Gunmen kill Nigerian football official

Abuja, Jan 7 : A senior official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was shot dead by gunmen who stormed his home here, NFF said. Ibrahim Abubakar, 43, was the head of protocol at the Nigerian federation. The incident happened in the Nigerian capital early Wednesday, reports Xinhua. A NFF statement described his death as […]

Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Johannesburg: Nelson Mandela, a global symbol of resistance against injustice who brought an end to the much-despised apartheid regime in South Africa and served as the country’s first black president, died today at his home here following a lengthy illness. He was 95. “Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic nation, […]