The reality and fictions about NAHCON, 2017 Hajj

By Babangida Pate In keeping with what now appears to be a tradition in the media, the National Hajj Commission (NAHCO), once again, came under an attack for allegedly ignoring

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Guinea qualifies for 2018 African Nations Championship

Guinea crushed Senegal 5-0 to complete the line-up for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals in Kenya. Amadou Sekou Camara was the hero in Conakry as he scored a

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Egypt arrests doctors over ‘organ removals’

The authorities in Egypt say they have broken up a ring of criminals who were involved in the trafficking of human organs. Police have shut down a medical centre near

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Kidnapped Libyan former Prime Minister regains freedom

Libya’s former Prime Minister Ali Zidan has been released by his abductors in the capital, Tripoli, BBC reports. The city’s most powerful militia, the Tripoli Revolutionary Brigade, kidnapped him from

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Africa to bid for 2025 World Athletics Championships

The head of African athletics has said the continent will bid to host the 2025 World Championships, BBC reports. Africa has never staged the biennial event, which started in 1983,

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Mudslide: Nigeria donates $2m to Sierra Leone

The Federal Government of Nigeria has donated cash, food, medical supplies and other relief materials worth $2 million to victims of the recent mudslide in Freetown, Sierra Leone. According to

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Buhari signs 9 international agreements to strengthen economy, security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed nine international agreements that will strengthen the anti-corruption war, stabilize the economy and improve the security situation in the country. The signing ceremony for

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EPL clubs spend 1.17bn pounds on summer transfers

Premier League clubs have spent a record £1.17bn on players in this summer’s transfer window, according to business analysts Deloitte. The 20 clubs had spent the sum by the end

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Ibrahimovic signs another one year deal with United

Manchester United have re-signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a one-year contract. The 35-year-old former Sweden striker made 46 appearances and scored 28 goals for United last season. Ibrahimovic was released by

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President Buhari’s return amidst rejoicing citizens by Oche Echeija Egwa

In the early hours of Saturday, August 19th, 2017, Ahmed Aliyu Tanko started hoisting new flags in the quadrangle of the Presidential Villa. The heavy down pours had improved the

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