Morocco hikers: Three get death penalty for Scandinavian tourist murders

Morocco hikers: Three get death penalty for Scandinavian tourist murders

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Rachid Afatti (L) and Younes Ouaziyad (C) killed the two women while Abdessamad Ejjoud videoed the murder Three Islamic State group supporters who murdered two Scandinavian hikers in Morocco have been sentenced to death. The verdicts for ringleader Abdessamad Ejjoud, Younes Ouaziyad…

Family and associates seek N9m for ailing veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji

Family and associates seek N9m for ailing veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji

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Mr Oyebanji Family members, friends and professional colleagues of ailing veteran sports journalist Akinloye Oyebanji on Thursday appealed to governments, public-spirited individuals and corporate organisations to assist him with the sum of $25,000. Steve Olarinoye, a retired sports administrator who spoke on…

Japan implements 170 projects with $12m in Nigeria

Japan implements 170 projects with $12m in Nigeria

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The Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria , H.E. Mr. Kikuta Yutaka The Embassy of Japan in Abuja says it has implemented 170 projects with 12 million dollars under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots and Human Security Project (GGP) in Nigeria. This was…

Nigerian army colonel, five other gallant soldiers killed in Boko Haram battle

Nigerian army colonel, five other gallant soldiers killed in Boko Haram battle

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File photo of Nigerian Army at a drill Six soldiers, including two officers, who fought to repel a Boko Haram attack on Wednesday were killed by the insurgents. One of the victims was a colonel and another a captain. Several Boko Haram…

APC expels North West National Vice Chairman, Inuwa Abdulkadir

APC expels North West National Vice Chairman, Inuwa Abdulkadir

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Suspended National Vice Chairman, Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has upheld the expulsion of the party’s National Vice Chairman (North West), Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir over anti-party activities by the party organs…

Nasarawa NUJ raises committee to review Gov. Sule’s media policy

Nasarawa NUJ raises committee to review Gov. Sule’s media policy

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The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nasarawa state chapter has inaugurated a 5-man committee to review Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s media policy for conducts of journalists in the state. Mr Dogo Shammah, Chairman of the union in the state made this known at…

Africa Cup Of Nations: Nigeria captain Mikel Obi confirms international retirement

Africa Cup Of Nations: Nigeria captain Mikel Obi confirms international retirement

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Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi confirmed his international retirement after the Super Eagles secured third place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi has confirmed his retirement from international football. The 32-year-old midfielder made 89 appearances for…

Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as CAF vice-president

Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick is dismissed as CAF vice-president

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NFF’s Pinnick Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick has been dismissed from his role as a vice-president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and replaced by South Africa’s Danny Jordaan. Pinnick had served as the first vice-president of Caf since July 2018. No reason…

El-Zakzaky: Stay steer clear Lagos, South West – Yoruba youths warn Shiites, sponsors

El-Zakzaky: Stay steer clear Lagos, South West – Yoruba youths warn Shiites, sponsors

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Officials of the council at the press briefing in Lagos The Progressive Yoruba Youth Council, the umbrella body of southwest youths has cautioned members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, against taking their protest to Lagos State and the entire Oduduwa…

African doctors, health initiative treat 700 patients in Abuja community

African doctors, health initiative treat 700 patients in Abuja community

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Medical personnel taking vitals of beneficiaries at the outreach African Doctors for Africa and Oral Health Advocacy Initiative (OHAI) non-governmental organisations dedicated to providing health care services has treated over 700 patients for various illnesses in Dobi, a community in Gwagwalada Area…