Albania Fires Consul In Nigeria Over Fraud Allegation

Tayo Olanipekun Albania’s Ministry for Europe and Foreign affairs has fired with immediate effect an Indian serving as its Honorary Consul in Nigeria, after learning he was wanted in his country for money laundering and that he got the appointment through questionable means. According to  agency reports on Tuesday, the ministry interrupted Nitin Sandesara’s mandate […]

Arrest Christian Who Wants Abuja Mosque Bombed–Cleric

Tayo Olanipekun Chairman of the Conference of Islamic Organisations (CIO), an umbrella body for various Islamic organisations in Nigeria, Sheikh Abdur-Rahman Olanrewaju Ahmad, has called for the arrest of one Comrade Chidi who allegedly praised the terror attack in New Zealand and called for same on the Abuja Central Mosque. Ahmad decried the action of […]

House Of Reps Member Shot Dead In Ibadan 

The lawmaker representing Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency of Oyo State in the House of Representatives, Olatoye Sugar, has been shot dead, according to reports. A source told National Wire that although the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan has not confirmed the lawmaker’s death, it has revealed to some of its worker Sugar has actually died. “They’re […]

Violence Against Children Costs Nigeria $6.1b –Report

Bayo Akinloye Today, the high economic cost of violence against children in Nigeria was revealed in an unprecedented report, launched jointly by UNICEF and the Federal Government, under the leadership of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning and the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. According to the report, the economic impact […]

IOM, Mali Train Security Forces To Identify Trafficking Victims As Europe Turns Back Migrants

  Tayo Olanipekun The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in partnership with the Government of Mali has organized a training to assist law enforcement agents working in the West African country’s borders and airports identify traffickers and their victims. The training, which took place from February 25 to 28, 2019 in Bamako, was in response […]

International Press Centre

IPC Condemns Attacks On Journalists During Elections

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos has expressed strong concern over reported incidents of attacks on journalists and other media professionals during the Presidential and Senatorial elections held of Saturday February 23, 2019. Information gathered by IPC’s media and election situation room revealed that not less than five journalists and media professionals faced one form […]

BREAKING: Multiple Explosions Rock Maiduguri, Yobe

Multiple explosions were heard in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital in Northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning as people are setting out for elections. Ahmad Salkida, a journalist believed to know the workings of the insurgents and with sources among them, said the explosions were more  10 and that the attacks started around 5:50am. He also […]