Saturday, 9th December 2023


24 Nov
Senegalese President Macky Sall on Thursday inaugurated a United Nations regional headquarters near the capital Dakar to house all UN operations in the country, AFP journalists reported.
30 Aug
Senegal's justice minister has said that the conviction of firebrand political opponent Ousmane Sonko in a moral corruption scandal is "final", leaving him ineligible for the 2024 presidential election. Sonko, a thorn in the side of President Macky Sall, has faced a string of legal woes since 2021 that he claims are aimed at keeping…
23 Aug
An influential Senegalese religious leader has joined calls for detained opposition leader Ousmane Sonko to end a hunger strike, an official from his political coalition told AFP. A presidential candidate and head of state Macky Sall's fiercest critic, Sonko has faced a string of legal woes since 2021 that he claims are aimed at keeping…
3 Aug
Senegal on Thursday said that it will participate if the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) decides to intervene militarily in Niger following last week's coup. Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall told reporters on Thursday that there had been one "coup too many" in the region and cited Senegal's international commitments. "Senegalese soldiers, for…
2 Aug
Senegal on Wednesday suspended TikTok, saying the video-sharing platform had been used to fan violence sparked by the detention of opposition figure Ousmane Sonko. Authorities had already cut mobile data access on Monday, with several human rights groups denouncing the measure -- as well as the dissolution of Sonko's party. "The TikTok application is the…
20 Jul
Super Eagles of Nigeria remained in the 39th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world ranking released on Thursday, 20 July 2023. The latest Coca-Cola world ranking was published on the website of FIFA. Also in Africa, the Super Eagles did not change position as they remained at number six. FIFA 2022 World Cup semi-finalist…
16 Jul
Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko led a peaceful protest banging pots and pans after authorities blocked a rally to publicly confirm he would run in next year's presidential elections.
22 Jun
Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko has filed a criminal complaint in France for "crimes against humanity" against President Macky Sall, his lawyer said, as well as requesting a probe by the International Criminal Court (ICC).
22 Jun
A group of wealthy nations and multilateral development banks have promised to mobilise 2.5 billion euros to help Senegal reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, President Macky Sall said Thursday.
13 Jun
The United Nations Tuesday condemned the use of firearms to quell protests in Senegal, calling for an independent probe and punishment for the perpetrators.
6 Jun
As Senegalese struggle with the aftermath of deadly protests sparked by the conviction of an opposition leader, attention is shifting to the impact on the nation's economy.
1 Jun
A court in Senegal on Thursday sentenced opposition leader Ousmane Sonko, a candidate in the 2024 presidential election, to two years in prison on charges of "corrupting youth" but acquitted him of rape and issuing death threats. It also sentenced Sonko's co-accused, Ndeye Khady Ndiaye, the owner of the beauty salon where Sonko was accused…


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The authorities of the Tantita security services has the claim by the Nigeria Navy that it was involved in the alleged attempt by a 77 meter long motor tanker to steal crude oil in the country.
4 mins ago
Nigerian Grammy award winner, Temilade Openiyi, professionally known as Tems, has released a new single, Not An Angel, a track off her anticipated album. This follows her last project, Me & U, which she released on October 5..
6 mins ago
The echoes of Affricuff 2023 resonate vividly, etching unforgettable memories in the hearts of attendees. The inaugural edition, meticulously superintended by leading filmmaker Emem Isong
9 mins ago
With more Polytechnics and Colleges of Technology than universities in Nigeria, NIPOGA Games are probably the biggest sports competition in the country. The Games started during my final year at The Polytechnic Ibadan in 1976.
10 mins ago
Puncturing interior walls with nails in the name of hanging decors and picture frames not only damages the wall, thereby weakening the entire structure over a long period of time, but also creates untidiness to the space as the need for more picture frames arises with growth in the family circle.
12 mins ago
Disc Jockey Cuppy, daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, caused quite a stir on the Internet recently when she posted that she was in her father’s private jet eating ‘assaulted’ meat.
12 mins ago
Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State has announced the matriculation of 2,153 undergraduates and 198 post-graduate students in the 2023/2024 academic year.
14 mins ago
Prof. Kolawole Raheem has said that Peace Education should be taken more seriously globally, calling for its mainstreaming into school curriculum and non-formal learning. 
30 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Chairman, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Board, Chief Pius Akinyelure, are among the dignitaries expected to grace the prestigious yearly Idanre Day Celebration in Idanre, Ondo State.
37 mins ago
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…