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January 23, 2018 8:01 AM Qaeda leader calls for killing of Jews, Americans over Jerusalem

A senior Al-Qaeda leader has called on Muslims “everywhere” to rise up and kill Jews and Americans in response to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In a video released Monday, Khalid Batarfi said Trump’s decision was “a declaration of a new Jewish-Crusader war” and every Muslim had a duty to “liberate” the holy city, the SITE Intelligence 18

January 17, 2018 10:12 AM Pope Francis In Tears Over Sexual Abuse Scandal In Chile

Spokesman Greg Burke has reported that Pope Francis wept bitterly as he met with victims of child molestation and abuse by priests in Chile on Tuesday. The private meeting took place during a packed first day of the pontiff’s week long trip to South America where he will also visit Peru. It was only the second time on his overseas trips that the Pope has met victims 18

December 19, 2017 1:07 PM EFCC arrests Innoson Motors CEO, Innocent Chukwuma

The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Innoson Group, Innocent Chukwuma, has been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The development was made public in a series of tweets on Tuesday by the indigenous automobile company, where it disclosed that its CEO was arrested without prior invitation. Innoson accused 46

December 11, 2017 9:04 AM Jerusalem: Netanyahu sees EU following US recognition

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital. He is in Brussels for talks – the first time an Israeli prime minister has visited the city in more than 20 years. The EU wants to see Jerusalem as the capital of both Israeli and Palestinian states under a peace process 38

December 8, 2017 6:30 AM Jerusalem: Palestines clash with Israel forces over Trump’s recognition [VIDEO]

Thousands of Palestinians have taken to the streets of Jerusalem, to protest against US President, Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The decision condemned by world leaders has escalated into protest around the country. Palestinian protesters gathered at the central Al Manara square in Ramallah and West bank where they clashed 26

November 2, 2017 7:12 AM Protesters clash over demand for Abba Kyari’s sack

Two groups of pro-and anti-Kyari protesters, yesterday, hit the streets of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to either show solidarity for Abba Kyari, who is the Chief-of-Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, or call for his immediate sack. The protests were relatively peaceful, as security operatives kept watch over both groups, contrary to what transpired 27

November 1, 2017 10:35 PM Edo Pensioners tender unreserved apology to Govt

Following efforts of the Edo State Government at sustaining the monthly payment of pensioners’ entitlements in the state, officials and members of the Local Government Staff Pensions Board Branch of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in the state have distanced themselves from the sponsored protests at Ring Road, Benin City. They expressed their appreciation 27

October 30, 2017 11:36 PM Corruption: Nigerians tired of Buhari’s ‘jagbajantis’ govt – Charly Boy

The 66-year-old grandfather stated this in a new video he made available to journalists in Abuja. The video came on the eve of the 10th day of the on-going anti-corruption protest tagged: #Buhariactorquit. The protesters demand the President Muhammadu Buhari orders the immediate prosecution of alleged corrupt members of his cabinet or quits office 23

October 30, 2017 6:36 PM Uhuru Kenyatta wins Kenyan election with 98% in flawed re-run

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Monday declared victor of the country’s deeply divisive elections, taking 98 percent of the ballots cast in a poll boycotted by his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of further violence in flashpoint opposition strongholds. Despite his crushing win, the turnout of just 38.8 percent among 19.6 million registered 46

October 29, 2017 2:33 AM Panel moves to uncover lecturers with fake certificates in maritime academy

Reports of tension and protests at the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, Oron, Akwa Ibom State have been described as misleading. A source in the institution wondered how a crowd of about 20 demonstrators, who he called sponsored, in a clan of five autonomous communities of more than a million citizens, could be tagged as causing tension. The source 24