Simon Ateba

1000 Young Africans Hit Washington D.C. After Six Weeks Of Leadership Study In The United States

After six weeks of intensive academic study and leadership training at 38 higher education institutions across the United States, nearly one thousand young men and women from Sub-Saharan Africa will be convening in Washington D.C. next week to meet...

Boko Haram Terrorists Release Heartbreaking Video Of Abducted Nigerian Lecturers

Boko Haram terrorists have released the video of the abducted workers of the University of Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, where the insurgency began in 2009 before spreading to other parts of Nigeria, then Cameroon,...

In Bloody Operation, 20 Kidnappers Shot Dead In Nigeria To Rescue 6 Students, 8 Policemen Wounded, A Civilian Dead

At least 20 Kidnappers have been killed in Nigeria during a bloody rescue operation of six students, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, said on Friday. The six students were abducted at their Igbonla Model College in Epe, a...

GARGANTUAN THEFT: Voice Of Nigeria’s Osita Okechukwu Admits Spending Hundreds Of Millions Of Naira To Equip Headquarters Not Yet Acquired

In a shocking reply to SIMON ATEBA NEWS, WASHINGTON DC, the management of Voice of Nigeria (VON) said on Thursday that Director-General Osita Okechukwu spent hundreds of millions of naira to refurbish the second corporate headquarters of the radio...

SPECIAL REPORT: Documents Implicate Osita Okechukwu In High Level Fraud, Massive Money Laundering At Voice Of Nigeria

Documents obtained by TODAY NEWS AFRICA have implicated the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, in a high level fraud and massive money laundering. The radio station, established by Decree 15 of 1991, is the external...

Boko Haram Ambushes Oil Workers In Nigeria, Kills 9 Soldiers, Including Top Officer

Boko Haram terrorists on Tuesday ambushed Nigerian oil workers and killed nine soldiers, including an officer, the army said in a statement on Wednesday, adding that a civilian was also among the dead. The deadly ambush took place at about...

Boko Haram Remains A Concern, U.S. Government Says, AS 9 Nigerian Soldiers, 2 Cameroonian Gendarmes Are Gunned Down

Boko Haram remains a "concern" to the American government and U.S. troops deployed to Cameroon in 2015 to help counter the terror group in West Africa remain there for that purpose, a spokesman said on Wednesday, a day after nine...

New Project To Tackle Global Forced Migration Crisis Launched In Washington D.C.

Speakers at the launch of “Project for Prosperity and Development”, a project by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on the global forced migration crisis, were divided over whether the escalating refugee problem in the world would get...

Buhari Sends Letter, Makes Phone Call To President Of Guinea To Thank Him For Nationwide Prayers For His Recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health, his spokesman Femi Adesina said in a statement on Tuesday. Mr. Buhari,...

Four African Countries With U.S. Support Gradually Defeating HIV Epidemics

The United States Government announced on Monday that through support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), four African countries were approaching control of their HIV epidemics. The four countries are Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The...

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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: simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com
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