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Biafra supporters protest against Buhari in London

Biafra supporters protest against Buhari in London Pro-Biafra protesters on Thursday stormed the Commonwealth House in London. The protest took place as President Muhammadu Buhari met with Queen Elizabeth II and other leaders of Commonwealth countries. The protesters were seen carrying placards demanding the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and...... more

Court fines media for naming rape victim

Court fines media for naming rape victim An Indian court on Wednesday ordered 12 media companies to pay $15,000 each to a compensation fund for victims of sexual violence after they published the name of an eight-year-old girl who was gang raped and murdered. Indian law prohibits the naming of rape victims, even after they have died, because...... more

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dead at 92 Former US first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics. “A former first lady of the United States of America and relentless proponent of family literacy, Barbara Pierce Bush passed away Tuesday,...... more

2019 Elections: I’m bothered more about Security And Economy, Buhari tells Theresa May

2019 Elections: I’m bothered more about Security And Economy, Buhari tells Theresa May While politicians are preoccupied with the forthcoming general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari told British Prime Minister, Theresa May, that he is more concerned about the security of the people and the growth of the Nigerian economy. The President said this on Monday when he held a bilateral meeting with the British...... more

Israel cancels controversial plan to deport African migrants

Israel cancels controversial plan to deport African migrants ISRAEL announced Monday it had reached a deal with the UN refugee agency to cancel a controversial plan to deport African migrants and replace it with a new one that will see thousands sent to Western countries. A minimum of 16,250 migrants will be resettled in unspecified Western nations under the...... more

US Visa applicants to provide social media history

US Visa applicants to provide social media history The US government is proposing to collect social media identities from nearly everyone who seeks US Visa, according to a State Department filing on Friday. The proposal, a broad expansion of the information gathered from applicants for U.S. visas, if approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), would require...... more

Nigerian stabbed in South Africa

Nigerian stabbed in South Africa The Nigerian Community in South Africa said on Friday that a member was stabbed during a xenophobic attack in Rustenberg, North-West Province area. The President of Nigerian Union, South Africa, Mr Adetola Olubajo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that the victim, identified as Desmond, was attacked on...... more

South African President Jacob Zuma resigns

South African President Jacob Zuma  resigns PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma of SOUTH Africa has resigned his office with immediate effect. He made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Zuma’s governing ANC party told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old has been...... more

HORROR: 71-year-old Nigerian tied with a rope, gagged on eight-hour US flight

HORROR: 71-year-old Nigerian tied with a rope, gagged on eight-hour US flight It was a harrowing experience for a 71-year-old Nigerian, David Ukesone, who had to make an eight-hour journey in a US-bound flight, fastened to his seat, with his mouth gagged with a tape. He was also denied food and water for the entire journey, according to reports from ABC News, which...... more

Pope Francis apologises for sexual abuse within Catholic Church

Pope Francis apologises for sexual abuse within Catholic Church POPE Francis has apologised for cases of sexual abuse by clergy in the Catholic Church, saying he felt “pain and shame at the irreparable damage caused to children by some ministers of the church’’. “I am one with my brother bishops, for it is right to ask for forgiveness and make...... more

Israel serves quit notice to African illegal migrants

Israel serves quit notice to African illegal migrants Israel has given a three-month notice to illegal African migrants to voluntarily leave the country or face incarceration. The country issued the order on Wednesday with a palliative for those who decide to leave on their own. It threatened who defy the order with jail if they are caught after the...... more

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted a rocket fired on Friday (Dec 8) at the Jewish state from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli army said in a statement. “No injuries were reported,” it added.It was the second such incident since US President Donald Trump’s statement on Wednesday recognising Jerusalem as the...... more

Buhari asked us to focus on northern Nigeria, says World Bank

Buhari asked us to focus on northern Nigeria, says World Bank The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, said on Thursday that the bank had concentrated on the northern region of Nigeria in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s request. Kim and the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, who spoke at separate press conferences in Washington DC,...... more

South Africa police kill another Nigerian

South Africa police kill another Nigerian Another Nigerian has been reported dead at Springs Town near Johannesburg, barely one week after a Nigerian was killed in KwaZuluNatal province of South Africa. Clement Kalu, 35, was said to have been tortured to death by the South African police, the same manner Kingsley Ikeri was allegedly killed. The wife of...... more

IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG

IPOB: ‘We need urgent clarifications on Nnamdi Kanu’s status, whereabouts’, UK Govt tells FG Worried by the disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, from public scene for over two weeks now, the United Kingdom has asked the Federal Government for clarifications on his whereabouts. The British government sought to know if Kanu, who also doubles as its citizen...... more

 

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