Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mali President Sack’s Army Generals, Disbands Militia After Massacre

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, sacked and replaced two army generals and disbanded an anti-jihadi militia group on Sunday, a day after gunmen massacred 134 Fulani herders in the country’s troubled Central Region. The ethnic bloodshed took place less than a week, after a deadly assault by jihadists on an army post killed at least 23 soldiers, also in Mali’s

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Trouble In Lagos APC! As Tinubu Betrays Followers By Appointing Former Osun Governor Aregbesola As Man-In-Charge Of Lagos State Ahead Of Sanwo-Olu’s Tenure

Trouble may be brewing in the APC in Lagos State, over Tinubu’s latest move few weeks after his alleged stooge Jide Sanwo-olu was elected as the incoming governor of Lagos State. The immediate past Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has compiled the list of the 40 man cabinet members, as well as other principal officers that will

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Benue, Plateau, Bauchi, Sokoto, Governors Win Again, While APC’s Ganduje Wins Rerun Elections

After the March 9th governorship elections, some results in some states were declared inconclusive by INEC and so a rerun election was scheduled for March 23. The rerun elections held in the following 6 states, Benue, Bauchi, Kano, Plateau, Adamawa and Sokoto. In the results which were called out by INEC on Sunday, March 24, Benue’s PDP candidate Gov Ortom

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More Than 120 Fulani Villagers Killed In Mali Massacre

More than 120 people were killed in an attack on a village in Central Mali, on Saturday, by armed men wearing traditional Dogon hunters’ clothing. Gunmen surrounded the village at dawn before attacking people in their homes in Ogossagou, in the Mopti region. The attackers targeted members of the Fulani ethnic community, who are accused of having ties to jihadists.

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