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How Abba Kyari and Hushpuppi got entangled over multimillion dollar scam

The Nigerian Police Service Commission has announced the suspension of Abba Kyari, who is a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Head, Intelligence Response Team (IRT) with Nigeria Police Force. The commission in a statement Said Kyari’s suspension will take effect from Saturday, July 31 and will remain until they conclude investigation on the accusations against …

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Ghana youths reject bags of rice from lawmaker, say we need jobs

It is a norm for African politicians to try and buy the support of their electorates with items, most especially food. But when this Ghanian politician tried to persuade some unemployed youths of Busunu, in the Savannah Region of Ghana, they rejected his rice gift protested over joblessness plaguing them in the area. In a …

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Government replies Bishop Kukah over his statement before the US Congress on the persecution of christians in Nigeria

The Nigerian government has expressed disappointment in the Bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Matthew Kukah over his statements before the United States Congress where he criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over the security challenges plaguing the nation. In a statement signed by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari, the presidency described …

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Bishop Matthew Kukah highlights the prosecution of Christians in Nigeria to the US Congress in Washington

The Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah has expressed fears that the Nigerian government under President Muhammadu Buhari is handling issues which concerns religious violence poorly. Bishop Kukah said this during a virtual presentation to the US Congress in Washington on the prosecution of Christians in Nigeria by armed extremist group in the …

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Usifo Ataga murder: Chidimma recants confession, says she was overwhelmed by journalists

It seemed like a forgone conclusion when the police in Lagos State arrested and paraded Chidimma Adaora Ojukwu as the prime suspect in the murder of Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga Reports had it that 50-year-old Ataga was found dead, murdered in an Airbnb apartment in the highbrow Lekki estate in Lagos. His murder was …

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Benin monarchy, government fight over who should take custody of 1,130 stolen artefacts to be returned from Germany

The Paramount ruler of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has kicked against the decision of the Edo state government to take custody of the 1,130 stolen Benin artefacts that are in the process of being repatriated from Germany. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and the other top government …

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Kenyan black widow: policewoman who killed her lover colleague shoots dead another man after luring him to hotel room

A Kenyan police officer declared wanted by detectives over the killing of a colleague is suspected to have killed another man. Corporal Carolyne Kangogo, 34, is on the run after allegedly killing Constable John Ogweno, whom she was in a relationship with. Mr Ogweno, who was attached to the Nakuru Central Police Station, was found …

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Jacob Zuma: South Africa former president hands himself to the police to begin 15 months jail sentence

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has handed himsef in to police to begin serving a 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court. Police admitted him to Estcourt Correctional Centre in his home town – the province of KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday. Police had earlier warned that they are prepared to arrest him if he refuse …

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Nigerian government kidnapped Nnamdi Kanu – Prof. Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has criticised the way and manner with which the Nigerian government ‘arrested’ the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Ipob, Nnnamdi Kanu. On June 30th, Justice Minister Abubakar Malami announced that Kanu has been returned to Nigeria. “We want to inform Nigerians that government working with security agencies has …

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