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September 22, 2017 11:39 PM Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

“It is not clear North Korea has that capability yet,’’ said Siegfried S. Hecker, the former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and the nuclear weapons expert the North Koreans let in to see their uranium enrichment plants years ago, when they wanted to make clear to the Obama administration that their atomic weapons program was moving ahead 21

September 17, 2017 6:27 PM Koeman running out of excuses and Lukaku's on the wind-up

Chris Beesley considers what has been learned from the Blues' demoralising 4-0 defeat at Manchester United Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse after Everton's botched Italian Job, it did. That's now four consecutive defeats for the Blues without scoring and with each one they sink deeper into the mire. The 2-0 loss at Premier League champions 15

September 16, 2017 10:22 AM You bathed in the blood of Biafrans by Fani-Kayode

On the 15th September 2016, one year ago today, I wrote the following. “You bathed in the blood of Biafrans, you crushed their bones and stripped away their dignity and self-respect just to keep Nigeria one. If you want the Igbo or any other southerner to stay and if you want Nigeria to remain one then treat us all as equals, offer our children and our people 19

September 15, 2017 12:46 AM North Korea launches missile over Japan

How much damage can North Korea's weapons do? (CNN)North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan for the second time in less than a month, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday. North Korea has long maintained it wants nuclear weapons and long-range missiles to deter the United States from attempting to overthrow the regime 23

September 11, 2017 7:26 PM Biafra: Olisa Metuh speaks about attack on IPOB members

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh has reacted to the fracas between the Nigerian Army and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The clash occurred at the vicinity of the family home of leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu in Umuahia on Sunday, with five people feared killed and several others 22

September 7, 2017 9:24 AM Nigeria’s Super Tucano jets include guided bombs, rockets

Paveway 11 guided bombs, laser-guided rockets and infrared sensors are being sold to Nigeria by the United States government, along with the 12 Super Tucano fighter jets, expected to aid the military in ending the eight year-old Boko Haram insurgency in the north east. The details were published late August in the US Federal Register, according to a report 25

September 3, 2017 11:01 AM North Korea Says It Tested a Hydrogen Bomb Meant for Missiles

The United States Geological Survey estimated that the tremor set off by the blast, detected at 12:36 p.m. at the Punggye-ri underground test site in northwestern North Korea, had a magnitude of 6.3. The South Korean Defense Ministry’s estimate was much lower, at 5.7, but even that would mean a blast “five to six times” as powerful as the North’s last nuclear 30

September 3, 2017 6:57 AM North Korea detonates its sixth and most powerful nuclear test yet

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, Japan and South Korea said, hours after Pyongyang said it had developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses “great destructive power”. Japanese and South Korean meteorological officials said an earthquake detected near the North’s test site - measured by the U.S. Geological 20

September 1, 2017 1:22 PM Nigerian Army misses own deadline to capture Boko Haram leader, Shekau

The Nigerian Army has missed a self-set 40-day deadline to capture the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, dead or alive. The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, handed down the order on July 21 to the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Ibrahim Attahiru. Mr. Buratai, a lieutenant general, tasked Mr. Attahiru, a major general, to employ every 15

August 30, 2017 2:24 PM Police dismisses Sergeant over alleged murder of 36 year-old-man in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested and dismissed one Sgt. Habila Samaila ‘m’ 36 years of age for professional misconduct and alleged murder of a 32-year-old man, Ejovwokoghene Igueride ‘m’ from Emede community, Isoko South LGA of Delta State, DAILY POST reports. In a statement signed by DSP Andrew Aniamaka and made available to DAILY POST, the Delta 19