Don’t hesitate to ask for help from Nigeria, Buhari tells Chadian President

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday told the President, Transitional Military Council of Chad, Lt. Gen. Mahamat Idris Deby Itno not to hesitate to ask for help from Nigeria in areas it deemed necessary. The President also pledged that Nigeria will assist the Republic of Chad to stabilize, and return to constitutional order. President Buhari stated this […]

Chad Election: Idriss Deby’s Son Becomes President

General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, a son of Chad’s slain leader Idriss Deby Itno, has been named President of the country. A charter released on Wednesday by the presidency reveals the man is to take over as president in place of his father, General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, 37, who was on Tuesday named transitional leader as head of a military council […]

Congo Re-elect Nguesso As President After 36-Year Term

The Republic of Congo’s veteran president, Denis Sassou Nguesso, has been re-elected with 88.57 percent of the vote, according to provisional results released Tuesday. Sassou Nguesso, 77, has been in power for an accumulated 36 years, first taking the helm of the central African state in 1979. His landslide first-round victory, announced by the interior […]

Turkey Sacks Central Bank Governor Over Rise In Interest Rate

Turkey fired the governor of its central bank and replaced him with economist and former ruling party lawmaker Sahap Kavcioglu, according to a presidential decree published late on Friday, in a move likely to raise concerns over the bank’s independence. Former finance minister Naci Agbal, seen as a market-friendly figure, had only been in the […]

Buhari Congratulates Tanzania’s New President

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated new Tanzanian President, Samia Hassan. His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, included his congratulatory message in a statement issued on Friday titled, ‘President Buhari congratulates Tanzania’s first ever female President’. The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated newly appointed Tanzanian President, Vice President Samia Suluhu […]

Breaking: Tanzania President Is Dead

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has died aged 61 from a heart condition, his vice president said in an address on state television Wednesday, after days of uncertainty over his health and whereabouts. “It is with deep regret that I inform you that today on the 17th of March, 2021 at 6 pm we lost our […]

Woman May Succeed Buhari In 2023 – Marwa

A member of the All Progressives Congress Supervisory Committee on the North Central Registration and Revalidation, Hajiya Zainab Marwa-Abubakar, has said that a woman may succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. According to her, women had yet to decide on who to occupy the coveted position. Marwa made the prediction in Abuja on Sunday during […]

Barcelona’s Offices Searched As Police Arrest Bartomeu, Others

Barcelona’s offices were searched on Monday morning and Catalan police made an unconfirmed number of arrests. Police said detentions were made but did not say who or how many people were taken into custody. The club issued a statement on Monday saying: “Regarding the entry and search by the Catalan Police force this morning at […]

Cracks As Armenian President Overturns PM’s Order

Armenia’s President Armen Sarkisian said on Saturday he had refused to sign the prime minister’s order dismissing the chief of the military’s general staff, deepening the country’s political crisis. “The president of the republic, within the framework of his constitutional powers, returned the draft decree with objections,” the presidency said in a statement, adding that […]

I Will Legalize Weed As President – Naira Marley

Popular Nigerian singer, Naira Marley has disclosed his plans for Nigerians if he becomes President. Naira Marley in a video said he would ban alcohol and legalise weed in order to discourage men from beating up their wives. The ‘Marlian’ President also said he would ensure 24 hours supply of electricity and will promote unity […]