Africa

South Africa minister, Mduduzi Manana resigns after facing charges for assaulting a woman

South Africa’s Deputy Education Minister, Mduduzi Manana has resigned following accusations that he assaulted a woman at a nightclub earlier this month. Read here He appeared in court last week to face the assault charge and on Saturday, a brief statement from President Jacob Zuma’s office said he had accepted Mr Manana’s resignation, and thanked him for […]

International

The Entire US Is Now Within Our Striking Range – North Korea Boasts

North Korea continues to create tension with its continuous tests of nuclear weapons and now the country has hailed as a success its latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), describing it as a “stern warning” for the US. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said the test proved that the entire US was within striking […]

Politics & Policy

Mali president postpones referendum on constitutional reforms

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has shelved plans for a referendum on constitutional reforms that have been met with opposition and ignited regular street protests, he said on state television overnight. The constitutional changes would have given extra powers to the president, created new regions, established a new Senate chamber and recognised claims by ethnic […]

Business & Economy

Chaos as Zimbabwe Bans South African, British Flights

HUNDREDS of people were yesterday stranded after South Africa’s decision to ban Air Zimbabwe flights due to non-payment of permit fees invited a retaliation by Harare, which ground planes operated by the neighbouring country’s national carrier. Passengers that were booked on South African Airways (SAA) flights out of Harare, Bulawayo and Victoria Falls Airports failed […]

Sport

Photos: Check out Jay Jay Okacha’s fleet of exotic cars

The former Nigerian International who achieved success in his football career and made a lot of money, has a passion for luxurious cars. Jay Jay Okocha whose net worth was estimated as $150 million in 2015, has a relaxation spot called CLUB 10 in Lagos. He also owns merchandise named ‘Jay Jay Okocha Group West […]

Success Stories

Photos: Beautiful Nigerian lady, Hauwa Umar Usman, bags first class in Aeronautical Engineering from UK university

Beautiful Nigerian lady, Hauwa Umar Usman, pictured above, recently graduated with a first class degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Brighton, England. Hauwa who hails from Kano state, is the daughter of Major-General (ret) Umar Tudunwada Usman, who was an Army Chief of Transport and Logistics. Hauwa’s story is so inspiring because while […]

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