Five Remanded For Stoning Man (70) To Death

A Kano State Senior Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded five men in the prison custody for allegedly kidnapping and stoning a 70-year-old man, Usman Danbuba, to death. The accused were identified as Wada Mohammed, 30; Ya’u Muhammad, 22; Musa Inusa, 35; Sale Buba, 27; and Sule Garba, 45. They were charged with …

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N.Korea ‘Hackers Steal US-South Korea War Plans’

Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including a plan to assassinate North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. Rhee Cheol-hee, a South Korean lawmaker, said the information was from his country’s defence ministry. The compromised documents include wartime contingency plans …

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Monkeypox Spreads To Lagos, 2 Cases Recorded

The Lagos State Government confirmed  that it has recorded two suspected cases and appealed to residents to remain calm and vigilant. Commissioner for Health Dr. Jide Idris told reporters that the two suspected cases were currently being investigated. “Though no confirmed case has been recorded, there is need to sensitise …

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Japan Scientist Grow Drugs In Chicken Eggs

Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases including cancer, in a bid to dramatically reduce the cost of treatment, a report said Monday. If the scientists are able to safely produce “interferon beta”, a type of protein used to treat illnesses including …

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Nigeria: Govt To Ban Open Drugs Markets From 2019

Open drug markets will be outlawed in Nigeria and shut down by the end of next year, the federal government has said. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, made this known on Monday in Lagos at a workshop organised by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control …

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We’re Ready To Die In 2019- Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says he is ready to lay down his life if it will ensure victory for the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections. Wike said this in the latest issue of ‘The Interview,’ a monthly magazine. The governor said one of the reasons …

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Seven People From The Same Family Feared Dead In Boat Mishap

Seven people were feared dead in a boat mishap involving a family returning from a farmland across the River Niger in Yauri Local Government of Kebbi State, Sunday night. Abdullahi Takwa, Chairman of Yauri Boat Builders and Wakilin Sarkin Ruwa (representative of Chief of the River), said the family were returning from …

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No Plan To Run For President In 2019 – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday he had not given any thought on contesting the country’s next presidential election in 2019 and had no timeline for when he may make such a decision. Mr Osinbajo said this while responding to questions at the FT Africa conference in London …

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Ex- Army Chief Victor Malu Dies At Cairo Hospital

A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Victor Malu, who served under former president Olusegun Obasanjo, is dead. Gen. Malu died at the age of 70. He died on Monday morning at a Cairo, Egypt hospital where he had traveled to for normal medical check-up two weeks ago. The …

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Miss Wheelchair World Beauty Pageant Debuts

Aleksandra Chichikova, a psychology student from Belarus, became the winner of Miss Wheelchair World, a beauty pageant first of its kind held in Warsaw on Saturday. According to an Associated Press report, a Polish organization, founded by two disabled women, had held the event in an effort to change people’s …

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Singer Usher’s Accuser Changes Story In Lawsuit

American Singer Usher’s herpes accuser in Georgia, Laura Helm, insisted she ONLY had protected s§x with him — even though she claimed otherwise in her $20 million lawsuit … but she had a good reason for lying, according to her attorney. TMZ obtained a recording of Helm on the phone …

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