Nigeria Army to court-martial two Major Generals

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has ordered the military trial of two Major Generals of the Nigerian Army for what military sources said were offences contrary to service discipline. The senior officers are Major General Ibrahim Sani, former Chief of Army Transformation and Innovation Centre and Major General Patrick Falola, former Commandant,… Read More Nigeria Army to court-martial two Major Generals

U.S. seeking approval for sale of super aircraft to aid in fight against Boko Haram

The U.S. administration is seeking to approve a sale of as many as 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to Nigeria to aid its battle against the extremist group Boko Haram, U.S. officials say, in a vote of confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari’s drive to reform the country’s corruption-tainted military. Washington also is dedicating… Read More U.S. seeking approval for sale of super aircraft to aid in fight against Boko Haram

Australian blogger, Belle Gibson who pretended to suffer from cancer may face legal action

An Australian blogger and author who pretended to suffer from terminal brain cancer faces legal action over her deception. Belle Gibson gained fame in Australia after she claimed to have beaten cancer using natural remedies rather than medical intervention. She launched a successful app and cookbook, but later admitted the diagnosis was made up. Consumer… Read More Australian blogger, Belle Gibson who pretended to suffer from cancer may face legal action

Over a dozen persons arrested in Pakistan for burning teen alive

Over a dozen people have been arrested after a teenage girl was choked, injected with poison, tied to a van and then burned to death. Police in Abbottabad in Pakistan’s northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province said the death was a so-called honor killing ordered by a tribal council after the girl, 16-year-old Ambreen, allegedly helped a… Read More Over a dozen persons arrested in Pakistan for burning teen alive