Wednesday, August 22, 2018

US rejects Turkey’s offer to release pastor

President Donald Trump’s administration has rejected Turkey’s offer to condition the release of an American pastor on clearing a top Turkish bank of billions...

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies

Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan is dead. He reportedly died Saturday morning in an hospital in Switzerland. Born 8 April 1938, Annan was a...

FIFA Rejects Talks with Nigeria as Giwa Stands Firm

FIFA has rejected a proposed meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalung, to discuss problems in the country’s football...

Court again rejects US pastor Andrew Brunson’s appeal for release

A Turkish court again rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday. Brunson, an Evangelical...

FG paid huge ransom for release of Dapchi girls –UN Report

The United Nations has said that the Federal Government paid a huge ransom to Boko Haram for the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls...

Incumbent President Keita wins re-election in Mali

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has been re-elected for a five-year term after winning a landslide in a runoff ballot, according to official figures...

Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul Who Spelled ‘Respect,’ Dies at 76

Her blend of gospel, blues and jazz earned 18 Grammy Awards Sang at Martin Luther King’s funeral, Obama’s inauguration Aretha Franklin, the former gospel singer who...

Boko Haram Funded By Charitable Donations, Extortion, Others – UN

The United Nations has identified generous contributions and extortion as some of the means through which the Boko Haram terrorist group is being funded. The...

Nigeria must improve its healthcare so Buhari doesn’t go abroad for...

Patrick Lumumba, director of Kenya School of Laws, says Nigeria must improve its healthcare system to discourage President Muhammadu Buhari from going abroad on...

US Judge receives death threats in child abuse case

A US judge has received death threats after granting bail to five suspects in a case involving nearly a dozen allegedly malnourished children found...

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