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Queen Zaynab seals partnership with United Arab Emirates

Queen Zaynab seals partnership with United Arab Emirates

Her Highness, Queen Zaynab met with United Arab Emirate’s Minister of Economy, His Excellency Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori to formalize the beginning of international relations with the UAE Economic sector to improve economic and cultural relations between the United Arab Emirates and several African nations. The Bridge, under the …

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African Development Bank calls off proposed loans to Nigeria

The African Development Bank has called off a loan to Nigeria that would have helped fund the country’s budget, instead redirecting the money to specific projects, a vice president at the lender said on Monday. The African Development Bank had been in talks with Nigeria for around a year to …

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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd Split After 10 Months of Dating

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have split. The 25-year-old “Wolves” singer and the 27-year-old “I Feel It Coming” singer dated for nearly a year before ending their relationship recently. “She and Abel have been going back and forth for a few months about their relationship,” an inside told People. “It’s …

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Buhari appoints new SGF, sacks Babachir Lawal, Ayo Oke

President Muhammadu Buhari has studied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, which investigated allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir David Lawal, and the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke. The President accepted …

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Driver dead, officer shot after police chase on interstate

Driver dead, officer shot after police chase on interstate

SENATOBIA, Miss. (AP) – Authorities in Mississippi say an officer has been shot and a suspect is dead after a highway standoff following a police chase. The Clarion-Ledger reports that authorities say the man refused to stop for Hernando police on Sunday and ended up in a standoff on Interstate …

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Monkeypox outbreak affecting sale of bush meat – Official

The outbreak of monkeypox has affected the sale of ‘bush meat’ in the country, a farmer has said. The President of Grass Cutters Farmers Association of Nigeria, GRAFAN, Chinedu Eluwa, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that people have become cautious of what they eat, especially …

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Five dead in suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque: militia

At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military against Boko Haram jihadists said. The leader of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Ajiri Yala, some 15 kilometres (10 miles) north …

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China agency denies dead Russian model, 14, was overworked

The Chinese agency representing a 14-year-old Russian model who died after taking part in Shanghai Fashion Week has denied allegations that she was overworked and exhausted. The death of Vlada Dzyuba in a Chinese hospital on Friday has shone a light on the murky world of western models in China, …

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Catalans go back to work after Spain takes charge

Catalans go back to work after Spain takes charge

Catalonia’s civil servants face their first full working week since Spain’s central government overturned a declaration of independence by firing the region’s elected leaders. All eyes will be on whether the transfer of power will be smooth or face opposition, which could deepen a month-long political crisis. There was no …

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ISIS threaten Neymar and Lionel Messi in photoshopped execution

NEYMAR and Lionel Messi appear to have been threatened by Islamic State after a sick picture has emerged on Twitter, The Sun reports. The horrifying photoshopped image shows a terrorist stood behind a crying Neymar on his knees with his hands tied behind his back beside an ISIS flag and …

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Six feared killed in farmers, herdsmen clashes in Adamawa

At least six people were reportedly killed in separate clashes between farmers and herdsmen in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The first incident occurred on Wednesday when some herdsmen damaged a farm in Sangere, a suburb of Yola, the Adamawa State capital. Witnesses said a security guard …

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Nigeria Wins Swimming Championship

Nigeria on Sunday swept the medals table to emerge winner of the 2nd Africa Zone 2 Junior Swimming Championship at the newly refurbished National Stadium Swimming Pool. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria won 26 gold, 35 silver and 26 bronze medals, winning a total of 87 …

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Catalan club Girona stuns Madrid 2-1 in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) – Newcomer Girona stunned Real Madrid with a 2-1 victory in the defending champion’s first trip to Catalonia since Spain’s political crisis escalated. The result left Madrid eight points behind Spanish league leader Barcelona, which on Saturday won 2-0 at Athletic Bilbao for its ninth victory in 10 …

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Kano reports suspected case of monkeypox virus

The Kano State Commissioner for Health, Kabul Getso, has confirmed that a suspected case of Monkeypox has been recorded in Bebeji Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner told journalists on Saturday in Kano that blood sample of the victim had been sent to Abuja for clinical verification. He …

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Sacked Catalan leader ‘is and will remain’ the president, says deputy

Sacked Catalan president Carles Puigdemont ‘is and will remain’ the president of the regional government, his deputy said Sunday, and rejected what he called a ‘coup d’etat’ by Madrid. Oriol Junqueras said, ‘The president of the country is and will remain Carles Puigdemont,’ writing in Catalan newspaper El Punt Avui …

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