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Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Hurricane Maria of category 4 hits the US territory of Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has made landfall on the US territory of Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm after devastating several Caribbean islands. The National Hurricane Centre said Maria landed near Yabucoa, in the east of Puerto Rico, packing winds of 250km/h and moving northwest at 16km/h.

Mum’s hidden camera ‘catches nanny violently throwing baby into her cot.

Mum’s hidden camera ‘catches nanny
Annemarie Theron with daughter Laila and husband Johan(Image: Facebook)

In Namibia, a nanny is facing charges of attempted murder, after she was allegedly caught on camera violently throwing a baby into a cot. 

IPOB crisis is bigger than Boko Haram - Gov. Shettima

Gov. Shettima

The IPOB separatist crisis being spearheaded by Nnamdi Kanu is bigger than the activities of the deadly terrorist group Boko Haram, Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has said. 

Two men fight over a 5-month-old baby delivered by their 18-yr-old girlfriend in Warri

Two men fight over a 5-month-old baby
Ajayi and Kesiena

Two men, Ajayi Tosin and Kesiena Tito are presently in contention over ownership of a five-month-old baby, Emmanuel Omkhode Ajayi, delivered by an 18-year-old girl in Warri, Delta State.

Powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Mexico, killing at least 149

Powerful 7.1 earthquake
Mexico earthquake

A powerful 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 149 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets screaming in a country still reeling from a deadly temblor that struck less than two weeks ago.

Serena Williams pens emotional open letter to her mom as she gushes over her daughter

Serena Williams
Serena Williams

Serena Wiliams took to her fiance's platform, Reddit, to post an emotional letter to her mom. It reads: "Dear Mom, You are one of the strongest women I know. I was looking at my daughter (OMG, yes, I have a daughter 😳) and she has my arms and legs! 

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

President Buhari addresses 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly (VIDEO)

President Buhari addresses
President Buhari

This is the full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s address to the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, as posted by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President, Mr. Femi Adesina.

Ivorian market ravaged by fire

Fire has razed the main market in Abobo, a neighbourhood in the Ivorian capital Abidjan on Sunday night damaging goods and property.

Gay Boss Beats His Apprentice To Death For Dating A Woman In Abuja

Gay Boss Beats His Apprentice
Samarola Musa

An artisan, Samarola Musa, has allegedly beaten his apprentice, Ademola Adeshina (pictured above), to death for his refusal to stop dating a lady in the Lugbe area of Abuja, Punchng reports.

72nd UN General Assembly: Lajack Wants Nation To Focus On People

It's the biggest diplomatic event of the year and New York is on a security lockdown as the city welcomes over 100 world leaders to the UN headquarters. 

Hundreds Sentence To Life Imprison In Egypt

Egypt 2013 protest

Almost 500 people were charged with crimes over the violence which erupted following the removal of President Mohammed Morsi in 2013.
Three hundred of those on trial received sentences ranging from five to 15 years.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Police to arrest anyone found with Biafra insigma


The Abia State Command of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has announced that henceforth, it would start arresting anyone or group of persons found to be in possession of Biafra insigma.

Charlie Alliston sentenced at the Old Bailey crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street

Charlie Alliston
Charlie Alliston, 20, arriving at the Old Bailey before sentencing PA

A cyclist who killed a woman after crashing into her on a busy London street has been sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders institution. Former courier Charlie Alliston collided with 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street in east London in February last year.

Proscription, categorization of IPOB as 'terrorist organisation' unconstitutional —Senate President Saraki

Nigerian Senate president
Nigerian Senate President

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the announcement of the proscription of IPOB by Governors of the South-east states and the categorization of the group as a ''terrorist organisation'' by the Nigerian military are unconstitutional and does not follow due.

Nationwide Power Outage Looms As Electricity Workers Threaten Strike

Minister of Power, Fashola

Barring any change in stance, Nigeria may soon be thrown into darkness should electricity workers, on the platform of National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, make good of threats to join the impending nationwide strike.