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October 25, 2016 4:46 AM “Littered with bones”: Village in South Sudan is now a graveyard

The remains of victims haunt Leer, South Sudan, as the town has been repeatedly attacked over the years LEER, South Sudan — There it is again. That sickening smell. I’m standing on the threshold of a ghost of a home. Its footprint is all that’s left. In the ruins sits a bulbous little silver teakettle — metal, softly rounded, charred but otherwise perfect 97 3

October 24, 2016 8:00 PM France moving more than 6,000 migrants from makeshift camp

France has begun clearing migrants from the Calais camp nicknamed the “jungle” on the country’s northern coast. The first bus left at 08.00 CET on Monday, carrying 50 people from Sudan who had arrived at a transit centre shortly earlier. By lunchtime several hundred were reported to have left. Sixty buses are due to transport the first wave to reception 39

October 24, 2016 4:47 AM Family seeks N100m to free Obanikoro

The family and associates of the former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, are intensifying efforts to raise N100m to release him from the detention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A source said the family had taken a decision that the former minister would not spend another week in the detention facility of the commission 27

October 18, 2016 4:48 PM Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Writes Thank-you Letter to Michelle Obama

Four amazing writers were recently selected to pen thank-you notes to outgoing U.S First Lady Michelle Obama, who has spent the past eight years quietly and confidently changing the course of American history. On the latest issue of New York Times Magazine, Nigerian Author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie alongside #1 New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham 16

October 17, 2016 10:51 AM 83 Chibok girls to be freed soon

A faction of Boko Haram which last week freed 21 of more than 219 Chibok girls kidnapped in April 2014 is willing to negotiate the release of 83 more of the girls, President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman said. Around 219 girls were taken from their school in 2014 in Chibok in northeastern Borno state, where Boko Haram has waged a seven-year insurgency 13

October 17, 2016 8:36 AM Phyno, Burna Boy, M.I, Sound Sultan, Chidinma in lineup for Star Music Trek Calabar

The Star Music Trek train will berth in Calabar on Saturday, October 22. The concert will feature performances from Phyno, Sound Sultan, Chidinma, Burna Boy, MI, and Cynthia Morgan. Star Music The Trek will take place at the Municipal Garden, Marian Road, Calabar by 7pm and will be broadcast live on HIP TV from midnight. Other entertainers performing 22

October 17, 2016 6:10 AM Buhari administration worse than Jonathan

Senator Femi Okurounmu has said that the Buhari government is trailing when compared to that of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The lawmaker who represented Ogun Central Senatorial district between 1999 and 2003, served as a commissioner in Ogun State during the Second Republic administration of the first executive governor, Chief Olabisi Onabanjo. He also held several 17

October 17, 2016 2:44 AM I warned Nigerians against voting for Buhari – Sen Okurounmu

The situation in the country today has called for everyone to weep, like in the Bible, a prophet is weeping for Jerusalem, which means we all should weep for our country. The fate of our country, compared to how we were at independence is that we have been moving fast backward in the opposite direction. We must give a lot of credit to our founding fathers 17

October 16, 2016 5:04 PM African Heads Of State Sign Charter On Maritime Security

African leaders have adopted and signed a draft Charter on Maritime Safety, Security and Development. The agreement is aimed at establishing a roadmap on maritime security in Africa and causing development and economic growth through Africa’s oceans and seas. At a summit in Lome, the capital of Togo, the African leaders signed the charter which is the culmination 20

October 16, 2016 3:44 AM Sports development: Revert to the old ways, Okorodudu, Nwamuda tell Sports authorities

THE place of sports in nation building cannot be over emphasised. Over the years, Nigeria has recorded some landmark achievements in various sporting disciplines, but the question of good administration and structures for the development of talents still persists. After the country’s fiasco in the last two editions of the summer Olympics held respectively 17