Nigeria: Buhari Meets With China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi
Muhammadu Buhari first asked Wang Yi to convey his sincere greetings to President Xi Jinping, and expressed that he and President Xi Jinping reached important consensus on… Read more »
Nigeria: '315 Agencies Fail to Submit Audited Accounts'
No fewer than 315 Federal agencies including the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) have failed to submit audited accounts to the Office… Read more »
Gambia: Nigeria Deploys Fighter Jets, Troops As U.S. Warns Jammeh
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) yesterday intensified moves to get the President of The Gambia, Yayah Jammeh, to respect the will of his people expressed at… Read more »
Nigeria: Nigerian Police Detain Premium Times Publisher, Journalist On 'Orders From Above'
The Nigerian police stormed PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja Thursday, and arrested two of the newspaper's staff after conducting search at the property. Read more »
Nigeria: Police Raid Premium Times Head Office, Arrests Publisher
In a brazen show of power and intimidation, the Nigeria police have raided PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper's publisher. Read more »
Gambia: More Than 3,000 Gambian Refugees in Karang - Senegal
More than 3,000 Gambians are currently living in the border town of Karang as refugees. This was revealed to Foroyaa on Wednesday 18 January, 2017 by Ebrima Jaiteh the President of… Read more »
Gambia: 'The Coalition Doesn't Want to Assume Power Looking At Dead Bodies, Destroyed Properties and Blood Flowing Like a River,' Halifa Sallah
Mr. Halifa Sallah spokesperson of the coalition while addressing journalists said, "The coalition doesn't want to assume power looking at dead bodies, destroyed properties and… Read more »
Nigeria: Police Arrest Premium Times Publisher & Reporter as Army Escalates Pressure
The Nigeria police have raided PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper's publisher. Read more »
Liberia: Fighting Corruption - 'Naming and Faming': Liberia's Most Honest Govt Officials
National TV and Radio Campaign by Accountability Lab this week seeks to celebrate "Integrity Idols". Corruption and a lack of accountability remain critical challenges to Liberia's… Read more »
South Africa: Gambia Crisis - South Africa's Silence Condemnable [press release]
The DA calls on the South African government to break its silence on the escalating crisis in the Gambia, and issue a strong statement against the dictatorial conduct of Mr Jammeh. Read more »
Gambia: Jammeh and the Gambian Logjam [editorial]
ECOWAS should use any available means to remove the dictator Read more »
Liberia: Huge Amount of Counterfeit U.S. Dollars Flood Market in Bong County, Police Warns
Bong County Police Commander Fredrick Nepay has warned business people in the county to beware of counterfeit U.S. dollars reportedly flooding the market. Read more »
Liberia: Alexander Cummings Looking Forward to Forming Coalition
The Alternative National Congress political leader, Alexander Cummings, reaffirms that he wants to lead a coalition to the upcoming election. Read more »
Liberia: Former Presidential Appointees React to Internal Audit Report
Former Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Amos Tweh, has reacted to the special audit report of the Internal Audit Agency (IAA) which established that several… Read more »
Liberia: President Johnson-Sirleaf Seeks Tougher Punishment for Power Theft
Power theft is becoming the order of the day as the Government of Liberia strives to restore a broken system that has not recovered from its pre-war status where electricity was… Read more »
Liberia: Increasing Exchange Rate Dumps Economy, Austerity Measures 'Failing'
Any Liberian walking downtown the streets of Monrovia or bustling through the crowded Red-light Market in Paynesville City knows pretty well that the country's economy is in peril. Read more »
Liberia: 'What Happened to U.S.$40 Million Road Maintenance Fund?'
The deplorable condition of roads in the southeast of the country has prompted three Senators from the area to write the Senate plenary requesting an explanation on what happened… Read more »
Liberia: Jones Described As 'Outstanding Philanthropist'
Hundreds of residents in Chicken Farm Community, located in Jacob Town, Paynesville last week described the political leader of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr.… Read more »
West Africa: The Brink of Ecowas Last Resort to Stop Jammeh [editorial]
We have often in this column recalled how in 1975 Time Magazine published a cover story on Africa entitled, "In Africa, Things Always Go Backward." Read more »
Nigeria: Obey Court Order On Zakzaky, Shi'ites Tell Govt
Shi'ites, under the aegis of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, have demanded the unconditional release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, and his wife, Malama Zeenatu… Read more »
Nigeria: Will Singer Majek Fashek Reclaim His Place in Nigerian Music Scene?
Nigerian-born reggae legend and guitarist, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, who in recent years has been in the news following his deteriorating health… Read more »
Nigeria: Nigeria Loses 60 Percent Cargoes to Neighbouring Countries
Diversion of Nigeria bound cargoes have increased from about 40 percent in 2014 to about 60 percent as at 2016 due to unfriendly import policies, stakeholders in the industry have… Read more »
Nigeria: NNPC Denies Increasing Petrol Price, Warns Against Panic Buying
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday admonished Nigerians not to engage in panic buying of petrol as there was no plan to increase its price. Read more »
Nigeria: Fuel Scarcity Looms As Marketers Stop Importation
Nigerians may be in for a round of fuel scarcity this new year, as marketers have stopped importation of the product. Read more »
Nigeria: New TV Documentary 'My Lagos Diaries' Premieres
A new real life documentary series titled, 'My Lagos Dairies', put together by Freedom Foundation, a faith based nonprofit organization of the House of Freedom, is set to go… Read more »
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