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Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky Wins landslide victory Ukraine’s Presidential Election

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has scored a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election. With nearly all ballots counted in the run-off vote, Mr Zelensky had taken more than 73% with incumbent Petro Poroshenko trailing far behind on 24%. “I will never let you down,” Mr Zelensky told celebrating supporters. …

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2 Tourists visiting popular spot killed by Suspected Kidnappers in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that suspected kidnappers stormed Kajuru Castle, a tourist destination in the Kajuru Local Governoment Area of Kaduna State, killing an expatriate and one other person.     According to Premium Times, police spokesperson Yakubu Sabo, said three people were also abducted by the suspects who …

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Sudan: Over $351m Cash Found In Ousted President’s House

Huge sums of cash have been discovered by anti-corruption investigators at ex President Omar al Bashir’s former residence, less than two weeks after he was kicked out of office in a military coup. .     Senior public prosecutor in Sudan, Mutasim Mahmoud, in a statement, announced the seizure of …

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Sri Lanka explosions: Over 137 reportedly killed as churches and hotels targeted

Over 137 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, police and hospital sources say. The blasts hit a number of high-end hotels and churches in Kochchikade, Negombo and Batticaloa, targeted worshippers as they attended Easter services. . . Additional blasts …

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Prime minister of Mali and entire cabinet resign following series of violence

Mali Prime Minister, Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga has resigned alongside his cabinet amidst tribal violence and protests taking place in the country. The public was enraged after about 160 Fulani herders were massacred by members of a rival community. Four weeks after a brutal attack on a village in central Mali, Soumeylou Boubeye …

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Easter Tragedy: Many dead as church collapses during service

Thirteen people have been confirmed dead and 16 others seriously injured after a church partially collapsed during a pre-Easter service in South Africa. Worshipers had gathered at Pentecostal Holiness Church in eMpangeni, KwaZulu-Natal, for a service organized as a precursor to Easter Sunday, when the tragedy occurred.     The wall …

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Three people killed in aircraft accident near Mount Everest

Three people have been killed, while three others were left injured in an aircraft runway accident near Mount Everest.     The accident happened at Lukla airport which is the main gateway to the Everest region and is reputed to be one of the most difficult in the world for landings and …

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NAF loses airman in parachuting accident in Kaduna

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday said it has lost an airman in a parachuting accident in Kaduna. The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday. “NAF is sad to announce the passing of one of its airmen, Corporal …

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Police Officers involved in the Killing of the 20 Year Old Ada Ifeanyi and her boyfriend, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, 32 Paraded

Apapa #SARS killing: Officers paraded, police issue statement . . The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has ordered the immediate arrest and detention of Police Officers who opened fire on Ada Ifeanyi, 20, and her boyfriend, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, 32, at Akpiri Street, Olodi Apapa. . . The incident happened …

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FG bans mining in Zamfara

The federal government has banned mining activities in Zamfara state, ordering foreigners within mining sites to vacate the area immediately. The government has also launched a special operation to stop bandits in the state. Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police, disclosed this while addressing state house correspondents after a security meeting …

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