US Election Was Marred With Fraud – Brazil President

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil on Sunday alleged that the presidential election in the United States of America was marred with fraud. Recall that Joe Biden won more than 80 million popular votes and 306 electoral votes while incumbent President, Trump had 74 million and 232 electoral votes. Bolsonaro in his statement on Sunday said […]

‘US Election Was Rigged’ – President Trump

President Donald Trump on Monday insisted that the November 3 presidential election in the United States of America was marred with fraud. The Republican noted that the president-elect, Joe Biden, couldn’t have gotten more votes from Black people than his predecessor, Barack Obama. Trump also stated that the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party can’t […]

#ZabarmariMassacre: Buhari Can’t Protect Nigeria – Moghalu

President Muhammadu Buhari is not capable of protecting Nigerians or confronting the security challenges facing the nation, Professor Kingsley Moghalu has declared. Moghalu, a former presidential candidate, made the submission in his reaction to the killing of 43 rice farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday. He described the incident as a […]

Boko Haram: UN Report False Only 43 Borno Farmers Killed – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dismissed a report by the United Nations claiming over 110 civilians were killed by Boko Haram in Saturday during an attack on farmers in the Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. Naija News recalls that Boko Haram Terrorist group on Saturday beheaded 43 farmers in Zabarmari, less than 20 […]

UK concerned over Iran situation, awaiting full facts on scientist killing

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday he was concerned about the situation in Iran and wider region after the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. “We are concerned about the situation in Iran and the wider region we do want to see de-escalation of tensions,” Raab told Sky News, after Iranian scientist […]

South Korea bans year-end parties as coronavirus case spike again

South Korean authorities announced a ban on year-end parties and some music lessons on Sunday and said public saunas and some cafes must also close after coronavirus infections surged at their fastest pace since the early days of the pandemic. South Korea has been one of the world’s coronavirus mitigation success stories but spikes in […]

Saudi minimum wage will apply to all existing, new workers: ministry

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development said that the decision to raise the minimum wage calculation for Saudis from SAR 3,000 ($800) to SAR 4,000 ($1,066) applies to all existing and new workers in the Saudi labor market. The employee, earning less than SAR 4,000, will be accounted as “half worker” in (Nitaqat), […]

Rockets hit Eritrea capital after Ethiopia declares victory

Rockets launched from Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region again hit the capital of Eritrea, diplomats said on Sunday, as the US embassy in Asmara reported “six explosions” in the city. The blasts – which the embassy said occurred about 10pm Saturday night (19:00 GMT) – came hours after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared victory in […]

UK, France sign new deal to curb Channel refugee crossings

The United Kingdom and France have signed a new agreement to try to stop the undocumented movement of people across the Channel, upping patrols and technology to close off a dangerous route refugees and migrants use in hopes of reaching the UK on small boats. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel said that, under the deal […]

Buhari Expresses Frustration Over #ZabarmariMassacre, Blame Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has already expressed his frustration over the killing farmers in Zabarmari of over 43 saying it was unwise. At least 3 rice farmers have been brutally murdered by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in the middle of their farms while they were harvesting. A statement issued by his spokesperson Garba Shehu on behalf […]

#ZabarmariMassacre: Sack Service Chiefs Now, Nigerians Tell Buhari

Nigerians have expressed anger and disappointment over President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to retain Security Service Chiefs in spite of the continued killings and unrests across the nation, especially in the North-East. Saturday that suspected Boko Haram militants entered farms in Zabarmari, 20 kilometres from the counter-insurgency operation Lafiya Dole Command centre in Maiduguri, Borno State […]

#ZabarmariMassacre: Arewa To Blame For Northern Insecurity – Ganduje’s Aide

Salihu Dawisu Tanko Yakasai, Governor Umar Ganduje’s Special Adviser on Media, has blamed Arewa community for the level of insecurity currently rocking the Northern part of Nigeria. The North region, in recent days, have been ravaged with reports of kidnappings and killings. Boko Haram Terrorist group on Saturday beheaded 43 farmers in Zabarmari, less than […]

Northern Elders Insist Buhari Must Sack Service Chief

Northern elders have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Nigeria’s service chiefs as the country’s security situation takes a turn for the worse. HRH Saad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, while speaking at the fourth quarterly meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC), lamented the increasing rate of insecurity in Nigeria, particularly in the Northern […]

Photos From Funeral Of 43 Farmers Slaughtered By Boko Haram

The burial of farmers who were killed by members of Boko Haram sect on Sunday was attended by the Governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum. While expressing sympathy with the family of the deceased, Zulum appealed to the federal government to recruit more persons into the civilian joint task force. “First of all, accept my […]

Protesters take to streets across France over controversial National Security law

Demonstrations took place throughout France on Saturday against a controversial new bill that would ban police images and increase surveillance. The French parliament is currently examining article 24 of the National Security bill, which proposes criminalising the filming and publication of images of on-duty police officers. Media groups in France say it could impact journalists […]

Gov Sanwo-Olu Names Buildings After Tinubu, Late Osinowo, Makes New Appointment

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, opened the newly built Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development Area and the Agboyi-Ketu LCDA in the state, naming the first after the All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The governor also named the Agboyi-Ketu building after the late Senator of Lagos East Senatorial District, Adebayo Osinowo, […]

Minister Of Humanitarian Affairs, Farouq Weeps As Communication Minister, Pantami, ‘Disgraces’ Her At FEC Meeting

The disagreement between the two ministers, according to a top source, has further confirmed insinuations that there was division among top aides of President Muhammadu Buhari. Sadiya Umar Farouq, Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, has been involved in an altercation with a fellow minister, a report by SaharaReporters has shown. Farouq was […]

‘Matter Of Life And Death’ Fani-Kayode Reacts As Sultan of Sokoto Declares North Insecure

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has hailed the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III, over his comments on Northern Nigeria insecurity. HRH Saad Abubakar, while speaking at the fourth quarterly meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC), lamented the increasing rate of insecurity in Nigeria, […]