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Photos: Gunmen kill 36 in Zamfara village

Thirty six people killed by gunmen in Birane Village in Zurmi Local Council of Zamfara State on Wednesday have been buried, amidst outrage in the social media that the tragedy was being downplayed and that there has been no official reaction. However, the Police Command in Zamfara admitted that  18 persons  …

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N92 Million Fraud former Governor’s son Arraigned

Nuraini Adamu, son of former Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Adamu, and one Felix Onyeabo Ojiako were both arraigned by the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, before Justice Farouq Lawal of the Kano State High Court on a four-count charge of conspiracy, forgery and obtaining …

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To stop migration, stop the abuse of Africa’s resources

On January 17, Italy’s parliament approved the deployment of up to 470 troops in Niger to combat “irregular migrant flows” and the trafficking of people towards Libya, and, from there, to Europe. A number of other European countries are pursuingsimilar policies, including France, Germany, and Spain. These policies have been preceded, in recent years and …

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Ethio­pian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Resigns watch the broadcast

 Ethio­pian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submitted his resignation in a televised announcement on Thursday amid political turmoil in Africa’s fastest-growing economy. The announcement came just after the government released hundreds of political prisoners, including some of the most prominent opposition members in the country, sparking massive celebrations in the cities …

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