Tuesday, November 24, 2020

America decides 2020: Trump, Biden make final pitches to voters

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden have spent the final hours of the White House race delivering their closing pitch to voters in critical states. Mr Biden campaigned in Pennsylvania and...

Tanzania elections: Opposition leader arrested over protests

Police in Tanzania have arrested the chairman of the main opposition party in the wake of disputed polls. Freeman Mbowe was detained, along with two other Chadema leaders, for planning violent protests, according to the...

France: Woman decapitated as three die in ‘suspected terror attack’ in Nice

A woman has been decapitated in a suspected terror attack in Nice, French police say. Three people have died and several others are injured after a knife attack reportedly took place near the Notre Dame...

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to US Supreme Court

The US Senate has confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a victory for President Donald Trump a week before the presidential election. Mr Trump's fellow Republicans voted 52-48 to approve the...

Nigeria: Police chief deploys ‘all resources’ amid street violence

Nigeria's chief of police has ordered the immediate mobilisation of all police resources to put an end to days of street violence and looting. Mohammed Adamu said criminals had hijacked anti-police brutality protests and taken...

Buhari issues warning, orders Nigerians to stop protest

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned hoodlums who have hijacked the End SARS protest to cause mayhem across the country to stop. Buhari issued the warning during his nationwide broadcast aimed at addressing the...

Ghana will suffer if violence in Nigeria escalates – Kwabena Donkor

Former Power Minister and Member of Parliament for Pru East, Dr Kwabena Donkor, has called on the Akufo-Addo led government to do everything possible as ECOWAS chairman to ensure peace in Nigeria. According to Dr...

Pope Francis calls for civil union laws for same-sex couples

Pope Francis has called in a new documentary for the creation of civil union laws, giving his clearest support to date for the rights of same-sex couples while breaking from the official teaching of...

Lekki Massacre: No fatality recorded – Lagos State Governor

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says no death was recorded in the Tuesday night attack in the Lekki toll gate area of Lagos State. The governor made this known in a live broadcast on Wednesday...

Black Tuesday: 49 killed as protests turn bloody

Violence that rocked #EndSARS protests across the country worsened on Tuesday with 43  protesters and six policemen losing their lives. Protesters calling for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police have...

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