Oyin Adekunle
Oyin Adekunle

Libyan PM to hand over power in October

Libyan Prime Minister, Fayez al-Serraj, says he intends to “hand over” power to the next executive authority by the end of October. This comes as efforts to find a...

UNILAG Crisis: Visitation panel submits report

The Special Visitation Panel set up to investigate the management crisis in the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has submitted the report of its findings. The report was...

Nigeria records 126 new cases of COVID-19

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Nigeria has risen to 56,604 after 126 new cases were recorded on Wednesday. According to the Nigeria Centre for...

Over 200 inmates escape from Ugandan prison

More than 200 inmates have escaped from Singila prison in north-east Uganda, bringing the local town to a standstill while security forces try to track them down. An...

US blames Boeing, FAA failures for 737 MAX crashes

Two Boeing 737 MAX crashes that killed all 346 passengers and crew on board was caused by failures by the planemaker and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This was...

Yoshihide Suga emerges Japanese PM

Japan’s parliament has elected Yoshihide Suga as the country’s new prime minister, following the resignation of Shinzo Abe. The former chief cabinet...

Ex-President Gbagbo barred from Ivorian elections

Ivory Coast’s top court has cleared the path for President Alassane Ouattara to seek a contentious third term in office. Of the 44 candidates vying for the country’s...

Ten pupils burn to death in Tanzania school fire

Ten pupils have died with seven others seriously injured in a fire which broke out at a school dormitory in north-western Tanzania’s Kagera region. The fire...

Yoshihide Suga elected Japan PM Successor

Yoshihide Suga is set to become Japan’s prime minister after he was comfortably elected to lead the ruling party following the resignation of Shinzo Abe. Suga easily...

UPDATED: One dead in Lagos train accident

One person has been confirmed dead in an accident involving a train, an SUV and a passenger bus in the Oshodi area of Lagos in the early hours of Monday. There had been...