Nigerian Migrants, Others Caught Hiding Under Train In Desperate Bid To Enter Europe (Video)

German police found a group of 12 shivering migrants hiding on a freight train near the Austrian border on Wednesday and an officer said the number caught trying to enter Germany illegally was on the rise in the region. Seven adults and five unaccompanied minors climbed out of the train, traveling from the Italian city of Verona to Munich, after police found them in a … Continue reading Nigerian Migrants, Others Caught Hiding Under Train In Desperate Bid To Enter Europe (Video)

ANTI-IGBO SONG: IS THERE A THREAT OF GENOCIDE?

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, and IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu have raised the alarm that the anti-Igbo song now in circulation has the potential to breed an ethnic genocide in the country. With references to the 1994 killings between the Hutus and Tutsis of Rwanda, the warnings are being sounded that the audio which demonizes Igbos with the most abusive adjectives, … Continue reading ANTI-IGBO SONG: IS THERE A THREAT OF GENOCIDE?

Ghanaian Actress, Moesha Boduong Says “Christians Are Too Judgmental”

Ghanaian Actress, Moesha Buduong, came to the limelight for her choice of dresses for events and posting of semi-nude photos on the internet. This has won her some roles in a few movies in Ghana including the popular ‘Amakye and Dede’ as well as some television series. The actress has always been in the news as a result of ‘wardrobe malfunction’ because she exposes too … Continue reading Ghanaian Actress, Moesha Boduong Says “Christians Are Too Judgmental”

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To Six Years in Prison For Murdering his Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013 Pistorius stood and faced Judge Thokozile Masipa as she announced the sentence in a South African courtroom on Wednesday. Pistorius was facing a possible 15-year jail term for shooting Steenkamp through a toilet cubicle door at his home in 2013, but Masipa said substantial and compelling … Continue reading Oscar Pistorius Sentenced To Six Years in Prison For Murdering his Girlfriend

Ghana Allows Visa-Free Travel For Africans In Step Towards Continental Passport

Ghana has begun offering visas upon arrival to all African nationals, a step towards creating a continent-wide zone of free movement. The West African country rolled out the policy on Friday, allowing citizens of African Union (AU) member states to get visas for up to 30 days upon arriving in the country. Fifty-four African countries are members of the AU—the only country not in the … Continue reading Ghana Allows Visa-Free Travel For Africans In Step Towards Continental Passport

Nigerian Undergoing Mandela Fellowship In US Dies

The United States Government on Monday expressed its condolences to the family of a Mandela Washington Fellow, John Usman, who died in an accident in the US while hiking. The US Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria said in a statement that it was saddened by the news of Usman’s death while hiking near Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the US. It said: “The U.S. … Continue reading Nigerian Undergoing Mandela Fellowship In US Dies

DR Congo Warlord Bemba Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison

Congolese ex-rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba has been jailed for 18 years following a landmark conviction at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes and sexual violence. Bemba, a former vice-president of DR Congo, was convicted in March of crimes committed in the neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) in 2002-2003. He was accused of failing to stop his rebels from killing and raping people. Bemba’s … Continue reading DR Congo Warlord Bemba Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison

BREAKING NEWS | Ex-Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi Sentenced To Life In Prison

  An Egyptian court has sentenced former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to life in prison in an espionage trial in which six of his co-defendants were handed death penalties. The court acquitted Morsi of charges of having supplied Qatar with classified documents but sentenced him to life for leading an unlawful organisation, his lawyer Abdel Moneim Abdel Maksoud said. The ousted president was also convicted … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Ex-Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi Sentenced To Life In Prison

Da’ar Communications Sacks All AIT Staff In Benin

The management Da’ar Communication, owners of African Independent Television and RayPower Fm on Tuesday announced the sack of all the workers of its television station in Benin City, Edo State with immediate effect. The decision was conveyed in a letter dated June 2, 2016, signed by Victor Okasoga, the Senior Manager in charge of Human Resources. In the letter to the affected staff who are … Continue reading Da’ar Communications Sacks All AIT Staff In Benin

Bodies of 42 fishermen Kidnapped by Boko Haram Found in a Lake

The remains of the 42 fishermen who were kidnapped by Boko Haram last week, at the Nigeria-Cameroon border, have been found in a lake. The reported stated that villagers near Lake Chad alerted authorities, after several bodies were observed floating. The bodies were removed from the lake on Saturday and Sunday. The report said fighting between Boko Haram and an insurgency in northern Nigeria has intensified in the past few … Continue reading Bodies of 42 fishermen Kidnapped by Boko Haram Found in a Lake