A new dawn has surfaced in Brazil after the country’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal on Sunday declared far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro, winner of a keenly contested election. Bolsonaro defeated his Leftist opponent Fernando Haddad of the Workers’ Party 55.5 per cent against 44.5 per cent of the votes with 96 per...
A lone fingerprint and a set of misspellings helped point FBI agents to a Florida man with a long criminal record now charged with mailing homemade bombs to prominent critics of President Trump — a politically charged case that has roiled the run-up to next month’s congressional elections. Cesar Sayoc,...
By Busayo Onijala The body of Efemena Okedi, wife of late Reggae star, Ras Kimono, was on Friday laid to rest at Atan cemetery, Yaba, Lagos. Okedi was Kimono’s manager and a member of his band when they were alive. She passed away on June 10, at a Lagos hospital shortly after...
A Federal High Court siting at Abuja and presided over by Hon. Justice A.I. Chikere, today ordered Bishop Anthony Osadolor Ochei to serve the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) with his application to the Hon. Court...
Melania Trump, on the second stop of a five-day goodwill tour of Africa, visited a school in Malawi, where the young children sang that they were so happy to see her. The U.S. first lady landed in the capital, Lilongwe, on Thursday morning after a six-hour flight from Ghana. She...
A Vietnam veteran who bragged online about maintaining his target-shooting skills was being held Thursday in the shooting of seven law enforcement officers, one of whom died, as deputies tried to serve a search warrant at his home. Authorities said Frederick Hopkins opened fire on the deputies from inside the...
The sad tale of Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram Warning! This article is not suitable for persons under the age of 18  The repeated attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital by Boko Haram terrorist group at the time of this report, brings to mind a popular African proverbs...
Indonesia is in a race against time to save victims of a devastating earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi island, the government said on Tuesday, as the official death toll rose to more than 1,200 and looting fueled fears of lawlessness. Four days after the double disaster struck, officials feared the...
The All Progressives Congress screening panel for senatorial aspirants has released the list of aspirants cleared to contest the senatorial elections next year. Among the aspirants cleared are former Delta state governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, Governors Ibikunle Amosun, Abiola Ajimobi, Tanko Al-Makura and Kashim shettima. In Lagos and Ondo states, all the...
A major 7.7 magnitude quake struck off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, prompting a tsunami alert hours after a milder quake brought down houses in the same area, and officials expect further damage. The meteorology and geophysics agency issued an early tsunami warning for people in Central Sulawesi...