News

Man Locks Wife In Bathroom For 3 Years For Giving Birth To A Girl

3 years ago /
International News  Oddities 

The Indian woman found with overgrown nails and torn clothes could not open her eyes in the sunlight.

 

U2 Expected To Launch New Album Project Alongside iPhone 6

3 years ago /
Entertainment  International News 

U2 are poised to announce a new partnership with Apple, involving the release of their new album, the New York Times reports.

Iraq Approves New Unity Government, Sets The Stage For Combating ISIS

3 years ago /
International News  Politics 

Iraq’s parliament has approved a new government, setting the stage for expanded U.S. military support to battle the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).

Ebola: FG Optimistic On Handling The Situation - Chukwu

3 years ago /
Health 

Minister of health Onyebuchi Chukwu, has expressed optimism about Nigeria winning the war against the Ebola Virus Disease.  

China's President Xi To Make First Visit To India

3 years ago /
International News 

Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to India as head of state on a regional visit starting this week which will also take in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Tajikistan, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2014 Includes US Authors For The First Time

3 years ago /
Education  International News 

Joshua Ferris, Richard Flanagan, Karen Joy Fowler, Howard Jacobson, Neel Mukherjee and Ali Smith are today, Tuesday 9 September, announced as the shortlisted authors for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

 

Ebola: FG Calls On Countries To Stop Discriminatory Treatment Of Nigerians

3 years ago /
Health 

The government has raised concerns over the discriminatory treatment of Nigerians abroad because of Ebola outbreak in the country.      

Come Join APC Kwankwaso Urges Lamido, Aliyu

3 years ago /
Politics 

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, yesterday urged the Governors of Jigawa and Niger States, Sule Lamido and Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, to have a rethink and join the All Progressives Congress (APC) to save the country from the security challenges bedeviling it.

The Fourth Ebola Patient Flown To The U.S. Will Be Treated At Emory University

3 years ago /
Health  International News 

Emory University Hospital will treat a third patient infected with the Ebola virus, officials at the Atlanta hospital confirmed Monday.

China Opens First Ever Prison-Themed Restaurant

3 years ago /
International News  Oddities 

Fancy a bit of Kung Pao in the clink? Tianjin city in China has opened its first ever prison-themed restaurant and has had customers queuing to experience life as an inmate.

Men Who Smoke Could Give Their Unborn Baby Asthma

3 years ago /
Health  International News 

A father’s smoking could damage his unborn child’s health - even he quits years before the birth, a new study has revealed.

Five Accused Of Trying To Build A Bomb In UAE: Papers

3 years ago /
International News  Security 

Four citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and one from the Comoros have gone on trial charged with trying to build a bomb in the Gulf Arab state, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

Residents Flee As Boko Haram Head Towards Maiduguri

3 years ago /
Security 

As the rampaging Boko Haram insurgents continue their deadly attacks in Northern Nigeria, towards Maiduguri, it appearred, yesterday, as if the army has given up, with soldiers deserting and residents fleeing the towns and villages.

FBI: U.S. Air Marshal Assaulted At Lagos Airport

3 years ago /
International News  Transport  

A U.S. air marshal was assaulted with a syringe containing an "unknown substance" at the Lagos, Nigeria, airport on Sunday, according to the FBI, which said it is investigating the incident.

 

Malaysian Airliner MH17 Downed By ‘High-Energy Objects From Outside the Aircraft,’ Dutch Investigators Say

3 years ago /
International News 

Dutch investigators reported Tuesday that the Malaysian airliner that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July was penetrated by what they called “high-energy objects from outside the aircraft,” a finding consistent with theories that it was brought down by a missile.

Ebola Will Infect Thousands More People In Liberia Within Weeks, Says WHO

3 years ago /
Health  International News 

Ebola is spreading fast in Liberia, where many thousands of new cases are expected over the coming three weeks, the World Health Organisationhas said.

Gambia Passes Bill Imposing Life Sentences For Some Homosexual Acts

3 years ago /
International News  Religion 

Gambia has passed a bill imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, potentially worsening the climate for sexual minorities in a country with one of Africa's most vocal anti-gay leaders.

US Open: Marin Cilic Wins Men's Title After Straight Sets Demolition Of Kei Nishikori

3 years ago /
Sports  

Marin Cilic produced a dominant display to clinch the US Open title with a 6-3 6-3 6-3 victory over a weary Kei Nishikori.  

Polygamist Israeli Cult Leader Convicted Of Multiple Sex Crimes

3 years ago /
International News  Security 

A polygamist Israeli cult leader whose 21 wives bore him dozens of children has been convicted of a string of sex crimes.

Boko Haram: Obasanjo's Son Shot In Michika, Adamawa

3 years ago /
Security 

The son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lt.-Col. Adeboye Obasanjo, has been shot by Boko Haram insurgents at the key boundary town of Michika in Adamawa State, where he was heading a platoon against the marauding sect.