More than 300 students still unaccounted for after Nigerian school raid

337 students are still unaccounted for after gunmen attacked a school in northern Nigeria over the weekend, a government official told CNN on Monday. Local police said a large number of attackers riding motorbikes ambushed the all-boys Government Science Secondary School in Kankara late Friday, in a possible kidnapping-for-ransom attempt. The apparent kidnappers are making... Continue Reading →

Joe Biden makes history with US election results

Joe Biden has broken a major record with the United States election results. The Democrat is now the first presidential challenger to win more than 80 million popular votes, CNN reports. He is also the first presidential candidate to capture more than 50% of the popular vote against an incumbent since Franklin Roosevelt defeated Herbert... Continue Reading →

UK parliament favors sanctions for Nigeria in the wake of #EndSARS deaths

The parliament in the United Kingdom has voted for its government to begin consideration of sanctions to be brought against Nigerian officials involved in the use of deadly force against protesters decrying police brutality in October. A petition signed by more than 220,000 people brought a motion before the house for a non-binding vote. State and federal... Continue Reading →

Analysis of CCTV footage from Lekki toll gate raises new questions about shooting

(CNN)It was supposed to be the key piece of evidence. But when it came, the Lagos State government's security camera footage of the Lekki toll gate shooting did not capture everything. The footage from the security camera overlooking the toll gate in Lagos, Nigeria was played during Saturday's session of an eight-person judicial panel set up to investigate police... Continue Reading →

End SARS: Lai Mohammed under fire for threatening to sanction CNN

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has criticized Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture over his comments on the investigative report by Cable News Network, CNN, on the shooting at the Lekki toll gate. HURIWA, a frontline Rights group, described Mohammed’s comments as unbridled, irrational, irresponsible, emotional, and totally provocative. Mohammed had threatened... Continue Reading →

Lekki Toll Gate: We stand by our report, CNN replies FG

Cable News Network (CNN) has reacted to the Federal Government’s stance that it should be sanctioned over its report on the October 20 shooting incident at the Lekki Toll Gate, saying it stands by its report. Addressing the press at the fortified Army Resource Center, Mambilla Barracks, Abuja, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai... Continue Reading →

It’s victory of good over evil, Obasanjo congratulates Biden, Harris

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, congratulated Democrat Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris over their ‘victory’ in the US election. Obasanjo, in a congratulatory letter made by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, described the ‘feat’ achieved by the two Democrats as “victory of good over evil”. The former Nigerian... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Joe Biden elected 46th President of United States

Democratic candidate, Joe Biden has been elected President of the United States of America. According to CNN projection, Biden polled 273 electoral college votes while President Trump garnered 213 electoral college votes. Biden in a statement said: “I am honoured and humbled by the trust the American people have placed in me and in Vice President-elect Harris. “In... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: LCC submits Lekki shootings’ footage to judicial panel

The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has submitted the video footage of the Lekki Shooting to the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up by the Lagos State Government. Managing Director of LCC, Abayomi Omomuwa, submitted the video evidence to the panel during its sitting on Tuesday. While speaking, Omomuwa noted that the video footage contains everything that... Continue Reading →

CNN Lists 61 False Claims Made By Donald Trump In Seven Days​

Trump has gotten less truthful over time: in 2017, his average was 2.9 false claims per day; from 2018 through May 2019, it was 8.3 per day. The Cable News Network popularly called CNN has highlighted 61 false claims made by President of the United States, Donald Trump last week. The CNN said it would... Continue Reading →

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