Egypt passes law shielding senior military officers

Egypt’s parliament has passed a law that could make senior military officers immune from future prosecution tied to violence which followed the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi. The law grants President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi the right to name officers who are eligible for rewards that include ministerial benefits and immunity from investigation for any offences committed while the ...

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South Africa- Mine operators accountable for accidental deaths

South Africa will tighten its mine safety regulations to hold mine operators accountable for accidental deaths in the industry, President Cyril Ramaphosa says. Safety is a huge issue in South Africa’s deep and dangerous mines and increasingly a focus for investors. A spate of deaths at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations, including a seismic event that killed seven miners in early May, ...

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Nelson Mandela honoured in Nigeria

The legacies of a former South African President and a Legend, Late Nelson Mandela have been described as tools for peace, unity and development in Africa. Mandela is known for advocating a non-racial, non-racist democratic South Africa and the voice that spoke against apartheid, using peace to end it. The United Nations General Assembly in 2009, declared 18th July of ...

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Floyd Mayweather tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid celebrities in the world (See full list)

Floyd Mayweather who retired from boxing in 2017 has topped the Forbes Top 100 Highest Paid Entertainers list with $285 million pre-tax earned. Mayweather’s massive earnings rose after his 2017 fight against Conor McGregor. The fight generated more than $550 million in revenue, allowing Mayweather to top Forbes’ annual list for the second time since 2015. The top 10 list ...

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Police arrest Muslim cleric for using fake vision to rape

The Lagos state police command have arrested 23-year-old Muslim cleric, Mustapha Hameed, pictured above, for allegedly raping a 29-year-old student of Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Lagos after he claimed he saw a vision that she would die in 24 hours, unless the student took three spiritual baths. Parading the suspect before newsmen, the state commissioner of police, Edgal Imohimi, ...

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Governor Obaseki places N10m bounty on killers of 4 policemen in Edo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has on Monday, July 16, placed a N10 million bounty on the assailants of four policemen killed in Sabon-gida Ora, Owan West Local Government Area of the state, on July 14. This was announced by the special adviser to the governor on media and communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, after an emergency security meeting between ...

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Police arrest university dropout for impersonating lawyer in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested a 27-year-old man, Destiny Otubambo, for allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and buying exotic cars, phones and other valuables with false bank transfers. The commissioner of police in Lagos, CP Imohimi Edgal, confirmed the arrest to newsman on Monday at Ikeja, advising business owners to be wary of fake bank transfers. According to ...

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Garba Shehu: ”Fayose is a street-type thug whose political career was sealed last Saturday and is now facing political extinction’

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has described Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, as a street-type thug who was made to look like a gadfly by the Nigerian media.   In an article he published in which he analysed the just concluded Ekiti state governorship election, Garba Shehu said the election has put a ...

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Married British minister resigns after thousands of sexual texts sent to women leaks

Married Conservative minister Andrew Griffiths, 47, has been forced to resign after more than 2,000 text messages of a sexual nature sent to a 28-year-old barmaid named Imogen Treharne and her friend were revealed.   In the thousands of texts, Mr Griffiths asked the women to send him explicit photos and videos. He also gave £700 to the women and offered to rent a ...

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18th birthday photos spark debate online

A woman’s birthday photos has sparked a debate on social media due to the age she claims to be.   The woman, who is a serving corps member, was a year older over the weekend and one of the photos show her holding number balloons revealing she’s 18 years. A lot of people find it hard to believe her age. Even ...

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Nigerian Police Force offers N5million to anyone with information that will lead to arrest of perpetrators of the two ambush and killings of officers

Follwoing the recent twin ambushes and killings of Nigeria police officers in Abuja and Edo states, IGP Ibrahim Idris has set-up a team of Specialized Crack Investigation Detectives, Police Scene of Crime Experts and Technical Intelligence Unit of the Force to investigate the ambush attack and killing of seven policemen while on duty on 2nd July, 2018 by Armed robbers/Bandits at Galadimawa ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo officially unveiled as a Juventus player after sealing £100m move from Real Madrid

  Cristiano Ronaldo has just been officially unveiled as a Juventus player after sealing £100m move from Real Madrid. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner who this morning passed a medical at the club’s Allianz Stadium, was unveiled in front of the world’s media at a press conference at the club’s Allianz Stadium this evening.   In his statement, the 33-year-old star said: ‘I am ...

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Photos of Cristiano Ronaldo as he undergoes his medical ahead of £100m move to Juventus

  Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in Italy where he is undertaking his medical procedures before he officially becomes the latest Juventus player following his £100m sensational move from Real Madrid.   Photos released online shows the Portugues star as he made his way into the medical suite where a variety of tests and examinations were conducted by club staff.   Once he passes his ...

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Middle-aged man tied to a stake, given the beating of his life by angry youths for raping 7-year-old girl in Warri

A middle-aged man was severly beaten after he was caught raping a seven-year-old girl at Odion in Warri, Delta State The suspect identified as Tenimu, an ex-convict, who has always been in and out of prison, was allegedly caught in the act at about 4:00 p.m on Saturday, July 14. According to reports, after the suspect confessed to the crime, youths in ...

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Photo: Policeman and Notorious criminal die in shootout in Nasarawa.

A notorious armed robber was killed in a shootout with police and vigilante group along Wamba Road in Akwanga, Nassarawa State on Sunday. According to reports, the armed robber had been terrorizing residents of the area before a manhunt was launched for him and his gang members. On seeing the policemen, the armed robber opened fire on them but was overpowered ...

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Gov. Ortom dumps APC

Governor Samuel Ortom on Monday, July 16, disclosed that he has been sent out of his present political party, All Progressives Congress (APC), and is currently exploring a new option to actualize his future ambition. Terver Akase, chief press secretary to the governor, Ortom stated this at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi while swearing in his special adviser on local ...

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25 Persons killed, 90 houses destroyed as flood wreak havoc in Katsina

No fewer than 25 persons were reportedly killed, 90 houses destroyed, over 260 livestock confirmed dead, several people declared missing and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed, as flood wreak havoc in 10 communities of Jibia Local Government area of Katsina State Monday morning. Some of the communities badly affected by the flood are Kwata, Dantudu, Sabuwar, Tukare, Tsohuwar ...

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