Actress Linda Osifo continues to blaze the trail, outdoes herself in new movie ‘Devil in Agbada’

Named one of the most dynamic young women in Nollywood today and recently featured on ThisDay Style as part of a new generation for Nollywood, award-winning Nollywood actress, model and philanthropist Linda Osifo has delivered yet another stellar performance in the new movie ‘Devil in Agbada’ set to hit cinemas across the country. The storyline… Read More Actress Linda Osifo continues to blaze the trail, outdoes herself in new movie ‘Devil in Agbada’

Hong Kong police arrest former Apple Daily journalist Fung Wai-kong

Hong Kong police arrested a former senior journalist with the Apple Daily newspaper at the international airport on Sunday night on a suspected national security charge as he tried to leave the city, according to media reports. Fung Wai-kong would be the seventh staffer at the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper to be arrested on national… Read More Hong Kong police arrest former Apple Daily journalist Fung Wai-kong

U.S. carries out airstrikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria

The United States said on Sunday it carried out another round of air strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria, this time in response to drone attacks by the militia against U.S. personnel and facilities in Iraq. In a statement, the U.S. military said it targeted operational and weapons storage facilities at two locations… Read More U.S. carries out airstrikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria

Islamic State claims responsibility for rocket attack on power station in Iraq

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on a power station in Iraq, the group’s Nasheer News said on its Telegram channel. Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity said on its Facebook page that Salah al-Din Power Station in the city of Samarra was targeted with Katyusha rockets, causing severe damage to parts of the generating… Read More Islamic State claims responsibility for rocket attack on power station in Iraq

Boko Haram fighters pledge allegiance to Islamic State in video

A group of fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance to rivals the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) weeks after the former group’s leader died, according to a video. The video fuels fears that ISWAP is consolidating control of the insurgency in northeastern Nigeria following the death of Boko Haram leader Abubakar… Read More Boko Haram fighters pledge allegiance to Islamic State in video

Several injured following double bomb attacks in Congo’s Beni city

A suspected bomber was blown up when his improvised explosive device went off in a busy intersection of the Democratic Republic of Congo eastern city of Beni on Sunday, authorities said, the second blast in Beni on the same day. No one was killed in the two incidents apart from the suspected bomber in the… Read More Several injured following double bomb attacks in Congo’s Beni city

At least seven dead, dozens injured following explosion in Bangladesh

At least seven people were killed and more than 50 people were injured in an explosion in the Bangladeshi capital late on Sunday, police said. The cause of the blast, which occurred on the ground floor of a three-storey building on a busy street in Dhaka’a Moghbazar area, was not immediately known. “We have information… Read More At least seven dead, dozens injured following explosion in Bangladesh