Simon Ateba

Breaking: Nnamdi Kanu’s Words And Actions Were Threat To National Security, Says Adesina

The "careless" words and actions of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, constituted a threat to national security, and the government could not have folded its arms and watch as the country descended into...

Breaking Video: Anglophones Renew Protests In Cameroon, Burn Flag, Even As Biafra Collapses In Nigeria

Anglophones renewed protests in Cameroon on Friday, burning the Cameroonian flag and singing solidarity songs, even as similar agitations for the break up of neighboring Nigeria and the formation of a Biafra Republic mainly populated by Igbo speakers in...

Nigerian Army Rejects Claims Boko Haram Still Controls 7 Local Government Areas

The Nigerian Army has rejected claims that Boko Haram terrorists were still in control of at least seven local government areas in the country. In a lengthy statement, the Army said the report in the Guardian newspaper was completely false...

Buhari Leaves New York For Treatment In London

President Muhammadu Buhari is leaving New York after attending the United Nations General Assembly, and heading to the United Kingdom to see his doctors. The Presidency said Mr. Buhari would be leaving New York City today for the United Kingdom,...

Pictures: Buhari, Guterres Hold Meeting

President Buhari attends bilateral meeting with UN Secretary general Mr Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 20th Sept 2017.

With Citizens Wallowing In Misery, Nigeria Recovers $1.2 Billion From Public Thieves In 8 Months

Nigeria's anti-corruption agency has recovered over N430 billion ($1.2 billion) from public thieves between January and August this year alone, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, has disclosed. President Muhammadu Buhari was elected...

Breaking: Again, 470 Pump Action Rifles From Turkey Seized At Lagos Seaport

At least 470 pump action rifles from Turkey have been seized at the Lagos seaport, bringing the total number of rifles seized in Nigeria within the last eight months to 2671. The “importer of this deadly cargo is Great James...

Nigerian Court Declares IPOB Terrorist Organization. Group Is Led By Dangerous Nnamdi Kanu

A Nigerian court has granted the request by the Federal Government to declare the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organization. The terrorist organization is led by Nnamdi Kanu, a Nigerian who declared that he would be delivering the Biafra...

Breaking: U.S. Provides $32m in humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Fleeing Violence In Burma

The U.S. Government announced on Wednesday that it would be providing nearly $32 million in additional humanitarian assistance to address the urgent needs of Rohingya fleeing violence from the Rakhine State in Burma. “The aid will go help Rohingya who’ve...

So Many Of My Friends Go To Africa To Get Rich, Trump Tells African Leaders

While many Africans wallow in squalor and hopelessness, U.S. President Donald Trump disclosed on Wednesday that so many of his friends go to Africa to get rich because Africa has tremendous business potential. “Africa has tremendous business potential. I have so...

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Based in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Simon leads a brilliant team of reporters, freelance journalists, analysts, researchers and contributors from around the world to run TODAY NEWS AFRICA as editor-in-chief. Simon Ateba's journalistic experience spans over 10 years and covers many beats, including business and investment, information technology, politics, diplomacy, human rights, science reporting and much more. Write him: [email protected]
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