The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday claimed that he was attacked by some “misguided” Nigerians in Madrid, Spain. Amaechi disclosed this in a post on his Twitter page. The former Governor of Rivers State, however, added that he was not hurt as the attackers were fought offRead More →

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “strongly condemned the violent re-arrest today of Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare by officials of the State Security Service (SSS), and the apparent harassment and intimidation of Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu.” Armed SSS officials reportedly stormed the courtroom, causing pandemonium at theRead More →

The Senate has stood down the nomination of Olalekan Raheem as a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It, however, confirmed the nomination of Umar Gajiram and Aialiibo Johnson. These were part of the recommendations of the Senate Committee on INEC which screened the nominees after PresidentRead More →

A world-renowned American free solo climber has died attempting to descend the side of a cliff face. Brad Gobright, 31, fell around 300m (1,000 ft) to his death in El Potrero Chico in northern Mexico. His companion, fellow climber Aidan Jacobson, 26, fell a shorter distance and survived with injuries.Read More →

Sudan has repealed a restrictive public order law that controlled how women acted and dressed in public. On Twitter, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok paid tribute to women “who have endured the atrocities that resulted from the implementation of this law”. The country’s transitional authorities also dissolved the party of formerRead More →

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja Thursday 28, October affirmed the victory of Samuel Ortom as governor of Benue state. The appeal was filed by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its candidate, Hon Emmanuel against the judgment of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which had upheld the election ofRead More →

A couple who were prevented from leaving a Mexican hospital when they were forced to seek medical treatment while on vacation are now back home in the U.S. after Tyler Perry intervened. “WE ARE BACK,” Tori Austin of Atlanta, Georgia, wrote on social media Tuesday, before adding, “Crazy things is… I gotta work tomorrows!” It wasRead More →