Police IG overreached himself in declaring Babangida’s spokesperson wanted – Falana

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has criticised the planned arrest and prosecution of Kassim Afegbua, the spokesperson of former head of state, Ibrahim Babangida. In a statement Tuesday, Mr. Falana said by Mr. Afegbua wanted when he had not failed to honour the invitation of the police, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has…

Abia: Senator Theodore Orji’s Farm destroyed by Fulani Herdsmen

Cows have destroyed a cassava farm belonging to the immediate-past Governor of Abia State, and the senator representing Abia Central district, Senator Theodore Orji. The farm located at Ndioji Abam in Arochukwu Local Government Area of the state is valued at over N6.2 million, according to the former Governor’s Liaison Officer, Hon Ifeanyi Umere. Umere…

Bitcoin crashes below $6,000 as governments impose stricter laws opposing crypto-currency!

The value of Bitcoin has fallen to below $6000 – its lowest price since November 2017. The price fell to $5,947.40 (£4,256.44) on Tuesday, according to a price index run by news website Coindesk. Bitcoin reached its peak in November, when it hit $19,000, and then began to fall steadily from mid-December. The latest fall…

Britain, US ban purchase of crypto currencies with credit cards following drop in Bitcoin value

Banks in Britain and the U. S. have banned the use of credit cards to buy Bitcoin and other “cryptocurrencies”. The banks are fearing a plunge in their value will leave customers unable to repay their debts. Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LLOY.L), Britain’s biggest lender said on Monday it would ban its credit card customers…

Cameroon: 5 civilians shot dead by security forces in English speaking region

Security forces in Cameroon have killed at least five civilians in the country’s restive Anglophone region from late last week through the weekend, multiple sources have disclosed. On Friday, two people were reportedly shot dead on a road linking Bamenda (capital of the northwest region) to a neighbouring town of Bafut. A security source said…

Zambia:  police crack down on importation, sales of sex dolls, vibrators [GRAPHIC IMAGE]

Police in Zambia have threatened to arrest persons found in the possession of sex dolls and vibrators, a local portal, Mwebantu reports. According to police spokesperson, Esther Katongo, the laws of the country considered such items as ‘obscene material’ adding that their importation, sale or possession are illegal. “Possession of obscene materials in this country…

2 killed by Boko Haram as Nigeria Army claims terror group has been completely defeated

Boko Haram fighters stormed a village in northeast Nigeria and killed two people, a local resident and a security source said on Monday, as the military again maintained the jihadists had been defeated. The attack happened on Sunday evening at Alau-Kofa village, some 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri. “Boko Haram…

Mali: Islamist jihadists attack police station, kill 2 soldiers

Suspected jihadists killed two Malian soldiers overnight in the country’s unstable north, military sources said on Monday, adding that they also attacked a police station. Mali’s deteriorating security situation is of growing concern as Al-Qaeda-linked groups mount increasingly deadly attacks on domestic and foreign forces. “Terrorists on motorbikes opened fire” on two soldiers from the…

#Zuma must fall: South Africa’s president resists pressure to resign, says he did no wrong

President Zuma’s nearly two terms in office have been blighted by hundreds of corruption allegations, but he has so far managed to dodge prosecution. Supporters and detractors of South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday protested outside the ruling party headquarters in Johannesburg on Monday as the embattled leader was reportedly refusing to step down….

I am ready to replace Buhari if Nigerians desire positive change, a better country – Senator Jonah Jang

Jonah Jang is a former governor of Plateau State, and currently the senator representing Plateau North senatorial district at the National Assembly. He said he supports restructuring of Nigeria via true federalism so as to enhance rapid national development. Senator Jang, has said he is ready to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari if Nigerians desire”effective, positive…