Oyin Adekunle
Oyin Adekunle

Insurgents kill eight Chadian soldiers

A landmine laid by suspected jihadists struck a vehicle conveying troops in western Chad, killing at least eight officers with many others wounded. According to security...

Cholera outbreak kills 12 in Cameroon

Local health authorities in Cameroon say at least 12 people have died of cholera in the southern fishing village of Londji. Officials are calling for urgent action to be...

Brazil President tests positive for COVID-19

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. After three previous tests, which he says were all negative, the president took a fourth on...

U.S. to expel international students if classes move online

International students who are pursuing degrees in the United States will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities switch to online-only...

UK sanctions 47 over human rights abuses

The UK government has announced sanctions on 47 individuals and two North Korean organisations involved in different human rights violations and abuses. Details of the...

At least 50 killed by flood in Japan

No fewer than 50 people were in the aftermath of floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in western Japan. The country’s Meteorological Agency issued its...

Lagos records 31 COVID-19 recoveries

The Lagos State government has discharged an additional 31 patients who have recovered from the coronavirus infection (COVID-19). Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu broke the...

Magu detained overnight as questioning enters second day

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu will face another day of interrogation on Tuesday over the activities of the...

Suspected drug plane bursts into flames in Mexico after landing

A jet aircraft suspected of carrying illegal drugs has been destroyed by fire after landing on a highway in southern Mexico. Mexico’s Defense Department said the plane...

UPDATED: DSS denies arresting Magu

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied reports that its operatives arrested the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),...