‘Biafra Agitators Are Mad People’ – Popular Pastor, Uma Ukpai

A popular man of God has attacked groups calling for the actualisation of Biafra. Renowned cleric, Rev Uma Ukpai, has attacked all groups including the Indigenous People of Biafra and the Movement for the Actualisation of Biafra, calling them mad people. According to TheNation, Ukpai spoke in Uyo, headquarters of his ministry. The Abia-born cleric […]

Jubilation As Onitsha Sea Port Becomes Functional After Several Years (Photos/Video)

Nigerians have expressed their joy when the Onitsha sea port became functional again after it was commissioned Tuesday, October 6. Videos and photos from the scene show containers being offloaded. According to presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi “The Plan is to move containers from Lagos & Onne Ports to Onitsha by barge. For now I believe […]

BREAKING: Kaduna Appoints Bamalli Emir Of Zazzau

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has made has named the new Emir of Zazzau. El-Rufai, who spent hours in a meeting with Zazzau council of chiefs on Tuesday and have chosen Ambassador Ahmed Bamalli as the 19th Fulani emir for the emirate. The seat was left vacant since the death of Alhaji Shehu Idris, […]

‘I Can See Clearly Now’ Singer, Johnny Nash Dies Aged 80

Johnny Nash the legendary singer-songwriter behind the 1972 hit “I Can See Clearly Now”, has died at the age of 80. His son, John told CBS Los Angeles that Nash whose health had been in decline, died at his home of natural causes on Tuesday October 6. The reggae and pop musician made his major […]

Three-day #ENDSARS Protest Commences In Lagos (Photos)

Some angry Nigerians have taken to the streets to protest against police and SARS brutality. Nigerians living in Lagos state have began a three-day protest against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. The residents are demanding for the scrapping of SARS. The protest is part of the push for the reform of […]

Belgian average nears 2,500 new coronavirus cases per day

Almost 2,500 new people per day tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium over the past week, with peaks of over 3,000 infections per day, according to Sciensano’s latest figures on Wednesday. Over the 7-day period from 27 September to 3 October, an average of 2,466 new people tested positive, which is an […]

Cheat Sheet: How the latest rule of 4 works

Following Tuesday’s announcement of the stricter coronavirus measures in Belgium, the Crisis Centre gave some tips on how people can safely receive the four guests they are now allowed to invite in their homes. From Friday 9 October, people can still have three close contacts – besides the people living under the same roof – […]

‘Focus on federal rules’: bars in Brussels’ border municipalities remain open

While the Brussels-Capital Region on Wednesday decided to close all bars on its territory from 8 October to curb the spread of the coronavirus, bars in the municipalities of the Brussels’ periphery will remain open. For the time being, no stricter measures will be taken in the 19 municipalities bordering the Brussels-Capital Region, the cabinet […]

Coronavirus: Brussels shuts down bars from tomorrow

All bars in the Brussels-Capital Region are shutting down from Thursday as part of a new round of restrictions imposed by leaders in the Belgian capital as they race to quench flaring coronavirus cases. The shutdown will come into force from 7:00 AM on 8 October and will also include cafes and the cafeterias of […]

US to announce charges against British Daesh members

The Justice Department is preparing to announce charges Wednesday against two men from Britain who joined Daesh and were part of a cell that beheaded Western hostages, a law enforcement official said. They are expected to make their first court appearance in the afternoon in Alexandria, Virginia, said the official, who was not authorized to […]

Saudi Embassy in Burkina Faso inaugurated

The Saudi minister of state for African affairs, Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Qattan, accompanied by Burkina Faso’s minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation, Alfa Barry, have inaugurated the Saudi Embassy in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou. Qattan conveyed the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc […]

Guitar legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer, his family announces

Guitar legend Eddie Van Halen died on Tuesday following a “long and arduous battle with cancer”, his family has confirmed. He was 65. Van Halen’s son, Wolf Van Halen, broke the news on social media. “He was the best father I could ask for. Every moment I’ve shared with him on and off stage was […]

More members of Trump’s inner circle test positive for COVID-19

Top White House aide Stephen Miller has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the latest member of US President Donald Trump’s entourage to have the virus. It came as US military leaders quarantined after Coast Guard official Admiral Charles Ray tested positive. White House aide Hope Hicks, a number of Republican senators and press Secretary Kayleigh […]