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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.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi, says it has returned N443,180 to relatives of victims of two road traffic crashes in the state.
Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested .
Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that he and Lionel Messi have benefitted from their long-running rivalry.
By its recent cruise missile test, the U.S. intended to make sure it had capabilities to deter China’s “bad behavior”, according to a top ranking U.S. government official.g
Defending Champions Nigeria’s D’Tigress have qualified for the semi-finals of ongoing Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Dakar, Senegal.
A former Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has said Nigeria should be wary of jettisoning zoning of elective offices, especially the presidency, in 2023 as suggested by the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.
Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, the Ohimege Opanda in Nasarawa State, has urged the Federal Government to create more jobs to the jobless Nigerians in order to curtail incessant kidnapping and other security challenges facing the country.
Delta State government is to set up community vigilantes to protect women going to farms from criminal herdsmen attack.g
The Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has said Nigerians have not been blacklisted as far as its immigration rules were concerned.