Category: News

Gambia’s President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh is refusing to step down despite the threat of military intervention by neighbouring states. Adama Barrow, who beat him in elections last...

Four-time champions Cameroon moved top of Group A

Four-time champions Cameroon moved top of Group A as they fought back to deny debutants Guinea-Bissau a historic first win at the Africa Cup of Nations. Shock qualifiers...

Yaya Toure snubs Chinese Super League

YAYA TOURE has snubbed a staggering £22.3million- a-year offer from China — in a bid to win a new deal at Manchester City. The 33-year old midfielder was the subject...

AFCON 2017: Ayew scores as Ghana Beat Uganda

ANDREW AYEW scored from the penalty spot to hand Ghana all three points in the opening match of their campaign. Former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan was pulled back...

Embattled Jameh declares state of emergency in Gambia

Embattled Gambian President Yahya Jammeh Tuesday declared a state of emergency in the country after refusing to hand power to opposition leader Adama Barrow, who won an...

Scores Dead as Nigerian Jet mistakenly Drops bomb in Borno

A Nigerian military plane accidentally dropped a bomb inside a settlement in Borno State, killing several persons, military authorities have confirmed. The spokesman for...

President Buhari consoles victims of accidental bomb

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with families of those who died in the accidental bombing of a civilian community in Rann, Borno State. A Presidency statement...

Germany approves more soldiers for UN mission in Mali

The German government has approved an expansion of the country’s military deployment in Mali, with Berlin sending more helicopters to support the U.N. peacekeeping...

Volkswagen to plead guilty over emissions scandals, pay US regulators $4.3 billion

Volkswagen is close to reaching a final deal with US regulators over its 2015 diesel emissions scandals, reports Reuters. The German automaker said it expects to plead...

Kebbi discovers pupils’ names on pensioners’ list

Kebbi State government has discovered names of three Primary Three pupils in its pensioners’ list. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Umar Babale...