Al-Shabab militants in Somalia have attacked a government building in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 11 people. Deputy labour minister Saqar Ibrahim Abdala and several policemen were amongst those … Read More
A building containing a primary school has collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos and pupils are feared to be among the dead and injured.
A handful of polling stations remained open to allow more Nigerians to vote on Sunday in what is expected to be a tight presidential race between President Muhammadu Buhari and businessman Atiku Abubakar in Africa’s top oil producer.
Ballots are being counted in Nigeria’s closely fought general election, although voting has been extended to a second day in a handful of places.
Senegalese voters have begun casting their ballots in the country’s presidential election.President Macky Sall is seeking a second term and faces four challengers in his bid.
Port Harcourt – Mr Chris Finebone, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Publicity Secretary in Rivers, has confirmed the alleged killing of a party stalwart, Mr Monwon Etete, and his elder brother, by unidentified gunmen.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari says he has ordered the police and military to be “ruthless” with vote-riggers, following the last-minute postponement of the general election.
In Nigeria, churches were packed on Sunday as the faithful prayed for the future of Africa’s largest democracy.It follows postponement of the presidential elections hours before polls were scheduled to open. In the capital Abuja, congregants at the Family Worship Centre say they are unfazed.
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari is the least enthused by the decision of the country’s electoral body to postpone the much anticipated presidential and other elections
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that a siege by suspected militants in Nairobi is over and all the attackers have been “eliminated”.