Russia accuses US Navy destroyer of violating territorial waters in Sea of Japan

Russia has accused a US naval vessel of “operating illegally” in territorial waters in the Sea of Japan near the country’s far east. The USS John S. McCain, which had been in the area for several days, “violated the territorial waters of the Russian Federation in the Gulf Peter the Great”, according to a statement […]

Two hurt in suspected terror incident in Lugano, Switzerland

Two people were injured in a stabbing at a department store in Lugano which is being investigated as a possible terror incident. Police in the Swiss canton of Ticino said a 28-year-old Swiss citizen who lives in the Lugano area attacked two women at the store before being stopped by a couple of clients and […]

Police using ‘excessive violence’ against peaceful protesters in Poland amid abortion row

Police in Poland are using increasingly violent tactics against peaceful demonstrators at women-led protests over abortion rights, according to activists. Authorities have thrown protesters on the ground, hit them with telescopic batons, and used kettling — a tactic that involves employing blockades to contain a crowd within a limited area — a human rights lawyer […]

2023: Bode George Condemns Tinubu For Neglecting Lagos For Personal Desperation

President Muhammadu Buhari has been charged by the former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bode George to be careful of politicians advertising the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, to him. The PDP chieftain stated this while condemning the recent visit of some APC chieftains, Chief Bisi Akande, Prince […]

Trial For The Murder Of Jamal Khashoggi Resumes In Absentia

The trial of men accused of murdering Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in 2018 has resumed in Turkey. Twenty Saudi officials who are not in Turkey are being tried in absentia. A leading critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Mr. Khashoggi was killed by a team of Saudi agents inside the kingdom’s consulate. […]

#EndSARS: I Refuse To Be Bullied Or Intimidated – DJ Switch Tells Lai Mohammed, FG

Nigerian DJ and songwriter, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popularly known as DJ Switch has declared that she won’t succumb to any intimidation from the government over her roles in the #EndSARS protest and the reportage on the Lekki toll gate shooting. Though she acknowledged that the pressure has been much and it has not been easy, […]

Former Niger President Mamadou Tandja Dies At Age 82

The West African nation of Niger is observing three days of national mourning following the death of former President Mamadou Tandja at the age of 82. The government said Tuesday Tandja died in the capital, Niamey, but no cause of death was given. Tandja was twice elected president of Niger starting 1999 to 2010 before […]

#EndSARS: Nothing New In Second Report By CNN, It’s All Fake News – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has accused international media outfit, CNN of spreading fake news with its reports on the Lekki tollgate shooting. It accused CNN of relying on fake social media sources as well as doctored videos to compile both its first and second reports on the Lekki tollgate incident […]

Breaking: Senator Elisha Abbo Dumps Defects To APC From PDP

Senator Elisha Abbo has defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party. Senator Abbo, who represents Adamawa North in the Nigerian Senate announced his defection from the PDP to the APC in a letter addressed to the Senate. Senator Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Nigerian […]