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

Suicide bomber hits Turkish city of Bursa

A female suicide bomber has blown herself up in the northwestern Turkish city of Bursa, senior security and government officials said. Wednesday’s blast wounded several people, a security source told the Reuters news agency. Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton, reporting from Istanbul, said officials believed the suicide bomber attacked worshippers gathered at the city’s Grand Mosque… Read More Suicide bomber hits Turkish city of Bursa

Mississippi shootings leave three dead, one injured

Shootings early on Wednesday in north-central Mississippi have left three people dead and one severely injured, a Mississippi Bureau of Investigation official said. Multiple crime scenes are involved in the shootings in Montgomery County, located about 100 miles north of Jackson, according to Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain. A person of interest was… Read More Mississippi shootings leave three dead, one injured

Miss Tourism Ogun Beauty Pageant and Tourism Awards Season II

AGL Technologies, Organizers of Ogun State biggest pageant: Miss Tourism Ogun Nigeria has launched the 2016 edition show, Themed ‘THE IDOL QUEEN’ Edition; the 2016 edition is power-packed to celebrate our rich dynamism and cultural aesthetics as well as values. It is open for young Nigerian females between the ages of 17 and 26 who… Read More Miss Tourism Ogun Beauty Pageant and Tourism Awards Season II

Nigerian professor breaks 187-year-old academic record

A Nigerian academic, Professor Abiodun Alao, will on Wednesday deliver an inaugural lecture at King’s College, University of London, making him the first black African scholar to deliver such lecture since the institution was established in 1829. Alao, a professor of African Studies, was conferred with professorial title about two years ago alongside his Nigerian… Read More Nigerian professor breaks 187-year-old academic record