Thirteen dead as Boko Haram militants attack and take over five communities in Borno

At least five communities of Ladin Buta near Khaddamari village of Jere Local Government Area of Borno state have been taken over and destroyed by suspected members of dreaded boko haram sect who were armed with Ak47 rifles and petrol bombs including Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). This development is coming barely three days when two… Read More Thirteen dead as Boko Haram militants attack and take over five communities in Borno

Massive explosion rocks Finsbury park neighborhood in north London

A massive explosion at a kebab shop near a north London station this morning caused neighbouring flats to shake, residents say. Fifteen firefighters had to tackle a blaze at the fast food outlet on Wells Terrace near Finsbury Park station. A London Fire Brigade spokesman said crews had to cool a propane cyclinder which was… Read More Massive explosion rocks Finsbury park neighborhood in north London

Bus driver, left with nothing after two burglaries, wins life-changing lottery

A bus driver who was left with nothing after being burgled twice has won £6million on the National Lottery. 57-year-old Kevin Jones discovered he had won while stuck in the morning rush hour in the cab of his bus. The lucky winner, from Crewe, Cheshire, and his wife Michele, 56, were today unveiled to the… Read More Bus driver, left with nothing after two burglaries, wins life-changing lottery

New Afghan Taliban leader announced

Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada has been named the new Afghan Taliban leader following the death of Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, a Taliban spokesman said in a statement. “The Islamic Emirate’s leadership council… decided to appoint Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada as the new leader of the Islamic Emirate and Mawlawi Sirajuddin Haqqani and Mawlawi Mohammad Yaqoob as his… Read More New Afghan Taliban leader announced

Naira thrown into open market, official exchange rate nullified

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, announced a flexible exchange rate regime aimed at making foreign currencies more accessible. With this action, the CBN has nullified the official exchange rate regime of N197/dollar. The CBN took the measure following severe pressures on external reserve and foreign exchange supply crisis. Governor of the CBN, Mr.… Read More Naira thrown into open market, official exchange rate nullified