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Abuja Horror! Tenant burns landlady, family to death

It was a tale of horror in Bwari area council, Abuja, weekend, when a tenant set his landlady and four other family members ablaze and burnt them to death.
The suspect, names withheld, said to be in his late twenties allegedly set his landlady’s apartment on fire killing her, her son, a da [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


N1.6BN FCT BAILOUT: CHAIRMEN IN TROUBLE OVER PADDING

Investigation indicates that trouble is looming for outgoing chairmen of the six area councils in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, over padding of bailout funds by over N300 million out of the N1.6 billion recently released to them by the FCT administration.
However, chairman of Abuja Municip [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Boris Johnson accuses Obama of E.U ’hypocrisy’

Boris Johnson has accused US President Barack Obama of "hypocrisy" over his support for the UK remaining in the EU.
The London mayor, who backs EU exit, told the BBC the Americans "wouldn't dream of sharing [their] sovereignty" as the UK had done.
The US president i [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Rwanda jails man who preached genocide

A former politician who described Tutsis as "cockroaches" and called for their extermination has been jailed for life in Rwanda over the 1994 genocide.
Leon Mugesera, an academic, was extradited back to his home country from Canada four years ago.
He made his incendiary speech ag [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Pope tells migrants ’you are not alone’

Pope Francis has made an emotional visit to a detention camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, telling the migrants there "you are not alone".
The Moria camp holds more than 3,000 people, some of whom may face deportation to Turkey.
"Do not lose hope," the Pope said, as he [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Boko Haram: U.S. envoy to U.N visits Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon

The United States ambassador to the United Nations, Ms. Samantha Power, is on a three-nation tour to Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad to highlight the growing threat Boko Haram poses to the Lake Chad Basin region.
In a statement by the State Department, the tour is the continued effort of the U.S to w [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Clergy tasks govt. on welfare of less privileged

Pastor Christopher Akhuemonkhan, the coordinator of the Cross Mission Home International, Dei Dei, Abuja, has called on government to provide social safety nets for the less privileged in the country.
He made this known recently after receiving items from the Face of Hope’s King and Queen [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Benue national fair records low turnout, patronage

The 8th Benue National Trade Fair, last week, kicked-off with a colourful opening ceremony at the Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida Square amidst low turnout of participants.
The trade fair which has also faced challenges following rainstorm on three consecutive days destroyed several pavilions, also h [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


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