A nine-hour hostage situation at a high-end hotel in Mali’s capital is over after special forces stormed the building, officials said, but an unspecified number of attackers remain on the upper floors and are continuing to resist arrest. Islamist militants with guns and grenades had taken about 170 people hostage at the Radisson […]
Friends and Neighbors, Please join Borough President Gale A. Brewer and the Borough President’s African Immigrant Task Force tomorrow, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, for a community vigil and moment of silence for the victims of recent Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria. On Tuesday of this week, bomb blasts in the Nigerian cities […]
Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has alleged an assassination attempt on his life today November 17th. This was made known in a statement issued by his special adviser on media that read as follows: “The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, escaped suspected assassination attempt, Tuesday. The attempt […]
A Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed an application by Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, seeking to stop his trial in Abuja. Justice Ibrahim Buba held that the court lacks jurisdiction to hear the application.
On Wednesday, November 11, the company will offer ALL customers the opportunity to make qualifying U.S. domestic money transfers—and transfers to and from U.S. military bases around the world where Western Union has a retail Agent location–free of charge in honor of veterans and active service members. This offer is available only […]
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This fall, Macy’s (NYSE:M) is celebrating 10 years of its Rwanda Path to Peace initiative, offering customers special commemorative designs to honor the decade-long partnership. Originally launched in fall 2005, the program affords an opportunity to create economic sustainability and stability for the women weavers of Rwanda impacted by the country’s […]
Kunle Soname, President of Nigeria National League (NNL) team, Remo Stars Football Club, at the weekend became the first Nigerian to own a top European soccer club by buying Portuguese second division side, Clube Desportivo Feirense.
APC National Leader Bola Tinubu has released a statement reacting to media reports that President Buhari had put him under security watch following allegations that he’s working against the Buhari administration. The Sun had reported yesterday that Tinubu and Saraki were working together to frustrate Buhari’s ministerial list. In a statement which […]
The Buhari presidency has denied an earlier story that appeared in the Saturday Sun newspaper alleging that Governor Tinubu was under watch oever an alleged against Buhari over the exclusion of Tinubu’s nominees on the ministerial list. In a statement by Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the President on media […]
Former Bayelsa state governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who jumped bail dressed as a woman after being arrested in Britain, is dead. He died of cardiac arrest today at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. He was reported to have gone into coma two days ago and was placed on life support. Alamieyeseigha […]