ECOWAS-Abuja International Half Marathon Set to Kick off Dec. 14

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 5, 2019
No fewer than 500 international and local athletes will participate in the maiden ECOWAS-Abuja International Half Marathon scheduled to hold on Dec. 14. Mr Francis Njoaguani, Director, ECOWAS Youth and Sports Development Centre, while addressing newsmen in Abuja on preparations, said the event is open to athletes outside West Africa. Njoaguani said the race with […]

Court orders DSS to transfer El-Zakzaky and his wife to Kaduna prison

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 5, 2019
A High Court on Thursday ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to transfer the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat, to the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Kaduna, to allow his lawyers easy access to him. National Leader of Shi’ite movement, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky Justice Gideon Kurada, the […]

At least 58 People killed after a Boat Capsized off Mauritania, U.N. Says

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 5, 2019
A boat carrying at least 150 people approaching Mauritania, capsized in the Atlantic Ocean the U.N. agency said. The boat had been low on fuel while approaching the west African coast of Mauritania, the International Organization for Migration said in a statement. Survivors were being helped by the authorities in the northern city of Nouadhibou. […]