Category: Latest News

Texas Shooting and The World Press Freedom Day

By Yusuf Aweda Morning Joe is a weekday morning talk show on MSNBC, with Joe Scarborough discussing the news of the day in a panel format with co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist. It was created as the replacement for Imus in the Morning, which was cancelled…

Burundi protests: Three killed in Bujumbura

Three protesters have been killed in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, the Red Cross says, as demonstrations against President Pierre Nkuruziza’s re-election bid enter a second week. The BBC’s Maud Jullien reports from the scene that police…

‘Islam at war’ vs ‘War within Islam’

Marwan Bishara Not a day passes without certain pundits sharing their new found “insights” about Islam; “Islam at war”, “Islam’s war within”, or “Islam’s inherent violence”, etc. These headlines and their derivatives are neither new nor original, and…

Senator-elect urges probe of NNPC’s missing $20bn

By our correspondent The Senator-Elect for Lagos West, Mr Solomon Adeola, Monday advised the incoming administration and relevant financial and auditing regulatory bodies to sanction the PriceWater House Coopers (PWC) for misleading Nigerians on the issue…