Iraqi Protesters Bring Out Lions To Counter Police Dogs

With the death of over 300 protesters and the injuring of thousands of others, the locals are still resolute in their cause. Iraqi protesters bought a lion to the protesting areas after... Read more »

Sharp Drop Of Importation Of Petrol And Diesel After Border Closure

The National Bureau of Statistics said the imports of petrol and diesel has dropped by about 11 per cent and 15 per cent, following the border closure. Data from the bureau showed... Read more »

Billionaire Arrested For Growing Weed On His Private Island

Co-founder of global circus company – Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberte, has been detained on charges of growing cannabis on his private island in the South Pacific, TheGuardian reports. Laliberte’s company, Lune... Read more »

Two Dead And Dozens Injured In California School Shooting

Latest California School Shooting: A California high school student pulled a 0.45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and fired on fellow students as classes began on Thursday, killing two and wounding... Read more »

Venice Floods: Climate Change Behind Highest Tide In 50 Years

Venice Under Water: Severe flooding in Venice that has left much of the Italian city under water is a direct result of climate change, the mayor says. The highest water levels in... Read more »

13 Killed In Tragic Lagos-Ibadan Highway Car Crash

According to Premium Times, thirteen persons on Wednesday died in an auto crash at Sapade-Ogere axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, officials said. The tragedy happened where a diversion was created by RCC,... Read more »

Washington Post Blasts Buhari Over Detention Of Sowore

The Washington Post has condemned Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari over the continued detention of Sahara Reporter’s Omoyele sowore. Read below: With the arrest of a prominent journalist, Nigeria’s Buhari is up to... Read more »

Trailer Crushes 20 People While Being Chased By The Police

Twenty people were feared killed yesterday after a trailer loaded with farm produce crushed several tricycles at Vinikling bridge (Hayin Gada) in Yola, Adamawa State. It was gathered that the accident was... Read more »

11/11 Singles Day Shopping Spree Sees Robust Sales

Enthusiasm for online shopping in China was vibrant once again during the Singles Day shopping extravaganza, which falls on Nov. 11 each year, as merchants and e-commerce platforms accelerated efforts to launch... Read more »

Hong Kong Protester Shot In The Chest Today

Hong Kong Protester Shot: A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester has been shot in the chest after a police officer opened fire during clashes on Tuesday, as China celebrated the 70th anniversary of... Read more »

British Finance Minister Sajid Javid Caught In Fake News Saga

British finance minister, Sajid Javid was caught in the maelstrom of fake news on Sunday after he cited a dossier accusing the Labour Party of plans embark on reckless spending if it... Read more »

Germany Sends Strong Message To Trump On Berlin Wall Anniversary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the fall of the Berlin Wall reminds “us that we have to do our part for freedom and democracy” German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the United States... Read more »

Shock: Mummies Found To Have Heart Disease Symptoms

Mummies have heart disease: Ancient mummies have been found to have symptoms of heart disease. A new study has found the disease to exist in people from 4,000 years ago. Researchers analysed... Read more »

Court Sentenced Man To Four Life Terms For Killing Four Children

A South African father who killed his three biological children and stepdaughter by hanging them has been sentenced to four life terms in jail. Judge Sharmaine Balton in handing down the sentence... Read more »

Read What Katie Hopkins Said About A Security Man Putting Out Fire With Bowls

British media personality, Katie Hopkins has called out Nigerian fire fighters after seeing a video of a security man trying to put out the fire in Balogun market building with bowls of... Read more »

My Older Daughter Beat Our 13-year-old To Death In Lagos

When a Lagos trader Mr. Emeka Omenka and his wife Ifeoma allowed their 13-year-old daughter Precious to visit her half-sister in Lekki, they never knew it was a decision they would regret... Read more »

Man Kills Wife, Storms Police Station Demanding His Own Arrest

Police in Kenya are holding a middle-aged mechanic who stormed Police Station in the country’s capital Nairobi demanding immediate arrest after killing his wife. Bernard Odiwuor Oyolo is detained at Huruma police... Read more »

Facebook Launches New Company Logo While Aiming At Transparency

Keeping to its promise of transparency, social media giant Facebook has unveiled a new corporate logo almost 15 years after it launched its eponymous social media networking website. The new logo, which... Read more »

British Minister Resigns For Lateness To the House of Lords

A governmental post is a service for the citizens and not an honour British minister understands this saying very well. On Wednesday, the British Minister Lord Michael Bates was late by 5... Read more »

Don’t Celebrate Yet Over Baghdadis’ Death – ISIS Names New Leader

ISIS has confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after the self-appointed ‘caliph’ died during a U.S. special forces raid in Syria last weekend. In an audio statement today the... Read more »

