Category: Africa

4th batch of 465 Nigerian returnees arrive Port Harcourt

The fourth batch of 465 Nigerian returnees from Libya have arrived Port Harcourt, Mr Martins Ejike, South-South Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. Ejike who received the returnees on Friday, told news that they arrived Port Harcourt International Airport at about 12.25 a.m. on board Max Air. Ejike told newsmen that the evacuation […]

Kenya court orders reopening of TV stations

  Kenya’s High Court has ordered the government to reopen several TV stations that it shut down on Tuesday. The country’s top three TV networks were taken off the air after they tried to broadcast a mock inauguration ceremony held by opposition leader Raila Odinga. The move provoked an outcry from journalists and human rights […]

The 2018 SLAY Festival Is Here

Remember the SLAY Festival that women couldn’t stop talking about last year? It’s back! The festival, which is its second edition, is billed to attract over 3000 women across Africa. The 2018 SLAY Festival is where you will get the best opportunity for engagement in a long time   Remember the SLAY Festival that women […]

FAAN begins evacuation of abandoned aircraft from MMA airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Monday said it had started the evacuation of abandoned aircraft at the airside of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Communications, FAAN, confirmed the development to newsmen in Lagos. Yakubu said that no fewer than 13 aircraft had been abandoned […]

Kenya opposition to swear-in leader as ‘president’

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga is planning to have himself sworn in as an alternative president on Tuesday, seen as a final push to challenge Uhuru Kenyatta’s election. Odinga challenged the result of the original August vote winning an unprecedented annulment, but then boycotted the court-ordered re-run in October handing victory to Kenyatta who won […]

Spotted: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & President of France’s Wife Brigitte Macron

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was spotted recently with the wife of the President of France, Brigitte Macron. The Americanah author shared a photo of herself and Brigitte Macron on her “Wear Nigerian” Instagram page. Although the story about their meeting was not shared, Chimamanda revealed that she is currently in Paris. In the photo […]

Presidency lists President Buhari’s Achievements

The Presidency has appealed to former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, to take a second look at President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s achievements since its inception on May 29, 2015. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made the appeal in a statement issued in Abuja on […]

Obasanjo appeals to Buhari to dump 2nd Term Ambitions

The third is passing the buck. For instance, blaming the Governor of the Central Bank for devaluation of the naira by 70% or so and blaming past governments for it, is to say the least,not accepting one’s own responsibility. Let nobody deceive us, economy feeds on politics and because our politics is depressing, our economy […]