Police confirm arrest of Sylva’s aide over ‘false comments’ — Julius Osahon

Police confirm arrest of Sylva’s aide over ‘false comments’ — Julius Osahon

🕔02:16, 2.Sep 2016

The Bayelsa State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Jonah Okah, speechwriter to former Governor Timipre Sylva.Okah, who was arrested Wednesday, is accused of posting false comments on Facebook, claiming to have had a conversation with a Government House

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Rivers APC, PDP squabble over murder of activist Atsuwete — Kelvin Ebiri

Rivers APC, PDP squabble over murder of activist Atsuwete — Kelvin Ebiri

🕔02:00, 2.Sep 2016

Killing unnerves political class The gruesome murder of Port Harcourt-based human rights activist, Ken Atsuwete, is triggering political panic in Rivers State.Though the Rivers State Police Command has attributed the murder of Atsuwete to wounds he sustained during a suspected kidnapped attempt

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Ghana parliament speaker bars opposition bid to probe gift to president— Kwasi Kpodo

Ghana parliament speaker bars opposition bid to probe gift to president— Kwasi Kpodo

🕔20:41, 1.Sep 2016

Ghana’s parliament speaker on Thursday dismissed an opposition motion for an inquiry into the alleged gift of a luxury car to President John Mahama, heading off the risk of an impeachment process against the West African leader. The dispute gave

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Protests Rock Gabon Following Announcement of Presidential Election Results

Protests Rock Gabon Following Announcement of Presidential Election Results

🕔05:33, 1.Sep 2016

At least two people have been killed in following the announcement of presidential election results in Gabon.Protests had followed the announcement of the incumbent Ali Bongo as the winner of the elections. The Bongo family has ruled Gabon for decades

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Trump To Create A Deportation Task-force If Elected

Trump To Create A Deportation Task-force If Elected

🕔05:19, 1.Sep 2016

Donald Trump has stated that he will create a deportation task-force to deport “criminal aliens”, if elected president.Trump stated this during his immigration speech in Arizona.Trump, who earlier met with the Mexican president also stated that he will build a

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May Nigeria find the will — Afam Nkemdiche

May Nigeria find the will — Afam Nkemdiche

🕔04:02, 1.Sep 2016

Some Nigerians have voiced their regrets that the first African-American president of the world’s largest economy would end his two-term tenure without visiting Africa’s largest economy. My impulsive reaction to such comments is: What difference would President Barack Obama’s visit

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