Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Egypt detains ex-presidential candidate, latest in arrest series

A prominent Egyptian opposition leader was detained on Tuesday for "offending public decency" amid what rights lawyers say is a wave of arrests of potential

Venezuela's Maduro vows to push ahead with new congress despite unrest

Venezuela's unpopular President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday vowed to push ahead with a new congress to rewrite the constitution, despite dissent within his own ranks

British Police name Manchester suicide bomber

British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they

Nigerian Senate Wants CBN To Convert Lower Naira Notes Into Coins

The Central Bank of Nigeria should convert the country’s lower currency notes into coins to facilitate “highly repetitive” retail transactions, the Senate said Tuesday.

Nigerian Soldiers Kill Notorious Cultist 'The Supreme' In Rivers (Graphic Pics)

According to multiple online report,Mr. Supreme, the wanted leader of the notorious cult group, Dey Bam, tormenting communities in Rivers State, has been shot dead by

NIGERIA:Soldiers Strip Driver Unclad In Abuja For Not Having Complete Car Particulars

As shared by May Ebute......

'The brutality of the military and the paramilitary in Nigeria can actually make madmen out of sane people.

Pope Francis: A timeline of historic papacy ahead of Trump meeting

After publicly feuding over border walls, President Donald Trump and Pope Francis will finally meet on Wednesday.

NIGERIA: Pedestrian Bridge Collapses In Ikire, Osun State (Photo)

Ikire Pedestrian bridge in Osun state was brought down by trailer at about some minutes past 7pm today. www.metronaija.com can authoritatively confirm to you that

UK prime minister raises terror threat level to 'critical,' warns further attacks could be 'imminent'

Prime Minister Theresa May said late Tuesday that the terror threat level in Britain has been increased from "severe" to "critical" after review by the independent organization the Joint Terrorism Analysis Center.

The US Air Force makes it official: The A-10 will not be retired for the F-35

A US Air Force spokeswoman just confirmed a huge win for Congress and the infantry who have come to know and love the A-10 Warthog,

Nigerian Customs Intercepts Container-Load Of Arms In Lagos Port

The Nigerian Customs has again intercepted another container-load of arms and ammunition at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos.

EFCC Arrested Man For N69Million Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 22, 2017, arraigned a suspected fraudster, Oladipo Adedokun, alongside Lorient Habour Hotel

Nigerian Pastor, Dayo Epenusi, Shot Dead In US

Police in Indianapolis district, United States of America, have launched a manhunt for the killer of a Nigerian pastor, Oluwadayomisi Epenusi.

Baby Born Without Anus In Delta State (Photos)

This baby was born on Sunday, May 21 without Anus. The mother identified as Esheke from Aragba village in Delta State, who recently got married, is lamenting the

"Buhari Is Doing Well, He Will Win Presidential Election Again"; says Garba Shehu

The Presidency on Tuesday said if another presidential election were to be held today, President Muhammadu Buhari would still win like he did in 2015.

China to invest 23.3 mln U.S. dollars in developing space science satellites

BEIJING, May 23 (Xinhua) -- A fund of 160 million yuan (23.3 million

Saraki mourns late Channels TV correspondent Onuekwusi

President of the 8th Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of the State House Correspondent of Channels Television, Mr. Chukwuma

Nigeria Senate urges judiciary to re-visit law on rape, other sexual offences

The Senate has called on the judiciary to re-visit the law on all sexual offences, especially rape and domestic violence, to address the seriousness they bear. 

Ambode’s statement on our activities may have negative implications — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Tuesday that the call by Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State for its personnel to restrict their activities to city

See How Father, son take turns to rape 12-yr-old daughter

A 56-year-old man, Sunday Adimagwu, and his son, Kenneth, 21, were yesterday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s court and charged with defiling a 12-year-

Katy Perry addresses her feud with Taylor Swift: 'She started it'

Katy Perry confirmed her ongoing feud with fellow pop star Taylor Swift on Monday's "Carpool Karaoke" special on CBS.

“Buhari is dead” – Ex-British lawmaker, Eric Joyce insists... Let see If He is Right

A British politician and former military officer, Eric Stuart Joyce has again stirred another controversy over the health of President Muhammadu Buhari.

CBN injects $205m as Naira falls to N379/$

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday injected $205 million into the foreign exchange market even as the naira depreciated to N379 per dollar in the parallel market.

Boko Haram: Police deploy detectives in Abuja mosques, churches

The Federal Capital Territory Command of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday confirmed the deployment of its detectives in churches, mosques and other public

Order DISCOs to provide pre-paid meters to Nigerians or …, SERAP tells Fashola

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, SAN requesting him

Biafra Anniversary: Police arrest 150 in Enugu, Calabar, Delta, Ebonyi

…Scuttle BIM rally in Delta; Awka, Nnewi shun exercise 
…Onitsha, Owerri stand still, Count us out—MASSOB 

No fewer than 150 members of Chief Ralph Uwazuruike-led Biafra Independent

BREAKING: Fire razes shops in Lagos

Shops belonging to some clothe sellers in Lagos Island have been razed by fire, witnesses have said.

