Nigeria shuts down all schools in some Northern States over rising insecurity

Nigeria – Officials in the northwestern state of Zamfara have closed schools and imposed curfew after gunmen abducted 73 high school students at the Government Day Secondary School in Kaya on Wednesday. Zamfara state police spokesman Mohammed Shehu said in a statement that “the abduction followed the invasion of the school by large numbers of […]

ECOWAS suspends Mali after second coup in 9 months

Mali has been suspended from the West African Regional Bloc, ECOWAS on Sunday after a second coup in nine months with no sanctions re-imposed. The emergency Summit was held in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. It was attended by ten regional heads of state and three foreign ministers with Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan […]

Nigerian Robotics Engineer Develops CET Drone to Detect Criminals

Dr. Olusola Ayoola, a Nigerian robotics engineer recently revealed that he invented a Carbon Emission Tracker (CET) Drone for aerial surveillance capable of sniffing criminal hideouts in caves and forest areas. He is the founder of Robotic and Artificial Intelligence Nigeria (RAIN), an indigenous artificial intelligence firm based in Ibadan, Oyo State. In an interview […]

Nigerian man builds his grave, writes will; celebrates burial before death

A Nigerian septuagenarian, in an interview with BBC PIDGIN, said he has made necessary preparations for his death three years ago when he marked his 70th birthday anniversary. In a revelation which has startled many, the 73-year-old Dr. Clement Usoro who is from Akwa Ibom State  said that he has also written his will which […]

Becoming a state governor made me poorer – Nigerian Politician, Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, Senator representing Imo West Senatorial Zone, has claimed that becoming governor for two terms made him poorer. Responding to questions as a guest on Channels Television, the politician denied allegations of corruption and acquisition of properties with government funds. He said, ” I challenge anybody to prove that I acquired any property from […]

Chadian army chant victory songs over defeat of North-based rebel group

Chadian military under the leadership of General Mahamat Idriss Déby, son of the deceased President of the country took to the streets of N’Djamena on Sunday, May 9th, 2021 to chant songs of victory claiming defeat over the north-rebel group. This follows weeks of battle with the insurgent group which identifies as the Front pour […]