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Paris attackers ’feature in IS recruitment files’

The names of three of the Paris attackers appear in files leaked from the Islamic State militant group, according to German media reports.

The three are believed to have carried out the worst attack, at the Bataclan theatre, where 90 people died.

The IS files, obtained by German, UK and [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


President Koroma of Sierra Leone block abortion bill again

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has again refused to sign a bill legalising abortion, saying it should be put to a referendum.

It was unanimously passed by MPs in December, but Mr Koroma refused to sign it after protests by religious leaders.

After consultations, MPs retur [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


Trump calls off Chicago rally following violent clashes

Donald Trump has called off a rally in Chicago after protests against the Republican presidential front-runner led to violent clashes.

Hundreds of protesters gathered at the venue at the University of Illinois at Chicago hours before Mr Trump was due.

Inside the auditorium, fighting brok [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


Agatu/Fulani crisis: Whither solution?

Despite concerted efforts being made by various stakeholders to put an end to farmers/Fulani crisis in Agatu, solution seems to be far from sight. Meanwhile, a peace and reconciliatory committee met last Friday and concluded that the Fulani herdsmen should vacate Agatu pending further negotiations to [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


The many faces of street begging in Abuja

That street begging in the Federal Capital Territory is prohibited is no longer news, however the recent influx of beggars in Abuja and the various tricks they employ to make residents part with their hard earned money has become worrisome.

Though successive administrations tried to discourage [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


Buhari, Others Mourn Ocholi, wife, son

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, were thrown into mourning, Sunday, following the death of the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Mr. James Ocholi SAN, his wife, Blessing and one of his sons in a fatal car crash.

The trio died in the road accident a [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


Town where boys are ’groomed to become pimps

Rosa was only 17 years old when she was approached in her small hometown in Mexico by a man claiming to sell clothing. Instead, he began courting her and she quickly fell in love with him.

Showered with affection, Rosa went with the man to another town in Mexico called Tenancingo, where he intr [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


British Airways to for pilot’s sex abuse victims in Africa

British Airways has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to children who were sexually abused by one of its pilots in East Africa.

Simon Wood, 54, from Potters Bar in Hertfordshire, took his own life in August 2013 after he was accused of sexually assaulting children.

He was hit by a trai [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


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