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Mali police storm jail to free detained commander

Oumar Samake, the commander of the Special Anti-Terrorist Forces was jailed for killing 14 anti-government protesters in July 2020. Prison guards were reportedly forced to step aside as Commander Samake was released from jail by members of his squad. The special force unit was trained by both the EU and the US to help in

Good news for all poor people

A philanthropist group in Germany is sending money to poor people for free. On the website, it says: “We know this may sound too good to be true, but it is ACTUALLY TRUE. We are philanthropists in Germany, and we send money directly to poor people all over the world.” “We don’t require you to

Fake Jesus Christ story in Kenya debunked

The story about a white man who reportedly claimed to be Jesus in a bid to extort money from Kenyans and secure a seat for them in heaven has been debunked and is fake. The said white man was reportedly later arrested along with 2 pastors who empowered him, one from Kenya and the other

300 boys and men chained and maltreated in Nigeria

In a compound In Kaduna, Nigeria, where a sign over the gate, topped with rolls of barbed wire, read: “Imam Ahmad Bun Hambal Centre for Islamic studies”, 300 men and boys were chained to large metal wheels and other heavy materials. It was reported that Muslim clerics were behind the so-called infamous act. Others were

Who is the best musician in Nigeria

Have you ever wondered Who the best musician in Nigeria is? With his song titled ‘FALL’, it is now official that Davido has become the first Nigerian artist to hit 100 million views on YouTube. Most people were expecting Yemi Alade’s “Johnny” to be the first to make it to 100 million, but unfortunately, it

Nigerian youths fire back at their president

After President Buhari described the Nigerian youths, in his speech at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, as “wanting to sit down and do nothing“, thereby sparking #LazyNigerianYouths, the Nigerian youths would not let such a derogatory description sit on them. Therefore, they took to social media to fire back at their president. It seems

Uganda President praised Trump for bad comment

The controversial Uganda President, Yoweri Museveni, surprisingly praised President Trump for calling Africa “s***hole countries.” He said: “I love Trump because he speaks to Africans frankly. He talks about Africans’ weaknesses frankly.” “You can’t survive if you are weak. It is the Africans’ fault that they are weak. We are 12 times the size of

UN condemns Trump calling African countries shithole

Trump has been accused of using the word “shithole” to describe African countries during a meeting in which a bipartisan group of six senators joined the president in the Oval Office for a discussion on protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and several African countries. Several people briefed on the meeting told The Washington Post

Ten most read topics in the news

The world is nothing without events. Different activities and incidents occur on daily basis. Let’s have a look at ten of our ‘most read topics’ in the news. These topics are arranged alphabetically for your convenience. QUICK NEWS – Summary of latest world news. 1. Celebrities news: This can be seen in Celebrities Archive as

Davido and Wizkid settle supremacy rift on stage

Nigerian artists Davido and Wizkid finally settle their supremacy rift on stage. A rift that was never actually official between the two powerful Nigerian hip hop artistes. Most local newspapers say that both artistes reconciled during Wizkid’s concert. See video below the page. For so many years, lots of Nigerians have been longing to see

Court questions the legality of Oba of Lagos in Nigeria

Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu (74), who recently refused shaking hands with the Ooni of Ife, may not be a legal Oba. Akiolu who has been Oba of Lagos for the past 14 years appeared in court this week over a case filed by Princes Adedoyin Adebiyi and Rasheed Modile, challenging his ascendancy to the

Officer in haircut-scandal refuses to apologize

The Nigeria road safety commander, identified as Andrew Kumapayi, who foolishly cuts the hairs of female employees instead of asking the women to cut their hairs before coming to work or sending them home, should they refuse to do so, has refused to apologize. According to Kumapayi, the haircut was a punishment as well as

$43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m recovered in a house in Nigeria

While many people are suffering in Nigeria, some embezzle public fund and live luxurious lives. Acting on a tip-off, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered a huge sum of money in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. The money recovered was $43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m. The owner of the money which was neatly

Latest on Trump travel ban (TTB)

Well, I guess I’m not the only one who saw it coming? In his campaign, Donald Trump called for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States. A move that was supported by Czech president. Trump made the statement during his campaign but he had no executive power at his disposal to

Over 20 people died in pro-Trump rally in Nigeria

This is a strange but true news. At least 20 people have died in a pro-Trump rally in Nigeria.The so-called Biafra which comprises of the Igbos (also called Ibo) were demonstrating in support of the new U.S. president, Donald Trump. They are supporting Trump because they believe that unlike his predecessor, Barack Obama, The newly

Ex-Nigerian president sends open letter to Donald Trump

The former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has written an open letter to the president-elect of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump. Jonathan may have drawn his inspiration from Gerald Levin, who sent an open letter to Donald Trump less than a month ago. However, unlike Levin’s letter, Jonathan’s letter conveyed a different

Nigerian Air Force mistakenly bombed refugee camp

It was a sad day in Nigeria as the fight against the Islamist group, Boko Haram, backfired against the Nigerian Government. Nigerian Air Force fighter jet mistakenly bombed refugee camp in Borno state, killing more than 50 displaced refugees and wounding many others among whom are some aid workers. The Red Cross has said that

Nigeria trims ties with Taiwan as it courts China

Taiwan objected on Thursday to an “unreasonable” Nigerian request to move its representative office out of the capital Abuja, a day after China announced plans to invest a further $40 billion in the African country. The protest highlighted Taiwan’s frustration with Beijing’s use of diplomatic and economic power to isolate it internationally. Taiwan’s foreign ministry

President Nana Akufo-Addo’s inaugural speech

Ghana has a new president and his name is Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. He is a well known human right activist and lawyer. His inauguration took place today in Ghana under a free and fair atmosphere. His predecessor has also urged Ghanaians to support the new president in his endeavor to make life better for

President Buhari’s new year message to Nigerians

Below is the FULL SPEECH of President Muhammadu Buhari’s new year message to Nigerians in 2017. MY NEW YEAR MESSAGE TO NIGERIANS, JANUARY 1, 2017 My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today at a time when