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May 11, 2018 2:36 PM What woman did to nephew for failing to recite Quran

A Magistrate court sitting in Ikorodu, Lagos State on Friday, arraigned a 29-year-old woman, Ummi Bashiru for allegedly battering her nephew over his inability to recite the Quran. Bashiru, a resident of Gbodo area, Ewu Owa community in Ikorodu, is being tried on a count charge of assault, an offence he denied committing. The prosecutor, Sgt. John Ibreredem 21

May 2, 2018 1:28 PM Biafra: Zionists order mass return May 30

The pro-group Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF), on Wednesday, called for mass return of all indigenes of the defunct Biafra back home on May 30, this year. May 30 coincides with same date that the late Biafra hero, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, had also declared a Republic of Biafra, decades ago. Addressing a press conference, in Enugu, Enugu State 21

April 17, 2018 8:58 PM Russian Journalist Who Wrote About The Deaths Of Russian Fighters In Syria Dies

Maxim Borodin who is a Russian investigative journalist who wrote about the deaths of Russian fighters in Syria has died after falling from his fifth-floor flat. According to reports he was found severely injured by neighbours in Yekaterinburg on Thursday and was rushed to a hospital where he eventually died on Sunday. The cause of the fall remains a mystery 25

April 4, 2018 5:35 PM Boko Haram: N360bn equipment fund does not make sense – Shehu Sani

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali,on Wednesday disclosed the release of $1 billion for procurement of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country after a three-hour meeting Buhari had with service chiefs and heads of other security agencies. Reacting, Sani in a tweet described the procurement as a misplaced priority, adding that the government 33

March 15, 2018 1:03 PM Saudi Arabia threatens to acquire nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi Arabia says it would rapidly acquire a nuclear weapon if arch-rival Iran develops one, the country’s Crown Prince has warned. Mohammed bin Salman said the Saudis ‘do not want’ nukes but would be forced to develop them should their Shia counterparts acquire them. The 32-year-old heir to the Saudi throne made the comments in an interview in which 31

March 8, 2018 2:16 PM Police commences mop up of arms used by vigilante in Rivers

Police in Rivers State said it had commenced mopping up of illegal firearms used by vigilante groups in the state and Neighbourhood Watch Corps. The command said the move followed a directive from the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. This was part of a statement in Port Harcourt, the state capital by the Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi 32

February 20, 2018 3:27 PM Gov. Masari cautions against violent demonstrations in Katsina

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has advised residents of the state to desist from using violent demonstrations to show resentment to government’s decisions or policies. Masari gave the advice in Katsina on Tuesday when a group in the state, Gwagware Foundation endorsed him and President Muhammdu Buhari for second terms in office. The governor was reacting 30

February 15, 2018 9:24 AM Expelled 19 Year-Old Student Kills 17, Injures Others In Mass Shooting

Nikolas Cruz is the 19 year-old boy who killed at least 17 and injured several in a mass shooting that took place in a South Florida High School o Wednesday. According to reports Nikolas who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons, was equipped with a gas mask and smoke grenades, set off a fire alarm to lure students before shooting. “He was quickly 24

February 10, 2018 1:58 AM Mike Adenuga buys Masekela’s trumpet

a tale of two African giants—one a giant of enterprise, the other a giant of jazz, Africa’s “Father of Jazz” and trumpet maestro. Their paths crossed in Ghana resulting in Mike Adenuga buying the trumpet of the world-acclaimed South African jazz icon who died in January of prostate cancer at the age of 78. The encounter is told in our long-awaited book, The GURU—Eyewitness 24

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 28