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Liberian Civil War
Having been called up to Canada’s senior squad the day he became a citizen, Bayern Munich’s latest signing, teenage wunderkind Alphonso Davies, even comes endorsed by Germany legend Bastian Schweinsteiger.
They had terrifying names like “General Cobra Red”, “Bad Blood DeJangle” and “Bullet Vest” and committed horrific crimes during the early days of Liberia’s civil war. In a milestone ruling Thursday, a judge in Philadelphia ordered their leader, Mohammed Jabbateh, AKA “Jungle Jabbah”, to spend 30 years in a US prison for those crimes.
Since 1960s, Nigeria has been a major contributor of troops and police to United Nations peace operations, serving and making sacrifices in dozens of missions, the UN said.
Four survivors of a church massacre that killed 600 people during the Liberian civil war filed a civil lawsuit in a U.S. court against the man they accuse of having ordered the attack.
Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country’s crucial presidential and House of Representatives elections billed for Tuesday.
Electricity Distribution Companies say the non-review of the Multi-Year Tarrif Order, since February 2016 had resulted in the accumulation of over N1.4trillion shortfall in the nation’s electricity market.
Incumbent governor of Kano State Umar Ganduje has won the supplementary election held in the state on Saturday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates have been declared winners in the two constituencies where supplementary elections were held on Saturday in Bayelsa state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday recalled his experience in February 2 helicopter crash in Kabba, Kogi State, attributing his survival to God’s special mercy.
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on his re-election.
Harry Oranezi, the Director General of Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign Council in Anambra State, has said that Governor Willie Obiano has done virtually nothing for Nnewi South, his local government area.
Everton manager Marco Silva has been fined £12,000 ($16,000, 14,000 euros) for confronting match officials on the pitch following his side’s 3-2 defeat at Newcastle earlier this month, the Football Association announced Tuesday.
A lawyer for FIFA council member Mahfuza Akhter Kiron is set to file a petition in a Bangladesh court on Tuesday seeking bail for the official who has been arrested in a defamation case following her criticism of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Money market rates are expected to trade slightly lower following system liquidity boost, dealers have said.
Hong Kong plans to build one of the world’s largest artificial islands with an eye-watering $79 billion price tag, city officials announced Tuesday.