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France’s top court bars access to Rwanda genocide files

Paris - France's highest court ruled on Friday that a researcher could be denied access to sensitive archives concerning the 1994 genocide in Rwanda even though they were ostensibly opened to the public in 2015.Researcher and author Francois Graner, who has written a number of works on the genocide, cannot see the files because of a law protecting presidential...

Audit shows no hacking of Kenya vote system: French firm

Nairobi - An audit of the electronic system used to tally votes in Kenya's cancelled presidential poll showed no manipulation of data, the French biometrics firm that supplied the system told AFP on Friday. Opposition leader Raila Odinga has accused the company, OT-Morpho, of being complicit in alleged rigging of the election, which was declared null and void by the...

Niger floods leave at least 54 dead, 200 000 displaced

Niamey - Flooding unleashed by three months of torrential rain in Niger has killed at least 54 people and left nearly 200 000 displaced, the UN said on Friday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said most of the deaths took place in the capital Niamey and that more than 11 000 homes were destroyed. Niamey has...

Sustained calumny it’s EVC: Aiteo sets the records straight

  The publication contains several untrue and malicious allegations against our Executive Vice Chairman and the Aiteo Group LONDON, United Kingdom - We have become aware of a defamatory publication by an online newspaper, known for publishing stories with spurious details. This publication alleges without any foundation whatsoever, that our Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Mr Benedict Peters, bought property in England...

Watch:New music video from “Sicker”Niniola

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Niniola Apata, better known by her stage name Niniola, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. The Nigerian afro-house queen is well known for her hit singles like Maradona, Jigi Jigi and Ibadi. Niniola just released a new single titled “Sicker”. Barely few hours after the release of the audio, she dropped the visuals for Sicker. The song was produced by Sarz and the video was...

Nigerian inflation slows for seventh month in August to 16.01 pct

LAGOS  - Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for a seventh month in August, easing to 16.01 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday. The rate of annual inflation was 0.04 percent lower than in July. “The highest increases were recorded in clothing materials and articles of clothing, garments, passenger transport by air, motorcycles, shoes and other footwear,” said...

How to make Asaro – yam porridge

“Asaro”, as it is called in Yoruba, is a yam porridge. The yam is cooked with ingredients, resulting in a thick or soupy dish. Some people also like adding vegetables to it. Ingredients 1kg yam Palm oil (to colour) 1 smoked/dry fish of your choice 1 tablespoon ground...

TBoss Can Easily Pass For ‘The Goddess Of The Waters’ In These Photos

Former Big Brother Naija reality TV show contestant and controversial character, Tokunbo Idowu popularly known as Tboss shared beautiful photos from a recent photo shoot. Tboss who looked like a river goddess is one of the contestants on top of her game ever since her controversial performance at the Big Brother Nigeria 2017 house. Undoubtedly one of the most successful of...

Selena Gomez undergoes kidney transplant due to lupus

Selena Gomez recently received a kidney transplant from television actress Francia Raisa due to her struggle with lupus, the actress-singer revealed Thursday. Gomez disclosed in an Instagram post confirmed by her publicist that she has been somewhat out of the spotlight this summer because she was recovering from the procedure. The 25-year-old calls the transplant “what I needed to do for my...

Mugabe ‘to take dozens, including family to UN summit… delegation to blow over $10m in allowances’

Harare – The United States has reportedly queried the inclusion of President Robert Mugabe's family on his entourage of more than 70 people to the United Nations summit scheduled for next week. According to Business Africa, although the summit was expected to run from September 19-23, Mugabe and his delegation were set to depart on September 16 The report quoted diplomatic sources...