‘Underwear bomber’ sues US Justice Department over maltreatment, force-feeding in prison

‘Underwear bomber’ sues US Justice Department over maltreatment, force-feeding in prison

A Nigerian man serving multiple life sentences in the United States for trying to bomb a plane has sued the U.S. Justice Department, Federal Bureau of Prisons and Attorney General Jeff Sessions for denying him free speech and religious rights. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, popularly known as the ‘Underwear bomber’ had on Christmas Day 2009...
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Nigerians trust Buhari, president’s aide replies Jonathan

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Friday said Nigerians did not protest when the present administration increased the pump price of petrol to N145 per litre because of the trust they have ...
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President honours 14-year-old girl who died saving students in fire tragedy

President honours 14-year-old girl who died saving students in fire tragedy

The Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has given a 14-year-old girl, Mary Mokaya a posthumous award as a national heroine. According to KenyanTuko, Mary died while saving her colleagues when a mysterious fire engulfed their dormitory at Moi Girls High School Na...
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Fight against corruption becoming tougher, Magu claims

Fight against corruption becoming tougher, Magu claims

The EFCC Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has said that the fight against corruption is becoming tougher, urging all Nigerians, including children, to use every weapon at their disposal to fight it. Magu said this in Lagos on Friday during the sensitisation forum on...
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Nigeria can win 2018 World cup – Pinnick

Nigeria can win 2018 World cup – Pinnick

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Pinnick, says Nigeria can lift the 2018 World Cup in Russia in the light of the preparations the association is putting in place. Pinnick expressed the optimism this during the official opening of the Fede...
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Grieving man finds nurse having sex with wife’s corpse

Grieving man finds nurse having sex with wife’s corpse

A grieving husband allegedly caught a male nurse having sex with his wife’s corpse as he visited her one last time in the hospital. According to Mirror.co.uk, the grief-stricken husband gave the nurse a beating of his life before handing him over to the ...
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US court sentences Nigerian student to four years for $3.7m fraud

US court sentences Nigerian student to four years for $3.7m fraud

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja A Nigerian student living in the United States, Amechi Amuegbunam, has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for perpetrating fraud to the tune of $3.7m. Amuegbunam, 30, was also ordered to pay $615,555.12 in restitution for his role in...
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I will never return to PDP, says Obasanjo

I will never return to PDP, says Obasanjo

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has vowed never to return to the Peoples Democratic Party. This was what he told journalists after he met with the  National Caretaker Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, behind ...
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2019: No credible candidate besides Buhari – Ortom

2019: No credible candidate besides Buhari – Ortom

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday said there was no other credible candidate for the 2019 presidential election that has the capacity to move Nigeria forward apart from President Muhammadu Buhari. Ortom, a governor elected ...
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ICYMI: Prison warder commits suicide after intimate photos with inmate went viral

ICYMI: Prison warder commits suicide after intimate photos with inmate went viral

A female prison official working with the Losperfontein Correctional Centre in Brits, South Africa,  committed suicide after intimate pictures of her and an inmate went viral on the Internet. The incident happened on Monday, October 16, 2017, according to New...
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