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  • Man Paraded For Stealing ATM Card And Phone in Delta State ‘To Travel To South Africa’

    May 28, 2017 1:02 PM 13

    An able-bodied young man identified as Favour Nwafor, was beaten and paraded on Saturday by members of Agbor security group in Delta state for allegedly stealing an ATM card and a phone belonging to one Mr. Marvellous Okoh, to achieve his aim of travelling to South Africa. An able-bodied young man identified as Favour Nwafor, was beaten and paraded on Saturday

  • Manchester bomber photos released as runners defy terror threat

    May 28, 2017 12:38 PM 14

    Britain police have released CCTV footage of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on the night of the attack as thousands defied the terror threat to take part in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday. Security was tight as 40,000 runners pounded Manchester’s streets in the annual half marathon (21.1 km/13.1 miles) a day after Prime Minister Theresa May lowered

  • #GuptaEmails: Maimane calls for 'stern legal action'

    May 28, 2017 11:14 AM 13

    Earlier on Sunday, two newspapers – the City Press and the Sunday Times – published details of apparently damning emails showing that the wealthy, politically connected Gupta family “run South Africa”. Maimane said an array of cabinet ministers, state departments and entities, and public officials had “systematically sold off South Africa to a small

  • 54 dead, some 10,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in four days

    May 27, 2017 9:12 PM 12

    ROME (AFP) - About 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the previous four days but at least 54 others died, Libyan and Italian officials said on Saturday (May 27). On Saturday, the Tunisian army also rescued 126 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa hoping to reach Italian shores, officials said. They were aboard a flimsy inflatable boat off the coastal

  • Governor Ayade frees 34 prison inmates to mark Cross River at 50

    May 27, 2017 4:53 PM 12

    Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has granted a state pardon to 34 inmates serving various jail terms in Calabar Prison to mark the 50th Anniversary of the state. Ayade said this on Saturday in Calabar in his anniversary speech to the people of the state. He said that Cross River had every reason to celebrate 50 years of its existence as a state, considering

  • ISIS Claims Responsibility for Bus Attack on Christians That Killed 29 in Egypt

    May 27, 2017 4:23 PM 16

    (MINYA, Egypt) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29. Egypt responded to Friday's attack by launching a series of airstrikes that targeted what it said were militant bases in eastern Libya

  • White House shaken as Russia probe pierces Trump’s inner circle

    May 27, 2017 4:19 PM 26

    The probe into Russia’s role in the US election pierced the innermost circle of the White House Saturday, with reports that Donald Trump’s son-in-law sought a secret communications line with Moscow — the most damning allegation yet from the scandal. Kushner, 36, went so far as to suggest using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States to protect

  • Ramadan: Saraki begs Nigerians, Muslims to pray for Buhari

    May 27, 2017 4:10 PM 12

    Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on Muslims and all Nigerians to pray for the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and nation’s prosperity in this Ramadan period. This was disclosed in a message the Senate president signed and made available to NAN. According to Saraki, the Holy month presents another opportunity for Nigerians to show love to the less privileged

  • Ayade Pardons 30 Prisoners as Cross River Celebrates Golden Jubilee

    May 27, 2017 4:03 PM 15

    The Governor of Cross River State, Professor Ben Ayade, has granted Clemency to over 30 prisoners currently serving jail terms in the state. Announcing the decision in a state-wide broadcast in Calabar, the governor maintained that their release is om the spirit of the celebration of the state’s golden jubilee. The governor who further explained that his decision

  • Why do Muslims really fast and what are the benefits of fasting?

    May 27, 2017 11:02 AM 14

    Editor's note: Ramadan is here again and billions of Muslims all over the world observe the dawn to dusk fasting. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where Muslims all over the world fast from dawn to dusk for 29 or 30 days. Beyond not eating and drinking during this period, Muslims also abstain from sexual activities during the day while