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French tourist Herve Gourdel abducted by Algeria militants

French tourist Herve Gourdel abducted by Algeria militants

A French tourist has been kidnapped in Algeria by a militant group linked to Islamic State (IS), French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has confirmed. Read More »

Uduaghan urges support for Olejeme’s governorship bid

Uduaghan urges support for Olejeme’s governorship bid

Support for the Chairman, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme mounted on Sunday, 21 September 2014 in Asaba as Urhobo youth groups urged  Urhobo governorship aspirants to drop their  ambition and support her. Read More »

Ikanya, R/S APC Chairman Emerges IPAC Chair in Rivers

Ikanya, R/S APC Chairman Emerges IPAC Chair in Rivers

The State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, Chief (Dr.) Davies Ibiamu Ikanya [JP] has emerged as Chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council [IPAC] in Rivers State. Chief Ikanya emerged as Chairman of the Rivers State chapter of the umbrella body of all registered political parties in Nigeria in a keenly-contested election that took place at ... Read More »

AIG Mbu Not Fit to Be a Police Officer, Says Rivers APC

AIG Mbu Not Fit to Be a Police Officer, Says Rivers APC

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress said it has read with utmost shock the “unfortunate outburst and self-glorification” of Mr. Joseph Mbu, who was recently promoted to Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), who in an unprovoked attack claimed to have tamed Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi during Mbu’s infamous days as Commissioner of Police in Rivers State. AIG Mbu ... Read More »

Egyptian pleads guilty in US embassy bombings

Egyptian pleads guilty in US embassy bombings

An Egyptian man has pleaded guilty in a New York court to charges of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people. Read More »

Deadly attack in Guinea on Ebola team

Deadly attack in Guinea on Ebola team

Eight bodies, including of three journalists, found in remote village following attack on team trying to educate locals. Read More »

Africans play key roles in launch of new Al Jazeera app

Africans play key roles in launch of new Al Jazeera app

Al Jazeera Media Network announces the launch of AJ+, a connected, global news community. With socially shareable content, AJ+ will highlight human struggles and achievements while providing context on the world’s biggest stories. Read More »

Edo PDP Accuse Edo Govt Of Spending 428 Million On Foreign Trips

Edo PDP Accuse Edo Govt Of Spending 428 Million On Foreign Trips

The People’s Democratic Party in Edo State has alleged that the State Government spent 428 Million Naira for trips to Miami and Chicago in the United States of America. Read More »

South Sudan bans foreign workers

South Sudan bans foreign workers

(BBC) – South Sudan’s government has issued an order to non-governmental organisations (NG0s) and private firms to fire certain foreign workers by mid-October. Read More »

TB Joshua Lagos church collapse: Many South Africans dead

TB Joshua Lagos church collapse: Many South Africans dead

(BBC) – At least 67 South Africans were killed when a church hostel belonging to Nigerian TV evangelist TB Joshua collapsed in Lagos last week, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has said. Read More »

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