North America

U.S. alarm as Egypt army undermines election result

CAIRO (Reuters) – The United States expressed alarm that its protégés in the Egyptian army were abusing hopes for democracy by ordering more military rule just as the Muslim Brotherhood was claiming victory in the country’s first free presidential election. The Islamists‘ self-assurance was contested by the other candidate in the run-off race, a former […]

Africa

Kaduna/Zaria church bombings: CAN, CHAIN fault Tambuwal’s comment on reprisal

KADUNA — The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, and the Kaduna State Christian Awareness Initiative of Nigeria,  CHAIN, have condemned the statement credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Aminu Tambuwal, condemning reprisal attacks in Kaduna following bomb attacks on three churches in the state, Sunday. Tambuwal had in his statement said […]

Africa

DANA Air crash: Lagos begins Coroner’s inquest

LAGOS — A Coroner inquest, investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash of Dana Airline in Lagos on June 3, which claimed no fewer than 150 lives and destroyed property worth millions of naira, yesterday, commenced sitting in Lagos. The Chief Coroner, Mr. Oyetade Komolafe, sequel to the application made by Mrs. Funmi  Falana, granted the […]

Africa

Otedola: I wasn’t bribed to support Lawan – Rep Bello-Osagie

Rep. Bello-Osagie, the member representing Oredo Federal constituency of Edo State in the House of Representatives claims to dislike Farouk Lawan’s perceived arrogance. He, however, seconded Lawan’s motion to delist Femi Otedola’s Zenon Oil and Gas from the list of indicted companies. In this telephone chat, he claims he was not influenced to do so. […]