Saturday, 9th December 2023

Islamic State

22 Nov
A recent seminar was held in the Swedish town of Uppsala, co-hosted by the Sweden-based Nordic Africa Institute (NAI), the University of Pretoria’s Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship (CAS) in South Africa, and the Dakar-based Trust Africa.
16 Oct
A convicted British Islamic State member allegedly linked to the notorious "Beatles" cell which staged grisly killings and beheadings pleaded guilty to terror charges in a UK court on Monday.
2 Aug
Ancient Yoruba of South-Western Nigeria have an adage: esin iwaju ni ti eyin wo, ti n ’fin sa ere. A rudimentary translation is that one’s inspired by life’s best performer, not the worst.
19 Jun
A notorious armed group suspected of massacring at least 41 people at a Ugandan school has received funds from the so-called Islamic State (IS), according to a UN report seen by AFP on Monday.
31 May
German prosecutors said Wednesday they had arrested seven people accused of collecting money to send to the Islamic State group in Syria. The four Germans, a German-Moroccan dual national, one Kosovar and a Turkish citizen, were accused of belonging "to an international network that supported the terrorist activities of the Islamic State in Syria through…
8 May
One of India's biggest states on Monday banned a movie critics accused of stoking communal hatred and propaganda against Muslims but defended strongly by the ruling right-wing Hindu government.
7 Apr
More than 30 people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri province earlier this week in attacks attributed to a rebel group affiliated with the Islamic State jihadist group, the United Nations said Thursday.
11 Mar
Attacks in eastern Syria killed 12 oil field workers and a Kurdish fighter, a war monitor said Friday, a day after Syrian Kurdish-led forces announced an offensive against jihadists.
27 Dec 2022
Israeli authorities said Tuesday they had arrested a suspect in Jerusalem twin bombings that killed two people last month, charging that he identified with the Islamic State group. Aslam Farouh, 26, an Arab with an Israeli residency card, lived between Kufr Akab, a neighbourhood of Jerusalem, and Ramallah, said the Shin Bet domestic security agency…


Group of Islamic leaders from Tijjaniyya, Kadiriyya, and Izala Islamic sects have called on Nigerian and democracy stakeholders not to subvert the will of the people of Kano State who came out massively to vote for Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf (Abba Gida Gida) in March 2023. The leaders said doing so may cause unnecessary anger…
11 mins ago
The House of Representatives member representing Kiru and Bebeji Federal Constituency, Kano State, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has dismissed reports that the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) is in talks with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or other opposition parties for possible coalition ahead of 2027. In a statement he personally signed on behalf of NNPP House…
24 mins ago
Nigerians, irrespective of their class or status, have been assured of adequate and efficient supply of electricity to their homes. The General Manager, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Maiwada Sarki Bello Paiko, made the promise during a media chat with newsmen at the dam site in Shiroro Hydro Electric Power station, Shiroro local council of…
25 mins ago
The National Judicial Council (NJC) under the Chairmanship of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, has recommended the compulsory retirement of Justice S. O. Falola of Osun State High Court from the Bench.
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Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, has cautioned against the clandestine activities of individuals and groups who are obstructing and frustrating the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained IPOB leader. This was disclosed yesterday by Secretary General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, who asserted that the identities of these individuals and groups will…
1 day ago
President Joe Biden's silence spoke volumes on Friday after his son Hunter's legal woes deepened with lurid allegations that he avoided paying taxes while spending millions on drugs and escorts.
1 day ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Friday that he would run for re-election in 2024, allowing the Kremlin leader to extend his decades-long grip on power into the 2030s.
1 day ago
Africa is home to some of the world’s fastest-growing cities, with an urban population projected to grow by 3.5% annually. Under ideal economic circumstances and with the right mix of public investments in transportation infrastructure, population growth is expected to translate to positive economic outcomes, trade facilitation and opportunities for poverty alleviation and job creation.
1 day ago
A 17-year-old boy, Lawali Mori, has been arrested for unlawfully engaging in carnal knowledge with a rooster, in what the Adamawa State Police Command has classified as " against the order of nature."
1 day ago
. Ask SDP to produce valid proofs of petition filing within 21-day window . Say Tribunal Secretary's claims of attack suspicious, must be investigated . Call on President Tinubu, security chiefs to protect colleague, nab sponsors of violence Over 400 lawyers, on Friday, raised the alarm over persistent threats to the life of one of…