Pope Francis Makes Historic Visit To War-torn Iraq

Pope Francis landed in war-battered Iraq Friday on a first-ever papal visit, defying security fears and the pandemic to comfort one of the world’s oldest and most persecuted Christian communities. The 84-year-old, who said he was travelling to Iraq as a “pilgrim of...

Buhari Decorates New Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the new Service Chiefs at an event held in the Council Chamber at the State House. The new Service Chiefs decorated are, Major General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff, who is decorated as full General; Major General...

COVID-19 Kills More African Men than Women – WHO

Women in Africa are less likely to die from Covid-19 than men, but more likely to succumb to maternal complications due to limited access to reproductive services since the pandemic started, the UN said Thursday citing reports. A study of 28 African countries...

Kidnapped Zamfara Schoolgirls Regain Freedom

The schoolgirls kidnapped from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Friday last week have regained their freedom. Bello Matawalle, Zamfara State Governor, confirmed the news on Tuesday, saying the girls...

Late Chadwick Boseman Wins ‘Best Actor’ At Golden Globes

Chadwick Boseman on Sunday won the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for his poignant role in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,”. This comes just months after he died of cancer at age 43. His wife gave a moving speech to accept his prize, which was awarded to him over...

Trump Says He Might Run For US President In 2024

Donald Trump told conservatives Sunday he was considering running for president again in 2024, as he reasserted dominance over the Republican Party and warned of a “struggle” for America’s very survival. Echoing the grievance politics of his 2016 campaign and the...

317 Girls Kidnapped From Zamfara Government College

Police Command in Zamfara has said that about three-hundred and seventeen (317) students were abducted from the Government Girls Science Secondary School Jangebe in Jangebe, Zamfara State.  The school which is located within the Talata-Mafara local government area of...

Buhari Promises To Deal With Banditry And Insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said there will be no softening of the ongoing measures aimed at tackling insurgents, bandits, kidnappers, and other criminals constituting a threat to innocent citizens across the country. The President gave the warning through...

EFCC Chairmanship nominee, Bawa to face Senate plenary

The Senate has made necessary arrangements to screen the President, Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, at plenary on Wednesday. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, had ordered the distribution of...

Giroud overhead kick gives Chelsea edge over Atletico

Olivier Giroud’s magnificent bicycle kick broke Atletico Madrid’s resistance and earned Chelsea a crucial away goal on Tuesday, a 1-0 victory giving Thomas Tuchel’s side a slender advantage in the Champions League last 16.  Giroud’s acrobatic strike was initially...