16-year old female student of UNILAG declared missing (Photo)

A 100 level female student from the University of Lagos has been declared missing   The student identified as Boluwatife Olorunsola has been missing for almost one week with no leads on her whereabouts.   According to statement credited to Unilag’s Dean of Student Affairs, ‘the Student allegedly missing has been identified as OLORUNSOLA BOLUWATIFE TAMILORE, 100 level student of Employment ...

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South African police officers to face trial for killing Nigerian

Some South African police officers in the coming weeks will be arraigned for allegedly killing a 25-year-old Nigerian, Ibrahim Olalekan-Badmus, in 2017.   The Nigerian Mission in South Africa in an interview today said that the officers were implicated in the killing. The Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Godwin Adama, said through a telephone from Johannesburg that the South African authority had ...

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Aregbesola’s chief of staff, Adegboyega Oyetola emerges APC governorship candidate in Osun State

Adegboyega Oyetola has emerged as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the Osun State governorship election slated to hold on September 22, 2018.   He was one of 17 aspirants who participated in the exercise which took place in the 332 wards across all the Local Government Areas of the state.   Some of the other ...

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US groups warn of security threats to 2019 Nigeria vote

Widespread violence in Nigeria could affect next year’s presidential election, two US pro-democracy groups said on Friday. Voters in Africa’s most populous nation go to the polls in February next year, with President Muhammadu Buhari looking to secure a second, four-year term of office. The 75-year-old former military ruler in 2015 became the first opposition candidate to defeat a sitting ...

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21 Nepalese girls ‘rescued’ from Kenya strip clubs

Police in Kenya rescued 21 young Nepalese women during a raid on two strip clubs in an upmarket suburb of the capital Nairobi, detectives said on Friday. “Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Anti-Human Trafficking and Child Protection Unit, and the Transnational Organised Crime Unit… raided two clubs in Mogotio Road, Westlands and rescued 21 Nepalese girls who ...

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Zimbabwe jails Mugabe’s ex-minister for graft

A Zimbabwe court on Friday handed a four-year jail term to a former energy minister who served in Robert Mugabe’s last cabinet after he was found guilty of corruption, state media reported. Samuel Undenge, 62, will serve just two-and-half years after 18 months were suspended on condition of good behaviour, the state-owned Herald newspaper said. He is the first senior ...

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Croatia’s Kalinic turns down World Cup medal after being sent home

Croatian striker, Nikola Kalinic who was sent back home after he refused to come on as a substitute against Nigeria during their first group stage clash, is yet to receive his World Cup silver medal after his country came second at the 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia.   According to Croatian media, the AC Milan striker turned down the medal after he was sent home from ...

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19-year-old man stabs 18-year-old girlfriend to death in Edo

The police in Edo state have arrested a 19-year-old man identified as Junior Baba, for stabbing his 18-year-old girlfriend, Matilda Odiri, to death at his home on Akugbe Street in Benin metropolis in the Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State on July 7th.   According to reports, Matilda had arrived Baba’s house on the day of the incident with the ...

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Former South Korea female president who is already serving a 24 year jail term for corruption, gets another Eight years

Park Geun-hye, the South Korean former President who was jailed for 24 years for corruption, has been slammed with an additional eight-year jail term for receiving bribe from the country’s National Intelligence Service (NIS).   A Seoul Central District Court gave the verdict on Friday after a separate trial on the allegation that she received bribe from the NIS and ...

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This $500 million yacht is in the middle of a Russian billionaire’s divorce battle

At the center of what’s described as Britain’s most expensive divorce is a nearly $500 million yacht, named Luna. The ongoing battle between Russian oligarch Farkhad Akhmedov and his ex-wife Tatiana Akhmedova has spanned Russia and the U.K., and more recently, Dubai. Earlier this year, Akhmedov was ordered to hand over his yacht to his ex-wife, but refused. In February, ...

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Concerned citizens rescue 10m-long python runover by car

Residents of an island in southern Indonesia successfully rescued a 10-metre-long python after it got run over by a car. The above picture shows concerned locals on the Axis 10 road to Palopo in the village of Basokan, north Toraja, South Sulawesi, desperately trying to pull the snake from under a car, which according to witnesses had going at high ...

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Tens of thousands of married women in Uganda are secretly undergoing ‘the cut’ (Genital Mutilation)

Gladys Chemtai, 27, says she felt relief after undergoing the “cut” recently. That’s because the procedure, better known as female genital mutilation (FGM), now gives her standing in her village of Kapchorwa in eastern Uganda. “I’m very happy because I’m now a full and respected woman in this community,” said Chemtai, mother of two, smartly dressed in a red and ...

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After 18 years apart, Ethiopian man finds his family in Eritrea

When Ethiopia and Eritrea went to war in 1998 and deported each other’s nationals en masse, Addisalem Hadgu thought he had nothing to worry about, safe in the belief his Ethiopian passport would shield his Eritrean wife from expulsion. Two years later, as the conflict raged on in trenches along the common border, his wife, Nitslal Abraha, mysteriously disappeared along ...

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US tags Kenya’s Al-Hijra as terror group

Kenya-based wing of Al-Shabaab, Al-Hijra, has been added to the US list of terrorist organisations. “Terrorism designations expose and isolate organisations and individuals, and deny them access to the US financial system,” the State Department said on Thursday. “Moreover, designations can assist the law enforcement activities of US agencies and other governments.” The announcement notes that Al-Hijra was formed in ...

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10-year-old girl bleeds to death after genital mutilation in Somalia

A 10-year-old girl has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia, the first confirmed death in years in a country where complications from the procedure are usually denied, activists claim. According to anti-FGM campaigners familiar with the case, Deeqa Dahir Nuur was taken on 14 July to a traditional cutter in the remote village of Olol, roughly 65km ...

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Ugandan Government To Start Paying Civil Servants Daily

The Ugandan government is to introduce biometric gadgets for the implementation of daily salary payment for civil servants. The gadgets are to be introduced following the resolve of the government to start paying civil servants according to the number of days worked rather than a guaranteed monthly salary. Prof. Ezra Suruma, the head of the Delivery Unit in the Office ...

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Man kills mother over N20,000 pocket money in Lagos

According to reports, Emmanuel had visited his 61-year-old mother, Helen,  at her shop on Jinadu Street, Ajangbadi, Lagos State, on July 6, 2018 and asked her to give him pocket money which she refused to.   He got angry and went violent on her. He started to harass her and whilst he was struggling with her purse, slammed her head on the ...

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“I don’t want to make heaven if it’s where Adeboye, Kumuyi, Oyedepo will go”-Sex therapist, Angela Nwosu says

The writer and sex therapist Angela Nwosu said heaven will be boring if pastors such as Adeboye, Kumuyi, David Oyedpo and other religious leaders are there. She wrote: I don’t want to make heaven! If heaven is where Pastor Adeboye, Kumuyi, David Oyedepo and all other religious leaders and people will go to after death, then I reject it with ...

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Man steals car from date and went with another woman on a date

  A date went horribly wrong for a lady who claimed the man she went out with stole her car and went with another woman on a date in Memphis, Tennessee.  The lady named Faith Pugh told Police that the incident occurred on Saturday when she went to meet Kelton Griffin for romantic dinner. She said they decided to use her car since Griffin didn’t drive. ...

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Former Zimbabwean energy minister gets four-year jail for corruption

Samuel Undenge, a former Energy Minister who served under Zimbabwe’s ex President Robert Mugabe was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in jail today. His lawyer said that this is the first conviction of a Mugabe-era official since he stepped down.   Mugabe resigned in November after 37 years in power following a military coup.   Undenge, was accused ...

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