Tag: France

By Aminu Kutama A boxer identified as Chukwuemeka Igboanugo has died at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State. The Imo State representative was declared dead after losing a fight by knockout to his contender from...
By Ismail Auwal A bill that proposed six months jail term for parents who abandon their newborns or growing children has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill tagged, “Act to Re-amend the Child...

Saudi Arabia to France – You’ve arrested the wrong man over Khashoggi’s murder

You've arrested the wrong man over Khashoggi's murder - Saudi Arabia to Franc French police have arrested a Saudi national suspected of involvement in the...

Buhari returns to Nigeria after two weeks of international trips

  By Salim Yunusa President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after spending 16 days to attend three major international events in Scotland, France, and South...

BREAKING: Algeria bans French Military planes from flying over territory, recalls ambassador

By Salim Yunusa   The diplomatic discord between Algeria and France deepened Sunday after Algiers banned French military planes from its airspace, its latest response to...

Former French President Sarkozy sentenced to one year for illegal campaign financing

By Salim Yunusa   A French court Thursday imposed a one-year sentence on former president Nicolas Sarkozy after finding him guilty of illegal campaign financing for...

President Macron hit by an egg thrown from a crowd

  By Salim Yunusa   French President Emmanuel Macron was hit by an egg while taking part in a food event in Lyon on Monday.   The egg "bounced...

France’s Macron slapped in face, 2 men arrested

By Salim Yunusa French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face on Tuesday by a man in a crowd of onlookers while on a...

French President ask Rwanda’s forgiveness for role in 1994 genocide

By Salim Yunusa French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said only Rwandans could forgive France for its role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide. "On this path, only...

France enabled Rwanda genocide, report says

France ‘enabled’ 1994 Rwanda genocide, report says Study commissioned by Rwandan gov’t alleges France ‘did nothing’ to prevent ‘foreseeable’ April and May 1994 massacres. An estimated...

France bans Halal slaughter of animals, sparks outrage

By Salim Yunusa Muslim leaders in France have criticised a recent decision to ban the slaughter of poultry animals in line with Islamic principles ahead...

Former French President sentenced to 3 years in prison for corruption

By Salim Yunusa A court has found Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of corruption and influence peddling and sentenced the former French president to three years in...

France promise continued support to Burkina Faso in fight against extremism

France is "determined to continue to accompany" Burkina Faso, which has been plagued by an unprecedented increase in violence with a jihadist majority for...

BREAKING: Former Liverpool manager, Gerard Houllier dies at 73

By Abba Gwale Former Liverpool, Aston Villa, and France manager Gerard Houllier has died at the of age 73. Houllier spent six years at Anfield between...

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