Thursday, March 30th, 2017

 

Kim Jong-nam`s Body Released To North Korea – ends diplomatic spat

Malaysia releases body of Kim Jong-nam and allows North Koreans to depart, as Pyongyang frees Malaysians in return. he body of Kim Jong-nam, half brother of North Korea’s leader, has been released to the communist country, ending a drawn-out diplomatic drama over his murder with VX nerve agent at a Malaysian airport. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a statement on Thursday the coroner approved the move “following the completion of the autopsy on the deceased and receipt of a letter from his family requesting the remains be returnedRead More


Nigerian pilot, Ademilola Odujinrin, makes history becomes first African to fly solo round the world

A Nigerian pilot, Ademola “Lola” Odujinrin, has become the first African pilot in history to fly solo around the world. Odujinrin who works for Air Djibouti completed the final leg of his historic journey Wednesday afternoon, landing safely at Washington Dulles International Airport. The solo  pilot completed the entire circumnavigation in a Cirrus SR22, stopping in more than 15 countries on five continents, returning to Washington DC, where his journey began back in September. The flight is part of Project Transcend, a foundation which aims to inspire young people toRead More


Nigeria summons Indian ambassador over student attacks-Watch Video Of Attack

police have so far arrested five in connection with mob attacks on Nigerians in a satellite city of New Delhi – Nigeria summoned the Indian ambassador to Abuja on Wednesday following violent mob attacks on Nigerian students in India, the country’s state news agency reported. Hundreds of residents of Greater Noida, a satellite city of New Delhi, went on a violent rampage on Monday, attacking Africans following the death of local a teenage boy of a suspected drug overdose. Indian police arrested five men over attacks on Nigerian students IndiaRead More


Court jails father for impregnating teenage daughter

A man, Taiwo Olubayode, has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment with hard labour and without an option of a fine by a Family Court sitting at Oke-Eda, Akure, the Ondo State capital. The 56-year-old man was convicted for impregnating his 16-year-old daughter (name withheld) at Oke-Ijebu street, Odode- Idanre in Idanre Local Government Area of the state which is also in the Akure Magisterial District. Olubayode, who was brought before the court by the Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corps was charged for having incestuous behaviour with a 16-year-oldRead More


Voter’s card sells for N5,000 in Anambra

Ahead of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra, voter’s card is being retailed for N5,000 in the state. Investigations showed that major political parties in the state have been purchasing the cards from willing electorate. A source who pleaded anonymity told our correspondent that he sold his card to a major political party in the state for N5,000. He said, “There was no reason keeping the card. From experience, there is no need keeping the card ecause on election day, my vote won’t count. “So, when they contacted me,Read More


EFCC nabs 2 CBN directors over forex manipulation

Two directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) were on Wednesday, March 29, arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – The directors were arrested for alleged foreign exchange manipulation and economic sabotage – An EFCC detective said incriminating evidence were recovered from the houses of the directors during a search operation The directors were arrested over alleged forex manipulations Two directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) were on Wednesday, March 29, arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). PunchRead More