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Donald Trump attacks FBI as his lawyer calls for end to Russia probe

Donald Trump slammed the FBI as he hailed the firing of a veteran Bureau agent as a "great day for democracy," a move his attorney said he hoped would bring an end to a probe into alleged collusion between the president's campaign and Russia.

Jose Mourinho tells Manchester United flops to grow up

Jose Mourinho has warned Manchester United's under-performing stars that they need to "grow up" in the wake of the team's tame exit from the Champions League.

Israel court suspends plan to deport African migrants

Israel’s supreme court on Thursday suspended a controversial government plan to deport thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese migrants in response to a challenge from those opposed to the move.

Court sentences two Tanzanian opposition leaders for insulting president

A court in Tanzania on Monday sentenced two opposition leaders to five months imprisonment each for insulting President, John Magufuli, a decision likely to fuel criticism that authorities are undermining democracy and stifling free speech.

Haiti’s Jovenel Moise denounces Oxfam handling of sex scandal

Haiti's president Jovenel Moise decried Oxfam's handling of a prostitution scandal in the Caribbean nation, calling the situation a "serious violation of human dignity."

More than 300 child soldiers released in South Sudan

More than 300 child soldiers have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, the second-largest such release since civil war began five years ago. Over 19,000 children are thought to have been recruited by all sides.

Why critics see me as non performing governor – Aminu Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has attributed lack of funds to the low pace in the execution of capital projects in the state, which is having negative impact on his administration.

Myanmar not yet safe for Rohingya refugee return – UN

Conditions for Rohingya refugees to safely return to Myanmar from Bangladesh are not in place, the UN said Friday, a day after the two countries announced repatriation would begin in two months.

Zimbabwe police arrests four for booing Grace Mugabe

Four people were arrested on Friday for booing Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe while she was addressing a political rally.

Where Justice Salami fears to tread

Justice Salami allegedly had telephone conversations with some members of the former Action Congress of Nigeria, at the time the appeal of Rauf Aregbesola against the election of Olagunsoye Oyinlola was still being considered by his court.

Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be back this year – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho said on Friday that he expects Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be ready to return to action from his career-threatening knee ligament injury before the end of the year.

Between hate speech and freedom of expression

Few weeks ago, the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo declared that henceforth, the Federal Government of Nigeria will classify hate speech as specie of Terrorism and offenders will be charged under the Terrorism Prevention Act, as amended


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Federal government to assist Nigerian Army upgrade institute to full-fledged University

The Federal Government has announced its readiness to assist the Nigerian Army to upgrade its Institute of Technology and Environmental Science, Biu in Borno State to a full-fledged University.

House of Representatives temporarily lifts ban on IHS masts installation nationwide

‎The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has relaxed the directive preventing IHS Towers, a mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, from completing about 243 telecommunication masts under construction across the states of the Federation.

Ex-Govenror Nyako: APC national leadership tenure elongation unconstitutional

The former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, has cautioned the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC), to avoid the mistake of tenure elongation for members of the National Working Committee and party Chairmen at the State and national leadership.

Outbursts only increase pressure on defiant Jose Mourinho

First came the impassioned defence of his record as Manchester United manager, then a stinging rebuke of his players' "lack of personality" to meet the demands of the 20-time English champions from Jose Mourinho.

Jan Vertonghen: Tottenham have edge as FA Cup shifts to Wembley

Jan Vertonghen said Tottenham have an FA Cup advantage with the semifinals being staged at their temporary Wembley home.

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President Buhari: We‘ll average 1 million metric tons of fertilizer in 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of a boost in the agriculture value chain of the country by increasing fertilizer production to at least 1million metric tons by the end of 2018.

NBA rejects Lagos government’s 50% reduction of land use charge

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, has rejected the 50 percent reduction of the Land Use Charge recently reviewed by the Lagos State Government.

Mohamed Salah reiterates Liverpool dream to quash Real Madrid talk

Mohamed Salah has reiterated his happiness and ambition at Liverpool to further quash talk of a possible move to Real Madrid.

Enugu set to relaunch transport company

The Enugu State Transport Company (ENTRACO) says it will acquire new fleet of buses and relaunch its operations in 2018.

Kremlin: Britain’s claim Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning ‘unforgiveable’

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday said statements by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the attack on an ex-double agent were "shocking and unforgiveable".