Niger: Son Of Deposed President Released On Bail Amidst Political Turmoil

Deposed President

Salem Bazoum, the son of Niger’s ousted President Mohamed Bazoum, who was overthrown in a coup last year, has been provisionally released on bail, as confirmed by a Niamey military tribunal. The 22-year-old had been held in custody along with his parents since the military coup took place on July 26, 2023. According to a […]

Aliko Dangote Secures Top Spot on Forbes Africa’s Billionaire List

Aliko Dangote

Nigeria’s industrial magnate, Aliko Dangote, has once again secured his position as the wealthiest individual in Africa, as reported by Forbes Real-Time Billionaires. This comes after a brief hiatus where South African business tycoon Johann Rupert temporarily held the top spot. As of January 8, the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires data indicates that Dangote’s net worth […]

Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Kill Pastor And Five Others In Yobe State

Yobe State

In a tragic incident, suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked the community of Kwari in Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe state, resulting in the death of Pastor Luka Levong of the Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN) and five other individuals. The assailants reportedly invaded the community around 2:00 am on Friday, shooting the pastor […]

Maritime Security: US Company Swiftship Donates Unmanned Vessels To Nigeria

US Company

Swiftship, a US-based military manufacturing company, has generously contributed two cutting-edge unmanned water vessels, known as S2 and S3 Swift Sea Stalkers, to the Nigerian government. The donation was made during a recent visit by the Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, who had traveled to the United States to inspect the facilities of […]

Ethiopia-Somalia Dispute: Au Calls For De-Escalation

Dispute

The African Union, echoing similar sentiments from the United States, has urged for calm in the Horn of Africa following heightened tensions stemming from a disputed agreement between Ethiopia and the breakaway region of Somaliland. In response to Monday’s fierce deal, where Ethiopia gained access to the Red Sea through Somaliland, Somalia has asserted its […]

Alleged Coup Plot: Sierra Leone’s Ex-President Begins Exile In Nigeria

Sierra Leone

The ex-President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, is set to temporarily move to Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, pending approval from President Maada Bio, following his alleged involvement in a failed coup plot. A court in Freetown charged Koroma with four offenses, including treason, related to the attempted military overthrow in November, as the West African […]

Attempted Murder: Ugandan Pastor Survives Shooting Incident

Shooting Incident

A prominent Ugandan pastor and fervent advocate for President Yoweri Museveni found himself targeted in a shooting incident that claimed the life of his bodyguard, as revealed by authorities. The attack on Aloysius Bugingo occurred on Tuesday evening when unidentified assailants fired upon his vehicle, making a swift escape on a motorcycle, according to Ugandan […]

Pushit Village In Plateau Receives New Threat Of Attack

PLATEAU THREATS

As the shockwaves from the Christmas eve massacre, which claimed the lives of at least 195 individuals in Plateau State, continue to reverberate without any perpetrators brought to justice, the Middle-Belt Forum (MBF) revealed that Pushit community in Mangu LGA has received a fresh warning of an impending attack. According to Stanley Kavwam, the Deputy […]

Tragedy Strikes In Liberia As Tanker Explosion Claims Over 40 Lives

explosion

A devastating incident occurred in central Liberia, leaving more than 40 people feared dead after a tanker truck carrying gasoline crashed and exploded in Totota, approximately 130 kilometers (80 miles) from the capital Monrovia. The country’s chief medical officer, Dr. Francis Kateh, informed local media that it was challenging to determine the exact number of […]