Africa

Kaduna/Zaria church bombings: CAN, CHAIN fault Tambuwal’s comment on reprisal

KADUNA — The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, and the Kaduna State Christian Awareness Initiative of Nigeria,  CHAIN, have condemned the statement credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Aminu Tambuwal, condemning reprisal attacks in Kaduna following bomb attacks on three churches in the state, Sunday. Tambuwal had in his statement said […]

Africa

DANA Air crash: Lagos begins Coroner’s inquest

LAGOS — A Coroner inquest, investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash of Dana Airline in Lagos on June 3, which claimed no fewer than 150 lives and destroyed property worth millions of naira, yesterday, commenced sitting in Lagos. The Chief Coroner, Mr. Oyetade Komolafe, sequel to the application made by Mrs. Funmi  Falana, granted the […]

Nigeria News

Imo Poll: APGA Europe commends judiciary or upholding the election of Governor Rochas Okorocha

Members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance Europe-United Kingdom, UK Chapter have commended  the recent verdict of the Court  of Appeal sitting in  Abuja for upholding the election of Governor Rochas Okorocha. The General Secretary of the group,  Sir Onyeka Mbaso in a statement said that the verdict has shown the courage and transparency of  […]

Middle East

Iran sentences American ‘CIA spy’ to death

An American man in Iran has been sentenced to death after a court convicted him of spying for the CIA, state radio reported Monday. Iran maintains that Amir Mirzaei Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine, underwent special training before heading to the Middle Eastern state on an alleged intelligence mission. Under Iranian law, the 28-year-old has […]

Weird

Nigeria: Salary figures of Nigerian Govt officials

Former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El-Rufai has been criticizing President Jonathan Government on twitter in the past few hours. Read below and you can follow him on twitter @elrufai for more . Those giving economic arguments for or against fuel subsidy withdrawal miss the point totally. It is not about economics. It is […]

Poems and Poetry

Pregnant Woman

A pregnant woman gets into a car accident and falls into a deep coma.  Asleep for nearly six months, she wakes up and sees that she is no longer pregnant. Frantically, she asks the doctor about her baby.  The doctor replies, “Ma’am, you had twins! A boy and a girl. The babies are fine. Your […]