Archive for News

  • January 20, 2022

    I Killed...

    A murder suspect, Abdusalam Ibrahim said that he personally macheted Dr Obisike Donald Ibe at his Games Village home in Abuja because the 37-year-old medical doctor is a ‘homosexual’ and he tried to force him into a ‘homosexual act’ with him. Abdusalam Ibrahim, Fidelis Ezekiel, and Philemon Hussaini were the...

  • January 20, 2022

    The smallest...

    When it comes to geography, being bigger does not automatically imply superiority. In reality, some of the most exciting travel experiences may be found in the world’s tiniest countries, mostly because they are not as well-known as the rest of the globe and do not provide any activities that are...

  • January 20, 2022

    The pandemic...

    As we enter year three of this cruel pandemic, amid its turmoil, we are still tempted to reimagine our world. When the pandemic first struck, rich and poor united in fear. Mighty politicians decried nationalistic selfishness, chided “greedy as hell” corporate conduct, and promised a vaccine would be a public...

  • January 20, 2022

    The Gambia’s...

    Adama Barrow promises economic progress after he won re-election last month with 53 per cent of the first-round vote. Gambian President Adama Barrow has pledged to work to jumpstart the economy as he was sworn in for a second five-year term in office near the capital, Banjul. Barrow, 56, came...

  • January 19, 2022

    Villagers Claim...

    Villagers in Inyathi’s Village 5 of Zimbabwe, alleged that a mysterious snake is “raping” women, inflicting weak erections on men, and stealing their money. They are claiming that the snake belongs to a fellow villager who is using it to make money. According to B-Metro, One of the villagers said; “Our...

  • January 19, 2022

    Gunmen in...

    Gunmen in military uniform kidnap company staff on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Some unknown Gunmen wearing military uniforms have kidnapped three people on the Lagos-Ibadan highway barely eight days after four persons were abducted and a driver killed at Onigari axis. It was gathered that the gunmen suspected to be bandits struck...

  • January 19, 2022

    Four people...

    Armed group al-Shabab claims responsibility for a suicide bombing in a Mogadishu tea shop near a military base. At least four people have been killed and 10 others injured in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu by a suicide bombing at a tea shop near a military base, state-run SONNA news agency said....

  • January 19, 2022

    Nigerian separatist...

    Kanu previously pleaded not guilty to seven charges including terrorism and calling for secession. Prosecutors have filed additional charges against Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu as his trial on terrorism charges has resumed. Kanu heads Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a group he founded in 2014 that is pressing for...

  • January 18, 2022

    My Mother...

    32-year-old man, Afeez Olalere who was arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command has confessed that his mother encouraged him to kill his younger brother for money rituals. The suspected internet fraudster made the shocking confession after he was arrested by the police during a stop-and-search operation along...

  • January 18, 2022

    Bling ka-ching:...

    The world’s biggest diamond producer raised prices 8 percent at its first sale of the year, sources told Bloomberg News. De Beers pushed through one of its most aggressive diamond price increases in recent years as the world’s biggest producer of the stones cashes in on a buying frenzy for...

  • January 18, 2022

    I was...

    A humanitarian worker and human rights activist, Mr. Augustine Onwuamaegbu, who is the National President of Persons With Disability Initiative Nigeria, has narrated his ordeals in the hands of kidnappers along the Abuja-Kaduna highway. Onwuamaegbu said he had gone in the company of other volunteers on free distribution of hearing...

  • January 18, 2022

    ‘Deltacron’: Should...

    Experts say two variants can cross over to form a recombinant version of both variants. Plus, getting vaccinated against both COVID-19 and influenza is the best way to protect yourself from ‘Flurona’. During the past week, my inbox has been flooded with messages telling me a new COVID-19 variant had...

  • January 17, 2022

    Black woman...

    Natalia Salmon of Pennsylvania is Miss Earth USA 2022. Photo: Instagram/miss Pennsylvania earth Miss Pennsylvania Earth Natalia Salmon has been crowned Miss Earth USA 2022. The 22-year-old University of Maryland graduate succeeds Miss Earth USA 2021, Marisa Paige Butler, for the title. Salmon will throughout her reign raise awareness about...

  • January 17, 2022

    Former Mali...

      Keita, who was 76, led the country from 2013 until he was removed from office in a coup in 2020. Mali’s former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has died at the age of 76, his family said. “President IBK died this morning at 09:00 GMT in his home” in the capital, Bamako,...

  • January 17, 2022

    Sudan pro-democracy...

      The Forces of Freedom of and Change says it will take part in UN-sponsored talks to end months of political deadlock. A prominent Sudanese pro-democracy group has conditionally accepted the UN’s offer to broker an end to political deadlock following the October military coup. Jaafar Hassan, a spokesperson for...

  • January 17, 2022

    74-year-old woman...

      A 74-year-old woman who was wrongfully put behind bars for 27 years for the murder of a relative has finally gained her freedom. Joyce Watkins, from Tennessee, US, was acquitted for killing her great-niece which dates back to 1987 when she and her then-boyfriend had gone to pick up...

  • January 16, 2022

    Life sentence...

    Steven Vogel (left) is accused of killing Michael Williams (right) — Photos via PEOPLE A 32-year-old Iowa man accused of killing and burning the body of a Black man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after he was found guilty of the crime. According to the Des...

  • January 16, 2022

    Substitute teacher...

    Ayanna Davis, 20, admitted to having sex with a student — Photo Credit: Polk County Sheriff’s Office Authorities in Florida arrested a substitute teacher on Friday after a video that was posted on Snapchat allegedly showed her having sex with a student. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said they opened investigations into...

  • January 16, 2022

    Malians rally...

    Thousands protest across Mali in support of the ruling military after the West Africa bloc imposed sanctions over the delayed vote. Malians have taken to the streets en masse after the country’s ruling military called for protests against stringent sanctions imposed by the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) over...

  • January 16, 2022

    Police Investigate...

    The Uganda Police has issued a statement about the deadly fire that claimed the lives of five pupils on Saturday morning, leaving others injured and property worth millions of shillings destroyed. The fire that broke out at New Crest Junior and Primary School in Kibedi, Kawempe Division, in the wee...

  • January 16, 2022

    UN decries...

    UN says at least 108 civilians have been killed in Tigray since the new year began as it warns aid distributions are at an all-time low. The UN human rights office expressed alarm at “multiple, deeply disturbing reports” of airstrikes in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, saying at least 108...

  • January 16, 2022

    Tema MTTD...

    The Tema Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service has asked all personnel of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) to suspend road checks with immediate effect. No reason was given but the personnel has been reassigned to traffic management and control. They are also to attend to road crashes. This was contained...

  • January 16, 2022

    Produce name...

    The High Court in Accra has ordered the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Kennedy Ohene Agyapong to furnish the court with the name of the judge who he claims confided in him that judges are afraid of investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Ken Agyepong, who is the subject...

  • January 16, 2022

    Police busted...

    A team of personnel from the Ghana Police Service and the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has arrested some imposters allegedly recruiting for the service. The syndicate, made up of about 10 members, was arrested during the swoop at a hotel in Lapaz in Accra. In a video published on...

  • January 16, 2022

    Leaked police...

    The leaked wireless message reveals police suspend motor checks A leaked police wireless message indicates that there has been a suspension of motor checks from January 14, 2022. “All mother checks by various MTTDs are suspended. All MTTD personnel are to undertake traffic management control and attend to road crashes,”...

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