Court Adjourns Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m Forfeiture Hearing Till Sept.

Justice Mojisola Olaterogun of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has fixed September 24 for hearing in the application by the Economic and Financial Crimes

Yahya Jammeh stole $50m

The Gambia’s former president, Yahya Jammeh stole “at least” $50m from the state before he left the country in January.

2 men flogged 85 strokes of cane for gay s*x

Two men have been caned 85 times each in the Indonesian province of Aceh after being caught having s*x.

Bahrain security forces push into Shi'ite leader's home village

Bahrain's interior ministry said it had launched a security operation on Tuesday in the home village of the country's Shi'ite Muslim spiritual leader, the site of a sit-in

Mercy Johnson and Husband Step Out In Style

They look lovely togeth

South Korean 'swordsman' leads prosecution against impeached ex-leader Park

A high-flying prosecutor, who was demoted under impeached former president Park Geun-hye, is overseeing the case against her as Park made her first appearance in court

Journalist Went To Look For President Buhari... here's what happened

President Muhammadu Buhari may have been in and out of hospital since arriving London to see his doctors exactly a fortnight ago, if feelers from Abuja House – the

Death toll rises in suicide attack at Ariana Grande concert in Britain

At least 22 people were killed and 59 wounded in an explosion at the end of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday, in what

We must produce enough fuel by 2019 or I’ll resign — Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has vowed to resign if the country fails to attain self-sufficiency in the refining of petroleum products by

MASSOB, IPOB stage rally to sensitise on sit-at-home order

• Uwazurike flays May 30 order, as police arrest BIM members in Enugu
Agitators for a sovereign state of Biafra yesterday staged a peaceful awareness rally in Owerri about their resolve to hold a-sit-at-home exercise on May 30.

Tension in Delta communities over fresh attack by herdsmen

• Lawmaker raises fear of more killings
• Housewives allegedly raped, two feared injured
• Police plan to build more posts in Abraka, environs
Herdsmen’s alleged fresh attack on Ovre-Abraka, Eku/Egun communities in Ethiope East Local Council of Delta State has unsettled its residents. It was reliably gathered that

Gunmen behead one, kill four in Rivers

Suspected hoodlums on Sunday night killed five persons, beheaded one in two
communities in Rivers State. The Guardian gathered that the hoodlums beheaded a 19-year-

Ousted South Korean leader Park goes on trial

South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye, grim-faced and brought to court in handcuffs, went on trial Tuesday over a sprawling corruption scandal that saw millions take

Monday, May 22, 2017

Here is How Nigerian Man Rocks Biafran Color At His Graduation From A US University

A Nigerian man who graduated with Msc in Political Sc (International Security, and Deterrence) from a University in the United States -wore a Biafran-customized cap for

3 Nigerians Top The World In Mathematics

The trio of Master Honour Olatunji, Master Daniel-Aguebor Emmanuel Jesutobiloba and Master Olatunde Oluwasemilore Olaposi have emerged top in

Muslim Organizations Wants Army Recruitment, NYSC Camp Shifted For Ramadan

The Da’awah Coordination Council of Nigeria (DCCN), an umbrella body in Nigeria for Da’awah Organizations/Institutions has threatened to boycott the army recruitment

Adekunle Gold Ft Moelogo – Only Girl (video)

Adekunle Gold is finally out with the official music video to his latest single titled “Only Girl” Moelogo is also featured in the song.

Here is How Nnamdi Kanu Welcomed Ex Imo Governor, Ohakim, To His Residence In Abia

 The former Governor of Imo State, Ikedim Ohakim just paid a surprise visit to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his household

Silicon Valley is getting interested in healthcare — here's why that could be a good thing

Major tech companies are eyeing the healthcare world. 
Amazon is seriously considering entering the pharmacy business, according

New World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua Pictured With Floyd Mayweather And Crew

New World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua was spotted with Floyd Mayweather and his TMT crew. The Nigerian born British boxer, is currently rumored

Pastor Joshua Iginla Celebrates Birthday By Donating N23m To 115 Widows (Photos)

On Sunday, May 21, Bro Joshua Iginla gave the sum of 23 million Naira to 115 widows during church service.

Police Attack Protesting Shiite Members In Abuja,Teargas Them(pics)

Police attack protestors seeking release of IMN leader

Police in Nigeria fired water cannon at protestors in Nigeria demonstrating against the continued detention of Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and his wife in the capital Abuja.

Ayiri Emami Flies In A Private Jet To Visit Tinubu And Lai Mohammed. Photos

Warri Billionaire and All Progressives Congress APC chieftain in Delta state; Ayiri Emami was spotted in a private jet as he travelled to visit APC national leader; Bola