Tag: mali

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 29, 2018

The Big 5: Atiku says why he left APC, Buhari; suspected Jihadists kill 40 in Mali and other stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Former president Olusegun Obasanjo Saturday, called on members of the Coalition ...

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Michael Adedipupo OgunFebruary 22, 2018

Plateau United, MFM FC progress into last 32 of the CAF Champions League

Nigeria’s representatives at the CAF Champions league, Plateau United and Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club (MFM F.C.) have ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 21, 2018

[The Film Blog] Idrissa Ouedraogo, prolific African filmmaker, dies at 64

According to a statement from the National Filmmakers Guild, Burkina Faso’s Idrissa Ouedraogo, a legendary figure of African cinema, died ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 21, 2017

Nigeria set to export locally made vehicles to Mali

The Charge‘d Affair of Nigeria in Mali, Yara Abdulsalam,  has announced that manufacturing company, Innoson Motors, has signed MoU with ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

2 people dead as gunmen attack Mali tourist resort

Gunmen have reportedly stormed a popular Mali tourist resort leaving two people dead, the country’s security minister, Salif Traore, has ...

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RoqeebahMarch 25, 2017

130 underaged Nigerian girls trapped in foreign lands | 5 numbers that mattered this week

130 – Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa disclosed that 130 Nigerian girls are ...

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AzeezMarch 25, 2017

130 underaged Nigerian girls trapped in Mali, B’faso – FG

About 130 underaged Nigerian girls are still trapped in Mali and Burkina Faso, Punch reports. Senior Special Assistant to the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 17, 2017

FIFA bans Mali from international football

by Dolapo Adelana World Football governing body FIFA has suspended Mali from international football due to government interference. FIFA took ...

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AzeezMarch 2, 2017

Over 5,000 Nigerian girls still prostituting in Mali – NAPTIP

by Azeez Adeniyi The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other related matters has said over ...

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AzeezFebruary 28, 2017

FG evacuates 41 human trafficking victims from Mali

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government on Monday evacuated 41 Nigerian human trafficking victims from Bamako, Mali. Senior Special Assistant ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 27, 2017

YNaija Says: On Southern Kaduna killings, Audu Maikori is not the problem. The government is

For the past few months, the communities of the southern part of Kaduna State have been turned into killing fields ...

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Oreoluwa PetersApril 10, 2016

Not one, not two… but tons of women cried for Flavour in Mali (PHOTOS)

Flavour is the ladies man who gets so much admiration from the opposite sex to the point that they now ...

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Ada IgboanugoNovember 20, 2015

Photos of hostages being rescued from Radisson Blu hotel in Mali

There’s an ongoing hostage situation in Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali. Jihadists stormed the hotel on Friday morning, and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 20, 2015

80 freed, 3 killed in Mali hostage situation

Three people were killed on Friday morning as jihadists took 170 people hostage in Radisson Blu hotel, in Bamako, Mali. After the terrorists laid siege ...

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Oreoluwa PetersNovember 9, 2015

Golden Eaglets win U-17 World Cup

The Nigerian Golden Eaglets have defeated Mali 2-0, to win the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Estadio Sausalito Vina del ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 6, 2015

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets qualify for World Cup finals

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have qualified for the final of the ongoing U-17 World Cup going on Chile. The Emmanuel Amuneke-led ...

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Janeth JSeptember 4, 2015

AU Defence chiefs meet to tackle terrorism

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gabriel Olonisakin arrived Bamako, Mali for the meeting of African Union (AU) Chiefs of ...

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ifrekeFebruary 26, 2015

NFF lied to Nigerians, I’m not interested in coaching Super Eagles – Keshi

by Mark Bassey Stephen Keshi has blasted the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), for making Nigerians think he was keen on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 20, 2015

“GEJ is very scared of Osinbajo” – 7 important things you didn’t read yesterday (but should have)

by Kolapo Olapoju 1. Fayose, the APC ambusher. The opposition party is wary of Ayo Fayose… for he may be planning ...

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Ada IgboanugoJanuary 19, 2015

United Nations declares Mali free of Ebola

by Chinwe Okafor As the fight against Ebola continues in African countries, it’s always a relief to hear some good ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

2-year-old victim of Ebola virus disease dies in Mali

by Chidi Okoye According to the country’s officials and state TV reports, the two-year-old girl who became Mali’s first case ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

Ebola arrives Mali as 2-year-old child becomes first victim

by Chidi Okoye The first case of the Ebola virus disease has been recorded in Mali, and the first victim ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 15, 2014

“No shaking, other countries are waiting to hire me” – Stephen Keshi is not scared of being sacked

by Mark Bassey Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has revealed that not less than three countries are on standby to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

Sierra Leonean human trafficker nabbed in Enugu

by Azubuike Azikiwe A Sierra Leonean, Koffi Hassan, has been arrested by the Nigeria Immigration Service, Enugu State Command, over ...

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May 29, 2014

For the record: Full text of Pres. Goodluck Jonathan’s Democracy Day 2014 broadcast (READ)

Fellow Nigerians, 1. I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of uninterrupted democratic governance ...

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May 16, 2014

Tunde Leye: We must take the mutineers’ complaints more seriously

by Tunde Leye One only has to look at the sequence of causes in Mali and see the dangerous parallels ...

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December 18, 2013

Outcry in Italy over video of naked migrants being disinfected in public (WATCH)

Italy has launched an inquiry into the treatment of migrants at a reception centre on the island of Lampedusa. Footage ...

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August 15, 2013

Opinion: Of Ango Abdullahi’s Born to Rule Mentality

by Remi Oyeyemi Of all the above three variables, the South is more favoured than the North. It is only ...

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August 15, 2013

Incredible: Mali rewards coup leader with promotion

The incredible has happened in the west African nation of Mali: The soldier who led a coup that ousted Mali’s ...

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August 15, 2013

Mali to give Pres. Jonathan highest award for peace

by Oge Okonkwo President Goodluck Jonathan will today, be conferred with the highest honour of the Republic of Mali,  for ...

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