Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital performed the first U.S. penis transplant on Monday. The transplant was tagged a “landmark procedure” by the doctors. Thomas Manning, 64, is recovering well after the 15-hour procedure performed by a team of over 50 surgeons, doctors and nurses, this month, according to the hospital. Manning, of Halifax, Massachusetts, had… Read More Massachusetts General Hospital’s doctors perform first penis transplant in U.S.
A top military commander in the Boko Haram sect, Boukar Kaou, has been captured by a joint military task force from Cameroon and Nigeria during a raid in Madawaya forest in Borno state near the border with Cameroon. A statement released yesterday by a spokesperson of the Cameroonian government, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, states that the… Read More Nigeria Army capture top Boko Haram commander
Colombian police reported that they have seized their largest ever domestic haul of illegal drugs, a weight of about eight tonnes of cocaine. The drugs had been hidden on a banana plantation near the north-western coastal town of Turbo. President Juan Manuel Santos congratulated officers on Twitter, saying: “Operation in Turbo seized the greatest amount… Read More Colombian police records largest domestic drug bust
A former UN Peace Ambassador, identified as Mr. Dom Nduaguba shot a seven-year-old girl twice. Local sources claim that the little girl had been playing with others in a compound when the man shot her. Luckily, the seven-year old, Chinaza Obidigwu, miraculously escaped death and is now recuperating at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi.… Read More Ex-UN Peace official shoots girl twice in Anambra
Two members of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra, MASSOB, were reportedly killed by two policemen attached to Okpoko Police Division, Onitsha suburb, Anambra State, while others sustained injuries while a shop was razed yesterday. Trouble was said to have started for the MASSOB members when a woman reported a… Read More Two MASSOB members die from assault injuries