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Mnangagwa takes over from Mugabe as party leader – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Sacked Vice President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, takes over from Mugabe (Reuters/NAN) President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been sacked as leader of the ruling ZANU-PF party and replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, the deputy he sacked this month, sources at a special ZANU-PF meeting to decide Mugabe’s fate told Reuters …

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Piracy: Police draft 16 gunboats, 6,000 officers to Bayelsa creeks – Premium Times Nigeria

The Police in Bayelsa have deployed 16 patrol gunboats and 6,000 police officers to tackle sea piracy and criminality in Bayelsa waterways to ensure safety of the water channels. The Bayelsa Commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba, revealed this in Yenagoa on Saturday during a visit by members of the state …

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U.S. joins search for missing Argentine military submarine – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

The missing Argentina’s San Juan submarine The United States (U.S.) has joined search for a missing Argentine military submarine which was last spotted on Wednesday in the San Jorge Gulf, a few hundred kilometers off the coast of southern Argentina’s Patagonia region. The ARA San Juan submarine and the 44 …

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Two dead, six injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash – Premium Times Nigeria

Clement Oladele, Ogun Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said that two people died while six sustained injuries in a multiple accident that occurred at Kara Bridge, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday. Mr. Oladele told the News Agency of Nigeria in an interview that the accident happened at about …

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Hariri returns to Lebanon this week – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

  Hariri, right,  with President Macron in Paris Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home  before Wednesday’s Independence Day celebrations and explain his situation. Two weeks ago, his shock resignation announcement in Saudi Arabia had sparked political turmoil, with President Michel Aoun rejecting it and Hezbollah accusing …

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Premium Times, CDD release report on Anambra Election – Premium Times Nigeria

After comprehensively observing the Anambra elections, Premium Times and its partner, Centre for Democracy and Development, have released an interim report on the elections. The report reviews the successes and challenges experienced in the conduct of the election. Issues reviewed in the report include deployment of personnel and equipment, functionality …

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