Niger’s President Mohammed Bazoum on Tuesday decorated Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, with the country’s second-highest national honour, “de Grand Officer dans I`Ordre”, which is the equivalent of Nigeria’s Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger, GCON.
140 students were kidnapped from Bethel Secondary School in Kaduna state, Nigeria over the weekend.
In addition, at least eight people, including a one-year-old child, were abducted early Sunday morning from the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Centre in Zaria.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has ordered the shutdown of the office of Lesbians Gays Bisexuals Transgender Queer Intersex (LGBTQI) group at Tesano in Accra.
Followed the orders of the president, a combined team of heavily armed policemen and plain cloth National Security officials reportedly stormed the LGBTQ office and ordered all operations and activities ceased immediately.
Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has ordered troops involved in counter-insurgency operations in the Northeast to swiftly attune themselves to war mode, lamenting a slack in personnel performance that has prolonged the war.
An internal army correspondence seen by the Gazette, titled: “COAS Special Order-01 Change to War Mode,” also directed soldiers deployed in ‘Operation Lafiya Dole — a special anti-terrorism combat squad — to treat all individuals in the troubled region as Boko Haram suspects until properly identified.
Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso called on Christian families this weekend to “rebel” against LGBT lobbies that wish to “impose same-sex marriage” on the world.
“While adopting the positive values of modernity, as active agents of the future of the world, African Christian families should rebel against the imperialism of certain lobbies and associations that advocate and want to impose same-sex marriage,” said Cardinal Ouédraogo, Metropolitan Archbishop of Ouagadougou, in his Easter homily.
President Joe Biden likes to present himself as an advocate for racial justice and a man of the people, especially those whose voices are often under-represented. Yet his actions routinely contradict his lofty rhetoric. A recent example is how he has ignored African people’s plea not to fund abortions on their continent.
The International Police Organisation has apprehended three Nigerians for alleged involvement in a cyber scam targeting governments and private firms in over 150 countries.
They were said to be part of a criminal organisation that allegedly compromised thousands of government and private companies across the world.