Sunday, June 20, 2021


Sierra Leone

Atiku to Buhari: Consider recalling all ex-servicemen, women to tackle insecurity

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to consider recalling all ex-servicemen and women who will take the fight to the insurgents until they are rolled back and defeated.

Social media platform for Africans by Africans set to be launched in May

MyCountry MyWorld ( is set to launch MY! a social media platform for Africans by Africans providing possibilities in world exploration by giving users...

Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at Sierra Leone’s independence event

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday depart Abuja for Freetown to represent Nigeria at Sierra Leone’s 6oth Independence celebration.

Nigerian govt partners Sierra Leone on road safety

The Federal Government has pledged to collaborate with the Sierra Leone government in its drive to ensure safety on the country’s roads.

Secession agitators are Nigeria’s greatest problem – Presidency

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media, says those calling for secession from the country are its problem.

Dangote reveals actual price of cement sold to dealers

The management of Dangote Cement Plc has clarified that the price of a bag of cement from its factories and plants across Nigeria (as...

IMF extends debt relief for 28 low-income countries

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has approved the third tranche of grants for debt service relief for 28 member countries under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, CCRT.

AFCON qualifier: Onuachu’s late goal earns Eagles away win against Benin

Some football enthusiasts in Lagos have expressed their excitement for the lone goal scored by Super Eagles player, Paul Onuachu, against the Squirrels of...

Nigeria secure qualification to AFCON 2021

Nigeria have qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, scheduled for Cameroon ahead of their Match Day 5 fixture, after Sierra Leone’s...

300 athletes across Nigeria, West Africa registered for 3rd MoC Grand Prix

With less than five weeks to the third “Making of Champions, MoCs, Grand Prix”, over 300 Athletes from across Nigeria and West Africa have registered for the 2 and 3 April event.

My message to Nigerian media, by Kadaria Ahmed

It is with a heavy heart, worry about Nigeria and a sense of impending doom that I am sending this message to my colleagues...

My administration purchased 23 fighter jets since 2015 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has purchased 23 new aircrafts for the Nigerian Air Force since its inception in 2015.

We’ll keep confronting insurgency, other criminality – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration remains unyielding in confronting the Boko Haram insurgency as well as other forms of criminality that have bedevilled the country.

Super Eagles depart for Freetown ahead of Sierra Leone rematch

Nigerian football national team, Super Eagles, have travelled to Freetown ahead of the return leg of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone.

Nigeria listed among 41 countries in need of food assistance

A report released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, on Thursday, titled, “Crop Prospect and Food Situation,” has listed Nigeria among 41 countries in need of external assistance.

Buhari, Osinbajo, others attend inaugural Democracy Day celebration

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as well as President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila are some dignitaries attending the inaugural ceremony of the Democracy Day.

Sierra Leone’s FIFA suspension ends country’s AFCON dream

Sierra Leone's African Nations Cup qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi will not go ahead tomorrow after the country's football association failed to get a...

Corruption under ex-president took economy to brink of collapse – Report

Authorities should set up a judicial commission to recover stolen state assets including buildings, land and hundreds of government vehicles, said the report by a 12-member team.

Sierra Leone presidential candidate promises to protect foreign investments

• StarTimes begins daily subscription Presidential candidate of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) in Sierra Leone, Dr. Samura Kamara, has promised to protect and...

Sacking of Sierra Leone’s former VP ‘void’: regional court

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma unlawfully dismissed his vice president after he was expelled from the ruling party, a West African regional court...

Elumelu donates $500,000 to Sierra Leone mudslide victims

By Segun Adeyemi Nigerian billionaire philanthropist Tony Elumelu has donated $500,000 to Sierra Leone to help alleviate the suffering of people affected by flood and...

Nigerian gov’t donates $2m to Sierra Leone mudslide victims

By Segun Adeyemi The Nigerian government has donated cash, food, medical supplies and other relief materials worth $2 million to victims of the mudslide in...

Mass burials for Sierra Leone flood victims

Relatives enquire on the fate of victims of the mudslide at the Freetown Morgue, Sierra Leone, on August 16, 2017. Sierra Leone began a...

Buhari calls Koroma over mudslide in Sierra Leone

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled President Ernest Bai Koroma and the people of Sierra Leone over the loss of lives and devastation caused by...

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