A riot at a prison in Guatemala has left at least eight inmates dead and more than 20 injured. The authorities said the inmates were drinking on New Year’s Eve when a fight broke out. At least two prisoners were beheaded by fellow inmates. Rioters set fire to mattresses and bedsheets and cut power in… Read More Eight dead as inmates riot in Guatemala prison
Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning singer who had hits with such songs as “This Will Be” and “Our Love” and recorded “Unforgettable … With Love,” a best-selling album of songs made famous by her late father, Nat King Cole, died Thursday evening. She was aged 65. Cole’s death was confirmed by publicist Maureen O’Connor. Notables were… Read More R’n’B legend, Natalie Cole, dies at 65
A gunman on Friday sprayed bullets from an automatic weapon near a pub in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, killing two people and injuring at least seven others before fleeing, sparking a massive manhunt, police said. The incident took place in Dizengoff Street, a busy part of the city centre filled with bars and… Read More Two dead, seven injured as gunman attacks pub in Tel Aviv, Israel
The Court of Appeal, sitting in Owerri, yesterday sacked Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Abia State. The court also declared Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) the winner of the April 11 and April 25 supplementary elections in the state. Delivering judgment in an appeal filed… Read More Abia State Gov., Okezie Ikpeazu, sacked by Court of Appeal; APGA’s candidate, Alex Otti, declared Governor
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Glory Oluwaseun Isenere known as Queen Glory, is an Abuja based gospel singer and song writer who has great love for God and passion for worship. She believes God takes delight in praises and worship offered to Him in spirit and in truth through music and strongly attests to the fact that music is a… Read More New Music: Queen Glory – “Idinma”
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Two train stations in Munich, Germany, were evacuated and train service stopped on New Year’s Eve, a spokesman for the Munich police said, citing concerns of a possible terror plot. The planned suicide attacks were reported to be connected to ISIS, officials said. Police had received “concrete information that strongly indicates that there are possible… Read More Train stations evacuated over terror attacks threat in Munich, Germany