Thirteen suspected cultists arrested for vandalism in Lagos

No fewer than 13 suspected cultists have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command in the Ilasan, Ajah end of the Lekki-Epe Expressway for allegedly vandalising cars and shops. The suspects were arrested by the Maroko Police Division last Tuesday after the hoodlums went on the rampage around the Ilasan Housing Estate towards Lekki… Read More Thirteen suspected cultists arrested for vandalism in Lagos

India launches unmanned space shuttle

India has launched an unmanned model space shuttle, joining the race to develop reusable spacecraft. Since NASA stopped its Space Shuttle programme in 2011, there has been strong international competition to design alternative reusable spacecraft. Such vehicles significantly cut the cost of space exploration. India has been putting substantial research and resources into its space… Read More India launches unmanned space shuttle

Iraqi Forces to begin anti-ISIS offensive operation in Falluja

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launching of an offensive to retake the Islamic State stronghold of Falluja after the military told residents on Sunday to get ready to leave before fighting started. “Zero hour for the liberation of Falluja has arrived. The moment of great victory has drawn near and Daesh has no… Read More Iraqi Forces to begin anti-ISIS offensive operation in Falluja

Seventeen girls dead as fire razes school dormitory in Thailand

At least 17 young girls were killed after a fire razed the dormitory of a school for children of hill tribes in northern Thailand, officials said on Monday, adding several others were either missing or injured. The fire started late at night, meaning many of the children were asleep and unable to escape as flames… Read More Seventeen girls dead as fire razes school dormitory in Thailand