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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday threatened to punch a reporter repeatedly in the mouth after being asked about his wife's links to an alleged corruption scheme.

Brazil’s president threatens to punch reporter in the mouth

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday threatened to punch a reporter repeatedly in the mouth after being asked about his wife's links to an alleged corruption scheme.
Kudakwashe Tagwirei, whose business interests range from gold mining, financial services to fuel, becomes the third ally of President Mnangagwa to be added to the US sanctions list this year.

US slaps sanctions on Zimbabwean tycoon

The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions against a business tycoon with close links to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and former leader Robert Mugabe for allegedly abetting corruption.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

The scoundrel called Oluwasanmi

But I decided to write, out of the permissive will of God. The Yoruba people say if you don’t call a wicked man by his name, he will think he’s among those remaking the world, and turning it to an Eldorado.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Senator Akpabio: People treating NDDC like ATM

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has said that the Niger Delta Development Commission was treated like an Automated Teller Machine by some people.
Governor Seyi Makinde

[email protected]: Oyo governor calls for orientation change

In the spirit of the celebration of the 59th independence anniversary of the country, Oyo state Governor Seyi Makinde has called for a change of orientation on the part of all Nigerians by ensuring they put national interests first and above all what he described as “egocentric concepts” that negates the progress of the country.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech during the appointment ceremony of the new heads of public banks, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on January 7, 2019. – Brazil’s Finance Minister Paulo Guedes appointed the new presidents of the country’s public banks. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP)

Brazil president rebuked for comparing young wife with French First lady

President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has stoked diplomatic row by comparing his 37-year-old wife, Michelle, with French First Lady, Brigitte Marie-Claude Trogneux-Macron, who is 66 years old.

WHO: Malaria eliminated in Algeria and Argentina

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Algeria and Argentina malaria-free.

Pele ‘back on the field’ after short hospital stay in Paris

Former Brazil star Pele has thanked medical staff following his short spell in hospital and assured fans he is "back on the field".
Jose Maria Marin

FIFA bans disgraced ex-football chief for life

FIFA on Monday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former boss of Brazilian football, Jose Maria Marin, months after a US court convicted him of massive corruption.
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, have described the conduct of the presidential and National Assembly elections as peaceful and transparent so far.

Jide Sanwo-Olu, Femi Hamzat commend INEC for peaceful conduct of polls

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, have described the conduct of the presidential and National Assembly elections as peaceful and transparent so far.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Presidency outlines 10 salient points from NBS report, says economy on solid footing

The Presidency says the Fourth Quarter 2018 Gross Domestic Product results released by National Bureau of Statistics give a lot of hope as “economic Eldorado beckons’’.
Behind a “Virginia is for Amazon Lovers” sign, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks at a news conference after the announcement that Crystal City has been selected as home to Amazon’s new headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Virginia governor ‘deeply sorry’ for racist yearbook photo

Ralph Northam, the Democratic governor of the US state of Virginia, is facing calls to resign after he confirmed he appeared in a racist yearbook photo and said he is “deeply sorry.”
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: I won’t run a government of body language

The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has said that he would not run a government of body language if elected into office because he would be involved.
A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others.

Many killed as leaking oil pipeline explodes in central Mexico

A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others.
The site of the helicopter crash that killed the governor of Puebla and her husband.

Governor, senator killed in helicopter crash in Mexico

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a senator and former governor, were killed on Monday in a helicopter crash, the country’s president said.

Wreckage of Argentine submarine found year after disappearance

The wreckage of an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared one year ago with 44 crew on board was located in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday, the navy said.
Atiku Abubakar

Yekini Nabena: Atiku Abubakar can’t sell petrol at N90 per litre

Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Yekini Nabena, has warned Nigerians not to be taken in by promises of eldorado by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar especially regarding his pledge to reduce the pump price of fuel to N90 per litre if elected as president.
Brazil election

Polls open for elections in Brazil

Brazilians are heading to the polls to choose the country’s president and members of the lower house of Congress, Senate, as well as governors and lawmakers in all 27 states.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.