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ECOWAS imposes travel ban, assets freeze on Mali coup leaders

The Economic Community of West African States have slammed sanctions on the leaders of the military coup in Mali for shifting the date for the presidential and legislative elections earlier fixed for next February. The sanctions include assets freeze and travel bans on all members of the transitional authority as well as certain family members. […]

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500,000 Nigerians To Be Repatriated From Libya, Mali Other Countries In 2022 – FG

The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRI), Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, disclosed this when she appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees on Monday to defend the 2022 budget proposal of her agency. She had during her presentation revealed that Nigeria is to host about […]

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ICYMI: D’Tigers Beat Mali in First Game

Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, started their 2021 Afrobasket championship in Kigali capital of Rwanda on a winning note yesterday with a dominant 81-73 points win against Mali. The Nigerian team, captained by Stephen Domingo, gave a good account of themselves through out the duration of the game. After running to a 28-12 points […]

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Militants kill 51, set house ablaze, cart away herds of livestock

A district administrator on Monday said over 51 people were killed as Islamist militants raided three villages in central Mali near the border with Niger. According to a note from the Asongo district administrator to the governor of Gao region, Ouatagouna, Karou and Deouteguef towns were simultaneously attacked around 6 p.m. on Sunday. The note […]

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Armed Men Attack Mali Interim President Goita

Two armed men, including one who wielded a knife, attacked Mali’s interim president Assimi Goita on Tuesday in the great mosque in the capital Bamako, an AFP journalist saw. The attack took place during prayers for the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha. Goita has since been taken from the scene, according to the journalist, who […]

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