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US Homeland Security Chief Kirstjen Nielsen resigns

The US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who enforced some of President Donald Trump’s controversial border policies, has resigned.     Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will replace her temporarily, Mr Trump said. Ms Nielsen was responsible for the proposed border wall with Mexico and the separation …

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Cause of Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash revealed

This reportedly triggered erroneous data and the activation of an anti-stall system that sent the plane down on March 10 shortly after take off from Addis Ababa. Boeing anti-stall software on the doomed jet re-engaged and pushed the jet downwards after the pilots initially turned it off due to suspect …

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PDP Candidate Wike wins Rivers States Governorship Election

Nyesom Wike, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Rivers state governorship election, has won another term.   At the end of the final collation of the governorship election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Wike polled 886,264 votes ahead of Biokpomabo Awara, candidate of the …

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Davido reacts to court nullify his uncle Senator Ademola Adeleke

Davido has reacted after an High Court nullified his uncle Senator Ademola Adeleke as the Osun State governorship candidate of the PDP yesterday. Adeleke was nullified on grounds that he was not qualified academically for the position. He was dragged to court by two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Wahab …

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Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns amid mass protests

Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is resigning after weeks of mass protests, state media report. Mr Bouteflika, who has been in power for 20 years, had already dropped plans to seek a fifth term as opposition to his rule grew. The powerful Algerian army had called for the 82-year-old to be …

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Police Reveal Identities Of Kolade’s Alleged Killers

The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday bowed to pressure from the public by publishing the names and photographs of the alleged killers of Kolade Johnson who was gunned down in Mangoro area of Lagos on Sunday. The police identified the suspects as Inspector Olalekan Ogunyemi and Sergeant Godwin Orji both …

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Court nullifies Adeleke’s nomination as PDP candidate

An Abuja High Court on Tuesday, nullified Senator Ademola Adeleke’s nomination as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the September 22, 2018 governorship election in Osun state. Few weeks to the poll, two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Wahab Raheem and Adam Habeeb, dragged Adeleke to court accusing him of …

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3 Policemen arrested over killing of football fan, Kolade Johnson, in Lagos

Three policemen have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command in connection to the killing of Kolade Johnson, a football fans who was shot over the weekend. Kolade was shot while watching a football match between Liverpool and Tottenham. The state command’s spokesperson, DSP Elkanah Bala, assured via a statement …

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DSS arrests Journalist Jones Abiri again

Journalist Jones Abiri, who was detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) for 2 years before being ordered to be released by court, has been reportedly arrested again by operatives of the agency. Abiri was arrested at Ayabowei Plaza in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. According to SaharaReporters, the men stormed the …

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Zuzana Caputova becomes Slovakia’s first female president

Anti-corruption candidate Zuzana Caputova has won Slovakia’s presidential election, making her the country’s first female head of state. Ms Caputova, who has almost no political experience, defeated high-profile diplomat Maros Sefcovic, nominated by the governing party, in a second round run-off vote. She framed the election as a struggle between …

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