Three Nigerian pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia — Official
Three Nigerians performing hajj in Saudi Arabia are dead
The Guardian new editor, Martins Oloja, to grow paper’s online platform
The Guardian new editor, Martins Oloja, does not see his new career assignment as extraordinary, but merely “more work, rewarding hard work”. But for all it’s worth, if vital changes must come to this newspaper, seen by many as conformist, new and digital media, a staple of the twenty first century readers, must be the […]
World’s largest platinum producer fires 12,000 workers in South Africa
Amplat fires 12 thousand South African workers protesting for a pay rise
Romney outshines Obama in first presidential debate
The debate is the first of three to be held before the November presidential elections.
Turkey exhumes ex-president’s corpse, 19 years after
Perhaps, former president Turgut Ozal of Turkey was poisoned
Voter registration fraud hits Republicans, weeks from presidential poll
Barely six weeks to a crucial presidential vote, the Republican Party’s quest takes another hit.
Iran fears cyber attack than real war on its nuclear program
Iran is worried about a virtual assault on its contentious nuclear program.
Violent protests against anti-Islam film kills 15 in Pakistan
The anti-Islamic film has continued to generate a row between the USA and Muslims the world over.
South Africa issues arrest warrant for youth leader Malema
Julius Malema, who has played a key role in the mine unrest in South Africa has been accused of corruption.
Mohammed cartoon: France to close schools, embassies in 20 countries
In a bid to avoid a replica of diplomatic rows between Islamic countries and the USA, France will close some of its institution in 20 countries over a cartoon of the Muslim prophet.
AU, ECOWAS seek Nigeria’s support to tackle Mali crisis
West African leaders meet to tackle Mali crisis.
U.S. warns citizens in Nigeria of possible attacks
Extremists may attempt to target U.S citizens and other Westerners in Nigeria, the United States embassy in Nigeria has warned. The embassy issued the warning following an attack on a U.S. Mission in Beghazi, Libya, the previous day, which killed an ambassador and three other embassy staff Americans. “The U.S. Mission in Nigeria strongly urges […]
Egypt to take legal action in U.S. against Prophet film makers
Egyptian president wants the American producers of the controversial movie to be punished by law.
Nigerian embassy staff in child-prostitution ring in Abidjan
Officials at the Nigerian Embassy in Cote d’Ivoire are accused of promoting human trafficking in the country
AU welcomes successful presidential election in Somalia
The African Union head commends the outgoing president of the war-torn country for conceding defeat.