Showing posts from June, 2015

NEPAD applauded by African leaders

African leaders have commended the role of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) in keeping the dreams and potential of the African continent alive.

Nigeria Interests First - Dogara tells Lawmakers.

The Speaker of the House of Rep, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has urged members of the 8th Assembly to work in the interest of Nigerians to enhance better democracy.

US Government Pledges $5 Billion to Fight Insurgency in Nigeria

The US Government says it has pledged a $5 billion contribution to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to boost the military operation against the Boko Haram insurgency.

Al-Qaeda Leader Killed by US Strike

Al-Qaeda has confirmed that Nasser al-Wuhayshi, the leader of its offshoot in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen according to BBC report.

Sepp Blatter quits FIFA Presidency

Sepp Blatter says he will resign as president of football's governing body Fifa amid a corruption scandal. In announcing his exit, the 79-year-old Swiss has called an extraordinary Fifa congress "as soon as possible" to elect a new president.