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“I KILLED 13 PEOPLE”, 17 YEAR OLD BOKO HARAM SUSP

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
A 17 year old Boko Haram suspect who simply identified himself as Ali Mustapha confessed that he killed 13 people since his abduction and recruitment into Boko Haram terrorist group. Speaking in an interview with newsmen when paraded by the commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Co ...

Girl steals Pope Francis' hat at Vatican greeting

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
As Pope Francis leaned forward to give Estella Westrick a kiss on the cheek as he greeted the faithful on St. Peter's Square, the 3-year-old from Georgia caused a sensation by reaching up and yanking his white skullcap, or zucchetto, off his head. The pope broke out into good-humored guffaws when ...

Christian student suspended after challenging Muslim prof's claim that Jesus was

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
A student says he was suspended from Rollins College for challenging his Muslim professor's anti-Christian assertions, including her claim that Jesus' crucifixion never took place. Twenty-year-old Marshall Polston, a sophomore at the private, Florida-based four-year college, said that the profess ...

I'll resign if Abuja airport repairs deadline fails, says Minister

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said he was ready to resign if the Abuja airport runway is not fixed within the six weeks slated for completion of work on the facility. Sirika also disclosed that the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos is in line for certification in May while that of A ...

UPDATE: Saraki Attends Senate Investigation; Says “Institutions Must Be Stronger

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Today, the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, submitted himself to the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions. He said: ldquo;As the President of the 8th Senate and Senator from Kwara Central, I am proud of the Sen ...

Ndi Anambra in New York Laud Obiano

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The trail of endorsements of Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano who marked three years in office recently has continued with resounding commendations by Ndi Anambra in New York for a job well-done so far and a call on all sons and daughters of the state across the globe to ensure that he is ...

Fire Rocks Inec Headquarters Abuja

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
There was a fire outbreak at the National Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja on Monday . It was gathered that the fire, which started around 12:10pm , started from a spark caused by an electrical fault from an Air Conditioner in the office of the Persona ...

Two professors, four others jostle for Akarigbo’s vacant stool

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Two university professors from Torungbuwa ruling house are among the six candidates interested in occupying the Akarigboof Remo stool which became vacant eight months ago after the demise of Oba Michael Sonariwo who was the paramount ruler of Remo District of Ogun State. According to the s ...

Ife Mayhem: Osun Obas appeal to media on moderation

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Traditional rulers in Osun State under the aegis of the Osun Divisional Conference of Obas today appealed to journalists to restrain themselves from provocative reporting on the crisis that happened recently between the Hausa and Yoruba community in Ile-Ife. The appeal was contained in a communiq ...

Ife Crisis: Aregbesola inaugurates commission of enquiry

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has again rietirated the commitment of his administration to the promotion of communal peace in the state, just as he called for cooperation with security agencies in the process of unravelling those behind the March 8 mayhem in Ile-Ife. The Governor state ...

Russia Opposition Leader Navalny Jailed

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during mass protests on Sunday. Mr Navalny was one of at least 500 people who were detained after the protests. The court in Moscow earlier fined him the minimum 20,000 roubles ($350) for organisin ...

CBN announces new forex rates

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday introduced new Forex rates and would no longer trade the naira at N375 per dollar for invisibles, such as school fees, medical bills and travel allowances. The regulator said Nigerians can now get the dollar at N360 across all commercial banks within th ...

Militiamen capture, behead 40 policemen

Monday, March 27, 2017
Congolese tribal militiamen captured and decapitated dozens of police officers following one of the deadliest ambushes in the volatile central African nation. Officials confirmed about 40 policemen were beheaded by the militants. The Kamuina Nsapu fighters attacked a police convoy in Kasai provin ...
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