Op ed

Your Perceptions of Others Reveal a Lot About Yourself

How positively you see others is linked to how happy, kind-hearted and emotionally stable you are, according to new research by a Wake Forest University psychology professor. “Your perceptions of others reveal so much about your own personality,” says Dustin Wood, assistant professor of psychology at Wake Forest and lead author of the study, about […]

Nigeria News

Shootout In Anambra: 20 Gun Men Invades Anambra Council, Make Away With Symbol Of Authority of Legislative Arm

Suspected Gunmen numbering about 20 has invaded the Council Headquarters of Ojoto in Idemmili South local Government Area of Anambra state, made away with the mace, the symbol of authority for the legislative arm. According to the source (name withdrawn), the gun men invaded the council in a Hilux Van with Siren but without plate […]

Africa

Lukwago ordered out of office

Not yet even a day since he resumed office, Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has been ordered out of the office of the Lord Mayor cancelling out his grand entry into the same office early this morning. Reports from court of appeal indicate that single judge, Justice Steven Kavuma has over turned the Friday ruling by […]

Religion

Watch Pope Francis confess his sins in public

Since assuming control of the Catholic church last year, Pope Francis has made a habit of breaking with his predecessors. And in the latest such incident, the pope stunned those inside St. Peter’s Basilica on Friday when he publicly confessed his sins to a priest during that day’s service. After reading a sermon at the […]

Europe

The U.K.’s First Gay Marriage

At midnight Saturday, England and Wales welcomed the first gay marriages in British history. And the very first one involved an American. A whirlwind romance that began in Los Angeles sealed a place in the British history books this weekend as Sinclair Treadway and Sean Adl-Tabatabai became one of the country’s first gay couples to […]

North America

Russia Threatened Several Countries Ahead of UN Vote on Crimea

A number of Eastern European and African countries were reportedly threatened by Russia ahead of the United Nations vote earlier this week on Crimea. The vote, which was on a non-binding resolution to invalidate Crimea’s referendum on secession from Ukraine, passed by a wide margin anyway. According to interviews with U.N. diplomats, most of whom preferred […]