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Motorcyclists pass a burning bus, set fire by opposition protesters in Port-au-Prince, Haiti [Dieu Nalio Chery-AP]

Six killed in anti-corruption protests in Haiti

Six people were killed and at least five others wounded during anti-corruption protests across Haiti, police said, as anger grows over the disappearance of billions of dollars linked to a public finance programme.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

NFF faction hails Falconets, charge team to pick last group ticket

Chris Giwa, a factional President of Nigeria Football Federation, on Thursday lauded the Falconets for their gallantry in winning their second group game at the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup.
Billionaire Chilean President Sebastian Pinera

Chile to expel 2,000 illegal migrants

Billionaire Chilean President Sebastian Pinera’s right-wing government said Monday it has set itself a target of expelling 2,000 illegal migrants from the country by the end of the year.

Donald Trump gives Liberians one year to quit US

US President Donald Trump decided Tuesday to end the protected status of thousands of Liberian migrants to the United States and gave them a year to leave the country.

Haiti suspends Oxfam operations pending sex scandal probe

Haiti on Thursday suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians after a devastating 2010 earthquake.

Wole Soyinka travels to Haiti for Art’s ‘meetings from here and elsewhere’

Nigerian Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, will travel to Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital, for a series of meetings at the invitation of Laboratorio Contemporary Arts in the frame of the series ‘Meetings from here and elsewhere.’

Former US ambassadors write Donald Trump over ‘shithole’ slur

The ripples generated by President Donald Trump’s alleged disparaging comments continued on Tuesday with 78 former United States Ambassadors who served in Africa writing the president to remind him about the continent’s great exploits and potentials.

Civilisation originated from Africa – MLK’s daughter tells DonaldTrump

Children of the late civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. decried the disparaging remarks allegedly made by US President Donald Trump against Africa.

Donald Trump holds Nigerians in high regard – US envoy

US Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, says the administration of Donald Trump has a high regard for Nigerians.

Donald Trump accuses Democrat of undermining trust on immigration

President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal.

Africans, Haitians hit the streets against Donald Trump

Africans in the diaspora would join Haitians, and El-Salvadorians in rallies to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s alleged racist remarks.

Haitians, Africans not from ‘shitholes’ – Bill Clinton

A former American president, Bill Clinton, on Friday said Haitians and African are not from “Shitholes” as allegedly described by President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump blasts African nations using vulgar language

President Donald Trump has questioned why the U.S. would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries,” according to two sources familiar with the comments.

Canada to send lawmaker to California to dissuade migrants influx

Canada is sending a Spanish-speaking lawmaker to California to dissuade potential migrants from illegally crossing the border following Washington’s decision to end the temporary protected status of some 200,000 Salvadorans.

President Donald Trump never said Nigerians live in huts – White House

The White House on Sartuday denied a report claiming President Donald Trump said Nigerians live in huts and Haitians have AIDS.

US ends temporary protected status for 55,000 Haitians

The Haitian community in the US is "shocked" and "speechless" after President Donald Trump's administration announced that it was ending its humanitarian protection for Haiti.

Before independence and after independence

Whatever the deplorable present situation of the social formation that is South Africa today, before liberation and after liberation are not the same.

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Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governors inaugurates committee to initiate uniform policies in APC states

The Progressive Governors’ Forum of the All Progressives Congress has inaugurated a governance programme steering committee to ensure uniformity of policy initiatives in all the APC controlled states.
They commended Governor Mai Mala Buni for concentrating on people oriented programmes and projects, most especially healthcare delivery.

Automatic employment of midwives excites Yobe residents

The automatic employment of 37 graduating students of the Yobe College of Nursing and Midwifery by the State Government has excited residents.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals 5

Senator Lawan: We are hungry, thirsty to receive 2020 Appropriation Bill

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram crisis to reclaim and rebuild their lives.