Nigeria’s Emir of Kano dethroned for ‘disrespect’, Kano state government announces Aminu Ado Bayero...

Kano, Nigeria.(CNB News) - The Emir of Bichi, Aminu Ado Bayero has been announced as the new Emir of Kano. The announcement was made by...

Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case

Lagos, Nigeria (CNB News) - The first case of the coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa has been reported in Nigeria. The patient is an Italian...

Akon Announce his City plan is ‘finalised’

CNB News - US hip hop star Akon has tweeted that his plans to build a city in Senegal, where his family originally hails from, are...

Just In: Supreme court sacks Ihedioha as governor of Imo state, declares APC’s Hope...

CNB News - The Supreme Court has annulled the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo state. The seven-member panel of justices today held...

Abiy Ahmed responds to Trump’s Nobel Prize complaint

CNB News - US President Donald Trump should take his complaint about being overlooked for the Nobel Peace Prize to the award organisers, Ethiopia's Prime...

East Africa, Tanzania awaits lunar eclipse

CNB News - Tanzanians are to be treated to a spectacular sight on Friday night as a lunar eclipse is expected in the East African nation. The...

DR Congo jail: Inmates starve to death in Makala Prison

Kinshasa, Congo (CNB News) Not less than 17 prisoners have died over the past week in the Democratic Republic of Congo's biggest prison. Aid...

Nigeria minister of information, Lai Mohammed Directs NBC to implement regulations for online...

CNB News - Nigeria Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to implement regulations for online media. In a statement released by...

Cardi B asks fans to choose her Nigerian name, Between Chioma B and Candijat

CNB News - The US rapper Cardi B has asked her fans to choose her new Nigerian name.She has whittled it down to two options: Chioma...
Rush hour car bomb kills many in Somali capital

Rush hour car bomb kills many in Somali capital

Mogadishu, Somalia (CNB News) At least 61 people are reported to have been killed by a car bomb during morning rush hour in Somalia's...

France announces military troops deployment to Burkina Faso following the deadly attacks

Hantoukoura, Burkina Faso (CNB News) Following the deadly terrorist attacks that happened in Burkina Faso, killing 35 civilians, almost all of them women, on Christmas...

US recalls ambassador to Zambia after gay rights row

CNB News - The US has recalled its ambassador to Zambia amid a diplomatic row after he criticised the imprisonment of a gay couple, embassy sources...

Algeria’s powerful military chief Ahmed Gaid Salah dies

CNB News - Algerian strongman military chief Ahmed Gaid Salah, known for telling veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign, has died aged 79, official media say. One...

Buhari arrives in South Africa for a three day visit, following the wave...

CNB News - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in South Africa on Wednesday night for a three-day state visit. The president's Twitter account has shared pictures of...

Tunisia holds second free presidential election

CNB News - Tunisia is holding its second free presidential poll since the 2011 uprising that toppled ex-president Ben Ali and sparked the Arab Spring. It was...

South African Returnees To Receive N40,000 Airtime, 9GB Data For 2 Months – NIDCOM...

CNB News - The Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said that the Nigerians returning from South Africa will receive sim...

Robert Mugabe’s body arrives Zimbabwe from Singapore

CNB News - The remains of Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe arrived at the country’s main airport earlier today but his final resting place remained a source...

Xenophobia: Number of Nigerians willing to leave South Africa ‘rises from 400 to 640’

CNB News - The number of Nigerians that have indicated interest to leave South Africa has increased from 400 to 640. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairperson of Nigerians in...

Robert Mugabe to be buried on September 15

CNBNews - funeral for the longtime leader will be held on Saturday, September 14th and a burial ceremony will be held the following day. This announcement comes amid...

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Trump calls USNS Comfort leaving for New York a ‘message of hope and solidarity’

Virginia, (CNB News) -   President Trump on Saturday saw the USNS Comfort off as it departed Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia for New York City,...

UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

(CNB News) - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus. The announcement on Friday came as Spain recorded...

Refer anyone with Corona virus to me for free treatment – Bishop Sam Zuga

Adamawa, Nigeria (CNB News) - Bishop Sam Zuga of house of Joy ministry, the founder of both Samzuga free medical treatment and Samzuga international...

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