*Drama‌ ‌at‌ ‌Police‌ ‌SFU‌ ‌unit‌ ‌as‌ ‌DPR‌ ‌Director‌ ‌vows‌ ‌to‌ ‌expose‌ ‌accomplices‌ ‌in‌ ‌N3b contract‌ ‌scam‌ ‌(Vanguard)*11‌ ‌suspected‌ ‌cultists,‌ ‌traffic‌ ‌robbers‌ ‌nabbed‌ ‌in‌ ‌Lagos‌(Punch)‌

Drama at Police SFU unit as DPR Director vows to expose accomplices in N3b contract scam (Vanguard) Police detectives attached to the Special Fraud Unit SFU Lekki Lagos weekend, grilled a female Deputy Director, department of Contract and procurement (names…

*Gunshots as Okada riders resist arrest in Lekki (Punch)*Traffic Congestion: We need to do more to restore sanity in Apapa environs – Lagos govt admits (Vanguard)

Gunshots as Okada riders resist arrest in Lekki (Punch) Gunshots were heard in Lekki Phase 1 Gate, Lagos State as motorcycle (Okada) riders resisted the police from impounding their motorcycles. In a viral video, people were seen running helter-skelter as…

Nothing for you! IMF excludes Nigeria, as it extends debt relief to 28 low-income countries

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has excluded Nigeria from the third tranche of grants for debt service relief for 28 member countries under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT). This is according to a statement…

Africa Cup of Nations: Burkina Faso qualify for Cameroon 2021

Burkina Faso qualified for the delayed 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after drawing 0-0 in Uganda on Wednesday with one round of group games still to play. The Stallions become the sixth team through to the finals, joining…

Golden Eaglets qualify for WAFU final, U17 AFCON

Five-time world champions, Nigerian Golden Eaglets, have zoomed into the final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo on Friday, following a 1-0 win over Group A winners Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue. The victory means the…

Burkina Faso celebrates 60th independence anniversary

Burkina Faso celebrates its 60 years of independence on Friday on the theme: “National cohesion and patriotic commitment for a sustainable development of Burkina Faso in a context of insecurity and Covid-19”. “This is a collective challenge for a Burkina…

Burkina Faso star Bance quits international football

Burkina Faso star Aristide Bance, one of the most colourful and popular footballers in Africa, has called time on his international career. He played 79 times for the ‘Stallions’ and scored 24 goals over 16 years while helping the national…

12th African Games: Flying Eagles lose 0-2 to Burkina Faso in final (Punch)

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Friday succumbed to a 0-2 defeat in the hands of Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Paul Aigbogun’s charges…

Five dead after attack on church in Burkina Faso (Metro)

Five people including a pastor have been killed in the first jihadist attack on a church in Burkina Faso, security and local sources said today. Sunday’s attack took place in the small northern town of Silgadji near Djibo, the capital…

Fear of attacks keeps 150,000 children away from schools in Burkina Faso (Punch)

More than 150,000 children are not going to school in Burkina Faso because of the threat of jihadist violence, the education minster has said, warning of a “deteriorating” situation in the West African nation. More than 1,100 schools have been…

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