Posted on Author Alistair Boddy-Evans,
Timbuktu is widely used to describe a place extremely far away and regarded by many as a myth. In reality it’s a city in Mali, West Africa, of such great historical importance that in 1988 it was designated a World Heritage Site.Situated on the southernmost edge of the Sahara Desert, Timbuktu is about eight miles […]
Posted on Author JON GAMBRELL
LAGOS, Nigeria â€“ A military raid freed 19 hostages held in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta Wednesday night, a negotiator said, striking a stunning blow to a resurgent militancy in a region vital to U.S. oil supplies. The negotiator, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity, said the operation freed seven expatriate workers […]
Posted on Author Akintokunbo A Adejumo
As we celebrate yet another, by now almost meaningless, (depends on how you look at it) Independence Day, Nigerians will be deafened by rhetoric, insincerity and more empty promises.