Court remands man for murdering daughter’s alleged boyfriend

The Cross River State High Court sitting in Calabar, on Friday, remanded one Godwin Elewana at the Afokang Prisons for the second time for allegedly killing and burying 22 year old Douglas Ojugbo whom he accused was having an affair with his daughter. In March 2015, Elewana chased the late Douglas upon sighting him from… Read More Court remands man for murdering daughter’s alleged boyfriend

Nigeria needs $1billion Eurobond for infrastructural projects – Finance Minister

I an interview, Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, explained the imperatives of the Eurobond and its potentials as a catalyst for Nigeria’s pathway out of recession. Excerpts: Q. Nigeria experienced its first full recession in decades in 2016. What is the government’s strategy for economic recovery? At the heart of the government’s economic strategy… Read More Nigeria needs $1billion Eurobond for infrastructural projects – Finance Minister

Policeman, civilians dead as security forces clash with pro-Sadr protesters in Iraq

An Iraqi policeman was killed and seven others wounded in clashes with protesters loyal to prominent Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr who had gathered in Baghdad on Saturday to demand political reforms, the interior ministry said. At least five protesters were killed, and 174 others wounded, according to an updated toll by the interior ministry on… Read More Policeman, civilians dead as security forces clash with pro-Sadr protesters in Iraq

Thousands evacuate homes to allow military experts defuse WWII bombs in Greece

Thousands of Greeks evacuated their homes in the second-biggest city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to allow experts to defuse a World War Two bomb. The 250 kg (550 lb) bomb was discovered about 5 meters (16 feet) below ground during excavation works at a petrol station last week. Up to 72,000 residents living within a… Read More Thousands evacuate homes to allow military experts defuse WWII bombs in Greece