British University bans graduating students from throwing mortarboards

Graduating students have been banned from throwing their mortar boards into the air and are being asked to pay to have the caps photoshopped in to photographs. The University of East Anglia in Norwich said the hat throwing posed an unacceptable risk and a number of students had been injured in recent years. The university… Read More British University bans graduating students from throwing mortarboards

Off-duty police officers arrest armed man at tube station in London

Two hero off-duty police officers detained a man armed with a knife and loaded gun after he scared other passengers on the Tube. A passenger pulled the train’s emergency cord after claiming they spotted the weapons as they rode the District Line. The alarm alerted the off-duty Metropolitan police officers who raced to the carriage… Read More Off-duty police officers arrest armed man at tube station in London

Imo State Judiciary goes on strike over unpaid salaries

Judicial workers in Imo State have again shut down all courts in the state indefinitely, following what they termed “non-payment of arrears of salaries and allowances owed us by the state government”. The workers, who are acting under the umbrella body of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, distanced themselves from the 70:30 agreement Labour… Read More Imo State Judiciary goes on strike over unpaid salaries