Man gets strokes of cane for stealing plantain in Bayelsa

A man identified as Martins Dickson has been given some strokes of cane and fined after he was caught stealing bunches of plantain in Bayelsa State.  The suspect said to be from Rivers State was caught red handed in Agudama-Epe area of Yenagoa, the state capital on Sunday, October 3. According to one Izibeyame Prudent, the suspect specialises in … Continue reading Man gets strokes of cane for stealing plantain in Bayelsa

Woman reveals she shares her husband with her mum and sister to keep him happy

A woman has disclosed that she shares her husband with her mum and sister. Madi Brooks, from the US, opened up about her open relationship in a video on TikTok where she has over 92,700 followers. The social media star, her mum and husband are all in an open relationship, and even her sister gets involved in … Continue reading Woman reveals she shares her husband with her mum and sister to keep him happy

US warns China to stop provoking Taiwan after Beijing sent 77 aircraft including nuclear bombers into island’s airspace

The United States has warned China to stop its 'provocative' military flights near Taiwan after they sent about 100 military planes, some of them capable of dropping nuclear bombs, into the island's air defense zone over the weekend.  Taiwan's defense ministry said that China's air force sent 39 aircraft to the zone just on Saturday, October 3, … Continue reading US warns China to stop provoking Taiwan after Beijing sent 77 aircraft including nuclear bombers into island’s airspace

Canada indigenous children’s compensation order upheld

Canada's federal court has dismissed a government bid to avoid paying compensation to indigenous children who suffered welfare discrimination. In 2016, a rights tribunal ruled that the government had underfunded First Nations children's services compared with those for non-indigenous children. It ordered C$40,000 ($31,350; £23,340) payouts to each child forced to leave their homes to … Continue reading Canada indigenous children’s compensation order upheld

Italy climate minister accepts Thunberg’s ‘blah, blah, blah’ criticism

Italy's climate minister says he accepts the criticism of Greta Thunberg who this week accused politicians of "30 years of blah, blah, blah". Roberto Cingolani told the BBC Ms Thunberg raised "a serious problem, we were not credible in the past". He criticised those who "want renewable energy " but don't want "the power station … Continue reading Italy climate minister accepts Thunberg’s ‘blah, blah, blah’ criticism

Ecuador jail: Death toll in Guayaquil prison fight passes 100

More than 100 people are now known to have died in a fight between rival gangs in Ecuador's jail, officials say, making it the worst prison violence in the country's history. At least five inmates were decapitated in Tuesday's clashes in the city of Guayaquil, while others were shot dead. Police commander Fausto Buenaño says … Continue reading Ecuador jail: Death toll in Guayaquil prison fight passes 100

Afghanistan: US-Taliban deal hastened Afghan collapse, defence officials say

Top US defence officials have said the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan can be traced back to a deal between the group and the Trump administration. The so-called Doha agreement was signed in February 2020 and set a date for the US to withdraw its troops. Gen Frank McKenzie said the deal had a "really pernicious … Continue reading Afghanistan: US-Taliban deal hastened Afghan collapse, defence officials say

Aaliyah’s uncle says R. Kelly ‘wouldn’t have to worry about a trial’ if he had known the singer was abusing his niece

Late singer, Aaliyah’s outraged uncle has stated that convicted pedophile R. Kelly might have never made it to court trial if he had known his niece was being molested by the singer decades ago. Kelly, 54, was convicted on all nine counts, including racketeering and other sex crimes, in Brooklyn Federal Court on Monday, September … Continue reading Aaliyah’s uncle says R. Kelly ‘wouldn’t have to worry about a trial’ if he had known the singer was abusing his niece

Muslim mob allegedly kills pastor, razes his house, church, mission school in Kano village

A pastor identified as Reverend Yohanna Shuaibu has been allegedly murdered by a Muslim mob in Massu, a village in Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano State. It was gathered that the mob also burnt down the slain pastor's house, church and mission school.  A statement by Hausa Christian Foundation (HACFO) said the incident occurred in … Continue reading Muslim mob allegedly kills pastor, razes his house, church, mission school in Kano village

Police rescue kidnapped former Nasarawa Deputy Governor, Senator Solomon Ewuga

Operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command have rescued a former Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Senator Solomon Ewuga, unhurt a few hours after his abduction. Ewuga, who was a one time Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), was reportedly kidnapped on Tuesday, September 28, at Kurmin Shinkafa, close to Gudi town in Akwanga Local … Continue reading Police rescue kidnapped former Nasarawa Deputy Governor, Senator Solomon Ewuga

UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo scores dramatic late winner for Manchester United while Chelsea lose to Juventus (as it happened)

The UEFA Champions League didn't lack its usual vigor and drama as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late dramatic winner for Manchester UnIted while Chelsea lost to Juventus, the defending champions second loss in a week. Against Villarreal on Wednesday night, September 29, superstar footballer Ronaldo added to his record by becoming the player with the … Continue reading UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo scores dramatic late winner for Manchester United while Chelsea lose to Juventus (as it happened)

UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo scores dramatic late winner for Manchester United while Chelsea lose to Juventus (as it happened)

The UEFA Champions League didn't lack its usual vigor and drama as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late dramatic winner for Manchester UnIted while Chelsea lost to Juventus, the defending champions second loss in a week. Against Villarreal on Wednesday night, September 29, superstar footballer Ronaldo added to his record by becoming the player with the … Continue reading UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo scores dramatic late winner for Manchester United while Chelsea lose to Juventus (as it happened)

WHO aid workers accused of sexually exploiting women and girls while tackling Ebola outbreak in congo

Dozens of women and girls in DR Congo have accused the World Health Organization and other aid agencies staff of sexual abuse and exploitation. According to a new report 83 aid workers of the UN agency sexually abused women and girls while tackling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The sexual abuses … Continue reading WHO aid workers accused of sexually exploiting women and girls while tackling Ebola outbreak in congo