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89 soldiers killed in jihadist attack on camp in Niger

Kindly Share This Story: File Photo A jihadist attack on a military camp in western Niger three days ago left 89 soldiers dead, according to a new toll announced by the government on public radio Sunday. “After a thorough search, [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

MNJTF Kills ISWAP top commander Khalifa Umar, three others

Kindly Share This Story: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. The troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have killed the third most powerful commander of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) group, Amir Khalifa Umar. Umar was killed during [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say
Breaking: Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid on penalties to win Spanish Super Cup

Breaking: Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid on penalties to win Spanish Super Cup

Kindly Share This Story: Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid on penalties to win Spanish Super Cup Kindly Share This Story: Vanguard News [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Gambian government warns Jammeh not to return home

Kindly Share This Story: Jammeh The Gambia on Sunday warned its ousted leader, Yahya Jammeh, not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea. Jammeh’s safety couldn’t be guaranteed if he did return without permission, a government [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

We did not aim missiles to kill US troops ― Iran Guards

Kindly Share This Story: Salami (right) attends a mourning ceremony for slain top general Qasem Soleimani, with newly-appointed commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Esmail Qaani (left).PHOTO: AFP Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Sunday they did [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Libya’s sides agree ceasefire after nine months of fighting

Kindly Share This Story: Fighters of a battalion loyal to Libyan General Khalifa Haftar pictured in the eastern city of Benghazi in December 2019. Both sides in Libya’s conflict agreed to a ceasefire, January 1, 2020. PHOTO: AFP Both sides [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Watford revival continues with win at Bournemouth

Kindly Share This Story: Roberto Pereyra celebrates after adding a third for Watford in stoppage time Watford climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone for the first time this season as their remarkable revival under Nigel Pearson continued with [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

God did not promise Christians a life without obstacles ― Cleric

Kindly Share This Story: Web Image A cleric, Rev Tajan Moltok, the Jos Resident Pastor of Shepherd House Assembly International, has said that God has never promised Christians a life that is without obstacles. “There will always be obstacles for [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Champions-elect Liverpool in a hurry to end 30 years of hurt

Kindly Share This Story: Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (L) and Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (R) tap hands ahead of the UEFA Champions league Group E football match between Liverpool and Napoli at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

FCTA reaffirms commitment to close down illegal schools

Kindly Share This Story: The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has reaffirmed commitment to close down all illegal schools operating in the nation’s capital as part of efforts to promote quality education. The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

IGR : Ebonyi increases solid minerals rates on Quarry, mining sites

Kindly Share This Story: Executive Governor of Ebonyi state, Dr. Dave Umahi By Peter Okutu – Abakaliki Ebonyi State Government, weekend, stated that it has increased revenue rates on  Solid Minerals with respect to quarry and mining sites in the [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

War of wits: Lawyer allegedly sues FG, AGF, CBN over Arabic inscription on Naira, as Reno fires back

Kindly Share This Story: By Nwafor Sunday Since the introduction of naira in 1973, no Nigerian has ever criticized the inscription of Arabic language on naira notes except in 2020, when Malcolm Omirhobo, lawyer and Human Rights activist, Thursday queried [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Latest CAF Club top 10 rankings, no Nigerian club in list

Kindly Share This Story: The most recent update of Africa’s top 10 greatest clubs has been revealed – and North African heavyweights keep a steady grip at the summit. According to Footballdatabse, Tunisian giants Esperance de Tunis still reign supreme [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Better than Barca, PSG, Bayern – Liverpool break more records with Spurs win

Kindly Share This Story: Liverpool broke yet more records in their latest Premier League triumph over Tottenham, achieving a benchmark that not even Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich have previously managed. Roberto Firmino scored the first-half winner as the [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Nigerians kick as Buhari’s daughter arrives Bauchi in Presidential Jet

Kindly Share This Story: Hanan Buhari, a certified creative photographer and youngest daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, has incurred the wrath of some Nigerians after she was flown on the presidential jet to attend a special durbar ceremony organized in [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say
Photos: Sandra Ikeji shuts down Lagos with 200 bridesmaid at her wedding

Photos: Sandra Ikeji shuts down Lagos with 200 bridesmaid at her wedding

Kindly Share This Story: By Lawal Sherifat On Saturday, 11th of January, the Ikejis once again make eyes roll and heads turn with the wedding of popular blogger’s, Linda Ikeji and social media influencer, Laura Ikeji’s sister, Sandra Ikeji. Sandra [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Will these World events define 2020 and beyond?

Kindly Share This Story: By Morak Babajide-Alabi This is the conclusion of the three-part reflections of my views and opinions on events in 2019. It was challenging getting the thoughts together to make them very compact. Last year was quite [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

CONTAINERISED TRUCKS: Tanker drivers dying in silence in Apapa — Comrade Atanda

Kindly Share This Story: …Petrol scarcity looms as he says no going back on strike from Wednesday By Bose Adelaja National Public Relations Officer of Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, an arm of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say
ALLEGED ROT IN NDDC: Names of contracts’ beneficiaries must be published, PANDEF insists

ALLEGED ROT IN NDDC: Names of contracts’ beneficiaries must be published, PANDEF insists

Kindly Share This Story: •Robinson …Says N-Delta govs may have abdicated role in Commission By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta Deputy National Secretary of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body for  monarchs, leaders and stakeholders of the [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Terrorists are not dividing us, you are sir

Kindly Share This Story: Boko Haram fighters By Dele Sobowale “We should under no circumstances let terrorists divide us by turning Christians against Muslims because those barbaric killers don’t represent Islam and millions of other law-abiding Muslims around the world” [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Malaga sack coach Sanchez del Amo over explicit video

Kindly Share This Story: Victor Sanchez del Amo Spanish club Malaga on Saturday said they had sacked coach Victor Sanchez del Amo after an explicit video showing his semi-naked body was posted on the internet. Sanchez del Amo, a 43-year-old [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Gambian exiled ex-president demands return in leaked recording

Kindly Share This Story: Yahya Jammeh Former Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh, forced into exile in 2017, has been heard in a leaked recording demanding that his right to return be respected by the authorities. Jammeh has hardly been heard from [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

South African president vows not to privatise power utility

Kindly Share This Story: South Africa President, Cyril Ramaphosa South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday said the country’s debt-laden power utility Eskom would not be privatised and pledged to restore it to full capacity. Rolling blackouts were implemented several [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say

Germany to host Libya peace conference

Kindly Share This Story: Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Libyan peace talks would be held in Berlin, as Turkey and Russia appealed to Libya’s warring factions to enter a ceasefire. During a joint news conference with Russian [...]

January 12, 2020 What the papers say