Nigeria Air Force bomb Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday said its newly acquired all-weather helicopter gunship, Mi-35M Super Hind, recorded its first hit in battle against the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East. Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore, Olatokunbo Adesanya said on 21 May, NAF Component of Operation LAFIYA DOLE conducted an Intelligence Surveillance… Read More Nigeria Air Force bomb Boko Haram insurgents in Borno

Naira appreciates against Dollar as CBN injects $482million into the forex market

The Naira, on Tuesday, appreciated to N375 per dollar in the parallel market due to weak demand for the dollars. Meanwhile the CBN intervened in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by selling $482.6 million. Acting Director, Corporate communications Department, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor confirmed this in a statement. He said: “A breakdown of Tuesday’s interventions… Read More Naira appreciates against Dollar as CBN injects $482million into the forex market

Several injured, vehicles destroyed as armed thugs attack APC meeting in Akwa-Ibom

Armed thugs, suspected to be loyalists of an opposition political party in Akwa Ibom State, have disrupted a meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ika Local Government Area of the state, injuring many as they also vandalized vehicles. The attackers struck less than an hour to the commencement of a reception ceremony, where… Read More Several injured, vehicles destroyed as armed thugs attack APC meeting in Akwa-Ibom

Miss Tourism Nigeria Organization Unveil Photos of 2017 Contestants

The Miss Tourism Nigeria Pageant Organization has unveiled its finalists for its 2017 event. The first task for each contestant was to create a signature look. A look that describes their totality in a single photo click. As a second part of their first task, the contestants will in the next 30 days campaign for… Read More Miss Tourism Nigeria Organization Unveil Photos of 2017 Contestants

U.S. Navy skydiver dies due to parachute malfunction during demonstration

A member of the U.S. Navy’s elite skydiving demonstration team plunged to his death on Sunday when his parachute malfunctioned while performing in an aerial exhibition as part of New York Harbor’s annual Fleet Week festival. U.S. Coast Guard personnel pulled the parachutist from the water near the mouth of the Hudson River moments after… Read More U.S. Navy skydiver dies due to parachute malfunction during demonstration

Former Greece PM Constantine Mitsotakis dies at 98

Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis, one of Greece’s most prominent veteran politicians, died early on Monday, his family said. He was 98. He was “surrounded by people whom he loved and loved him” when he passed away, his family said in a brief statement carried by the semi-official Athens News Agency. Mitsotakis, whose political… Read More Former Greece PM Constantine Mitsotakis dies at 98

Man arrested for fatally shooting sheriff’s deputy, 7 others in Mississippi

A Mississippi man went on a shooting spree overnight, killing a sheriff’s deputy and seven other people in three separate locations in rural Lincoln County before the suspect was taken into custody by police, authorities said on Sunday. Willie Corey Godbolt was arrested and was being treated in a hospital for a gunshot wound, according… Read More Man arrested for fatally shooting sheriff’s deputy, 7 others in Mississippi