Ex-US President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized

Former US president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized yet again in Houston, local media reported Wednesday. The 92-year-old, who has seen his share of recent health incidents, had fallen ill but was in stable condition and “doing fine,” his chief of staff Jean Becker told the Houston Chronicle. The former president was admitted to […]

U.S. Warns Yahya Jammeh: ‘You’re Losing Opportunities’

The U.S. has warned the embattled President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, saying he is losing opportunities to peacefully handover to President-elect Adama Barrow and avoid the consequences of his actions. Jammeh’s tenure ends Jan. 19, the same day that Barrow is expected to be sworn-in as his successor. Both the African Union and ECOWAS […]

Nanny Charged With Assault After Burning Toddler With Curling Iron To Discipline Him

A nanny has been arrested after she allegedly burned a toddler with a hot curling iron to discipline him. Nosipho Nxumalo was caught on camera deliberately holding the iron against two-year-old Xander Persaud’s skin, the tot’s family claims. Mum Angela Persaud, from Long Island, New York, says she noticed burns on her son’s fingers and […]

Gambian President, Jammeh Declares State Of Emergency

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Tuesday declared a state of emergency, citing foreign interference in a presidential election he lost to opponent Adama Barrow last month. The declaration was necessary “due to the unprecedented and extraordinary amount of foreign inference in the December 1 presidential elections and also in the internal affairs of The Gambia,” […]

Militants Blow Up Pipeline After Osinbajo’s Visit

An unidentified militant group in the Niger Delta have blown up a crude oil trunkline in Ughelli, Delta State, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led a Federal Government delegation to the region. Osinbajo had on Monday held a meeting with traditional rulers in Delta State with the objective of finding lasting peace […]

Fani-Kayode Visits Oyedepo, Hails Cleric As “One Of The Most Courageous Men In Nigeria”

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Tuesday paid a visit to the founder and presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church (Winners’ Chapel), David Oyedepo. Fani-Kayode posted an image of himself and the revered man of God on his Facebook page, describing him as “one of the most courageous men in our country today”. […]

President Buhari Regrets Accidental Bombing, Condoles With Families Of The Dead

President Buhari has received with deep sadness and regret, the accidental bombing of a civilian community in Rann, Borno State, by the Nigerian Air Force, engaged in the final phase of mopping up insurgents in the North-east. At least 120 people were wounded and 52 killed in the aerial bombing including ten humanitarian Aid workers […]