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Forty fighters ‘neutralised’ in drone strikes in Niger

Forty fighters ‘neutralised’ in drone strikes in Niger

French drone strikes have killed nearly 40 fighters earlier travelling on motorcycles near Niger’s border with Burkina Faso, France’s military said on Thursday. In a statement, the French military called the strikes a “new tactical success” for France’s counterterrorism efforts [...]

June 18, 2022 Africa
Macron’s awkward moment with Zelensky becomes internet meme

Macron’s awkward moment with Zelensky becomes internet meme

An awkward-looking exchange between French President Emmanuel Macron and Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky that was captured on camera in Kyiv drew commentary and mockery online on Friday, with some seeing deep meaning behind the body language. The image, taken by [...]

June 18, 2022 International
Mbaka makes U-turn, apologises to Peter Obi

Mbaka makes U-turn, apologises to Peter Obi

Outspoken Catholic priest, Ejike Mbaka, has apologised for his scathing remarks against Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi. Mr Mbaka, during his weekly ministration service on Wednesday, said Mr Obi will not be president of Nigeria in 2023 because he is [...]

June 18, 2022 Government and politics
Tinubu Appointed Masari’s Younger Brother As Running Mate

Tinubu Appointed Masari’s Younger Brother As Running Mate

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, submitted the name of Ibrahim Kabir Masari to the Independent National Electoral Commission as the vice-presidential candidate, an APC chieftain has revealed. The APC chieftain, Kabiru Faskari, confirmed this during [...]

June 18, 2022 Government and politics
Moses Armstrong Arrested For Alleged Rape Of Minor

Moses Armstrong Arrested For Alleged Rape Of Minor

Popular Nollywood actor and singer, Moses Armstrong has been arrested by men of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl. Confirming his arrest, the national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, during [...]

June 18, 2022 Crime