Dozens Killed In Gas Cylinder Blast And Fire On Pakistan Train

At least 68 people were killed and more than 43 others injured after a fire engulfed a train travelling through central Pakistan, completely destroying at least three coaches, officials said. The accident... Read more »

Brothers Allegedly Killed Their Friend At A Pool Party

A Kaduna State Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, ordered that two brothers, who allegedly killed their friend at a pool party, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice, NAN reports.... Read more »

Millions Without Power As California Wildfires Rages

Authorities in northern California, United States ordered 180,000 residents to evacuate their homes on Sunday as winds fuelled a wildfire in the wine country, while electricity was shut off for millions of... Read more »

Containers Filled With Rotten Fish Uncovered In Lagos Sea Port

Containers with rotten fish: Five containers laden with rotten fish and other edibles have been discovered Apapa by two sister agencies in Lagos State. In a report by the News Agency of... Read more »

Shark Brutally Attacks Tourists On A River, Bites Off A Foot

A British backpacker had his foot bitten off and another was seriously injured in a brutal shark attack while snorkelling near the Great Barrier Reef in eastern Australia. Alistair Raddon, 28, from... Read more »

Pope Francis Hails Vivian A 14-Year-Old Nigerian Saint

The Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis, on Sunday described the late 14-year-old Vivian Ogu as an example to all Christians in Nigeria and the rest of the world. The Pope, represented by Archbishop... Read more »

ISIS Leader Baghdadi Dies While Fleeing From US Forces

Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi committed suicide along with three children by blowing himself up after fleeing into a dead-end tunnel on Saturday, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday. ISIS... Read more »

I Was Raped Daily, Says Woman Rescued From Illegal Kwara Rehab Centre

A woman rescued, among 107 others, by the police in Kwara state from yet another horrible rehabilitation centre has spoken about how she was raped daily by the uncle of the operator... Read more »

Criminal Probe Into Robert Mueller Russia Inquiry Begins

An administrative review into the Special Counsel’s investigation began in May. But the switch to a criminal probe means investigators can now issue subpoenas for testimony and documents. President Trump has long... Read more »

Why Bomb Attacks Are Now A Normal Part Of Swedish Life

One night last week, explosions took place in three different locations in and around Stockholm. There were no injuries this time, just the usual shattered windows, scattered debris and shocked people woken... Read more »

Boeing 737 Max Jet Expected To Fly Again 2020

Boeing 737 Max jet was grounded after two fatal crashes, including last year’s Lion Air disaster which killed 189 people. Just hours after Indonesian investigators blamed mechanical and design problems for the... Read more »

Rebranding As Ministry Of Communications Changes Name

The Ministry of Communications has had a name change. The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday presided over by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo , approved the name change for the Ministry of Communications... Read more »

Kaduna State University Blows Hot On Sex For Grades Scandal

The Kaduna State University (KASU), on Wednesday descended on one of its academic staff, Mr Bala Umar, popularly known as A.B. Umar, for allegedly soliciting sex for grade. In a management meeting... Read more »

Gunmen Free El Chapo’s Son In Fierce Gun Battle

Heavily armed cartel members overpowered security forces and freed the son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman in a fierce gun battle that rocked the western city of Culiacan in... Read more »

Plane Still In Mud Two Days After Skidding Off The Runway

An airplane has been stuck in mud for two days at Takaba airstrip in Kenya, after skidding off the airport’s runway during takeoff. The airplane owned by Radufu Air had dropped off... Read more »

Counting The Cost: Oyo, Osun And LAUTECH

By Abiodun Komolafe For quite some time, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, has been in the news for negative reasons. At the centre of this threatening mess, arising from catatonic... Read more »

Hacking The Hackers As Russian Group Hijacked Iranian Spying Operation

Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on... Read more »

Democrats Walk Out Of Meeting After Trump Meltdown

Democratic leaders in Congress on Wednesday angrily walked out of a White House meeting with President Donald Trump after he had a “meltdown,” according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. “What we witnessed... Read more »

Syrian Army Enters Kurdish-held Town Amid Ongoing Turkish Assault

The Syrian army on Wednesday entered the symbolically important Kurdish-held town of Ayn al-Arab in northern Syria near Turkey, state news agency SANA reported. The army units entered Ayn al-Arab, also known... Read more »

SARS Operatives Freed For Extra-judicial Killing Of Disarmed Suspects

The four SARS operatives who were involved in the extra-judicial killing of two disarmed suspects, and dismissed by the Lagos State Police Command, have been released from prison. In August, 2019, a... Read more »