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Bandits Kill 10 Vigilantes in Zamfara ,Northwest Nigeria

Bandits Kill 10 Vigilantes in Zamfara ,Northwest Nigeria

By Mohammed Munirat Nasir Zamfara, Nigeria- About 10 members of the vigilante groups are reportedly killed in an ambush by the bandits in Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara state on Monday. According to a source, the vigilantes who were from Kurya and Kware villages were returning from a meeting in Shinkafi town when they […]

Nigeria: Igala Community Mourns Death Of Kaduna Monarch

  The Igala community from Kogi State resident in Kaduna has consoled with the government and people of Kaduna State over the death of the Agom of Adara, Maiwada Galadima who was killed on Friday by his abductors. In a condolence message, the Chief (Onu) of the community and Olimeneh Attah Igala, Chief Joseph Daikwo […]

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Nigeria: Reps Speaker Dogara Mourns Tony Anenih

  Speaker, Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has condoled with the government and people of Edo State over the demise of elder statesman, Chief Tony Anenih, who died in an Abuja Hospital on Sunday, at the age of 85. Anenih was Nigeria’s former Minister of Works and was once Board of Trustees Chairman, Peoples […]

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Bus-Truck Collision Leaves 12 Dead In Northern Ethiopia

  Twelve people were killed in Northern Ethiopia on Monday when a passenger bus collided with a truck, authorities said.   Several others were injured in the collision, said Mekasha Tesfaye, chief officer of Road Traffic Study Bureau, North Shewa zone, Amhara regional state.   He said North Shewa zone has in recent months witnessed […]

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Former Sudanese President, Suwar al-Dahab, Dies In Riyadh

  Former Sudanese president, Abdulrahman Suwar Al-Dahab, has died in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, Sudan’s state news agency, SUNA said on Thursday. He died in Riyadh Military Hospital, the agency said, providing no further details. Dahab, a former military officer, was Defence Minister before he led a coup in 1985 to overthrow Jaafar Nimeiri, […]

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Nigeria: Senator Shehu Sani Commiserates With Kaduna Journalist Over Wife’s Death

  By Joseph Edegbo Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, North West Nigeria, Shehu Sani on Monday visited the residence of a Kaduna based veteran photo journalist, Chief Olu Ajayi of the Vanguard Newspaper and commiserated with him over the death of his wife, Roseline. Late Roseline died on Saturday at a Kaduna hospital after […]

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Dies

  By Iliya Kure Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has died. He died aged 80 in the early hours of Saturday in Swiss capital, Bern. “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace […]

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Nigeria: Hashidu, First Civilian Governor Of Gombe State is Dead

The first civilian governor of Gombe State, North East of the country, Abubakar Habu Hashidu passed away on Friday at the age of 74. His daughter, Hajiya Zariyatu Hashidu, who confirmed his death to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said her father died at his residence in Gombe. She said he left behind, one […]

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