Two police officers killed in Imo

Armed men, suspected to be robbers on Tuesday shot and killed two policemen at Umuagwo in Ohaji/Egbema area of Imo. The policemen, an inspector and a corporal, were attacked by the armed men while on duty at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) office at Umuagwo. An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Read more

Ethiopia announces two days of national mourning

Ethiopia has declared two days of national mourning for the killing of at least 200 people by gunmen from neighbouring South Sudan without providing any information about the 108 Ethiopian children that went missing during the attack. The country’s house of representative said in a statement broadcasted by state media that flags will be flown Read more

We bought 36 cars at N36.5m each – Senate

The Senate on Tuesday said that it bought 36 Land Cruiser VXR V8 jeeps at N36.5 million each for its members. The upper chamber also said no member has taken the car loan granted them at the inception of the Eight Senate. The 36 cars at the rate of N36.5 million each give about N1.314 Read more

Saraki’s trial: Senators summon tribunal Judge

Senators may have set the stage for a major confrontation between them and the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over Senate President Bukola Saraki’s trial for alleged falsification of assets. The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions yesterday summoned CCT Chairman Justice Danladi Umar over allegations of corruption against him. The invitation, coming Read more

U.S. Ambassador to U.N. convoy Kills Boy in Cameroon

Cameroon — As the convoy barreled through a village in northern Cameroon on Monday, a 7-year-old boy darted to the road, excited to see the chain of white S.U.V.s carrying Samantha Power, the first cabinet-level American official to visit the country since 1991. Distracted by a thundering noise, the boy glanced up at the helicopter Read more