Nigerian Navy declares sea pirate wanted for hijack of vessel

The Nigerian Navy has declared one Charles Ekpemefumor, alias Charles Parker, wanted for the alleged hijack of MT MAXIMUS off Cote d’Ivoire waters on 11th February, 2016. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the Director of Navy Information, Commodore Christian Ezekobe. It said investigation so far conducted by Navy… Read More Nigerian Navy declares sea pirate wanted for hijack of vessel

Baltimore police shoots teenager, assault journalists on anniversary day of extra-judicial killing of Freddie Gray

A 13-year-old boy carrying a replica handgun was shot and wounded on the anniversary of mass protests sparked by a black man’s death in police custody, police said. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis told reporters near the scene of Wednesday’s shooting that two officers spotted the teenager carrying what appeared to be a firearm, identified… Read More Baltimore police shoots teenager, assault journalists on anniversary day of extra-judicial killing of Freddie Gray

27 dead as airstrikes hit hospital in Syria

Air strikes hit a hospital in a rebel-held area of Syria’s Aleppo and killed at least 27 people, including three children and the city’s last pediatrician, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday. The al-Quds hospital was supported by international medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which said it was destroyed after being… Read More 27 dead as airstrikes hit hospital in Syria