News

Clash between Muslims and Christians in C.A.R leaves a 12 year-old, 2 others dead

5 years ago /
Security 

Clashes between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic's capital killed at least three on Wednesday as angry residents threw grenades and torched homes, witnesses said.

Bombing kills at least a dozen

5 years ago /
Security 

Islamist militants in Somalia have accepted responsibility for the Wednesday bombing that killed no less than 11 people. 

Malaysian authorities seize over 300 Bibles over the use of the word "Allah"

5 years ago /
Religion 

Islamic authorities in Malaysia on Thursday seized 321 Bibles from a Christian group because they used the word Allah to refer to God, signaling growing intolerance that may inflame ethnic and religious tension in the Southeast Asian country.

Boko haram, other security challenges are Nigeria's fair share of global crises - JONATHAN

5 years ago /
Politics 

President Goodluck Jonathan at a new year service at the Catholic Church’s Pro-Cathedral of Our Lady Queen of Nigeria, Garki in Abuja, described the Boko haram menace and other security challenges facing the nation as Nigeria’s share of worldwide security challenges.

Governor Fashola's wife pleads with NMA to suspend strike

5 years ago /
Health 

The planned strike by the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, to begin on the 6th of January 2014 appears to have struck a cord with the Lagos state First Lady, Dame Abimbola Fashola, as she took the time to send a personal message to the Medical association.

"The PDP is panicking" - Governor Amaechi

5 years ago /
Politics 

The seemingly desperate move by the Peoples Democratic Party to strong-arm the G5 Governors into coming back to the PDP by calling for their immediate impeachment seems to have fallen flat as the G5 Governors say they are calling PDP’s bluff.

Bamanga Tukur sends message to the APC

5 years ago /
Politics 

The New year celebrations were not without political statements or occurrences particularly on the ongoing power tussle between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party and the opposition party, All Progressives Congress. 

Church attacked during New year vigil; at least 3 people killed

5 years ago /
Religion  Security 

Many people across the nation felt a sense of duty to go to church to thank God for witnessing the end of another year. Not all of those people however lived beyond the first few hours of the new year.

Full script of President Gooduck Jonathan's New Year speech

5 years ago /
Politics 

Dear Compatriots, I greet and felicitate with you all as we enter the year 2014 which promises to be a momentous one for our country for several reasons, including the fact that it is also the year of our great nation’s centenary celebrations. I join you all in giving thanks to God Almighty for guiding us and our beloved nation safely through all the challenges of the outgoing year to the beginning of 2014.

HACKER SUCCESSFULLY TOOK OVER BBC SERVER

5 years ago /
International News 

A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and then launched a Christmas Day campaign to convince other cyber criminals to pay him for access to the system.

Tunisian police arrest Islamists threatening New Year celebrations

5 years ago /
Security 

Tunisian police arrested seven Salafists, or ultra-conservative Islamists, in the western town of Kasserine on Sunday, local radio reported, as authorities feared radical Islamists may be planning attacks during New Year celebrations.

Gunmen attack state TV, airport in Democratic Republic of Congo

5 years ago /
Security 

Gunmen attacked the airport and seized control of the state television headquarters in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday in what appeared to be an attempt to seize power by supporters of religious leader Paul Joseph Mukungubila.

Hundreds flee as South Sudan forces brace for 'White Army' assault

5 years ago /
Security 

Hundreds of people fled South Sudan's flashpoint town of Bor as the army warned of an imminent attack by the "White Army" militia on Monday, two weeks into ethnic fighting that has ravaged the world's newest state, officials said.

Lightening kills 8 worshippers in Malawi church

5 years ago /
Religion 

A lightning bolt struck a church in Malawi, killing eight worshippers and injuring several others, local media reported.

Boko Haram members open fire on guests at Bachelor party

5 years ago /
Security 

Suspected fighters from Islamist group Boko Haram opened fire on a bachelor party in northeast Nigeria, killing eight people and wounding several others, witnesses said on Sunday.

Michael Schumacher in critical condition

5 years ago /
Health 

Seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was in a 'critical' condition on Monday after suffering head injuries in a skiing accident in the French Alps resort of Meribel.

Arsenal ends the year at the top of the table

5 years ago /
Sports  

Olivier Giroud's header earned a scrappy win over Newcastle as Arsenal overtook Manchester City to regain top spot in the Premier League.

PDP Members set to remove Tukur as Party Chairman

5 years ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party is said to be under immense pressure as he is pulling all possible strings to prevent his removal by the National Executive Committee of the party.

MOURINHO ACCUSES LUIS SAREZ OF DIVING

5 years ago /
Sports  

Chelsea end the year just two points behind Premier League leaders Arsenal after an impressive performance against a Liverpool side which has now suffered successive league defeats.

CHINA: Police kill 8 during terrorist attack

5 years ago /
International News 

Chinese police shot dead eight people during a terrorist attack in the western region of Xinjiang on Monday, the government said, raising the death toll from violent clashes there to at least 35 since November.