Africa

Sankara’s ghost still going after Compaore

The ghost of Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara is still haunting his former friend Blaise Compaore who killed him in mysterious circumstances.For over a decade, Sankara's wife Miriam has been seeking through the courts for a DNA test on the supposed remains of her late husband. But Compaore blocked all efforts by the widow until he […]

Religion

Osinbajo formally takes over Villa Chapel

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday formally took over the leadership of the villa chapel located inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The chapel built by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo always have the President or the Vice President (that is a Christian) as the political head while the President’s or Vice President’s chaplain […]

Nigeria News

NIGERIA: 69 dead as petrol tanker explodes

Over 69 persons burnt to death on Sunday evening when a trailer loaded with  petrol that was descending from Army barracks side of Onitsha Enugu express way lost control and rammed into the Asaba Motor Park at Upper Iwekas Onitsha and exploded. Eleven vehicles mostly commuter buses and two motorcycles inside the Asaba Park Onitsha […]

Asia Pacific

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome: S.Korea fights to contain outbreak, considers tough measures

South Korea struggled to contain an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Monday as health authorities announced three more cases, bringing the number of infections to 18 in just over 10 days. Authorities are considering a ban on overseas travel for the nearly 700 people isolated for possible infection after a 44-year-old man broke […]

Nigeria News

Nyesom Wike ‘Amaechi administration vandalized Government House,’ Governor says

Newly inaugurated Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has reportedly said that the state Government House was vandalized by the administration of former Governor, Rotimi Amaechi. Wike explained further that he would not be able to live in the official residence for the next three months due to the said vandalization, Punch reports. The new […]