Exclusive interview with the ‘Iyawo Mi’ crooner Stanzyy

Fast rising artiste Stanley Louis Chinemezu popularly known by his stage name Stanzyy is a Maths/Statistics student of the prestigious Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri. An indigene of Amaigbo Nwangele in Imo State, the versatile singer has proven himself a part of the future of Nigerian music industry, which has recently been in the global spotlight.… Read More Exclusive interview with the ‘Iyawo Mi’ crooner Stanzyy

Indian Navy records biggest drug haul as it seizes 1,500kg of heroin off Gujarat coast

India’s navy seized a ship carrying about 1,500 kg of heroin worth 35 billion rupees (an equivalent of $545 million) on Sunday in what it said was its biggest ever drugs haul. The vessel, which was operating under the name MV Henry under the Panama flag, was intercepted off the Gujarat coast near the city… Read More Indian Navy records biggest drug haul as it seizes 1,500kg of heroin off Gujarat coast

Police officer killed, six injured as suspected militants attack patrol in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi police officer was killed and six others wounded when a patrol came under attack in the town of Awamiya in eastern Saudi Arabia on Sunday morning, the interior ministry said. Several policemen have been killed in the Shi’ite Muslim town since May when authorities began tearing down the old part of the town… Read More Police officer killed, six injured as suspected militants attack patrol in Saudi Arabia

U.S. military flies bombers over Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea’s missile test

The United States flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force on Sunday and the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said China, Japan and South Korea needed to do more after Pyongyang’s latest missile tests. North Korea said it conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missiles… Read More U.S. military flies bombers over Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea’s missile test

Dozens killed as African Union troops clash with al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

Fighting between al-Shabaab fighters and Somali government troops and African Union peacekeepers killed 24 people on Sunday, a regional official said, with the Islamist militants putting the death toll higher. Al-Shabaab ambushed a convoy carrying troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) early on Sunday in the Bulamareer district of the Lower Shabelle… Read More Dozens killed as African Union troops clash with al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

Russia President Vladmir Putin orders cut of U.S. diplomats by 755

President Vladimir Putin said the United States would have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people and that Russia could consider imposing additional measures against the United States as a response to new U.S. sanctions approved by Congress. Moscow ordered the United States on Friday to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and… Read More Russia President Vladmir Putin orders cut of U.S. diplomats by 755

One dead‚ four injured as armed gunman attacks nightclub in southern Germany

A 34-year-old man opened fire in a nightclub in the southern German city of Konstanz on Sunday, killing one person and seriously injuring three others, police have said. The gunman was fatally wounded in a gunfight with police officers outside the music venue after they had rushed to the scene shortly after the incident at… Read More One dead‚ four injured as armed gunman attacks nightclub in southern Germany

UNESCO honours legendary Nigerian musician Sir Victor Uwaifo with Living Treasure award

The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has honoured legendary Nigerian musician Sir Victor Uwaifo with the Living Human Treasure award. The award is given to reward those who possess to a high degree the knowledge and skills required for performing or re-creating specific elements of the intangible cultural heritage. The project initiated… Read More UNESCO honours legendary Nigerian musician Sir Victor Uwaifo with Living Treasure award