours after African Union (AU) troops left Rasadaay, located 179 kilometres...

Biafra: BNYL announces day referendum will start

Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, says grassroots referendum activities will commence Monday next week. BNYL Leader, Princewill Obuka, said the group will converge in Akwa...

Somalia sacks security chiefs as attack toll hits 27

The death toll from a deadly attack on a hotel in Mogadishu rose to 27 on Sunday, prompting the Somali government to sack its...

Liberia Ruling Party Challenges Election Results

Liberia's ruling party is challenging the results of the first round of presidential elections in which its candidate was the runner-up. Unity Party accused the, ...

Kenya Opposition Leader Demands New Presidential Election

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga is demanding a new presidential election within 90 days, saying the country is in "grave danger" from political violence.He...

Burundi becomes first country to withdraw from International Criminal Court

East African nation, Burundi is the first country to withdraw from the International Criminal Court. An ICC spokesman confirmed that the pullout takes effect Friday,...

Alleged N2bn Fraud: Sagay, Others React To Maina’s Recall

More controversies continue to trail the recall of embattled former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force Team on Pension Reforms, MrAbdulrasheed Maina, as prominent Nigerians expressed concern over...

BVN: Funds In 46 Million Bank Accounts May Be Forfeited

Forty-six million bank accounts have yet to be linked to Biometric Verification numbers and the funds in them will likely be temporarily forfeited to the...

Nigeria, Turkey To Collaborate In Fight Against Terrorism, Arms Smuggling

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country will collaborate with Turkey in the fight against terrorism and arms smuggling into Nigeria. The decision was one...

Court Fixes Friday For Evans’ Arraignment On Fresh Charges

The Lagos High Court Sitting in the Igbosere area of Lagos Island has fixed 0ctober 27, 2017  for the arraignment of suspected kidnap kingpin,...

INEC says 80 million Nigerians to vote in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission says there will be at least 80 million registered voters in Nigeria by 2019. The INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu,...

APC not involved in Anambra killing – Police

The Anambra State Police Command on Sunday debunked reports that three persons were killed in Onitsha last Friday during the commencement of the governorship...

Killings: Plateau youths to seek justice at ICJ

A socio-cultural organisation, Irigwe Youth Movement, has said it will contact the National Human Rights Commission and International Court of Justice in The Hague,...

FG tells court-Nnamdi Kanu is in Abaribe’s custody.

The Federal Government has replied to Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe’s application seeking to withdraw as one of the sureties for the leader of the proscribed...

INEC says Anambra election will be one of the biggest ever

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says Anambra election will be one of the biggest it has ever conducted. Chairman of INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu,...

RTI COALITION URGES PERMANENT MISSIONS IN GENEVA TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR...

PRESS STATEMENT:   RTI COALITION URGES PERMANENT MISSIONS IN GENEVA TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GHANA TO PASS THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION (RTI) LAW   The Right to Information...

‘I Have Power To Stop The Rain and heal the sick’...

Flamboyant king, the Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi held the second year anniversary of his ascension to the throne and marked his...

INEC to release over 200,000 new PVCs for Anambra’s Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that over 200,000 voters registered in the on-going continuous voters’ registration in Anambra State. The National Commissioner...

Nigeria is using recovered looted funds to finance 2017 budget

Buhari who spoke at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday was represented by the...

British govt’ll support FG to curb spread of monkey pox

The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has assured that his government would support the Federal Government in its efforts to curb the...

NUJ cancels proposed illegal award on Dino Melaye

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has declared as illegal, the proposed ‘Senator of the Year Award’ to Sen. Dino Melaye (Kogi-APC) by the...

CBN Injects $195m into Forex Market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday continued its intervention in the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market with the injection of $195 million. Figures...

Monkey Pox Spreads to Lagos, Rivers, Five Other States

  Senator Iroegbu in Abuja, Gboyega Akinsanmi and Martins Ifijeh in Lagos Following the outbreak of the monkey pox virus in Bayelsa State recently, other suspected...